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Old 09-29-2016, 10:58 AM   #11
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A used camper is the pinnacle of buying another persons problem. Not me.
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Old 09-29-2016, 11:53 AM   #12
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No, not traded one back in, but I've been on the other end of the transaction with a nice savings! We bought a "used" trailer only five months after it was manufactured and saved several thousand. If it had ever even left the dealers lot we couldn't tell it by looking at it.
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Old 09-29-2016, 12:21 PM   #13
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No, not traded one back in, but I've been on the other end of the transaction with a nice savings! We bought a "used" trailer only five months after it was manufactured and saved several thousand. If it had ever even left the dealers lot we couldn't tell it by looking at it.
Same. I always buy my cars 2 years old off lease. Let some other person take the financial loss, not myself. I get a nearly new car for about 60% of the price, with plenty of warranty left on it.
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Old 09-29-2016, 12:54 PM   #14
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With it only be a month old it might be a bit soon to know what else might not a good fit for you family. Time & camping could provide more insight rather than just the lack of seating options.

You could see what options your dealer would offer to see how the numbers work out and where you stand. The outcome might take care of some of the mystery. Selling the unit yourself could yield a better outcome than trading it in. There are pros & cons whether you trade or sell.

Another option would to hold off a while and use your present trailer as a starter trailer with the goal of getting a different unit down the road. In the meantime during nicer weather you could set up an outdoor area with additional seating. This suggestion might not be ideal but it doesn't necessary have to be forever.
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Old 09-29-2016, 01:24 PM   #15
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We traded our 2014 Wildcat MAXX (24RG) for a 2016 Wildcat MAXX (28RKX) about 15 months after the 24RG purchase. Paid $24K for the 24RG, got $18K trade in. Not too happy with the trade in value, but as they say "it is what it is"!
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Old 09-29-2016, 02:00 PM   #16
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Our first was almost 2 years old and not used much... Still had the new trailer smell. OCD people owned it. Never "cooked" inside just rolls or something, never wore shoes inside, never showered inside etc... I did more bad stuff after I got it than they did. It was still nice when the Lord took it. The only thing I did bad to it in 2 1/2 years was let it sit outside.
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Old 10-03-2016, 06:18 AM   #17
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I started with a 21' Flagstaff MicroLite 4 seasons ago. The following season I traded on a 25' MicroLite. The following season I traded on a Sunseeker Class C and have used it for 2 years now and I don't plan to trade it.

I lost about 10% on both trades but my trailer was only 1 year old and like new inside and out. I got them for a good price as well so I think that helped. Good luck.
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Old 10-03-2016, 07:28 PM   #18
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We are in our 5 th trailer in 10 yrs. Each one for different reasons. Like this one for now. Try to fix what you don't like.
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Old 10-03-2016, 08:13 PM   #19
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Re: Flagstaff 25FKS (Rockwood Mini Lite 2506S)

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Wife and I bought our Flagstaff 25FKS about 1 month ago, and now realize it's not really the camper we dreamed of. Specifically there is no place to sit except for the dinette.
We we're thinking of trading it in for a different trailer that would better suit us, just wondering if anyone else has ever done that and how much if any did you lose on trade.
Sorry that happened...We looked at the same trailer but with Rockwood label. 2506S. And I thought it was an odd floor layout..as it seemed "roomy" but really a lot of empty space in the middle. Not much storage either. Only reason I could see anyone would order is due desire for the pull out kitchen or having a bedroom? We thought we liked the 2502S but the sofa is not as "deep" as the sofa in the 2503. and there is wasted space behind the sofa.

We decided to order the 2503S murphy bed option. Love the second door into the huge bathroom.
Hope you find the one you love!
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