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I think the A F is one of the best TT out there. Well made but pricey and heavy. The one I just looked at the storage compartment went all the way across. The reason I did not buy one 10 yrs ago there was no storage compartment in front. My friend bought a AF two yrs ago and he has put over 12K miles on it without any problems whatsoever. He said he has 13 5th w and TT and this AF is by far the best RV that he has owned


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As for heavy, we have a F-350 so I doubt we will even notice 6500 pounds behind the truck, or 10000# for that matter. I think we'll put a topper on the truck and that will recover a lot of lost storage space, we haven't been storing that much in the fiver basement anyway. Sewer stuff in a tub, barbecue grill and some folding chairs mainly. All of that will go in the back of the truck with lots of space left over.


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Let's see. What was the original topic?

We have an Arctic Fox 25Y.....really like it. Here is some feedback to the original poster:
If you are going off grid like you said, the 25Y has a lot of ground clearance. It is also pre-wired for solar if that interests you. The size and floor plan is really good for two people. It is a solid, well built trailer.


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The new 2004 Arctic Fox 22H I bought in 2006 (a small dealer lot queen in Illinois) set my personal standard as to how an RV should be made. Dragged that thing from Wisconsin to Alaska. Then to Maine, Florida and many other places. The only warranty work done was a leaky black tank valve. After that just normal maintenance. The only thing I wish it had was the thermal pain window option.

I toured the Northwood plant in 2011 and liked how they did things. If you inspect it and it looks good. I would say go for it if you like the layout & price is right.

Now my 2002 F250 6.0 PSD sounded like a Patton tank. I thought it was great! Everyone knew you were coming. The little kiddies cleared the road way before you got there in a campground. Even out grunted a bull in the middle of the road once.


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downtheroad wrote:

Let's see. What was the original topic?

We have an Arctic Fox 25Y.....really like it. Here is some feedback to the original poster:
If you are going off grid like you said, the 25Y has a lot of ground clearance. It is also pre-wired for solar if that interests you. The size and floor plan is really good for two people. It is a solid, well built trailer.


I was wondering about the solar, what does pre-wired mean, does it already have a solar converter or does this mean it just has wiring to the roof?

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2oldman wrote:

Wow.. 10 pages of AF in search.


Well, except that the OP is asking about a 2016 model... so many of those posts will be about older units. Others will be utterly irrelevant to his question.

Searching the archives is a good first move if you're looking for info on, say, how to fix an older fridge, or how to wire a trailer plug.


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agesilaus wrote:

downtheroad wrote:

Let's see. What was the original topic?

We have an Arctic Fox 25Y.....really like it. Here is some feedback to the original poster:
If you are going off grid like you said, the 25Y has a lot of ground clearance. It is also pre-wired for solar if that interests you. The size and floor plan is really good for two people. It is a solid, well built trailer.


I was wondering about the solar, what does pre-wired mean, does it already have a solar converter or does this mean it just has wiring to the roof?


I think it just means wire, nothing else.

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agesilaus wrote:

As for heavy, we have a F-350 so I doubt we will even notice 6500 pounds behind the truck, or 10000# for that matter. I think we'll put a topper on the truck and that will recover a lot of lost storage space, we haven't been storing that much in the fiver basement anyway. Sewer stuff in a tub, barbecue grill and some folding chairs mainly. All of that will go in the back of the truck with lots of space left over.


Seen those roll out shelves? My buddy has one and it extends the entire length of the bed so stuff up front comes all the way out; no crawling over stuff.


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Age post what ever you want, that's what this is for! Or maybe just close the forum and have nothing but searchable archive posts. [emoticon]


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drsteve wrote:

agesilaus wrote:

downtheroad wrote:

Let's see. What was the original topic?

We have an Arctic Fox 25Y.....really like it. Here is some feedback to the original poster:
If you are going off grid like you said, the 25Y has a lot of ground clearance. It is also pre-wired for solar if that interests you. The size and floor plan is really good for two people. It is a solid, well built trailer.


I was wondering about the solar, what does pre-wired mean, does it already have a solar converter or does this mean it just has wiring to the roof?


I think it just means wire, nothing else.


Well that will still be a big help.

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