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Old 10-04-2016, 12:40 PM   #11
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I like the grand designs which is why I hoped FR would buy them.
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Old 10-04-2016, 02:40 PM   #12
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I like the grand designs which is why I hoped FR would buy them.

Why, So FR can screwup what these guys have created.

What I've seen very impressive trailers by grand design.


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Old 10-04-2016, 05:37 PM   #13
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Seriously? You like the coach but suddenly because another company bought a controlling interest in them you don't like it? What changed in your choice from yesterday? It's still the same coach and same company, right?


Yes, I'm serious.... I still like the coach, but I won't spend that kind of money with a company in transition. The same thing happened to me with Dutchman a couple years ago. I don't want to deal with long term ownership and/or problems, until a track record is established. Besides, once the bean counters from corporate get looking at things, it may be a completely different coach going forward.
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Or had deeper pockets!
Very deeeeep!
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Yes, I'm serious.... I still like the coach, but I won't spend that kind of money with a company in transition. The same thing happened to me with Dutchman a couple years ago. I don't want to deal with long term ownership and/or problems, until a track record is established. Besides, once the bean counters from corporate get looking at things, it may be a completely different coach going forward.
So maybe you should buy one NOW, before FR gets their fingers into it.
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So maybe you should buy one NOW, before FR gets their fingers into it.
FR did not buy Grand Design, Winnebago did..
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Old 10-04-2016, 07:42 PM   #17
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So maybe you should buy one NOW, before FR gets their fingers into it.
I'm not ready for a bit....

GD was on my short list, but I have had a great experience with both of our Rockwoods, so I'd likely stay with FR, anyway.

We'll see when we get there.... maybe GD will have a good story to tell by then.
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FR did not buy Grand Design, Winnebago did..
Oooops.

Change Fr to Winnebago. Same response.
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One impressive feature of Winnebago is PARTS AND AVAILABILITY. I considering a motor home before we bought our Silverback. It was a hard decision, MH or 5er. Having had a previous 5er, we stayed that route as the living space fit our style.

Winnebago numbers each part. Easily and quickly ordered and replaced by the owner or local expertise. That is worth a LOT. Try to find replacement parts on most fifth wheels! Incredible. You cannot even get a schematic!!
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I "was" considering ..........😄
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