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Old 03-14-2016, 10:26 PM   #1
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Which are the better FR travel trailers?

I have been thinking of getting a TT to pull behind my 2250 Sunseeker for vacations. My priorities are a larger more comfortable bathroom and shower, a queen or king bed and a sofa for naps. But not huge, shorter is better.

I have no idea as to which FR brands are considered better built. I don't want to start a ford vs. chevy type of discussion.

So to start the conversation off what would be the equivalent to a Forrester? or better.

I want proper axles, nothing I have to worry about.


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Old 03-15-2016, 04:29 AM   #2
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IMHO, Rockwood is where you should look.


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Old 03-15-2016, 05:32 AM   #3
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you want to pull a TT behind your class C? Have you checked what your tow ratings are? Most campgrounds will only allow one unit per site, you might be stuck paying for 2 sites everywhere.
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Do not know if it is still true our dealership had the fewest issues with Pumas but they are heavier....... The most bang for your buck though.

Never seen a Forrester. Guess no dealerships around here.

But you are asking a question that will be based a lot on opinion. We have owned two Pumas with almost no issues no big issues at all.

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Old 03-15-2016, 12:01 PM   #5
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IMHO, Rockwood is where you should look.

X2. We love ours and though every brand will have SOME issues, I don't see a lot of complaints on this forum from Rockwood owners.
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Old 03-15-2016, 12:25 PM   #6
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Old 03-15-2016, 12:27 PM   #7
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Get a light 5er...Would not pull a TT again!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Originally Posted by Jim in Halifax View Post
Get a light 5er...Would not pull a TT again!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
He wants to tow with his class C.
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Old 03-15-2016, 12:36 PM   #9
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I would think the one with the best floor plan for you and your family. I would also consider the campgrounds I would be staying at.. some have twin sites but you will pay twice as much for one. If money is no problem then go for whatever you like. I think you will find good and bad in all products.
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Old 03-15-2016, 12:36 PM   #10
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What about trading in the 2250 for a larger Class C or even a smaller Class A if it's more room you need? Towing a TT with a Motorhome has got to be a lot more difficult than just driving a larger rig. Unless it's just a one off situation, otherwise I think you will not be enjoying your vacations as much as you should.

Also as was mentioned earlier you will be paying for two campsites at most if not all parks as far as I know plus there will be the issues of trying to back into a site using your rig as a TV. Would be pretty tricky.

Just my $.02. CDN.


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