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Travel Trailer Recommendations

Discussion in 'The Great Outdoors' started by S0CAL, Sep 14, 2017.

  1. S0CAL

    S0CAL US Marine Veteran Staff Member Super Moderator Supporting Member Military

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    Hey RV gurus!

    I am interested in buying a travel trailer, used preferably. Looking for brand, features, and thongs-to-avoid recommendations. Here is what my general requirements are:

    • Under 6K lbs -- 1500 Hemi 4WD towing
    • 26+ Ft
    • Sleep at least 6
    • Slider optional
    • The queen bed needs a wall between it and rest of trailer
    • My budget is $20K

    Not picky on brands, but curious what you think is a good or bad one. Any decent research sites I should go to?

    Thanks!
     
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    S0CAL US Marine Veteran Staff Member Super Moderator Supporting Member Military

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    New 2017 COLEMAN COLEMAN CTS274BHWE

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    Lots of times you can get some pretty good deals at RV shows or at RV dealers when you buy last year's model.
     
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    Buy a few yrs. old, one owner. Save a fortune and it's been debugged..

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    This can also be true. I got really lucky when I bought my trailer because the guy I bought it from had only used it once to take his family camping. For whatever reason they never used it again several years later, it was like brand new and still had original tires on it. He even threw in all the dishes and pots and pans and the equalizer hitch
     
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    Just like trucks you're going to find that certain people like certain brands. I'm selling my forest river to go with another forest river just bigger. Make sure it's got decent axles under it and that it has no leaks. If water gets into the walls, has a lot of potential for mold.
     
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    thongs-to-avoid recommendations.

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    I've been shopping for a while myself. I'll be be pulling at elevation in the mountains so I'm trying to keep it 5k or less and under 20ft. I like the Forest River Rpod but I'm still researching all the time.
     
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    He clearly said UNDER 6k pounds.
     
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