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Old 01-14-2014, 11:23 PM   #1
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Ah heck...

Well after my mishap with the furnace shutting off and freezing up my camper freezing well.... Everything! I have come to the only logical conclusion that I can think of to repair the damage done. Trade this RV in for a new one! What with the furnace not working at all, the hot water not working even on only propane, and my peace of mind completely gone.

I have looked into the 2014 models and like what I see then I was told that the 2015 will start being produced in February well mine as well wait awhile longer.

I have a few questions regarding my decision, from the information given to me by dealers and the redwood reps I couldn't see any HUGE difference. Is there anything I am missing in regards to the new models? If it makes a difference I am looking at the same floor plan the 38GK.

Also, is there any RV units out there at I hate to say it but... Put Redwood to shame or just overall better?

Thanks to all those that have been helping me out so much lately!
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Old 01-15-2014, 12:10 AM   #2
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The main advantage of the new model of Redwoods is the extra storage in the rear cargo area and the new paint schemes. I don't think there's any other 5er out there that puts Redwood to shame. If you have the money....In my opinion the best is New Horizon but you'd better have a big truck and an equally big bank account to pull one. I would guess the 2 biggest competitors to Redwood are Mobil Suites and Lifestyle. I personally would buy another Redwood.
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Old 01-15-2014, 01:21 AM   #3
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Old 01-15-2014, 02:31 AM   #4
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I have looked mainly at Redwood of course! Along with Mobile Suits and New Horizon and honestly I don't see what makes them so much better than redwood (according to the sales rep of the respective company). Of course they are trying to make a sale so any RV is going to be better than a competitors unit.
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Old 01-15-2014, 04:26 AM   #5
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Have you looked at Excel? They are located in Smith Center, KS. I think Excel is one of the best 5th wheels made today.
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Old 01-15-2014, 11:07 PM   #6
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Redwood 2014 Model Year Updates:

INTERIOR
His and hers floor to ceiling bedroom armoire closets.
Recessed LED lighting throughout coach.
Farmhouse single basin kitchen sink.
Pullout cutting board w/hole for refuse into trash can below.
39" LG LED bedroom TV
4" additional bedroom ceiling height, now 6'5" to front closet.
Niagara waterfall glass shower door w/ towel bar (not GK or FB).
New solid surface style backsplash and color.
Solid surface shelf above stove top.
Buffet dinette table w/ high bar, extension and storage.
Wood silverware drawer on island w/ dividers.
Kitchen tool/accessory drawer on island with dividers.
Towel hooks in bath.
42" LG LED TV on swing out bracket w/ 3 hidden shelves.

EXTERIOR
Tinted fiberglass exterior w/ graphics pckg.
New rear cap with storage hatch built in.
4" taller, sculpted front cap w/ LED lighting.
G-range Goodyear tires standard on all models.

OPTIONS
32" LG LED exterior TV built into buffet table
Incredible new full body paint schemes.

There are a couple more notes about floorplan changes if anyone is interested.
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We looked at the new Excels at the Tampa show today and were not impressed at all. We didn't get to the Mobile Suites, but did go through the New Horizons and thought it was at least equal and maybe a little above Redwood.
So were really didn't see anything that knocked our socks off, so I guess we stuck with our 36RL
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Thanks for the update and research Steve and Linda!
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Old 01-17-2014, 01:40 PM   #9
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If I had the coin I'd be all over a New Horizons. There's nothing that comes close, IMHO. Fit and finish is extraordinary. That being said, we love our FL and counting the days until our traditional Valentine's weekend trip.
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Old 01-17-2014, 01:41 PM   #10
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2014 model changes

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Originally Posted by Steve & Linda View Post
Redwood 2014 Model Year Updates:

INTERIOR
His and hers floor to ceiling bedroom armoire closets.
Recessed LED lighting throughout coach.
Farmhouse single basin kitchen sink.
Pullout cutting board w/hole for refuse into trash can below.
39" LG LED bedroom TV
4" additional bedroom ceiling height, now 6'5" to front closet.
Niagara waterfall glass shower door w/ towel bar (not GK or FB).
New solid surface style backsplash and color.
Solid surface shelf above stove top.
Buffet dinette table w/ high bar, extension and storage.
Wood silverware drawer on island w/ dividers.
Kitchen tool/accessory drawer on island with dividers.
Towel hooks in bath.
42" LG LED TV on swing out bracket w/ 3 hidden shelves.

EXTERIOR
Tinted fiberglass exterior w/ graphics pckg.
New rear cap with storage hatch built in.
4" taller, sculpted front cap w/ LED lighting.
G-range Goodyear tires standard on all models.

OPTIONS
32" LG LED exterior TV built into buffet table
Incredible new full body paint schemes.

There are a couple more notes about floorplan changes if anyone is interested.
Is there a website where I could go, to see the model changes?

Thanks,

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