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Old 09-09-2013, 05:11 PM   #21
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Hope you got one with the second door option. We actually use the side door into the garage as much, if not more that the front door.
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Old 09-09-2013, 08:57 PM   #22
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Yes we got the second door option, I seen one on the Internet with one door and I was like what the heck I hope they didn't change them! When we called the dealership they said it was an option and the one they had coming in had the second door........thank God! It also has the black tank flush, L.E.D awning lights, and the power awning (which I'm not sure if I like) because there is no adjustment for different angles that I can see.......in case if its raining I would slope it to one side to let the water run off and this thing just sticks straight out. I also had them put on a power lift jack, so much better than cranking!
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Old 09-09-2013, 09:24 PM   #23
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No worries on the power awning. There are thumb screws on both arms to adjust the angle. When the awning comes out its straight out. You'll need to pull down either end and tighten the knobs at what ever angle you want it. Just remember to loosen them before you go to pull it in Sounds like you got a nice set up.
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Thanks RFK, I will have to give it a try! There are still a few things I want to go over yet, only had it since last Thursday and it was a busy weekend away from home.
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Spiker51, congratulations on the new 27 HFS. We have had ours for a while and just got back from another weekend trip. We like it

We have looked at modifing the dinette. It is not comfortable and the table is way to wobbley. We leave it in the bed position most of the time and our bull dog uses it to nap. It does not seem right to have a slide just for a dog bed . In another thread, 27 HFS Removing Dinette "Rotech" posted pictures of his modification. That looks like the way we will go, but there is only the two of us. As far as resale value the futon may be a better idea. The futon djmac1964 posted may be a good solution at least the dog would be happy and someone else could use it to.
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Glad to help if I can. I have the 2013 XLR 27 HFS with the extreme weather package, power tongue 4kw generator power awning and some other stuff. And with help from friends and a lot of info from this forum we're really having a lot of fun. Let me know if you run into something i can help with
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Thanks for your input Kaboom and RFK! It is really great to have this forum! I told the salesman a the camper dealer I go on this forum to get input and help and that I trust you guys more than the dealerships guys and he kinda of looked at me funny.........oh well the truth hurts! HaHa!
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Yes we got the second door option, I seen one on the Internet with one door and I was like what the heck I hope they didn't change them! When we called the dealership they said it was an option and the one they had coming in had the second door........thank God! It also has the black tank flush, L.E.D awning lights, and the power awning (which I'm not sure if I like) because there is no adjustment for different angles that I can see.......in case if its raining I would slope it to one side to let the water run off and this thing just sticks straight out. I also had them put on a power lift jack, so much better than cranking!
Sounds like you got a pretty nice setup! Enjoy!
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No worries on the power awning. There are thumb screws on both arms to adjust the angle. When the awning comes out its straight out. You'll need to pull down either end and tighten the knobs at what ever angle you want it. Just remember to loosen them before you go to pull it in Sounds like you got a nice set up.
Thanks for the trip on adjusting the awning.
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Old 09-11-2013, 09:27 PM   #30
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We have the 24HFS because we could not get our RZR to fit in a 9' garage. Wished it was a foot longer. My question for you guys is what brand of weight distribution hitch are you using and what weight? I am pulling with a 2013 Tundra. Thanks.
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