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Old 09-08-2016, 08:19 AM   #1
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Question 2017 Salem 26TBUD - Should I?

My wife and I are contemplating the purchase of a 26TBUD, primarily due to cost, layout, weight and length - each of which is perfect for us.

Any pros and cons of this unit (or Salems in general) would be extremely helpful and most welcome! TY!!!
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Old 09-08-2016, 07:28 PM   #2
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I purchased my 26TBUD in June.
I'm also from PA.
We love it!

With the exception of a few minor issues which I consider lack of paying attention to details during the manufacturing.

It pulls nicely.
Power stabilizer and awning is awesome.
We do how ever get some movement even worth the stabilizers are down. Tire bounce I think.
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I purchased my 26TBUD in June.
I'm also from PA.
We love it!

With the exception of a few minor issues which I consider lack of paying attention to details during the manufacturing.

It pulls nicely.
Power stabilizer and awning is awesome.
We do how ever get some movement even worth the stabilizers are down. Tire bounce I think.
Good to hear from someone with direct experience! I am really leaning towards this unit. Thus far, I've only seen photos, but hope to see one in person at the upcoming RV show in Hershey. Given its relatively low cost in comparison to other models, I was afraid there may be quality issues.
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It definitely not the top of the line.
But it's very functional.
I had a sunline years ago which was top quality. Most TT today are mass produced.
Find the options you want.
All else falls into place.
We were sold on the 3 bunks.
The 27DBUD, was nice but the bath sink is on the outside of the bathroom.
That was a turn off for us.
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BTW I'll be at Hershey as well looking for upgrade ideas
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BTW I'll be at Hershey as well looking for upgrade ideas
Looking for a new RV or add ons? Does your TBUD have the showstopper package? (Premium option package?).
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When on the road, the bathroom might not be accessible when the slide is closed....something to think about.
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When on the road, the bathroom might not be accessible when the slide is closed....something to think about.
Wow. Interesting point I had not thought of.
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Wow. Interesting point I had not thought of.

Our daughter has one ...you cannot access bathroom with slide in


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Is she otherwise happy with it?
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