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Old 04-18-2017, 03:36 PM   #1221
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Congrats and Enjoy your new Baby. We just got back from camping, enjoyed it...
I am confident we will. We came home from Easter weekend camping and emptied out the XLR into the garage. We go get the Spartan this weekend, pick it up Monday and travel 6 hours home, then load it back up and head to Williamsburg VA the following weekend. Its GO GO GO GO!!!
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Old 04-20-2017, 10:49 AM   #1222
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Recently picked up our 2017 PT Spartan 3210. For the past 15 years, we've had bumper pull TT's. Last year we decided enough of this leaving the bikes at home and started doing research, and decided it was time to get a toy hauler. Definitely wanted one with a separate garage for the toys. Got a bigger truck last year which meant we could get into a 5th wheel toy hauler. Mental note: this hauler is a lot taller than our old TT ... got to watch for low overpasses! Still trying to figure out how to work the electronic leveling system and heating and a/c system, what a headache, wasn't as easy as when the tech did it!

My only gripe with Primetime is ... when we picked up the toyhauler, the only manual in it was the "owner's manual", which is very basic and doesn't include everything. Dealer said we would have to go on mfr's website, download the component manuals and print them off. We keep all our manuals in a 3" binder and keep it with us at all times ... better safe than sorry.

Can't wait to go camping WITH our Harley's in a couple of weeks! So glad to find so many helpful hints on this forum! Safe travels everyone!!

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Old 04-20-2017, 10:56 AM   #1223
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Awesome,. I know y'all are going to have a great time with more mobility. It's came with every manual you can think of. Strange
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Old 04-20-2017, 12:35 PM   #1224
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Recently picked up our 2017 PT Spartan 3210. For the past 15 years, we've had bumper pull TT's. Last year we decided enough of this leaving the bikes at home and started doing research, and decided it was time to get a toy hauler. Definitely wanted one with a separate garage for the toys. Got a bigger truck last year which meant we could get into a 5th wheel toy hauler. Mental note: this hauler is a lot taller than our old TT ... got to watch for low overpasses! Still trying to figure out how to work the electronic leveling system and heating and a/c system, what a headache, wasn't as easy as when the tech did it!



My only gripe with Primetime is ... when we picked up the toyhauler, the only manual in it was the "owner's manual", which is very basic and doesn't include everything. Dealer said we would have to go on mfr's website, download the component manuals and print them off. We keep all our manuals in a 3" binder and keep it with us at all times ... better safe than sorry.



Can't wait to go camping WITH our Harley's in a couple of weeks! So glad to find so many helpful hints on this forum! Safe travels everyone!!



Alan & Cheryl


Height issue and the fact most CG's don't support over 40' is why we didn't make that move but maybe in the future.
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Old 04-20-2017, 12:52 PM   #1225
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Height issue and the fact most CG's don't support over 40' is why we didn't make that move but maybe in the future.
I downloaded the SmartRVRoute App for my phone. It allows you to enter the height, length, width & weight of your rig and is supposed to route you around where you cant fit. My confidence in it was shaken right off the bat. I tried it and it routed me right across a bridge with a 3 ton limit & an 8' clearance. I am gonna try this one out and see how it does; Low Clearance POI - GPS Data
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Garmin has a GPS, especially for campers. It includes input for length and height. Primetime has an app that you can use to download the Primetime manuals to our phone or tablet, but our 2015 came with all of the appliance and hardware manuals. Something must have changed, or the salesman was too lazy to hunt them down
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Old 04-21-2017, 06:53 AM   #1227
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Height issue and the fact most CG's don't support over 40' is why we didn't make that move but maybe in the future.
Our old TT (Flagstaff 27RWLS) was 32' and the Spartan 3210 is 36' and 13'3" high. Being that the Spartan's a 5th wheel, we are pretty much the same length as with the TT. Have found that it's much easier to maneuver. The height issue is something we will deal with.
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Old 04-21-2017, 07:00 AM   #1228
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Garmin has a GPS, especially for campers. It includes input for length and height. Primetime has an app that you can use to download the Primetime manuals to our phone or tablet, but our 2015 came with all of the appliance and hardware manuals. Something must have changed, or the salesman was too lazy to hunt them down
I would say lazy salesman/dealer. We are waiting to hear back from them about warranty work that needs done . . . waiting and waiting and waiting. Heard from salesman and person in service dept (as well as the tech that did our walk thru) that warranty work can take a very long time to be approved and then another 3-4 months to get work completed. . The dealer used to be family owned and was bought out by a large franchise . . . not the same personal service as we had in the past.
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Old 04-21-2017, 07:13 AM   #1229
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Our old TT (Flagstaff 27RWLS) was 32' and the Spartan 3210 is 36' and 13'3" high. Being that the Spartan's a 5th wheel, we are pretty much the same length as with the TT. Have found that it's much easier to maneuver. The height issue is something we will deal with.


