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Old 04-06-2019, 08:15 AM   #1
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2020 Puma

Traded in my 13 yo Rockwood and ordered a 20 257RESS yesterday.

Really glad to be getting one of the last remaining stick and tin fifth wheels. I am real pleased(so far) with the dealer and factory working with me on a semi-custom built. Eliminating some items for my own choice and did not save me money but its things we don't want plus less holes in my rig. Things eliminated are: back up cam prep, outside speakers, outside tv thing, radio antenna off roof.

Every other package added including 2nd ac and fireplace. Only options not taken is outside kitchen and the mag wheels.

First thing I have planned is etrnabonding every roof seam the day I bring it home and probably lap seal the edges with Dicor. I may even do the windows and every other penetration of the rig with that tape?? As they say, there are only two kinds of campers-ones that are leaking and ones that are going to leak.


Now the hardest part, waiting on a VIN. Could be a 12 week lead time.

It is a little sad to see the stick and tin fifth wheels fading away.

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Old 06-09-2019, 07:01 AM   #2
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Picked it up this week.


Factory did perfect. No back up cam prep, no outside speakers or tv stand, no raidio antenna. Just as I ordered.



No inspections gigs.



Pulled well home.



The craftsmanship on my rig is very good. No complaints.


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Old 06-09-2019, 07:11 AM   #3
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Nice looking. Enjoy and Later RJD
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Old 07-18-2019, 09:09 PM   #4
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I have the same year and model 5er and the only part of the skin I have found to be metal is the sheet of diamond tread aluminum on the front of the coach under the overhang, everything else appears to be fiberglass.
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Old 07-24-2019, 04:11 PM   #5
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I have the same year and model 5er and the only part of the skin I have found to be metal is the sheet of diamond tread aluminum on the front of the coach under the overhang, everything else appears to be fiberglass.


According to both the 2019 and 2020 brochures the exterior is .025 and .034 aluminum and there is diamond plate on the front.

If you were using a magnet to test it wouldnít have stuck to the aluminum but would have stuck to the diamond plate.
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The two Iíve had...the diamond plate is aluminum....in case that was a question.
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