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Old 08-06-2019, 05:19 PM   #1
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Question Model preferences

Iím starting to get brain dead on researching which model will be my best fit and thought I would ask some of you owners to weigh in. Iím more interested in hearing what you wish was different or what could be improved on your particular model. I seldom park in RV parks unless itís time to do major wash or I canít find off grid-FS-BLM land. Due to my size (5í if I stand real straight) and unfortunately, age (lets not go there), and traveling single with a huge dog, Iíd like comfort. My last 4 trailers and truck camper have been Arctic Fox but I donít want the wide body and the camper too cramped. Iím probably over thinking this but I suspect this next trailer will be my last rodeo so I want to get it right

Hereís what Iíve been eye balling:
24RLS
23KTS
24RKS

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Old 08-06-2019, 05:54 PM   #2
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I also travel alone with 2 big dogs. The 250RDWS is 31 ft bumper to ball. I wish it was under 30. The 24RLS works for me. It's a very popular floor plan.
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Me and the wife do not full time,... yet, kids are grown and are getting set up with their own lifeís. We love the 24kts, tons of room and tons of storage.
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Old 08-06-2019, 08:02 PM   #4
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We just completed a six week, 9K trip in our 24KTS and never felt cramped or crowded. There are two of us with a medium 40# dog. My wife is vertically challenged also so consider the placement of lights (ceiling) and lack of wall switches on our model. Same holds true for the bathroom fan. Other models may have different features.
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Old 08-06-2019, 08:14 PM   #5
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Ours is a fifth wheel with the rear living area (26RLS). We love that layout. Plenty of room for two of us and a small dog.
Glad we got that size, since we visit some tight spots sometimes.
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I would love to find a good used Glacier Peak 26rls. Although I’ve never had a fifth wheel it really did steal my heart. The 24rls is as close as I can get. Maybe I need to exercise patience and hope one gets listed this fall.
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Old 08-07-2019, 12:09 AM   #7
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I have the 24RLS and travel with a dog as well. I like the fact that I can get up early in the morning and make my coffee while the wife is still asleep and not bother her because bedroom has a door. If I was traveling alone I would consider removing one of the recliners which would make a nice spot for the dog bed.
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The 24KTS and 24RKS are rear kitchen models with a second 40gal grey water tank. The 24RLS only has one 40gal grey.

Not sure if that's important with only one adult and dog, but for the two of us it's a great thing to have.

Otherwise, I like them all.
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[QUOTE=brulaz;4899116]The 24KTS and 24RKS are rear kitchen models with a second 40gal grey water tank. The 24RLS only has one 40gal grey.



One of the reasons we went with the rear kitchen, fridge right at the back door, so when replenishing drinks were not walking through the whole unit. We are mainly outside when camping, when the weather turns, lots of usable space inside....and the extra holding capacity is nice. The large table, you can actually fit 4 sized adults at without banging elbows.
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The most popular floor plan they have built is the 250RDSW same as the 25RD.
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The 24KTS and 24RKS are rear kitchen models with a second 40gal grey water tank. The 24RLS only has one 40gal grey.

Not sure if that's important with only one adult and dog, but for the two of us it's a great thing to have.

Otherwise, I like them all.
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Me and the wife do not full time,... yet, kids are grown and are getting set up with their own lifeís. We love the 24kts, tons of room and tons of storage.
Ditto! We did the 5 1/2 month 23,000 mile trip in ours. I installed a compost toilet so I have extra gray water storage. BLM or redundant stays in Walmart and Rest Areas or even visiting friends in Phoenix, the week on the Pacific beach in Washington never required us to use our tote or have to make a special trip to the dump station. Itís fair to mention I did some mods to the dinette and removed the jack knife sofa. There were two of us and our two dogs, and one cantankerous cat. Plenty of room and storage. The rear kitchen models work for us. The wife was so happy with it she recently has started saying she wants to go back out, she misses the adventure.
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We just completed a six week, 9K trip in our 24KTS and never felt cramped or crowded. There are two of us with a medium 40# dog. My wife is vertically challenged also so consider the placement of lights (ceiling) and lack of wall switches on our model. Same holds true for the bathroom fan. Other models may have different features.
I modded mine with a MaxxFan it has always been helpful with movingly air and it has never missed shutting itself with crazy rain/wind, like weíre about to get here in northern New York. I also installed the shroud over both vents.
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We have a 24RKS, and really enjoy it. The only two "issues", if that's what they might be called are; small bathroom and we wish it was shorter in length.
Some of the reasons we like it are; Two grey tanks (now connected together), the rear kitchen, large storage and closets, and how it tows.
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