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Old 01-03-2019, 06:19 PM   #11
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I own an Alpine 5er. I consider it between the Montana and the High Country. Have fun looking.
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Old 01-13-2019, 08:29 AM   #12
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My vote is the Grand Design but you can see from my signature I may be a little bias. In my opinion they offer the best bang for the buck, have great customer support and have incredible resale value. My wife and I love the floor plan. You won’t be disappointed.
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Old 01-13-2019, 08:37 AM   #13
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The Grand Design is a mid profile standard frame, the high country is a full profile drop frame. The high country will have more ceiling height, more storage, ceiling fan, two 15k ACs, whisper air and heat pump. They both use the dyna span 1 piece floor which is much better than 8 sheets of plywood. The high country has double welds on all joints, the Reflection does not. I love both units, but if it was my money, I’d go HC. The others, shouldn’t even be in the same conversation in my opinion.
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Old 01-13-2019, 08:42 AM   #14
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We have made a decision but I want to walk through how we got there
The Chapparal was not the quality we wanted
The High Country was a good contender
We looked at the Grand Design Reflection 337rls and found the Solitude S Class at the cleveland rv show. We knew we did not want to pay solitude price, but the S class was between the reflection and solitude. We ended up selecting the 3350rl Solitude S class.
I know this is a keystone forum but wanted to relate our experience
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Old 01-13-2019, 08:47 AM   #15
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Nice choice and a quality unit, We are a Grand Designs dealer. Your more than welcome to stay here and participate, and Grand Designs has their own forum too.
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Old 01-13-2019, 08:50 AM   #16
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The S class is a great choice, I’ve been very impressed with them since they arrived on our lot as well. Very comparable to the HC. Enjoy it.
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Old 01-13-2019, 08:50 AM   #17
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I'm sure others will argue, but I've owned a Cougar, Laredo and now a Montana. I would never pay the price premium for the Montana again. The Cougar was just as nice at half the price. They are all made in the same Keystone factory by the same unskilled workers. For the price difference, you can make a lot of upgrades and modifications.

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Old 01-13-2019, 08:51 AM   #18
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The Grand Design is a mid profile standard frame, the high country is a full profile drop frame. The high country will have more ceiling height, more storage, ceiling fan, two 15k ACs, whisper air and heat pump. They both use the dyna span 1 piece floor which is much better than 8 sheets of plywood. The high country has double welds on all joints, the Reflection does not. I love both units, but if it was my money, I’d go HC. The others, shouldn’t even be in the same conversation in my opinion.
We love our 2017 HC 370 BR. We found a very few cosmetic problems CW took care of under warranty. Added a few items, best of all for my wife is the separate washer/dryer units ~~ never again a combo. Found the HC to be better built than the rest we looked at and a higher CC as well. After over 14,000 miles pulling still no problems.
The one in the photo did not make it home from the dealer ~~
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Old 01-13-2019, 09:10 AM   #19
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I'm sure others will argue, but I've owned a Cougar, Laredo and now a Montana. I would never pay the price premium for the Montana again. The Cougar was just as nice at half the price. They are all made in the same Keystone factory by the same unskilled workers. For the price difference, you can make a lot of upgrades and modifications.

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There are several major differences between Cougar/Laredo and Montana. Yes they are made by the same company in similar facilities with similar processes, the differences cannot be upgraded, modified, or duplicated after the fact. The differences are important to some, not important to others, you fall into the others category. Additionally, Montana has the longest average tenure of employees on the Keystone lines. They have to work their way up to that facility.
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Old 01-13-2019, 09:20 AM   #20
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Hello! - We have decided to move up to a 5th wheel and went straight to a F350 crew cab, long bed, diesel, 2019 as our tow vehicle. This arrives in 4 to 6 weeks.

Next week is our camper show here in Cleveland and we will be looking at the following models.

Grand Design Reflection 337RLS
Keystone Montana High Country 330RL
Coachman Chaparral 336TSIK
Forest River Cardinal Luxury 3350RLX
Jayco Pinnacle 32RLTS

All of the floor plans are similar, so now it is a aesthetics and manufacturer decision.

Looking for any feedback on these 5th wheels regarding quality, warranty, issues, etc.

Thanks - Don

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Currently have a Flagstaff HW27SC pop-up
We have a 373FB Grand Design, Wich is our forever 5th Wheel.
We will be using it for out full time right and so far the company has back every item we have had issues with during the warranty time.
My suggestion is take a good look at Grand Design.
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