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Old 05-20-2015, 06:36 PM   #1
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Best fifth wheel for fulltiming

Just looking for opinions on which fifth wheel Rv you would chose for full timing?

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Old 05-20-2015, 09:00 PM   #2
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Will you be traveling or just parking and living in it?

If traveling you will want a good solid frame. Any best (top) model from most manufacturers will work.

If just living in it you can probably drop down to a mid-level unit.

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Old 05-21-2015, 07:06 AM   #3
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Need some more information.
Are you going to be traveling or permanent site?
Are you thinking new or used? What is your budget?
If you will be traveling, do you already have a tow vehicle?
Will you be in any extreme temperatures?
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Old 05-21-2015, 08:09 AM   #4
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Ok...I will add 'Best' to live in would be the 53' Custom Space Craft. It is pulled by a Semi Tractor.

Next Custom units - New Horizons or Continental Coach.

Then Lifestyle, DRV Mobile Suits, Augusta Luxe.

Then Dynamax Trilogy, HR Presidential

Then all the rest.
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You may fulltime in just about anything. If you going to be moving a lot then you need a HD type unit. The marketplace is narrowed for the HD units. Excel Peterson just closed it doors, Dynamax is discontinuing fifth wheels, DRV just got purchased by Thor Industries and Lifestyle RV I think in part of Forest River. There are great used units out there but require a lot of research and my be located some distance from your location to get the best deal.
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Old 05-21-2015, 11:57 PM   #6
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I'd look for a 3-4 year old NuWa, Excel, DRV no warranty on any of them but who needs a stinking warranty. Put the $'s you save in a repair account bearing interest if you never need it you come out ahead.
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We have been enjoying our full time adventures in our Heartland Landmark. The new Landmark 365's are rated and warranted for full time use and have several floor plans.
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Lifestyle is made by Evergreen, not Forest River.

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