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Old 02-23-2016, 09:40 PM   #1
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They don't clean up

I pulled my Microwave, controller, and entryway switch panel to do some rewiring. to my surprise there was sawdust everywhere, wooden cutouts, rough holes for wiring just punched thru the paneling and nothing was cleaned up. I'm wondering what I will find when I pull the under covering on the trailer.

Years ago I worked for liberty coach (we lowered the floor on sonic cruisers) and we never left a speck of debris. times change.

So is this normal for a new TT or just my Flagstaff?
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Old 02-23-2016, 10:29 PM   #2
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Old 02-23-2016, 10:31 PM   #3
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Pretty much normal.
And expect foam debris trapped in faucet aerator
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Old 02-23-2016, 10:39 PM   #4
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Every trailer we've owned since 1975 (7) have had sawdust & debris left in them. Not a big deal. Even new stick houses have the same stuff left behind.
Lift the carpeting in your car/truck and find the debris.
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Old 02-23-2016, 10:42 PM   #5
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I'm wondering what I will find when I pull the under covering on the trailer.
Oh boy are you in for some fun opening that up. You might find someones ham sandwich in there.
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I was a general contractor in Ca for years doing high end kitchens and any sub leaving debris behind paid for the cleanup or did not get the opportunity to work on one of my jobs again. I do't think it is unreasonable given what they charge for one of these units to expect them to vacuum up the sawdust and pickup the plugs.
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Every trailer, every manufacturer has this.
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I do't think it is unreasonable given what they charge for one of these units to expect them to vacuum up the sawdust and pickup the plugs.

Me either but they won't.

I don't know what all the different Forest River divisions have as policy, but I know when I bought my Keystone it was the dealers responsibility to do the cleaning as part of the dealer prep.
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I have been sniffing all around my new "W" learning where everything is and have found a least one tree worth of saw dust in and around everything.
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Old 02-24-2016, 12:22 PM   #10
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More? Sawdust!

Every time we stop after pulling the TT, we open the doors to the entertainment center and find...more sawdust. Even after two years. I just wonder how much was there to begin with! Indeed, workmanship has been redefined as doing enough to not get fired...
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Not true! Not every trailer or every manufacturer!
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Every time we stop after pulling the TT, we open the doors to the entertainment center and find...more sawdust. Even after two years. I just wonder how much was there to begin with! Indeed, workmanship has been redefined as doing enough to not get fired...
Saves on tak'n fire starter........
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See! That is why I subscribe to this forum...helpful hints. LOL!!!
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Second the normal and sad.
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I have the 832fkbs and was working on a mod that required removal of the drawers under the bed. A lot of sawdust there, some wood scraps and the same under vanity by water pump. When we had a house built, they had a cleaning crew do a pretty good dusting etc. Sounds like a job oppunity to me at FR,
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I pulled my Microwave, controller, and entryway switch panel to do some rewiring. to my surprise there was sawdust everywhere, wooden cutouts, rough holes for wiring just punched thru the paneling and nothing was cleaned up. I'm wondering what I will find when I pull the under covering on the trailer.

Years ago I worked for liberty coach (we lowered the floor on sonic cruisers) and we never left a speck of debris. times change.

So is this normal for a new TT or just my Flagstaff?
They are built by millenals, we raised them not to clean up after themselves.
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We purchased our Wildcat 5th wheel one year ago. We still get "stuff" out of the A/C vents every time we use the A/C.


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Never saw any sawdust in a new Airstream......metal filings yes, but no sawdust.
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No that is beneath their entitlement attitudes.. Unless it can be done thru Facebook or a tweet your screwed.

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