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Old 01-15-2019, 06:55 PM   #1
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Thoughts???

Keep my 2016 30DS or move onto a Thor Palazzo 33.3 diesel.

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Old 01-15-2019, 08:17 PM   #2
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Why?
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Old 01-15-2019, 08:52 PM   #3
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Old 01-15-2019, 08:55 PM   #4
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Thoughts???

Ok ó-onlyóif you tell us you have read the reviews.
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Old 01-15-2019, 08:59 PM   #5
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Well I owned a 2014 Palazzo. A real POS. Due to my experience Iíll never own another Thor product.

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Old 01-16-2019, 06:30 AM   #6
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I have not read the reviews, I was thinking the Palazzo because of the added bunk space and size of the bunks for the kids. Also, thought the diesel aspect for longerrrr trips would be beneficial.
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Old 01-21-2019, 08:45 AM   #7
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There are many satisfied Palazzo owners out there along with many dis satisfied owners. The first year or 2 with Schwintek slides were terrors (same with Winnebago so not just a Thor thing) so I hear, but I believe they have worked out the kinks on their slide issues.!
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Old 01-21-2019, 08:48 AM   #8
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I will add IMHO there is no better drivetrain out there than the Ford V10.
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Old 01-28-2019, 01:20 PM   #9
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Hi Edmo! We are considering the same. This past weekend we went to the RV & Boat show in Louisville, KY to see some options. And they had plenty; sadly most were over our price point.

PROs of the 30DS
Love the floorplan
Love the length for manouverability
Like the mid entry as opposed to the front entry of most diesels

Cons of the 30DS
Hate the noise
Hate the handling even with our improvements we still get a LOT of sway
Dislike the water issues we've had with this coach
Dislike the furnace/AC problems we've had with this coach

So our next stop is here: https://www.daybrosrvsales.com/motor...y&vt=motorhome

I can't comment on the Thor as I have zero experience with them.
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Old 01-28-2019, 01:26 PM   #10
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if you change to the diesel Palazzo, you won't look back : ) we did...

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