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Old 02-16-2015, 11:01 AM   #51
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One of the things a lot of MH owners comment on is they have a "camp button" that 5er owners don't have...after looking at a couple of the "big rig" 5ers at a RV show, I dunno...those Lippert autolevelers coupled with a air ride hitch seems to make unhitching and setting up camp a similar experience....and 5ers have (IMHO) a better floor plan than any of the FR MHs


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Old 02-16-2015, 11:35 AM   #52
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Not crazy just campers. We have traded campers a few times already. Traded because lifestyle changed. Went from having kids with us to have the kids leave the nest and not camping with us and from towing to seasonal. What helped have been good trade ins as our campers have been well maintained. We also put funds aside for such purposes so that we can pay cash for the new vehicle or new camper. We don't live 'high' but do enjoy ourselves. Hopefully our present camper is our last one . . . until we get a smaller one to travel with when we retire in a few years.
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Old 02-16-2015, 05:55 PM   #53
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HSVBAMA, their is nothing like backing in, making water, electrical connections, one button on jacks, one on awning, pull out a couple of chairs, then pull the tab on the first beer! Mrs. opens slides and sets up the inside, beautiful team work. Oh, and on the way to your destination you have to pee from to much coffee, pull over and put in park with flashers on, take care of nature and away you go LOL!!
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Old 02-17-2015, 07:33 AM   #54
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HSVBAMA, their is nothing like backing in, making water, electrical connections, one button on jacks, one on awning, pull out a couple of chairs, then pull the tab on the first beer! Mrs. opens slides and sets up the inside, beautiful team work. Oh, and on the way to your destination you have to pee from to much coffee, pull over and put in park with flashers on, take care of nature and away you go LOL!!
Very true. Unless you have remote control. Then chair and beer comes out after water and electrical connections. Then the awning, jacks, and slide out are taken care of between sips. I miss my tent......NOT!!
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Old 02-17-2015, 07:52 AM   #55
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Know the feeling, 4 new campers in less than 6 yrs. Retired 31Jul06, bought a new camper in Sep06, traded it in for an 07Kodiak in Apr07 and then in Feb08 we traded for an 08 Flagstaff831RLSS and finally settled for the present 2012 Flagstaff 8528RKWS which is the caboose.
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Old 02-17-2015, 08:58 PM   #56
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We totally relate to your post. Last December we traded our 2013 Wildwood 353 for a 2015 Cedar Creek CCK. Shopping different dealers in Michigan we found the deal that softened the blow. We are anxious for spring when we can begin to enjoy the extra room and amenities. Dave Ramsey would kick our butt but we have no regrets. Good luck with your decision.
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Old 02-20-2015, 04:47 PM   #57
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I haven't read all the posts, but I may be the craziest of all. Went from a TT to a class C to a class A (all new) in 17mos. Slightly less crazy since. 3 more in the last 12 yrs.

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Old 02-20-2015, 04:51 PM   #58
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Well, you've probably done the deed, but the truth is, the best RV, like the best boat, is one 2 feet longer than you have now . . .
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Old 02-21-2015, 02:55 PM   #59
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Just took our 13 month old 23' Micro Lite and traded for a Sunseeker 3010ds.
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Old 02-23-2015, 10:20 PM   #60
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We went through 3 in 3 years. then 8 years until our new motorhome... Plan ahead. I don't care what you buy, after a while you want something different or something adjusted. We've always done our research and still there is never a perfect answer.


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