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Old 07-05-2010, 09:04 PM   #1
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What are the top quality brands for 5ers?

I've been thinking mobile suites or keystone?

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I've been thinking mobile suites or keystone?
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IMO (& having owned a Keystone Cougar), Mobile Suites is not even in the same class as Keystone. Mobile Suites is way above Keystone for quality.

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Don't forget the Excels and Tetons. The Tetons are now orphans but there are still a lot of nice late model used ones around. Also, if you're going used, King of the Road and Newmar's Mountain Aire are noted for high quality.

I agree with the other comments about the Keystones, they're not in the same league as the Mobile Suites. Good luck with whatever you choose, they all have their issues.
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Old 07-06-2010, 10:47 AM   #6
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definitely don't forget Carriage, its right up there.
I have a 29' Cameo and have lived in it straight now
for over 3 years, is it falling apart? No....in fact the only
thing that is due to be replaced is the batteries, afterall
they are 6 years old that I know of.
Keystone might be ok, but I would not figure them to be
in the upper 5
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Another one to consider is Seville by Crossroads. The body is built much like the Mobile Suites but it is priced like a Montana ... best of both worlds. Great full timer floorplans also.
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NuWa HitchHikers are right up there with the best of them. I have been very satisfied with my 2007 model that is detailed in the link in my Sig line.
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What about the Palisades?
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Be sure and do not over look Newmar. They have good products. We are on our 3rd one.

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MS and Keystone are like comparing a Cadillac to a base model Malibu. Look at Teton, Hitchiker, Carriage, Excel, Alpenlite, Newmar.

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You might look at Montana and Bighorn also, more affordable.
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These two are no way in the HIGH END category.

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The top 5'er in the country is New Horizons. It is the only 5 star rated unit by RV Consumer's Group who rates RV's. They are custom built to your specs. and are no more expensive than the other highly regarded units.

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