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Old 07-24-2014, 08:11 PM   #31
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We've seen some pretty damaged floors from moving the island around every time the trailer is moved.
Put some furniture moving pads under wheels and it will slide into place much easier and won't mark up the floor, has worked on my 320 very well!!
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Old 07-24-2014, 11:40 PM   #32
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We have a 320 and love it. We full time with our horses. You should get 2nd air if you are planning on being in 95 degree heat.Strong arms are a must on any RV.You should have a great Rv and hope you enjoy it the same as we do. We would buy another Columbus if we ever get a new one as we have had 2 minor problems and it was taken care of right away

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Old 07-29-2014, 09:01 PM   #33
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We have also had our 320 for 1 year and plenty of miles....Not a single mark on our floor from the island...Like anything, If you abuse something, don't expect to have it looking good for long!
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Old 07-29-2014, 09:07 PM   #34
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I have a 295RL and absolutely love it, I have a washer/Dryer combo that I bought and put in myself. The camper is just thr right size for the 2 of us. You should have no problem pulling it with that truck, I have a 2005 GMC 2500HD with a gas engine, it is pulls it no problem. Our Columbus group over on FB, there is almost 700 members that you can get input from as well. I will be trading mine in for the toy hauler as soon as I am able to, I have a golf cart and hate towing it behind th 295.
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Old 07-29-2014, 09:22 PM   #35
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With the f250 you should be fine the 295 is not too heavy
The 295 is 10,700 empty
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Old 07-30-2014, 12:55 AM   #36
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We don't have any marks from moving our Island. Buy we are going to trade it in for a Columbus 365 as my wife is in love with the 365. Our 320
has been a great RV that is why we are buying another Columbus


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Old 07-30-2014, 01:08 AM   #37
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When I said I was going to be trading it in on a toy hauler, I meant a Columbus 3650, or a 3800!!
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Old 07-30-2014, 03:24 PM   #38
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VenturaBill,

Can I ask, what is a rear end cap?

James

The rear end cap is a (TPO plastic?) cover that transforms the back of the trailer from perfectly flat to a (supposedly) more aesthetically pleasing and aerodynamic design/shape. When we shopped the Columbus's in 2013, you could not have both the rear cap and rear bike/storage rack.

FWIW, the Columbus's are awesome and what we wanted (365RL), but we went with a used (4 weekends) Rockwood 8289WS w/Platinum pkg for less than half the price and do not regret it. It is basically the same floorplan as the 295RL with a few "shortcuts".
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