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Old 03-16-2015, 02:57 PM   #1
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Lacrosse 329BHT Maiden voyage

The wife and I took the 329BHT out. We stayed close just in case something didn't work or we had problems. I am very happy to report that we didn't have any problems at all. I can say a lot of that was due to hours and hours or youtube video watching and reading here.

Lacrosse did great. Had a few sway issues, but I already know they put and undersized WDH on when I bought it and I need to get off the Friction Sway control. So I have that covered with the upgrade to the Equilizer WDH.

A/C worked, Heat Worked, water worked, Fridge worked, all appliances worked. Only issues I found (and they are miner) where the shower rollers are off just a bit, but I can fix. There is a chip in the dinning table. I will take a pick and take to the dealer for them to order.

I installed the bug screens on the outside, but it looks like either Primetime, or the appliance Manuf have changed the exterior covers for the Attwood furnace, and the Dometic Fridge. I have a easy solution for the furnace, I can use the Atwood hotwater heater screen for it, but for the fridge I think I am going to have to customize something. It has the 3 slat cover that comes off and the 20" screens work perfect. But that cover sits inside another cover that has extended (2 to 3") slats on each side. I can't find any that fit that nor can I find a picture that matches. So probably just order another set of 3 and cut them to size myself.

I did see a little wear on the underside of the kitchen slide out. I think I can adjust it just a bit and fix that.

Other than that everything worked great. I hope it stays that way (knock on wood).

The worst thing was the mattress. We tried a gel pillow topper but man that was a hard sleep still. May just bit the bullet and buy a new upgraded mattress.

I just have whole list of more stuff to buy to finish furnshing.
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Fridge vents. I picked up some Aluminum Window Screen Material and cut it to fit and used tie straps to hold it in place.

Bed / We went to costco and pick up a 4" memory foam topper.

Slide wear / best to keep a close eye on that. The good thing is your kitchen slide is not a heavy superslide. Does the slide have the fabric wrap on it?

Enjoy the Lacrosse imo they are top of the line in a TT. We love ours!
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Fridge vents. I picked up some Aluminum Window Screen Material and cut it to fit and used tie straps to hold it in place.

Bed / We went to costco and pick up a 4" memory foam topper.

Slide wear / best to keep a close eye on that. The good thing is your kitchen slide is not a heavy superslide. Does the slide have the fabric wrap on it?

Enjoy the Lacrosse imo they are top of the line in a TT. We love ours!

It does have the fabric wrap. I need to take it in to get the new WDH put on so I will get them to take a look at it.
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Hopefully my post isn't against the rules here but Dodge, if by chance you were interested in a 1200/12000 (not sure of your tongue weight) Equalizer hitch I would make you one helluva deal. We used it one year before trading to a 5th wheel. I am in Katy.
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Hopefully my post isn't against the rules here but Dodge, if by chance you were interested in a 1200/12000 (not sure of your tongue weight) Equalizer hitch I would make you one helluva deal. We used it one year before trading to a 5th wheel. I am in Katy.
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Imo I would go for a 14k hitch. HITCH WEIGHT 918 LB you can add a couple of hundred lbs. to that. full tanks battery and gear. You will be pushing that hitch's max tongue wt. plus the O.A.L. of the unit.
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Congrats! We take delivery of our 329 BHT tomorrow. We decided on the 14K version of the Equilizer hitch after going to their website and filling out their form Hitch Sizes. I tried to guess weights on the high side, just to be safe. We will let you know how it tows after our first camping trip this weekend.
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By the time you add the propane, battery, junk in the storage bay, a real mattress in for the front bed, and assorted things in the front bedroom you are going to be well over 1200 pounds on the tongue, so the 1400 is a good choice. Behind our Ram 2500 our 329 tows very nicely, much, much better than behind the GMC 1500 that we had when we got the trailer.
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Congrats!!! We just picked up our new 329bht. We are pulling it with a '13 F250 diesel so we opt'ed to try out the Andersen No Sway WDH. We towed the unit home with a 1000lbs equalizer setup from our trade in and quickly discovered the need for a beefier setup. I'm really excited to try the Andersen.

Please post pictures of you big screen mods that you do. I have some work to do.

Did you add and strong arms to your power stabilizers?
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