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Old 07-11-2013, 11:06 PM   #1
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Old 07-12-2013, 08:00 AM   #2
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Nice trailer! We love our Puma too.
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Old 07-12-2013, 08:29 AM   #3
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Nice trailer and pic. We currently have a puma 30kdb and just ordered a dbss a couple days ago. Cant go wrong with a puma.
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Old 07-16-2013, 10:37 PM   #4
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I'm not very happy with ours. It has a LOT of quality issues. I haven't taken it back to get them looked at yet, but need to soon. The thing is we are in prime camping season and my wife is worried that if we take it and leave it we won't get it back for over a month like the last camper we bought there. So, I will take it to get it sized up and they can fix what they can while I'm there and order the rest.
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Old 07-16-2013, 10:44 PM   #5
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Nice Puma! We have a 30KFBDS that we love. Enjoy!
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Old 07-18-2013, 03:57 PM   #6
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I'm not very happy with ours. It has a LOT of quality issues. I haven't taken it back to get them looked at yet, but need to soon. The thing is we are in prime camping season and my wife is worried that if we take it and leave it we won't get it back for over a month like the last camper we bought there. So, I will take it to get it sized up and they can fix what they can while I'm there and order the rest.
Sorry to hear what year and model do you have ?
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Old 07-19-2013, 12:37 AM   #7
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It's a 2013 30DBSS as in my signature. It has the side paw kitchen. I love all the features, but wish there weren't so many issues. One design feature I don't like is all the light switches in just a couple of areas. Our Dutchmen had them separated and were close to the devise they turned on. Then to beat all they (Forest River) didn't label which switch operates what device. So, we usually have to turn on a few to get the one we want. I will probably label them myself. I could go on about the quality issues. We will see how the dealer does at fixing them.

Soko179, Does your F150 pull that alright? I had a 98 F150 and I know it would have struggled, but it had less power than later models even though it had all options. They just keep raising the HP. I know the Duramax loves it. It's fun to drive and pull with.
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Old 07-19-2013, 12:46 AM   #8
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I agree with you about the light switches especially the ones by the bathroom because we have the same issues with our kdb which is same floor plan as the dbss which we just ordered. Other than that the only other quality issue was the trim coming off counter top which was taken care of.
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It's a 2013 30DBSS as in my signature. It has the side paw kitchen. I love all the features, but wish there weren't so many issues. One design feature I don't like is all the light switches in just a couple of areas. Our Dutchmen had them separated and were close to the devise they turned on. Then to beat all they (Forest River) didn't label which switch operates what device. So, we usually have to turn on a few to get the one we want. I will probably label them myself. I could go on about the quality issues. We will see how the dealer does at fixing them.

Soko179, Does your F150 pull that alright? I had a 98 F150 and I know it would have struggled, but it had less power than later models even though it had all options. They just keep raising the HP. I know the Duramax loves it. It's fun to drive and pull with.
My truck pulls it pretty good but it does lose a little power going uphill but it is close to the max I can pull. I will get a diesel next and then I will look into going with a fifth wheel to retire into
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