View Poll Results: Ownership Status
First Time 5thWheel Owners / Previously Owned Something Else 82 38.68%
First Time 5thWheel Owners 41 19.34%
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Old 05-19-2005, 01:18 PM   #1
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Of the members & visitors to 5thWheelForums.com how many are first time 5thWheel owners that traded up from another type of RV (pop-up, bumper pull)?
Also, how many are first time 5thwheel owners?
How many are looking to buy/trade?
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Old 05-19-2005, 03:22 PM   #2
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I voted for mulitple ownership, seeing as this is the second 5er we have owned, we used to have an ancient TT that weighed just as much as the TV.

Funny story, when we had our other 5er (89 Mallard 24 ft) we were camping and I accidently broke the Black tank dump valve, so we went to Woody's RV in Red Deer, went in there looking for a new vlave, drove out the next day with a newer (96 West Wind 26 ft) 5er!
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Old 05-19-2005, 03:54 PM   #3
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We've been fulltime in a 5th wheel for ten years. Our current one is our second and we are in the process of buying our third one. It should be built by mid July.
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Old 05-19-2005, 08:40 PM   #4
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Started with a lean to in Scouts. Then through pop-ups, trailers, now a fiver.
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Old 05-20-2005, 10:02 PM   #5
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First 5er was an '87

I bought my first 5er in 1993,a 1987 32ft.Carri-lite by Carriage and still have it.We came back in Feb. from a 3200 mile trip in it.Our next one will be a '05 34ft Cameo also by Carriage hopefully by the end of the year
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Old 05-21-2005, 09:45 PM   #6
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Ours is the first RV we have owned. We had rented pop up tent trailers and once a Class C motor home. But my in-laws had full timed for 7 years in a 32' 5th wheel in the 70's and 80's, so we decided to follow their lead.
 
Old 05-22-2005, 07:43 AM   #7
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this is our 3rd fifth...I think we got it right this time!
 
Old 05-23-2005, 08:57 PM   #8
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Our 5th.5th.
 
Old 05-27-2005, 08:52 AM   #9
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26,745 hits yesterday and no votes. Please submit your votes as it helps us to know what products we should test.
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Old 05-27-2005, 08:58 AM   #10
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I'd like to be able to vote, but I don't fit any of the categories. As of now, I don't currently own any rv, just a cargo trailer, but am semi-seriously looking at 5er toy haulers. Would that make me a "Fisrt time 5er owner to be"?
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Old 05-28-2005, 03:07 AM   #11
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We're on our 3rd Fiver. We keep traded up.
 
Old 05-28-2005, 07:54 AM   #12
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We are on our second fifth wheel. Have owned three travel trailers prior to the fifth wheels
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Old 05-28-2005, 07:53 PM   #13
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We bought our first RV of any type in sept 01, an 02 Cedar Creek 36RLTS. It just whet our appetite for something better so we've placed an order for a Mobile Suites 38RL3
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Old 05-31-2005, 07:32 PM   #14
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Last Sunday was the our first night in our first 5er. Can't wait to hit the road.
 
Old 06-02-2005, 12:14 AM   #15
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On my third 5er. Started with a pop-up then went to a bumper pull TT. I am not looking to change.
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Old 06-02-2005, 05:09 PM   #16
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Hybrid to 5th Wheel

We just outgrew our Cub, It was a nice unit but not for long term camping
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Old 06-02-2005, 09:04 PM   #17
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Currently using 5th wheel #2. Number 3 is on order due for delivery in July.
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Old 06-03-2005, 04:54 AM   #18
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Our first 5th after two travel trailers and many tents.
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Old 06-03-2005, 04:36 PM   #19
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30' TT 2 years ago (Wrecked & Totaled)
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Later
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Old 06-05-2005, 08:27 PM   #20
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We had rented popup and regular trailers and motorhomes before. We decided upon a 5th wheel and our first purchase was of a 5th wheel.
 
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