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Old 12-15-2014, 10:18 PM   #1
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Considering a 2015 Tracer 3150BHD

My wife and I are considering a 2015 Tracer 3150BHD to use as a cottage. Our goal is to have it delivered to a beautiful campground (Lake in Wood Narvon, PA) and become seasonal campers. Any opinions on this unit would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 12-16-2014, 11:28 AM   #2
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If possible, would you consider the Lacrosse 318BHS? IMHO, if I had a seasonal site, the 318BHS has a little better insulation and heated holding tanks for those late fall, early spring (or even a mid-winter) get-a-ways as well as many more "perks" .

Our previous TT was a Lacrosse and the quality and fit & Finish was excellent.
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Old 12-16-2014, 12:52 PM   #3
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Had a tracer 2670bhs and now a Lacrosse 323rst. Both have heated holding tanks. Both had issues. The Lacrosse has a nicer fit and finish and a little more plush. I would recommend taking a look at the Lacrosse. I was never pleased with the performance of the tracers cable driven slide out.
That said there both nice units!
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Old 12-20-2014, 10:42 PM   #4
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We have a 2015 Tracer 3150 BHD...purchased in June. No issues to date. Have gone around and sealed a few areas that had gaps...just as I did with my other campers. I went with a Tracer mainly because of my towing capacity. We're currently using it to wrap and store the Christmas presents. Pleased with the rig.
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Old 12-21-2014, 10:32 PM   #5
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How many ceiling fans in the 3150bhd? Looking at Maxxair Fan/Mate Rain Covers and Fan-tastic Ceiling Fans. Any suggestions on the number of fans you should have in a bunkhouse?
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Old 12-22-2014, 06:23 PM   #6
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Just curious how long the power chord is that is provided with the unit.
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Old 12-24-2014, 12:11 AM   #7
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I believe the 3150s still only come with a cheap exhaust fan in the bathroom... In our '11 I installed a Maxxair 7500 Deluxe w/remote in the bunk room & another in the kitchen that work in push/pull fashion to keep a nice breeze flowing w/out opening windows. We bought ours used, so with part of the money saved I replaced the stock China bombs with Maxxis, added the 2 fans, and a Dynasty Mattress Deluxe.

Ours came with the "free" upgrade package from that year that included alum. rims, power stabs, power tongue jack, and 8 cu ft. fridge...

I agree that the Lacrosse is a nicer unit, but it's 1,000 lbs. more... We tow with an entry-level 3/4 ton, so with family of 5, dog, bikes, firewood, chairs, etc. we are near our max GCVW... However, the Lacrosse has extra pantry space, higher ceilings, better cabinets, porcelain toilet, and most importantly, 60 gal. grey vs. only 30 in the Tracer... Nice to have but not worth leaving behind the stuff we want to bring...

In our case, our (used) Tracer is actually an "upgrade" from the new TT's we could afford. For the same price as an entry-level single-slide bunkhouse we have a very nice setup. We're new to camping, so we really don't miss what we never had...
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