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Old 02-28-2015, 11:52 AM   #1
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Will decide next week between a 2015 Concord 300TS, and a 2015 Leprechaun 320 bunkhouse. Most of the time will be just the wife, 3 small dogs and I, but want room for occasional trips with the grandkids. Any comments would be welcome. Thanks
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Spend some time in the units thinking about where you will put things and where people will sleep. Act out your daily activities ie wife cooking and husband moving about. Test out space in the bathroom too. The one that feels the most comfortable for you with your storage needs and moving about cabin needs as well As tank size needs will be your answer.
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Does the sofa and dinette in the Concord convert to beds?

Would grand kids fit them?

If so then the choice is down to the one you like the most.
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Will decide next week between a 2015 Concord 300TS, and a 2015 Leprechaun 320 bunkhouse. Most of the time will be just the wife, 3 small dogs and I, but want room for occasional trips with the grandkids. Any comments would be welcome. Thanks
In the price range you are looking there are now quite a few small gas powered Class A coaches that will excede your needs and greatly increase your storage.
Mine is a Pursuit 27KB. It is 29' short and fits into the small municipal parks.

I looked at many Class C's. The new wave of "Mini A's" is growing and the marketing is aggressive. Even Jayco is putting one out at the $80k price point.

Just an alternative. Your choices should meet your needs however the bunkhouse takes a big chunk out of the floorplan for occasional use. The up side to the Lepruchan is the private bath and standard Queen bed.
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Concord 300TS, on the Ford Chassis (Chevy option is underpowered) would be my first choice. The front two slides provide great space and better entertainment center. It closely resembles our Winnebago Aspect 30J. The options we value most are the MCD shades and hydraulic levelers.

Our couch and dinnete both convert to beds. On occassion we travel with 17 and 19 year olds...
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Thanks for the comments . Out first motorhome was a pursuit, several years back. Shame the new ones still don't have a dual gas/electric water heater. In the area we are from, much easier to get a mechanic to work on the Standard Ford cab and chassis of a class C than an A. The bunks will be used for storage 95% of the time if we went with the BH model.
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Thanks for the comments . Out first motorhome was a pursuit, several years back. Shame the new ones still don't have a dual gas/electric water heater. In the area we are from, much easier to get a mechanic to work on the Standard Ford cab and chassis of a class C than an A. The bunks will be used for storage 95% of the time if we went with the BH model.
Do you have a plan of where to put the storage for when the bunks are needed?
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Igray, we didn't even think about the Aspect 30J. Think we will make a trip up to Kerrville,Tx and take a look at one, I like it up in that area anyway, worth the time to go for sure.. Their in-stock units look good in the pics, and seemed better equipped than the Concord. Now if we can get the price close to the one at motorhome specialists . Just may work.
Terier, thanks for the reply. Yes , just items that we might want to have faster access to, no big deal putting into a compartment etc. We have become pretty good at packing (notice the R-Pod behind the Rubicon in the pic under my handle. The kids and their families have laid claim to a 33ft surveyor travel trailer we have so we are in the baby trailer for awhile.
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No Bunks

I'm not sure if the bunks in your unit fold away or not. I have a little Wolf Pup with bunks. These are built in and allow a bit of storage underneath, but stuff is hard to get to. I have found the bunks to be a waste of space considering how rarely they are used. I would have been better off with more space and a bed that I didn't have to take apart every morning. Might even rip my bunks out in the near future.
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Igray, we didn't even think about the Aspect 30J. Think we will make a trip up to Kerrville,Tx and take a look at one, I like it up in that area anyway, worth the time to go for sure.. Their in-stock units look good in the pics, and seemed better equipped than the Concord. Now if we can get the price close to the one at motorhome specialists . Just may work.
Terier, thanks for the reply. Yes , just items that we might want to have faster access to, no big deal putting into a compartment etc. We have become pretty good at packing (notice the R-Pod behind the Rubicon in the pic under my handle. The kids and their families have laid claim to a 33ft surveyor travel trailer we have so we are in the baby trailer for awhile.
I think you are on the right track. Take your time and make a good comparison. It will be very difficult to find a Concord that comes close to as many options as the Aspect comes with as standard. New, you should be able to get out the door for around $90,000, loaded. Most 30J's will have the following:



1. Contour windows, dual pane thermo insulated with mini frames for a tighter seal that competitive frameless windows, with an added darker tint
2. Infotainment Center with Rand McNally RV GPS, including touch screen color monitor with split screen function, Rand McNally RV GPS safe & easy routing, amenities and tools, trips & content, turn-by-turn voice guidance, CD DVD player, SiriusXM, compass, outside temperature, iPod and iPhone audio integration, Bluetooth, and so much more.
3. Tankless on demand water heater
4. Inverter, 1,000 watt
5. Skylight and roof vent
6. Ultraleather Rest Easy 12V mechanically reclining sofa, that converts into a queen bed
7. Exterior Entertainment
8. Side video camera monitoring system added to the side mirrors and integrated into the rearview camera monitoring system
9. Microwave and convection oven, which will bake, brown and roast like a traditional oven, yet frees up complete storage below the range top
10. HWH Leveling Jacks
11. Water purification system
12. Air sleep system, queen
13. Seat pedestal, swivel and slide
14. Interior upgrade package, which includes MCD American Duo Solar and Blackout roller shades, accent lighting, range backsplash, cab floor mats, instrument panel and beverage tray applique, decorative pictures, Corian range top cover, refrigerator door insert upgrade, sink covers and throw pillows for the sofa and bed
15. Airbags
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