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Murphy9
11-14-2013, 04:44 PM
Hello, my first time on this site. We have a 2102 keystone Alpine fiver. We want to move up and wondered if the landmark fits the bill. Not ready for a leap ie. DRV, Excel, etc. Any input would be appreciated. Thanks , murphy9

jimtoo
11-14-2013, 07:23 PM
Hi murphy9,

Welcome to the Heartland Owners Forum and hopefully to the family. We have a great bunch of folks here with lots of information and all willing to share their knowledge when needed.

The Landmark is in a class of it's own. Very nice, lots of goodies, and great customer support from the Heartland factory and from the folks here on the forum. Visit a dealer and just look and inspect the Landmark line.

Enjoy the forum and ask any questions you have and someone will try to give you an answer here.

Jim M

boatto5er
11-14-2013, 08:25 PM
Love, love, love our Landmark. (Did I mention how much we like it?)


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jmgratz
11-14-2013, 08:54 PM
We our on our 2nd Landmark. The first was a 2007 Landmark Golden Gate. We loved it. We now have a Landmark San Antonio. We love it even more. We love the Landmark and highly recommend it. Got the full-timers and Yeti package.

kakampers
11-14-2013, 09:24 PM
Same here, LOVE our Landmark!...six years in a Bighorn. Now have a Key Largo and could not be happier!!

wino2
11-14-2013, 09:57 PM
Have had our Landmark for almost two years. It is by far the best rig we have owned. Easy to tow and very comfortable. You have to go to a dealer and check them out in person. You will fall in love with the looks and comfort.

kakampers
11-15-2013, 06:52 AM
Oh...and it was $30K less than a comparably equipped DRV....it was a no-brainer for us!!

VMooreSR
11-15-2013, 10:32 AM
We also traded a keystone product (Montana) and couldn't be happier with our San Antonio!!!

jbeletti
11-15-2013, 11:06 AM
Hello, my first time on this site. We have a 2102 keystone Alpine fiver. We want to move up and wondered if the landmark fits the bill. Not ready for a leap ie. DRV, Excel, etc. Any input would be appreciated. Thanks , murphy9

Hi Murphy,

I have used 6 Landmarks in 9 seasons (Mount Rushmore, Pinehurst, Grand Canyon, San Antonio, Key Largo and Savannah) and I've loved them all! Each had their strong points. If you're looking for a move up, the Landmark may be right for you. What sort of floor plan / layout suits your needs? What type of features are you looking for? Just ask away here on this thread and actual product owners will be willing to share their experiences and suggestions with you.

Rottiesmom
11-15-2013, 01:01 PM
we upgraded from a Bighorn to a Landmark in March of this year and haven't regretted it I love, love my Landmark there is so much room & comfort! Good luck in your search

mrcomer
11-15-2013, 01:41 PM
We had a 2006 Bighorn and later upgraded to a 2009 Landmark Augusta. It has been wonderful and we really like the quality and value we got from Heartland. Plus we have an awesome online community here in the forum. Keep us up to date with what you end up with.

Good luck,

JJC
11-19-2013, 08:28 AM
Murphy9,
We traded up to a Landmark 6 months ago and absolutely love it. I looked at an Alpine when we were searching, but the Landmark seemed much better built. We did a TON of research to find the rig and to get the best price and service. I highly recommend RVs for Less in Knoxville as they focus on the Landmark (as well as DRV). As a result they tend to have much deeper knowledge of their product lines. Their site is http://www.rvsforless.net/

Birchwood
11-19-2013, 09:19 AM
We have a Pinehurst and going on our 5th year of Landmark continual living .People comment all the time that we have a beautiful new fiver.I never correct them unless they ask the year and I tell them 09.

rjr6150
11-19-2013, 10:36 AM
Murphy9
We traded an 09 Big Horn in for an 13 Landmark Key Largo. These are a great value for the money we love ours.

Murphy9
11-19-2013, 07:26 PM
Thanks for all of your responses. Helpful. Priorities solid structure which I believe heartland meets. Intergal : kitchen storage & counter space. We love eating out but really enjoy cooking in. At this point key largo seems like a good fit, any other suggestions? thanks Murphy 9

bpe
11-19-2013, 09:26 PM
Just wished they were wide body.

Murphy9
11-20-2013, 08:52 AM
Appreciated the responses.kitchen space /storage is important. Larger shower a plus. Seems like the key largo fits the bill. Comments.

