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Old 07-27-2011, 11:49 PM   #1
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2005 Rockwood 8280 Fiver--$8900

2005 Rockwood 8280 SS Ultralite Fifth Wheel
30'6" from hitch king pin to rear bumper. 8 feet wide. 11' 3" high. Pin weight is 900 pounds, Unit dry weight is 7300 pounds (The Rockwood literature is wrong) Half ton towable, they say.
THE GOOD STUFF:
One electric Super Slideout, Rear Kitchen with Auto Gas/Electric 2 door 6 CF Fridge, microwave, 3 burner stove & oven, Fresh Water Purifier, 6 Gallon Gas Hot Water Heater , 13,500 BTU Ducted Roof A/C--30,000 Btu Ducted Furnace, Carbon Monoxide detector, Bathroom Fantastic Fan w/ Power Cover, Bedroom Fantastic fan.
This trailer has the deluxe “White/Stainless” package with Atrium slide windows, tinted safety glass, Day and Night Shades throughout, ceiling fan, free standing table and 4 chairs, 2 reclining swivel chairs, End Table with Magazine Rack, hide-a-bed sofa, 19" Flat Screen TV with CD/DVD, AM-FM Stereo/CD player, TV Antenna with Cable Hook Up, Theater surround Sound, Bedroom Speakers, Garden tub/shower, large wardrobe, Queen bed w/under bed storage.


Filon Fiberglass exterior in good shape, aluminum wheels, Front Power Jacks, Rear Stabilizer stab jack, manual awning, rear bracketed spare tire w/cover, ladder, outside shower, outside gas grill


Fresh Water Tank 36 Gallons--Gray Water Tank 60 Gallons--Black Water Tank 30 Gallons
New in 2010: Tires, battery, 55 Amp converter with Charger
EVERYTHING WORKS!!
THE BAD STUFF:
The floor from door to rear needs repair. It's mushy. Soft. Springy. Not rock-solid. However you want to describe it. Not fall-through-the-floor weak, just not as it should be.
That’s it.
We’re moving up and moving on.
I don’t have the time or talent to fix the floor—maybe you do.
Or maybe you’re looking for a nice hunting trailer for the woods--something that's not a musty shack or trailer--at a good price.
THE BOTTOM LINE: $8,900
Check out bluebook and you’ll see how low this is. If you’re handy, this is a deal you won’t want to pass up.
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