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Old 02-14-2014, 11:23 AM   #1
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Artic Fox 25P or Timber Ridge 240RKS slides

Does anyone have an Artic Fox 25P? We are getting our short list nailed down and that is one of the contenders. My question is whether or not the slide needs to be extended to access the trailer? It would be nice to be able to get in and out to pack or retrieve an item while on the road without needing to extend the slide. Or to stop for lunch at a wayside, etc.

The other trailer at the top of the list is a Timber Ridge 240RKS by Outdoors RV.
Same question on that one, and any input on other things to consider while comparing the two would be appreciated!
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As for quality, I'd go with an Arctic Fox.

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Are not the Timber Ridge TTs built by the same folks who started Arctic Fox?

And if so, wouldn't quality levels be in the same ballpark? Seems I've read many good things about Outdoors RV....
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Yes, they are owned by the same from what I understand, and it seems quality is very similar from what I can tell. Pricing is very close also for the two models I am comparing. The Artic Fox had been around a lot longer though and has a great reputation. I suppose if I was worried about resale that could be considered, but I'm looking more for a trailer that is best for me now. Either one of these have most of the things we want in our next trailer.

Still wondering how access with the slide in would be on either one.
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The 25P is 8'6" wide. The sofa slide is apr 36". The booth dinette is probably 42-48" deep. 48"+36"=84",or 7'. Figuring the sides are 2" this then the inside of the TT is 8'2". 8'2"-7' is 1'2". Looks like you can access the inside easily. Easier if the dinette is less than 48".
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Only real difference is cosmetic, but don't get one with a tankless hot water heater (think its 2012 and some 2013s)
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Well, we pulled the trigger today and placed an order for the Artic Fox. It turns out that the answer on the slide is that we can't access both ends of the trailer with the slide in without going outside. But since it had two doors that shouldn't be a huge problem and we decided not to let it be a deal breaker.
Now the wait begins - hoping for mid July delivery!
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Great choice - Congrats!
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