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Old 10-22-2013, 08:32 PM   #81
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Chris, I modified my 312bhx-OK and think this model would attract even more sales (i'm sure many are sold now) if they made the bunkhouse more functional. I removed the bottom bunk, made the middle bunk so it can flipped up and put chairs in place of the bottom bunk. I then mounted a tv to the wall, behind the outside kitchen. This allows little campers to sit and watch tv or play games instead of having to be in their beds to do so! I don't think that modifying the design would take much but would work much better with a lot of camping families. Especially given the length, weight and price point of this RV. Just an idea for future upgrades to this model!
That looks great! Please post more to the new thread I made here: http://www.forestriverforums.com/for...ods-49838.html

I'll show these to the design team ASAP!
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Old 10-22-2013, 08:33 PM   #82
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A cabinet door next to the frig in the triangle nearest the kitchen would make a great broom closet.
There are shelves in there now that are great for storing cans and dry goods. Don't forget that there's a coat closet next to the entry than also doubles as a storage locker for the optional Dyson vacuum!
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Old 10-22-2013, 09:02 PM   #83
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There was a new floor plan going down the line today! Tomorrow she'll see a lot of great action after plumbing and electrical is finished as the cabinets go in and the walls go on!
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Old 10-23-2013, 12:15 PM   #84
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Chris, as you can tell from my sig I have been a fan of the 327 floorplan since it came out and may like the new 333 even better. Can't wait for the new couples floorplan, that you mentioned in an earlier post, to come out. Also hope the full weight and measurement specs and some pictures come out soon for these new models.
Could you provide a point form list of the benefits that the consumer will realize with the new NXG2 frame. I went to the Mfg website and it explains some of the structural benefits of the new tech but are there any practical user benefits that I will realize.
I am looking to upgrade in the coming year to a 5er more suitable for snowbirding and longer distance trips and I am frustrated with the RV Mfg websites. What they need is a simple spreadsheet comparing the different product lines. For example a comparison on one page of the construction, insulation, axles, etc between the Wildcat, Sierra, Silverback, etc would make it much simpler for a relative newbie like me decide on which unit will provide me with the best choice for my needs.
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Old 10-23-2013, 02:32 PM   #85
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Chris, as you can tell from my sig I have been a fan of the 327 floorplan since it came out and may like the new 333 even better. Can't wait for the new couples floorplan, that you mentioned in an earlier post, to come out. Also hope the full weight and measurement specs and some pictures come out soon for these new models.
Thank you for your interest in the new Wildcat models! The 333MK is the newest floor plan for couples and there's another smaller unit being built right now... more to come on that.

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Could you provide a point form list of the benefits that the consumer will realize with the new NXG2 frame. I went to the Mfg website and it explains some of the structural benefits of the new tech but are there any practical user benefits that I will realize.
The greatest benefit is the fact that Wildcat's pass-through storage will increase dramatically with the drop frame chassis. That and the fact that the new frames are made of HSLA (high strength, low alloy) steel which is then 100% fully dipped in an electrocoat bath -- both of these traits prevent corrosion. The HSLA steel itself is stronger yet lighter than the commonly used carbon steel frames.

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I am looking to upgrade in the coming year to a 5er more suitable for snowbirding and longer distance trips and I am frustrated with the RV Mfg websites. What they need is a simple spreadsheet comparing the different product lines. For example a comparison on one page of the construction, insulation, axles, etc between the Wildcat, Sierra, Silverback, etc would make it much simpler for a relative newbie like me decide on which unit will provide me with the best choice for my needs.
Please contact me via private message if I can be of assistance on the differences between product lines. Many Forest River brands share common building practices (for instance, vacuum-bond lamination vs. the pinch-roll method used by most of our competition) even though each brand retains independence. I understand that this process can be confusing -- please let me know if there are specific items where you need more info!
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Old 11-19-2013, 07:56 PM   #86
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The new Wildcat 295RSX has been added to the Forest River web site!



You can find details here (updates to come!):
Wildcat Fifth Wheel by Forest River

Many more web site updates to come before year end...
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Any weight info?
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Any weight info?
I'm still waiting for the final weights to come back from corporate (we do initial weights and measures off site), but the 2nd prototype unit with some optional (but popular) upgrades like rear electric jacks, reclining theater seating, 15k AC, etc. came out at 9,300#.

FYI, the length was just over 32' long with the sliding bumper in the "IN" position. Still waiting on final length info too!

This is also the smallest drop frame RV in the industry, custom built for Wildcat by BAL (Norco Industries RV group)!
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Is the 29RSX available for sale?
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Is the 29RSX available for sale?
Answered my own question--- ordered one yesterday. Ordered through Couch's RV Nation. Very good experience with Ray Crain, the salesman I worked with.
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