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Old 06-03-2012, 02:45 PM   #1
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Older Yellowstone 5th wheel Quality?

From what I've read so far in doing research it seems that most of you have much newer units and what we want to know is what about the quality of an older unit? We are VERY new to this world. Our camping with kids was done in tents and small campers. Now we have a Ford F350 and are ready to try a bigger unit. we want to see if this is something we could do on a regular basis as we near retirement age. For now we dont want to invest alot in this adventure. We have come across a mint condition 1988 35ft Yellowstone 5th wheel and we would love to hear from anyone who has an opinion on the quality of this brand. I have googled Yellowstone by Gulfstream and dont come up with much information about the quality of the older campers. Can anyone please inform me? Thanks so much.

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once an Rv gets to be that age, you should be able to get a good idea of how well it was built by how well it has held up. Look the roof over and the seals around the windows and plan to do a lot of general maintenance repealing. Inspect the interior well for leaks.

We had looked at some Yellowstone around 2000 and they were not well built.

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