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Old 06-23-2013, 08:53 PM   #1
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Need A Little Advice on Class C Models

We are thinking to sell our 20 year old 32 ft Class A and get a late model used Class C
I don't like Most Class C's with that big overhead bunk thing sticking out over the cab, I like the models with an entertainment center like a Winney Aspect or a Jayco Access with one or two slides.
They look more streamlined and the most we will ever have aboard is 3 people.
Are there other brands to look at, and what is it that makes them seem so much more expensive then regular Class C's
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Old 06-23-2013, 09:30 PM   #2
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What you like is called a B+ they are built like a c but the overhead slants back not forward and most have the tv and storage overhead.
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Hi,
I've got a 2007 Four Winds, Siesta, Class C (as its been registered), but some might call it a B+, I've seen it both ways. It has two slides, and yes the more aerodynamic top cap (with entertainment system and storage). I really like the quality and look of the fibreglass front piece and the rear molded cap, rather than just a squared off look to the walls. I haven't seen many around, and being a diesel in an E-450, it's also a rare puppy. As I bought used, you never get exactly all the things you want, and I would rather have a dinette than the jackknife sofa, even though its very nice leather. We don't really need extra sleeping capacity so a dinetter or the jacknife are more than enough for extra sleepers, and I too didn't want the big overhead sleeper.
Four Winds is now owned by THOR, and I think if I was shopping for new, I'd consider the Super C's which although quite a bit longer, are built on an F-series truck chasis, and probably have a better diesel engine in the 6.7L.
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I've got a 2007 Four Winds, Siesta, Class C (as its been registered), but some might call it a B+, I've seen it both ways. It has two slides, and yes the more aerodynamic top cap (with entertainment system and storage). I really like the quality and look of the fibreglass front piece and the rear molded cap, rather than just a squared off look to the walls. I haven't seen many around, and being a diesel in an E-450, it's also a rare puppy. As I bought used, you never get exactly all the things you want, and I would rather have a dinette than the jackknife sofa, even though its very nice leather. We don't really need extra sleeping capacity so a dinetter or the jacknife are more than enough for extra sleepers, and I too didn't want the big overhead sleeper.
Four Winds is now owned by THOR, and I think if I was shopping for new, I'd consider the Super C's which although quite a bit longer, are built on an F-series truck chasis, and probably have a better diesel engine in the 6.7L.
Do you have any pictures
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I like the Phoenix Cruiser. We are on our second one after downsizing from a 35' class A. Go here and be sure to read the forum.
Phoenix Cruiser - Factory Direct from Elkhart, Indiana
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I like the Phoenix Cruiser. We are on our second one after downsizing from a 35' class A. Go here and be sure to read the forum.
Phoenix Cruiser - Factory Direct from Elkhart, Indiana
It seems as if the Phoenix is just a tad too small, we really liked the winnebago aspect and the jayco melbourne, but wow they are expensive
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We have a Forest River Lexington 283GTS. 28 feet with 3 slides. There are some good You Tube vidios showing the interiors and features. We find it perfect for us. It's been referred to as a B+ or even a C- but we just call it ours!
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We have a Forest River Lexington 283GTS. 28 feet with 3 slides. There are some good You Tube vidios showing the interiors and features. We find it perfect for us. It's been referred to as a B+ or even a C- but we just call it ours!
Is it actually 28 feet long? Mine was referred to as a 30 footer but it is just a tad longer then 32 feet from bumper to bumper.
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No idea. They call it 28 so that's what I went with. Lots of room for two adults and a big old dog.
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Entertainment centers in a Class C tend to be a newer trend. There seem to be a lot of them after 2005. We were trying to go exactly the other way and at the time it seemed like there were more with TVs than with beds.

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pic you requested

Hi,
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This is the 2007 Four Winds, 26E Siesta (measures 28 feet though)
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here's the rear end (and side)

I don't have any inside pics at the moment...but similar to a Lexington.
Vanity sink is separate from the toilet/shower compartment...walk around queen in back.
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We are new to RVing, and chose a Class C Coachman Concorde 2007, 31 ft. Probably is actually a B+. Has 3 slides, a sofa and dinette, with walk around queen bed. The bed being accessible from 2 sides was a must for us! Only downside...the VERY small bathroom. Shower is separate and quite adequate. Overall, VERY happy with it, so far!
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I hope this comes through OK (first try at an attachment)..
This is the 2007 Four Winds, 26E Siesta (measures 28 feet though)
That's what they call a B+ Class now and for some reason they are more expensive then a B??????

I cannot understand why adding a few cabinets and a lot less cost by not building that huge front cap with a bunk.

With those units I understand that 8-9 mpg is not unusual, some have reported as high as 10 on occasion, all due to less drag
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