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Old 03-08-2016, 10:50 PM   #1
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Bunk End Latch Question

We were supposed to take delivery on our Roo 233S today but too many issues to discuss and they are still working to get the camper ready.

We went through a half baked PDI. One of the items that did not look right is the bunk end latches. It appears the latches were just barely hanging on to the beds.

Are the latches adjustable? Is it normal to just barely hang on to the bunk end? Tried to attach pic for reference.

Thanks in advance!
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Old 03-08-2016, 10:58 PM   #2
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I'm not sure if it's correct, but it looks exactly the same as ours.
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Old 03-08-2016, 11:16 PM   #3
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I'm not sure if it's correct, but it looks exactly the same as ours.

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Old 03-09-2016, 05:10 AM   #4
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Same here, and I saw some Roos at a dealer this past week end, and there all the same !!
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Old 03-09-2016, 07:56 AM   #5
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We were supposed to take delivery on our Roo 233S today but too many issues to discuss and they are still working to get the camper ready.

We went through a half baked PDI. One of the items that did not look right is the bunk end latches. It appears the latches were just barely hanging on to the beds.

Are the latches adjustable? Is it normal to just barely hang on to the bunk end? Tried to attach pic for reference.

Thanks in advance!

It looks like that's the only way they can be mounted as if the round bar mounted to door is much higher it will hit the triangle that is part of the latch. You could always send your picture to these guys and ask the question. Personally I'd like to see the install instructions for those latches if they exist.
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Rootree, I for one am with you on the having to cancel a delivery. Its a long story going back almost 6 months but we ordered a unit, never even got as far as a "formal" PDI, and after much BS had to reject that particular one and reorder. I hope your issues are solvable at the dealer level, hopefully no parts need to be ordered. Don't let it get you down (which is tough) and do not take it until YOUR satisfied. Good luck.
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Old 03-09-2016, 09:15 AM   #6
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Rootree,
Our 2008 Shamrock had the old style latches which seemed more substantial. The new style are much easier to use, but threw us at first as looking "just barely hanging on" as you mentioned. When we were closing up after every trip last year DW would look at the latches and ask, "does that look right to you?" Kind of hoping she now has that out of her system(LOL).
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Thanks for each of your input on the bunk latches. Sounds like this is normal.
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Same here..


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We were supposed to take delivery on our Roo 233S today but too many issues to discuss and they are still working to get the camper ready.

We went through a half baked PDI. One of the items that did not look right is the bunk end latches. It appears the latches were just barely hanging on to the beds.

Are the latches adjustable? Is it normal to just barely hang on to the bunk end? Tried to attach pic for reference.

Thanks in advance!
We have the same thing on our 2015 IKSS but if you watch the geometry as the latch closes you can see that the rest of the latch acts like a wedge and that part where it finally rests is actually the part that is closest to the door when fully closed. I assume this is to hold the tightest seal.

I used to think that adjustable would be better but there is a lot of discussion in the past about people compressing the seals too much thinking that the tighter the better and distorting them which actually causes worse leaking.

Good luck with the rest of your issues. As others have said, don't accept it till you are happy.
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We had those latches on our Roo for 3 years without an issue.
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