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Old 09-03-2013, 07:02 AM   #21
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My cargo carrying capacity is 4,297 per my door sticker. As well, my GVWR is 12,300 pounds.

My first weighing of the season (no propane, no groceries, no water except for minimal in waste water tanks) put my truck at 11,500 pounds. My most recent weighing and likely heaviest load scenario was a month ago now and was just prior to a 3-week trip with an extra adult along with us; truck came to 12,000 pounds.

I'm curious how you know you have 500 pounds left over when you haven't weighed. Is this just an estimate?
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Old 09-03-2013, 10:38 PM   #22
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Op. I want to know where the one you found is. Lol

I looked at one at my dealer a couple months ago with platinum package, jt stabilizers and 2nd ac prep and im sure a few others and thier internet price was $48-47k they said I could get for about $41k - without me haggling. I loved it. We will probably order one in a month or 4 and want one like you seen, but also want the super lounge, double pane windows, platinum package and everything else.
We had good luck with our 2013 puma 5er, which is the little brother of sabre, so I will expect the same quality with a little prettier and on a little bit of a larger scale.
Im excited thinking about it
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Old 09-03-2013, 11:48 PM   #23
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I have since found a better deal...

2014 model still at the factory so we get to choose interior colors and add-on options at the factory which is cheaper. They have made a few changes on the fall models. The couch with the air mattress is replaced with a tri-fold couch. The shower is now a one piece fiberglass. They now include a 5 function remote. They have added 5 new interior color options: pebble, pewter, mink, bark, and khaki. Mink, bark and pebble come in leather.

The one we plan on getting has the superior construction and feature package, hi fidelity package, two ACs (15 and 13.5 BTU), 450 lb. bike carrier, solid surface counter tops with extensions, leather sofa (actually 2 since we are putting one in the back instead of the lower bunk), 12 gallon water heater, Serta mattress upgrade, Beaufloor Plankwood flooring, 4 awning slide toppers, Platinum package and the Fall savings package (central vac, ceiling fan, 16" Aluminum wheels, upgraded axles with Equa-flex suspension, Trail Air Rotoflex rubberized pin box, JT strong arm front jack stabilizers, electric rear jacks), all hoses, batteries, full lp gas, and 30 day temp tags.

We are at $41,500 plus tax. They are small dealership (not a high volume Internet dealer) which I think is a plus. You can PM me if you are interested in checking their prices.
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Old 09-04-2013, 12:15 AM   #24
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12 gallon water heater
Out of all of that, I focus on the 12 gallon water heater. We upgraded to the 10 gallon one and have never ran out of hot water during a shower! Now, we did have one person get one after my teenage niece took a long shower- but I doubt even a home water heater could have kept up with it!
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Old 09-04-2013, 12:17 AM   #25
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Wow! That is good.
-The main internet dealer that has these, quoted me $46+k for exactly like you had but minus pin box, plus king bed serta, and super lounge. Oh and I think I added the black streak eliminator thinngy that they offered.
And then I think it would be $1700 for shipping since im 1,000 miles away.
I know my dealer can beat their price for sure.

I'll pm in a minute.
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Old 09-04-2013, 04:02 PM   #26
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Out of all of that, I focus on the 12 gallon water heater. We upgraded to the 10 gallon one and have never ran out of hot water during a shower! Now, we did have one person get one after my teenage niece took a long shower- but I doubt even a home water heater could have kept up with it!
Funny stuff. Looking forward to joining the Sabre club. I put my deposit down today and will be picking it up Oct. 2.
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Old 09-04-2013, 04:59 PM   #27
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Funny stuff. Looking forward to joining the Sabre club. I put my deposit down today and will be picking it up Oct. 2.
Congrats! Here's to all the sleepless nights, waiting, waiting, waiting....

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Old 09-04-2013, 06:22 PM   #28
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Funny stuff. Looking forward to joining the Sabre club. I put my deposit down today and will be picking it up Oct. 2.
Congrats on the new Sabre purchase and welcome to the "family".....the wait will seem like forever but it is worth the wait!

Time for you to post to a new thread now.

Any Sabre 36QBOK's out there?

And to get some mod ideas (and ways to spend even more money)

The Sabre 36QBOK-7 Mods Thread
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Old 09-05-2013, 02:04 PM   #29
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I know this topic has been beaten to death, but don't assume just because it's a QBOK you 'need' a dually. Unless you have money to burn, you'll be just fine with a SRW setup. This summer was our first year with ours and logged over 4000 miles (Maine to Florida) and had ZERO issues with a SRW and short bed. It is also my everyday driver and when you throw in the cost of tires, brakes, rims, xtra fuel, and the pain of taking up almost two parking spaces at a shopping center, not to mention the upfront extra cost, then go for it. I can honestly tell you that while we were camping at Ft. Wilderness (Disney) last month, the larger 5th wheel's were being towed with mostly (3:1) SRW from all over the country. Just my opinion, but it is based on facts.
More than just the cargo capacity, its the total trailer weight rating. The SRW F350, while it has plenty of payload, is rated to tow 15,900 lbs (in a crew cab 4x4). If you bump up to DRW that goes up to 22,200lbs. Based on some of the scaled weights I have seen for this camper you can easily creep up on the 15,900 figure especially if you run the camper at its gross weight of 15,825. Technically yes, you do still have 75lbs of wiggle room until you hit the tow rating of the SRW but I'd rather have the extra peace of mind with the DRW.
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Old 09-05-2013, 02:40 PM   #30
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Hey anybody have the side by side fidge option. Just got option list from my dealer and that option is $1795 dealer price, and retail is $2603. I think it would be nice but pricy. We will probably have on a seasonal site and be there most every weekend in the summer.

So what say yall?
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