frank_a
Greetings all.  We're looking to sell our Parkliner fiberglass trailer in the spring, and considering a Retro 195.  

We've been campers all our married life (and before), having honeymooned by backpacking into the Rocky Mountain National Park back in '74.  We brought up our 3 sons camping in tents.  About 2010 we picked up our first small TT, a Sunline Sunspot.  Not long after we purchased a Sunline T1550.  Because it was old and the interior wood framing was deteriorating, we bought a lightly used 2012 Parkliner in 2013, seeing fiberglass as the solution to wood construction deterioration.  We still covered it and parked it in a carport, so figured we could maybe get a new stick built trailer, larger, with a layout we liked.  Walk around queen size bed on one end, dinette the other.  And I wanted double axle as we plan on doing a lot of traveling in retirement.  So now it seems all these trailer have aluminum construction, not wood.  As mentioned above, we're very interested in the Retro 195.

I retire a year from this coming October, so am not in any rush.

Frank
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retro195man
I thoroughly enjoy the 195. It has a nice layout for a small trailer. It has a great capacity for gear compared to the other small trailers. Two 4K axels are strong. Track well with any weight. You'll never carry the maximum. Great choice. 
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frank_a
What kind of AC does the 195 have?  Gulf Stream owners (Vintage 23RSS) complain about the noise level of the factory installed AC.
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Lou Serrano
Hello. We are from the Northern Catskills as well. I hope you enjoy your 195 as much as we enjoy ours. 

Somebody asked about the AC unit noise volume... it is a bit load, but not so loud you cant sleep or think; about as loud as a window AC in a home. We were spoiled in our other trailer, as that had a thermostatically controlled AC and would shut off instead of running continuously like the one in the 195. 
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frank_a
We haven't got it yet.  Next year.

Thanks for the response!

Frank
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Alabama Jim
Welcome Frank A.  We enjoy our 195 very much.  We are on the road now.  Went as far as Bonners Ferry, ID and now in Montana.  These campers are a lot of fun.  May God grant you many fun and safe trips.
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frank_a
Lou, where are you located?  I work in Catskill and would love to see your trailer sometime.

Frank
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frank_a
We've been on the road a more than a week, but in a car.  We flew into Denver a week ago Sunday, rented a car and headed for Saratoga, WY.  From there, we drove to Sundance to visit Devil's Tower, then headed west to Sheridan.  From Sheridan we took the scenic route, 14A to 296 to 212 passing through Cody on our way to Gardiner MT, the northern entrance to Yellowstone.  We did the park for 2 days, then headed to Jackson for a day, then Riverton, and back to Saratoga yesterday.  Tomorrow we're off to the Rocky Mtn Natl Park for a few days before we fly out of Denver late Saturday.

Lots and lots of RV's everywhere we went.  I would have preferred having ours, but not enough vacation time to drag it across country!  So far we have had a blast! Absolutely incredible scenery.
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Robin
Hello from Riverside Ca.Thanks for the add. Just purchased a 176s. We love it.
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