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Old 01-31-2014, 03:45 PM   #11
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We have had our Columbus 365RL for almost a year. We did have a few issues in our first few trips but they were promptly handled by the dealer and the coach has been trouble free since. We researched for about 1 year before we purchased a fifth wheel. Our final 2 choices were the Columbus and Montana. The Columbus won.

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Old 01-31-2014, 05:16 PM   #12
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We also have a 365rl that is a 2013 model that we bought used in Feb 2013. It had been sold in Dec. It had only been used 2 days camping. It has been wonderful. A little issue here and there but nothing outside of ordinary wear and tear after a year. I would buy another in a heartbeat.

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Old 01-31-2014, 06:55 PM   #13
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We also have a Columbus 320rs and have not had any problems...we feel that the quality control is very good. Almost any new RV will have some problems, some major and others very minor. I say go and buy the 320 and I'm pretty sure you won't be sorry
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Old 01-31-2014, 06:58 PM   #14
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We ordered a 320RS today. We were going to buy one from dealer stock but it had a couple things we didn't want & didn't have a few things we wanted. We figured for that much money it should be exactly what we wanted.

One thing the dealer was going to confirm...if the back up camera has night vision. Does anyone happen to know? Thanks
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Old 01-31-2014, 10:09 PM   #15
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Rear camera with night vision...........Have not heard of that yet. If you are backing up at night or day, stop your truck. Remember one word. GOAL

You need to see what is behind you night or day. Don't rely on just a back up camera. Look behind you, to the left and right, and up in the sky. Backup cameras are nice, but they are limited in what they can see. They don't see left or right. They don't see up in the sky either. Tree branches, power lines, rocks, pot holes, etc. can not be seen with a backup camera. Get off your butt, get out and look before you back into your spot. 9 times out of 10, nothing is back there when you look. The 10th time will cost you lots of dollars in damage when you don't GOAL.
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Old 02-01-2014, 10:46 AM   #16
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Most of the problems I have had with my 325 were quality control things that should have been caught at the factory once those things were fixed right I'm happy with it
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Old 02-01-2014, 09:03 PM   #17
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Sammysabre, I agree with "goal". I don't want the camera for backing up. I want it for changing lanes in heavy traffic (when a small car may be too close) & watching the corners when turning & the rear swings around.

I had been considering one for my current 5er. I hope I'm not wasting $550 for the installed camera & wireless monitor, but I don't guess it would the 1st time I made a mistake.
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Old 02-02-2014, 07:47 AM   #18
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I want the rear camera so I can keep track of the gal behind me applying makeup, texting, and playing with the radio at the same time. Executive summary = The multitasking driver that is doing everything but paying attention to driving. Those google driverless cars might actually be safer.
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Old 02-02-2014, 08:21 PM   #19
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Have a 2014, 320 and have had no major problems. Also have spent the winter in it in My Airy NC and I will say that it is not to bad to heat. I ordered mine and got just what my wife and I wanted.
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Old 02-03-2014, 12:07 AM   #20
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We love our 340RK. Other than dealing with the basic first time out fixes the trailer has been great. Dealer fixed the seal issue on the wheels right off the bat so that has not been a problem. Love the craftsmanship of the finish in the inside as well as the amount of space.

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