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Old 10-22-2013, 11:34 AM   #1
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Question Considering upgrading.

Hi!

We have a 2007 Rockwood Signature Ulatalite, 31' TT, with a super slide. It has been serving it's purpose well enough; we even lived in it for 9 months!

But after having lived in it, we're thinking we might want something else/newer/bigger. We have a 2005 Dodge Ram 2500 diesel 4x4 as a tow vehicle and have no plans to replace that.

Any ideas, tips, suggestions are greatly appreciated, as the one we have now is the only one we've ever had and don't really know anything else about anything else!
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Old 10-22-2013, 12:17 PM   #2
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Hi!

We have a 2007 Rockwood Signature Ulatalite, 31' TT, with a super slide. It has been serving it's purpose well enough; we even lived in it for 9 months!

But after having lived in it, we're thinking we might want something else/newer/bigger. We have a 2005 Dodge Ram 2500 diesel 4x4 as a tow vehicle and have no plans to replace that.

Any ideas, tips, suggestions are greatly appreciated, as the one we have now is the only one we've ever had and don't really know anything else about anything else!
Only because I'm partial.....

I'd suggest looking at the sabre 5th wheel line up!

There's even new models comming and are listed online.

We currently have a 2011 32-bhok-6 and are looking at the 35 qsik

http://Www.palominorv.com/Productinf...abre&RVType=FW
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I you have time, hit up an RV show. It sure was enlightening for me.
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Old 10-22-2013, 12:35 PM   #4
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Forgot to mention, hubby would like to find a way to take his motorcycle with us. It's a big ol' thing! Honda VTX 1800R!
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Forgot to mention, hubby would like to find a way to take his motorcycle with us. It's a big ol' thing! Honda VTX 1800R!
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We use a all American sport toy hauler 39.5 ft fifth wheel & haul our Honda 1800 motor trike. We have more room than we need, however it is nice to have the room.
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What is the payload rating for the truck?
What is the tow rating conventional and fifth wheel?
Don't plan on buying a bigger unit until you study the numbers.
Read the owners manual.
Do you have a tow package?
A fifth wheel prep package?
A camper package?
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Old 10-23-2013, 05:28 AM   #8
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What is the payload rating for the truck?
What is the tow rating conventional and fifth wheel?
Don't plan on buying a bigger unit until you study the numbers.
Read the owners manual.
Do you have a tow package?
A fifth wheel prep package?
A camper package?
The only thing I know of these is there is no 5th wheel package. Ken, hubby, knows all that.

There is a gigantic RV place just up the road, Camping World. Think I'll go see what I can see.
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The only thing I know of these is there is no 5th wheel package. Ken, hubby, knows all that. There is a gigantic RV place just up the road, Camping World. Think I'll go see what I can see.
Bear in mind- RV dealers are notorious for over selling a truck's capabilities. It is rare that one will take the time to learn your setup and aid you in your search properly. It's up to you to learn what you can tow (especially if you're trying to stay within all of your truck's ratings).
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The only thing I know of these is there is no 5th wheel package. Ken, hubby, knows all that. There is a gigantic RV place just up the road, Camping World. Think I'll go see what I can see.
Fifth-wheel hitches are easily added to any truck.

I hope you will do more research than just walking into the closest dealership and finding something you like. From my research, CW doesn't sell any brands I would buy. There are also RV dealers in Seguin, Boerne, and two or three near Buda.

I really liked my salesman, JJ Jackson at Crestview in Buda (but I'm not so happy with their service department).
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