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Old 11-23-2018, 04:53 AM   #1
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Hello Forum


How are you guys doing?


I'm from switzerland and bought this week a 2019 Rockwood UL 2888ws!


It will be delivered in January to Switzerland and then i have to make some conversions to fit our voltage (230 vs. 110 V).


Wich one of you know this floorplan?
How do you like it?
What i have to take care on?


Thanky for every input.


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Michael
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Old 11-23-2018, 04:58 AM   #2
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welcome to FRF!

i see that you have a Nissan Navara, which is similar to our Nissan Frontier.
i hate to say it, but even by European standards, that's way too much trailer for your tow vehicle.
the 2888WS exceeds the truck's max tongue capacity and max towing capacity.
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Old 11-23-2018, 05:50 AM   #3
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Hello bikedan


I know, its tight but will work :-)


I checked all the weights.


And we plan to have the 5er most of the time set up on a campside and travel less. We use it as a tiny house and will live in it. Just for hollydays we will pull it with the Nissan arround Europe.


Do you know the floorplan 2888ws? any problems with Rockwood in general?
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Old 11-23-2018, 05:59 AM   #4
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Well at least he is in Europe and not driving near me because that is an accident waiting to happen. That setup is so overweight it. Just stay on your side of the ocean.
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Old 11-23-2018, 06:28 AM   #5
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Well at least he is in Europe and not driving near me because that is an accident waiting to happen. That setup is so overweight it. Just stay on your side of the ocean.
Give the guy a break. He just joined here and he is just getting started with his adventure. I am sure he will begin to look around and learn what is and what should never be with the help of people here. He may try to tackle towing with his proposed setup, but Iím sure he will learn from that, too.

Michael: welcome to the forum. I suggest you dig deep into previous discussions here regarding towing, and consider all of the advice from the many experienced and helpful people here. Donít be discouraged if your current plan wonít work because you will eventually find a solution. Try to keep your safety and the safety of all others paramount, then go out and enjoy yourself.

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Old 11-23-2018, 07:33 AM   #6
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Hello Guys


No worries, im not confused or angry.


I will learn more and more about it. And if i need a biger Truck i can buy a Dodge Ram 1500


Does anyone know if i can get a King bed in this 5th wheeler?


Whats the size of a King bed in a 5th wheeler? i found 76'' wich is 193 cm.


Thanks
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Old 11-23-2018, 08:44 AM   #7
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I don't see anywhere that a king bed is an option for that model.

Does that mean you can't put one in?... I don't know but it appears you'd have to make modifications to the cabinets at the head of the bed. A king bed adds about 5" to either side of the bed and from online photos, it appears the standard queen bed is tight against the counter/cabinet. Looks like it would be a tight squeeze walking around it too if it were a king.

Welcome to the forum and enjoy your new R/V.
That is a nicely appointed 5th wheel.
Let us know how you enjoy camping with it in Switzerland.

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Do you know the floorplan 2888ws? any problems with Rockwood in general?
Not familiar with the 2888WS but I owned a smaller Rockwood for 10 years.
It was very well built and great trailer for the price point.
By the way, we've spent time in your spectacular country twice.
Our favorite place was Lucerne, with Interlaken a close second.
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Old 02-04-2019, 09:56 AM   #9
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Hello all


Thanks for your informations. My 5er will be delivered in end of February.


Cant wait to see it here in Switzerland.
I will send you guys some pictures if i placed it on my campground.




If anyone own a Rockwood 2888ws, please share your experience with me. What works great, what not?


What did you change?


What would you change?


Thanky
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Hello all

Thanks for your informations. My 5er will be delivered in end of February.

Cant wait to see it here in Switzerland.
I will send you guys some pictures if i placed it on my campground.

If anyone own a Rockwood 2888ws, please share your experience with me. What works great, what not?

What did you change?

What would you change?

Thanky
If you're willing to tell us, I'd be interested to know what they charged you to ship it to Switzerland. Seems like it would be pretty expensive.

Looks like 1 Swiss Franc is essentially 1 dollar on today's exchange. (1CHF = $1.00154)

https://www.xe.com/currencyconverter...rom=CHF&To=USD
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