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Old 03-19-2014, 04:25 PM   #61
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WOW!! The campground owner retained a lawyer! I received an email from his attorney requesting I get a 2nd estimate from a 2nd repair center!
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Old 03-20-2014, 09:30 AM   #62
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WOW!! The campground owner retained a lawyer! I received an email from his attorney requesting I get a 2nd estimate from a 2nd repair center!
Good luck and I hope the new estimate is even higher from the 2nd shop. They're gonna stretch this out for all it's worth. Maybe we all can take a road trip to visit this pos owner.
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Old 03-20-2014, 09:56 AM   #63
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Yea, me too. Ordered it this afternoon. I've replaced a refrig board twice in my old unit. Hopefully that will not continue to happen with my new unit or even worse.

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Unfortunately, these units are on a continium - from a simple surge supressor to sophisticated electrical management boxes. We started with a Surge Supressor and were happy with that for years untill we got our son-of-space-shuttle 828WKS 5er last year

After doing a bit of research, I decided it was worth the money to buy insurance in the form of a "Electricial Management" box. The next decision was did we want to get a permanent mount or a shore mount. Well I still have a wistfullness for a Class A, so in consideration of cost, we got the shore mounted unit (and a nice lock to secure it to the pole LOL):
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Old 03-20-2014, 10:04 AM   #64
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Which reminds me - we need to set up a RV Park review thread in the forums (Forum Admins...are ya listening? )
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Old 03-20-2014, 10:34 AM   #65
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Which reminds me - we need to set up a RV Park review thread in the forums (Forum Admins...are ya listening? )
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Old 03-20-2014, 01:27 PM   #66
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I just handed it over to my insurance. My agent told me to ignore his attorney and let them handle it. He also said if his attorney contacts me just to tell her my insurance accepted the claim. I refuse to get another estimate, I will not let them dictate who or where to have my camper repaired. I refuse to put mileage on my truck as we'll wait several weeks to get to get another estimate for his ignorance. I will let my insurance and their attorneys deal with this pos.
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Old 03-20-2014, 01:42 PM   #67
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I just handed it over to my insurance. My agent told me to ignore his attorney and let them handle it. He also said if his attorney contacts me just to tell her my insurance accepted the claim. I refuse to get another estimate, I will not let them dictate who or where to have my camper repaired. I refuse to put mileage on my truck as we'll wait several weeks to get to get another estimate for his ignorance. I will let my insurance and their attorneys deal with this pos.
I think that's going to be the best thing to do.
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Old 03-20-2014, 01:46 PM   #68
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Since we're on topic of questionable wiring at campgrounds, check out this mess at one campground I stayed at.

Move along folks.... Nothing to see here.. ALL local/state codes have been met!!
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Old 03-20-2014, 02:04 PM   #69
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rv pedestal wiring

proper wiring. voltage should be clearly marked on receptacle.
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Old 03-20-2014, 02:31 PM   #70
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Move along folks.... Nothing to see here.. ALL local/state codes have been met!!
No they haven't. "Go ahead kids, it's safe to hang from"
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