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Old 08-28-2018, 08:33 AM   #43
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After having several 13' FG trailers, the 19' BG is my favorite. I still like the older models and that puts me into an even smaller class of FG trailer.

Several things were gained by this model, over my previous projects: a wet bath, oven, big windows, full awning.

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Old 09-10-2018, 08:16 PM   #44
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Hi, new here and we have been trying to decide what to get for a TT. We really like quality and can't see buying one of the "throw away" trailers which has taken us to brands like Airstream & now Bigfoot. (Oliver & Casita are just too small) We are looking at the 25 footers specifically. The drawbacks to Airstream are:
1. The Airstreams are really expensive!
2. I am 6'3" and the AS showers are short and cramped mostly due to the curvature of the roof, also less storage than a more squared unit
3. AS trailers are HOT. We live in the Arizona desert and to keep a 25 foot AS comfortable here it needs two AC units. I even hear that from people in normal non-desert summer climates.
4. Airstream quality seems to have gone down in the last few years and many suffer from things like floor rot, popped rivets and frame separation as they age.

So since the nearest Bigfoot dealer is a ways from us we have not yet been able to set foot in one (no pun intended). My biggest questions from you owners are,
1. in the 2500 models is there enough room in the shower for a 6'3" person to stand up tall?
2. Those of you in hot places like Texas and Florida, is the 11K AC unit sufficient when you are in a hot climate?

Thanks in advance for any replies...
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Old 09-10-2018, 08:52 PM   #45
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Hi, new here and we have been trying to decide what to get for a TT. We really like quality and can't see buying one of the "throw away" trailers which has taken us to brands like Airstream & now Bigfoot. (Oliver & Casita are just too small) We are looking at the 25 footers specifically. The drawbacks to Airstream are:
1. The Airstreams are really expensive!
2. I am 6'3" and the AS showers are short and cramped mostly due to the curvature of the roof, also less storage than a more squared unit
3. AS trailers are HOT. We live in the Arizona desert and to keep a 25 foot AS comfortable here it needs two AC units. I even hear that from people in normal non-desert summer climates.
4. Airstream quality seems to have gone down in the last few years and many suffer from things like floor rot, popped rivets and frame separation as they age.

So since the nearest Bigfoot dealer is a ways from us we have not yet been able to set foot in one (no pun intended). My biggest questions from you owners are,
1. in the 2500 models is there enough room in the shower for a 6'3" person to stand up tall?
2. Those of you in hot places like Texas and Florida, is the 11K AC unit sufficient when you are in a hot climate?

Thanks in advance for any replies...
I'm 6'2" and the shower in our 2008 25B25FB is more than adequate. It's not as big as the wonderful shower we had in our previous 2009 Bigfoot 28TE Touring Edition motor home, but it has a good amount of headroom as well as side wall room compared to many rv showers. I don't think you'll be disappointed.
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Old 09-10-2018, 09:01 PM   #46
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Here's a video of a new 25B25RQ showing the bathroom and shower. You can get some idea of the height and sidewall size.

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Old 09-10-2018, 09:05 PM   #47
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Here's another video showing you the bathroom in the 25B25FB, the same exact layout I have in my 2008 30thanniversary 25B25FB.

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Old 09-10-2018, 09:51 PM   #48
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Thanks, the shower does indeed look roomier than the ones in the newer Airstreams.
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Old 09-10-2018, 10:03 PM   #49
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As far as the air conditioning question, Bigfoot’s are really efficient in both heating in cold weather and cooling in warm/hot weather. Their design and construction for true four season weather applications provides excellent retention regarding heating and cooling. Much much more so than conventional trailers. All the comments I have seen over the years from Bigfoot owners in the heat of the Southwest was no problem ac wise. Hopefully someone from down there will chime in.
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Old 09-10-2018, 10:11 PM   #50
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As far as the air conditioning question, Bigfoot’s are really efficient in both heating in cold weather and cooling in warm/hot weather. Their design and construction for true four season weather applications provides excellent retention regarding heating and cooling. Much much more so than conventional trailers. All the comments I have seen over the years from Bigfoot owners in the heat of the Southwest was no problem ac wise. Hopefully someone from down there will chime in.
Thanks, I did email Bigfoot and Grant from Bigfoot got back to me right away on a Sunday night and said they have a 13.5K option on the AC.
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Old 09-11-2018, 06:45 AM   #51
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We are on our first trip in our 25RQ, FL keys. As far as cooling goes after we set up we turned the AC on full cold, left to get a few things. When we returned it was 64 degrees in the front, 69 degrees in the sleeping area. Cooling is fine!
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Old 09-11-2018, 09:08 AM   #52
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Your sentiments about trailers matched ours, when we were looking. We looked at the Airstream and it just felt cramped, lower ceilings, etc. They are nice but the Bigfoot will fit you better. You will be able to stand in the shower. We are leaving Sacramento next Monday and heading south and will be in Arizona with our BF 25RQ next week. Specifically Tuscon for a few days. If you would like to see our trailer you are welcome. Our itinerary has us at Catalilna SP campground September 23-26. We ended up buying our trailer from a dealer in Portland, OR. And we drove allover looking at used ones. There was one for sale in Mesa a couple years ago. It sold too fast for us to get down there,
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Old 09-11-2018, 10:19 AM   #53
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A nice looking 2006 Bigfoot 25B25RQ up my way for sale. Good picture of the shower.

https://bellingham.craigslist.org/rv...686979057.html
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Old 09-11-2018, 05:04 PM   #54
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We are leaving Sacramento next Monday and heading south and will be in Arizona with our BF 25RQ next week. Specifically Tuscon for a few days. If you would like to see our trailer you are welcome. Our itinerary has us at Catalilna SP campground September 23-26.
Dale, that is a really nice offer! We would love to see your trailer! I will PM you later, would love to buy you lunch or dinner to return the favor! Catalina State Park is about 30-40 min from us depending on traffic.
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Old 09-11-2018, 06:43 PM   #55
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A nice looking 2006 Bigfoot 25B25RQ up my way for sale. Good picture of the shower.

https://bellingham.craigslist.org/rv...686979057.html
Thanks, I am feeling pretty assured that the shower will be ample
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Old 09-11-2018, 09:07 PM   #56
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Fridge model?

What make and model are the fridge in the 25B25RQ unit? We are seriously considering the 25' Bigfoot and I can't find some details online. Thanks!
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