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Old 07-17-2014, 11:22 PM   #1
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Picking up our new rig next week and would like any feedback from 376bhok owners. We do our walk thru Tuesday. Anything to look for before we tow it away??? Thanks!
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Old 07-18-2014, 03:33 PM   #2
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We picked ours up in May, on the walk through there is so much info to absorb so take a notebook with you to jot notes. I really made sure all of the options we ordered, were installed. We had the dealer install a second safety latch on the main door for when it is open so the wind does not blow it shut. We did a metal one, plastic ones will eventually break. The friction hinge is ok for a light wind but if you get a gust, the door will slam.

In the bunk room - the back wall, make sure to clamp down on the curtain rod ends, it will fall off and it will get crushed by the slide out. Ours did and I made sure the new one will not come off.

I would also suggest swapping out the (2) door straps on the bunk room and bunk room bathroom, kids open them and wear out the buttons, i am going to install the one like is on our closet which is a metal bar. We had an incident where the bunk door was not strapped or the strap came undone in transport and when i put the slides out, the door handle got ripped off and the hinge doors were bent. Was a 2 hour project for me to swap in a handle from Home Depot and pull the hinges off and flatten them back out.

Switch for the electric water heater is on the outside panel on the water heater, we used gas for about a month and finally figured out we needed to turn it on manually each time to use the electric and not waste our gas. Remember to turn it off when not hooked up to water so you do not have it running on an empty water tank.

Check all counter tops to make sure they were caulked from counter top to to wall edge, they missed a few when they built ours. Also check the door bar in the shower to make sure that is caulked.

So far - we are very happy with our Sandpiper. Just like a new house, there are minor things that go wrong that are a quick fix or just add to a punch-list for the dealer to fix after a few run downs.
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Old 07-19-2014, 01:21 PM   #3
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Yes I agree with acbigsby, check the shower. The bottom rail of the shower door leaked. And the bunk room curtain rods will fall off while going down the road. I wish that they would have made the slides on independent switch, or atleast the big slide independent, its the last one to open on ours so if you stop on the road and buy groceries we have to open all four slides just so we can get to the fridge and cabinets. Thats been my biggest complain. Haha looks like we are setting up camp in Walmart's parking lot!!
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Old 07-20-2014, 09:55 PM   #4
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I also upgraded the marker lights to led's and added some more. Yall will see us rolling down the interstate at night. Haha
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I thought the exterior lights were all led?? Ours is what the dealer called a late 2014.
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Old 07-20-2014, 10:20 PM   #6
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Ours is a 2014, but didnt have leds marker lights.
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Old 07-29-2014, 05:26 PM   #9
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I love the dark color of them now. I have the early 2014 which is white.


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nice setup washboss. always wanted a megacab, but no need now that the kids are gone.
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