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Old 11-13-2018, 01:18 AM   #1
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I recently joined this forum hoping to find lots of info about Dutchmen toy haulers. Man has it paid off but no mention of my model. I have a new 2018.5 Endurance 3556g 5'er. This appears to be a fairly new line and Dutchmen offers several different model of 5er and TT. I'm assuming this since all I can find is sale ads and walk thru vids. The wife and I spent 6 months looking at just about every make and model both used and new but kept coming back to the model we purchased. Simply put, the bang for the buck and layout made our decision. 13k lbs at 39 ft was also a bid deal to help save some fuel. Anyone here have, had, or know someone who has or had one.
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Old 11-13-2018, 01:43 AM   #2
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I recently joined this forum hoping to find lots of info about Dutchmen toy haulers. Man has it paid off but no mention of my model. I have a new 2018.5 Endurance 3556g 5'er. This appears to be a fairly new line and Dutchmen offers several different model of 5er and TT. I'm assuming this since all I can find is sale ads and walk thru vids. The wife and I spent 6 months looking at just about every make and model both used and new but kept coming back to the model we purchased. Simply put, the bang for the buck and layout made our decision. 13k lbs at 39 ft was also a bid deal to help save some fuel. Anyone here have, had, or know someone who has or had one.

Bengal65 has one and I think he is the only one besides you. On here that is.
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Old 11-22-2018, 12:03 AM   #3
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Me too

I also have a 3556. We were looking for an upgrade from our KZ and found it in this unit. We have had it for 3 camping seasons (March to September) and love it. We put a winch in the garage to help load the bike when it is raining. The learning curve involved finding the hot water heater, the kitchen drained into the rear gray tank and the too complex dual AC. We don't like the loft and wish there were overhead storage in the garage (like in the KZ). But no unit is perfect and the Endurance is close enough for us.
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Old 11-22-2018, 03:08 AM   #4
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We to picked ours up last April just got back from RT to NY and back to Texas learned by curve yes main blk tank seal was twisted not a good seal very aromatic. Circuit breaker for heater was turned off access is out side at heater exhaust. Microwave defective . A/C works but no air to garage. Return for Heater goes straight thru to pass thru . Watch out for emergency window handle if the bench is in the vertical position it will shear off the handle. But other that that we love our new home on wheels. BTW itís at Campingworld Katy Tx , been there 1 month All Warranty Work. They must only have 1 technician working.
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Old 11-22-2018, 05:12 AM   #5
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Good info. Thanks. I picked up mine in September and only got to take it out a couple times before winterizing it. Looks like I'm going to have to take mine in for warranty work as well. The left side of sound system went out, have some finish trim issues, a couple of drawers are out of wack and don't lock in properly. Otherwise 6 months of researching just about every toy hauler landed us right back to our first choice. After spending 5 days straight in it we knew this was the right choice. We can't wait for spring.
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Old 11-22-2018, 02:44 PM   #6
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Hope your warranty is better than mine... The will not cover "trim and cosmetic features" - seems door latches are cosmetic and trim so not covered... quick fix found some strong magnetic latches that have the childproof feature - keeps the drawers and cupboards closed an secured.
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