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Old 04-05-2015, 09:31 AM   #1
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I am a newbie here. I am considering a purchase of a used 295RSX 2014 or 2015 within the next year. I was wondering how the new frame system(NXG) is working out? In this model what other items should I look out for that may need addressed?
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Old 04-05-2015, 09:37 AM   #2
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Hi Steve, Welcome! Glad you're here.

Can't offer an opinion on the frame system, it's brand new and doesn't have much of a track record yet.

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Old 04-06-2015, 09:41 AM   #4
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You'll be extremely luck to find a used 295 RSX. Most people that buy don't trade that soon. And then those that do would have to have had a 295 RSX. Good luck.
Good idea though as you could save some $$$ buying used.
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Old 04-06-2015, 10:19 AM   #5
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You'll be extremely luck to find a used 295 RSX. Most people that buy don't trade that soon.

True that. As I understand it, the 295RSX has only been on the road less than 15 months.


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Old 04-06-2015, 10:34 AM   #6
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I don't know much about how the NXG frame is holding up but I know it opened up a bunch of basement space. The NXG floor of the basement is about a foot lower vs the Lippert frame. It really opens up the storage area.

godus could be right about finding the used unit. Wildcat started using the NXG frame in July, 2013.
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Old 04-07-2015, 08:34 AM   #7
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I want to thank all of you for welcoming me to your site and also for you info and insight. My DW (Cathy) and I fulltime in an sob. When we decide to set up a home base again, I will start to look for one. I will be in no rush. I also will step back down from a Chevy D/A dually to a single wheel. Our sob is 38' long and a very comfortable unit but I prefer about 30 to 32' since we love state parks. I have read good things about Wilcat units but I know all 5vers need attention and repair at times. I will keep reading post here and I will offer my experience if it appears that it might help some.
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Welcome to the forums sk734 from Huntsville, AL!
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Our 295RSX is new to us and we only have one trip with it so far. We do have lots of trips planned for this year including 70+ days in late summer. We have high hopes for this unit considering the negative experience with the Rockwood. So far we are very happy with this unit.


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Hi welcome...this was our first winter (3 months) in Florida with our "new" rig. We loved missing 110 inches of snow!
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Hi welcome...this was our first winter (3 months) in Florida with our "new" rig. We loved missing 110 inches of snow!
We also were in FL for the winter. I did not miss the snow in OH that we have put up with for many years.
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Welcome from PA. Just spent our 1st weekend in our 2014 293 REX. Obviously can't say much about the frame but it did tow nicely for the 100 miles. As far as the Wildcat goes, we love it.
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Welcome to the forums sk734 from Huntsville, AL!
Sent you a PM-not sure if you received it. I had a question about Huntsville AL. Anyone else from AL on this site?
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Old 04-15-2015, 03:54 PM   #14
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sk734 - I just bought my 295RSX and love it. Only issue I had was the hoses under the sink were not connected and had water all over the place temporarily till I got some hoses for it. Camping World (Nashville) tried to say it was a factory defect, but I have had issues with them before, so more than likely scavanged for another trailer. It tows really well with my 2015 F-250 diesel. Not other issues. Good luck and enjoy it if you buy one.
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Sk734 - we've had our '15 295RSX about 9 months and have generally been pleased. No major issues, just some slide adjustments and a kinked black tank flush hose. The only things that I would still like to get corrected are: 1) extend the rain gutter/ downspout past the wardrobe slide ( presently water runoff is into the top of the slide out) and 2), have holes added so that I can access the manual slide extension fittings without having to crawl under the slide if we lose power or a slide motor. Otherwise, it's been very nice. Made the Dallas to Yellowstone run last fall with no issues.
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Sk734 - we've had our '15 295RSX about 9 months and have generally been pleased. No major issues, just some slide adjustments and a kinked black tank flush hose. The only things that I would still like to get corrected are: 1) extend the rain gutter/ downspout past the wardrobe slide ( presently water runoff is into the top of the slide out) and 2), have holes added so that I can access the manual slide extension fittings without having to crawl under the slide if we lose power or a slide motor. Otherwise, it's been very nice. Made the Dallas to Yellowstone run last fall with no issues.
I understand your frustration with the left front spout pouring water onto the wardrobe slide. To make mine worse, the wardrobe slide leaked and water dripped onto the bathroom floor. It appears the "third time's the charm" since my dealership tried to fix the leak 3 times and it appears to be corrected. Still, I attach a clear plastic tube to that drip spout every time I set up camp - just to reduce water on top of that slide.

Funny about the holes in the slide skirting. I have one on my kitchen slide but not on my recliner/dining table slide.
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Old 04-19-2015, 10:58 AM   #18
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