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Old 02-22-2012, 09:24 AM   #21
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1. Battery disconnect.
2. Good shower head that shuts off completely. Oxygenics is the first thing I put in, the first night I camped. (The day I picked it up.) I got the shut off valve a couple of weeks later.
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Old 02-22-2012, 09:49 AM   #22
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We have a Windjammer 2609w and bought it because of the following "must-haves" for us
1. Rear bedroom-do not like backing into a site and trying to sleep by the roadway.
2. Access to bathroom and frig with slide closed.
3. Large wrap-around couch in front that faces dinette and entertainment center.
4. Two entrances that are both cover by the awning.
5. Awning over the slide.

Did I mention that we really like our TT?

Happy camping to all.
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Old 02-22-2012, 10:54 AM   #23
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1) Quality workmanship
2) Quality aftermarket service
3) Competitive pricing
4) Quality materials
5) Bigger Oven
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Old 02-22-2012, 11:11 AM   #24
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Hi Chris

First off thanks for asking.

My top 5:

1. Battery disconnect switch

2. clearly marked dump handle markings

3. hold clips for all outside storage access doors. (It is possible to tear off the passenger side storage access door with the awning arm if it is half open).

4. easier access for the "Level Up Controller". Maybe on driver side storage access door?

5. flip up side counter on 32RL for more counter space.

My DW and I love our 32RL.
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Old 02-22-2012, 11:50 AM   #25
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Think we're pretty good with the one we have now,but would like a battery disconnect and electric jacks.
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Old 02-22-2012, 12:07 PM   #26
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We were having a heated discussion at Wildcat today about what attributes, features, options, specs, etc. are absolute must haves for your RV.

Attribute:
A roof and walls constructed to be impervious to moisture and resist rot or deterioration from exposure to water or humidity. Everything else is gravy.

Features: A 2" hitch receiver on the back to support at least a bike rack to fit four bikes on the ultralights and more weight for heavier trailers and 5ers.

Options: Slide awnings and battery disconnect should be standard.

Specs: Access to bathroom and kitchen when slides are closed.
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Old 02-22-2012, 02:14 PM   #27
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I know this thread is mostly aimed at 5th wheelers, but a couple of items I can think of from a travel trailer that would also apply:

- Digital display for battery life. I realize not everybody is as geeky as some of us here, but you could have a legend or something on the device that breaks down that 12.6 volts is fully charged, etc.

- Owner's manual. Maybe for an RV it may need to be a binder so that pages can be added/removed for a specific device like the fridge, stove, etc.
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Old 02-22-2012, 06:35 PM   #28
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1 - Battery Disconnect - is a Must have.
2 - Beefier back Bumper to mount either a Bike Rack or Generator rack.
3 - a Locking Fresh Water Door so it cant be contaminated by someone

Most of the other items are usually standard items so wasnt sure if they would want those included in this list - if so - Hot Water Heater would be # 4
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Great suggestions and info here so far! There's nothing too surprising, yet it's interesting to see what makes everyone's MUST HAVE list.
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backup lights

a single bowl sink in the kichen

a place to put the sat. box buy the tv.
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