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    Anyone have experience with 5th wheel campers?

    Been looking at all them and are completely blitzed. So may makes, models, submodels,floor plans, etc. We have it narrowed down to a couple - but it looks like they're all the same?

    I'm finding out that all the brands are owned by Thor Industries -- but the dealers all say shit about the others (Forest River bashes Heartland, Heartland bashes Jayco, Jayco bashes Heartland and Forest River, etc).
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    I live 30 minutes from Elkhart IN where most of the major brands you mention are made. Unfortunately that entire industry is a mess. They are all using the same business model. Pound out as many units as absolutely possible as fast and cheap as possible. Unfortunately "quality control" is rarely a priority. Not saying they are all bad, but they generally aren't built the best. I don't own a camper, and am not up on all of the models so unfortunately I'm not sure what brands/models are better than others, but just be careful and do as much research as possible before you snag one, and make sure it has a good warranty. There is a lot of junk out there.

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    What is wrong with a tent?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Murgatroy View Post
    What is wrong with a tent?
    Not a dang thing. I'm going tenting this weekend with the boys at the lake for a night to take the SxS out and explore, do some fishing, drink some beer and enjoy a campfire.

    Cross county trips tenting just isn't an option for what we have planned.

    We have it narrowed down to these guys --

    Heartland Fuel 362
    Heartland Torque (don't recall the model, but it's a 39'er).
    Forest River XLR Boost (same, another 38'er).
    Jayco Talon (big boy, 43'er).

    From what I can tell, the Fuel, Torque and Talon are all made on the same damn line. Quality appears to be the same, but Jayco has a much better warranty than the others.
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    Having worked at a dealer, I just wouldn't. Rent one when you need it.
    I really like the way aaawelder put it: "do not include yourself in this circuit"

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