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Old 06-16-2010, 11:07 PM   #1
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We are picking up our 2010 Sandpiper 356rl 6-25 any suggestions?

We are a little nervous about this purchase it is a very big jump. We have always had Newmar trailers. Also this will be are first new 5er does anyone have any hints are things to look for in the walk thru? We will be leaving the lot for a 10 day vacation at the lake I just hope everything works ok.

I have also read somewhere else that the isulation is not real great we live in Kansas hot & humid does anyone have any input in this area. It is set up for 2 AC'S but only one installed. Am I going to roast? Do I need to take a fan?

What is your overall opinion of your Sandpiper? Have a great day!

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Old 06-16-2010, 11:38 PM   #2
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A fan is always a good item to take with you i never leave home without my fan My rockwood is packed in styro foam in the walls and ceiling stay real cool in the hot sun but i am not in Kansas just indiana but gets hot here too was 90and sticky this weekend i was told it felt like i was hanging meat in there (silly women)But a fan will do nicely to help move air in there or use it under the awning when outside

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Old 06-17-2010, 11:00 AM   #3
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Congrats on the new camper and welcome to the forum. If you have a powered ceiling with a fan vent, you could open the windows and turn on the vent fan to draw in some cooler(maybe) air from the outside in the evening before turning on the AC. Not sure if one AC will be enough though.
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Old 06-19-2010, 09:43 AM   #4
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I would make sure that, when you do the walk-thru, the coach is hooked up to the water and electric so you can check all the faucets, lights, etc.

When we picked ours up, the guy said "oh yea, I went thru it with a fine tooth comb to make sure everything works. Don't worry about it". Well, we left from the lot on the maiden voyage as well, and found several little things that got past the "fine tooth comb"!!


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Old 06-22-2010, 09:44 PM   #5
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Thanks for the heads uo I would of never thought about checking the water & lights.
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