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I would simply reduce the camping gear's load-out volume and weight such that the suitcase, and thus the extension, is no longer deemed necessary.
Lighter & more compact gear, and/or a Cyclerack with panniers can allow you to bring what you want without compromising much of the bike's handling and inherent qualities. Besides, a more stock length bike is easier to transport on a carrier or in a pick-up bed should the need occur.
Since the swing arm is prepped for an extension I would suggest just 2" to ensure good clearance with the Duro PowerGrip. I have this on one of my TWs and it permits an affordable chain length without any significant compromises in other aspects. Slightly increased turning radius is noticeable swapping from bike to bike but is rapidly adapted to.
If you're worried about back-flipping on ascents try hanging more weight off the front. :) With pod lights, handguards, switches and wide porky Shinko 244s my TWs never wheelie out of control .
 
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