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Old 03-19-2016, 07:28 PM   #15
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We knew the original owner of the unit we bought, which is probably the best scenario. That said, we didn't have an inspection, which MIGHT have discovered a cracked pump (which we discovered a year later), which MIGHT have prevented us having to deal with a failed subfloor 3 years post-purchase. I'm not blaming the former owner, she probably didn't know. Get an inspection from a reputable source. Can't help you on pricing.
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Old 03-19-2016, 07:41 PM   #16
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If it hasn't been in a wreck and the price reflects a big penalty for initial depreciation, get it!
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Old 03-19-2016, 08:18 PM   #17
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We traded our 2013 25 FB in because of the bed orientation and me hitting my head sitting up in bed let alone the crab walk to go pee in the middle of the night. Storage at the far end under the queen bed was not reachable for me from outside. So we got a 2014 31' Classic and we both are happy. It is our primary trailer. We tow with a 2012 Ram 2500HD Cummins using a ProPride hitch.

The 23D allows us easy access to the old and smaller camping areas out West where even the 25FB was too large. We tow this trailer with my 2007 Mercedes ML320 CDI that was the initial tow vehicle for the 25FB and reusing the Hensley Arrow hitch.
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Old 03-19-2016, 08:23 PM   #18
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I just purchased my 2016 23' Airstream Intl Serenity for $58,00 from a dealer if this helps. Could not tell it from new.

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Watch out for "soft" flooring beneath windows and sinks and in front of the shower, where leaks may have softened the flooring. A squeaking floor is a bad sign.
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