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Old 01-05-2015, 01:55 PM   #1
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I've owned a 2004 Gulfstream Yellowstone, 30', 2 slide 5th wheel which I bought new. I live in the Colorado mountains, and mainly use it during the summer/fall months, except that I go to Florida between Mar and May. It is time to get a new one. Does anyone have any recommendations for a new unit, 34' max (so I can get into state parks), rated 4 seasons? With all the manufactures going out of business and new ones popping up, I am at a loss. I wanted a Montana but they only come in longer lengths. Help!
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Good luck in your search. I'm sure you will find the perfect one for your needs.
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As much as you use your fifth wheel, and because you travel so far between Colorado and Florida, you really should be buying a trailer that's full time rated.

I'd tell you to try to hit some of the camper and RV shows that are starting up this month. You've got a difficult decision to make.
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Look at arctic fox and excel. They have some nice ones in shorter length's. Good luck on your search.
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I am leaning towards the Palomino Columbus 32RS. We like the larger ones but my Tundra is steers me away from those bigger ones.....
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I've owned a 2004 Gulfstream Yellowstone, 30', 2 slide 5th wheel which I bought new. I live in the Colorado mountains, and mainly use it during the summer/fall months, except that I go to Florida between Mar and May. It is time to get a new one. Does anyone have any recommendations for a new unit, 34' max (so I can get into state parks), rated 4 seasons? With all the manufactures going out of business and new ones popping up, I am at a loss. I wanted a Montana but they only come in longer lengths. Help!
Just playing around I found this Montana...Montana High Country 318RE.
It is a 2014 model and 34 foot 6 inches. The one I saw had the GLACIER PKG. I'm not sure if they are making that model in 2015.

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Thank you all for input and suggestions. I'm leaning toward the Montana High Country, but still not sure. I went to the Denver RV show last week, but couldn't really find anything that just stood up and hit me to buy. I'll still be searching. Anyone have a favorite dealer? Also, I know of people who have bought, and then picked the unit up at the plant with a considerable savings. Anyone know of this?

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...........We like the larger ones but my Tundra is steers me away from those bigger ones.........
I know it's not answering your question directly, but are you sure your Tundra can handle a bigger FW? I was nearly maxed out pulling my 30' FW with my 2004 F150 and I did investigate the newer and lighter FWs now on the market; I could not find a larger FW that I could pull with my F150, and it had more capacity than your Tundra. FWIT, I don't think you need an all-season FW based on your anticipated usage.
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Given your Tundra, you might look at the Grand Design Reflections 27RL, 29RS or 303RLS. They may not be rated 4 season, but they are well insulated compared to my Cougar High Country and probably compared to the Montana HC as well.
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ralphie, you are correct that my Tundra is maxing the gvwr with what I've got. At first I thought I could get by with another maxing out, but now were thinking safety and the Rocky's. Were are wanting to see Glacier National and Yosemite so looking at F-450 and pushing the 38-40 footer.
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F350 will do fine if not a toy hauler unit.
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I'd like to thank everyone for their input. Unfortunately, this thread strayed from my initial post and took a different path, therefore I'm out of here.
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I'd like to thank everyone for their input. Unfortunately, this thread strayed from my initial post and took a different path, therefore I'm out of here.
Yep, you got hijacked.
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The Big Montana is a good rig...Keystone builds a decent 5er. All the manufactuers basically copy each other on the designs..so you should be able to find many that are between 34'-36'. I would also look at Grand Design, and Evergreen Bay Hill. I would take the Bay Hill over both Keystone and Grand Design...but they are all nice units.
Like the other post mentioned...go to some of the RV shows...they will really deal sometimes. Good luck!
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