Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 06-03-2015, 08:50 PM   #1
Weekend Camper
 
Join Date: Jun 2015
Location: Youngstown, OH
Posts: 43
New member from Ohio

Hi everyone, just became a new member because I'm looking for a 5th wheel to use when I retire soon. Won't be a full timer but looking to do weeks and then months at a time. Looking forward to getting away from the Northeast Ohio winters. RVed back in the early 80s when the kids were young. Started out with a pop-up and then a 30" travel trailer. Sold the travel trailer when they got older and lost interest. Now it's just the wife and me and we want to get back into it.

I'm going to look at a 2011 Crossroads Cruiser M-31RE 5th wheel tomorrow.

Anyone here have that model? If so could you let me know how you like it and if you have ever had any problems with it? Just to give me an idea on what to check for when I go to see it.

This unit has the "Must have option package" and the "Patriot Edition Package"

Thanks!
55wed55 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-03-2015, 09:11 PM   #2
Full Time Camper
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 2,315
55
Can't help you with that model, but I will say welcome back to camping and also welcome to the forum...
__________________
Rosie & Tommy
Coatesville Pa.
2017 Ford F350 Lariat Power Stoke DW
2013 Cruiser Patriot 305 SKP

In God We Trust
A proud member of the one percent...Semper Fi
sleepyT is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-04-2015, 09:29 AM   #3
Seasonal Camper
 
campingcpl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Location: Indiana
Posts: 256
First off let me welcome you to the forum. Second, we have the 2014 Cruiser 333RL and we absolutely love ours and the floor plan works great for us. Like you, when we started looking for a new 5th wheel we was thinking about something that we would be able to retire into. We have 3 kids with the youngest graduating college this next year. There has been times were a couple of the kids have gone with us so we still needed something that would be comfortable for all of us too. We wanted something that had plenty of storage, a nice open feel and a few extra bells and whistles and this unit fit all of our needs. My parents full time and have been living in a very similar 2014 floor plan to ours but from a different manufacture and they said that the layout has worked really well for them as well. As for problems, the only major problem we have had was an electrical problem with a couple of the outdoor outlets. As for that most of the other issues have been minor and I was easily able to fix them myself. No matter what floor plan or manufacture you get you are going to find an issue or two but nothing beats living the RV lifestyle. We love the long trips and always seem to feel a little disappointed in the short ones just because we have to come back to work. Good luck in your choice and take your time deciding in what you want, it will be worth it.
__________________

Phil & Janine
2004 Chevy Silverado 2500HD Duramax
2014 Cruiser 333RL
campingcpl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-04-2015, 10:11 AM   #4
Weekend Camper
 
ttroup's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2015
Location: Indiana
Posts: 71
Quote:
Originally Posted by 55wed55 View Post
Hi everyone, just became a new member because I'm looking for a 5th wheel to use when I retire soon. Won't be a full timer but looking to do weeks and then months at a time. Looking forward to getting away from the Northeast Ohio winters. RVed back in the early 80s when the kids were young. Started out with a pop-up and then a 30" travel trailer. Sold the travel trailer when they got older and lost interest. Now it's just the wife and me and we want to get back into it.

I'm going to look at a 2011 Crossroads Cruiser M-31RE 5th wheel tomorrow.

Anyone here have that model? If so could you let me know how you like it and if you have ever had any problems with it? Just to give me an idea on what to check for when I go to see it.

This unit has the "Must have option package" and the "Patriot Edition Package"

Thanks!
Welcome to the forum! This is a wonderful place to connect with other CrossRoads owners! We would love for you to share your experiences and adventures with us!

I hope you thoroughly enjoy getting to see the Cruiser and we hope you love it as much as we love this product!

If you ever need anything, please do not hesitate to contact Christian or I and would be glad to help you out in the best was possible!

Taylor
Journey On!!
ttroup is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-04-2015, 04:45 PM   #5
Site Team
 
DavisK's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: VA
Posts: 1,111
Welcome to the forum.
__________________

2013 Silverado 2500HD LTZ CC 6.6L Duramax Diesel
2014 Sunset Trail SF270BH
Holly & Buster, mini Dachshunds
2016: 1 trip, 3 nights in 1 state, 316 miles
2015: 5 trips, 18 nights in 3 states, 2707 miles
2014: 5 trips, 14 nights in 3 states, 2426 miles
DavisK is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-05-2015, 10:30 AM   #6
Family Vacation Member
 
Join Date: May 2015
Location: Indiana
Posts: 157
Welcome to the Forum! Hope to have you as part of the CrossRoads family soon!
ChristianM is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-05-2015, 10:53 AM   #7
Full Time Camper
 
ewbldavis's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Canton, OH
Posts: 931
Welcome fellow Buckeye!

Not much info on the 5th wheel - but search a bit and go look at it. If it is what you really want, you'll know!
__________________
Eddy & Brenda
Canton, OH
2015 Silverado HD 6.0L
2014 Zinger 32QB
ewbldavis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-05-2015, 11:12 PM   #8
Seasonal Camper
 
ZT211RD's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2013
Location: Ohio
Posts: 255
Welcome
__________________
Gary & Angela - Kilo & Sierra (K9s) Southwest Ohio
2000 GMC Sierra - 2014 Z1 ZT211RD
2015 - 28 Nights - 2248.4 miles.

2014 - 47 Nights - 1445.8 miles.
2013 - 44 Nights -
2154.8 miles.

ZT211RD is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-06-2015, 08:55 AM   #9
Site Team
 
mark5w's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: PA
Posts: 4,508
Welcome to Crossroads ownership and to the forum. You'll find out that most of your questions and concerns will get answers here. Many knowledgeable members in this group. Good luck with your new Rv.
__________________
Mark & Susan
Lehighton, Pennsylvania

'13 Cruiser Patriot 335SS - '13 Ford F150 SCREW - PullRite Superslide - Roadmaster Active Suspension
Member - "Northeast Crossroad Rally" & "Mason-Dixon Bunch"
mark5w is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-13-2015, 01:47 PM   #10
Weekend Camper
 
Join Date: Jun 2015
Location: Youngstown, OH
Posts: 43
Well I have been trying to decide on this 5th wheel that I looked at over a week ago. The seller also wants to sell his truck and I made him my final offer on the package. We have been going back and forth since I first saw it. 5th wheel is very clean and well taken care of. The truck is a 2007 Dodge Ram 3500 dually with the 5.9 Cummins and 75500 miles. We even brought the truck home to make sure I could get it in the garage. Just waiting to hear back from him. Wish me luck!
55wed55 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3
Disclaimer:

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by Crossroads RV or any of its affiliates. This is an independent, unofficial site.


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:51 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.