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Old 07-20-2013, 05:33 PM   #1
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Hi, i'm a 3 year RVer and looking to buy a new camper. Does anyone here own this model or have any comments on it?
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Old 07-21-2013, 01:12 AM   #2
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Hi, i'm a 3 year RVer and looking to buy a new camper. Does anyone here own this model or have any comments on it?
I bought it 3 months ago. With the dinette sleeper instead of the recliners. Can't figure out how to get a flat lay in the dinette cushion yet. Other than that, we love it. Roomy for its size and large kitchen with plenty of counter space.
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Old 07-21-2013, 04:45 PM   #3
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I used to own this model. The back is too heavy, the long scented slide never worked correctly from day 1. Towing wise you need a full load of water and lots of weight to get the tongue heavier. Sway is a major issue with any wind. I traded an bought a fifth wheel unit instead after 12 months. Same brand, love rockwood, just this trailer has had problems. Dealer and forest river looked after us. We are apply campers now.

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Old 07-22-2013, 01:46 PM   #4
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I've had no problem with sway and it certainly is not light on the tongue end. I've had no slider issues either. Sorry you were unhappy with yours.
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Has anyone weighed this rig and have the actual axle and hitch weight?
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Old 07-25-2013, 09:23 PM   #6
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Went to the CAT scales right after we left the dealer. Tongue: 800, Axles: 5680. I have dual friction sway controls that I used one a previous trailer that weighted 1000 lbs. more than this one. Pulls perfect. Didn't have to change a thing. Minor stuff, just like every other brand out there. There's going to be problems with them all.
Went on a plant tour with the wife and grandkids last Tues. Very impressive. Like the fact that every unit is pressure tested at the last station before it leaves the building.
Hope this helps.
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Thanks for quick response, still lookomg
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Just a thought. Those with towing issues, like me, might have the 2703 SS, These units do not have the front bedroom slide. The tongue weight on mine is about 600lb, although I do need to get by a cert scale. I cannot get this thing to tow like I want, due to a lot of fore and aft bouncing. The 2703ss have a LARGE rear window, which is very heavy, the WS has a much smaller window with more cabinets. I'm wishing now we had gotten the WS model.
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The keystroke sprinter we use to have did the same thing until I readjusted the hitch. Found a level pad and went at it. The dealer hadn't done anything except hook it up and eye ball it for level. Our new 2703 ws is the same length as the splinter and pulls the same. Just a 1000 lbs. lighter.
Maybe check your setup or add some water if your tank is in the front.
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Old 08-01-2013, 12:53 PM   #10
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I have adjusted it at least 8 times. Done a lot reading on RV.net on proper hook up of WD hitches and specifically with my '04 Suburban. If I get the front of my burb where it's supposed to be height-wise, it's a bucking bronco. I have to put shift less weight to the front of the burb to make it tolerable. As I said, the WS and the SS are different TTs.
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