I looked at dozens of trailers of rigs before I settled on travel trailer, than looked at dozens more before I decided what I really wanted. I wanted:
- Good in cold weather (not arctic, but cold)
- Queen sized bed, not "gaucho" or whatever that really is.
- One big window (what's the use of travelling if you can't enjoy the new views?)
- Overbuilt (this is a tough one, as how can one really know?)
I found what I was looking for with Outdoors RV. Thick insulated walls. Big rear dinette window. Great furnace and air conditioner (I can hang meat for storage, and cook it in here if I want to!). Axles and tires are more than necessary for the GVWR. Platform that I put a nice mattress on, and it's queen sized.
It tows great, I'm very comfortable in it, and have been full time since August last year. No regrets in my purchase decision.
My advice is to find a floor plan that seems like it will work well for you, and then look to see who offers something like it.
If you buy used, get the trailer inspected by a professional RV tech before you buy. Have all of the systems checked out. Never trust that the previous owner knows or discloses all of the problems with you. In my opinion, the most important are brakes, tires, and any leaks, inside or out.
Too bad you live on the East Coast, no Outdoors RV products out there. If you ever come out west before you buy, they are worth a look.
ORV 19B Full Timer, '14 Ram 2500 Diesel and a GSD. This signature updated, August 13, '16.
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