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Old 10-23-2013, 02:37 AM   #111
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Bedroom light switch

We love our wildcat sterling 32RL, the only complaint that i can find is that is not a light switch for the bedroom lights. Not sure if they have made a change on new models ( mine is a 2012) but if not it sure would be nice.
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Old 10-23-2013, 02:19 PM   #112
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We love our wildcat sterling 32RL, the only complaint that i can find is that is not a light switch for the bedroom lights. Not sure if they have made a change on new models ( mine is a 2012) but if not it sure would be nice.
All new Wildcats feature LED interior lighting with oversized paddle switches, so this complaint has been resolved!
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Old 10-27-2013, 09:54 AM   #113
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how about a hole for the slide motor hyd pump. Put the control box for the slides closer to the switch (not in the basement) so you can see it when their is a issue. instruction manual for the slide motor removal when they go inop . not everyone has internet access and need to get the slide in to go home.. this is a start....I could go on and on...............I should have nothing to say about a 40k, 2012 unit, but ............
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Old 01-21-2014, 08:50 PM   #114
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1. Battery cut off switch
2. Access to the fridge and bathroom without opening the slides
3. Stabilizers or electronic leveling
4. 2 air conditioners (over 30')
5. Return fan for off grid overnights

I will throw #6. Dual batteries for extended off grid camping.
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Old 01-22-2014, 11:35 AM   #115
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1. Battery cut off switch
2. Access to the fridge and bathroom without opening the slides
3. Stabilizers or electronic leveling
4. 2 air conditioners (over 30')
5. Return fan for off grid overnights

I will throw #6. Dual batteries for extended off grid camping.
our single unit a/c does a pretty good job of keeping us cool in 100 degree humid heat
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Old 01-22-2014, 12:36 PM   #116
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How can you have a heated discussion on options? They are personal choices!! hahaha
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Having said that, couple of things, not necc 'options' but...

Better tank monitor sensors
Ability to get visual on fresh water tank levels
Better quality screen doors
Tires, I agree. Solid surface counters but garbage tires. Heck make it an option.
Dual battery option for frequent boondockers, meaning enough room to add a second one.
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Old 01-30-2014, 07:27 PM   #118
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Having said that, couple of things, not necc 'options' but...

Better tank monitor sensors
Ability to get visual on fresh water tank levels
Better quality screen doors
Tires, I agree. Solid surface counters but garbage tires. Heck make it an option.
Dual battery option for frequent boondockers, meaning enough room to add a second one.
Interesting additions.

Tank sensors is on my list of things to "make better" in the Wildcat (and the whole industry).

I'm interested to hear ideas on how to "get visual" on the fresh tank... that could be handy, but I'm having a hard time visualizing it.

Please define "garbage tires." We're currently using Provider tires (available from Discount Tire Co.). Will our customer pay for upgraded tires? What would you want?

We've got room for multiple batteries. In fact, we recently built a special unit with dual batteries and a solar setup. More on that soon!
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Old 01-31-2014, 08:31 AM   #119
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Another must have that I don't think has been touched on, is a balanced trailer.

Of course, manufacturers can't figure how owners are going to load the trailer, but they can figure where heavier items typically go. Fridges and pantries should be near the axles. Front pass-throughs are good....as you add weight, so does the tongue weight increase.

I realize you can't put everything over top of the axles, but 3 items need extra consideration........all of the tanks. In a rear bathroom, the waste tanks tend be directly under the rear (oops, pun intended ) of the trailer. If the owner needs to travel with the waste tanks full, weight is taken off of the trailer tongue while weight is being added to the trailer.....not a good situation. Granted, people rarely travel with full waste tanks, but it can happen, especially with those choosing to boondock.

A mid-trailer bathroom, with the fresh tank, gray and black tanks directly in front of the axles would allow for better balance overall. And aiming for 12% tongue weight with a battery and propane tanks coming off of the factory floor would be another big plus.
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Old 02-06-2014, 08:15 PM   #120
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Hi y'all from Texas. This is my first post and this is an interesting thread. My wife and I bought a new WildCat 344QB last February and love the camper. We really like the outside kitchen with the dorm fridge. Our must haves are:

1. The kitchen on a slide (making for a total of 5)
2. The front a/c ducted into the camper instead of blowing into the bedroom
3. With the 2nd a/c ducted more a/c vents in the kitchen/living
4. Additional stabilizer jacks in front and behind the axles to help with rocking. 39' is too long for just the rear stabilizer jacks and the front landing gear.
5. A few more exterior plugs on both sides of the camper
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