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Old 09-29-2014, 08:36 AM   #1
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Picked up new Cardinal 3800FL

We just picked up new Cardinal 3800FL on Saturday.
It is well equipped for what we want to do the road.
Traded in our 29MBV XLR toy hauler. Exited about being able to work camp and travel in 2 years.
Went straight to Joe Pool lake, after the PDI for a week, as we live close and can still get to work from the lake.
It tows wonderful and is a nice looking unit. We will be going to Fredericksburg in November for a week or so.

Picture to come later this week.

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Old 09-29-2014, 08:41 AM   #2
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Congratulations on your new Cardinal. Hope the shakedown trip goes well. Just curious what dealer did you buy it from?
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Old 09-29-2014, 08:49 AM   #3
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Jonrjen,

We bought it from United RV in Ft. Worth, Texas. Easy to deal with and had good knowledge of the TT.
So far it has needed minor stuff. That is why we are doing a 2 week test at the park to get to know the unit better.
It has the 6 point auto level system that worked like a charm. The DW does not any movement in the rv so it use to take a long time to get her happy.
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Old 10-06-2014, 05:07 PM   #4
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Pics of new Cardinal 3800 FL

Some pics from the first camp.
Went from picking it up after PDI, to the campground for 2 week camp to test all of the features. On the third day we had 4 inches of rain in 2 hours, went to straight line wind at 80 miles an hour then to hail storm all in less than 4 hours. Glad that's over.
No damage on trailer just got to check for leaks faster than I thought!!!
It has the 6 point leveling system that works very nicely.
I can get to beer quicker now..

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Old 10-06-2014, 08:35 PM   #5
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Nice!!!!!!


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Old 10-06-2014, 09:10 PM   #6
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Very cool. How loud was the rain?
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Old 10-06-2014, 09:15 PM   #7
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Thanks for the pics, great looking rig! Glad it passed the water and air infiltration test.
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Old 10-11-2014, 09:12 PM   #8
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Congratulations I have a 2013 3800 FL , how do you like it so far? We love ours the only issue we have is with the refrigerator it doesn't run on propane so on drives over 3 hrs the fridge drains the battery and gets warm. I'm going to add another battery.
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Old 10-12-2014, 09:58 AM   #9
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I put 2 deep cycle battery's in but have not gone any distance as of yet. I did let run on battery's for 4 hrs at the house with no issues
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Your battery should be charging from your truck anytime it is plugged in to tow. You my want to make sure your charge circuit is hooked up on the truck or blown fuse.
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