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Old 10-13-2018, 07:23 PM   #1
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Wall Material Used in Rockwood Minilight

I'm very interested in the 2019 RW ML specifically the 2507 model.
I've seen nothing written relative to the walls being made from Azdel, but a salesman said they are.
Anyone have factual information about this?
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The salesman lied. Never trust the salesman. I talked to a knowledgeable RV salesman who told me that Open Range put plywood floors in their light trailers, which differed from the brochure. I called Open Range and they told me no, the floors are laminated.
The only FR division that uses Azdel, is Coachmen, as far as I know.
I do know Rockwood/Flagstaff doesn't.
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What is Azdel and what difference does it make?
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What is Azdel and what difference does it make?
Google is your friend:

https://www.azdelonboard.com/
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"The only FR division that uses Azdel, is Coachmen, as far as I know."

The Geo Pro and E Pro lines are using it. Was wishful thinking on my part that the Mini lights did as well
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If you keep your rv for longer then 10y, I would suggest azdel. If you'll trade it in before then, luan boards will probably be fine.

The non azdel was the deal breaker for me when looking at 2509s.
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Surveyor and RPod use it.
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Surveyor and RPod use it.
Apparently also the new NoBo line. These are recent changes to Surveyor and Rpod lines.
Maybe FR will add Azdel to other lines.
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Old 10-14-2018, 01:25 PM   #9
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Hi, I own a 2507, And was at factory Sept 28. The walls are Fiberglas outer layer, luan plywood, aluminum frame (white insulation foam between frame members) luan, innerwall covered with a vynal wall paper .


Adzel is used by Coach Man.



We choose the 2507 because it met our needs and size perfectly. Watching the seals around any gaps in the side "Should" prevent delamination.

seals are window, side hatches, utility openings, roof/wall intersection.


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As is my nature, I might be over analysing the added value of Adzel construction. I can't help but believe however that its valuable in terms of longevity as well as in the resale market.
I favor the floor plan and feature set of the 2507, but the Coachman freedom express 248 is a nice Azdel built option.
I'm even giving the Lance 2375 consideration. Lance does the Adzel in both exterior and interior walls.
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