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Old 05-04-2009, 09:25 PM   #1
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My wife and I purchased a "Genesis" from American Sport Trailer last July and this has got to be one of the best fiberglass trailers ever built! My wife Kim does ultra marathons which are 50 to 100 mile running races through the mountains and we wanted a very small unit to take on these trips as our Pilgrim is 35 ft and way to big. We looked for 4 years for the right trailer and finally decided on the Genesis and very happy with our decision. This trailer has all the amenities you will need for a short/weekend trips and is very comfortable for it's small size. We take it to the beach when we go kayaking or to the park for day trips and works well for a base. The Genesis is listed on this site and is well worth looking into. Steve and Jeff Wishek (owners) are very nice folks to deal with and very knowledgeable. If you are thinking about buying a FG you may want to seriously look at this model.. Has anyone else bought one?

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Old 05-04-2009, 10:35 PM   #2
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We looked at a Genesis before buying our trailer. I was not interested in having my galley outdoors. The holding tanks are generous for a small unit. Looks like a great setup for dry camping. Our tanks are much smaller, which limits dry camping.
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Old 05-05-2009, 12:09 AM   #3
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Wes, If I remember correctly last year when I was looking, I couldn't find any info on them other than what was here on the homepage. In fact I couldn't find a manufacture website either. It looked like it was workable, Personally I don't cook inside so wouldn't bother me to have the kitchen out side. But it is nice on a cold morning to not have to get out to make coffee. Please post pics of yours we all like pics. Visual people here! Robin




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Old 05-05-2009, 08:50 AM   #4
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Wes, If I remember correctly last year when I was looking, I couldn't find any info on them other than what was here on the homepage. In fact I couldn't find a manufacture website either.
The Genesis has been listed on the All Current Manufacturers page in the Helpful-Links almost as long as we've known about the trailer The manufacturing owners have stopped in to FiberglassRV to discuss the trailer too!

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Wes, we'd all love to see some pictures of your rig. Sounds like it definitely meets your needs.
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Old 05-05-2009, 10:27 AM   #5
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Thanks Donna, I have never seen that link for this site................... Oh well! Got it now. I think one reason I didn't go further with investigating was the length of it compared to the weight. But the Genesis sure has clean lines. It's a very interesting option for a smaller fiberglass cause it has all the options of air, bathroom, and yes the outside kitchen in a shorter length. Robin
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Old 05-05-2009, 11:56 AM   #6
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VERY cute...I hadn't heard of these before..I'm always interested in checking out any Fiberglass trailer!!

I love the way the galley is set up....Just like Robin, I too don't cook inside our trailer, but this galley would make it nice not to have to pull out the 'cooking box' all the time and put it all away..

...and hey! how about that 'under chasis storage box!! GEEEZ I wish I could have one of those!!


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Old 05-05-2009, 12:29 PM   #7
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Carolyn, I saw that under storage box too, and thought Wow, Nice! That would be handy. Good point, with the Genesis type of kitchen I wouldn't be running in and out grabbing my cooking gear. Cute trailer.
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Really cute! I had never seen one before. The galley being outside looks cool too. Looks perfect for what you are doing! And a big Welcome to FGRV!
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Old 05-05-2009, 01:11 PM   #9
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Robin!

Where'd you get that lantern from on your post!!???
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Old 05-05-2009, 02:31 PM   #10
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Carolyn, I don't remember somewhere on the web. But all you have to do to save it is right click on it and click Save Image As, then put a name to it when the box appears and it will be saved in your pictures. I have a folder in my pictures of all kinds of Icons. So my folder is named Icons. Several camping ones, which I got all from the same icon place. You can search for free icons, just google Free Icons, then just put in a subject such as camping and all the camping icons come up. Do the same as above, by clicking on the icon you want and then click Save Image. That is if you have a PC, if your Mack I am not up on how you save images on it. Robin

Sorry Wes for going off topic here.
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Old 05-05-2009, 03:45 PM   #11
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Yes Wes and others..my fault that we strayed away from the trailer...

Geez, we're worse than kids at the campground!

I had to go back and take another look see at the photos...I like it and the Tribute. Going to recommend them both to a NASCAR fan who's looking for a trailer...

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Old 05-05-2009, 07:30 PM   #12
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I must have misread the link. This trailer cannot weigh 2800 pounds dry can it? twelve feet?
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Thanks Donna, I have never seen that link for this site................... Oh well! Got it now.
It's okay Robin, lots of members haven't looked in the Document Center or at the Helpful-Links. Lots of good stuff, that's why I'm always pointing it out.
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I must have misread the link. This trailer cannot weigh 2800 pounds dry can it? twelve feet?
You read correctly.
Link to the discussion 2 years ago when Genesis was introduced. Many people remarked about the weight. BUT, if you look at the manufacturer's website, you'll see that this is built differently than a Scamp or Casita.
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