Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 04-17-2015, 03:27 PM   #1
Join Date: Jan 2015
Posts: 42
Apologizes to Forest River, BClemens & Anyone Who Read My Previous Post

In my previous post I thought I had a paint issue with our Solera. As mentioned, the paint on the plastic trim appeared to be peeling off. Well after further research (or maybe investigation is a better word), I found out that my 9 year old next door neighbor or one of his four friends may have hit the door with there bicycle.

Today I took our Solera to a local body shop to get their opinion. After looking at the damaged area, they agreed that it wasnít a peeling issue but in fact looked like it had been hit or scraped. I canít say for certain who did damage, just that it isnít a paint failure from Forest River. I wouldnít expect Forest River to pay for damage that wasnít their fault. Iíll have to pay out of pocket which is okay.

The sad part of this incident is how small my problem is. After talking to boyís mother, I found out the last year has been especially rough on this 9-year-old boy. Sheís was diagnosed with stage three-lung cancer last year and two weeks ago his father died suddenly. She is a single mother as they were divorced 3 years ago.

In closing, I want to apologize to anyone I may have offended especially BClemens and Forest River. Hopefully in the future I wonít go off half-cocked and will look at the bigger picture. Lifeís short, donít sweat the small stuff and enjoy every day you have!

ecramer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-17-2015, 03:36 PM   #2
Site Team
Terier's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 9,720
Thanks for posting this. Sometimes things look to be one thing and turns out to be something else.

Ditto about not sweating the small stuff.

Great choice for "Living within my means" and camping for one...

2011 Salem Cruise Lite 20RBXL & 2011 Toyota Tundra Dbl Cab
Camping History: 45 Trips / 133 Nights / 3736 Miles
FRF Social Group: Campers of the West
Terier is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-17-2015, 03:37 PM   #3
Site Team
wmtire's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Northeast Louisiana
Posts: 16,549
2011 Flagstaff 831 RLBSS

Iíve lost my scapegoat.
I have nobody to blame but myself.
wmtire is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 04-17-2015, 03:41 PM   #4
Senior Member
schrederman's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Weatherford, TX
Posts: 977
Good people like yourself own up to their mistakes.... cudos to you for that!
J & D in Lovely Weatherford, TX
2016 Jayco White Hawk 28DSBH TT
2014 Ram 2500 Crew Cab 4X4 6.7L Cummins
schrederman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-17-2015, 03:42 PM   #5
Phat Phrog Stunt Team
TURBS's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Iowa
Posts: 34,423
Glad your on track !
We'll all just move on.

08 duramax tuned n modded, 32bhok Sabre
2015 camping "2 nights"
TURBS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-17-2015, 03:46 PM   #6
Senior Member
Stormrider151's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: South East
Posts: 928
It takes a big man to admit when he makes a mistake. We all do it. Hats off to you.
Retired Fire Dept Battalion Chief
2016 Ever-Lite 232RBS
2012 F150 FX4 W/Max tow & Ecoboost

Getting old ain't for wimps!!!
Stormrider151 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-17-2015, 03:52 PM   #7
Senior Member
loumichelle735's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2014
Location: Columbia Pa
Posts: 137
Very well done. I don't even know you but I think your a hell of a person. Thanks!

Sent from my iPhone using Forest River Forums
Columbia Pa
2014 Rockwood 2318g
2010 Ford Escape
loumichelle735 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-17-2015, 04:18 PM   #8
Senior Member
Gleaner's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2015
Location: Idaho
Posts: 279
Originally Posted by Stormrider151 View Post
It takes a big man to admit when he makes a mistake. We all do it. Hats off to you.
Gleaner is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-17-2015, 04:25 PM   #9
Paradise has arrived!
Paradise115's Avatar
Join Date: May 2014
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 154
Kudos ecramer!
Southwestern Pennsylvania
Paradise115 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-17-2015, 05:41 PM   #10
Site Team
dcheatwood's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2011
Posts: 3,436
Things heroes are made of. Who knows, you may find yourself taking the boy camping or fishing. All the best to you.

2013 Rockwood 8282WS
Reese Revolution Pin, Reese 16K
2008 Tundra Limited Double Cab 5.7L
Air Lift 5000 w/Wireless Air

dcheatwood is offline   Reply With Quote

forest river

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by is not in any way associated with Forest River, Inc. or its associated RV manufacturing divisions.

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:18 AM.