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Old 01-14-2013, 12:08 PM   #1
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looking at Sabre 33RETS

I am looking to get a 5th wheel and family liked this model at RV show this weekend. Question is how are the Sabre's holding up and what is everyone pulling with. I have a 2006 Chevy CC DD/Alison 4x4 shortbed, I know the truck will pull it but will it be safe. Don't want to overload it. We usually go to a park 40 miles away and then to Table Rock lake which is 5 hours away. Thanks in advance.
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Old 01-14-2013, 12:12 PM   #2
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I am looking to get a 5th wheel and family liked this model at RV show this weekend. Question is how are the Sabre's holding up and what is everyone pulling with. I have a 2006 Chevy CC DD/Alison 4x4 shortbed, I know the truck will pull it but will it be safe. Don't want to overload it. We usually go to a park 40 miles away and then to Table Rock lake which is 5 hours away. Thanks in advance.
I have a sabre 32bhok-6 and we love it.
No major issues in a year and a half.

I recently pulled it with my 05 Silverado 6.0L 2500hd 4door.

Now I have an 08 dmax ext cab 2500hd.

My 6.0 pulled it fine as we camp within an hour or so from home.

Were looking to venture further out.


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Old 01-14-2013, 12:25 PM   #3
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Welcome to the forum. We've had our 2013 34REQS-6 since last April and really like it. It's parked on our seasonal site and we've used it alot with no major issues. Dealer replaced one of the day/night shades because a string frayed and broke. Another string was starting to fray so I learned how to restring that one myself, took about 15 minutes.
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Old 01-14-2013, 07:03 PM   #4
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We love ours. Had it about 18 months and about 3000 miles. Had a couple of problems, speaker quit and one slide needed adjusted. Dealer sent me a new speaker at my request and I adjusted the slide with no problems. Dealer is 250 miles away for a 30 minute job. IMHO I don't think you will be disappointed.
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Old 01-14-2013, 07:36 PM   #5
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your truck should have no trouble pulling it safely. i have an o8 d/a, cc 2wd and the standard(?) short box. i got a sliding hitch when i purchaed my 5th wheel on the idea i may need i. havent used it yet, but i never know when/where it will be needed, if ever.
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Old 01-14-2013, 08:09 PM   #6
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Thanks for all the responses. helps with my piece of mind. I 'm going from a 27 foot TT at 6700lbs to one over 10000.
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Old 01-15-2013, 12:29 PM   #7
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We've had minor issues with our Sabre 36QBOK. Nothing that has required us to go back to the dealer yet. I'm not very handy- but the dealer is inconvenient to get to since few places sold Sabres near me, so I've been tackling more than I normally would.

All told, we're VERY happy with the camper.
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Old 01-15-2013, 12:59 PM   #8
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Very happy with ours...bought 9/12', have taken 5 camp trips since then, no complaints on unit in whole...as with all other campers, just minor stuff to adjust as I did myself.
Great camper for the price point, you will not be disappointed
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Old 01-16-2013, 08:25 PM   #9
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Another happy Sabre owner, we bought our 34RLQS last summer and really do like it. Only had a few minor problems that I took care of myself.
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Old 01-16-2013, 08:43 PM   #10
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We have the 31RETS and have been very happy with it. We used it for weekend trips right after we got it ( Nov 2010 ). We have since switched to full time and have been been full timing for over a year now. It has held up well and we have had very few problems.

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