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Old 06-10-2019, 11:47 PM   #1
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Custom Fifth Wheel manufactures

I would like to know some names and website links to custom RV/Fifth Wheel manufactures. Any help would be appreciated.
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I saw one of these in a campground last week. I was curious so I looked up the manufacturer to see what it was. I have no other experience with them.

Travel Units Inc.
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Spacecraft

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are the main players today in the custom 5th-wheel market.
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Old 06-11-2019, 05:21 AM   #4
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dont forget Anderson Mobile Estates
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dont forget Anderson Mobile Estates
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Forks RV, if still in business builds the 5th wheel "Continental".

So to me there are:

1. SpaceCraft
2. New Horizons
3. Forks RV

But close to custom is the Luxe.
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Forks Continental is gone is out of the fifth-wheel business
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Luxe RV in Elkart too
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If they are in the Elkhart area they are not custom builders. Custom means that they build each unit for the individual person. The frame is custom for each unit. The layout is what you want. The quality is superior. The finish is superior. The cost is greater. The weight is much greater. You need a bigger truck.
Just for fun go to both New Horizons and Spacecraft sites to see what real quality is. You will be able to see in depth videos on what good quality construction is.
So just for fun go the the website for Newell and look at their P50 class A. I know you don’t want this but it will give you a great idea of what is possible. Of course I couldn’t afford it but I love the construction and quality.
The current state of RV manufacturing in this country is very poor. They can and must be better.
I’m glad to see someone who thinks like I do.
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If they are in the Elkhart area they are not custom builders. Custom means that they build each unit for the individual person. The frame is custom for each unit. The layout is what you want. The quality is superior. The finish is superior. The cost is greater. The weight is much greater. You need a bigger truck.
Just for fun go to both New Horizons and Spacecraft sites to see what real quality is. You will be able to see in depth videos on what good quality construction is.
So just for fun go the the website for Newell and look at their P50 class A. I know you donít want this but it will give you a great idea of what is possible. Of course I couldnít afford it but I love the construction and quality.
The current state of RV manufacturing in this country is very poor. They can and must be better.
Iím glad to see someone who thinks like I do.
Iíve looked both the SpaceCraft website and the New Horizons and discussed a unit with Spacecraft. I have not talked with New Horizons but will. I have also looked closely at the Newal coaches before I purchased my CC but like you said they are pricey and definitely not in my budget. My issue is I like the Class A but as well as a lot of the features. Mine is missing a lot of the new tech that the newer coaches have but no emissions either. There are locations we like to go that are pretty tight for our 45í Class A that were a bit easier when we had our 43í Cyclone. Iím really going to mis not having my Jeep too. Trying weigh all my options and keep myself as well as my spouse happy, not sure that is possible though. Will see! I have looked at some of the off the shelf toy hauler Fifth Wheel and donít care much for them. I will keep looking and maybe someone will throw out sometime missing. Thanks for the feedback. Please keep it coming.
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We just made the switch from a class A to a New Horizon after being fulltime in a class A for 6 years, our most recent one a 42' so I know the thoughts going through your head LOL!! IN fact we are sitting at the New Horizon factory now.
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there kind of a rarity but a nice well built toyhauler.....id look at a newmar x-aire. high quality 5ver and toy hauler not new but nice. Basically Kountry Aire interior in it.
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We just made the switch from a class A to a New Horizon after being fulltime in a class A for 6 years, our most recent one a 42' so I know the thoughts going through your head LOL!! IN fact we are sitting at the New Horizon factory now.
Can you tell me more about your switch to a Fifth Wheel and what you purchased? Type, size, amenities?
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there kind of a rarity but a nice well built toyhauler.....id look at a newmar x-aire. high quality 5ver and toy hauler not new but nice. Basically Kountry Aire interior in it.
I looked at a couple online but like you said older and rare.
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