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Old 04-05-2015, 05:37 PM   #1
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We 're looking at new small class A motorhomes (under 30'). Reliability, ride, a minimum of slides and no dinette are important to us. Gas or diesel? Best brand? If you have a small class A, what is your advice?
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Old 04-05-2015, 05:49 PM   #2
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We 're looking at new small class A motorhomes (under 30'). Reliability, ride, a minimum of slides and no dinette are important to us. Gas or diesel? Best brand? If you have a small class A, what is your advice?
I had a 26' class a winnabago same chassis as the bigger ones...

the first question is gonna be what are you gonna do with it

I have a one ton van that I installed a full size bed..it'll tow 10,000 lbs and I can over night in it if I want
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By "no dinette" do you mean you want a table or nothing?
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Old 04-05-2015, 07:29 PM   #4
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No dinette because it wastes space in a small coach. A better thing for us would be a small freestanding table or space to use nice individual folding tables.
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Old 04-05-2015, 09:04 PM   #5
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I have a thor hurricane 27k. We love the layout and we have a king size master bed! A lot of storage and open feel with such a short MH.
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Old 04-06-2015, 07:08 AM   #6
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Take a look at a Newmar Baystar or Baystar Sport. They have a Combination Desk/Dinette option that might do what you want. It shows in the 3103 in the current web site presentation. They seem to be willing to build to order so you may be able to get that in any of their products. The problem with some of the shorter units is that they might be using one of the benches to hide mechanical bits like the furnace. I do not know the answer to that.
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It sounds like you want a Safari TREK, but the last real ones were made in 2008. There's a new TREK offered by whoever took over Monaco, but the consensus is that it just isn't the same as the original.

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take a look at the new Winnebago Brave. The 26A has no slides and only a small two person dinnette. You could order it without the dinnette I suppose. The 27B has a dinnette but you might be able to order one with a sofa instead, and it has only only one slide.
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My 2013 26he Winnie Vista has the same Ford v10 and F53 chassis as pretty much most of the gassers out there..Reliability and performance is great and I can take it to all campsites...storage is awesome....has a 19ft awning and just one slide (dinette and refrigerator)...seems to me the dinette would very easily be removed and replaced with easy chairs or loveseat...
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Tifffin builds a couple of small diesel class As - The Breeze is available in a 28 ft and a 32 ft model. Their shortest gas unit was a 30 ft model (now out of production).
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Tifffin builds a couple of small diesel class As - The Breeze is available in a 28 ft and a 32 ft model. Their shortest gas unit was a 30 ft model (now out of production).
My Tiffen Class A is 27 ft. It's a gasser. See signature below.
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The Newmar Bay Star Sport looks really good. Does anyone here have one? Also the Tiffin Allegro Breeze 28 may be ok too. But I am concerned about its handling due to its low value of wheelbase/length. Can anyone tell me if this is a concern with this Tiffin?

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If your looking for new Fleetwood has brought back the Flair. Differant lengths . I believe 25 to 30 foot.
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Also the Tiffin Allegro Breeze 28 may be ok too. But I am concerned about its handling due to its low value of wheelbase/length. Can anyone tell me if this is a concern with this Tiffin?

Thanks you for all of your replies :-)
It may be, I had not given it that much thought..but..logically, with the weight of the diesel engine sitting back behind the rear wheels there could be a tendency to wander a bit when being overtaken by a semi truck.....I have not driven one...I don't know......Some people seem to have handling problems with their coaches and others do not....It would be nice to take one out for a good test drive and see how it feels...
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