Coachmen RVs – Exceeds Industry Standards

Coachmen RVs stretches its root back in 1964. Coachmen Industries was founded by three brothers Claude Corson, Keith and Tom. The first RV manufactured by them was produced in a 5000 sq ft plant.

In the first year of the company management the company had produced twelve travel trailers, 80 truck caps and a single truck camper.

Three of the brothers new that had to do better than this. In 1969 they made the RV manufacturing company a public company a public company. The company was on its right path to glory. In 1972Coachmen RVs became stock listed company and was listed on American Stock Exchange. This wasn’t the mile stone for the brothers. In 1978 Coachmen stock was approved by New York Stock Exchange.1984 was the year when Coachmen was ranked among the Fortune 500 companies. In December 2008 the RV manufacturing company became a part of Forest River Inc. What started with a 5000 sq ft manufacturing plant today is 11 acres of under roof facility, where Coachmen RVs trailers, Class A and Class C motor homes and fifth wheels are manufactured. The total production area is 120 acres.

Among its travel trailer production is the Coachmen 249qb Le, which is not available currently as the model is updated by the manufacturer. A Coachmen 249qb Le travel trailer made in 2003 is offered for $13,900. Picking up a used trailer is tricky, proper evaluation is very necessary. This particular Travel Trailer features air conditioning roof unit, steel wheels, Patio Awing, 3 burner stove, microwave and oven, AM/FM radio and CD changer, refrigerator, freezer and wood cabinets. Counter are made with Formica, enclosed bathroom has a shower area and a sink. In total the traveler has two sinks; another is in the cooking area. For comfort the Coachmen 249qb Le ahs queen bed and a full sized sleep sofa.

Coachmen 370rls Sommerset is again a Travel Camper that is not under production. This 2006 made travel is in super condition as good as new. Features on the Coachmen 370rls Sommerset includes Electric landing gear, single roof air conditioner, 2 slide outs, full size refrigerator with double door, washer and dryer, AM/FM radio CD changer, DVD player with LCD and out side shower. Cooking range includes a 3 burner and an oven. For sleeping traveler comes with a queen bed and a full size sleep sofa.

The above features discussed for both of the RVs are the essentials that needed to be looked for, while buying a used traveler.