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Old 08-11-2011, 06:02 PM   #1
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Question New Starcraft AR-1 16' NEW RV'ER

Hello Everyone!
I am completely new to this RVing way of life, just purchased a small travel trailer, Starcraft AR-1 16'. I am just looking for tips and must haves for my trailer. Any suggestions and stories, and whatever info you can give, any advice would be highly appreciated. Please respond if you can, and give me some advice and what you think I should have in my trailer. Thank you all , and look forward to responses from you all ! thanks and have a great day!


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Old 08-12-2011, 10:25 PM   #2
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not sure if we can help except with general info, since the AR-One is a Jayco/Starcraft product and not a Forest River product.
not going to find other AR-One owners here.

but we can help with basic info and suggestions as long as it's not specific to your trailer brand.
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Old 08-13-2011, 08:42 AM   #3
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Welcome! Our first camper was a Starcraft. It was a great trailer, but as bikendan said, you won't find many current owners here as it is not a Forest River product. Regardless, congratulations on the new camper and have a great time with it!

Glenn & Beth (Dad & Mom)
David & Audra (16 year old twins)
2006 Dodge Power Wagon (Adventure & Tow Vehicle)
2006 Rockwood 8281SS (Home away from Home)
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Old 08-13-2011, 03:44 PM   #4
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The Ar is a good basic trailer at a very good price. I was following one AR 14rb model the other day for at least 20 miles. The trailer was tracking perfectly behind the vehicle that was pulling it but I had no clues what it was until the vehicle went to a red light on a double lane. I approched beside the unit and it was towed by a Santa fe newer model. The vehicle had no equalizing hitch and no sway bar on the hitch. I was pretty surprised for a trailer tonge weight of 260 lbs and this is not counting the propane and battery. The only problem I seen on this trailer was the ceiling height of only 73 inches. Otherwise this trailer is well finish and should be good for a long time without problems. For the price you only get the basic like a 3 cu ft fridg which is quite small but it is just priced a bit more expensive than a tent trailer.
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