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Old 04-01-2013, 02:55 PM   #1
Join Date: Oct 2012
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SOLD- 2013 27HFS Toy Hauler with Generator PLUS EXTRAS

Selling the Camper PLUS $3,000 IN EXTRAS - READY TO CAMP NOW!!!

UUUGGGHHH!! Ok, before the commentary begins......everyone please understand this is a family related decision and has nothing to do with Forest River, RV Wholesalers, Dave Durnell, this forum, etc. The airplane just makes more sense for us at the moment. Thank you to the sincere people in advance. We'll start with location for those interested....


Fully enclosed storage facility in Mansfield, TX......south side of the metroplex on HWY 360, 20 miles directly south of DFW Intl Airport.

About the Camper:

2013 Forest River XLR Hyper Lite 27HFS - 30' Half Ton Towable with Generator - Sleeps 6 to 8

Top-of-the-line Custom Factory ordered unit with ALL available upgrades & options except one - we did not want the external because it would have been located under the awning, above the furniture and outdoor carpet and directly below our exterior TV mount. We have a five year old son who would have gladly used it to wash the TV, guaranteed!

Because we've detailed it and fixed the minor "new camper bugs" that they all come with, I would say it's in better than new condition.
Additionally, the unit is stored in a fully enclosed facility out of the sun and weather. We keep it level and parked on 2x10 boards; also included.

Included Factory Options & Upgrades List: (see std features at bottom)

Onan Generator - 4,000KW factory installed ($4,000)

Upgraded Air Conditioner - 15K BTU instead of 13.5 for the Texas heat

Extreme Weather Package - extra insulation, enclosed underbelly, electrically heated holding tanks

Fueling Station - factory installed, includes 30 gallon tank, electric pump, fueling nozzle

TV Brackets - factory installed, 2 interior, 1 exterior

Power Tongue Jack - makes hookup and leveling a breeze, built in light for night operations

Power Awning - awning extends and retracts at the push of a button within 10-20 seconds

360 Siphon Tank Vents - factory installed and best on the market; eleminate 100% of holding tank odors

Rear Pull Down Hide-A-Screen over cargo entry ramp

Second Entry/Exit Door in cargo area (same as main walkthrough door in the front of camper)

TWO Queen Beds that electrically raise/lower in the cargo area, includes a ladder for the upper bunk

Removable Cargo Area Carpet - factory cut and installed

15" Aluminum Wheel Upgrade

Black Tank Flush

Three Fantastic Roof Vent Covers - top of the line covers added after delivery ($235)

Included Extras We Purchased Worth Over $3,000 That We're Throwing In (Everything is High Quality & Decor Matching):

Equalizer 4-Point Sway Control Hitch ($700)

Outdoor Carpet - 8' X 20' fits under awning and covers both enty/exit doors ($120)

RV Sattelite System - complete setup, cables, dish, sat finder, level, tripod stand, compass, extra HD coaxial for each TV hookup ($120)

TWO Flat Panel TV's mounted/quick disconnect brackets - 1 Large LED for living area & exterior, 1 Medium LCD/built in DVD combo for cargo area ($800)

Propane - 2 exchangable tanks completely full ($80)

Utensils - all plastic ware, storage containers, storage bags, bowls, plates, cups, skillet, pot, spatula, corkscrew, steak knives, etc. ($100)

Bedding - 6 Tommy Bahama pillows, 3 egyptian cotton 600 thread count sheet sets, 3 comforters, 1 4-inch memory foam mattress topper ($600)

Linens - 5 large designer bath towels, 5 large designer hand towels, 5 large designer wash cloths, 2 designer bath mats, several kitchen wash cloths ($150)

Interior Cleaning Products - 409, pledge, RV antifreeze, toilet brush, multiple trash cans, cabinet storage cubbys, tank chemicals, etc. ($100)

Exterior Cleaning Products - gelcoat wash, rubber roof wash, rubber roof treatment, awning wash, bug & black streak remover, etc. ($100)

Wheel Chocks & Leveling - 4 plastic Chocks, 2 lockable X-chocks, tri-leveler ($180)

3 Storage Containers - include setup items, fresh water no kink hose, additional no kink garden hose, important thin wall sockets, wood blocks, water splitter, water filter, water pressure regulator, 110 to 30amp adapter, etc. ($150)

Rhino Sewer Kit System - clear swivel head, all in one adapter, quality aftermarket items, etc. ($100)

Refillable Dry-Z-It Kit - removes internal moisture ($25)

Mud Dauber Screens - protect the furnace and water heater openings ($15)

Broom & Dustpan, Fly Swatters, 3 Small Folding Tables for ($25)

Two Sets of Double Refridgerator Bars - keep items from shifting during travel ($10)

About Us & Camper Usage:

We do our research, don't get in a hurry, and don't go the cheap route. We buy nice things and take care of them. We went to several dealerships and researched this particular model for almost one year before deciding to order it from the factory. We have used the camper two times and have meticulously cleaned and maintained it. One of these trips (short haul learning trip) was to Dinosaur Valley State Park without ATV's in the back. The second trip was to Mena, AR with the ATV's loaded in the rear. Both of these trips taught us more about the camper and we were impressed with the handling characteristics. We tow with a Ford F150 and would not hesitate to tow it anywhere.

Reason we are selling:

All of our immediate family lives outside of Texas. We are replacing the camper with an airplane in order to make more weekend trips out of state. We hoped the camper would bring our family together more, but the travel distances are not realistic over a two-day weekend. A rather fast airplane will allow us to make the journey in a few hours vs an entire day.

Buying Advice:

Highly doubt you can touch this unit in Texas for less than $30,000 plus TTL. Additionally, we are throwing in over $3,000 true cost worth of additional items that we used to outfit the unit; things any serious RV family will want and need. I will tell you that you can find stripped down versions of this unit for as low as $21,000 plus hitch and TTL around Indiana. But, they really are stripped down. The same stripped down unit would probably cost $24,000 plus hitch and TTL in Texas because of delivery charges. Again, do some research and find out the truth for yourself.

Sales Price:

We are selling our unit with everything above included for.....$26,950

Find a comparably equipped unit at a lower price and we'll talk about matching it.

For a list of "Standard Features" included with any 27HFS, visit the link below.
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Old 04-03-2013, 07:43 PM   #2
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Just want to say thanks to the forum members for the information and support we received over the last year or so. Happy Camping......maybe we'll see you back here in the future. Wouldn't consider going with anything but Forest River.
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