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Old 03-05-2011, 02:15 AM   #1
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New on this forum........

.....but not to camping-RVing. We have been at it for 40+ years in everything imaginable. Last fall we traded our R-Pod for a Prime Time Tracer 205. It has a lot more room and a walk-around queen bed. Unfortunately we have not been able to use it yet, still sits in the backyard waiting for Spring. The unit seems well finished and we do like it a lot, it seems that it has been discontinued for 2011 and we just hope that it was not done on account that the unit is problematic.

Our only disappointment so far is the fresh water tank, it was advertised as holding 38 US gallons when in fact it only holds 19 US gallons. We do a lot of dry camping so we will have to carry a bunch of jugs.

Anyway, we hope that it warms up and the piles of snow melt and we get on the road.

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Congrats on the new camper and welcome to the forums!!

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Welcome to forum and congrats on the new trailer.

PT seems to be making good rv's and if you do run across a problem they are very quick to respond.

Good luck and happy camping.
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PT seems to be making good rv's and if you do run across a problem they are very quick to respond.

Good luck and happy camping.
Thank you for the welcome, fortunately we do a very good dealership that goes out of it's way to keep you happy.
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Welcome to the forum. Happy Camping from south Georgia.
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Welcome to the forum. Happy Camping from south Georgia.

Thank you from cold and snowy Alberta.
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I am surprised that your water tank is holding only 19 gallons. What is the size of your trailer. Your i-pod had a 38 gallons tank the same that the mini lite and the roo.
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WELCOME to the forum. our trailer (built by another division of FR) was advertised with a 38 gallon tank and we could only get about 20 into it. turned out the bracket that holds the tank in was bent causing the tank to slope away from the pump outlet. we had it fixed (warranty) and now we can filler 'er up! I would call PT and ask what size tank you have and if it is a 38 gallon have some one check it out.
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I am surprised that your water tank is holding only 19 gallons. What is the size of your trailer. Your i-pod had a 38 gallons tank the same that the mini lite and the roo.
I was surprised as well because the literature both printed and on the web site clearly says 38 gallons. After we took delivery and I started to look around, the tank located under one of the dinette seats didn't look big enough to hold 38 gallons. So I got the tape measure and figured it would hold 18 gallons. I e-mailed the factory and was advised that the tank was a 19 gallon tank.

I am sort of guessing of what might have happened, the original plan might have been for 2 tanks, one under each dinette seats (connected of course) and then for whatever reasons the second tank was dropped. This is pure conjecture on my part, nothing that I can do about it anyway but it is still a major annoyance.

The Tracer 205M is 23' 4'' overall.

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