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Old 12-29-2013, 05:55 AM   #1
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I am looking to get my first travel trailer. we have narrowed it down to a used modle 22-24 ft with rear bedroom slide out. i was wondering which to get one with aluminum siding or fiberglass i am not sure the pros and cons of each.
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You might be better off asking your question in a different category as it will get more exposure there.
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I would go with the fiberglass if possible. Black streaks are VERY hard to remove from the aluminum! Enjoy the forum!

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I am looking to get my first travel trailer. we have narrowed it down to a used modle 22-24 ft with rear bedroom slide out. i was wondering which to get one with aluminum siding or fiberglass i am not sure the pros and cons of each.
All other things being the same, the fiberglass sided trailer will be heavier which could affect carrying capacity and could require a more robust tow vehicle.
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Fiberglass will look newer longer with a minimum amount of upkeep. Welcome!
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Either siding is good.

I think I'd go for the one with the floor plan you like best.

A walk around bed is better than a crawl over bed, if that's in the mix of differences.
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