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Old 11-13-2012, 08:17 PM   #1
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What made you choose your camper?

We have a grey wolf 26bh.We chose it because we love the floor plan.When we first started looking we were dead set on a least one slide out.We went from 5th wheels to regular travel trailers and back and forth even looking at rvs because our budget allowed it. But our camper is perfect proof that you don't have to have a slide out if you get the right floor plan. We love our camper it has everything we need and more. Due to the money we saved we got a nice 2013 Toyota tundra crewmax to pull it. We are so glad we made the decision we did its only 3 of us and the camper is a great way to get away and camp without "roughing" it.

What made you choose your travel trailer fifth wheel or rv?
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Old 11-13-2012, 08:28 PM   #2
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We love the v-nose trailers and when we found the front kitchen, we knew that was the one for us. With the kitchen up in the nose the living space is really open and with the atrium windows, lots of light. It's just the two of us 95% of the time so we have plenty of room but can accommodate company on the queen sofa bed. Easy to pull and sets up quickly. Can't think of needing anything more.
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Old 11-13-2012, 08:33 PM   #3
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For us it was pretty much in this order: Construction, Accessories, floor plan, Tounge weight, overall weight, Price.
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Old 11-13-2012, 08:55 PM   #4
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for us it was floor plan, exterior look, bathroom, price, fireplace, floor, furniture, windows, door, exterior colors/decals, drawers under bed.... there were so many things that we liked (and we weren't really shopping for a new one) Still after the first season ..... not much to it that I don't like!!!
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Old 11-13-2012, 09:06 PM   #5
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For us: Floor Plan with rear kitchen and lots of closet space for the DW's 600 pairs of shoes, Overall Weight, Reviews/Recommendations from various sources including this Forum, Price.
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Old 11-13-2012, 09:25 PM   #6
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Weight was a huge factor when we originally looked then look plan. Now that we purchased 3/4 ton pick up the future is wide open!
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Old 11-13-2012, 09:32 PM   #7
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I'm on a modest income and didn't want payments so budget played a big role. A close second would be the TT weight among with fitting my needs.
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Old 11-13-2012, 09:44 PM   #8
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For us...it was the construction, weight, floorplan and the fact that it had bunk beds for our Grandchildren. The size is perfect for our needs..

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Old 11-13-2012, 09:55 PM   #9
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We also did a LOT of searching and research. In the end it was floorplan, contruction and company's reputation (i.e stand behind their product and give great customer service).
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Old 11-13-2012, 10:10 PM   #10
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For us, it started with weight because of the limited capacity of our TV. Then moved on to options and floor plan. Wasn't until we actually picked our pop up that we realized how good the floor plan was. Now we have a new TV and the DW wants a different TT! Can we wait to try and pay this down please?
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Old 11-13-2012, 10:34 PM   #11
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Our priorities were mostly floorplan based. We wanted the entertainment center in the rear and a big window to look out when the TV was hidden. We wanted to be able get to the fridge and bathroom without running any slides out. We did not want to walk through the bathroom to get to the bedroom, the bathroom facilities had to be all in the same room. We also wanted room to walk around in the bedroom. We found the Cedar Creek 36RE and it fit the bill perfectly. We did our research looking at Forest River as a company and the Cedar Creek line of fifth wheels. By the time we purchased our RV, we were sure that we were getting what we wanted.

We could only go out one weekend in 2012 since we did not get the 36RE until September, but the unit lived up to our hopes and expectations. Can't wait to get it out of storage in March and head south for spring break.

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Old 11-13-2012, 11:07 PM   #12
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For us it wasn't as much as needing a bunch of bunks as it is just us and we are in this full time so it was more about space and not feeling confined to. The v-nose with the bedroom up front and rear entertainment was our choice. Feels homey and with the 3 slides it spacious. We love our little home on wheels.
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Old 11-13-2012, 11:13 PM   #13
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Size, floor plan, murphy bed in that order.
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Old 11-13-2012, 11:27 PM   #14
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After spending years in a 32' TT, we had a shopping list of must haves when we we're ready to move up to a new camper.

We jumped to a 5'ver that met our wish list needs:
1. Better towing/handling (we go everywhere & anywhere via highways, tired of fighting TT)
2. Spacious bedroom with plenty of storage & room for a washer/dryer in the future
3. Huge shower/bathroom space with linen closet ( one of the best in it's class)
4. Recliners ( so tired of jiffy sofa & u-shape dinette for seating)
5. Lots of windows for all around views and light inside camper (we camp year round as weekend warriors-good or bad weather, like to be able to enjoy the views)
6. Open floor plan (space was getting cramped with young kids in a double slide-driver's side only TT)
7. Construction & Price

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Old 11-13-2012, 11:36 PM   #15
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Went from a Pop up to tt because we needed more room and space for our 2 year old twins. Double sized bed for them to sleep, tub for their bath. Floor plan. Went with a larger tt for them to grow in to instead of having to get one a few years later.
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Old 11-14-2012, 12:33 AM   #16
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We looked at other toy haulers in the 26 foot range and they were all pretty much the same for the floor plan. I had looked at the sandstorm line along time ago way before we had ever thought about getting one. And I loved the 203slc just because of weight and length because I have a half ton. So when we went to the last dealer and they had sandstorms and had a 203 slc with a generator I was sold. Love my toy hauler it's been everything we wanted and more. Can't wait to go next year.
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Old 11-14-2012, 07:36 AM   #17
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We had a bunkhouse Edgewater as we thought our grandkids would camp more so when we were at an RV show 3 years ago we decided we wanted a unit just for us. 1: needed rear liging room 2: had to have a bedroom with the bed on a slide. 3: The TV had to be easily viewable by as many seating positions as possible (that eliminiated about 75% of the RV's out there), ability to sleep 4 was more than enough. It needed lots of floor space and a stand alone dinette. The 30WRLS fit perfect in every category and is one of the few that the only positions that cannot see the TV are the 2 dinette chairs that face the back of the trailer. We have done a few upgrades like Euro recliners instead of the swivel rockers it came with and took out the bar stools but 3 years later and we still have yet to find one we like better. And it tows like it's on rails even in cross winds with the hitch setup we have.
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Old 11-14-2012, 07:56 AM   #18
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For us: Floor plan, floor plan, floor plan. I needed a toy hauler that could fit my wife's Can Am Spyder and my full dresser. The Wolf Pack 27WP was the only one that could carry them both.
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Old 11-14-2012, 08:59 AM   #19
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1) Price
2) Weight
3)Price
4) Construction and manufacturer/dealer reputation
5)Price
6)floorplan
7) and finally Price

I don't have much money
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Old 11-14-2012, 09:06 AM   #20
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Other than the fact we were looking to "upgrade"

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