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Old 01-24-2018, 09:20 AM   #1
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Shockwave T29KSDX

Has anyone heard of or seen this model yet? Dealer here in Tucson has two. I like it a lot but both dealer and myself are unable to get any specs on it. Called Yuma and Phoenix dealers and they said they never hears of it. Factory in Riverside will not answer nor return my voicemails.

Would like a hitch weight. (bumper pull) These are 2018's. Beginning to wonder if they are to test the market and if that's what the "T" in the designation stands for.

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Old 01-24-2018, 11:30 AM   #2
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Just to make sure I understand correctly: You personally saw this trailer at a dealer's lot, and they had no factory paperwork with weights and dims? Very odd. One could assume it is very close to the T28KSDX (see link below), but that would be an assumption.
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Old 01-25-2018, 09:33 AM   #3
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Just to make sure I understand correctly: You personally saw this trailer at a dealer's lot, and they had no factory paperwork with weights and dims? Very odd. One could assume it is very close to the T28KSDX (see link below), but that would be an assumption.
Shockwave Toy Haulers by Forest River RV
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No they have two of them. T29KSDX toy haulers. I have been it them but reluctant to buy for several different reasons. No brochures for specs, no other dealers have one or have heard of it, Riverside factory will not return calls or phone messages. Been trying to research it on RV Trader etc. but non have any listed or any information.

Great looking trailer with everything I want except King Bed. Any information would help.

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Old 01-28-2018, 10:28 PM   #4
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Post up some pics and video walk through.

Curious as to what it looks like.
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Old 01-28-2018, 10:33 PM   #5
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Picking it up Tuesday. It is almost a carbon copy of the Forest River Stealth FQ2916. I understand they are both built on the same assembly line. Can not find any literature on it anywhere.

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Old 01-29-2018, 09:19 AM   #6
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Just to make sure I understand correctly: You personally saw this trailer at a dealer's lot, and they had no factory paperwork with weights and dims? Very odd. One could assume it is very close to the T28KSDX (see link below), but that would be an assumption.
Shockwave Toy Haulers by Forest River RV
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Different floor plan. Floor plan is exact copy of FQ2916 Stealth.

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Old 01-29-2018, 09:27 AM   #7
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Picking it up tomorrow. Only concerns are the jackknife sofa's instead of the flip sofa's. These have to be used as single beds with the HappyJack system vs the Flip sofas that flip together and can be use as a Queen bed. Jack knife sofa's have a 6" inch gap in the middle when down.

Another concern is the heavy ramp door because the patio system is on the ramp when stored. Anyone else have this system and do you have problems with the extra weight when extending or lowering the ramp?

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From what I've been able to ascertain, the Stealth, Shockwave and Sandstorm lines are identical except for interior and exterior graphics and colors. Three years ago when we were shopping around, this was certainly true; we looked at "same" models across all three product lines at multiple dealers in a 200 mile radius of our location. One dealer told me that the reason FR has the three lines is so they can distribute to multiple dealers in the same region while still honoring exclusivity agreements with said dealers.
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Well reloading today discovered the wimpy front A/C is not producing cold air. Wires sticking out from underneath slide in the kitchen when slide out. Not sure what they are. Will be checking that out tomorrow. Happy Jack bed needs to be adjusted, Just a few things wrong as usual on a new trailer or RV.

Will keep a list and take to dealer after we return from Quartzsite AZ.

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Well reloading today discovered the wimpy front A/C is not producing cold air. Wires sticking out from underneath slide in the kitchen when slide out. Not sure what they are. Will be checking that out tomorrow. Happy Jack bed needs to be adjusted, Just a few things wrong as usual on a new trailer or RV.

Will keep a list and take to dealer after we return from Quartzsite AZ.

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Correction on A/C: Selector was put on 180* from correct. Switched to correct way and now cold air.
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There are always some glitches to iron out in a new unit. Hope you come away satisfied in the end.
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There are always some glitches to iron out in a new unit. Hope you come away satisfied in the end.
It is kind of like getting anything new . You have to learn it to love it warts and all. This is my 10th RV. 7 motorhomes and 3 Toy Haulers so I have seen a lot and learned a lot. Even by now a little "Barn Love" is creeping in.

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Old 02-06-2018, 10:07 AM   #13
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Cactus RV here in Tucson said he got the first two and I bought the first one. Now that makes me a little nervous but I do like the trailer. Let me know if anyone see's or buys this same model.

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I just ordered this model from Camping World in Las Vegas. How do you like it so far? Have you had a chance to use the inverter? My son sleeps with a c pap machine at night and wondering if it would power it all night. This will be our second Shockwave. Loved our first one until it was stolen from our storage facility. Looking forward to the 16ft garage. Thank you
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Check this thread:

http://www.forestriverforums.com/for...ly-152856.html


UPDATE:

NEVER MIND. Just realized YOU have started 2 threads on this unit. Don't know why you didn't continue with the existing one, but.....
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I just ordered this model from Camping World in Las Vegas. How do you like it so far? Have you had a chance to use the inverter? My son sleeps with a c pap machine at night and wondering if it would power it all night. This will be our second Shockwave. Loved our first one until it was stolen from our storage facility. Looking forward to the 16ft garage. Thank you
Inverter will not supply power all night. You will run the batteries Dead.
Mine was hooked up to inverter in bedroom and we changed the plugs back to shore power or generator. We both use a CPAP. Inverter was also connected to refrigerator. It ran the batteries dead the first night. Should switch to gas when gen/110 is not available. Turned inverter off. Numerous problems here on shake down cruise. All the plumbing in the bathroom is backwards. The toilet is flushing with hot water and the faucetts are backwords. (Hot and cold) Slide will not go in all the way on the lower r/h corner etc.
Heat in main area is marginal and need to keep small heater going.

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Sorry to hear, but those are typical out of the door issues, as I'm sure you are aware. We had bathroom plumbed "backwards" on our Shockwave 5th wheel as well. And we had wrong A/C unit installed (13.5k instead of 15k btu). Surprised that the fridge drew enough juice through the inverter to drain batteries in one night though. I don't have an inverter so I always run it off LP, but I had impression the energy demands for one night would not be that large.
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Sorry to hear, but those are typical out of the door issues, as I'm sure you are aware. We had bathroom plumbed "backwards" on our Shockwave 5th wheel as well. And we had wrong A/C unit installed (13.5k instead of 15k btu). Surprised that the fridge drew enough juice through the inverter to drain batteries in one night though. I don't have an inverter so I always run it off LP, but I had impression the energy demands for one night would not be that large.
OP said it was the fridge and two CPAPs. CPAPs seem to take a lot of juice from my reading here on the forum.
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OP said it was the fridge and two CPAPs. CPAPs seem to take a lot of juice from my reading here on the forum.
Fridge was running on 110 from the batteries thru the inverter. Normally fridge should run on gas an 12v when no 110 available. Have no idea why 110 from batteries was being converted to run the fridge on 110.

Turned the inverter off for remainder of trip.

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Fridge was running on 110 from the batteries thru the inverter. Normally fridge should run on gas an 12v when no 110 available. Have no idea why 110 from batteries was being converted to run the fridge on 110.

Turned the inverter off for remainder of trip.

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For some reason I thought he had residential fridge, which shouldn't kill the battery in one night by itself, based on my readings here on the forum of owners experiences. But adding 2 CPAPs would certainly not help.

Yes, running an absorption fridge on the heating element will kill the battery pretty quickly, even without the CPAPs.
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