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Old 06-25-2014, 11:22 PM   #1
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2500TS Wannabe

We are seriously considering purchasing the 2500. Does anyone out there that has one care to comment with your likes and dislikes? Also, how are you handling not having a ladder. I know I have used the ladder on our current motor home a lot in order to clean/inspect the roof and maintain the vents.

Thanks for any input!
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Old 06-26-2014, 12:10 PM   #2
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Pretty sure the 2015 models are coming with the ladder. Just fits on the driver side. I'm not sure there is backer in there on the older ones, I'd have to check.
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Old 06-26-2014, 02:15 PM   #3
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How can I find out for sure about the ladder being on the 2015? That would put us one step closer to a decision
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Old 06-26-2014, 02:44 PM   #4
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I just saw pics of the 2015 on rvtrader and it showed the ladder!
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Old 06-26-2014, 02:46 PM   #5
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That's good, because I was in flight and the plant was hard to see from my seat.
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Old 06-26-2014, 08:29 PM   #6
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We have had ours for a year now, and absolutely love it. Easy to drive because its shorter, parks easy, too. Sure, there is no couch, but there are only 4 of us, 2 adults and to young kids, and we all fit in the dinette. We also have the swivel passenger seat, that comes in handy when we are stuck inside. It's amazing how much room 3 slideouts give a small 27 foot RV. The rear slide queen bed basically turns it into a 30 footer.
Things to consider; the split mattress in the back isn't the most comfortable; we bought a 2 in. memory foam pad for it, now its better than the one in my house! The slideout slides in just fine even with the foam pad on the split mattress, it just folds right up. Make sure to get the back bedroom TV. Our dealer told me over the phone it had the TV, we showed up to look at the unit, no TV. He made good on his word and installed one.
I do wish I had a ladder. I use a ladder at home to access the roof. Brian, mine is a 2013 model. I doubt it has the backers, but could you confirm that for me? I always look at the space on the drivers side rear and thought, they could fit a ladder there no problem. Well, I guess I was right!
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Old 06-28-2014, 02:06 PM   #7
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Thanks for the information. That is what I am looking for. Any reason you didn't go with the drivers swivel seat? Do you have the Chevy or the Ford?
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The unit we bought was already on the dealer lot when we bought it, we didn't custom order. They only ordered the passenger swivel seat. Ours is on the Ford chassis.
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Sorry for the late post but just saw yours. We have had our 2500TS for about 14 months. We love it, it drives easy, lots of power from the engine and with the 3 slides it has lots of room. I would like to have a ladder but so far do not miss it. Both front seats swivel, but we seldom use the drivers side, but passenger side swivel is very useful. I put 60 lbs in air bags, makes handling much better, with low pressure in bags it does sway some. We also put foam pad from Costco on bed, it helps a lot. Over cab bunk is big and sleeps two easy. Any questions let me know.
Good luck. Emory in MD
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My 2014 has been awesome. I'm only at 2500 miles but have over fifty nights on it. Next month I'm going to Burning Man in Nevada, which will add about 6000 miles. Mine did come with the ladder. I don't think it was dealer installed but not 100% sure, thought the salesman said it was factory. I'll have to look at my option sheet to know for sure. I love how big it it is when the slides are out and I actually love the mattress in the rear bedroom. Storage is more than adequate. I also have the Chevrolet 4500 chassis and am happy I waited to get it that way. I converted every light to LED and I've done plenty of others mods to make it just right for me. I moved the rear tv to the dinette and have a matching mount outside the door over the outside entertainment center. So I just quick detach it from it's dinette mount to the outside mount. I then bought a blu-ray dvd and 22" tv for the bedroom. With the 32" TV over the front bed, it seems like overkill but that's how I roll. I've added additional LED strips outside to the awning roller that change colors with a remote and I have added a lot of upgrades to the kitchen and bathroom too. 3M hooks everywhere keep things off the floor. There's a bunch of other mods that I've done and I've fixed every warranty issue myself rather than drive a hundred miles to a dealer. Would I buy this particular one again? Yes, I would. It is the RV for me.
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