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Old 02-25-2013, 07:22 PM   #11
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Actually, that pantry area looks awesome! I bet you'll find lots of uses for that!
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Old 02-26-2013, 01:47 PM   #12
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I just got off of the phone with Palomino/Columbus and our dealership regarding the floor plan change of our Columbus 320RS. Ross at the factory listened but didn't address my questions and said he will speak with his manager and will get back to me. The manager at the dealership said he has seen floor plans change but it's "usually" for the better. We will be there this afternoon and then we will look at it with open minds and decide what to do next.
This sure takes a little of the excitement away from what we were expecting to have when our 320 arrived.
I'm trying to stay positive but I really don't like this change in the pictures that I've seen. It seems like they slapped the idea together since the cabinet doors have too much gap between them and the drawers are the wrong size to go with the cabinet doors.
Our number is #1944 (ordered in early Jan) and someone on the fb page said they ordered one this past Saturday at a show in Dallas (#2000) and the model they had there didn't have the pantry. I'm sure we won't be the only customers who are disappointed in this change.
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Old 02-26-2013, 07:14 PM   #13
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Our 320RS that was ordered in January is vin #2000, and will have the new configuration.

We got a stock unit on our lot last week, and it also has the new configuration.

I am actually excited for the pantry, as there is plenty of countertop around to use. I didn't like the big, open storage to the right of the stove, and now they fixed that issue.
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Old 02-28-2013, 07:54 AM   #14
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I think the pics do not do justice to the "in person view" you will have. Hold off on the negative thought until you see one. Seems a 5-6" difference will not impact greatly on usage or practicality. Drawer under the fridge will take some modification though. I see a single, full with drawer going in soon after I pick mine up.
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Old 03-02-2013, 08:02 PM   #15
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A big Kudos and thank you to Columbus and our dealer. I sincerely thank them both for going the extra mile to make us happy customers. If any body out there is trying to decide if you will be taken care of as a Columbus customer, I wouldn't worry about it. We were able to order another 320rs with the old kitchen design and add the rear end cap to boot. We have to wait another 6 weeks, but at least it will be what we saw and then ordered and it will be here before camping season starts!
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Old 03-04-2013, 08:09 PM   #16
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We just ordered ours 2 weeks ago. No mention of the change from the dealer. Not sure that they know. It will be interesting to see how ours comes in.
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Old 03-04-2013, 10:06 PM   #17
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"New" configuration....
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Old 03-05-2013, 04:10 PM   #19
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Gotcha. Pantry is to the left of the fridge. For some reason I thought it would be on right of the micro.
Now all they have to do is change trailer frame as in the larger model so I can have actual storage compartment. One would think for this size trailer it would have the full drop frame.
Once that happens I may upgrade. 32 is right for us as opposed to the 36. Getting up to 40' is just tooooo long
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But Columbus doesn't offer a 32' fifth wheel. The 320RS is 36' 9" long.
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