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Posted: 12/08/19 11:41am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I usually try not to pile on, but that list contains "Fleetwood Trailers", which hasn't existed for years.


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Posted: 12/08/19 01:50pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Kind of like saying Ford Chevrolet and Ram had the most problems with heavy duty pickups.

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Some people spent a lot of time finding the cheapest whatever they can find and then after they buy it they complain that it's cheaply made. Our last two TH were Forest Rivers, one we had 9 years and one 5 years, no problems with either one after many miles.





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The one thing that caught my attention from that list was how many seemed to be complaining about water leaks of one sort or the other.


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Didn't see the defunct Western RV/Alpenlite on there. Not that it is trouble free. 2006 until they went bust they used the same frame manufacturer as so many other builders.

That is where the bulk of the issues have been.


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I have had to this point 3 forest river products, an 05 and 07 TT both bought new and my 2012 MH I bought this year.The only issue I had with the 07 was the radio. No other issues.

The bigger the company the more products youse the more complaints your going to get.


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what is really good. they said Coachman is better than Forest River. what they didn't say is that coachman is made by Forest River.


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Terryallan wrote:

what is really good. they said Coachman is better than Forest River. what they didn't say is that coachman is made by Forest River.


Coachmen is a separate division of Forest River Inc., as are Palomino, Dynamax and PrimeTime.
that's like saying Keystone is made by Thor Industries or Grand Design is made by Winnebago.


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Terryallan wrote:

what is really good. they said Coachman is better than Forest River. what they didn't say is that coachman is made by Forest River.
Both Forest River and Thor/Keystone have so many divisions make the report laughable at best.

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The manufacturers do little in the way of quality control, which makes it tough to rank these things. Getting a decent build is a matter of chance.


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