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Old 09-06-2013, 07:34 AM   #1
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Bye Bye 24HFS.....Hello 27HFS!

Just picked up our new 27HFS last evening at Clem's trailer sales in Ellwood City, PA. I feel bad trading in the 24HFS so soon, but this unit is a much better fit for us! I can't wait to get her loaded up and get camping and ATVing!
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Old 09-06-2013, 08:06 AM   #2
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Congrats! Be sure and give your impressions compared to the 24. Right now I love my new 24 but I could definitely see a similar switch down the road. I was just a bit nervous on the length with my truck.
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Old 09-06-2013, 08:56 AM   #3
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So far just towing wise I didn't notice any difference, but with a a diesel pickup it really needs to be a major weight difference to notice. I know the bigger shower will be a nice upgrade to the 24HFS!
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Old 09-06-2013, 09:03 AM   #4
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Congrats on your new 27HFS.
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Old 09-06-2013, 09:25 AM   #5
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Thanks guys! We should have had the 27HFS in the first place but when we had our CanAm Commander sidexside it was to long to fit in the 27 so we went with the 24 instead. Should'a could'a would'a! HaHa!
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Oh I didn't realize a bigger shower...yeah, that would be a great upgrade! The thing I love about the 24 is I can carry my canoe in it. I also think the fold out seats are weirdly really comfortable. Other than that the 27 blows it away from what I can see. I have a half-ton and the lighter tongue weight on the 24 was a big factor for me. I have a hunch in a few years I will switch trucks and shortly after move to the 27.
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Old 09-06-2013, 09:46 AM   #7
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Yeah Sponge definitely more "bigger toy" room in the 24 but I think I might be investing in the Diamondback truck cover in the future to make hauling other four wheelers easier. My wife and I both have four wheelers and in about 2 or 3 years my daughter will probably riding her own so I need to make more space!
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Old 09-06-2013, 08:03 PM   #8
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Congratulations on the new 27 hfs While I can't compare the two. We really enjoy ours and I'm sure you will too. This was a perfect fit for my wife & I and the occasional trip with the kids. They call it our retirement home ha ha. We've been all over the northeast this season and couldn't be happier. It's really nice to be able to roll the toys out and go for a ride and it sure beats our tents. Have a great time with yours !
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Old 09-06-2013, 08:30 PM   #9
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Thanks RFK, our daughter will be tagging along with us on most camping trips because she is only 3. As for our four wheeler excursions to Hatfield McCoy trails in W.V. and hopefully a few other ATV friendly areas we will hopefully have a babysitter. My wife and I got everything installed this evening, now I just need to test the furnace and A/C to see if they work. The fridge got cold pretty quick and there seems to be no issues with anything else.......yet. We had no issues with the 24HFS except the shower wand breaking the last time we used it, nothing a little bit of Duct tape couldn't handle! HaHa!
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There's nothing duct tape and WD-40 can't handle. We were just out in PA two weeks ago around the PA Grand Canyon. Beautiful area. We invited our youngest to come along but at 26 he said "dad no offense but I have more fun with my friends". Too funny but he does come along if its just the two of us and our bikes. These are great campers to do that and were planning on the Blue Ridge Parkway next year. We need to find some good atv trails and load them up too.
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