Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 07-13-2018, 05:14 PM   #1
Winnebago Camper
 
Oldwirehead's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Homestead, FL
Posts: 23
Weighing RV

I hear weighing each wheel is the best way to do it. I looking for suggestions on where to get weighed like that? How much different is there between weighing individual wheels vs. by the axle?

Thanks
__________________
Army NCO on inactive duty
2002 Winnebago Adventurer on a Workhorse W22 Chassis
Oldwirehead is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-13-2018, 06:20 PM   #2
Winnebago Master
 
powercat_ras's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2015
Location: Manhattan, Kansas USA
Posts: 800
If you are an Escapees member they they offer a "Smart Weigh" service. They give you an exact weight on each side wheel set on all axles. You can google search Escapees Smart Weigh and learn more. They offer it at many rallies and when not at rallies they offer it at some of the Escapees owned parks. There is a reasonable cost.
__________________
Randy - Manhattan, Kansas
2015 Vista 27N
2016 Honda HR-V
powercat_ras is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-13-2018, 06:56 PM   #3
Winnebago Master
 
Join Date: Oct 2017
Location: Elk Grove, CA
Posts: 1,625
I think you'll find everything you're looking for plus a lot of other pertinent information here:

Tire Inflation Tables Work - iRV2 Forums

It's important to know side-to-side weights by axle since all tires on an axle need to be filled to the pressure that's appropriate for the heaviest side. Absent this information, it's a good idea to fill your tires to 110% of the psi specified by the tables to allow for side-to-side variance.
__________________
Bob C
2002 Itasca Suncruiser 35U
W20 Chassis
BobC is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-29-2019, 06:55 PM   #4
Winnebago Camper
 
Join Date: Jul 2019
Posts: 5
I go to the land fill/dump where they weigh incoming trucks and pay $5 to get weighed.
Marine Les is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-09-2019, 08:32 PM   #5
Winnebago Camper
 
Join Date: Jun 2018
Location: On the road
Posts: 8
Pilot and flying j have CAT scales that can weight you.
deckape is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-03-2020, 06:08 PM   #6
Winnebago Owner
 
Join Date: Mar 2019
Posts: 55
Full disclosure - I haven't checked the weight of my RV yet.

1. There is a truck stop in Kent, WA that charges $12
2. Some Washington State weight stations leave the scales operational when they are closed (depending on type of scale).
__________________
David & Laura
Renton, WA
2006 Sightseer 29R Special Edition
David_Laura is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-04-2020, 07:27 AM   #7
Winnie-Wise
 
Join Date: Jan 2020
Posts: 469
Get the Cat Scale apps. There's one to find the scales and one to use them. If you set the latter up beforehand (including giving it your credit card info) you can just fire it up, enter a code and drive right onto the scale.

If you look at their web page they have several different ways to weigh, but the most common for RVers would be just front and rear on motorhomes and front/rear and trailer on towables. $12 and when you're done they will email you a document giving you your weights (and you can also write them down). A re-weigh if you need to change something costs something less.

As David_Laura mentions, some Washington scales are left open, but more and more of those are being torn down. Also, it would take probably at least three measurements to get the same information.
Goodspike is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Weighing Tag Axle 42AD - Update From Freightliner rv rick Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Wheels and Tires 6 09-16-2011 07:32 PM
Weighing Journey DL 36GD TEO Winnebago Class A Motorhomes 7 05-30-2010 03:04 PM
Weighing motor home Robert Rice Winnebago General Discussions 6 04-15-2010 09:36 PM
Weighing Your Motorhome Colesmeister Winnebago General Discussions 9 01-03-2006 10:46 AM
Weighing all four wheels in HR VA ichn2go Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Wheels and Tires 10 04-04-2005 03:31 PM

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Disclaimer:

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by Winnebago Industries or any of its affiliates. This is an independent, unofficial site.


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 02:48 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
×