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Old 08-31-2007, 10:57 PM   #1
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Flagstaff 26 RLS - Comments

Hello to all. I'm obviously new to this forum but am a long time camper and presently own a 26' Conquest TT and am looking to upgrade to a unit with a slide.

I'm presently looking at the Flagstaff 26 RLS and am soliciting any comments on this unit. I have never owned anything manufactured by Forest River and would like to know if there are any known issues concerning this unit and if there might be some owners of this unit on this forum that would like to give their impression of it.

I have also never owned anything with a vinyl roof and would like any comments to this as opposed to rubber.

Thanks in advance to all that might be able to help in this matter.
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Old 09-01-2007, 07:54 AM   #2
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I cant be much help to you. on the vinyl roof or on that model. Forest river has a vey good name. I have a 2006 32 SRV (toy hauler) and we love it. Hang around a while. I'm sure someone will see your post. I got lots ofinfo here.......Tim
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I have nothing to add about vinyl roofs either. Someone else I'm sure will.


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Old 09-02-2007, 12:13 AM   #4
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Thanks guys, I appreciate the welcome and I will check for any replies.
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Old 09-02-2007, 06:38 AM   #5
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Hello Ray and welcome to the Forest River Forums.

We have a Flagstaff 26 RKS model which would be similar to your RLS model in its construction. Ours is a 2004 model. To date we have only had a few minor issues that either the dealer or I took care of. Those were not model specific but could happen on any trailer.

The roof so far has been easy to clean and take care of. I walk around on it all the time when cleaning it. I did discover one small leak inside at the front but it was at the front seam where the front wall attaches to the roof. I re-sealed it and have not had any more leaks. I go over the entire trailer periodically inside to check for signs of leaks and have not found any. This year, while re-sealing the leak area, I resealed everything up there as a precaution.

The trailer tows very well. Most of the time I don't know it is back there.
We really liked the RKS floor plan. At the time, the RLS floor plan had not come out.
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Old 09-02-2007, 10:22 PM   #6
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Thanks Kim, that's what I was looking for, comments as to reliability and especially info about the vinyl roof. Thanks for your reply, I'll take that into consideration while making up my mind whether to go with this particular unit or not.
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Nice floor plan on the 26RLS Good luck in your decision.

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I am not an expert on RV Roofs (or anything else for that matter), but this website will take you to a report on how to decide which Rv's are the best , and one of the things discussed are roofs. Hope this helps.
: http://www.jrconsumer.com/freereport.pdf

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Old 09-04-2007, 01:12 PM   #9
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Thanks again to both of you, the website that you posted was very helpful Cliff, it's always good to have some things brought to your attention that one might not have thought about.

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Old 09-20-2007, 01:37 AM   #10
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Just wanted to let everyone know that I did purchase the 26 RLS and have taken it out one time already. I am pleased, so far, but can anyone tell me what Forest River was thinking when they made the water valves in the shower and bath sink, so that they turn ON clockwise and OFF, counter-clockwise? My dealer says this is not uncommon in Forest River products and inquiries that I have made seem to support this. These valves just have to go, no way I'll ever get used to that.

Anyone else have these?
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