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Old 06-08-2013, 08:48 PM   #1
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Laredo 292RL 5th wheel

Any pros or cons for the Laredo 292RL 5th wheel, an excellent floor plan but wish it was 30 feet instead of 34, thank you.
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Old 06-09-2013, 10:01 PM   #2
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It's a Laredo and a Keystone. Decent trailers, but don't expect a full time style unit.
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Old 06-11-2013, 07:43 PM   #3
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Which 5th wheel would you recommend for a full time unit? Thanks.
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Old 06-12-2013, 06:43 AM   #4
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Full time?
Redwood, New Horizon, DRV just off the top of my head.
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Old 06-12-2013, 10:08 AM   #5
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Perhaps 50% of the time after retirement to include being campground host and traveling throughout our beautiful country. Thank you for your input and always appreciative.
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Old 06-13-2013, 12:42 AM   #6
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Of all the CG's we go to that have FT hosts, none that I can recall have had top of the line Redwoods, DVR's Lifestyles, etc. Mostly just nice somewhat larger 5'ers. IMO if your comfortable staying in it for long periods of time the go for it.
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Old 06-14-2013, 09:09 AM   #7
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Excel by Peterson industries make awesome FT homes on wheels. Guaranteed to 10 degrees below zero. They just introduced new style of 5er that has front door and stairs in the slide which gives mores room. 1.5 baths. Rhino lining with lifetime guarantee on roof and /or slides. Check out their website at www.excelrvs.com
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Excel by Peterson industries make awesome FT homes on wheels. Guaranteed to 10 degrees below zero. They just introduced new style of 5er that has front door and stairs in the slide which gives mores room. 1.5 baths. Rhino lining with lifetime guarantee on roof and /or slides. Check out their website at www.excelrvs.com
Great advertize.
Most workcamperrs are like us on a budget and do not try to impress others. We buy what we need to feel comforaable.
Who needs such units. We survive quit well on a budget as most lower end trailers have less weight and less options that needs attention. We lived 8 years in units that are budget priced and nothing has broken down yet. All the required appliances are similar.
We do have w/d and thermos in present 39 ft $40k unit that has solid frame and huge storage. While there are better equiped unit by the same manufacturer but for FT simplicity is more practical and affordable. A the end we travel lighter and do not quit towing like I see so many with heavier units.
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Old 06-15-2013, 04:46 AM   #9
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We had a cash budget of the mid to upper 40s to work with and in the end we stayed in that limit. We did our homework, shopped hard and stood our ground firm with the dealers we were talking to.
When we finally came to the right 5er at our price, that had the features and options we were looking for, (Dual Pane Windows, Dual A/C, MorRyde Pin, King Bed, Stackable W/D) we bought it.
We think our choice for Fulltiming is a good solid mid-range 5th Wheel from a solid company that stands behind their product with a 2 year warranty.
We have now been Fulltiming in our 5er for a year and a half now and moving every 2 to 3 weeks and have not had any major issues at all.
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Old 06-16-2013, 01:33 AM   #10
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Greetings cassiele. We too are full timers and workampers on retiree budgets. I am not employed by Excel/Peterson industries nor have we ever been and certainly not trying to impress anyone by what we own. I was simply adding their product to the list of 5ers made for full time living as DRV and other 'high ends ' were named and they were not. Yes...new Excels are costly but from the pre-owned ones that I've been in lately they are affordable but also still in top quality shape and structure after many years of living and road miles.
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