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Old 06-18-2015, 08:36 PM   #21
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Short answer...yes.

Yes, I have felt like throwing in the RV towel after several years and specifically the problems we have had with the brand new FR camper we purchased one year ago. It has been an endless nightmare caused entirely by incompetence in the construction of our camper by the manufacturer. It has been out of use for half of the year for warranty repairs at the factory. Extending the warranty does not heal the stress and negativity that comes from the excuses and lies that insult ones intelligence. We love camping and hope this too will pass.

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Old 06-18-2015, 08:47 PM   #22
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Starting our 4th year camping with our third TT. First to small, second was a lemon and the third a charm. This is not to say we haven't had issues. Stuck doors, water coming in through the slideout, broken water pipe, sliding door hung up, hanger rack in closet detached, damaged recliners. All corrected by me or the technicians. Like it was said earlier, we wouldn't do it if we didn't like it. Be going to Castaways in July and FL in Sep-Oct. Can't wait.
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Old 06-18-2015, 09:00 PM   #23
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hang in there

My wife and I are on our 3rd Rv. First one was a used class c. Traded that in for a new tt. Went to Smoky mountains and back without a problem. Then I backed the tv into the tt in my driveway.2500 to fix truck 2k to repair trailer. Traded trailer back for newer class c Sunseeker. No problems so far. Things do happen and it's all part of the experience rving
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Old 06-18-2015, 09:08 PM   #24
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Nope !!!! The house has had 10 X issues the camper has..... Would rather throw in the towel on the house & take off in the RV......


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Old 06-18-2015, 09:10 PM   #25
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Have a friend who says, "Anyone who can afford a home deserves it."
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Old 06-18-2015, 09:24 PM   #26
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If everyone gave up after a little problem like yours, we'd all still be living in caves.

But on second thought, that might not be so bad - we'd still be CAMPING!
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Old 06-19-2015, 09:00 AM   #27
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Oaklevel, I think you summed it up best, throw the towel in on the sticks and bricks! On our third day at Four Mile Creek SP on the banks of Lake Ontario, morning coffee gazing at Toronto, Ont. CA across the lake. I now look at my crooked closed awning and chuckle and think I won't give up views like this for a measly $1300. I feel like a MasterCard commercial, Priceless!

Thanks for all the posts of support!! Told my dear wife that I went to therapy today by posting on the forum and the many words of comfort and support. She got a kick out of it.
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Old 06-19-2015, 09:25 AM   #28
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i almost feel your pain.
i backed over our kids bikes, not one, not two but all 3.
We stopped before set up so they could ride off in the sunset with their friends in the campground and unloaded their bikes out of the truck box.
getting dark, I didnt realize that they were not gone on their bikes but left on foot and ...
I can still hear the crunch now.
I thought it was the creaking from the hitch sway bars until my wife started screaming Whoa...
I thought she said GO (in my own defence it sounded close upon reflection)
When I saw one shiny set of handlebars i stopped.

The kids came back to find their bikes leaning against a tree off to the side... and mom pointing her index finger in my direction.

my daughter still reminds me about that nice new bike that she had for a week.
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Old 06-19-2015, 09:40 AM   #29
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I always tell myself that the lessons learned from this mishap have saved me from an even bigger calamity down the road. I generally spend the rest of my time thinking of other sanity preservation techniques...
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Old 06-19-2015, 09:42 AM   #30
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Nope !!!! The house has had 10 X issues the camper has..... Would rather throw in the towel on the house & take off in the RV......


We often joke about how our "summer home" is nicer than our "real" home.

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