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Old 06-26-2018, 06:42 PM   #1
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Discontinuing Windjammers

Just got in contact with a forest river sales rep and they are going to stop producing the v-nose travel trailers from Flagstaff and Rockwood.
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Old 06-26-2018, 06:51 PM   #2
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Just got in contact with a forest river sales rep and they are going to stop producing the v-nose travel trailers from Flagstaff and Rockwood.
Which Division of Forest River did the Rep work for? Youroo!!
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Old 06-26-2018, 06:55 PM   #3
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I contacted them, through email because the dealership told me the news. I'm looking to get a unit a little bigger than my current 2016 Rockwood V-light.
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Old 06-26-2018, 08:45 PM   #4
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Id be curious if its true and why..
were loving our v-nose.
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Old 06-27-2018, 07:56 AM   #5
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It’s probably a quality expense issue. From what I have read, seen and experienced, Windjammer quality and detail has been a huge step above all other travel trailers in the same price range from Forest River. They began to cut back on some of the higher quality standards with the 2017 models. They turned many things that were standard into options at additional cost to the buyer without lowering the base prices. In fact, the base prices for 2017 models were higher than the previous years. I couldn’t believe all of the manufacturer cost-saving standards that were implemented and obvious when comparing the 2016 brochure to the 2017 brochure.

Maybe they just can’t justify the additional expense to produce a base Windjammer the way they used to without raising the price above what they can sell them for in comparison to a lesser-quality non-Windjammer travel trailer. So, instead of pricing them higher with the original quality and detail that many buyers wouldn’t notice at first, they decided to just do away with the line instead turning the Windjammer into just another average travel trailer.

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Old 06-27-2018, 08:08 AM   #6
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It was my understanding they where just discontinuing certain models. Later RJD
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Old 06-27-2018, 08:29 AM   #7
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My take on most "Popular Units" is they Discontinue features that we Like and Add More of what we Don't Like! Regardless we have always looked at the V-Nose units as a "Step Above" in many ways! Just opposite of what GM did,they are Deleting the "Cadillac" and keeping the "Buick"! Youroo!!
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Aren’t Windjammers the same as the Rockwood Signature Ultra Lite but with a V nose?
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Old 06-27-2018, 09:07 AM   #9
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Wasn't there a similar rumor a year or two ago?
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They have discontinued some models. They don't make our 30WRLS anymore according to the website.
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