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Old 09-19-2011, 02:59 PM   #1
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Faux Stainless Appliances?

I noticed a white chip on the front of the Refrigerator on my fairly new Rockwood A122 Hardside Series trailer. On closer inspection I noticed that it is actually a paint chip in the silver (faux stainless steel) front of the door revealing the white plastic underneath.

The Rockwood brochure clearly states under "Hardside Additional Standards" a bullet point "Stainless Steel Appliances". Now maybe I'm being overly picky but I feel a bit cheated. "Stainless Steel" paint is NOT Stainless Steel. A minor nick in a Stainless Steel metal door might cause a small scratch or dent, but not an obvious white paint chip. I think Forest River (Warren Buffet can send some of his perceived tax undercharge to do this) needs to correct this. The whole thing is deceptive at best.

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Anyone else have this problem?

Has Forest River offered any solution?

Could the door be removed and a stainless panel inserted into the door front? Or perhaps they could swap out painted for real metal doors.

If you think I am a whiner...flame away!


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Old 09-19-2011, 04:04 PM   #2
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Read this post. This issue has come up before. Sorry to hear of your problem.
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Old 09-19-2011, 04:54 PM   #3
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Day Late

As usual.... Day Late, Dollar Short Thanks for the redirection
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