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Old 03-22-2008, 10:10 PM   #1
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I am brand new to FRF and am currently breaking out in hives thinking about my first possible purchase!!
I am comparing a Forest River Flagstaff 831 RLSS to a Keystone Cougar 29 FKS. Any ideas?
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Hi and welcome! I take it you are looking at the Cougar Xlite. Both nice floorplans, aren't they. I like the Keystone quality and features - especially in the Outbacks and Sprinters, but haven't seen the Cougar line. Question of price for the package I guess. I do notice the hitch weight for the cougar is much higher - 965 vs 543, mainly due to the front kitchen I imagine. Is that a problem for your towing?
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Old 03-24-2008, 09:16 PM   #5
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Hi! I think the hitch weight of 965 would be the max - but I am still looking!
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Old 03-24-2008, 11:08 PM   #6
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One word of advice (or make that 2 words) -PARTICLE BOARD one piece floors on ALL keystone products.... AND they know that they have a PROBLEM with this for several years, but still continue to make them this way. ASK someone that own Keystone products before making your decision... Forest river products have plywood floors! Randy
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Old 03-25-2008, 04:05 PM   #7
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One word of advice (or make that 2 words) -PARTICLE BOARD one piece floors on ALL keystone products.... AND they know that they have a PROBLEM with this for several years, but still continue to make them this way. ASK someone that own Keystone products before making your decision... Forest river products have plywood floors! Randy
I have a Forest River Rockwood, would happen to know how thick the plywood is? the reason I am asking is because I have soft spots in different areas of the floor and all ways did since day one. I have tried to get the spec on there constuction, but no one seems to have them. Thanks.
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you can check the floor by taking a floor vent up and check the thickness
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Old 03-25-2008, 08:35 PM   #9
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That's a good idea, I don't know why I didn't think of that! Ok another question, could it be tongue and grove?
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Old 03-25-2008, 09:36 PM   #10
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That's a good idea, I don't know why I didn't think of that! Ok another question, could it be tongue and grove?

Maybe check at site below, or dealer

http://www.forestriverinc.com/nd/def...hoice=brochure
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