“The Salem LA (laminate) line is designed for cost conscious RVers who are seeking the contemporary look of fiberglass with an aluminum framed superstructure and vacuum-bonded laminate side walls”
Important dimensions: Exterior length 28’9″ – 36’7″
Exterior width 8’1″, Exterior height 11’1″/12’2″, Interior height 6’8″
20 models (8/09) – we show the floorplans below GVWR 7,750 – 12,190, CCC 1,651 – 4,041
Tanks – fresh / grey / black – 42 / 35-70 / 32 gals MSRP smallest models from around $24,995 but see dealer for pricing
See also the Forest River Salem LE travel trailer – with traditionally framed superstructure and sidewallsForest River says: “The Salem LA (laminate) line is designed for cost conscious RVers who are seeking the contemporary look of fiberglass with an aluminum framed superstructure and vacuum-bonded laminate side walls. In addition to structural differences from the Salem LE line, weve added some standard features to take your RV experience to the next level. All Salem LA s come standard with radius entry doors, tinted windows, 3/8 walk on roof decking, heated and enclosed underbelly, etched glass in the slide-out cabinets, two interior wood grain options and an upgraded exterior graphics package.”
The above exterior is the LA312-QBBS model (see floorplans below)
The Forest River Salem LA with aluminum framed superstructure really is a well thought out trailer with an amazing array of options with lengths between around 29 and 37 feet. All models have slides and there is a choice of floorplans with or without a U-dinette. Something for most families. We show pictures of the construction, interior and all of the floorplans below.
The picture to the left shows the whole process that goes into the Salem LA construction, including the structure, roof, walls, insulation, floor, decking, carpet….
Some of the construction features: Aluminum-framed Vacuum-bonded Laminated Sidewalls, 30 Smooth Fiberglass Radius Entry Doors (26 Secondary), Diamond Plate Rockguard, Swing Arm Entry Assist Handle, Full Pass Through Storage (per floorplan), Dometic One Touch Electric Awning, Upgraded ABS Fender Skirts, Tandem Axles w/15 Tires, Powder Coated I-beam Frame, Cambered Chassis, 2 x 3 Floor Joists 12 on Center, Water Heater By-pass, Seamless Holding Tanks, Power Slide-Out Systems (Flush Floor)
Salem LA Deluxe Package Includes: New Color Coordinated Counter Tops, Swing Arm Entry Assist Handle, Four Cube Speakers in the Living Room, China Foot Flush toilet, Ultra Lube Axles, High Rise Faucet in Kitchen, Dual Metal Drawer Guides (All Drawers), Cabinet Doors on each Dinette Base, Cable & Satellite TV Prep, Enclosed/Heated Underbelly, Clear Coat Mortin Finish Wheels
The interiors of the Forest River Salem LA are really well thought out with a wide variety of finishes and options. We show pictures below that highlight the quality and some of the features:
The picture above shows a typical interior and below one of the U dinette models:
Below we see the same U dinette converted to a bed:
A typical Salem LA bedroom is shown below:
And finally a couple of the many nice features with the Salem LA: