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Old 06-28-2011, 03:25 PM   #31
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Just bought a 2304 yesterday, I hope it works out as well as I hope. I love the floor plan. Happy camping to all!
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Old 06-28-2011, 03:27 PM   #32
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Just bought a 2011 2304 yesterday...

I love the floorplan. I hope it works out well. Kinda nervous as this is my first brand-new unit! Happy camping to all.
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Old 06-29-2011, 10:08 PM   #33
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Just got ours about a month ago, our first RV. Love it!
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Old 07-02-2011, 10:33 AM   #34
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We bought our 2502S back in February and are fairly happy with it. The floorplan and included options are the pluses. The negatives: build quality isn't quite as good as our last hybrid (Jayco 17C) and we had it in the shop for a while for some warranty work - sharp corners tore the mattress prior to delivery, microwave replacement, bad sewing on velcro, side window was sealed shut at factory, and something they couldn't repair as it was "working as designed" is that darn fridge fan.

This TT is heavier and longer than our previous HTT, but we get better gas mileage with it. On a recent trip from Denver to Western CO, including going over Vail Pass and Eisenhower Tunnel (steep approaches on both) we averaged 10.5mpg in our F150. I used a ScanGuageII to measure this. There were long, steep climbs sometimes at only 40mph with the accelerator floored, so I'm pretty happy with those numbers.

We'll probably keep it for a while, but are already thinking of what we'd get next.
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Old 07-02-2011, 01:22 PM   #35
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Just got ours about a month ago, our first RV. Love it!
Where is the campground in your picture? It really looks like a nice place.
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Old 07-02-2011, 02:44 PM   #36
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Just got our 2012 MiniLite 2306, we love it. Using 2004 Trailblazer 3 speed auto, any suggestion on best gear to use? D seems to use passing gear quite often?

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Old 07-03-2011, 03:27 PM   #37
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Nice TT (purchased from Nolans RV I assume) I tested my new 1809S last week over Kenosha Pass to Terryall Reservoir, and averaged 12.5 mpg, and 40 max up the steep grades with my Nissan Xterra. My Blue Ox Sway Pro WDH worked great on curves and kept my TV perfectly flat. I am spoiled because my last Truck was a Cummins TD with 400hp and 700lbs of torque (never had to pull over to let backed up traffic pass me).
I have now added (spice rack, towel racks, bathroom skylight filter, swing away TV mount with Vizio 22", magazine rack, catch all containers, Inside/Outside thermometer, Tornado bath vent, and multi containers, rear 2" reciever and storage box, battery cut off switch) amenities.
Used a lot of dry wall plastic anchors and velcro......still solar to come, and day/night shades (I wish my 1809S came with some of these items)
my wife works for UAL.....you work for an airline?
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Old 07-04-2011, 01:11 AM   #38
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Where is the campground in your picture? It really looks like a nice place.
It is an awesome spot. Montpellier, Idaho. It's a KOA, the owners are great and the campground is spotless.
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Just got our 2012 MiniLite 2306, we love it. Using 2004 Trailblazer 3 speed auto, any suggestion on best gear to use? D seems to use passing gear quite often?

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Our Pathfinder is a 5spd auto. It spends most of the time in 4th. I usually hold it in 3rd for most uphills just so it isn't "hunting". The really steep stuff needs 2nd to hold 40 mph
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Old 07-04-2011, 05:49 PM   #40
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i just purchased a gently used 2008 - 1809 Mini Lite. i love the size and weight.
crazy that all that room is in a 16' box. the hitch is 3.5', the bumper and spare is 1.5'.
so, total length is 21' exactly.
it's the 90" wide model (vs. 96") w/out the bed night stand.
my tow rig is a Nissan Frontier crew cab short bed. pulls great!
also...i just installed a 22" Haier LED flat screen above the fridge. it sits in an articulating mount. i had to create a strong/secure fasten point for the mount.
PM me for pictures/instructions.
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