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Old 05-11-2013, 02:00 PM   #11
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The first AFrame I looked at on the lot had one interior latch that would not close. I tried and the salesman tried. Without forcing it, it was stuck open. While it is sad that you didn't get to take your camper home, it is good that the dealer is working to solve the problem.


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Old 05-11-2013, 02:04 PM   #12
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Set Up Difficulty

Hi! I have a Flagstaff 12 SC. I bought it New. Never had a problem setting up until recently. As the others have mentioned, the latches should be snug but not hard to close. My problem was the camper was not level enough. Once I adjusted the jacks it went together perfectly. Also you need to make sure that the roof panels have been completely elevated. Once you get this straightened out, you will love your camper.

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Old 05-11-2013, 04:42 PM   #13
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The wind pin (alignment bolt?) on the kitchen side wall of our 128s used to give me fits on occasion. Now, I set the the front driver side stabilizer by itself before bringing up the roof and walls. This works for us every time.

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Old 05-13-2013, 09:44 PM   #14
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Boy with all the solved problems explained on this forum I should have no problems with mine as long as I remember all of these helpful hints.
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Old 05-14-2013, 06:57 PM   #15
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We picked up our new A122s today and had no set up problems. You guys nailed the alignment problem: failure to level the unit first (operator error, I think this is called). Once we got it close to level & stabilizers down; it set like a dream, or at least like the video instruction, which would have been wise to view first. Lessons learned by this owner & dealer techs. Lol.
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Old 05-14-2013, 10:18 PM   #16
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And now you're set for years of fun. Congrats on your new camper!
It's never too late to have a happy childhood!
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Old 05-24-2013, 01:56 PM   #17
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Where's the pictures? Hows it going with the new trailer?


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