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Old 12-21-2015, 06:39 PM   #1
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Opinions on Georgetown 30x3

Hi Everyone,

I've seen the 30x3 in person and we really like the floorplan, finish, etc. It was after looking at an Fr3 30ds.

Going to test drive this weekend. Anyone have any opinions, experience with this model?

I'd be very interested to know if I should expect the same level of engine noise compared to an Fr3. It seems as though the 30x3 is considered a higher level model so I'm hoping there is a difference.

Thanks in advance.
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Old 12-21-2015, 11:24 PM   #2
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And to clarify, I'm talking about the 3 Series GT, Georgetown.
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Old 12-21-2015, 11:28 PM   #3
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I will be honest I had no idea what a 30x3 was and just checked online.
It seems to be on the same Ford chassis but the interiors are more like you would find in a trailer or 5th wheel.
It seems FR is trying to make motorhomes more affordable by not building the interiors as nice as the other Georgetown like the XL version.


The one thing I noticed that I like is the King Size bed. Which most of us wish we had.


Anyway for it seems it may be a good choice for families that want to just camp for a long weekend or a few weeks during the summer. It probably has single pane windows and minimum insulation compared to others but I'm just guessing.
What is the price range on these?

Let us know more after you drive it.


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Old 12-22-2015, 08:32 AM   #4
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Nice looking unit. I wish I had the king size bed in my Xl 377TS. We had a king in our Cardinal and I do miss it because our little dog seems to get bigger at bed time. Good luck on your decision and enjoy.
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Old 12-22-2015, 08:56 AM   #5
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Unit appears to have a single AC and a 4KW genny and that to me would indicate a 30 amp service. Of course it's a 31 footer and maybe that's enough but sometimes does limit power needs.
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Old 12-22-2015, 09:15 AM   #6
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One video I watched said it has an 18k a/c unit. I have never seen an 18K roof air.
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Old 12-22-2015, 10:01 AM   #7
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One video I watched said it has an 18k a/c unit. I have never seen an 18K roof air.
I think it's made by Atwood and they call it an 18K "equivalent" whatever that means to them.
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Old 12-22-2015, 10:23 AM   #8
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Looks like a well thought out floor plan, similar to our Forester 3011 less some of the amenities. I like the idea of the outside kitchen allowing you to keep most of your bbq stuff out there, makes up for the small refrigerator inside. Also like the full width slide out compared to the C.

I did notice the king bed is only 74" long, not 80, but that length has not been an issue for me (5'11"). Also it does not appear to have LED lights. Guess they have to keep the costs down to compete.
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Old 12-22-2015, 05:28 PM   #9
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First I've seen of this. Looks interesting. Seems like a cross between FR3 and G'town standard line to me.
On the plus side...you get a fiberglass roof and (to me) a nicer interior. But it does look limited like the fr3 on the a/c & generator and I would think it is 30amp service. I think the shower is nicer than the FR3 shower as well. Not sure about the countertops which are corian look alikes in the standard line.
If there is an option for a 50amp upgrade with 5kw genny and 2nd air conditioner...I would definitely get that if you are planning to camp in hot places. We have a 15k&13k in our 29 foot G'town and need every bit of it....+ the 50 amp service lets you run the air and the microwave or coffee pot at the same time.
I would expect you're gonna hear pretty much the same noise levels on the Gtown's as on the FR3 since the chassis is exactly the same and you just have the small dog house over the engine. There are sound treatments you can add on to take it down a few db but nothing that can bury the noise when you're climbing a grade.
We're very happy with out G'town after crossing the country twice...Good luck with your decision making.
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Old 12-23-2015, 10:15 AM   #10
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FWIW It looks like a lighter chassis too. Compare the specs to a Georgetown.

I think you will find as many people turned off by a King bed as are turned on. It's wasted space with expensive sheets and blankets if one is used to a Queen or Double.
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