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Old 03-04-2014, 10:21 AM   #141
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Love My Forest River T.T.

We bought our flagstaff 27RLWS last fall, and have used it for 10 nights, and are very happy with it. We have not had any problems. It pulls well with our 5.3L 2009 Chevy 1500 Suburban. We are going to do the ALCAN, starting in May this year.

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Old 03-04-2014, 12:42 PM   #142
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We have been off-ground camping for 31 years, had two pop-ups, a 14 ft TT, and now a Rockwood 2503S. We have never been disappointed with any RV we've had, and we really love the 2503 layout and features.

Had a few minor items fixed on the 2503 - all at no cost.

Going into our third season with it and the first trip is booked at Sandbacks PP, second trip ready to book in a couple of days, total nights planned for 2014 is 24, and we're sure wishing it could be more.

We looked at quite a few makes and models before settling on this Rockwood. Spent many hours at many dealers. While doing that I can't recall ever overhearing someone complaining about service or quality. (But I can't say the same about some of the car shops I've been to.)

Overall we're happy and (comeon lottery!) wouldn't hesitate buying a bigger FR product in the future.

Happy Camping!

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Old 03-04-2014, 04:14 PM   #143
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Originally Posted by presley01 View Post
We are just over two months with our new unit, 42 days / nights camping so far this year in it and just love it. We also are over our payload, the truck handles it well. Two 5r's and 4years and the Tundra is still going strong.
Wow, that's getting bang for your buck! 70% of the time you've owned it you've used it, where do I sign up for that?
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Old 04-17-2014, 04:58 PM   #144
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We are new to retirement and campers. My wife retires this June and I am retired. I just gave up riding motorcycles due to health reasons; I have ridden bikes for over 45years. So I sold my bike and traded in our old camper, added a little sock drawer money, and got the camper of our dreams, a new 2014 Flagstaff 832IKBS. We love it. We plan to do some traveling and winter camping down in Florida around Lake City. Anyone that knows of a good reasonable, clean and fun campground, feel free to send us a message. Oh one more thing, we have a dog. He is a Shih tzu aka Buddy Spunk and a cat named Hello Kitty. Mike and Joy
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Old 04-19-2014, 07:03 AM   #145
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papabear563, good luck with your new camper, hoe you enjoy it as much as we enjoy ours. You will have to a lot of searches to find places in Florida as they can get very pricey. Most all want long term rentals. We have a shih tzu also name is Gizmo
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Old 04-24-2014, 06:57 AM   #146
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We love our 3050 Sunseeker 2014. We were just in Florida for 8 weeks and did have two problems, the worse one was our propane tank had a small pin hole in it and started leaking. We were in a state park and they called the fire dept. They came with big fire truck, medic truck, and fire chief truck. You talk about being the sight of the campground. Camp road blocked, we couldn't get in the rv. Took them from 3:30 until 11:30 to take care of it. 4 hrs taking gas out and burning it. No one needed a campfire the torch of gas was it. So glad that was over, now we are waiting for FR to put on a new tank. The other problem was two tires losing air, defective tire extenders. Other minor things, that I'm sure most have. But we love our unit, just wish FR would find the problems before we did.
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Old 04-24-2014, 09:39 AM   #147
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For an LPG leak? Wow, ok. Overkill much?

I understand the danger involved, but that's a pretty big response.
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Old 04-24-2014, 10:05 AM   #148
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Yikes! That does sound like overkill on the Park's response (It must have been a slow day for the first responders)

As for the problems with your unit SunnyFun, not so much Forest River as your Dealer's pre-sale preperation and inspection process (agree the problems "originated" at the factory, but should have been caught by the dealer when they prepped your unit).

One thing you may want to add to your Rig soon are tire pressure monitors - most of us on the FRF have bought from Truck System technologies - Trucking System Technology |TST Trucking Systems

The 507 system is what most of us have
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Old 05-06-2014, 12:24 PM   #149
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We bought our columbus 320rs 2012. In the last two years we have pulled it a little over 6000 miles and have lived in it for about 9 months. have had one minor problem with it, a water leak. All they had to do was tighten a connection. We like so much we just order a new 365rl. So we could get some more feature that we wanted.
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Old 05-11-2014, 09:59 PM   #150
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Just purchased a 2003 wildcat 31' to live in fulltime on my farm and i couldn't be happier. of course there are bumps. Aren't there bumps with any new or used car, house or anything else? My philosophy is this....the best horse i ever owned wasn't a pushbutton easy going low energy hack. Quite the opposite in that he challenged me hence i learned so much more. Same holds true for me and my cute wildkitty by Forest River.

Full timing it with my dogs....and loving it!!!
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