New 2016 Puma 295-BHSS Fifth Wheel

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Puma 295-BHSS Description

Double slide outs really open up the floor space in the Puma 295-BHSS from Palomino including within the rear bunk house.

As you step into the front entry of this fifth wheel, to your right, you can step up on either side to a front private bedroom. The bedroom includes pocket doors, a queen bed, shirt closets over nightstands on each side and overhead cabinets above the head of the bed. An entertainment center is on the wall between the steps.

Back in the living area, the far wall holds a generous slide out with a u-shaped dinette and a sofa with overhead cabinets.

The opposite wall provides the kitchen with a refrigerator, three burner stove, overhead cabinets, angled double sink and skylight. A pantry is on the wall just outside the rear bunkhouse.

A side aisle bathroom includes a toilet, vanity sink and tub/shower.

The rear private bunkhouse includes a slide out with a Puma lounge with a bunk above. The opposite wall holds an upper bunk, and an entertainment center. There is a wardrobe and a nightstand at the end of the bed. The bunkhouse also includes a rear wall private entry/exit door.

Below the one upper bunk, there is outside storage garage space or you may choose an optional outside kitchen. The optional outside kitchen includes an overhead microwave, overhead cabinets, a refrigerator, a sink and bumper mount grill.

Puma 295-BHSS Specifications

Sleeps 9
Slides 2
Length 33 ft 7 in
Ext Width 8 ft
Ext Height 12 ft 4 in
Int Height 6 ft 8 in
Interior Color Antique, Bark, Pewter, Sand
Hitch Weight 1073 lbs
Gross Weight 10603 lbs
Dry Weight 7903 lbs
Cargo Weight 2700 lbs
Fresh Water Capacity 51 gals
Grey Water Capacity 74 gals
Black Water Capacity 32 gals
Furnace BTU 30000 btu

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Palomino Camping Trailer construction began in 1968 with the dream of Mr. Vern Landey. Mr. Landey had been a tent trailer distributor for several years when he felt he could design and produce better quality units than were currently being offered to the public. He would design units which were lightweight and offered convenient floorplans at affordable prices. He began designing and producing Palomino pop-up tent trailers in a small building in Savage, Minnesota.

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.

In 2005, Forest River, Inc. and it's divisions were acquired by Berkshire Hathaway.  Palomino RV operates as a separate division of Forest River Inc., and has grown from humble beginnings in Minnesota to one of the top 5 RV manufacturing facilities in North America.