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Old 05-11-2014, 05:48 PM   #1
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Georgetown 351 DS 2014 vs. 2015

What's the difference between the 2014 and 2015 GT 351DS?
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Old 05-11-2014, 06:09 PM   #2
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It looks like on the 2015:

-No carpet on the living room slide...cool
-The living room TV sides out towards the hallway...dumb
-Different euro chair...okay
-No carpet anywhere in the cockpit...really cool

That's all I can tell from looking at pictures. I'm willing to bet it comes standard with the CHF, rear TigerTrak, correct tire pressures, and steering stabilizer. I believe that's called the "Drivability Pack" which will be standard from 2015 and on. LOL. You can only wish.
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Old 05-11-2014, 07:41 PM   #3
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I'm seeing the same things on no carpet in the smaller models too...hope they build mine that way too!! Was an up charge in 2014 for vinyl in place of carpet...and you ended up with more carpet STILL than this years models. Love the wood look.
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Old 05-12-2014, 11:59 AM   #4
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well, this is what we noticed (haven't picked up the 2015 yet, but looked at it this weekend)

Different style drawer/cabinet pulls
NO CARPET anywhere, including up front (wood pattern vinyl)
LED lights under awning (this may have been standard, but wasn't on the one we looked at)
LED lights inside (all overheads)

The living room TV does NOT slide, I specifically looked yesterday.

Wish it came with the "drivability pack" but I think that's aftermarket only.

If there are any more specific questions, I'll be happy to try and answer them from memory , or once we have picked it up on Thursday, will be happy to look.


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Old 05-13-2014, 07:30 PM   #5
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Thanks for the help. Just out of curiosity, why is it a disadvantage to have the tv slide so it may be watched while driving? We have two children (7 & 8) who would probably have watched it while on the road. We just ordered our 2015 and are very excited about it.
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Thanks for the help. Just out of curiosity, why is it a disadvantage to have the tv slide so it may be watched while driving? We have two children (7 & 8) who would probably have watched it while on the road. We just ordered our 2015 and are very excited about it.
I haven't tried it, but I was told that the main TV is disabled while on the road. Haven't tried to turn it on with the genset on and driving so I don't know if it's true. I doubt it. If they included a TV slide, then you could fire up the genset and play a DVD.

I don't like the idea that it sticks out blocking the hallway. I can see me smashing into it or something.

I disconnected the side camera from the camera's control box and took one of the outputs from the DVD player and connected it to the box. You can watch a DVD in the camera's monitor.

If you don't have the front drop down bed, it's very easy to install a TV in the middle overhead cabinets. I did that plus a blue-ray player in the passenger's side cabinet. I also plan on running an RCA up to that TV from the console's DVD player.
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Old 05-14-2014, 07:35 AM   #7
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It would have been nice on this trip to have the living room TV slide to the left.
On our 2nd night out had some issues with the living room slide going out so rather than risk getting stuck at an RV park we decided to leave it in. Had a great cable hook up but couldn't watch living room TV. Now I am currently parked in my sisters driveway and even though I fixed the cable problem myself after arriving, they keep their cars parked on that side so we still have to keep the slide in. Not a big inconvenience but would be a nice feature to be able to slide that TV over.
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It would have been nice on this trip to have the living room TV slide to the left.
On our 2nd night out had some issues with the living room slide going out so rather than risk getting stuck at an RV park we decided to leave it in. Had a great cable hook up but couldn't watch living room TV. Now I am currently parked in my sisters driveway and even though I fixed the cable problem myself after arriving, they keep their cars parked on that side so we still have to keep the slide in. Not a big inconvenience but would be a nice feature to be able to slide that TV over.
Agree, would be nice to be able to slide it out if you can't extend the slide.

I couldn't find a similar slide out bracket like the one I saw in a 2015 picture. You could probably contact FR for a part number though.


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I have mixed feelings on the slide out TV - it would be helpful if you couldn't get the living room slide out, but could be a hazard as well.......
I think I'm OK with it as is for now!
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I have one of the slide out TVs in my 328, and don't see any downside at all. If we were staying in a place where the slides couldn't go out (Walmart lot, for example) you can still use the TV with the slide in. It has a pretty positive lock indent on the slide, so it doesn't come out when you don't want it to.
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