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Old 08-28-2016, 08:23 PM   #1
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Surveyor 265 vs 266

Interested in purchasing either a Surveyor 265 or 266. I'm just wondering what the differences are. Same length just a few pounds difference in weight. Any help would be appreciated.


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Old 08-29-2016, 03:07 PM   #2
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The GVWR is within 12 lbs of each other.

Unless they have different color/furniture schemes, I can't see a real difference.

I'd say go for which ever you can get the better price and local service on.
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Old 08-30-2016, 10:13 AM   #3
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Per Forest River the 266 has a residential fridge. What are the pluses/minuses of a residential fridge?


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Old 08-30-2016, 12:53 PM   #4
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The plus of a residential fridge is that they have better cooling than the absorption units.

The minus is that you have to have an inverter and a set of good batteries to run them when you're not plugged in to shore power.

Of course there are others, but those are the biggies to me.
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Old 09-11-2016, 09:25 PM   #5
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As indicated above, the fridge is different but I believe the 266 also comes with a TV as standard equipment - but I'm not 100% sure.
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Old 09-13-2016, 10:21 PM   #6
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We purchased the 265 rlds a few months ago and I asked the same question , the only thing that is different is the ref . Good luck on your purchase !
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