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Old 03-06-2013, 08:37 PM   #1
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New XLR models

I noticed on FR website they hsow models 300X12HP as new. I know they have had the 300X12 for a while so what is new with the HP? Anyone know? Thanks
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Old 03-07-2013, 11:08 AM   #2
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That is funny, I bought a 300x12HP yesterday and was wondering the same thing. I didn't even realize the HP until looking at the paperwork.
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Old 03-07-2013, 11:15 AM   #3
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That's awesome. Enjoy the new trailer! And let me know if you talk to the dealer and find out what the HP means. I sent an email to XLR but have not heard back. Just curious because there are some listed that dont have it and Im not sure if they just did not bother to list it online or if they are actually different this year. Thanks
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Thank you, I'm excited to get out there and use it. I'm heading down next Thursday to get my hitch installed and pick her up. I'll be sure to ask what makes the HP and HP, high performance maybe?
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Old 03-07-2013, 11:23 AM   #5
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I see your in NJ. Im in the Philly suburbs of PA. If you dont mind me asking, what dealer are you buying from?
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Old 03-07-2013, 11:24 AM   #6
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Sure, Crossroads Trailers in Newfield NJ
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Old 03-07-2013, 11:29 AM   #7
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Great thanks. I saw them listed and they seem to have good prices. Thanks again and let us know what you learn on the HP
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They are about 2 hours from me but close to the race track I most frequent. We went down yesterday to process all the paperwork. Dan Ali there is helping us and he has really worked with us to get the best value for our 26' McKenzie Dune Seeker trade and get us out the door at a good price. They also have decent stock, which was important yesterday.

I currently have a 3/4 ton dodge with a Cummins engine. I work in finance so my truck is exclusively for my hobbies. I never thought I would need more towing capacity that the 13K I can tow, I passed on a full ton pickup for comfort reasons. We went and looked at some Keystone toy haulers with wood frames that were really heavy and I'd need to trade my truck in to purchase. Of course my wife (who was pushing for this purchase) fell in love with a 15,000 pounder. The 300X12 had everything I wanted, my wife was unsure, we took a look at a few other trailers I could tow and she quickly realized that even though she didin't like how much space the island in the kitchen took up, she really loves the bedroom and bathrooms so she quickly understood why this trailer was the one.

My first 5'ver and I can't wait.
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Old 03-07-2013, 12:12 PM   #9
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Sounds like we are both in a similar situation. I also have a 3/4 Ram. Just got it a few months ago. It is amazing how fast toy haulers get heavy but thats OK because I cant afford the bigger units anyway :-) The Puma line is another line I have looked at. They are wood framed and more entry level but much less expensive. I will be using this for my SXS UTV and need a 12' garage and the XLR is one of the few with the 12' garage and a very low pin weight. I also need the garage to be able to handle 2000lbs which is another struggle. Overall it seems like the 300X12 would be as close to a perfect unit for us as we can find but its still more expensive then I wanted to spend which is why I keep getting drawn back to looking at the Puma. I'm going to call a few dealers to see what they will offer on my trade and go from there.
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Old 03-07-2013, 02:29 PM   #10
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Yeah, I hear you about the price, interest rates are low and you can write off the interest for tax purposes but like I told my wife yesterday, it is all about trade offs. You want the big bedroom, you will get a smaller living room. You want the perfect fit, many times it costs more. Let me know what you figure out. I just took a look at a couple Pumas and they look nice too.
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