101 Thomas RV Way
Wentzville, MO 63385
New 2020 Palomino Columbus Compass 298RLC
Palomino Columbus Compass fifth wheel 298RLC highlights:
- Kitchen Peninsula
- Free Standing Dinette
- Two Pantries
- Rear Living
- Exterior Kitchen
Luxury and convenience is found in every detail in this Columbus Compass 298RLC fifth wheel. From the front master bedroom with a pillowtop mattress and plenty of storage to the combined living and kitchen area with dual slide outs. You can entertain other campers and invite overnight guests to stay the night on the furniture. Your friends will enjoy using your walk-in shower with seat, and relaxing on the theatre seating. When you want to carry the party outside, the slide out exterior kitchen comes in handy for cooking meals outdoors. What are you waiting for, choose this model today!
With any Columbus Compass fifth wheel by Palomino you can enjoy the finer things while exploring the countryside. Comfortable towing is provided by the E-Z Flex Dexter axles and E-Z Lube axles with Nev-R-Adjust brakes. You will appreciate the large double bowl undermount sink in the kitchen for easy clean up, the residential microwave for reheating leftovers, and the many upgraded features you will find in each model. Come see why owning a Columbus Compass fifth wheel is the correct choice for you!
Thanks to the best Camper Dealer in the MidwestOur 5th RV, and BT Thomas made it the best experience ever. Thanks to Jim Kindred our salesman, Bill on show room floor and Bob, and Jeff in service and parts. I purchased the Highland Ridge Lite 297RLS. Fifth Wheel. We had a few warranty concerns and they got right on them and all is well.
Jim and Verna - James from Saint Charles, MO
|Length||36 ft 3 in|
|Ext Width||8 ft 5 in|
|Ext Height||12 ft 4 in|
|Int Height||6 ft 6 in|
|Hitch Weight||2132 lbs|
|Gross Weight||13869 lbs|
|Dry Weight||10869 lbs|
|Cargo Weight||3000 lbs|
|Fresh Water Capacity||75 gals|
|Grey Water Capacity||71 gals|
|Black Water Capacity||39 gals|
|Furnace BTU||35000 btu|
|Refrigerator Size||8 cu ft|
|Shower Size||60" x 30"|
|Number of Awnings||1|
|Axle Weight||7000 lbs|
|LP Tank Capacity||30|
|Water Heater Capacity||10 gal|
|Water Heater Type||Quick Recovery|
|AC BTU||15000 btu|
|TV Info||LR 50" LED TV|
|Awning Info||16' 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.