I am looking at 3 diff Toy Haulers

Momentum by Grand Design now owned by Winnebago 399th

Jayco Seismic 4112

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Just purchased a 2013 PT Tracer 2670BHS. 5/8/2017. Can not wait to get to a campground!! We are first time camper owners. I grew up camping, my wife grew up in hotels and motels on vacation. Lol I want my kids to enjoy this great country!! This is a totally different kind of camper from what I'm used to. Any advice will be greatly appreciated.
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Old 05-10-2017, 12:30 PM   #1231
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Recently picked up our 2017 PT Spartan 3210. For the past 15 years, we've had bumper pull TT's. Last year we decided enough of this leaving the bikes at home and started doing research, and decided it was time to get a toy hauler. Definitely wanted one with a separate garage for the toys. Got a bigger truck last year which meant we could get into a 5th wheel toy hauler. Mental note: this hauler is a lot taller than our old TT ... got to watch for low overpasses! Still trying to figure out how to work the electronic leveling system and heating and a/c system, what a headache, wasn't as easy as when the tech did it!

My only gripe with Primetime is ... when we picked up the toyhauler, the only manual in it was the "owner's manual", which is very basic and doesn't include everything. Dealer said we would have to go on mfr's website, download the component manuals and print them off. We keep all our manuals in a 3" binder and keep it with us at all times ... better safe than sorry.

Can't wait to go camping WITH our Harley's in a couple of weeks! So glad to find so many helpful hints on this forum! Safe travels everyone!!

Alan & Cheryl
Ours came with all the manuals. Same with our 2014 XLR Hyperlite. I am thinking the salesman was too lazy to track them down. I know when walking through the new units, most dealers still had the manuals in the cabinets or refrigerator.

Did you purchase your unit from Campers Inn outside of Pittsburgh?
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Old 05-10-2017, 12:37 PM   #1232
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Old 05-10-2017, 12:47 PM   #1233
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I am a techie for us I prefer to have all the manuals in PDF form loaded on my phone and our iPad makes it much easier to look at, and since we have an Apple TV I can project them from the iPad Air 2 to the 39" TV in the living room, so much better to look at then on tiny little papers and half the time most of it applies to a unit you don't have or an option you don't have
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We are on our third Prime Time trailer. We have liked them all. Minor stuff fixed at first (as will all RVs), but nothing major on any of them. They seem to be fairly well put together, so should last. Of course, there are some people who have problem with them, but I know quite a few RVers and it seems we have the least number of problems among us all. I hope it stays that way!
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How Many Of Us (Prime Time) Owners?

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How often do you need to replace the seals around the slides? Mine is a 2013 and I am cleaning them and using the dry slide lubricant and they seem ok just not sure how long they are meant to last?
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We bought a Tracer 3200BHT last spring and after camping as much as we could last year we can't wait to get going this year. We absolutely love it .Click image for larger version

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We bought a Tracer 3200BHT last spring and after camping as much as we could last year we can't wait to get going this year. We absolutely love it .Attachment 137781Attachment 137782


Wow that is a long Rig, but I like the tracer as well we just went with the Crusader gives us lots of room and storage, but I looked at those in 2015.
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Wow that is a long Rig, but I like the tracer as well we just went with the Crusader gives us lots of room and storage, but I looked at those in 2015.
It is long indeed, but it had lots of storage and the bunkhouse is great for the kid to be able to sleep while we play cards. Plus, we plan on using it for more urban vacations on top of camping.

We looked at fifth wheels in the beginning. The problem for us was the height restricting our camping opportunities.
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It is long indeed, but it had lots of storage and the bunkhouse is great for the kid to be able to sleep while we play cards. Plus, we plan on using it for more urban vacations on top of camping.

We looked at fifth wheels in the beginning. The problem for us was the height restricting our camping opportunities.


Yep height becomes an issue but at 12.3 we are good to go with second AC. It is the reason I stay away from toy haulers at 13.5 there are a lot of overpasses it won't fit under.
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Yep height becomes an issue but at 12.3 we are good to go with second AC. It is the reason I stay away from toy haulers at 13.5 there are a lot of overpasses it won't fit under.
Wow, I never thought about how tall the toy haulers are. Having to worry about overpasses would take some of the fun out of travel
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