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Old 09-29-2015, 03:01 PM   #1
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Looking for 5th wheel

Anybody got any information on a artic fox fiver , or a grand design looking to by one soon around a 35 footer. With 3 slides. Any information would be helpfu. Thanks

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Try the websites of the ones you are interested in. First and best place for information.

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Old 10-06-2015, 09:57 PM   #3
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There are Artic Foxes listed on the Northwood Rv Owners website.
It is: http://www.nroa2003.com/forum/

Good luck. We have a AF 5th wheel and love it.
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Old 10-07-2015, 04:13 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by wallyjim View Post
There are Artic Foxes listed on the Northwood Rv Owners website.
It is: Forums - Northwood RV Owners Association Forum

Good luck. We have a AF 5th wheel and love it.
Thank you I'll check it out.
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Old 10-07-2015, 12:01 PM   #5
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I have a Grand Design 5th wheel, a Reflection 303RLS. It is 32'11" long, has 3 slides. Next up is the 337RLS, 3 slides and is 36'1" long. I see you have the 2014 F250, I have the 2013 F250. I did not want to go with the 337RLS due to tongue weight.

The owners forum web site is http://www.granddesignowners.com
Lots of information here.
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Old 10-07-2015, 12:48 PM   #6
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New,used? New, the Fox cant be beat
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Old 10-07-2015, 01:03 PM   #7
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Agreed, the Arctic Fox is hard to beat for the money. However, the 32-5M is the smallest unit with 3 slides. At 16,500# GVWR and over 2600# pin weight, we felt it was too much for an F-250. I'd like to tow that with a F-350 Dually.

We settled with the 29-5T which is 33'11" overall length, 8'6" wide and grosses at 15,600. We tow with an F-250 and are quite comfortable with 2 slides. At some State Parks we've been to recently, the two slides on the Port side only were a lifesaver.

Good luck on your search. You can see these at www.Northwoodmfg.com and see owners comments at www.nroa2003.com the owners website. The factory in LaGrand OR gives tours every day.
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Old 10-07-2015, 09:21 PM   #8
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Arctic Fox has the best reputation in the industry. However they're a small west coast company, and their dealer base is pittiful.

I think the closest dealer from me (NW Alabama) is in Pennsylvania.

It's a shame they've never developed a nationwide dealer base. But then they'd have to ramp up production and they might lose some quality.

I've got the Grand Design Reflection 323BHS, and it's 37', 4 slides and 11K lbs. (dry) with 2k lbs. pin weight. Any of their Reflections can be towed with a 3/4 ton diesel with air bags.
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Old 10-08-2015, 09:53 PM   #9
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Arctic Fox is the way to go. The other brand I would consider would be a Mobile Suite.
Make sure your tow vehicle is up to the task. I see 5th wheels being towed by F250 and 2500's that are way to large for safety. My brother is getting a BIG Cedar Creek and wanted to tow with a F350. Not big enough. Has decided to go with a mid duty Freightliner. Finally wised up.

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