looking at a tru blu camper or a tambo please help am lost

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Reply By: Sigmund - Tuesday, Jan 13, 2009 at 18:37

Tuesday, Jan 13, 2009 at 18:37
Easy world to get lost in!

What do you want to do with your CT? Where? How long? What gear do you want to carry and/or power?

Suggest you buy Rivers' Camper Trailer Book and think.

FWIW, Tambo have had good press but the order lead time is 14 weeks now.

I'm looking at Johnno's CTs ATM. Prob a bit dearer but I like the gal bits.
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Reply By: Member - Nick (TAS) - Tuesday, Jan 13, 2009 at 19:01

Tuesday, Jan 13, 2009 at 19:01
Carnt comment on the tru blu camper but we have a Tambo Cooper and its great.For the money, you wont buy better.
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Reply By: Member - Mick O (VIC) - Tuesday, Jan 13, 2009 at 20:56

Tuesday, Jan 13, 2009 at 20:56
Big Red,

do a search above on either and you'll find heaps of responses. I had the Tambo Cooper and took it on a 45,000 km loop round Oz in 2006. Great units, very robust. I'd go a southern cross as second choice.

(Check my blogs for March- April 2006 for info on the Cooper)

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Follow Up By: madcow - Wednesday, Jan 14, 2009 at 07:37

Wednesday, Jan 14, 2009 at 07:37
You could have a look at Casuarina Camper also. They make their own trailers but southern Cross do the tops. Southern Cross use their trailers. Nice to see some recipricol business being done between the two.

http://www.casuarinacampers.com.au/
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Follow Up By: bigred79 - Wednesday, Jan 14, 2009 at 16:43

Wednesday, Jan 14, 2009 at 16:43
sorry no more casuarina campers
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Follow Up By: madcow - Thursday, Jan 15, 2009 at 07:44

Thursday, Jan 15, 2009 at 07:44
Really? We were only talking to them at the 4x4 show in Melbourne. They looked a good product!
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Follow Up By: bigred79 - Thursday, Jan 15, 2009 at 13:18

Thursday, Jan 15, 2009 at 13:18
Good news just got a call from them today going to see them tom
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Follow Up By: madcow - Friday, Jan 16, 2009 at 07:29

Friday, Jan 16, 2009 at 07:29
We found thenm to be good to speak to. I guess they all are but We did notice the similarities between the Southern Cross and their campers at the show. As it turns out apart from the brand name they are essentially the same unit but are priced equally. We've had our southern Cross for 11 years now and apart from a new soft top and flyscreen sewn into the door there has been no dramas.
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Reply By: Bytemrk - Tuesday, Jan 13, 2009 at 21:19

Tuesday, Jan 13, 2009 at 21:19
Hi there,

Again can't comment about the Tru Blu, but I bought a Tambo Cooper a bit over 4 years ago. It has been all over the place from Oodnaddatta to Fraser island to the Vic high country,

It has performed absolutely faultlessly and the service from Tambo is exceptional. I went in there a few months ago and Keith knew me by name instantly...

They truly stand behind their product and service and i would not hesitate buying from them again

Mark
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Reply By: Stinz - Wednesday, Jan 14, 2009 at 09:05

Wednesday, Jan 14, 2009 at 09:05
Our Camel has been great. See http://www.camelgroup.com.au/

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Reply By: ozjohn0 - Wednesday, Jan 14, 2009 at 15:19

Wednesday, Jan 14, 2009 at 15:19
In the Mid Price range there's not too many that will be better than Tru Blue Campers. Quality materials and good workmanship throughout. The owners are really nice people and will go out of their way to please.
ozjohn.
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Follow Up By: bigred79 - Wednesday, Jan 14, 2009 at 16:41

Wednesday, Jan 14, 2009 at 16:41
you must real lov them shaker what ct have you got :)
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Follow Up By: Shaker - Thursday, Jan 15, 2009 at 09:17

Thursday, Jan 15, 2009 at 09:17
I had a new Tru Blu, never used it.
Then I had a Track Eagle, absolutely fantastic camper, unfortunately had to sell it as my wife was having trouble accessing the bed.
Now we have a Pioneer Argyle which seems OK, although hard floor campers have comparatively very lttile storage.
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Reply By: mattd - Wednesday, Jan 14, 2009 at 21:41

Wednesday, Jan 14, 2009 at 21:41
Hey there,
bought a Tambo Cooper 12 months ago. Great unit!!! Built stronger than I will ever test it. If you go for the Tambo, get the "Side Lift" on the base, and extra gas bottle ring, trust me, its worth every cent.

Without the awning, takes around 20 mins to set up. Add 10 mins for awning.

Cheers
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Reply By: Member - Fred B (NT) - Thursday, Jan 15, 2009 at 14:13

Thursday, Jan 15, 2009 at 14:13
We have a challenge off-road deluxe from Challenge SA. we are very impressed with its handling, build, dust and water seal etc. wouldn't swap for anything. we have had other trailers, and they didn't even come close to the challenge.
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