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Old 12-17-2015, 04:35 PM   #31
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Old 12-17-2015, 05:01 PM   #32
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there are probably too many metrics that the factory is measured on that come before quality. Since we all buy the junk anyway they have no reason to make quality a priority.

In the manufacturing plants I have worked out quality was always a big part of the metrics.

To answer the the question, yes if they moved the assembly plant to S. Texas and I am the QA manger. The employees would not like me very much because I am a very picky person.
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Old 12-17-2015, 05:08 PM   #33
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Most of us already do, we rebuild the units after delivery.

Working the way they do will never produce a quality product, trying to get the job done a warp speed is not in my style of working.
If you are able to RUN from 5:30AM till 2:30PM DDC is correct,I cant Run that long anymore! Youroo!!
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Old 12-17-2015, 05:21 PM   #34
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Answer....NO. I can't run that fast anymore and I have too much pride in my work to allow what is being built this way. But I don't have stockholders either.
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Old 12-17-2015, 05:43 PM   #35
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If it wasn't for Forest River we would not have anything to complain about.
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Old 12-17-2015, 05:54 PM   #36
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Sign all waivers and go thru training. Drug test if required.

If they can build a camper in three days I would give my labor for at least one week to work on my RV.

Check welds. Meaning I would reweld and support the framework as soon on forum. Pinbox flexing and spring hangers.

Upgraded axles and tires and possibly brakes. Easy at assembly.

Heater and A/C upgrades.

Could clean up your camper from sawdust and organize wire. Install EMS. Mount TVs the way you want. Drawers or shelves where you need them. Catch stripped screws and things. Not to mention all the more understanding you would have. Understand their assembly goes on but you could have access to it before and after work hours or breaks.

Not to mention all the upgrades that are coming or available you never even know existed.


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If they did that you would put them out of business quick, that trailer that took 3 days to build without you, now takes two weeks to build and will go up $50000 in price.........

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Old 12-17-2015, 05:57 PM   #37
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Sometimes being retired is hard work.
My father in law always says now that he's retired he has no idea how he had time to work........... I will find out in just a few years......

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Old 12-17-2015, 06:00 PM   #38
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Old 12-17-2015, 06:10 PM   #39
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Old 12-18-2015, 12:34 PM   #40
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I'd like to be a quality control person, but only if I had the power to make a person re-due their screw-up..

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