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View Poll Results: Are These Units Any Good For Full Time (One Location) Living?
A Coachmen (Destination Series) Catalina 39Mkts 0 0%
A Forest River (Destination Trailer) Wildwood Dlx 353Flfb 0 0%
A Forest River (Destination Trailer) Cherokee 39Rl 0 0%
any other choices? 5 100.00%
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Old 01-19-2015, 03:30 PM   #1
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Thumbs down Are these Units Are Any Good For Full Time (One Location) Living?

Are You A Full Timer? I Need Your Help And Advice.
Do You Personally KnowIf These Units Are Any Good For Full Time (One Location) Living?
I Am Currently Looking At The Following Units.
A Coachmen (Destination Series) Catalina 39Mkts
A Forest River (Destination Trailer) Wildwood Dlx 353Flfb
A Forest River (Destination Trailer) Cherokee 39Rl
A Forest River (Fith Wheel) V-Cross Platinum 352Vrl

Do You Personally Know Of Any Units That Are Better Or More Suitable? _________________________________
My Intention Is To Set Up A Unit With An 18-24 Ft Wide By 12-14 Ft Tall Cover, Screened In For The Spring/Summer And Add Clear Panels For A Sun Room In The Fall/Winter Plus A Door Entrance Level Deck.
I Need To Know The Best Way To Handle The TV,Internet, Cable And Streaming Videos.Any Ideas Or Suggestions
Any Problems With Bugs(Ants Ect) Or Critters (Snakes Ect) ?____ Best Solutions ? _______
What Would You Change Or Do Differently?______________________________________.
There Are Many Fine Retirement Rv Comunities Out There. IM Also Looking For A Full Time (Permanent/ Deeded?) Location On Or Very Near A Lake, Where I Can Garden And Go Golfing Near By.I Need One With In 5O (Prefer <20) Miles Of Clemson Sc, So I Can Be Near My 85 Yr Old In-Laws.
Feel Free To Write Me With Any Suggestions.
Thank You, Sincerely. Art(Retirein1Place)Belge

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Old 01-22-2015, 09:08 PM   #2
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I don't have a clue which is best. I do know, insulation is what keeps the RV warmer in cold and cooler in heat. Choose which has the most. Keep in mind many RV manufacturers warranty states they cancel the warranty if used for full-time living.

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If you are staying in one place why not a park model. They are larger, up to 400 sq ft and have regular appliances.
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Old 01-23-2015, 12:35 PM   #4
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I don't think any of the ones you listed are designed or warranted for full-time living. Many call themselves four-season rigs. All that means is that the pipes have some freeze protection allowing use it cold weather. That doesn't mean you will stay warm or cool. Big difference between so called four-season and full-time rigs.
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Northwood Arctic Fox is probably the starting point of something you could possibly full time in. Prices go up dramatically from there....
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Agree I have a Artic Fox Silver Fox 30U pricey but 4 season
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We Live in a forest river 5th wheel it is an Everest. we find it is good. The best way to find what will fit you look at all specks visit them as often as you can and sit in them stay in them as long as you can on the lot pretend you live in it see if you can imagine it as home.. Think about the way they are pulled... do you prefer trailer hitch verses fifth wheel hitch each handles differently We have had both and prefer 5th wheel. Look at decor and storage, make a list of what you are gong to be taking with you what you want in the trailer that is very important you will be living in it looking at every day. We sat in the chairs, couches tables for a while to see if it fit us. I am looking at a Coachman that I found the floor plan I liked but I have to wait until we get to Indiana to check it out, they do not sell it here. Good luck.

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You also might research Park Models for an application where it will be parked vs traveling.

Many parks have cable TV service, and or broadband cabled internet available to park members. So once you no your location, and choices available to you, that is when you can determine the best TV choices. Could still end up being a Dish or Direct choice, but you maybe surprised by what some parks offer.

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