101 Thomas RV Way
Wentzville, MO 63385
New 2020 Palomino Columbus Compass 382FBC
Palomino Columbus Compass fifth wheel 382FBC highlights:
- Master Suite
- Walk-In Closet
- Dual-Sink Vanity
- Butler's Pantry
- Opposing Slides
- Free-Standing Table
This Columbus Compass fifth wheel has so many fabulous features that you won't find on other models! In the front of this unit you will find an exceptional master suite. This area has a big walk-in closet with a shoe box, a closet that has been prepped for a washer/dryer, a huge bathroom with a dual-sink vanity, and a queen bed slide. You will certainly spend each night relaxing in luxurious glamour. But it doesn't stop there because the kitchen also comes with some great features, like a big butler's pantry that has plenty of counter space, a wine cooler, and even a window. You will also find a kitchen island that will allow you to serve dinner easily to your family or your guests.
With any Columbus Compass fifth wheel by Palomino, you can enjoy a sturdy foundation along with a few of the finer things while exploring the countryside. From the all-welded aluminum-frame superstructure and the 8' 5" wide body to the comfortable towing with the E-Z Flex Dexter axles and E-Z Lube axles with Nev-R-Adjust brakes, you will know you are going in the right direction when you choose to look further into the Compass. On the interior, you will appreciate the central vacuum system for easy clean up, the residential microwave for making quick meals and reheating leftovers, and the many mandatory features in the Compass package. Come see why owning a Columbus Compass fifth wheel is the best choice for you!
Bill's orientation was ten times what I have ever seenThis is an actual CSI report from an actual customer:
Q01: Did your salesperson treat you with courtesy and concern? Yes
Q02: Was your unit prepared to your satisfaction at time of delivery? Yes
Q03: Satisfied with explanation of features, warranties & maintenance? Yes
Q04: Who or what prompted you to visit Bill Thomas Camper Sales? Show/Display: "I saw them at the camper show in St ... More » - Daryl from Minier, IL
|Length||41 ft 2 in|
|Ext Width||8 ft 5 in|
|Ext Height||12 ft 4 in|
|Hitch Weight||2533 lbs|
|Gross Weight||16050 lbs|
|Dry Weight||13080 lbs|
|Cargo Weight||2970 lbs|
|Fresh Water Capacity||75 gals|
|Grey Water Capacity||78 gals|
|Black Water Capacity||39 gals|
|Furnace BTU||35000 btu|
|Refrigerator Size||8 cu ft|
|Shower Size||48" x 30"|
|Number of Awnings||1|
|Axle Weight||7000 lbs|
|LP Tank Capacity||30 lbs|
|Water Heater Capacity||10 gal|
|Water Heater Type||Quick Recovery|
|AC BTU||15000 btu|
|TV Info||LR 50" LED TV|
|Awning Info||11' 12" Power with LED Lighting|
|Number of LP Tanks||2|
|Shower Type||Shower w/Seat|
As demand for the Palomino grew, Mr. Landey felt it would benefit his company, Vanguard Ind., to relocate. With most manufacturers and industry suppliers located in the Elkhart, In. area the move eastward seemed logical. Vanguard Industries settled in the community of Colon in 1972. Once in Colon he began to put his plans in motion. By 1973 he had built the main production facility and within days Palomino tent trailers were rolling out the doors.
In 1976, Vanguard added its own Needle Division, in 1978 its own Metal Fabrication Plant, and has several cold storage facilities. On May 27, 1992, the primary production building and offices were destroyed by fire. By late August, 1992, the first 1993 model Palomino rolled of the line in the new 52,300 sq. ft. facility, which was built on the same site as the previous building had been.
The year 1998 continued to see expansion with the addition of a new 75,000 sq. ft. production facility, and another storage facility. In 2002 Vanguard was purchased by Forest River, Inc. This allowed for rapid growth and the introduction of two new towable lines of travel trailers and fifth wheels, Puma and Sabre by Palomino.
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