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Old 10-26-2012, 11:07 AM   #1
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Fun Finder (Cruisers Inc.), Koala (Skyline), or Tracer (Prime Time)

I am looking at these three trailers. The Funfinder 215WSK, The Koala 24 RBK or the Tracer 230 FBS. Seems the Tracer has the best quality control from their leak tests on their web site. It is kinda impressive. The Koala by Skyline is made with Azdel. I am guessing Azdel and Symalite used in Open Range are the same kind of material. (I do not like the look and feel of the Open Range).

I am leaning towrd the Tracer by Prime Time.

Can anyone tell me what they think the three mentioned trailers?


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Old 10-28-2012, 08:55 PM   #2
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I know nothing about the Koala or Tracer, but we are on our second Funfinder. We are satisfied with our trailer and really like the quality of materials and appliances. However, the quality of workmanship could be better.
We were plagued by leaks on the first trailer, mostly from a lack of sealant from the factory. One that was especially hard to find was a leak in the bathroom, which we assumed was from the toilet. Finally discovered that the mount bolts for the spare tire bracket had absolutely no sealant around them at all. As soon as I got the second trailer home, I spent half a day checking and resealing every opening. (Found the same problem with spare tire bracket and corrected it before it became a problem.)
Other than leaks, I have had to replace some minor cabinet hardware and the panels in the cabinet doors eventually worked loose. The staples holding them in were too short and the door frames weren't thick enough for longer staples. I wound up making some wood splines to hold the panels in place.
If I had it to do over, I would probably buy a Funfinder again.

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Old 10-30-2012, 06:08 PM   #3
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I haves koala 20rb and am completely satisfied.
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Old 10-31-2012, 01:39 AM   #4
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Azdel is the way to go just as long as there isn't any wood in the trailer walls (and ceiling) at all. The companies who are using Azdel are a step or two ahead of everyone else in the industry in my opinion.

Wood used in walls or ceilings of trailers is just plain bad, along with the insulation that is rolled out and looks all fluffy. That is "old" technology - It's almost 2013 and they're stuck in the 1960's!
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