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Old 03-01-2014, 08:27 AM   #231
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No kidding Turbs. Every brand has a few horror stories. It's bad right now as the entire RV industry experienced explosive sales growth over the last two years. Production lines got rushed to get RVs out the door and off to dealers. With that comes human errors, fix it at the dealer attitudes, bad management decisions, make hay while the sun shines! Remember the RV industry had a lot of dealers and manufactures go belly up in 2008 - 2011 years. For more insight to the industry, check this website out. RVNN.TV: Travel, Apps and RV's*|*Travel, Apps, and the World of RVs
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Old 03-01-2014, 08:32 AM   #232
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Whys that?

Thousands and thousands of sabres sold and you base your decision off of what ?
This one couple's thread and there rendition of there issue's?


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I wonder if it is their problems or the apparent lack of concern on the manufacturer's part that is giving some people pause for concern.

I do wish them well in their effort to resolve the issues but I will not blame anyone for having second thoughts.
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Why's that???? Because it's his choice.
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Old 03-01-2014, 09:01 AM   #234
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I'm with Turbs. I just spent 50 nights of camping in my Sabre last night. In less than 1 year of ownership. It has been a great product and met or exceeded our expectations. The value for the money is exactly why we purchased this unit. I couldn't be happier with my decision.

I feel for this couple and hope FR makes it right! It is painful to read the struggle they are going through and I hope it is fixed SOON for them.
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Old 03-01-2014, 09:03 AM   #235
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I would add this thought... Keep in mind that there are others, like us, who are going down this VERY same road with their Sabre, in the fact that we have the same type defects and are experiencing the same time frames, actually longer than the Browns. In our situation, I've not posted everything on here about our unit and everything wrong with it,but believe me when I tell you that I'm following this thread and I followed Doug's very closely to see how FR treats their customers when the problems are on them. When our unit is finally ready, I'll be making the 10-11 hour drive to the factory and you better believe I'll be using a microscope to go through every inch of it before I accept it back. We all pay our hard earned money for these units, and by no means are they cheap. We invest a lot of time and effort in just choosing our unit for what best fits the needs of our families in order for us to get away from the daily stress of our lives and actually "take a vacation" in something that's supposed to be relaxing and worry free. Why in the world should we be expected to keep something bought in good faith that's not worth the money we paid for it. I know and understand that their have been changes and issues at the factory and explosive growth due to demand but why should we the buyer need to pay years for something that's not our fault or of the quality that we expected to receive. I completely agree also, that there are 1000's of good quality units out there, it's how Forest River handles the few that slip through the quality and craftsmanship cracks as to how they'll be looked at by future customers, because that "could" be them someday.
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Whys that?

Thousands and thousands of sabres sold and you base your decision off of what ?
This one couple's thread and there rendition of there issue's?


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Exactly. I mean even with the notorious 6.0 Ford had, not every truck had major issues for every customer, and there were THOUSANDS of their trucks with very real issues.
This is one biggest problem I've heard of from Sabre. Even Dougs main issue is stemming from a sub-manuf. part issue and not from sabre (best I understand). Heck I've screw up a persons car before, we're just human.

Now if every other trailer was having a big issue - THEN, we have a problem.

oops. forgot to check mark that stupid box again!
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Cwblaylock- sorry about your issues.
I hope that Sabre takes good care of you, in the end. I hate that you and others have these issues.
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Wow! I just notice this thread has over 12,000 veiws. And it hasnt even been up a month. I wonder if this is some kinda record.
Best of luck Browns!!! Were pulling for you!
Sabre has, I'm sure seen some PR from this, just waiting for the favorable swing that were all hoping for, and would work very good in thier favor too!
Yep. When momma is mad, people notice. Ha.
I sure hope they find peace soon.

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Exactly. I mean even with the notorious 6.0 Ford had, not every truck had major issues for every customer, and there were THOUSANDS of their trucks with very real issues.
This is one biggest problem I've heard of from Sabre. Even Dougs main issue is stemming from a sub-manuf. part issue and not from sabre (best I understand). Heck I've screw up a persons car before, we're just hunan.

Now if every other trailer was having a big issue - THEN, we have a problem.

oops. forgot to check mark that stupid box again!
Totally agree. I own a 6.0 Diesel and its great. NO issues. However, Ford's reputation took a serious hit. To the average person, the 6.0 is junk. Most of those people never owned one, and may have only heard of someone's friend that had problems with one. Do some research and all you find is the small percentage of folks with the problems, not the silent majority that did not.

Same with the Sabre. Their reputation will take a hit...hell it already has as evidenced by some of the opinions on this thread. When someone researches Sabre, they will likely find threads like this that will give them serious concerns about buying one.

Hopefully, a resolution is quickly forthcoming. I do hope they can make Momma happy.
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it is cause for pause and having to think 2x about it

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Whys that?

Thousands and thousands of sabres sold and you base your decision off of what ?
This one couple's thread and there rendition of there issue's?


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Any unit can have probs. I for one sure know that! But how has the folks at Sabres treated these buyers. Looking for a dealer to buy that pos and sell it to some other sucker.
Dam poorly I say, that should be cause for pause.
This is just IMO no more or less.
Im sure they made good ones....Hope you dont go threw this with your next Sabres.
Isnt there more then one couple complaining in this thread?
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