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Old 07-03-2015, 06:15 PM   #15
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Old 07-03-2015, 06:51 PM   #16
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Not a direct comparison but went from a 35ft 5er, to a 30ft 5er, to a 8.2 ft truck camper. Has everything we need, fits in a regular parking spot, no other car or anything else needed. Spend more time out of door. Love it.

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Old 07-03-2015, 07:01 PM   #17
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Watched people go both ways. It sort of comes down to what you want to do and how you want to do it. If you are looking at longer trips a longer unit has advantages. The break point seems to be in the 30 couple ft range for whether two folks have space or are in each others pockets. Also depends where you want to go as much over low 30's do not fit in a lot of state campgrounds in the NE. Can't say about the rest yet. ;-)
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Old 07-03-2015, 07:18 PM   #18
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Just went from 35ft 5ver to 25 ft my and loving it
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Do you tow with the 25 foot?
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Old 07-06-2015, 05:06 PM   #20
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We started with a 24 ft class c, after 1 year, went to our 35k, bath and a half terra, no going back,not as hard to drive as I thought.My dear wife will never, I mean never go back to smaller.Sometimes I think if we started with a 30 ft plus or minus class c we would still have it........ wife disagrees!

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Old 07-06-2015, 05:32 PM   #21
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How many have down sized

Went from 33' to a 38'... Still have younger grandkids, but with just my wife and I we love the 38'. After 42 years with the DW, I don't expect to ever be single again, but if that ever happens, I'd probably downsize to a Sprinter... Love what I see...

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DW wanted to downsize from our 40' 5er. We looked and looked, finally bought a 40' MH. It was a downsize, much less storage room.
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Went from a 25ft. Sprinter with slide outs to 35ft. Diesel. For more comfort, less objects to bang our head on, king comfort bed, more couch room, still fits in national parks. Much happier, but there are trade-offs, as you well know.

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