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Old 04-05-2014, 01:27 PM   #1
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2014 Palomino Solaire Eclipse 318TSBHK

Hey everyone! Just wanted to throw out some pics of the new purchase. We will be taking delivery next Friday. Here are some exterior pics in the meantime...
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Old 04-05-2014, 01:56 PM   #2
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Looks nice, I love the kitchen island in the 318

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Old 04-05-2014, 02:00 PM   #3
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Thanks Jon.. We really liked it too. Went into the dealer thinking we were going to buy a Cougar and fell in love with how big this Solaire was. Can't wait to get it out
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Old 04-05-2014, 03:56 PM   #4
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I think we're going to try to go this weekend we bought a new 317 Solaire temps are supposed to be in the 60's

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Old 04-05-2014, 04:48 PM   #5
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Can some tell me about rear grey water handle and dump on columbus 340 rk, how it works in conjunction with other dump mid coach?
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Old 04-05-2014, 08:39 PM   #6
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Very nice looking camper!
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Old 04-06-2014, 05:55 AM   #7
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Thanks Wiscampsin... My wife is a cheesehead also. LOL
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Nice camper. We spent hours at the RV show and the Solaire won us over too
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Old 04-06-2014, 06:52 PM   #9
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Very nice! We love our 307 that also has the kitchen island.
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Old 04-08-2014, 08:44 PM   #10
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Our 269 has the island sink and slider kitchen. Does your dinette table touch the island when the LR slide is in? I hope it doesn't cause any rubbing issues
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Old 04-12-2014, 02:47 PM   #11
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Well?

Well? Yesterday was the big day, right? How did it go?
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Old 04-13-2014, 07:14 AM   #12
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Delivery went great. Purchased it from Countryside RV in Colfax, IA and the staff was awesome. I bought the equalizer hitch and it pulled amazing, even on a windy day. It was a 3hr drive home. Can't wait to get out on our first trip!

Any other Iowa folks out here have a favorite, kid friendly, campground?

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Delivery went great. Purchased it from Countryside RV in Colfax, IA and the staff was awesome. I bought the equalizer hitch and it pulled amazing, even on a windy day. It was a 3hr drive home. Can't wait to get out on our first trip!

Any other Iowa folks out here have a favorite, kid friendly, campground?

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We also use the Equalizer and I like it much better than the old one we had (chains and trunion bars)
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First Mod....

Well since it is raining out of control I decided to go ahead and do my first mod to the 318. Changed out the 36" LED TV I got with it for a 42" LED. I had to remove the mount and centered it (it was an inch off center). Also moved it up so the TV would be centered, instead of toward the bottom. I had to also remove the radio and level that too. Whoever put these in must have a crooked head! Fits great!

Also put the TV in the bunk room entertainment center, as well as a DVD player.
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Looks great
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Old 04-17-2014, 07:05 AM   #16
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Funny....I keep finding more stuff that was missed on the walk through. Found the spare tire cover they said "didnt come with this model", and yesterday found this chair underneath the dinette seat that I didnt know (and dealer obviously didnt know) even came with this model.
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I like the exterior colour scheme with the matte black on the front as well as the black slide out side walls. Sharp
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Old 04-17-2014, 09:19 AM   #18
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Thanks 5 hole! That matte black on the front is actually LineX bed liner the manufacturer sprayed on the front. It's very nice to keep the rock chips to a minimum, and I think it gave it a great look. That was one of the things that drew my eye to this unit.. That and the fact the whole thing is outfitted with LED lighting from the factory..including the storage areas, the outdoor kitchen, and all of the lights on the front
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Well...haven't camped yet since the weather has been so cold but I did set everything up in the driveway for a few days. We had 30mph winds, 4" of rain, then snow, and not a drop of water inside. I guess that's pretty good!
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That is the way it is supposed to be!!! What part of Iowa are u from

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