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Old 03-31-2016, 07:16 AM   #61
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I personally would have them dewinterize and test the systems. I once picked up a trailer and when they were prepping it they discovered the city and water fill lines were reversed. I can't imagine how long it would have taken me to figure out the problem, especially with the enclosed underbelly it had.

Sometimes things come loose in transport...I would rather have it tested.

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Old 03-31-2016, 09:54 AM   #62
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A question for you guys? My trailer came in and my dealer wants me to come down and do a walk through and settle up. My problem is I would like to see that the water works and there are no leaks etc. The weather has been warm the last few days but we are looking at temps in the 20s at night next week and I don't think I want to take a chance of having freezing issues. The dealer wants me to take ownership to avoid a fee for having unsold units on the lot. I have read here that I pretty much lose my power once I pay but I can see his issue as well. Thoughts? BTW I did download the PDI checklist and am using it as a guide.
I'm with Roovader, I would want to see the water system and everything else operate or I am not buying anything. All you need to do is search this and other boards for plumbing issues from the factory on new trailers and how they are found "at the campground". Make them fill the freshwater until it is overflowing out the fill and vent, fill the gray tank until it backs up into the shower base and the black until it backs up in the toilet above floor level. Then check for leaks. They are supposed to test all of that prior to your PDI as none of it is tested at the factory. Do you trust them?

Is the dealer telling you he would not re-winterize it for you which would cost him about $25 to do or less? What would they have done if you were taking delivery in January? To me that's like buying a new truck and it runs out of gas before you get off the lot

I don't know what is up with an "unsold unit fee"? I have never heard of that before? Is that what he is calling his interest on a floored unit?

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Old 03-31-2016, 10:05 AM   #63
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Thanks for responses. I will definitely have them do the water system as you all make great points that echo my initial concerns. I didn't ask them about winterizing it after the PDI and the fee may well be the interest on a floored unit. I couldn't recall the exact terminology they used.
As far as trust goes I am not really sure as I am a new customer and we only spoke at the show. They seemed okay; Campers Inn in Raynam MA. They are all over the Eastern part of the country. The Raynam one has good reviews online...
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Old 03-31-2016, 10:06 AM   #64
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Shoot if they are wanting to sell the trailer have them de winterize and show you the systems work then they can winterize it again. A good dealer would not have any problem with doing this.
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Old 03-31-2016, 10:08 AM   #65
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"unsold unit fee"

i think that is just the dealer has to pay payments on the rigs not sold, so he wants to move it, I don't blame him but the best way to do that is to please the customer, so show me it all works and i show you the money, LOL

Like MR H said make the show you the rig works if they want it to move now.
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Old 03-31-2016, 09:56 PM   #66
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And look on the positive side, you'll see how to dewinterize and rewinterize which never happens in a PDI.
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Old 04-01-2016, 09:38 AM   #67
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I just got an email from my dealer saying my Shamrock 233s that i ordered on 02/12 has been scheduled to come off of the assembly line on 04/19. She anticipates that it should hit their lot about 2 weeks later.
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Old 04-01-2016, 10:04 AM   #68
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Congrats Finster! It's so much better knowing that you have some dates instead of just a 6 to 8 weeks answer. The wait just got that much easier for you!
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Old 04-02-2016, 06:08 AM   #69
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We ordered the Roo 23ikss that same week and have not heard anything yet.

Our first trip is Memorial Day weekend so just hoping we get it 1-2 weeks before for stocking and prepping. Not to mention praying there are no issues with it.
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Old 04-02-2016, 06:35 AM   #70
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This is making me so sad... I ordered our 23WS on March 21. The dealer said it would be 4-6 weeks but maybe even two if our timing was right. It's starting to sound like we might be cutting it close for our first trip on 5/20. It's somewhat comforting to know that I'm not the only one counting down the days like a kid at Christmas time...if only I had a date to count down to! Good luck, everyone!

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