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Old 08-06-2012, 01:47 PM   #41
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Just reviewing this thread again today. Thanks so much for the great input here!
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Old 01-19-2013, 01:25 PM   #42
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Hi Chris. Sorry for the late post but this is a very interesting topic. I saw some of your info from an earlier post and wanted to add a couple more.

-Everything being 12v including TV would be great. Artic Fox offers this.
-LED all the way.
-Love the tank sizes already.
-Space for multiple batteries. I currently have 3 grp 31 Lifeline AGMs in the front bay. Unfortunately a little heavy on the pin. Anyway you could locate them a little more centered? Probably a hard thing to do unless they could somehow be located along the frame rails.
-A converter with a good 3-stage charger. I have a Xantrex inverter with a good charger but have found using my little Honda genset is easier. Rather than installing a "whole-house" inverter.
-Please keep Jensen stereo/home enter pkg - hate the other one.
-Currently own a Sabre and love the rack on the back. It does wiggle in the up position but I secure with a bungee. Have carried a tote and burn barrel on it many times.
-High quality tinted windows.

I'm seriously looking at the WC Maxx 30 foot rear kitchen. Love everything about it but the interior didn't turn my DW on. We are looking for a unit 30' or less especially to fit in some of the Calif SPs. Sabre is a great unit but 35' is too big and daughter is going to college. I never see any support on this forum for the West coast factory so please share this with any contacts you might have. Thanks so much.
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Old 01-29-2013, 10:34 PM   #43
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Hi Chris. Sorry for the late post but this is a very interesting topic. I saw some of your info from an earlier post and wanted to add a couple more.

-Everything being 12v including TV would be great. Artic Fox offers this.
-LED all the way.
-Love the tank sizes already.
-Space for multiple batteries. I currently have 3 grp 31 Lifeline AGMs in the front bay. Unfortunately a little heavy on the pin. Anyway you could locate them a little more centered? Probably a hard thing to do unless they could somehow be located along the frame rails.
-A converter with a good 3-stage charger. I have a Xantrex inverter with a good charger but have found using my little Honda genset is easier. Rather than installing a "whole-house" inverter.
-Please keep Jensen stereo/home enter pkg - hate the other one.
-Currently own a Sabre and love the rack on the back. It does wiggle in the up position but I secure with a bungee. Have carried a tote and burn barrel on it many times.
-High quality tinted windows.

I'm seriously looking at the WC Maxx 30 foot rear kitchen. Love everything about it but the interior didn't turn my DW on. We are looking for a unit 30' or less especially to fit in some of the Calif SPs. Sabre is a great unit but 35' is too big and daughter is going to college. I never see any support on this forum for the West coast factory so please share this with any contacts you might have. Thanks so much.
Thanks for this input!
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Old 05-06-2013, 10:32 PM   #44
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My suggestion for dry camping would be a slide out tray or rack on the back of the trailer that would be sturdy enough to carry a generator, a gas can or two, and perhaps a Blue Tote. Sabre has a fold up bike rack option and Cougar has a slide out bike rack option on their fifth wheels that might work for that purpose. Something along those lines for a Wildcat would be great for a dry camping option.
Just an update: Wildcat has been offering a folding bike rack option (like the one on Sabre and many other fifth wheels) since December! I'm hoping to get photos of it up online soon...
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Old 08-15-2013, 07:25 PM   #45
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This thread has been very informative in our design sessions this season. We hope to implement a number of the suggestions for later this fall!
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This thread has been very informative in our design sessions this season. We hope to implement a number of the suggestions for later this fall!
How do we get put onto the waiting list to sit in on these design sessions? :-)
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Old 08-16-2013, 01:45 PM   #47
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How do we get put onto the waiting list to sit in on these design sessions? :-)
Ha! No waiting list -- just sound off here and I bring it into the meetings with me!
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Old 08-17-2013, 09:56 AM   #48
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Chris,
Wow, now I know where all of the great features on my 2014 312 BHX came from! We love it. the LEDs inside and out were a great idea. we are looking forward to do some dry camping when the weather cools off a little more...
I have two small suggestions:
1. install a hitch mirror on the front of the cap to help with hitching up of the fifth wheel.
2. replace the chinese made tires with a good American made tire. the wheels look great on the new trailers, but the tires that come standard are suspect according to the blogs i've read.
thanks!!
Steve
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Old 08-17-2013, 12:55 PM   #49
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Chris,
Wow, now I know where all of the great features on my 2014 312 BHX came from! We love it. the LEDs inside and out were a great idea. we are looking forward to do some dry camping when the weather cools off a little more...
I have two small suggestions:
1. install a hitch mirror on the front of the cap to help with hitching up of the fifth wheel.
2. replace the chinese made tires with a good American made tire. the wheels look great on the new trailers, but the tires that come standard are suspect according to the blogs i've read.
thanks!!
Steve
X2 On replacing the Chinese tires!
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Thanks for the responses Chris!
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