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Old 07-29-2013, 01:50 PM   #1
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Newbie 1998 Wildwood Model?

I am thinking of upgrading from a tent to a trailer the wife and I are just getting to old to sleep on the ground and I would like a 5th wheel and I have been looking at this one I am going to buy used first to make sure I will like it, towing it and trying to back it up and I have heard the 5th wheel is the way to go
Ok my question is does anyone have any info on this trailer model or what to look for when buying?, It looks like there is a wall furnace instead of central heating is this good or is central better? this comes with a generator but I really don't need a on board generator. I have my Honda (2) EU2000

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Old 07-31-2013, 11:41 AM   #2
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I'm a newbie my self bit a 5th is the way to go. It looks good from the pics but make sure your gonna be happy with what you buy. I made sure when I got my tt that it had everything I wanted. Including all electric setup. So all I do is push a button to setup and enjoy.
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Old 07-31-2013, 12:04 PM   #3
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I would at least walk a rv lot to see the different models. There are some really nice and affordable trailers built for two.
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Old 07-31-2013, 12:05 PM   #4
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Thank you everyone the trailer already sold but I did a research on the dealership and out of 9 reviews only one good everyone else said they where a rip off so it all worked out
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Old 07-31-2013, 01:14 PM   #5
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Sounds like you are going about it the right way. Do plenty of homework. Look at anumber of different models / manufacturers and TAKE NOTES. Make a list of likes and dislikes and try to find a unit that fits MOST of your requirements. Took my wife and I almost 2 years of camper shows and dealer visits until we found the right match.

Beware that your TV has to be rated for whatever unit you choose.
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when asking advice for a possible trailer purchase, you should post what you'll be towing with, including all the necessary specs.
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Old 07-31-2013, 10:47 PM   #7
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I am thinking of upgrading from a tent to a trailer the wife and I are just getting to old to sleep on the ground and I would like a 5th wheel and I have been looking at this one I am going to buy used first to make sure I will like it, towing it and trying to back it up and I have heard the 5th wheel is the way to go
Ok my question is does anyone have any info on this trailer model or what to look for when buying?, It looks like there is a wall furnace instead of central heating is this good or is central better? this comes with a generator but I really don't need a on board generator. I have my Honda (2) EU2000

98" wildwood 5th,wheel with slide'out & gen><><
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OK, so the TV issue is out of the way. There have been alot of posts on how to go about finding a TT or 5er. Seems like most people look at floorplan first, do a boatload of homework and then accidently stumble across that perfect unit for them. i would visit as many RV dealers and shows as possible to get a feel for what options are out there and figure out what your likes and dislikes are. Our first camper was used and it gave us the opportunity to see first hand what we liked and what we didn't.
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Seems like most people look at floorplan first, do a boatload of homework and then accidently stumble across that perfect unit for them.
Hey! we just did that!!
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Hey! we just did that!!
Same here! Too funny- that describes us to a "T"!
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