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Old 11-01-2011, 09:34 AM   #71
65th Anniversary CLIPPER
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1996 36' Clipper Bus
Tub City , British Columbia
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Would I be able to join the WBCCI?

Vantage Standard Features

The Big AdVantages
  • Classic, timeless shape that will look good many years from now. Clean, uncluttered exterior.
  • Cool tone high gloss gray exterior with black accents (bumper, wheelwell, windows).
  • Low slung chassis with a shorter overall height of 10' 5" (to top of A/C).
  • Curved sidewalls, exterior and interior, creating a 101”wide body
  • Uniform window line (all windows same height and distance off floor), clean appearance.
  • Large (7") radius transition from side wall to roof.
  • Slideouts that conform to wall curvature — inside and out!
  • Full front and rear caps. No boxy edges.
  • Window awning on front cap conceals window, provides exterior storage location.
  • Recessed LED exterior lighting throughout.
  • Classic round tail lights recessed into cap.
  • Center stop lamp.
  • Separate high impact ABS rear bumper with haircell finish.
  • Exterior convenience center on ODS.
  • Cabled control valves for dump located behind separate skirt metal door.
  • Vaulted ceiling with 7’interior height.
  • State of the art curved walls
  • Cool gray high gloss color
  • Full fiberglass front and rear caps
  • Fiberglass window awning (front only)
  • Separate high impact ABS rear bumper with haircell finish
  • Recessed LED exterior lighting throughout
  • Black framed, tinted windows with full vent on every window
  • Storage compartment with 1" thick baggage door
  • Sleek grab handle
  • 30" wide radius main entry door with tall window & full vent
  • Cable/Satellite prep
  • Awning
  • Fully enclosed underbelly
  • Invisa-pull gate valves
  • Exterior shower with hot and cold water
Walls - Construction
  • Welded aluminum framed curved side walls
  • Solid block foam insulation
  • High gloss finish
  • Vacuum bonded construction
  • Arched interior & exterior roof rafters on 16" centers
  • 3/8" roof decking
  • One piece EPDM rubber roof
  • 7" radius transition full length between roof and sidewalls
  • Welded aluminum laminated floor with 20" radius corners (front and rear)
  • Enclosed and heated underbelly for tanks and valves
  • Chassis 8"
  • Norco engineered frame, tapered Z main rails, huck fastened (minimal welding)
  • E coated frame
  • 4400 pound, 4" drop leaf spring axles
  • MOR/ryde suspension system
  • EZ lube axles
  • 12" electric brakes
  • 225/75R15D radial tires
  • 55 amp converter
  • Two 30 lb. LP bottles with auto changeover
  • Universal TV antenna
  • Detachable 30 amp shore line
  • Systems monitor panel
  • LP leak detector
  • Smoke detector
  • CO detector
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Tinted safety glass windows
  • Break away switch
  • Safety chains
  • Manual slide backup on all electric slideouts
  • Battery disconnect switch
  • AM/FM/CD/Stereo with DVD player and MP3 hookup
  • 6 cu. Ft. two door refrigerator
  • 3 burner range
  • 10 gallon gas DSI water heater and bypass with instant hot” feature
  • Wall mount thermostat controlled A/C
  • 30,000 BTU furnace
  • Super suite tub design
  • Radius shower curtain
  • Porcelain foot flush toilet
  • Tall (29”) kitchen window with full panoramic view
  • Residential pull-out sprayer faucet
  • Steel ball bearing drawer guides
Living Area
  • Uniform window line throughout
  • Norco cable slides (varying depths) with whisper quiet
    slide motor
  • Slideouts conform to wall contour
  • Molded front and rear roof transitions
  • 7 foot interior height (center of coach)
  • Recessed LED lighting throughout
AdVantage PACKAGE (Mandatory)
  • Stainless steel appliance package
  • Front and rear fiberglass caps
  • Recessed LED lighting throughout
  • Residential pull-out sprayer faucet
  • 7 foot vaulted ceilings
  • 10 gallon gas DSI water heater and bypass with “instant hot” feature
  • All-in-one convenience center
  • Invisa-pull gate valves
  • Power tongue jacks
  • High gloss sidewalls

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Old 11-01-2011, 11:11 PM   #72
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You know, I wondered about that "AdVantage Package (Mandatory)" business...
(Very last paragraph above.)
If it's "mandatory", why list it separately?
It SOUNDS like an "option" (read: extra charge) thing, but...
Aren't the "front and rear fiberglass caps" part of the TRAILER???


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Old 11-02-2011, 12:12 AM   #73
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Maybe an assembly line list. Without this stuff it's just another SOB (plus interior trim)?
1990 35' Silver Streak Sterling; 9k GVWR.
2004 DODGE Cummins 305/555; 6-manual; 9k GVWR.
Hensley Arrow. 12-cpm solo, 19-cpm towing (fuel)
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Old 11-02-2011, 07:12 AM   #74
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Vantage: Lookin' Good

Welded aluminum laminated floor with 20" radius corners (front and rear)
Enclosed and heated underbelly for tanks and valves

Already has my attention.
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Old 11-02-2011, 08:14 AM   #75
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1995 34' Excella
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Overall, I like the initial looks of it. My first thoughts:

1. Seems low on storage space.
2. I like the ducted a/c.
3. How do you repair body damage? Seems like it would need to go back to the factory.
4. I do not like the tub/shower unit. It seems too wide (wasted space) and I don't like the color of the fixtures (no contrast).
5. Strange that there are no specification numbers yet.

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Old 11-06-2011, 02:01 PM   #76
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Originally Posted by TouringDan View Post

5. Strange that there are no specification numbers yet.

I found these few specs for the "32 FLS" at Pennsylvania RV Dealership-Lerch RV - New Vantage Travel Trailer RV Models by Floorplan-Milroy,PA 800-722-1236

Shipping Weight
Carrying Capacity
35' 10"
10' 6"
Fresh Water
Waste Water
Gray Water

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