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Old 07-13-2014, 12:26 PM   #1
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Cougar 281BHSWE reviews??

I'm looking at buying a 2015 Cougar 281BHS and looking for feedback, good or bad.

I've been told that if I wait to factory order the middle of August they will be shipping with added upgrades (awning LED lights, etc).

Thanks for any reviews!
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Not sure about that particular floor plan , but friends who had a 32' Cougar, had issues with the step riser height , nearly 9" compared to 6>7" of most other manufacturers. Access to the roof vent ( poor placement on the up slope ) required a 2 step, ladder to open ., and no wiring in the ceiling to power a Fantastic Vent fan when they went to have one installed.
These may not be problems with this particular floor plan , and theirs was a 2011, so things may have changed.

EDIT: I'll go to the website and see if I can pick out their floor plan.
Furnace ducting to the rear of the 5er and t'stat placement at the top of the stairs, made for a hot bedroom and cool seating at the rear while watching TV.

Re-edit: theirs was a 318SABWE, from the online pictures , I would question the steps on the floor plan your interested in too. No real perspective but, JMHO, for the height difference , I think there should be more than 1 step to go up that far.
Have you been able to tour one of these 5ers? Definitely wouldn't want to order one without a lengthy walk through.
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Thanks Skip426. Yes, I have been through both the 281BHS and the 301SAB's.
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