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Old 03-25-2013, 08:21 PM   #1
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I had the opportunity today to tour the Georgetown manufacturing facility. If you are looking for a slick, fully computerized, built by robot facility, this ain't it. There are some computerized areas (cutting jigs, etc.), but people predominate the proces. If you expect to see workers hustling, carefully concentrating on their tasks you won't be disappointed.

The building process is impressive. A bare chassis comes in one end and complete units roll out the other end. Seeing roof and side walls assembled and attached as one piece, the end caps attached, seeing how the wiring and plumbing are run may prove beneficial at some point.

They confirmed that my unit is scheduled on the line for the 28th. The bad news is that it will be another 8+ weeks for delivery (the full body paint takes a little longer ).
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Old 03-25-2013, 09:10 PM   #2
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That does it. I gotta go on the tour.
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Old 03-25-2013, 09:16 PM   #3
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That's really cool. Thanks for sharing
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Old 03-25-2013, 10:04 PM   #4
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What a refreshing find, I hate to say it but....
all this time i thought they just threw these things together.

sidewalls coming off
hoses leaking
furniture wareing out before its time
stairs that don't work so good
I'm sure there's things i'm leaving out.
But, I did like the price and I got what I paid for.
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Old 03-26-2013, 12:36 PM   #5
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Took the tour last year, I would agree its a very interesting process.
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Old 03-27-2013, 02:13 PM   #6
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jojo, very funny!LOL
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Old 03-27-2013, 04:17 PM   #7
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I had the opportunity today to tour the Georgetown manufacturing facility. If you are looking for a slick, fully computerized, built by robot facility, this ain't it. There are some computerized areas (cutting jigs, etc.), but people predominate the proces. If you expect to see workers hustling, carefully concentrating on their tasks you won't be disappointed.

The building process is impressive. A bare chassis comes in one end and complete units roll out the other end. Seeing roof and side walls assembled and attached as one piece, the end caps attached, seeing how the wiring and plumbing are run may prove beneficial at some point.

They confirmed that my unit is scheduled on the line for the 28th. The bad news is that it will be another 8+ weeks for delivery (the full body paint takes a little longer ).
Will they let you take pictures Jim?
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Old 03-28-2013, 12:18 AM   #8
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Mine was a 1 on 1 tour. Got a lot of questions asked and answered. I carried my camera throughout the tour. I just forgot to use it...
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Old 03-28-2013, 10:47 AM   #9
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picture taking was allowed when we toured last September.

It's not like you're going to steal any "state of the art" manufacturing
processes.
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Old 03-28-2013, 01:25 PM   #10
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What is the procedure for setting up the tour? I am interested in looking it over.
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