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Old 06-29-2013, 08:27 AM   #51
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I ended up with the Rockwood 2109S because I thought construction seemed sturdier than some other brands. This unit also seems to be heavier than comparable ones probably due to better construction.
With all RVs the manufacturer must balance the use of lightweight materials and construction techniques to achieve a reasonable weight on the RV.
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Old 07-16-2013, 09:44 AM   #52
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I've had my 2109s since April and I LOVE it. I've camped in it 8 times already this year. For the people talking about the sofa/bed, my husband and I let my parents sleep on the Queen and we shared the sofa bed. We are not tall people, but we are adults. He's 185 lbs. and I'm 120 and we slept comfortably. My 16 yr old son is about 5'8" and he sleeps there all the time. The space behind the couch is hardly a foot....more like 6". To give you an idea of the size, if you stand up your 12 packs of pop and beer on one end back there, it slides in perfectly and a great place for storing them! You open one end and reach in and grab whatever you need to refill the fridge! The only part I don't like about my 2109s is the table being stored behind the couch. It is really heavy to lift out of there by yourself. If you are strong, you can do it alone, but that runs the risk of bumping into the couch or windows with the metal table legs. Also, the fuse will blow sometimes on the slide out if you try to move it in or out with the table in there. Happy camping everyone!
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Old 07-16-2013, 10:14 AM   #53
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We stand our table (when camped only)next to the bed, slide side, where it fits nicely against the wall. The space behind the couch gets hot from the sun, be careful. In cold weather, all corners sweat, all beam areas sweat, vent above bed drips condensation; even with a window open slightly. If you have the TV that's mounted above the sound system, consider buying 90 degree coax cable connectors. You'll save your wires - Home Depot. Have fun we love ours. But it's time to move on.
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Old 07-16-2013, 11:02 AM   #54
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Thanks for the heads up! I hope you have great luck with your next one! I never realized everything that can go wrong with these things until yesterday when I found this forum! This is our first TT so we are definitely newbies!
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Old 07-16-2013, 11:08 AM   #55
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The dealer gave us another suggestion for storing the table during travel as I agree it can be heavy and akward to lift out from behind the couch.
He said to store it underneath the mattress between the plywood. The only trick is that the plywood lifts at the same time as mattress. On top of the mattress we store our reclining chairs when traveling. That way nothing bangs around.
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Old 07-16-2013, 11:15 AM   #56
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AWESOME!! Thanks!! I will definitely try that on the next outing!! We do the same with our chairs, folding table for outside, and cornhole board. We have a Velcro strap running under the bed to hold it all snug.
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Old 03-21-2014, 02:01 PM   #57
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We just purchased a 2109s Mini lite. Have not taken it out yet, as it is brand new, and the weather here in CT is still wintery! But, we Love the layout, and were sold on the idea that the entry door is on the end opposite the bed. Less disturbance to sleeping guests when someone gets up earlier and goes outside....! And, since the door is on the end by the refrigerator/wardrobe/bathroom, we would track through the TT less to grab a cold drink, use the lav, or grab a jacket from the closet--just reach inside the entry door to get what you need. In addition, we felt that the convertible sofa-to-bed with free standing collapsible table would be more versatile for us. Table could go outside, use sofa area as living room. Table outside (or folded up and stored), convert sofa to a bed for an extra guest, and/ or fit a good sized cot in that space used for the table for an additional guest if needed. With the table NOT a fixed unit, we could also bring a couple of camp chairs inside as well in inclement weather. Like the versatility of using this space in different ways. No, the pull out couch probably would not fit two adults comfortably, but the cot will suffice in a pinch. Think about how you will use the TT to get optimum comfort when choosing your own priorities. Good luck!
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We owned a 2013, 2109S - traded for our current rig. We loved our Mini. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask. One caveat I will offer is, when using the front sun shield as an awning, beware the winds. We were told by the dealership, they weren't meant for much more than 15 mph winds. The screws that attach it to the rig are small. You will need a fan insert due to moisture.
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Old 03-21-2014, 08:13 PM   #59
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We just purchased a 2109s Mini lite. Have not taken it out yet, as it is brand new, and the weather here in CT is still wintery!
Congrats! We have the same unit also from CT. What dealer did you use?
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Old 03-22-2014, 07:32 AM   #60
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We had the pleasure of using our 2013 2109s several times last summer and love it.
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