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Old 06-27-2015, 01:10 PM   #11
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We purchased a 31RETS-6 from RV Wholesalers although we live in AZ. When we picked it up in OH, a tech as assigned to us to address any issues. Maybe the tech got there before stating time because we didn't find any defects. After going home to AZ we had a LP regulator, a water heater thermostat fail and a cracked water line. All of these items were not a Palomino issue but their vendor. In each case I contacted RV Wholesalers and Gary at Forest River and new part was received within [2] days. The waterline crack was near the low point drain so a $4.00 sharkbite fitting from Home Depot fixed it, although RV Wholesalers would have sent a repair mobile tech, I'm pretty handy so I did the repairs in just a few minutes. The rest of the unit was, and to this day 3+ years later trouble free. In conclusion, this is the most factory perfect trailer I have owned since I started RVing back in the 50's. Just my two cents.

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Old 07-19-2015, 07:14 PM   #12
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Tears in linoleum

well, we continue to have issues with our 2014 Sabre 5th wheel, 32BHOK.
we picked it up in April and have been using it pretty regular. Each trip has exposed more and more problems.
Today when we packed up to go home we put the main slide in like usual.
No problems, nothing out of the ordinary. when we got home we put the slide out and the one end of the slide left a 12 inch long tear in the linoleum!
You could see where the slide wheel/wheels had put so much down pressure on the linoleum that it left a jagged tear in it. As of right now only the end is doing it. Does this mean the slide itself is out of adjustment? or just the wheel/roller assembly?

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Old 07-19-2015, 07:25 PM   #13
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I too must have been one of the more fortunate ones. We had a 2013 Sabre Silhouette 290refd and had zero problems in two years. nada Traded it in on a 2015 Salem Hemis 336rlt because I was told we needed the king size bed and second air conditioner for the dog, and the kitchen island, and and plus I just like buying s--t.
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Old 07-20-2015, 11:14 PM   #14
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I'm starting to think mine was built on a Friday. I have tried to work all of the problems out but it's like fighting alligators!
Leaving again in the morn and hoping I got it right.
Can't trade it in as we would take a bath money wise.l

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Old 07-21-2015, 03:04 AM   #15
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Old 07-21-2015, 01:49 PM   #16
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this week we also got a recall notice about the brake wiring being routed improperly, installed wrong. Supposed to take it to your dealer for it to be "corrected". yaaaay!
whats next with this thing?
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Old 07-21-2015, 09:41 PM   #17
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We had a few minor things that we had fixed on our '15 36qbok last winter. I want to say the biggest was adjusting the slides a little since they rubbed the table mounts since we have the superlounge option.
Otherwise we have been pretty fortunate! We have used our camper almost every weekend since the first of April.
I'd buy another Sabre if they ever get a 5 slide bunk.....unless i buy a lake house first!
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Old 07-23-2015, 02:19 AM   #18
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We had a pretty long list of factory defects when we took delivery of our 32RCTS back in 2012, but they were all resolved mostly by the dealer or by us. We're lucky that we are only 30 min away from a great Dealer. (Yeah Dolney RV in Kawkalin, MI)

We been to the factory twice and their manufacturing process looks top notch. Even so. it troubles us that they would have shipped the unit with so many defects.

With all of that said, are very happy with our Sabre and would buy one again if we had a need for a newer model or a change in floor plan.
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Old 07-23-2015, 05:16 PM   #19
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Bedroom slide

I noticed the bedroom slide was working at a slight angle when going in and out. I opened the bed to view the slide and found the metal slide was not screwed in all the way to the wood brace on one side. I screwed it all the way in and it works better. As I looked at the wood support it looks twisted. I'm thinking of adding some small "L" bracket to support it. Has anyone else seen problems here?
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Old 07-28-2015, 06:43 PM   #20
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Things went much better during our trip last week. Only issue was a leaking water inlet for the toilet & I took care of that right away.
We got rid of the washer dryer as the vent less model doesn't dry that great and fills the forward compartment with hot, damp, air.
Going to camping world next week to have a 2nd A/C unit installed up front. Guess I'll have to get a bigger gen set.
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