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Old 08-20-2019, 09:20 PM   #21
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No kidding. I saw an Oliver in person at their showroom in Tennessee a few years ago. Even the countertops were molded fiberglass. It reminded me of an operating room, with more mirrors.
Some folks like that, but I too was want me warm colours. In 2008 I asked them if they would do another colour gelcoat, but the wouldn't. That, combined with an extremely high cost turned me away.

A few folks here promote them, so I image will ultimately buy one, and that is just fine.
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Old 08-20-2019, 09:33 PM   #22
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Speaking of gelcoat color- are the current trailers whiter than before? Saw an almost brand-new 5.0 today next to a 2015 and the difference was striking.
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Old 08-20-2019, 09:45 PM   #23
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Speaking of gelcoat color- are the current trailers whiter than before? Saw an almost brand-new 5.0 today next to a 2015 and the difference was striking.
Yes, the color changed from a “creamy” white to a more pure white with the new generation / molds a few years ago. (Mid 2016 if memory serves. Someone correct me if I’m wrong please.)
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Old 08-20-2019, 10:32 PM   #24
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I'm curious at what point does a 3-season trailer become a 4-season trailer? What is the criteria for a true 4-season trailer? Who certifies that a trailer is 4-season?
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Old 08-20-2019, 11:10 PM   #25
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I'm curious at what point does a 3-season trailer become a 4-season trailer?

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Old 08-27-2019, 10:27 AM   #26
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Old 08-27-2019, 11:00 AM   #27
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I'm curious at what point does a 3-season trailer become a 4-season trailer? What is the criteria for a true 4-season trailer? Who certifies that a trailer is 4-season?
Geographic location is a big factor. Four season capability in Arizona or Texas is hugely different from four season capability in Alberta or Alaska!
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Old 08-27-2019, 11:04 AM   #28
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Geographic location is a big factor. Four season capability in Arizona or Texas is hugely different from four season capability in Alberta or Alaska!
Exactly! Not having an air conditioner here would make the trailer have only a 3 season capability - forget camping in the summer in over 100 deg temps!
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Old 08-27-2019, 04:50 PM   #29
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Exactly - I totally agree with your assertion. I know they are very well built, but the interior is just like a hospital. You nailed it!
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