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Old 09-07-2017, 03:03 PM   #1
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Oliver Legacy II???

Any folks out there with an Ollie 23'+ AKA LeagacyII out there?

For full timing for 4-5 months, this sounds like a possible option vs the Canadian route with long wait times for new rig.

Feedback from Ollie owners welcomed.


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Old 09-07-2017, 05:34 PM   #2
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You'll have a long wait time for an Oliver too, unless you find a used one. That's what I did and I could not be happier. Full timing in an Elite2 would be easy.
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Old 09-08-2017, 05:15 AM   #3
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oops need to read more specs

Opps having read the specs a bit closer the 23'+ Ollie exceeds our TV capacity!

While the 18' adds a bit more space it offers no improvements for sleeping over our Scamp. Same internal (or narrower) width and rear wall curve.

So other than 4 season insulation, and a bit larger fluid tanks not much different.

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Old 09-08-2017, 03:32 PM   #4
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BatDude, I came to the same conclusion. I have a Casita Deluxe Spirit 17', I don't gain much replacing it with the largest Oliver.
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BatDude, I came to the same conclusion. I have a Casita Deluxe Spirit 17', I don't gain much replacing it with the largest Oliver.

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There are a number of Oliver owners that full time in their Elite II. It is heavy due to the double hull construction. There is a used one for sale over on the Oliver Forums. Mike

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The Oliver Elite 2 dry weight is approx. 4,600 lbs.
GVWR 7,000 lbs
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FG Trailers over 17 ft come in 2 categories , expensive and overpriced. I am on the same side of the discussion as Rzrbrn.
, for me the gain doesn't match the price.
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FG Trailers over 17 ft come in 2 categories , expensive and overpriced. I am on the same side of the discussion as Rzrbrn.
, for me the gain doesn't match the price.
I would agree that they come in 2 categories, but I would say expensive and more expensive. Overpriced implies not worth the price. We spent a day over in Rice, TX at the Casita factory. They make a nice trailer and it is fairly priced. We also spent a day in the Oliver factory. They make a nice trailer as well, and it is also fairly priced. When you look at the construction differences and features you understand why Oliver can expect a premium price. For a lot of folks the premium price is not worth the premium features, but for some it is. Itís nice to have choice. Mike
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I would agree that they come in 2 categories, but I would say expensive and more expensive. Overpriced implies not worth the price. We spent a day over in Rice, TX at the Casita factory. They make a nice trailer and it is fairly priced. We also spent a day in the Oliver factory. They make a nice trailer as well, and it is also fairly priced. When you look at the construction differences and features you understand why Oliver can expect a premium price. For a lot of folks the premium price is not worth the premium features, but for some it is. Itís nice to have choice. Mike
There are trailers that are expensive because they are of high quality.
There are trailers that are expensive not because they are of high quality but simply because they are overpriced
Value doesn't necessarily follow price

I agree it's nice to have choices
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I would agree that they come in 2 categories, but I would say expensive and more expensive. Overpriced implies not worth the price. We spent a day over in Rice, TX at the Casita factory. They make a nice trailer and it is fairly priced. We also spent a day in the Oliver factory. They make a nice trailer as well, and it is also fairly priced. When you look at the construction differences and features you understand why Oliver can expect a premium price. For a lot of folks the premium price is not worth the premium features, but for some it is. Itís nice to have choice. Mike
I agree completely. The double hulled and fully insulated body with lots of molded in reinforcements and backing plates, the aluminum frame, all pipes and tanks located internally for great cold weather use, which is hard to do, but there is nothing hanging down underneath. High quality wheels and LT tires, four batteries mounted over the axles, stainless steel hardware everywhere, etc, etc.

It's actually surprising that Oliver can produce them for the price, given how much work goes into each one. They are designed different and built different. It's the first trailer I've had that doesn't have designed in weaknesses to save a couple of bucks, or that wasn't just slapped together as fast as possible. I'm sure there are other excellent brands out there too, but I feel mine was worth the cost.
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There are trailers that are expensive because they are of high quality.
There are trailers that are expensive not because they are of high quality but simply because they are overpriced
Value doesn't necessarily follow price
In general, this is true! Thatís why I limited my comments to Casita and Oliver and what I saw and experienced. Both are good trailers and fairly priced, both are expensive. In each case you get what you pay for. Mike
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well 95% of us can dream of running an oliver!! and it is an outstanding trailer sort of in agreement with the majority here but still nice to dream!


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