Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-19-2016, 03:33 PM   #1
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Posts: 10
I'm back in a Flagstaff

A few years ago (2011) I had a Flagstaff 8528ckws. We were pretty happy with it but it had a couple of minor problems (radio died and one axel had suspension messed up so rode very close to top of wheel well). Anyhow, my wife has trouble with steps so we decided a regular pull behind travel trailer would do well. Last summer we traded for a Primetime Avenger. I immediately knew I had made a mistake. The trailer was 34 ft vs 32 for the Flagstaff plus 5 ft or so of a fifth wheel is over the bed of the truck and thus pulls like a 27 ft. The trailer gave me problems on cornering and fitting into campsites etc. Also the Avenger is an entry level trailer. It was inexpensive for an rv and it showed in construction and features. So I immediately started missing my Flagstaff.
I have finally managed to get back to the Flagstaff. We got a 2016 8528rkws. Haven't even gotten it loaded and gone camping in it yet but I am really happy with it. Of course it was a good bit more than the Avenger but you get what you pay for. Every time I look at it I find something else I really like. They have added a lot of features my 2011 didn't have. Too many to list here but I'm sure this will be my lifetime rv. I've always said do what you have to do to get exactly what you want and you will be much better off and happier with your purchase no matter what it is. I'm now a happy camper again..
__________________

jswatzell is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-20-2016, 10:16 PM   #2
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2016
Posts: 44
I also have a Flagstaff and I'm happy with it. Lots of highend things in it .But it still new
__________________

Majicdoor is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-20-2016, 10:29 PM   #3
Senior Member
 
SeaDog's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2016
Location: Idaho
Posts: 6,246
Welcome back the forum is a great place to get your questions answered and share your experience
__________________
Retired Navy
Jake my sidekick (yellow Lab)
2017 RAM 2500 CC 4X4 Cummins Diesel
2016 Flagstaff 26 FKWS
AF&AM & El Korah Shrine of Idaho
SeaDog is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-20-2016, 10:48 PM   #4
Members
 
Tommy Joann's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2015
Location: Snellville/Stone Mountain, GA
Posts: 60
Welcome back to Flagstaff!
__________________
2018 Salem 28RLDS Showstopper Package
2015 Chevy Silverado Crew Cab LT Sport
Husky Centerline WDH
Tommy Joann is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-21-2016, 03:47 PM   #5
Senior Member
 
beechjet16mf's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Fort Peck Lake, MT
Posts: 134
We are still happy Flagstaff owners.
beechjet16mf is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-21-2016, 04:11 PM   #6
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2013
Posts: 475
Love my 8528rkws! Hope you enjoy yours! Welcome.
__________________
2001 Ford F250 7.3l converted to F350 specs
2014 Flagstaff 8528RKWS
2006 model year Border Collie
Mtelkman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-21-2016, 04:50 PM   #7
Member
 
G.B.'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Posts: 85
Love our Flagstaff!
__________________
Greg & Patty
2014 Flagstaff 8528IKWS
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Extended Cab 4x4 Duramax/Allison
G.B. is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-21-2016, 07:38 PM   #8
Senior Member
 
Long Leaf Piners's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2014
Location: Durham, NC
Posts: 158
We love our 8528 IKWS fifth wheel.
__________________
2014 8528 IKWS
Ford F-250 Diesel
Cricket the Cairn and Sally the Terrier Muppet Mix

Long Leaf Piners is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-21-2016, 07:49 PM   #9
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2016
Posts: 6
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mtelkman View Post
Love my 8528rkws! Hope you enjoy yours! Welcome.
We love our new Flagstaff 8528 IKWS (maybe IKBS can't remember offhand). We traded a 2014 Flagstaff bunkhouse in for this new 2017. Love all the space and features.
__________________

apiehl is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
flagstaff

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Disclaimer:

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by Forest River, Inc. or any of its affiliates. This is an independent, unofficial site.



Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:21 AM.


×