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Old 08-31-2014, 09:07 PM   #31
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If you are considering long distances with the 23b your thinking about i would suggest a decent size v-8 and tow vehicle for pulling that 23b just my two
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Old 09-02-2014, 09:24 PM   #32
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We have a 23b and removed the table all together. Just cut up a couple 14" wide x 1" thick x 51" length wood slats to fill in the table area when we need to make a 3rd bed. Slats tuck behind the couch so nothing in the way when you don't need them. The we bring 2 small plastic fold up tables (best purchase yet) that we use for eating or whatever. They fold up and fit in the small space between the couch and fridge when not in use. Keeps the camper much more open.
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Old 09-29-2014, 05:54 AM   #33
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We upgraded from a pop up to an X23b this year and LOVE it! Back bunk is our young daughter's 'girls club' and we use the front bed. Had no problem with the dinette getting in the way during our two week long camp extravaganza. The dinette is such great seating for a family to dine indoors or play some games. At bedtime we'd just slide the table all the way over towards the door and there was plenty of room to get to the bed. Plus, the step up the dinette seating provides is quite nice. Our pop up had both a booth and U-shaped dinette in it. We just used the U-shaped dinette as our 'living room' seating. We tow our x23b with a 2005 GMC Envoy Denali.
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Old 10-08-2014, 10:12 PM   #34
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Raising4, My DW and I strongly agree with your perception. We too owned a popup with the same dinette setup. Once we started looking at a full trailer we found the 2011 X23j, at a RV show. Weren't ready to buy at the time but by the 2012 RV show, the interior had changed. In the 2011 the dinette is on the side opposite the couch, where the kitchen is on the 23b. (if you google images of x23j you will see what we mean) We are much happier with this setup as it doesn't interfere with the bunk end. We consider ourselves very very lucky to have found this used model in 2013. Ironically enough, we are the third owner of this very well maintained unit.
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Old 10-14-2014, 06:58 PM   #35
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Am in the process of signing papers on a 2015 x23b. Is 17k out the door a good price for a new model? Will be pulling with a 11 grand Cherokee with hemi and equalizer hitch. First TT for me been tents or pop ups my whole life. Haven't ordered the TT yet anything that is a must have with a 23b? Is the under belly a must? Also any crutial areas I want to double check on walk through?
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Old 10-14-2014, 09:04 PM   #36
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Am in the process of signing papers on a 2015 x23b. Is 17k out the door a good price for a new model? Will be pulling with a 11 grand Cherokee with hemi and equalizer hitch. First TT for me been tents or pop ups my whole life. Haven't ordered the TT yet anything that is a must have with a 23b? Is the under belly a must? Also any crutial areas I want to double check on walk through?
I would say so. I payed 14k for my 2011 last year
It came with the power awing tv and power jack with mag wheels.
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Old 10-14-2014, 10:56 PM   #37
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it has the power package too I'm itching to get it and mod it and get to use it
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Old 10-15-2014, 05:57 AM   #38
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The only area I didnt inspect on my 23B was the roof. Found out about 4 months later there was an existing hole in the roofing material. Easy repair but should have insisted that I see the roof.
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Old 10-16-2014, 07:21 PM   #39
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I have an X23F which has a slide and 3 fold out beds, convertible couch and convertible dinette. our family of five sleeps very comfortable without the need for the 2 spare beds..
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Old 02-21-2015, 01:09 PM   #40
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I bought a 2014 X23B this year and love it. That said, I slept in the front bunk once and I won't do it again. After a night of stepping over someone sleeping on the dinette so that I could get to the bathroom, I made a new rule. The rear bunk is mine and nobody else can sleep there! The rear bunk is perfect. It gives just enough of an escape for the woman and I to get away from the chaos of the kids up front. And, as a person who gets frequent migraines I need that little bit of privacy when I need to lie down. Other than that I'm pretty happy with the X23B. I love the space that the dinette offers and the couch is very comfortable. The kids actually fight over who gets to sleep on it! Another thing I like is that you can see the TV from anywhere up front. The trailer has a very smartly designed floor plan that doesn't waste any space. And, it has a lot of storage for a hybrid. As for the tow vehicle, I have an F150 Ecoboost so I can't say how it would tow with a smaller vehicle. I will say that I am new to towing a trailer, and I definitely know that it's back there! Good luck!
Hi we have the F150 too We will be picking up our x23b in May. Spoke to a hitch place and he advised we don't need anti sway or load equalizer. Do you agree?
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