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Old 02-21-2012, 10:00 PM   #171
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Just joined the forum today. Looked at, considering a Sabre 34REQS. I was wondering 2 things. Why people use the '6' after their model #'s ? Is there a backer in the wall for mounting a small TV over the dresser in the bedroom?
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Old 02-21-2012, 10:32 PM   #172
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The "6" at the end of the model number indicates the trailer has 6,000# axles which are larger than the standard axles; it's the way to go.
Sorry I can't help you with the TV support question. I'm sure someone will respond.
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Old 02-22-2012, 12:29 AM   #173
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When we bought our new REQS, we were told that the "6" designates a true all metal frame: front, back, 2 sides, top, and bottom. Apparently, some build metal construction but with a wood top.
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Old 02-22-2012, 12:34 AM   #174
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Oh and the backer board. Nothing was mentioned about that. They told us the design was to put the TV on the chest of drawers. That's working good for us. We're really enjoying ours.
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Old 02-22-2012, 07:53 AM   #175
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Was told also the 6 was for the upgraded 6000 lb axles
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Old 02-22-2012, 10:27 AM   #176
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Yes Turbo is right,
the "-6" after the model identifies it was built with the 6000lb axles and 16" wheels with 8 lug wheels. Some of our competitors save money by not upgrading to the 8 lug wheel when they jump to the 16" wheels.

Any other questions, let me know.
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Thanks for your helpful replies. The units on the dealer lot all have the 6000 lb axle/16" wheel pkg. They say it's the only way they order them. It seems like a no brainer for the price. I might try building something to get our 19" flat screen above the window if it will fit. DW doesn't like the windows blocked.

One more ?, we're considering the thermopane window upgrade. We currently have a seasonal site in Wisconsin and use our camper from April thru October. It does get a bit chilly in the spring and fall and with all those windows I thought it would help with condensation and keep the units temp more liveable. Thoughts???

We actually went to the dealer to look at another brand, can I say Jayco on this board , because we have one now and are very happy with it. When DW walked into the 34REQS she loved it. That one on the lot has all the options we would want except the thermopane windows so we would have to factory order one.
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Does anyoneknow how wide the 16" tires are? I want to build some leveling ramps to have ready when my ne 32 RCTS-6 arives. I have a lot of treated 2X6 lumber available that I could use if that would be wide enough.
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Old 02-22-2012, 11:53 AM   #179
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2x8 would be better or 2x10 is what I used.
My old tt I could use 2x6 but these 16 inchers are wider.
So I went with the 2x10 its a little more forgiving if your not quite sqaure.
2x6 will not work unless side by side
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SimchaSabre,

I just measured the tread area on my 31RETS with the 16" tires and it measured about 7" across the tread face.

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