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Old 10-14-2016, 11:10 AM   #11
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I have never bought a trailer where I found all the defects during a PDI. I don't waste a lot of time doing one. I check the major systems and spend a few minutes looking for major flaws and I'm on my way. There will always be small things that need attention and you can usually fix them yourself.

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Old 10-14-2016, 03:52 PM   #12
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Make sure you pay attention to fit and finish of all moldings and other trim item . Dealer had to remove and recut and fix sloppy putty attempts before we would accept trailer . Get up on roof and do a thorough inspection . All major system were good to go , but the trim and sloppy attempts to make it fit werent going to cut it . We got our silverback 37 BH in April and the last part for a jacknife bed yesterday .so overall we r very happy with it

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Old 10-14-2016, 04:16 PM   #13
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Yea just got to the factory this morning and looking at all the new campers and I get the urge to trade. DW wants a Cottage to put at the beach, they are pretty. I want a 36CKTS, dual pane windows, a Onan onboard generator, stacked washer/dryer, microwave/convection oven, two air conditioners, residential refrigerator but not level up. Trav'ler Direct satellite dish for DW. Maybe trade out my king bed with dealer, I like my Trump. Also trade out tires that I have with dealer. A dishwasher would be nice. DW does not want a dishwasher but if something should happen to DW then the nineteen year old new DW might not want to wash dishes

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Old 10-14-2016, 05:44 PM   #14
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I bought my 36CKTS this January. My first RV. I needed the PDI because I knew nothing. A couple minor things found at PDI which were corrected on the spot. Only one major thing, when using hydraulics breaker would trip. First, I never would have found the breaker in a year of looking. Second, the wrong breaker was installed (which was the reason it tripped) fixed on the spot.

Out on the road, I realized the storm window for the front door not included. Dealer gave me a hard time (Chesaco in Maryland). Called Cedar Creek factor, inserts sent out same day, no charge. They were great to work with, including returning my call.
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Old 10-18-2016, 04:39 PM   #15
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check fit and finish

besides trying out everything when we did our PDI we looked at the fit and finish of the unit (inside cabinets line up, screws/staples inserted correctly/nicely, wire looming tidy - that sort of thing). I didn't know much about trailers but figured that if the things we could see were a mess then what about what we couldn't see (underbelly, plumbing/wiring inside walls, etc.)? We turned down a couple of tt's for these reasons and are happy with what we finally bought, haven't had too many problems (knock wood) cincia
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Old 10-19-2016, 05:47 AM   #16
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