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Old 05-29-2016, 03:26 PM   #1
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Berkshire 38a vs Forza 38r

I am looking for Berkshire 38A owners who did a comparison against the Winnebago Forza/Solei 38R.
What made you choose the Berkshire? Are you still happy with your decision?
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Old 05-29-2016, 04:31 PM   #2
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I'll garantee they don't have the support that the Berkshire has!
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We LOVE our Berkshire... Bits a FANTASTIC coach and FR support is amazing....


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Old 06-01-2016, 11:34 AM   #4
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I am looking for Berkshire 38A owners who did a comparison against the Winnebago Forza/Solei 38R.
What made you choose the Berkshire? Are you still happy with your decision?
Thanks!
Adam,

X4 what everyone else said. You will not find the level of customer care anywhere else in the industry!

If you are close enough, drive to Elkhart and tour the factory - you will see what we mean. The Forest River Owner's Group (FROG) has numerous rallies every year and at the international Rally every August, Forest River offers to repair anything that is not working correctly at no cost! I do not believe there is any other RV company out there that will do that for their owners!

Also, I recommend Total Value RV in Elkhart as a fair, honest and customer-focused dealer. Total Value even has a small 5 pad "RV Park" with full hookups that you can use whenever you are in town!
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Big difference for me would be the roof, unless Berkshire is now installing fiberglass.

The Forza 36G is a great layout.
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I am looking for Berkshire 38A owners who did a comparison against the Winnebago Forza/Solei 38R.
What made you choose the Berkshire? Are you still happy with your decision?
Thanks!
Adam
Okay, the OP (Adam) is just looking for a comparison and opinions on two different coaches. No need to make this anything more than that.

Adam- We have only had our Berk for 6 months, but really enjoying it. We have had to work with FR service department just once and that experience was great as well. They really do seem to stand behind their product (even after the warranty). -Glenn
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Big difference for me would be the roof, unless Berkshire is now installing fiberglass.

The Forza 36G is a great layout.
I have a 2013 and it is fiberglass.
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Big difference for me would be the roof, unless Berkshire is now installing fiberglass.

The Forza 36G is a great layout.
The Berkshire line is all fiberglass roofs now (one piece fiberglass front & rear caps as well)
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Paul, Nancy doesn't but jury is still out on you lol.
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Before we get in trouble for stealing a post I can only say I have had issues with places/people but I don't let them win. I call them or go see them to work it out. I don't think you have done that. You just get your blood pressure up and it's not doing you any good. Bashing isn't going to win out call Ivan and tell him how you feel at least you're being man enough to try to work it out if for no reason but to allow you to enjoy the rest of your life in piece.
I agree with Wayne, Paul. Give Ivan a call - he is a likeable, reasonable guy in my experience. He has flat told me to call him any time if I have a issue.


Now to de-hijack the thread


Regardless of dealer I believe the Berkshire is a better built Motorhome than the Forza. And, like we have been harping on, Forest River customer service is way above the others!
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The site team has done a cleanup in this thread of the off-topic postings that were not germaine to the OP's questions. Let's please try to help the OP and his questions.
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