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Old 03-10-2018, 03:29 PM   #43
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Originally Posted by freqz View Post
what's the budget here? new? Used? Neither one is wrong and they both have pros and cons.

What's the usage? Rv resorts near golfing and shopping or boondocking off the beaten path? Again, neither is better than the other but it will influence your choice. Luxe condo on wheels or short, sturdy off grid cabin?

Full time/longer trips?

Moving frequently or staying put?

your intended usage will narrow down your shopping list far faster than anything else.

also: Most rvs are the same. Most of them use the same frames/chassis and the same components. They're built by the same workforce. All of this happens in a brutally price competitive industry so generally the more expensive an rv, the better quality components and finishes you'll get. Generally. There are exceptions, however, but not many.
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Old 03-12-2018, 01:39 PM   #44
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Typically Outdoors RV rates very highly in terms of quality. They have several models of glacier peaks that would likely work for you.

And the longer you go the more you limit where you can go. All depends on where you want to go.
Sure you can get the biggest fifth wheels in many state parks but there's less sites that can accommodate them. Go smaller and more sites begin to open up.

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Originally Posted by Butch50 View Post
I have a 2017 Ram Mega dually and mine is around 21" A Mega adds 9" to a SB as they only come in a SB and not a LB.

A new Ram CCLB is 21.6' lomg
Weird. I'll have to measure my truck again but I could have sworn it was 23 feet.
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I appreciate all the advice and comments. It's definitely helpful, but I still have a lot of legwork to do.
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Originally Posted by Oderus View Post
Weird. I'll have to measure my truck again but I could have sworn it was 23 feet.
I'll save you the work.
Per Ram fleet specs. 259.4" OAL. 21.616666'
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Originally Posted by manwithnorv View Post
Does everyone agree with this statement...How important is length in site availability?
I have a 43 ft 5th and I have camped in COE campgrounds. Just have to research online and look the camp sites over so you can reserve what is work-able.

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