JHodgin
11-20-2013, 09:07 AM
Hello, my first time on this site. We have a 2102 keystone Alpine fiver. We want to move up and wondered if the landmark fits the bill. Not ready for a leap ie. DRV, Excel, etc. Any input would be appreciated. Thanks , murphy9

We traded in our 2012 Keystone Alpine for a 2014 Landmark San Antonio. Everything is better except the Alpine had more interior storage space.
Love our San Antonio!

Ray LeTourneau
11-20-2013, 09:21 AM
We traded in our 012 Keystone Alpine for a 2014 Landmark San Antonio. Everything is better except the Alpine had more interior storage space.
Love our San Antonio!
We have an 07 Bighorn and I have to agree. Heartland seems to have slightly decreased the amount of available storage in the newer rigs. Maybe it's an effort to reduce the possibility of overloading the suspension.

travlingman
11-20-2013, 03:39 PM
Appreciated the responses.kitchen space /storage is important. Larger shower a plus. Seems like the key largo fits the bill. Comments.

We just picked up a 2014 Savannah, and it has great storage. We have 2 pantries in the kitchen, one is even a walk in. The bedroom has a wall to wall closet along with dresser drawers on both sides of the closet. Bedroom has 2 drawers along with storage on the wall. If not ordering a washer/dryer, that closet can offer more storage.

kakampers
11-20-2013, 05:16 PM
For us the Key Largo has been the perfect floorplan! Great kitchen counter and storage space. Nice size shower and linen storage in bathroom. Lots of space and storage in bedroom...even with laundry in there. Very ample basement storage too.

We have not found anything lacking in this floorplan like we did in our previous Heartland and other units!

wolfrat1
11-24-2013, 09:37 AM
good morning. I'm looking at a 2014 key largo. is there more interior room in the san Antonio or the key largo? I'm trying to figure out the packages but none of the websites give a good description. it has the slide out, yeti and full timers packages. also would getting an external generator be less expensive (sounded better than cheaper) than having one installed? we just want to go to the dealer well armed with information.

thanks for any input.

kakampers
11-24-2013, 03:23 PM
I cannot say which has more space but the floorplans are very different...our previous Bighorn had the peninsula kitchen like the San Antonio, and that's what got on our nerves....not enough counter space and always felt "trapped" in the kitchen.

As for the generator, an external one would be cheaper for sure, but very glad we ordered the factory installed...the convenience of pushing a button and not having to store and lug the generator around is priceless!

wolfrat1
11-28-2013, 02:41 PM
hello again. first and foremost, happy thanksgiving to everyone. i was looking at the pictures on 2014 key largo. is it me or is the closet space in the bedroom been seriously deleted because of the vacuum? seem like a lot of wasted usable space. the added options on the one we're looking at makes up for that somewhat, but i think it could have been a better design. i will know tomorrow when we go to look at it.

jbeletti
11-28-2013, 02:49 PM
hello again. first and foremost, happy thanksgiving to everyone. i was looking at the pictures on 2014 key largo. is it me or is the closet space in the bedroom been seriously deleted because of the vacuum? seem like a lot of wasted usable space. the added options on the one we're looking at makes up for that somewhat, but i think it could have been a better design. i will know tomorrow when we go to look at it.

You may want to consider relocating the vacuum or having it shipped loose/uninstalled.

wolfrat1
11-28-2013, 03:05 PM
hello jim. the one we're looking at is already on the lot and has some real good price incentives to buy. we're going to make the drive to view in person. think it may be to good of a deal to pass up. i think we have more room in our 12 bighorn closet. we want to upgrade though. thank you for your suggestion just in case we don't get this one.

jbeletti
11-28-2013, 10:02 PM
hello jim. the one we're looking at is already on the lot and has some real good price incentives to buy. we're going to make the drive to view in person. think it may be to good of a deal to pass up. i think we have more room in our 12 bighorn closet. we want to upgrade though. thank you for your suggestion just in case we don't get this one.

Sounds good. Another idea is to remodel the closet to your liking.

bpe
11-30-2013, 06:01 PM
I cannot say which has more space but the floorplans are very different...our previous Bighorn had the peninsula kitchen like the San Antonio, and that's what got on our nerves....not enough counter space and always felt "trapped" in the kitchen.

As for the generator, an external one would be cheaper for sure, but very glad we ordered the factory installed...the convenience of pushing a button and not having to store and lug the generator around is priceless!

I despise the peninsula. DV and I decided we would never own another one with this.

wolfrat1
12-02-2013, 03:13 PM
Well we did it. We sign the papers Thursday for our Key Largo. With exception of a generator and washer and dryer, it has everything we need. Figure we can find the two down the road on sale. Gee, I think going to have to force myself to have fun and finally retire.

kakampers
12-02-2013, 04:09 PM
Congrats! Hope you love your Key Largo as much as we do.