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Old 11-16-2012, 08:35 PM   #11
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We really like our 2109s. We looked at about every model available and the 2109s worked best for us. Have had no issues so far.
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Old 11-20-2012, 11:54 AM   #12
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We purchased a 2109s over a year ago now and have put aproximately 20,000 kms on it. We looked at alot of trailers before buying and settled on the 2109s due to the great floorplan; the queen side bed that you can access on both sides, as well as the door at the opposite end from the "bedroom". It has everything that 2 adults need and is easy to tow. Our TV is a Toyota Tacoma, 6 cylinder, with tow package and it pulls the 2019s just great. The only small issued that we have had with the trailer so far, was a small roof leak that originated around the tv antenae.

Would highly recommend this trailer!
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Old 11-20-2012, 12:26 PM   #13
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We bought a 2012 2109S at the RV show in Feb of this year. We had a pop up prior and it being just the two of us we had been looking to upgrade to a TT. We had some requirements like a queen bed you could access from both sides, wanted something small but comfy and had decent storage. The 2109S fit the bill.

Some minor issues like a small leak in kitchen sink drain pipe (resolved by tightening), stereo system had static on 2/3 speaker channels (replaced by dealer under warranty) and power converter pulled out from mounting (replaced and added more screws to hold in).

Modifications done:
Had dealer add 2nd battery as we dry camp frequently in state parks
Added wire shelving in closet next to refridge to make a pantry
Added wire shelving in small closets next to bed to improve clothing storage
Replaced all bulbs with LED lighting
Added digital reception extender to Wineguard tv antenna
Wired output of TV thru stereo system
Installed magazine racks next to bedside to hold books, etc.
Bought a new single light to install over counter to left of stove (not installed yet)
Replaced shower head with an Oxygenics
Replaced outdoor shower hose with a much more flexible one.

I would also recommend this TT. Let the forum know what you decide on and why!
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Old 01-26-2013, 08:02 AM   #14
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We purchased a 2109s over a year ago now and have put aproximately 20,000 kms on it. We looked at alot of trailers before buying and settled on the 2109s due to the great floorplan; the queen side bed that you can access on both sides, as well as the door at the opposite end from the "bedroom". It has everything that 2 adults need and is easy to tow. Our TV is a Toyota Tacoma, 6 cylinder, with tow package and it pulls the 2019s just great. The only small issued that we have had with the trailer so far, was a small roof leak that originated around the tv antenae.

Would highly recommend this trailer!
I am thinking about getting this trailer and I also have a Tacoma 4WD DC as my towing vehicle. I have the towing package and WD Hitch BC.

Does it tow well and what is your gas mileage?

Thanks
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Old 01-29-2013, 09:57 PM   #15
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We purchased a new 2109s last June and are very pleased with it. We love the floor plan (walk-around bed, slide that can be left in comfortably, a small but ”full” bathroom, a good amount of storage, a very nice kitchen, etc.). Ours did not have LED lights but it was simple and affordable to remedy that.

As first-time tt users, we don’t have a reference as to how easily it tows compared to other trailers, but we have had no problems. Our tv is a 2007 GMC Envoy with a 4.2L 6-cylinder engine. We used a ScanGauge II to monitor transmission fluid temperature and got pretty close to 10 miles per gallon on a trip from Indiana to southern Utah (and sadly, back). A few times while climbing long mountains I dropped our speed to around 50 to 55 to keep the tranny happy. Next tv will hopefully have more cylinders and more gears, but in the meantime, we are loving every trip!
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Old 01-30-2013, 11:38 AM   #16
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With the Tacoma, we get about 13miles/gallon or in metric, about 19 litres/100 kms. Find that it's a bit of a pig on gas when towing, but that seems to be standard fare with all tow vehicles. We have a Reese tow system; weight distribution and anti sway, and you sometimes forget that you're pulling the trailer.
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Old 01-30-2013, 12:54 PM   #17
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We've had the Surveyor 186 Sport for over three years, no real problems. We think it's a very good layout for two people. Loads of pass-through storage space. Easy to tow and back. We are now looking longingly at the Surveyor Sport that I think is about 24'8" in length, mainly for the walk-around bed and some other nice features that we don't have. We'd have no qualms about buying another Surveyor Sport.
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We purchased our 2109S last June. No major problems. A few things needed tightening up. I would suggest that you purchase a weight distribution hitch. Makes towing much more comfortable. We get 10 mpg with our Durango. We like the slide out, walk around bed and the door at the opposite end from the bed. TV, microwave, AC, heating and oven all work well. The shower is tight but you know that when you are purchasing a smaller TT. We are very satisfied with our Mini Lite.
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We purchased our 2109S last June. No major problems. A few things needed tightening up. I would suggest that you purchase a weight distribution hitch. Makes towing much more comfortable. We get 10 mpg with our Durango. We like the slide out, walk around bed and the door at the opposite end from the bed. TV, microwave, AC, heating and oven all work well. The shower is tight but you know that when you are purchasing a smaller TT. We are very satisfied with our Mini Lite.
X2 on the weight distribution hitch advice. We use the Equalizer, too. Even on my little 20-footer, I wouldn't tow without it.
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Thanks so much for all the posts. I think we are going to pull the trigger this weekend on a 2104 with the Murphy bed. Can't wait to hit the road for our first outing in April at the Sea and Wine fest..
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