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Old 06-22-2008, 03:46 PM   #1
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Question Looking at a Salem LE 27BH

I'm looking at purchasing a 2005 Salem T27BHLE as my first trailer. I'm wondering, is this a lite travel trailer? If so, are they well built lites, or one of the throw away ones I've heard about? Anything in particular i should look for? Any help would be appreciated!

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Old 06-22-2008, 08:57 PM   #2
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Familiar with the brand, just not that model/line. Hope someone else can help. I'm very pleased with my Salem, but it's a Park Trailer.

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Old 06-23-2008, 04:34 PM   #3
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My brother and I are going to pick our new 2009s up tomorrow. They are fairly light; dry weight 4740. We searched and researched, and these had what we wanted. We special ordered what we wanted, and since we are buying 2, I think we got a good deal.

I hope they are good. This guy in Jonesboro Arkansas moves a lot of Salem LEs.

We looked a lot of them over, and they seemed made as well as the others. They seemed to compare to the Jayco Jayflite and Zinger, if that means anything to you.
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Old 06-30-2008, 07:25 PM   #4
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we got a 2008 LE29BHBS in Dec and have camped in it three weeks so far. it is doing well, only had a few issues; broken table leg and water heater problem. we like the layout and hope warranty fixes the problems. we are having a ladder added now. enjoy your camper
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Old 07-02-2008, 09:15 AM   #5
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We got our 27 le. My ford 150 had no problem pulling it. Had a leak over the rear cargo door, just a matter of a little caulk. So far I really like it. No, I don't consider it a throw away. I wouldn't have bought it if I did.
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Old 07-03-2008, 02:36 AM   #6
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I've got a 2000 Salem Lite.....I think its 25-26ft.........its 5000lbs dry....and my 1500 silverado tows it fine......definately not a throw away trailer.....even at 8yrs old......its in pretty much new regrets.

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