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Old 04-04-2016, 01:48 PM   #11
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Wierd. Mine's right where you moved yours to. There's no door on the right hand side. (The "new kid" must have installed yours!)
My observation is that there is ZERO configuration control on these rigs; models with the same number can be significantly different from each other.
We have at least one place where there is a construction staple driven right through a wire. I can see it with a scope; haven't yet taken things apart to correct it.
Since we have all adults, I removed the extra hinges and installed normal knobs and cabinet latches. It was stupid to have to unscrew hinges in order to get in to pump antifreeze for winterizing.
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Old 04-04-2016, 01:52 PM   #12
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At least you Guys got spare parts, what did you expect for 80K dollars
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Old 04-04-2016, 02:02 PM   #13
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I found cable ties (bag of them) and wire cutters in mine when we purchased the trailer new...
u win some u loose some - its a trade off.
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Old 04-04-2016, 02:18 PM   #14
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Be happy, my slide control is firmly buried behind the slide it controls. I couldn't get to it if I wanted to.
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Old 04-04-2016, 02:50 PM   #15
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Here is a video of how to over ride the slide controller:

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Old 04-04-2016, 03:10 PM   #16
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On my vibe, the panel that hides the electrical converter/fuses/circuit breakers/etc. was full of sawdust. There's no telling how much debris was sucked into the converter by the cooling fan. Vacuumed up as much as I could get to, then noticed 2 spare screws lying next to the buss strip.
I love the way they install screws with a screw gun. It wouldn't be any fun to remove the screws if ALL of them weren't rammed in and stripped (NOT)!
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Old 04-04-2016, 03:26 PM   #17
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You guys are all wrong. The "droppings" and "found stuff", stripped screws, staples into metal framing, loose water connections, are not "extra's". There included in the purchase price, and are pretty much standard equipment.
I'm sure in the rv trainee employee classes, that must be at least 2 hours long, the trainees are taught to do this stuff, cause no "normal" worker would do it. Nor would any company that cares about quality, let it happen.
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Old 04-04-2016, 05:39 PM   #18
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You guys are all wrong. The "droppings" and "found stuff", stripped screws, staples into metal framing, loose water connections, are not "extra's". There included in the purchase price, and are pretty much standard equipment.
I'm sure in the rv trainee employee classes, that must be at least 2 hours long, the trainees are taught to do this stuff, cause no "normal" worker would do it. Nor would any company that cares about quality, let it happen.
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Old 04-04-2016, 07:04 PM   #19
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Watched an episode of "How It's Made" or some such title a few months ago and the subject was travel trailers. The speed that those kids work at is incredible, so it's no wonder that there's stuff scattered throughout and apparently no instructions of lack of supervision as to where things are supposed to be mounted. It's all about the bottom line for Warren Buffett and his stockholders I guess. Quality will return to the manufacturing business when robots take over!
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Old 04-04-2016, 07:35 PM   #20
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So much for construction inspection and certification. So sad
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