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Old 03-17-2014, 09:39 PM   #1
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Rockwood Quality

I'm seriously considering a Rockwood 21'. My question is a general question about the Rockwood quality, workmanship etc.. as compared to other brands. If you don't like Rockwood, please tell me what you like better?

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Old 03-17-2014, 09:43 PM   #2
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they all come out of the same factory, made by the same components. Buy what you like and what suits your needs
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Old 03-17-2014, 09:53 PM   #3
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they all come out of the same factory, made by the same components. Buy what you like and what suits your needs
What I mean is, compared to say alumilite, amerilite, jayco etc... etc....? How do they stack up against other mfg?
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Old 03-17-2014, 09:58 PM   #4
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What I mean is, compared to say alumilite, amerilite, jayco etc... etc....? How do they stack up against other mfg?
Stick with the Fr product. I cant say for the Alumilite or Amerilite As for the Jayco there will never be one in my driveway.

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We shopped around,went to 4 different rv shows and for our needs the Minilite 2104S worked for us. As to quality we comparied 8-10 comperable makes and felt that the Minilite had the best quality.
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Old 03-18-2014, 06:21 AM   #6
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I've heard many people say they will never again own whatever the current one is they have. There are good and bad of all of them.
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I've heard many people say they will never again own whatever the current one is they have. There are good and bad of all of them.
very true!

every brand/manufacturer has its fans and haters.
just check any of the generic RV forums, like RV.net. you'll be able to find people unhappy with every brand of RV out there. and you'll be able to find people that love every brand out there.

there's no substitute for getting inside every brand you can and determine for yourself, what YOU think is the best made brand out there.
sure, getting feedback from the internet is fine, but you still need to look in person.

we did this and made a 3-level list. Great, Good and Average.
we had a number of brands, in each level, based on what WE thought.

quality and fit/finish is very subjective. but as you can see, we bought a Rockwood HTT and have had it for over 7 years. it's still in great shape.
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I truly believe it is all about the floorplan and price, find what you want at how much you want to pay and go from there. As been said above, every Mfr has lovers and haters, there is no "best" camper. The "best" camper is the one that fits your needs at the price you want to pay.
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I've had 1 jayco and 2 forest river units. Each had some issues.

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As you can see in my signature line that I own a Rockwood. The Rockwood and Flagstaff are sisters, come off the same line at the factory. Let me try to list my opinion of it.
1) Overall quality 8
2) great layouts 10
3)Alco easy tension axles 10
4) hard wood cabinets 8
5) electrical systems 7
6) heating system 8
7) TPO roof 10
8) stereo system 8
9) heads w/shower 8
10) tires 3
11) bang of the buck 10
12) Forest river 10
13) Most dealers 7 for service after warranty from FR 10
14) I also think Flagstaff has a little edge on Rockwood but did not have the floor plan we wanted. Solid trailer but by no means 4 season, very minor stuff during the 2 years I have owned it. Have drove from Virginia to Oregon never a major problem knock on wood.
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