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4.5
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4.8
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4.8
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3.5

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Ron Froseth

New Mexico

Reviewed on 2022-05-26

RV reviewed2017 Forest River Rockwood Signature Ultra Lite 8299BS

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4.6
We bought this RV new and it was our first 5th Wheel. We especially liked the large closet, round shower, large refrigerator/freezer, and great storage. One thing we noticed with Rockwood was a lot of things that are extra in other RVs was standard in ours. For example, ceiling fan in living room area, two fantastic fans in bathroom and kitchen area, solar equipped, electric/propane water heater, lazy boy recliners, and a rear carrier are just some of the extras. I really liked the Reese revolution hitch that rotated at the trailer instead of the fifth wheel. I have a short bed truck and can make 90 degree turns without ever worrying about hitting my truck with the trailer. I upgraded the tires because the factory tires are not rated for speeds over 60 mph. It is a great trailer but our health has reached the point that we can't travel in an RV any longer. But I would highly recommend this fifth wheel. I have talked to very few RVers who have found a great dealer to maintain their rig although I kept looking. A lot of things can be fixed yourself if you have any mechanical knowledge. Good luck on your RV adventure and we wish all of you the wonderful time we have had with ours.
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Marlene Callen

California

Reviewed on 2021-12-27

RV reviewed2019 Forest River Rockwood Signature Ultra Lite 8299BS

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3.4
We traded in our forest river travel trailer that never had a problem and purchased a Rockwood fifth wheel. BIG mistake. We love the floor plan, towing and living. Quality is a problem. It wasn’t even off the lot the first time when Santa Rosa RV let us know the microwave didn’t work. They ordered a new one back in it went for replacement. The first time we were going to take it out the slide outs wouldn’t come in as the whole electrical panel ceased to function. We had to pay $250 for mobile Rv to come out and assist getting three slide outs in. Back in it went for repairs it was two months old. At 11 months the refrigeration quit working. That was in April it is now December and we still have no refrigeration. It has been in the repair shop numerous times they can’t figure it out. We were promised they would order a new refrigerator and now they are telling us the warranty company is saying no yet another cooling unit to be replaced. I cannot stress enough how I would avoid Rockwood or Santa Rosa RV for repairs.
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4.0
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renee boutwell

New Hampshire

Reviewed on 2021-06-03

RV reviewed2017 Forest River Rockwood Signature Ultra Lite 8299BS

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5.0
I loved this fifth wheel and would definitely recommend it to anyone who is looking to purchase one. we used it to get away and wanted a lot of room and storage inside which this gave us. was also thinking of permanently retiring in it but things changed. very sad to have to sell.
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