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Old 04-04-2008, 09:23 AM   #1
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Looking at Rockwood 5th wheel

We are looking at 8280SS&8283SS.Also looking at comparable models in Flagstaff.Currently have a Cougar285 want something a little liter.On 8280 model has anyone had problem with heatand A/C getting to front of camper, or any other concerns 8280 is preference at present but 8283 would also work well it is almost same layout as our Cougar.Any coments would be appreciated.For those that have purchased from online dealer,any real issuses with reairs RVW seams to have good rep.>Local dealers are do not want my business will travel to save 5K,Thanks in advance.

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Old 04-10-2008, 09:49 PM   #2
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We have a 8182SS 5er No problem with A/C getting to front.Ours is a Bunk house floor plan. We love it.

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Old 04-15-2009, 07:21 PM   #3
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We have the 8283SS and are very happy with it. We have only been out once and haven't used the air but have used the heat. It does seem to get a lot warmer in the living area than in the bedroom. The bathroom is really tight!
Danny & Phillis in Arkansas
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Old 04-15-2009, 07:55 PM   #4
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We have an 08' 8281 bunk house. The A/C is great but the heat in the front floor vent is not so good. Im planning on re-routing duct to bedroom.
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Old 04-16-2009, 10:07 PM   #5
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We have a 2008 8280SS and have used both heating and cooling. No problems with either. Air conditioner and heater does fine throughout the FW.
David & Marian

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Old 04-17-2009, 08:21 AM   #6
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We really like our 8280SS. Do an advanced search using "Radio" as author name and 8280SS as keyword and see the comments I have posted, plus I have some pics in the gallery

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