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Old 03-29-2019, 08:39 PM   #1
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Hello!

We're first time buyers, looking at a Sierra or a Sandpiper; can anyone help me understand the difference between the:

Sierra 402QB
Sandpiper 404QBWD

Specifically the extra "WD" - what does that mean? Is there a glossary of what these suffixes mean for these two product lines?

And what about the 404 vs 402 - is 402 just older model? Both are listed as 2018.

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Old 03-29-2019, 11:29 PM   #2
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They are twin brands with the same floorplans.
Only differences are outside graphics and interior decor.
Made in same factory.
Just like Rockwoods and Flagstaffs.
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Old 03-30-2019, 09:39 AM   #3
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Thanks, I figured the branding part - but the model numbers and suffixes are different, too.

So for example, forgetting the Sandpiper, just focusing on the Sierra:

The unit for sale near by is a Sierra Destination 402QB. That model is no longer listed on Forest Rivers site. What is listed is 404QBWD.

My first impression is the 402 vs 404 is just a the difference in years - like the unit I am looking at is a 2017/2018 and we're in to 2019/2020 so they've bumped the number up by two.

But what about the QB vs QBWD? What does the W and the D mean?

We're no longer talking about the (lack of) difference in brand, these are both "Sierra Destination 40xxxx" models.
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Just a guess, but looking at the slight difference in floor plans, I'd say, Quad Bunk, Wardrobe. The 402 has a bed slide and the 404 has a fixed bed and wardrobe slide.
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