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Old 05-08-2015, 01:59 AM   #1
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New Apex Nano owner!!

This Saturday I pick up our new 2015 Apex Nano 193BHS! We are super excited, it's been a couple of long months doing research, checking out the forums, etc. This is my first time buying an RV, so it's exciting but also a little scary.

The dealer has camping spots available onsite so we are going to spend our first night there and do a complete check of everything. I have printed multiple checklists so I feel pretty well prepared. I also downloaded the RV checklist app which so far seems really nice and very easy to use.

I am having the dealer install the equilizer WD hitch with sway control, as well as two of those max vents.

Wish me luck!
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Old 05-08-2015, 08:55 AM   #2
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Congratulations! I'm a new 288BHS owner myself. Got one whole trip under the belt. I'm an expert now!


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Old 05-08-2015, 11:11 PM   #3
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That's great! I'll be an expert after the PDI!
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Old 05-08-2015, 11:14 PM   #4
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UmptySquat, what do you think of the Apex so far? What made you go with the Apex?

The nano 193BHS was about the only bunk house under 20', with a slide out, and with enough room at the table for all five of us.
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Old 05-09-2015, 01:45 AM   #5
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We have an Apex 288 as well, and chose it after comparing nine other similar models. For being so light, it has a very solid feel, good design, and ours is very cleanly constructed, good workmanship. We've experienced no problems to date and are really happy with it.
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Old 05-09-2015, 06:05 AM   #6
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Congrats we chose our 288 due to a few factors, weight, layout and they just look so cool!
We had only looked online and made the purchase without ever walking through one, but i knew it would work out! I bought 2 others that way!
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UmptySquat, what do you think of the Apex so far? What made you go with the Apex?

A lot of the same reasons of the others. Weight and layout were probably the 2 biggest features. The single slide out is a bonus and really opens the floor plan up. It's also a very sharp looking TT!!

I got the anniversary edition too. Well worth the extra $!


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Old 05-09-2015, 06:52 AM   #8
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Good morning and welcome to the forums from SW Idaho.

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Welcome to the forum and the Apex family. I hope you have many great adventures in the new home away from home.


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Old 05-10-2015, 11:14 AM   #10
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Thanks everyone.

We just spent the first night at a local state park for the maiden voyage. Everything has worked great, no issues at all. Once we get it home I'm gonna grab a flashlight and check all compartments for leaks, loose connections, etc.

I love this thing!!! Can't wait to get out again!
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