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Old 01-03-2016, 07:23 PM   #1
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Looking at buying this large Fiver! Any feedback?

We have a Vibe right now and are wanting something more home like. What do you all think of the Columbus line? We are looking to buy this unit.

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Old 01-03-2016, 07:31 PM   #2
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I like the Columbus line. We were looking at a Franklin model at one time but we got such a good deal on the Cardinal we couldn't pass it up.
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Old 01-04-2016, 08:59 AM   #3
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Have had our columbus since October and spent two weekends in it.
So far we really like it!
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Old 01-04-2016, 09:26 AM   #4
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Interesting spot for a bunk!
Cool floor plan!


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Old 01-04-2016, 09:51 AM   #5
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I love these midship bunkhouses. But- pay attention to closet/drawer space in the bunk room. They didn't have nearly enough for us. And there was nowhere to actually hang clothes.

You have to put a slide out to get to the fridge. Could be a hassle (or not) on longer trips on the highway.

For me, a 1/2-bath and outdoor kitchen are must haves. I haven't found a mid-bunk model that has them yet.
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Old 01-04-2016, 10:27 AM   #6
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We have a Columbus as well. Like Turbs, we've only spent 2 weekends in it so far. Took delivery in October. We initially looked at the 377MB. Like the floor plan overall but thought the bunk room was on the small side and it didn't have an outdoor kitchen which was something we really wanted. We ended up with the 385BH. Much larger bunk room, 1/2 bath in the back and outdoor kitchen.

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Old 01-04-2016, 10:54 AM   #7
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I love these midship bunkhouses. But- pay attention to closet/drawer space in the bunk room. They didn't have nearly enough for us. And there was nowhere to actually hang clothes.

You have to put a slide out to get to the fridge. Could be a hassle (or not) on longer trips on the highway.

For me, a 1/2-bath and outdoor kitchen are must haves. I haven't found a mid-bunk model that has them yet.
We found that the lower model hemisphere had the outside kitchen as an option. Haven't found one with a 1/2 bath yet though.

https://www.couchsrvnation.com/fores...here/368rlbhk1
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We found that the lower model hemisphere had the outside kitchen as an option. Haven't found one with a 1/2 bath yet though.



https://www.couchsrvnation.com/fores...here/368rlbhk1

Nice. That's the first that I have seen with an OK.
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Old 01-04-2016, 12:49 PM   #9
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How big is the biggest you th ink you can handle? I have a 42.5 footer, and it's about at the limit for me to pull. Hard to maneuver, etc.
That said, It has all the amenities I want. For example, it has two full baths and two full bedrooms, plus an outside kitchen.
It's a Forest River Wildwood 356 QBQ.
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Purchased our 2016 Columbus 320RS in August. Like all new RVs, there were some headaches to deal with initially. Traveling to Stone Mountain, GA for the Winter also had some issues with the full size fridge due to design issues. All have been or being addressed under warranty. We love our trailer and all the amenities. I would recommend the Columbus line to any and all looking for a great RV to move into.
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