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Old 05-02-2016, 11:23 PM   #21
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I've got a 14 crusader 315 and wouldn't be without it. Best thing they've came up with yet in my opinion.

I am looking at a 2015 295 and 315 as well as 2012 290.

How do you like the 315, I know it is like a 295 but future wife loves the shower and so do I after having glass doors then going to a Roo with a curtain I have to say shower with a seat is pretty high on the list also they come with the Auto Leveling system, so many things to consider.


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Old 05-03-2016, 12:22 AM   #22
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I am looking at a 2015 295 and 315 as well as 2012 290.
How do you like the 315, I know it is like a 295 but future wife loves the shower and so do I after having glass doors then going to a Roo with a curtain I have to say shower with a seat is pretty high on the list also they come with the Auto Leveling system, so many things to consider.
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That shower with a seat was pretty high on my wifes list as well. Honestly, i was leary of the auto level at first, but I'm getting very comfortable with it now after 10 months.(ok....I'm a slow learner...lol). My biggest single concern is one of reliability, but its doing fine. Most folks seem to have very little trouble with it. Also feel a little better since I installed the HW50C ems system. With the expensive processor, i would hate for a voltage spike to take out a circuit board.

The only issue I've had has been one of camp sites not semi level. However, i built a few support blocks for those situations. Where i park it at the deer camp, the site is off level from side to side quite a bit, so i still have to run the low side up on boards, otherwise the levelup system is to far out, and it refuses to level itself. But normally, I park it, disconnect, plug in power, then hit the "camp" button....run out slides, set out the comfy chairs, and pop a brew. Usually, but not always in that order.
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Old 05-03-2016, 12:40 AM   #23
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That shower with a seat was pretty high on my wifes list as well. Honestly, i was leary of the auto level at first, but I'm getting very comfortable with it now after 10 months.(ok....I'm a slow learner...lol). My biggest single concern is one of reliability, but its doing fine. Most folks seem to have very little trouble with it. Also feel a little better since I installed the HW50C ems system. With the expensive processor, i would hate for a voltage spike to take out a circuit board.

The only issue I've had has been one of camp sites not semi level. However, i built a few support blocks for those situations. Where i park it at the deer camp, the site is off level from side to side quite a bit, so i still have to run the low side up on boards, otherwise the levelup system is to far out, and it refuses to level itself. But normally, I park it, disconnect, plug in power, then hit the "camp" button....run out slides, set out the comfy chairs, and pop a brew. Usually, but not always in that order.
I bought 2 packs (10 each) of the yellow leveling blocks on sale a CW. I put a 2X8 under each level leg then adjust with the blocks. At my last site both front legs had 4 blocks as did the RR. The LR had 6. The legs generally only need 6"-7" travel while doing their thing. Less time to level and no longer see an error message that requires the homing procedure.
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Old 05-03-2016, 12:44 AM   #24
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I am looking at a 2015 295 and 315 as well as 2012 290.

How do you like the 315, I know it is like a 295 but future wife loves the shower and so do I after having glass doors then going to a Roo with a curtain I have to say shower with a seat is pretty high on the list also they come with the Auto Leveling system, so many things to consider.


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Much easier to stand 5 minutes in the shower than however long driving up on boards, bending to run jacks down with a drill and checking level to make a final adjustment or 2 that will not do as good a job as the auto-level by pushing a button. You can get both seat and auto-level. No brainer!
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Old 05-03-2016, 05:44 AM   #25
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I am looking at a 2015 295 and 315 as well as 2012 290.

How do you like the 315, I know it is like a 295 but future wife loves the shower and so do I after having glass doors then going to a Roo with a curtain I have to say shower with a seat is pretty high on the list also they come with the Auto Leveling system, so many things to consider.


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We love the 315. I actually went to buy a 295 bought they had the 315 in stock and we fell in love with the extra room and a few more options the 295 didn't come with. They seem similar but comparing side by side there is more. And they offered us a better price on the 315 they had on lot vs ordering a 295 we wanted.
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Old 05-03-2016, 09:36 AM   #26
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We have also have a 315RST. The floor plan works well for us. The features included the Level Up system which was high on our list of wants. The ability to tow this 5th wheel with our Chevy 2500HD gas, 410 gearing was where we wanted to be.
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I did not want to spend $4,000 on an auto leveling system unless it was hydraulic?


Is this close to what the 6 Point Level Up system cost installed
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It's a no- brainer for me- YES, they're worth it. The first year of ownership I didn't have it. I used up alot of space and weight carrying alot of blocks. I would come into camp tired, possibly bad weather or after dark and have to deal with leveling. After all that, I wouldn't want to hassle doing it again for just a small outing. Now, piece of cake- push a button!
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I don' t have auto levels, but I wish I did. The MAIN benefit is having a stable camper. I don't like the sway, so having stability is pretty important to me.
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I found it crosses into "worth it" territory at about age 60, and increases in value every year after.
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