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Old 06-12-2019, 10:53 AM   #1
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Cool Itís hard to sleep...

The lady and I just signed for a Globetrotter 25FB and we couldnít be more excited! We could barely sleep last night from all of the excitement, especially coming from our Flying Cloud 23D. We are full timers and moving down to Tennessee in less than two weeks, so there are big changes ahead! The upgrades in conveniences, design and simple living area in our new rig is almost too much to take in all at once!

Unfortunately, our experience has been much less than optimal with the extensive number of warranty repairs that it has needed at our local dealership. They finally came through with a deal though, and Iím excited to be much closer to the mothership for the (expected) future repairs!

I just needed to share this with you fine folks and Iím happy to post any photos if anyoneís interested when we pick up on Wednesday! We will have two days to set up and then hit the road! The hardest part is done though: our Ramís name is Chief, and the GTís name will be Carolina.
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Big changes, for better I hope.

Enjoy your new Airstream & Tennessee!
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Big changes, for better I hope.

Enjoy your new Airstream & Tennessee!
Thanks a bunch! We plan to!
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Unfortunately, our experience has been much less than optimal with the extensive number of warranty repairs that it has needed at our local dealership. They finally came through with a deal though, and I’m excited to be much closer to the mothership for the (expected) future repairs!
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Hope you are not trading in your past disappointments . . . for inflated expectations of better quality in the new AS.

"The devil you know may be better than the devil you don't know" or something like that?

The 25' is a great length . . . we had one back in the 90's.

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We made the same upgrade from a 23D to a 25 FBT. The difference in light and sleeping comfort will make you smile. The potty is also much better Yes, please post some photos.
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Hope you are not trading in your past disappointments . . . for inflated expectations of better quality in the new AS.

"The devil you know may be better than the devil you don't know" or something like that?

The 25' is a great length . . . we had one back in the 90's.

Happy Trails!

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That's a very good point! I've never heard this saying, but it rings true to me. I'm glad to have the reminder to keep my expectations in check. And in fact, I expect to have a good amount of repairs, though I'm really hoping that we have better luck than our current local dealer/service center!

And it is a great length, it seems to be our Goldilocks size! It was actually this video that made us go and check out the 25' and compare heavily with the 27' and 30' models:

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We made the same upgrade from a 23D to a 25 FBT. The difference in light and sleeping comfort will make you smile. The potty is also much better Yes, please post some photos.
I'm so glad others have had good experiences too! And it was interesting how I thought we could deal with that corner bathroom, being that one should spend very little time in there. It turns out bathroom space is quite valuable.

The only downside is that this model is a dual AC model, and being that we boondock 100% of the time, I feel as though we're really going to miss the airflow from the second vent. does anyone have a good workaround? We're thinking about retrofitting a vent, maybe in place of one of the ACs, though that's down the road a bit.
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