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Old 09-30-2013, 08:25 AM   #1
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We picked up our 2014 Columbus 340RK last Thursday and it is amazing. Everything looks great and everything works great. With all that I see here about the problems people have with their's I wanted to post something positive for once. The thing is perfect for what we want and way more than we need which is also great. In two weeks we are taking it for it's first trip about four hours away. We bought it from Goo's Rv in Hartford, South Dakota and they were tremendously helpful and gave us a good price without the salesmen stuff to deal with. The entire experience has been very positive.
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Old 09-30-2013, 09:18 AM   #2
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Congrats on your 2014 Columbus 340RK. Have fun on your maiden voyage!
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Old 10-01-2013, 06:13 PM   #3
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Congrats. Hope all goes well on your maiden voyage.
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Old 10-01-2013, 08:15 PM   #4
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Hello Jim and Linda.... congrats on your Columbus!!! We love ours!!!!
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Old 10-16-2013, 03:14 PM   #5
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We got our 340RK in late April and we too love everything about it! The lay out is just perfect for us and the large kitchen/living area is great for entertaining when the weather outdoors isn't so nice.

There have been a few minor issues with ours, but nothing that has taken away from our love for it. Good luck!
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Old 10-16-2013, 03:21 PM   #6
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I saw a rear kitchen last weekend for the first time... there is so much to learn.....
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Old 10-17-2013, 01:03 AM   #7
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Congrats on your pick-up of the 340RK. Let us know how your first outing goes. The wife and I pick-up our 340RK next Wednesday. We are very excited!

We started looking to trade in the Wildcat back in August. This rear kitchen model is the first one that my wife fell in love with back then. After looking at a ton of 5th wheels, gas motor homes and almost buying a used diesel pusher we went full circle and came back to the 340RK. Can't wait!

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Old 10-17-2013, 11:33 PM   #8
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We spent our first weekend in our 340RK and everything worked great. I have nothing negative to say except we can't spend enough time in it. We have plans for the next three weekends in it and are looking forward to using it all winter. Last winter we used out travel trailer all winter. Cost a bit in propane, but we sure enjoyed it. This new 5er will be even better since it's built for the cold. I really can' say enough about how much we like the Columbus.

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Old 10-18-2013, 06:46 AM   #9
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Congrats jeb! Just want to say that there have been some braking issues going on with all Columbus models, so after taking a few trips with it, you may want to have them checked. Do not attempt to remove anything, as it may void warranty. Something about grease leaking onto the pads, and also brakes "grabbing". We are seasonal and don't tow, so I don't have all of the details, but there is a thread on here that may help you.

Good luck and have fun with your new baby!
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Old 10-23-2013, 01:59 PM   #10
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Same thing for us - 2012 320RS and no major problems. 6000 mi so far and all is good. Remember that most of the "bad" on this and other forums is only about 10% of all of the Columbus (and other makes as well) that have been produced. Of those with major problems, only 5-10% of those are having the problems so in reality, maybe 1- 1.5% are having major problems. Majority of rigs are really pretty reliable, seems to me.
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