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Old 08-29-2020, 04:54 AM   #1
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23 GT - First time buyer

I just ordered my 2021 GT. Very excited. First time RV buyer. Is there anyone out there who has a 23 GT and feedback? Thank you.
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Old 08-29-2020, 07:37 AM   #2
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Have same one on order anticipating delivery in November. 23ft. Barcelona blue, twin bed version. Our second airstream first one was a 25ft. International. Loved every minute of ownership. Good luck with yours. When are you getting yours.
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Old 08-30-2020, 12:30 PM   #3
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Thanks for replying. My 23 GT is due in March. That was the earliest delivery available. Ours is London Grey. We went w gas over. Both my wife's choices. Twin Beds. Seems like the ideal first time RV.
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Old 08-30-2020, 06:40 PM   #4
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We just picked up our 2021 GT 23 FBT a few weeks ago and have spent 5 nights in it so far. We got the light wood and London grey interior. Love it! No regrets on going with the twin beds. A lot more open and the exterior trunks house all the equipment you need an space for future growth. Perfect size for 2 people plus an occasional third guest. Love the full connected bath in the rear - offers plenty of privacy and shower is large for a small trailer. We are new to RVs and also like that at this size it’s easy to tow (we have an Audi Q8) and easily fits in any site we found.

No issues so far other than it was delivered with incorrect sink covers so the dealer had to have the correct ones shipped to us. Not a big deal as there was still plenty of prep space without.

The new fridge performed great - only disappointment was that the fridge in the 2020 model was a lot “sleeker” looking and was more modern. The new one is a bit boxier.

Instant hot water heater was great. With a city water hookup and open grey tank to sewer, you could seriously have a never ending hot shower.

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Old 08-30-2020, 08:45 PM   #5
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Have same one on order anticipating delivery in November. 23ft. Barcelona blue, twin bed version. Our second airstream first one was a 25ft. International. Loved every minute of ownership. Good luck with yours. When are you getting yours.


May I ask why you downsized from 25 to 23?
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Old 08-31-2020, 05:03 AM   #6
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Thanks! Keep the 23 QT feedback coming

Great post from new 23 QT owner. I was told that once you go above the 23' you need a much heavier duty vehicle to tow. I have a Ram 1500 truck which I was told is great for the 23' but would not be sufficient for a 25' or bigger. I was a bit surprised. Apparently it has more to do with tongue weight (and not total weight). Tongue weight on 23' is about 600lbs but goes up to about 800lbs on 25' or bigger.

Thanks and keep the posts coming.
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Old 08-31-2020, 05:38 AM   #7
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March...wow seems like a long way off but you will have it just in time to enjoy for next season. Heard that the mfg. plant in Ohio closed down as a result of COVID19. Obviously pushing back production.
We ordered the microwave/ convection oven in lieu of the gas oven. I agree that the twin beds makes the interior space seem much larger. Excellent option on airstream part, especially in a smaller 23' platform.
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Old 08-31-2020, 05:47 AM   #8
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Down sized since I had sold the 25' trailer and after that also sold my Ford F-350 turbo diesel tow vehicle.
Current tow vehicle is a Range Rover HSE and will not safely accommodate a larger trailer than the 23'.
Also the 23' is an excellent entry level unit for any new RV'r therefore making in a bit easier to sell when we decide to upgrade to a larger platform and tow vehicle.
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Old 08-31-2020, 05:55 AM   #9
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Congrat's on your new GT. Enjoy every minute.
Any issues towing with your Audi? I will be towing with our Range Rover HSE and had a few concerns about it, but after some research have found that the tongue weight and trailer weight should not be an issue at all. Need to utilize the stabilizer bars to help with weight distribution from what I am told. Also having a 7 point wireless brake controller unit installed.
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Old 08-31-2020, 11:23 AM   #10
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Enjoy ... wife especially like the convection microwave in lieu of the gas oven.
PS ... you are correct on the additional tongue weight of the 25 instead of the 23; however, we have never experienced any problem towing with with either a Ford 1/2 T or a Chev 1/2 T ... we tried two diesels and are back to gas 1/2 and loving it!
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Old 09-28-2020, 06:44 PM   #11
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We just picked up our 2021 GT 23 FBT a few weeks ago and have spent 5 nights in it so far. We got the light wood and London grey interior. Love it! No regrets on going with the twin beds. A lot more open and the exterior trunks house all the equipment you need an space for future growth. Perfect size for 2 people plus an occasional third guest. Love the full connected bath in the rear - offers plenty of privacy and shower is large for a small trailer. We are new to RVs and also like that at this size it’s easy to tow (we have an Audi Q8) and easily fits in any site we found.

No issues so far other than it was delivered with incorrect sink covers so the dealer had to have the correct ones shipped to us. Not a big deal as there was still plenty of prep space without.

The new fridge performed great - only disappointment was that the fridge in the 2020 model was a lot “sleeker” looking and was more modern. The new one is a bit boxier.

Instant hot water heater was great. With a city water hookup and open grey tank to sewer, you could seriously have a never ending hot shower.

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Looking at purchasing the 23T do you mind posting a picture of the fridge (exterior and interior)? thanks in advance
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