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Old 11-02-2010, 09:40 AM   #15
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Is the step up worthwhile ? You betchum, REd Rider.we went through several trailers before we jumped into the fifths and we're on our fourth now. Our first Florida trip down 95 with the TT had me thinking but the second did me in. We traded shortly after we got home. We gained road stability, tons more storage, a bathroom you can turn around in, kitchen counter space etc. And that was staying with just about the same length fifth as the TT. We treated ourselves this year with the brand new fifth to get the floorplan we wanted in the length we like.


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Old 11-04-2010, 08:09 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by NLOVNIT View Post
You're welcome. I figured you'd get plenty of opinions on weight, even though you didn't ask about it, so I specifically tried to answer your original questions.

One more thing I thought of for the 5-r: we had a Zaxis landing gear remote control system & LOVED it. I just hated standing bent over under the bedroom overhang holding in the switch to raise & lower the landing gear. The Zaxis made it so I could be inside the truck while it was raising or lowering & had less trips in & out of the truck for Dave. The testimonials page has Dave's write up of it (Keystone Cougar 286EFS). Some folks think it's a frivilous addition, but I really liked it. Another accessory to consider.

Lori this sounded sooo good that I rush right over to the web site and found to my dismay that it is no longer made!! I had a nice chat with the owner of the company thay makes them though, and he said if there was enough demand they might start making them again. Just thought you all might want to know

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Lori this sounded sooo good that I rush right over to the web site and found to my dismay that it is no longer made!! I had a nice chat with the owner of the company thay makes them though, and he said if there was enough demand they might start making them again. Just thought you all might want to know
Buggar! I'll bet there's someone on the net that has plans to build one......more for the research list!
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Old 02-16-2011, 08:00 AM   #18
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Have gone from the TT to now having our second fifth wheel. 1st 5er was a 28' mid height with one slide just recently (last fall) went to a 35' full height double slide. We have neverr regretted going from TT to 5er. Much more living space and I think the 5er's tow so much better. Used to pull our fish/ski boat behind the 28 footer but now with the new 35' I can't do that anymore due to the length. Only draw back to going longer for us but is livable.

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