View Poll Results: Ownership Status
First Time 5thWheel Owners / Previously Owned Something Else 82 38.68%
First Time 5thWheel Owners 41 19.34%
Have owned Multiple 5thWheels 89 41.98%
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Old 06-07-2005, 12:26 AM   #21
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Just bought our second. Our first one was our trial - used model. It was great for a couple of years, but actually a little tight. Now we have a seperate back room for the teenager when he gets ornery and with a slide the living quarters are spacious. Can't wait till it gets out of the shop and we can camp!!

1- 63 Wife V2, SuperDeluxe, petite & lively
2- 01 Daughter, oh so sweet
3- 91 Son, Hi maintenance but worth it
4- 99 F250 V10 SD Crew Cab Lg Bed
5- 06 Wildcat 27BHWB
Golden Oldie funs
- 53 Chevy PU (waiting to be repaired)
- 54 Heilite tent trailer (single wheeler)
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Old 06-08-2005, 03:55 AM   #22
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We had a 24' trailer for two years then after seeing our son's new 5er in 03 we could not stand it and purchased a new 03 Alpenlite 5er. In our opinion the only way to fly.

2005 Silverado 3500 CC D/A
2003 Alpenlite 32 Medinah RL
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Old 06-09-2005, 03:12 PM   #23
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Came from a Truck Camper and we enjoy having all the room the 5er gives us.
98 Chevy, C3500, DRW, Hypertec, Reese Signature Series 18K, Jordan 2020
06 Weekend Warrior LE3305
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Old 06-10-2005, 07:36 PM   #24
Jack in Alaska
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We are on our 9th RV. The 1st was a 1946 Kit Teardrop that we purchased in 1965 from a man that had just towed it from Fla. to Alaska. Our current is our 4th 5th.whl. We are getting smaller units but more slides.
2012 Jayco 40FER Bungalow TT
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Old 06-16-2005, 01:45 PM   #25
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Re: Ownership Status

We are first time 5th wheel owners.
Nolan and JoAnn
2000 Kenworth T-600
2004 Nu*Wa Hitchhiker Champagne LKTG
2004 Harley Road King (hers)
2003 Kawaski Nomad (his)
Full-timing since 10-9-04
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Old 06-23-2005, 09:33 PM   #26
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Previously owned Monaco Diesel Pusher, sold it and bought 5th Wheel.
Best choice I've made in a long time.
2005 RE3 Mobile Suites #1646
2004 Chev Silverado 3500 Duramax Dually
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Old 06-23-2005, 10:37 PM   #27
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We have just ordered a Cambridge by Keystone....should be here any day...still waiting....
Does anyone out there own a Cambridge or know of anyone who does?
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Old 06-28-2005, 06:44 PM   #28
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First 5er 1986 pulled with 1986 Toyota 4x4 3 kids rode in it with intercom to truck.
Second Mar.2000
Third Dec. 2003 and still have.
Last two have been across the country at lest 4 times
Retired traveling and loveing it.
Fulltime June 2000 SK#82498
Our Home is Where we Park IT
International 4700 Low Profile 530 power:Full Air Ride
Prowler Regal AX6 :Trail Air pin box/spring over axle: Verizon internet: 2 Verizon cell phone
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Old 08-19-2005, 06:54 PM   #29
John Harrelson
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Location: Carson City, Nevada
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Actually there should be another choice in the survey... that says "Had some of each"

I have had a couple of truck campers, travel trailers, 5th wheels and one motor home..

Even had a couple of old type canvas tents and today I have three new nylon tents that I take to the wildland fire camps each summer.

My next RV is going to be a 200 foot yacht,,, as soon as California Lottery pays me off.

John T Harrelson
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Old 08-24-2005, 07:32 PM   #30
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Location: Fort Wayne, IN
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Can`t vote. Don`t have a 5th... yet.

Bought first RV 3 years ago, 28 foot `84 Rockwood Class C. Everything that went wrong was put in it in 84, except for the refer control board. We have learned a lot.

Next will be a 40 foot New Horizon, pulled by a Volvo 770.

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