So 3 weeks before I was due to pick up my ordered X213, DW and I were debating a GREAT
length whether or not we were doing the right thing. Like many, we went from a Pop-up (1207) to a Hybrid (X17z). Lamenting the limited CCC in the X17z we intended to move to the X213 to get solid sides and acceptable CCC.
But, something changed along the way. We kept thinking about how others with motorhomes camped. How easy it was to just drive in, push a couple buttons, and pretty much be done save your hookups. We kept thinking about how much less stressful it would be to drive a motorhome instead of dealing w/ hitching, weight distribution, sway, backing in, etc.
We both work, so when we go camping/vacationing we want it to be easy and stress free.
We decided to just bite the bullet and get it over with before we signed onto another trailer and continue the trend of endless upgrades. We probably should have done this right after the Pop-up, but we weren't sure we wanted to be all-in on this at that time.
I suppose we're all-in now !!!
Our rig was ordered w/ the Bigfoot levelers to help make it as easy as we could. Family is myself, DW, DD (8 years), and DD (6 years). Looking forward to a good decade of family fun with this thing, if not more. My dealer was pretty adamant that these things will last 15 years easy if you take care of it. I guess we'll see !!
We were going to go for a leftover Greyhawk 29MV that was on the lot for only 10k more than the ordered RedHawk, but I couldn't get past the relatively sparse 1600 pounds of CCC that the 29MV had. The 2014 RedHawk 26XS he had on the lot (sold, but it was till there) had over 3100 pounds available, so I expect to be around 2500-2600 pounds after my levelers are installed.
Hoping it gets here before Memorial Day - he told me 6-8 weeks. We'll see !