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Old 08-03-2014, 10:29 PM   #261
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Old 08-16-2014, 12:51 AM   #262
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Took long trip this summer with the 351 THSS. Pulled around 3700 miles. Went to Rocky Mountain National park, Yellowstone National park, and Mt. Rushmore. Long way from Louisiana. Only problem had was overloaded cargo area. Had 2 900# Harleys back there. Pulled ok, until got passed on Interstate and would sway like a bumper pull if traveling over 60. Not severe, but kept me on my toes. On the second night stop I filled the fresh water holding tank completely full and no more sway problem. Got in severe thunder storm the first night out in Wichita Falls, TX. Had 75 mph straight line winds reported about 3 in morning. Needless to say it got our attention. Swaying so bad could hardly walk in trailer. Only lasted few minutes but felt like eternity. I have heard talk about hearing the freight train coming. I heard it coming. No way I was going out side as it was too late. We got real lucky. It did blow down lots of limbs, split some trees and blew outside furniture everywhere and blew down 2 flag poles at campground. Some how no damage was done to rig. The wind hit us from the rear. If it had been a side wind I suspect we could have been rolled. Next day we came along after a hail storm and they had to use snowplows to remove the hail from the road. That night in Raton, NM about 1 in morning, very large hail storm. Got vent fan cover broken out and damage to both sides of camper and truck. Got vent fixed next morning and all dried up. What a way to get started. I was ready to call it off as someone was trying to tell me something. Stopped two days in Fort Collins, Co. and went to Rocky Mt. National Park. Snow up in park was still several feet deep in places. It hailed both nights in Ft. Collins. Very small hail. Day 5 stopped in Lander, Wy. for the night. We missed the hail about 20 minutes. Ground covered. It rained everyday on our way to Yellowstone. They are having a drought and were happy to get what ever moisture they could get. It did rain first and second day in Yellowstone, but very light. No more rain or hail for the rest of the trip. Weather in W. Yellowstone was very cool. We had to run heater nearly every night. Got down to 28 degrees one night around July 2. We stayed in West Yellowstone KOA for 10 nights and moved to Cody, Wy KOA for 6 days. My 2012 Dodge 2500 is gas burner and got between 7 and 8 mpg. It had no big problems pulling other than long climb out of Cheyenne WY. slowed me down to about 55 or 20 miles. It would pull faster, but I didn't like running 5000 rpms to run 65 mph. I have always until this truck had Dodge diesels and it takes some getting use to that gas burner. It has 400+ foot Pounds of torque, but it is at 4800 rpms. The diesel had 700 around 1600 rpms. Quite a difference.
Other than popping few staples in front bedroom no major issues. Even with the weather issues we had a great trip. Had wife, Daughter, grandson and pair of mini Schnauzers. Son in law flew up and stayed all the time we were in W. Yellowstone and Cody then flew home. Long trip, but worth every bit of the effort.
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Old 09-10-2014, 09:58 PM   #263
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Does anyone use the bracket to mount the tv outside on your unit? Can someone provide me with that part number? I seemed to have miss placed mine and would love to use it. Thanks
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Old 09-10-2014, 11:42 PM   #264
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Does anyone use the bracket to mount the tv outside on your unit? Can someone provide me with that part number? I seemed to have miss placed mine and would love to use it. Thanks
It is the same as the one that mounts the TV in the Living room. In fact the one that was in the living room was plastic and I replaced it with the one for the outside which was metal. Not sure where to get it from. I am referring to the one that mounts to the back of the TV.
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Old 09-11-2014, 04:55 AM   #265
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My camper is in Myrtle Beach . I am assuming you are referring to the second flat bracket that mounts directly to the TV? I just take the TV outside & use the swing arm bracket from the Ent. Center.

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Old 09-11-2014, 05:43 AM   #266
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Ok thanks guys, for some reason I thought there was an extra one for outside.
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I'm in the same boat as quite a few of you guys were. The wife and I really like the 351THSS, and I have one priced out and am very near pulling the trigger on it. The killer is I have not been able to see one in person. I went to the Hershey show only to find a 356QLB, of course I had been through that one already. There are no units any closer than 300+ plus miles for sale from where we are in southeast PA, so its a weekend trip to even walk through one. We like the couch and dinette of the 351 more than the u dinette of the 356. My question to those that have these, how tall is the front bedroom? Can a 6 foot adult stand up in it? I know I could in the 356QLB, but the 351 is 14" lower overall than the 356. I'd love to walk through one first, but I'm kind of stuck.
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Old 10-09-2014, 10:40 PM   #268
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[QUOTE My question to those that have these, how tall is the front bedroom? Can a 6 foot adult stand up in it? I know I could in the 356QLB, but the 351 is 14" lower overall than the 356. I'd love to walk through one first, but I'm kind of stuck.[/QUOTE]

the front bedroom is maybe 6 foot high for the first foot and slopes to the front from there. pretty tight for a person to change clothes standing up in there. I will try to get some real measurements tomorrow
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I'm in the same boat as quite a few of you guys were. The wife and I really like the 351THSS, and I have one priced out and am very near pulling the trigger on it. The killer is I have not been able to see one in person. I went to the Hershey show only to find a 356QLB, of course I had been through that one already. There are no units any closer than 300+ plus miles for sale from where we are in southeast PA, so its a weekend trip to even walk through one. We like the couch and dinette of the 351 more than the u dinette of the 356. My question to those that have these, how tall is the front bedroom? Can a 6 foot adult stand up in it? I know I could in the 356QLB, but the 351 is 14" lower overall than the 356. I'd love to walk through one first, but I'm kind of stuck.


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I'm in the same boat as quite a few of you guys were. The wife and I really like the 351THSS, and I have one priced out and am very near pulling the trigger on it. The killer is I have not been able to see one in person. I went to the Hershey show only to find a 356QLB, of course I had been through that one already. There are no units any closer than 300+ plus miles for sale from where we are in southeast PA, so its a weekend trip to even walk through one. We like the couch and dinette of the 351 more than the u dinette of the 356. My question to those that have these, how tall is the front bedroom? Can a 6 foot adult stand up in it? I know I could in the 356QLB, but the 351 is 14" lower overall than the 356. I'd love to walk through one first, but I'm kind of stuck.
ferguson, I just measured it and mine is 5'11' on the 3rd step which is where we get dressed. It obviously gets shorter the farther forward you go. I'm just under 6' so it isn't a problem, but if you are 6' or taller you might want to get dressed in the bathroom. We love everything else about this unit, especially the rear bathroom with the bathtub. When sandy or dirty we go through the garage and staight into the bathroom without tracking dirt and sand into the rest of the unit. Also, the tub is great for bathing little kids and for when the wife wants to shave her legs.
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