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Old 11-26-2014, 08:56 PM   #1
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Quality of Flagstaff 5th wheel

Thinking of buying a 2015 26ft to 30 ft Flagstaff 5th Wheel. I'm not worried about the price just the over quality of them. Thanks
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Old 11-26-2014, 09:38 PM   #2
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We have a 2010 829fkss tt built at the same plant and are quite happy with it. We had one major problem with and very few minor ones. Our floor became spongy in several places. They checked it out at the Goshen rally in 2012 (trailer was technically out of warranty) and decided to get it back to the factory for a complete new floor. Apparently in 2010 there were some issues with the laminated floors so they stopped buying them from outside suppliers and built a new lamination plant to insure better quality control. We would definitely look another Flagstaff before buying something else.
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Old 11-26-2014, 11:24 PM   #3
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Thinking of buying a 2015 26ft to 30 ft Flagstaff 5th Wheel. I'm not worried about the price just the over quality of them. Thanks
Anything in particular? Overall quality is fine.
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Old 01-12-2015, 05:18 PM   #4
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We purchased a 2013 Flagstaff 5th wheel and I have to say we couldn't be happier. Pulls good, tracks straight and no problems after approx. 3000 miles. Hope you enjoy your like we have.


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Old 01-16-2015, 08:02 PM   #5
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We are looking at a 2015 Flagstaff,28 IKWS Fifth Wheel and would be towing it with a 2011 Silverado LT, crew cab, short bed, with HD Trailer package, towing 9,500 lbs. the dealer is offering a Reese tow system...my question is will this work with my short bed and will I have any problems? I am currently towing a 23 ft Surveyor Sport.
Any suggestions would be appreciated.


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Old 01-17-2015, 09:35 AM   #6
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Hello I tow a 2015 8528rkws behind a 2010 F150 5-1/2 foot box. She does come pretty close to the cab in tight turns but the reese revolution pin box works awesome. Just have to be careful.
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Old 01-17-2015, 09:38 AM   #7
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I have had no major issues with my trailer to date. A few minor things like cabinet latches and screen door not closing very good.
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Old 01-17-2015, 10:01 AM   #8
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I appreciate you reply and will do some more research. It seems that FR cabinets have the same problems. I have replaced the hinge screws with longer screws and used some super glue on the threads. Helped pretty well on my Surveyor.


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Old 01-17-2015, 10:14 AM   #9
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We are looking at a 2015 Flagstaff,28 IKWS Fifth Wheel and would be towing it with a 2011 Silverado LT, crew cab, short bed, with HD Trailer package, towing 9,500 lbs. the dealer is offering a Reese tow system...my question is will this work with my short bed and will I have any problems? I am currently towing a 23 ft Surveyor Sport.
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I would check out the pin weight vs your truck load capacity. The 1500 pounds of pin weight could be on the heavy side for a Chev 1500. The other specs could work out.
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Old 01-17-2015, 10:48 AM   #10
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I added a extra leaf spring to take bounce out of suspension.
Did not affect ride much without trailer. My trailer pin weight is 1098 lbs
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