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Old 06-02-2014, 03:51 PM   #31
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I think we need to do some research on the Coachmen Apex assembly guys/gals. If they are towing (and making payments on) Coachmen Apex TTs then we are in good shape. If they are however hauling other models...well...we may be in for a long few years.
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Old 06-12-2014, 02:02 PM   #32
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Hey 259BHSS owners...have a question on the DVD player (or lack thereof.) I'm too lazy to go out an hook up the electric so I can have the TV on right now. I know on my invoice it showed AM/FM/CD/DVD player. Is this a DVD player in this unit? I have one we can use but I was just looking at the invoice and was wondering if there is already one in there.
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Old 06-12-2014, 02:17 PM   #33
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Yep, it's built in!!
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Old 06-12-2014, 02:23 PM   #34
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Thanks Rico1971. One less thing to pack then. I'm thinking of mounting a dual-screen in the bunks also.
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Very cool! We're thinking about buying a tv/DVD combo to have outside to watch movies under the awning...deciding between 27-32"...
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Old 06-13-2014, 07:30 AM   #36
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Very cool! We're thinking about buying a tv/DVD combo to have outside to watch movies under the awning...deciding between 27-32"...
That would be great. There are some great deals out there right now on last years models.
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Old 08-27-2014, 11:06 AM   #37
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Thinking of buying the Apex 259bhss

Hi there
My family is thinking about purchasing the Apex 259bhss. We are wondering if you have had any issues with your trailers? Slides? leaks!? Standing water on the roofs?
Also our space is very limited in the driveway... For packing purposes we are not sure if we will be able to put the slides out, is it possible to get around the island or on the table side? If anyone has a picture from the inside with their slides both in we would love to see it.
We don't have a dealer local to us so we will have to travel... Want all the info we can get before making the trip!
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Old 08-27-2014, 01:25 PM   #38
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Hello, Blairtravels!

We have been very happy with our 259BHSS so far. Everything is working...no issues with the slides or leaks. Had it in for service 1 time to fix a seal (had come unattached, but not leaked) and had an issue with one taillight which actually turned out to be a non-issue (connector in the pigtail just needed bending for a better connection).

When the slides are in, both the kitchen slide and the dinette slide almost completely butt up to the island on both sides....no room whatsoever to get thru. From the front door, you can still access the front bedroom and from the back door you can still access the bathroom and somewhat get to the bunk areas. You will have NO access to the fridge or kitchen area and limited access to the storage areas surrounding the dinette.

We had done alot of research before buying...its overwhelming as there are so many options and choices. After a while, everything starts to look alike.

The double wide bunks were a big deal for us...my 13 yr old is 6'2" and needed the extra space. Also, having a full wall and real door on the bedroom was a big deal for my wife and I. The island helps with 'traffic flow'....its easy to be on the kitchen side cooking or washing dishes and others can still walk thru the camper on the dinette side of the island without getting in the way.

We were limited on length/weight by our tow vehicle....the compromise we had to make was giving up the couch. Actually miss this more than expected....We spend most of the time outside, so not a huge issue, but there are times when it would be nice to have. We do take the table down and use the dinette area just as a sitting area occassionally, especially if watching a movie.

We thought that the 2nd entrance coming in thru the bathroom was a MUST HAVE when we were shopping. Reality, not so much. RARELY ever use it. Everyone uses the front door. I would have rather foregone that second door and had extra counter space in the bathroom.

Overall, very happy with our purchase!!

Good luck!
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Thanks so much for all the great info! That's what I was worried about... Not getting at my fridge and storage areas!

At your convenience is it too much to ask the length from the hitch up to the kitchen slide (from the outside) and then the length from the back end to the kitchen slide... I have a fence and hedges that are part way across where we would be storing it!

I am standing out here with a tape measure guessing based on the trailer we own now!

Thanks again
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Actually to add to my favour how many feet is the actual kitchen slide?

If anyone has time... I am emailing the dealer as well to see if they can get me the info!
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