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Old 02-04-2019, 02:01 PM   #1
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Rockwood ultra lite with champagne exterior

I am currently looking at buying a 2019 Rockwood 2608 BS. The dealer has one in stock with the champagne exterior. Does anyone have any experience with this color in a hot sunny climate? I like the color but, I am wondering if White would be a better choice for living in Florida and traveling out west.
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Naturally, the white one will be more reflective, but the champagne colored one is the upgraded Diamond Package.

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Old 02-04-2019, 02:13 PM   #3
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Naturally, the white one will be more reflective, but the champagne colored one is the upgraded Diamond Package.

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With that said our 2016 is the Diamond package with the champagne color and I see no issues that would make us want white.
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[QUOTE=nomad297;2018401. . . , but the champagne colored one is the upgraded Diamond Package.[/QUOTE]

Not anymore. For the 2019 MY, champagne is standard and white is optional. Both colors include a new two-tone front cap. The white also includes a gray beltline in gel coat and it has different graphics than the standard champagne color. This was a mid-year change so it doesn't apply to coaches built before July or August. Not sure of the exact cutoff.
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I read a thread a few months ago claiming the darker exterior made it harder to cool off. two a/c's or an upgraded larger a/c might be a must.
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We are on our 2nd Rockwood...first one was the dark color, and it was an issue for Rockwood on the front cap as they had many warping issues and warranty claims over it. Our 2016 went to a lighter color and it is better, and now the color is lighter yet...we really liked the darker color but it definitely absorbed more heat.
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I am currently looking at buying a 2019 Rockwood 2608 BS. The dealer has one in stock with the champagne exterior. Does anyone have any experience with this color in a hot sunny climate? I like the color but, I am wondering if White would be a better choice for living in Florida and traveling out west.

We're in Texas and have had multiple trailers over the years. we have noticed slight differences in the white vs darker trailers but the difference to us was not a deal breaker. Our 2608BSD has the ability to add 2nd AC if the heat becomes an issue.

DW likes the champagne color, so the decision was a no-brainer!
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We're in Texas and have had multiple trailers over the years. we have noticed slight differences in the white vs darker trailers but the difference to us was not a deal breaker. Our 2608BSD has the ability to add 2nd AC if the heat becomes an issue.

DW likes the champagne color, so the decision was a no-brainer!
How do you like the unit? Have you had any issues? Would you recommend to others?
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How do you like the unit? Have you had any issues? Would you recommend to others?

We have had no issues and like the new model just great.
If this layout was what they were looking for; I would not hesitate to tell them to consider it.
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Had no color choice on our 2019 2511s. I like the champagne. Though darker than our previous off white , not enough to matter to the touch in my opinion.
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