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Old 05-08-2016, 05:10 PM   #1
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Buying a rockwood 8312ss Diamond edition

Anything I should look out for or is it a solid unit. Thanks in advance

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Old 05-08-2016, 08:54 PM   #2
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I own the same rig. You will see a post on here, search for Hazmat91180 posts and you will see my setup.

I really like the unit. I would go 50AMP and Two ACs if you are going to be camping where it is very warm. I am northern midwest so I am ok with one ac.

The diamond package I could not get them down in price and I liked the option of white versus the brown being in the sun (we do a lot of non shaded spots). Not sure if it makes a difference.

I HATE the couch in the living room to be honest with you. perhaps I would like a non-leather option, but I seem just to slide right out of it.

I'd ask the brand of TVs they put in them. It seems I lucked out with LG but sometimes they stock them with different ones.

See if they'll upgrade the thermostat for you in the deal. get a digital and just knock out that upgrade now. The manual just cycles and cycles and it gets annoying fast.

One thing I will tell you, this rig IS HEAVY. my tongue weight is over 1000, I would stray away from the Equalizer 4 10K, go right to 12 or even 14K. I tow with a 2015 F150, and I am barely under weight. Not enough for my liking and will be trading the truck in when the lease expires. I tired to have a daily driver and truck and I guess I'll go back to two vehicles (very tight parking garage)

2016 Rockwood Sig. Ultra Lite 8312SS Platinum
2016 GMC Sierra 3500
Equal-i-zer 10K WDH
Tadi Brothers 9" Wireless 120 degree Rear Cam
2015 Nights Camped: 4
2016 Nights Camped: 8
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Old 05-08-2016, 09:26 PM   #3
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Look very carefully at the cargo carry capacity of the unit.

The Rockwood/Flagstaff units historically have marginal axle. wheel, and tire capacities.

Otherwise they are fine units, we have enjoyed ours for 10 seasons and expect to get many more from it.

John U
2007 Rockwood 8315SS
2014 Silverado 2500HD 6.0L
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Old 05-09-2016, 03:18 AM   #4
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Ok thanks
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