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Old 12-22-2019, 10:31 PM   #1
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Old 12-23-2019, 09:17 AM   #2
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Welcome to the forum its a great place to get your questions answered. Check the search function at the upper right and see if some of the info you may be interested in is there.
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Old 12-30-2019, 08:43 PM   #3
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Azdel?

Taking delivery of a 2019 Salem FSX 179DBK Platinum tomorrow. The salesman told us this model is made with Azdel and explained the benefits of same to us (mainly, no delamination worries). We’re home doing more research and can’t find anything anywhere that implicitly states that Azdel is, in fact, used in the manufacturing of this model. Can anyone steer me in the direction of this information?
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Old 12-31-2019, 09:00 AM   #4
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I've had my FSX 179dbk for almost a year and its been a good trailer. (Knocking on wood). Ours is not a Platinum so it has the corrugated skin, which I specifically looked for due to the de-laminating concerns. I do know salesman will tell you what you want to hear, especially rv salesman. I would possibly reach out to Forest River directly to ask the question. You can email them on their site and they typically respond right away. Good luck!
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Old 03-10-2020, 10:12 PM   #6
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I actually have a 2020 wildwood fsx. I k ow it's not a Salem almost looks the same. We bought ours in October 2019. Click image for larger version

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I actually have a 2020 wildwood fsx. I k ow it's not a Salem almost looks the same. We bought ours in October 2019. Attachment 224943
Wildwood and Salem are twin brands, just like Rockwood and Flagstaff.
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Old 04-16-2020, 08:30 PM   #8
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Old 05-13-2020, 05:47 AM   #9
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179dbk

We bought our 2020 salem 179dbk and have only gone on 2 trips with it. Before we had a 33' springdale behemoth. This has everything we need minus all the space the springdale had. That means the kids are outside The only issue is our dog a 1 yr old, hyper, 70lb golden. hopefully the restrictions are lefted in NH and we can go camping otherwise it will be the backyard.

We made our first mod by getting some black thick poster board, with the Styrofoam in the middle. Cut it out to fit the bunk windows then added some fabric and viola we have a easily store-able night shade.

Has anyone put or bought the backup camera on? curious if it's worth it?
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Salem FSX 178BHSK

We are new to the forum, now retired and looking to travel some so are thinking of purchasing this trailer. We will be pulling it with a 2018 Toyota Highlander XLE that has a towing package. I think we are comfortable with the weights, but I have to say the things we read about the trailer itself are definitely off-putting. There is a considerable amount of complaints about shoddy workmanship on the internet and about the way the trailer handles when being pulled. I would love to hear the forums thought...yeah or nay. Are we crazy to try to pull with the Highlander? Is this really a poorly made trailer? With the plethora of travel trailers in the Forest River Family, could you offer suggestions of other lightweight trailers with a Murphy type bed arrangement that we might should look at? We are not new to trailer camping as we did quite a bit of it when our children were home. Now we are looking to travel with out pets and possibly our grands. Thank you for any information.
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