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Old 04-15-2015, 12:21 AM   #11
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We have a 2014 293RLTS. It's out third fiver and we are very pleased so far. Heading out for the first trip of the year an about a week. I've been very please with the way it tows. Almost like it's not even back there!!
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Old 05-20-2015, 10:10 AM   #12
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Pulled our 2015 293 RLTS to a site last night for a long weekend with the wife. Pulled the WV mountain back roads great lime it wasn't back there. I did have a bad hitch, the jaw pin was bad and had to replace it. Lucky I guess that we didn't loose it. Looking forward to a great trip.
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Old 05-28-2015, 08:46 AM   #13
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Got the camper home from a week in it and had a great time. Found a problem that will have to be fixed though. The black waste tank is connected to the Gray 1 switch. Not a big issue and we'll get it fixed. Other than that its a very comfortable rig.
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Old 06-02-2015, 01:04 PM   #14
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We bought a 293rtl in October. We live in Colorado & bought it in Rapid City (Green Star RV..... very good to deal with). We had seen one in MN last summer & loved the floor plan. Couldn't find one in Denver or surrounding area, so off to SD! We love it and have very few issues. Pulls great with our half-ton GMC pkp. With a 6.2 engine & HD tow pkg. Wish the dining room table had a pull-out extension, but not a really big deal. We love this unit !
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Old 06-10-2015, 11:54 PM   #15
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A follow up to my previous post...
After a couple trips we are, for the most part, very happy with the fiver. As time goes by, however, we are finding more fit-and-finish issues. The drain connections under the sink were not tight, the winterizing valve is reversed, winterize position is actually the normal position, the trim on the end of one of the slides came loose (of 6 screws uses only 2 were holding anything), lots of construction debris under the sofa and chairs, and a couple other minor things. Nothing I couldn't deal with myself, but it's just the idea...
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Old 06-11-2015, 02:22 PM   #16
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A follow up to my previous post...
After a couple trips we are, for the most part, very happy with the fiver. As time goes by, however, we are finding more fit-and-finish issues. The drain connections under the sink were not tight, the winterizing valve is reversed, winterize position is actually the normal position, the trim on the end of one of the slides came loose (of 6 screws uses only 2 were holding anything), lots of construction debris under the sofa and chairs, and a couple other minor things. Nothing I couldn't deal with myself, but it's just the idea...
Ours also has the winterizing valves backwards , tell me how that happens , did the person installing this just come in one day and say i'm going to mess with people today and hook the winterizing valve up backwards
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Old 06-11-2015, 04:26 PM   #17
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Ours also has the winterizing valves backwards , tell me how that happens , did the person installing this just come in one day and say i'm going to mess with people today and hook the winterizing valve up backwards
My guess is that's the way the plumbing is arranged when it comes to the valve. To hook it up right might mean more 90 degree fittings and therefor more places to leak.
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Old 07-18-2015, 12:49 PM   #18
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We have a 2013 SVF 293 Surveyor 5th wheel and really like it. Have taken it from Michigan to Florida twice and many other trips in the mid-west. I don't know why there aren't more Surveyor 5th wheels too. We really shopped the 5th wheel market and found the Surveyor to have a great floor plan and lots of extras and would do it again.
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Old 07-18-2015, 06:37 PM   #19
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I have checked my winterizing valve after your post but can't seem to determine if it is plumed backwards. What is the best way to verify. Taking it out this week with DW and hope that all the small issues we have had are finally corrected. We'll see. No matter plan on relaxing and enjoying good company.
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