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Old 11-28-2014, 09:16 PM   #15
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Newmar told me -20. Which i was impressed. If grand design could give an extreme in my words artic package there nice for the price point
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Old 11-28-2014, 09:29 PM   #16
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I looked at then and talked to the people at the factory. They are not rated below 28 degrees from what i am told. For me that aint even close to being enough. 0 degrees or better is what i look at.
Huh? This is from the Reflection features:
  • RCTIC FOUR SEASONS PROTECTION PACKAGE
  • 35k BTU High Capacity Furnace
  • Double Insulated Roof & Front Cap
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  • Heated & Enclosed Dump Valves (FW)
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Old 11-28-2014, 09:33 PM   #17
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The only downside I found when we were considering the Solitude 379FL was the weight. It is 16,000 lbs with a 3,000 lb pin weight. That requires at least an F350 diesel dually. We ended up going with a 40' DP.
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Old 11-29-2014, 12:28 PM   #18
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The only downside I found when we were considering the Solitude 379FL was the weight. It is 16,000 lbs with a 3,000 lb pin weight. That requires at least an F350 diesel dually. We ended up going with a 40' DP.
I was looking at the 369RL for just that reason. But consider that you are looking at gross weight that includes 2000 lbs of your stuff. If you typical don't carry more than about 1500 lbs of stuff, you are within SRW range, not that I like cutting it that close.
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My wife and I looked at the Grand Design models back in the summer. I was not impressed. They are getting a lot of dealers by promising not to allow online dealers to cut pricing.
IMO no better than the rest. We have been looking at Cedar Creek and Jayco Pinnacle. I think these two brands for the $$$ are better than the Grand Design.
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Old 12-01-2014, 09:30 AM   #20
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My wife and I looked at the Grand Design models back in the summer. I was not impressed. They are getting a lot of dealers by promising not to allow online dealers to cut pricing.
IMO no better than the rest. We have been looking at Cedar Creek and Jayco Pinnacle. I think these two brands for the $$$ are better than the Grand Design.
Were you comparing to Reflection or Solitude? I believe the Reflection should be compared to Cougar High Country.
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Old 12-02-2014, 07:43 AM   #21
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We never looked at the Reflection only The Solitude. Maybe a good unit but just didn't impress me.
That's just my opinion and we all know about opinions.
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Just curious. ..what frame and wgat range tires are on these trailers. I have not looked at them yet but want to upgrade my rig soon...thanks
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Just curious. ..what frame and wgat range tires are on these trailers. I have not looked at them yet but want to upgrade my rig soon...thanks
It depends on the model. I've seen that info on their web site. I think the heavy models may have G rated and the lighter models E rated 16" tires.
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Just curious. ..what frame and wgat range tires are on these trailers. I have not looked at them yet but want to upgrade my rig soon...thanks
All models have E rated tires. On their website it doesn't say anything about the frame. With E rated tires, I would guess it is the usual Lippert I-Beam. I may be wrong.
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All you need to know. Frames are LCI.
http://www.granddesignrv.com/pdf/ser...Reflection.pdf
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Old 12-14-2014, 02:01 PM   #26
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The Solitude is heavier than your other midpoints. There frame up front is that dropped Z double stacked where it's important. The pin weight of the 379fl is heavy due to this but a nice rig. I think bigger wheels and tires and Disc brakes would move them to the next level.
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I have a 2015 Solitude 379FL it is a nice rig. It is better built than most I looked atClick image for larger version

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Welcome to the forum KOLCB. That looks like a great rig. Very nice full body paint.
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