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Old 06-01-2014, 10:35 AM   #1
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Solera not built until ordered by dealer?

We were all set up to finalize the trade of our diesel pusher and purchase of a Solera 24R tomorrow. Due to some technical difficulties, we are being told we will have to order to get the model we want. Apparently Forest River does not build a product until ordered by the dealer? I would think the model with range, oven, couch w/table, jacks, overhead bunk and 2 TV's would be the most popular. We do not care about what color. Not sure we are going to want to waste our Summer waiting 10 weeks for the right model.

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Old 06-01-2014, 12:14 PM   #2
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Look at They might have what you are wanting available.

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Old 06-01-2014, 12:45 PM   #3
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Smile Solera 24R in stock at

Here is the In-stock list for RVDirect. They have (3) Solera 24Rs
according to their list.

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Old 06-02-2014, 01:19 PM   #4
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Solera with a Sofa in place of dinette is very rare, that is the issue. Lots of Solera 24R's in stock, but not a lot with the sofa.

We were the first mfg to do a dinette OR sofa. Since all other mfg.'s only offered the sofa, the 24R with dinette sold the best and the quickest so that is what dealers stock and order.

Couch w/ table is actually not the most popular. I think well start to see that balance out here soon as more people realize they can get ours either way dealers will start stocking it both ways.
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Old 06-03-2014, 07:02 AM   #5
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The day we were shopping for our 24R there was actually another older couple wanting the same exact sofa instead of booth dinette. I think older couples will make this a popular choice. In the meantime, we are completing our purchase today with a swap out dinette to sofa when the sofa arrives.
Thanks for your reply Brian.
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