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Old 05-09-2015, 08:44 PM   #15
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I would go with the Excel over the others but that's me,go with the one that will workout best for you and good luck.

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Old 05-10-2015, 12:12 AM   #16
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Sir, you sure know how to pick them, I think any of these would work out just fine for you. I am the kind of person who watches my money, so I would go with the Excel or the Hitchhiker, because I know first hand how these two fifth-wheels are made. You can't go wrong with either one. Now if I were to buy the HH I would throw that couch out the door and go and get a nice leather one.
If you have all kinds of money then it would be the 2011 Carriage, not followed them the last few years, but back in 2004 and 05 they were well built RV's. Good Luck. The one you buy make sure it has a 50 A plug and has two AC to keep you cool in the summer time in CA. I would also want the main AC to be a heat pump to keep you warm when it's cold outside.

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Old 05-10-2015, 01:02 AM   #17
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Well if ALL OF THOSE REPLIES doesn't confuse you I don't know what will!
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Old 05-10-2015, 06:58 AM   #18
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ok, ALL of those rigs are good, although I think the Excel 33 would be the one I would choose. BUT, you have to look and consider your intended use and secide for yourself. I single person has ample room in any of these and they are all well made. Holiday Rambler was close to going out of business in 08 and some of the unit sin 08 and 09 were inconsistent. I had an 08 Lakota (same assembly line) that was fine, but have heard mixed reviews.

Do you intend to cook alot and be located far from a grocery store then the large fridge will be important, otherwise probably not.
The washer options would be important to me, as in having a good over under, perhaps even the most important issue for full timing.

Which layout do you like? That is the question. I don't think you could go wrong with any of them.
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Old 05-10-2015, 11:14 PM   #19
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Buy two of each and open your own park!
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Bear in mind that a new one may have inferior furniture and fixtures. Compare carefully.

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