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GNE16

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fw toy hauler -advice?
« on: November 14, 2016, 12:26:51 AM »
New to rving and looking for Brand help? Top so far in $ and needs are FR vengeance super sport Vs GD momentum. Travel full time for work all over the us, which means all climates. Looking for dependable in all seasons and because of frequent travel need reliable transport and set up. Will be 2017 models so will have warranties, need good customer support.
Any advice, reviews or information is greatly appreciated.
« Last Edit: November 14, 2016, 05:15:40 PM by GNE16 »
2013 GMC Sierra 2500 4x4

GNE16

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Re: Newcomer to FT w/ fw toy hauler -advice?
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2016, 05:13:49 PM »
The vengeance if off the list so strongly looking at the momentum. Any GD owners out there with company reviews? How how does the momentum hold up in cold weather climates?
2013 GMC Sierra 2500 4x4

Alfa38User

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Re: fw toy hauler -advice?
« Reply #2 on: November 15, 2016, 09:43:43 AM »
Be aware that NO trailer is particularly good in cold weather with the possible exception of Arctic Fox and relatives. Of course, there is cold weather and then there is COLD weather. For winters in the North East for example, you are not likely to find a campground open unless it is a mobile home park so traveling to new locations and finding places available over winter will be a challenge. It takes a lot more to use a trailer set up for winter than simply having the trailer and tow vehicle. Additional insulation, heating, moisture retention, all figure into it. Following the seasons seems to make much more sense but may not apply in your case.

A 2017 vehicle will have at most a one year warranty so weigh that against new versus older but bug free vehicle. Full time use often voids warranties in many cases.
« Last Edit: November 15, 2016, 09:56:26 AM by Alfa38User »
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GNE16

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Re: fw toy hauler -advice?
« Reply #3 on: November 15, 2016, 08:31:05 PM »
Thank you for your reply. These are all points we have been taking into consideration and finding more information a wet research. This forum has been great to read others opinions and experience.
We will be able to steer clear of extreme cold for the winter, if anything find other lodging when needed.
2013 GMC Sierra 2500 4x4

 

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