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Hi everyone! My wife and I purchased our Sundance fifth wheel 8yrs ago and planned on living in it for a brief period after moving to Texas. Long story short, we fell in love with the lifestyle and never moved out.... We are now extremely comfortable w the lifestyle. My wife is a campworker and I drive a truck. We are now ready sell this RV and get another one built to better suit us for all the things we now know we cant live without. We are wanting to purchase a new Montana 41' RV with bonus room. The bonus room is to be converted into a walk in closet / makeup room for my wife. We know we won't be needing any of the furniture that comes with the RV. We like our custom ordered theatre chairs in the living room and 65"TV. Has anyone experienced ordering a new RV without any of the included furniture & TV's and would I save money by doing so? 

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Why don't you just order from New Horizons in KS. They are custom builders and will do whatever you want.

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45 minutes ago, BuckeyeNTexas said:

 Has anyone experienced ordering a new RV without any of the included furniture & TV's and would I save money by doing so? 

A few years ago when I ordered/bought a Heartland Cyclone, I queried the salesman about skipping the OEM living room furniture.  He said he spoke to Heartland and they would deduct only a SMALL amount of money for not including the living room furniture.  Thankfully I owned that POS for only a year.

A true custom job is going to cost you a LOT of money.  Maybe it would be worth it, maybe not.  Only you can decide.

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We ordered our HitchHiker in 2007 without much of the furniture, the only good piece was the table.  We bought all our furniture from various stores to suit our needs.  OEM RV furniture isn't quality in my mind.      Greg 

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One thing to consider is what is built in under that furniture. In one of our rigs the furnace was built in under a dinette bench. In another the fresh water tank was under the sofabed. Without that furniture where would those items have been placed?

Linda

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The answer is    maybe  call and ask the manufacturer, Wd did not want  the so called leather  sofas  and recliners and the factory changed them out for the material  ones. We did not want the OEM mattress  but they would only credit 50.00 for it not that it was worth that much .We kept it and donated it to a Church group at home. In general the manufacturer will not deviate from the established floor plan except for those that custom build,I would call keystone customer service and ask the question.

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We bought a Class A that had a king-sized bed with little room to walk around it. We talked the dealer into cutting down the platform and replacing the mattress to convert it into a queen-size for better access. 

It's usually fairly easy to get them to leave out a couch but you must be sure your replacement will fit if it is on a slide.

Linda

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My wife and I just took delivery of our new Luxe fifth wheel. Luxe produces 4 to six units a month. Each one is custom and you can include or eliminate items like you are looking at. Our choice of this product was because they are willing to customize the unit and work with the owners.

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On 7/5/2019 at 10:34 AM, Billy W said:

My wife and I just took delivery of our new Luxe fifth wheel. Luxe produces 4 to six units a month. Each one is custom and you can include or eliminate items like you are looking at. Our choice of this product was because they are willing to customize the unit and work with the owners.

Can you elaborate on what level of customization?  Like can you supply your own floor plan or does it have to be theirs?  Add mini splits AC and remove the roof top units?  Do they have a fiberglass roof option or a "Hard" roof- no membrane type material?  Can heated floors be added?  

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Sorry for the delay on this. The RV Factory will basically do whatever it takes to meet your needs. We began planning our purchase two years ago. We have been Rving for several years and have had TT and 5th wheels. We flew the Elkhart  na d visited the five plants that we had narrowed our possible purchase down to. I am glad we did because some products were not as well built as we thought they were. When we left Elkhart we knew it would come down to two products. Both are well built but the Luxe product by the RV Factory was our choice. They do have standard floor plans but they can be altered and the colors, fabrics and other items can be at your discretion. My wife wanted a special tile for the back splash in the kitchen and bath. They did not stock this product but allowed us to have it shipped to them and they installed it. Nothing is standard including the exterior paint. As to the AC and heated floors question you have, I can't answer that but, I am sure they would entertain your request. We are very pleased with the product and the service they provide.

 

 

 

 

 

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39FB the weight is approx 19250 and GVW is 21000. I have not put it on the scale yet but plan to as soon as we head out tomorrow. I have a 2018 dodge ram 3500 DRW with a 410 gear and auto leveling. It pulls it with no problem. CCC ?

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ok wasn't sure of the ccc but yes that sounds correct. you can increase the capacity with their triple axle frame but I didnt want to do that. 

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