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Old 02-22-2011, 08:57 PM   #11
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My Rockwood Mini Lite 2502s

Here is my Rockwood 2011 Mini Lite 2502s. The photos are of my son and I returning from Lakewood, OH where I picked the TT up from RV Wholesalers. Great experience with them and great pricing.

Pulling this with a 2007 Ford Explorer Sports Track 4.6 liter V8 with no problem. Equalizer WD Hitch and Prodigy P2 break controller. Went up and over the Cumberland Pass in KY, the big mountain at Jellico, TN, and the Great Smokies on I-40 From Knoxville to Waynesville, NC and on to Demorest GA. A very smooth ride with this TT

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Old 02-25-2011, 07:07 PM   #12
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Scannon: you have the best of the minilites models. This is a model that beat all this line of trailers but for us we could only buy a 1809s because of our limited pulling power otherwise this is the model that I would have bought.
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Old 02-26-2011, 10:46 AM   #13
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Capicine:

Thanks, I looked at several models including the 1809s but kept coming back to the 2502s. I pull this with a 2007 Explorer Sport Trac with the 4.6 liter V8 without problem. Weight was my initial concern, but after talking with both RV Wholesalers and Ford I pulled the trigger on this model.

So far I am very impressed with the Rockwood line and I am on a "shake down" camping trip as I write this. So far everything is great.

Enjoy your Rockwood and safe camping.

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Old 02-26-2011, 08:43 PM   #14
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Found out Wednesday the 23rd my trailer was released from production and was shipped on the 24th so my trailer will be here middle of next week (tuesday or wednesday) and will probably get delivered the sometime the week after unless the dealer can get a few things done before saturday which I am not holding my breath but none the less I will be getting some pictures up here in less then two weeks - I cant wait to finally take delivery
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Old 02-27-2011, 02:18 PM   #15
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This is our customized 2011 Rockwood 2304 with the trusty Dodge Dakota. Top photo is at our home, getting ready to Eternabond the roof. Bottom pic is at Grants Farm in St. Louis, taken on our return trip to Albuquerque from purchasing at RV Wholesalers. The 2304 was built without the murphy bed, which gave us storage room up front. The Dakota is a V8 with factory tow package - it pulls with no problems, unless we are driving into a strong headwind!
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Old 03-04-2011, 08:20 PM   #16
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I also find that on a strong headwind that we can feel it. It is a trailer with a full 8 feet wide and this create a bit of resistance. Most of the trailers in these size are running in 85 to 90 inches compared to 96 with ours. But a narrow trailer feels very cramped inside. I was looking at one with a pull out that was only 85 inches and no way I was to buy it. The mini lite feels like a big trailer inside and this make the whole difference.
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I know the slide out makes a big diffrence when it is out - I wished I had gotten a slide but for the configuration I was looking for I couldnt find one so I got the 2306
I pick mine up Wednesday at 10am - I am getting antsy cause it feels like eternity waiting for it to get done
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Char_n_Kath

I noticed you had the murphy bed removed from your 2304 for more storage. I am curious on how you sleep two on just the jack knife sofa? Hope I am not prying, it's just an interesting conversion.

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Old 03-05-2011, 09:40 PM   #19
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I noticed you had the murphy bed removed from your 2304 for more storage. I am curious on how you sleep two on just the jack knife sofa? Hope I am not prying, it's just an interesting conversion. Best regards, S Cannon
Thanks for the inquiry - no, I don't see your question as 'prying'! Our unit is built with a standing queen bed with the pass-thru storage under the bed - just like is found in the 2104 / 2502S. We had a 2104 previously & upgraded to have the larger bathroom & a pantry, but didn't want the murphy bed/jack-knife sofa because in that setup there isn't the up-front storage that we had found to be so handy & for us we had found the dinette to be plenty of room for us to sit. RV Wholesalers was able to get FR to build it customized. Here's a few pics.
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that looks just like the way the 2306 is setup except my triple bunks is where your fridge is
BTW is that the tuscan cream and the wood look floor
I went with the Oak cabinets but got the wood look floor upgrade cause it felt diffrent compared to the one that comes standard and I liked the wook look better
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