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Old 05-08-2013, 10:36 PM   #31
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My way worked for me, although I don't recommend it.

I started RV'ing in 2004. I was stressed out at my job, wanted something new, saw an RV (a little Class C) and I said, "I want one." I went to two different RV dealers, bought a 24 foot Fleetwood Jamboree because I liked how it was laid out. The thing drove like a TANK! It was just a camping RV, no Arctic pak or anything.

A year later, I went to get an oil change and came home with a Forest River 28 foot, complete with Arctic Pak. I have been a Forest River convert ever since.
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Old 05-25-2013, 01:02 AM   #32
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What's an arctic pack?
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Old 05-25-2013, 01:19 AM   #33
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We attended our first FROG rally in FL. While there we learned about FR's service after the warranty expires. So, when we started looking for a 5er, there was no question as to what brand. We looked at floor plans, options, weights, and construction. After two expos, and many trips to various dealerships, we wound up with the same unit. You may fall in love with a unit and that no others fit. Good luck.
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Old 07-23-2013, 05:58 AM   #34
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My wife and I decided on the floor plan first, then what comes with it as standard and what's are the options, the color of the furniture (mostly wife), then the price, then the availability (must be on hand).
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Old 07-23-2013, 08:51 AM   #35
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We too went with floor plan when we bought the Mini Lite. Then when it came to the CC, it was brand first - FR - then floor plan. We know that it's not good to have a mfg in mind first. But, ya just can't beat FR. We ordered ours with specific options and colors.
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Old 07-23-2013, 08:59 AM   #36
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Floorplan was most important to me but I have two friends that are both happy FR owners so I definitely looked at the FR models 1st.
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Old 07-23-2013, 09:09 AM   #37
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Floorplan. We knew that when I retire in another year that we wanted to travel so there were some things that were must haves. Our previous TT we purchased with bunks because the grandkids usually went with us. So I guess I'm saying that you need to figure out how you're going to use it and do from there. Once we found a few floor plans we likes then we checked out the mfg's. Keep in mind that there will always be good and bad comments about all camper mfgs. Then check out the dealers reputation since they will be doing the warranty work
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Old 07-31-2013, 12:34 PM   #38
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We spent well over a year going to shows and different dealers. when we walked into the right camper we knew it. Researched it and the dealer. That was it. Sounds simple but I bet we were into it 40 hours at least when you total it all up.
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Old 07-31-2013, 01:00 PM   #39
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we looked at over hundreds of models, owned 2 others (new) since 2005, different floor plans, decided to get a bunk house because wife wanted it, found the model she liked and that was it.. she gets her way. I just haul it around and take care of her
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Old 07-31-2013, 01:26 PM   #40
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I did it the easy way. I bought the TT that my wife wanted......
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