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Old 01-09-2017, 03:30 AM   #61
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We absolutely love our Promaster XL Flex that we took delivery of last October. Over 7000 miles so far, boondocking essentially every night. No issues whatsoever. Beautiful quality finish out. Really like the Truma AquaGo Comfort Plus tankless/instant hot water heater (hot water in seconds), the toasty Webasto furnace, the spacious wet bath, the two refrigerators, 2000 watt inverter (runs microwave, Vitamix, toaster and hair dryer), side and rear screens, awning windows with built in blackout and mosquito screens, 4 solar panels, and especially the below the bed garage with room for 4 bikes inside. Top notch company.
And all of that for a reasonable price compared to other manufacturers. The lead time was too long for us and the US purchase is more complicated than other dealer based vans. More like a custom shop where US buyers need to provide the van. However depending on your point of view that could be a plus. For us the issue was the long lead time.
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What did you end up getting?

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And all of that for a reasonable price compared to other manufacturers. The lead time was too long for us and the US purchase is more complicated than other dealer based vans. More like a custom shop where US buyers need to provide the van. However depending on your point of view that could be a plus. For us the issue was the long lead time.
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What did you end up getting?
This is our first RV, so we seriously looked at several options including:
- Safari condo
- Van specialties
- Morehead Designs
- Townsend Travel Trailers - They do custom sprinters
- Sportsmobile
- PleasureWay
- Winnebago
- Roadtrek
- Hymer

We got quotes and timelines from all the custom outfits and Safari Condo, but the timelines were too long for our requirements (12-14 Months), and the custom shops the warranty work typically required bringing it back to them and only lasted a year. We haven't ordered yet (ordering the end of January) but decided on a RoadTrek SS Agile with:

- AGM batteries
- No volt start
- Alde diesel heat
- Induction cook top
- Underhood generator (e.g. large 3nd alternator)

We have some remaining details to work out before placing the order but we are super excited to hopefully have our van around April/May. Good luck with your search.
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Very exciting. It sounds like your decision has been well thought out. We researched vans for about 18 months before finally making it to Quebec to see the XL Flex. The indoor bicycle storage was what initially attracted us, but it also satisfied everything else we wanted in our van. Happy travels.

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This is our first RV, so we seriously looked at several options including:
- Safari condo
- Van specialties
- Morehead Designs
- Townsend Travel Trailers - They do custom sprinters
- Sportsmobile
- PleasureWay
- Winnebago
- Roadtrek
- Hymer

We got quotes and timelines from all the custom outfits and Safari Condo, but the timelines were too long for our requirements (12-14 Months), and the custom shops the warranty work typically required bringing it back to them and only lasted a year. We haven't ordered yet (ordering the end of January) but decided on a RoadTrek SS Agile with:

- AGM batteries
- No volt start
- Alde diesel heat
- Induction cook top
- Underhood generator (e.g. large 3nd alternator)

We have some remaining details to work out before placing the order but we are super excited to hopefully have our van around April/May. Good luck with your search.
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Old 05-16-2017, 04:32 PM   #65
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I guess I'll keep this thread alive... I recently ordered a Safari Condo Flex for the PM. Thanks everyone for the detailed reviews and pics and that was crucial in deciding to go with them.

Delivery not until mid August, so about 15 month delay including 3 months for the conversion; living in the USA we must deliver the PM to them before mid May.
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I guess I'll keep this thread alive... I recently ordered a Safari Condo Flex for the PM. Thanks everyone for the detailed reviews and pics and that was crucial in deciding to go with them.

Delivery not until mid August, so about 15 month delay including 3 months for the conversion; living in the USA we must deliver the PM to them before mid May.
Congrats! Make sure to post when you get it.
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