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Old 11-07-2013, 09:54 AM   #21
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Hello friends,

I wanted to send a quick update since I started this thread. After weighing all of the options we ended up purchasing the Prime Time 327RES. This thing is massive!!! We are going to be testing it out this weekend, I cannot wait. Pics below.
What an awesome floorplan!
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Old 11-07-2013, 12:27 PM   #22
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Very, very nice!!!!
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Old 11-08-2013, 09:46 PM   #23
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I think it tows great, but I don't have much to compare it to. I just installed air bags to eliminate the minimal squat I had. Everyone tells me that the towing will be much improved so I'm looking forward to see how it changes. I towed about 2000 miles this past summer. I have a gas engine so I should think you would see a different if not a better towing experience than I have.
I bought the slider as a "just in case thing" and have not used it yet. I have a super cab vs. your crew cab so my bed is a few inches longer than yours. I'm glad I have the slider and if I had your bed I think it would be even more important. I got the final price for the 5er then went out and looked for a hitch and the best price. Came back to the dealer and got them to throw in the hitch for what I think was their cost. Good luck with your search.
what air bags did you go with and what slider hitch ?
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Old 11-08-2013, 10:08 PM   #24
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what air bags did you go with and what slider hitch ?
I have Air Lift 5000 bags and the Reese 18K Elite Slider. My F250 was purchased with the factory installed 5th wheel prep package. Everything seems to be working out fine.
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Old 11-28-2013, 06:05 PM   #25
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here is the picture i promised Lloyd



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Old 11-28-2013, 06:43 PM   #26
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Looks real nice. I noticed some of the 2014's have a tan color exterior and yours is white like ours. Is the colored exterior an option? Also, is your CD/AM/FM mounted in the bedroom or under the TV in the living room? Mine is in the bedroom and I would have liked it to be in the living room like I see in the 2014's. Hope you're planning to be at the Goshen rally next August.
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Old 11-28-2013, 06:55 PM   #27
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it is in the bedroom next to the bed as it is in my friends 2013
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Old 02-18-2014, 09:53 PM   #28
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I am close to the purchase of a 2013 Surveyor and was wondering if anyone has had any issues with this new model from Forest River
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Old 02-19-2014, 07:25 PM   #29
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Zoeman: What model are you looking at? I have a 5th Wheel SVF293 and really like it. Very few minor problems that aren't worth mentioning. Put about 2000 miles on it in and around Michigan and Indiana last summer. Currently in Florida and having a great time. Good luck with your final decision.
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Old 02-19-2014, 08:15 PM   #30
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I have decided that the 293 is the one we are attempting to make a deal on tomorrow. It is a year old and have not looked at the new unit yet. We have looked at a lot of pictures and really like the layout.
Live in S W Fl. and looking forward to a week starting at the Strawberry Festival then on to Orlando for a few more days.
Is your spare in the front compartment? Have you considered mounting it under neath.
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