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Old 02-04-2017, 11:10 PM   #1
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Coleman 300tq

I am interested in any feedback on the Coleman 300tq Toy Hauler. I have owned several bumper pull Toy Haulers and to be honest it's the price that draws me to the 300tq. I am done paying 40k+ for a Toy Hauler of this size.
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I have the Coleman CTS 16 FB a lot smaller than what you are looking at, but there are only two of us and three chihuahuas. ours is built pretty well, wooden trusses and studs, aluminum siding and it pleases us, I did a few mods to "make it my own"
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I bought a Coleman 300TQ back in October. It's a very nice trailer with a lot of bang for your buck. I was in the same boat as you. I'm not going to pay $40k+ for a trailer that I will pull around and camp with during the warm months.


So I did some shopping and I am very pleased with my purchase. I ended up haggling mine down to right at $18k because of the time of year I bought it and having ties with the GM of one of the Camping Worlds here in Colorado.


If you can handle a trailer with out some of the fancy/convenient stuff like the others have then this is a great trailer.
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I did buy a 2017 300tq Toy Hauler. I have to admit it was the price that got me there msrp 33.4k on sale for 23.4k. I compared the features to my last Toy Hauler a 30WR Work and Play which when I bought it new in 2011 was priced well but I had to drive over 1000 miles to get that price. That same trailer today in a 30WRS here on the west coast msrp is over 50k. Almost half the price. The W&P has FRP siding and where the Coleman has aluminum. The Coleman has a heated sealed underbelly the W&P did not. Coleman wired for 3 tv's the W&P wasn't. The Coleman has a electric bed in the Garage the W&P did not (but I think it was a option). Niether one has a generator but I carry my own.

I have only had the Coleman 300tq for two weeks and have not even used it yet but I think it will be a good fit.

I think they are selling well one dealer I was looking at had two now they don't have any!

Since I got the 300tq I added a electric tongue jack, Door grab handles, step carpeting, sewer and ladder storage.

Thanks for your comments.
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Old 03-03-2017, 05:33 PM   #6
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I did buy a 2017 300tq Toy Hauler. I have to admit it was the price that got me there msrp 33.4k on sale for 23.4k. I compared the features to my last Toy Hauler a 30WR Work and Play which when I bought it new in 2011 was priced well but I had to drive over 1000 miles to get that price. That same trailer today in a 30WRS here on the west coast msrp is over 50k. Almost half the price. The W&P has FRP siding and where the Coleman has aluminum. The Coleman has a heated sealed underbelly the W&P did not. Coleman wired for 3 tv's the W&P wasn't. The Coleman has a electric bed in the Garage the W&P did not (but I think it was a option). Niether one has a generator but I carry my own.

I have only had the Coleman 300tq for two weeks and have not even used it yet but I think it will be a good fit.

I think they are selling well one dealer I was looking at had two now they don't have any!

Since I got the 300tq I added a electric tongue jack, Door grab handles, step carpeting, sewer and ladder storage.

Thanks for your comments.
I also added the electric tongue jack, extremely nice upgrade.

Where did you get your door handles and what did you do for sewer and ladder storage? I am just getting into this trailer form a pop-up so I'm still trying to figure things out.
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Old 03-03-2017, 06:22 PM   #8
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I got the handles from Camping World


I did the vinyl fence post mod for the sewer and ladder storage and painted them black.
I put the ladder storage to the left of the rear steps and put locks on it so it won't walk away.


I put the sewer hose storage to the left of the front steps. The access is from the left side of the trailer.


I also added a second battery with power cutoff switch.
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I am adding a second battery as well. What did you use to hang the fence posts? Also, what ladder did you put in there?


I was also considering moving the front stabilizer jacks to the upper frame just behind where the A-frame connects to it. Just for extra ground clearance. I have a feeling I am going to rip those off pretty quick.
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Old 03-03-2017, 06:59 PM   #10
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On the vinyl fence post they sell them in 4" and 5" you want the bigger 5". Plus you want to get the end caps. One end is sealed off with a cap and screws and the other some use a hasp or lock of some kind or a bungee cord system. I used 5" L brackets with short 1/4" carriage bolts. bolting the L brackets to the fence post and to the bottom lip of the I frame of the trailer.
Ladder is sold in 6' and 7' you want the 7 foot.
http://www.campingworld.com/browse/s...FRBEfgodRJQJHA
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