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Old 07-24-2015, 08:17 AM   #1
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Apex Owners...Quick Question!

We now own a 2007 Rockwood Mini-Lite which we have been very happy with! But...it's time to go bigger! We are considering the Apex trailers...love the idea of the Adzel...plus they are pretty light trailers. To all of you Apex trailer owners...are you happy with your trailer? I would love to hear how you like your layouts and overall quality of the trailer. How's the storage? Usually it is just my husband and I along with our small dog, but we may occasionally have 3 to 4 others with us. Trying to figure out what to do. We pull with a 2015 GMC Sierra 1500 (3.42 axle ration). Thanks for any input.
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Old 07-24-2015, 10:36 AM   #2
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Great so far for our 288bhs.
Few things i modded and repaired, but over all quality is same as others ive owned or seen.
They are light and pull well with 1500 series trucks.
Storage is wonderful in ours but we dont over pack.
Good luck with your search!
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Old 07-24-2015, 12:43 PM   #3
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Thanks for the input. Is your 1500 a 3.42 axle ratio?
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Old 07-24-2015, 01:24 PM   #4
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3.92 ratio on mine. What size you looking at?
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Old 07-24-2015, 02:43 PM   #5
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Great so far for our 288bhs.
Few things i modded and repaired, but over all quality is same as others ive owned or seen.
They are light and pull well with 1500 series trucks.
Storage is wonderful in ours but we dont over pack.
Good luck with your search!

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Cableman speaketh the truth! We have a 288BHS thread on here where we've discussed some mods and such.


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Old 07-24-2015, 09:42 PM   #6
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We were hoping to pull a trailer 5000-5500 lbs (like the 259BHSS or the 288BHS) Think there's any chance with a 2015 1500 (3.42)?
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Old 07-25-2015, 08:53 AM   #7
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We were hoping to pull a trailer 5000-5500 lbs (like the 259BHSS or the 288BHS) Think there's any chance with a 2015 1500 (3.42)?
I dont see why not, whats the max tow on it with the 3.42s? I think the 288bhs is lighter. My zinger was 900lbs lighter and i feel it!
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Old 07-26-2015, 01:46 PM   #8
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Apex 279RLSS. 5400 lbs dry, estimated 6200 lbs loaded. GMC Yukon Denali 6.2 L with HD tow pkg 3.42 gear. Tow Rated at 7900 lbs. Recently pulled in the NC mountains and some 6% grades near Black Mountain. No problems...just took it easy...in tow mode and often on cruise control. Hit 4500 rpm a couple of times only. Me, wife and 3 small dogs. Love the layout and easy to set up and take down. Got the fold out couch bed for guests if and when. New this year...no major issues thus far.
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Old 07-27-2015, 10:09 PM   #9
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The Apex Nano is a great option as well. We have had ours for 3 months and it's been great!
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I have a 2014 apex 235bhs and i tow it behind a 2005 toyota tacoma and it does good. Camper loaded for camping weights 5500lbs. We are pleased with. Two things we are a little disappointed in is the ac unit seems to be a little loud for me( have post on here asking about that) second the top bunk is a little to close to the ceiling, other then that we love it.
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