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Old 03-20-2014, 01:10 PM   #21
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as was said its a niche market.
Many dealer see that popups are for people who don't want to spend a lot of money for a RV.
if they don't wan't a pop up it's easier to move them up to a travel trailer. Many dealers see hybrids as an unecessary step, that's a waste of inventory.
plus the history of bunk leaks with early models scared them away.
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Old 03-20-2014, 01:17 PM   #22
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Its not worth it right now to import, or real close anyway being in Calgary.

Rangeland has a pile of Roos late time I looked and Canadian leisure sells Shamrock, Highriver autoplex had a bunch of roos too.

So I don't think they are hard to find at all, not getting rammed on the price is another story....
Well rangeland is out because they are the ones that screwed me on my trade-in so they won't be getting my business. As for Highriver, they currently have a whooping one unit...a Roo 19, no 21ssLs or 19Ls...these are the 3 I am considering and no other models on their lot. I will look into Canadian Leisure...must have missed that one in my search??? As for importing...so far yes, there is no deal for Canadians. called RVW and the price of a 21ssL delivered to the border was more than the price I can buy the same model here locally(if there was stock).

edit...nope, just checked...Canadian Leisure has zero hybrids available on their website. So far my whooping 3 options are: buy the one Roo 19 at Highriver autoplex, buy a used 2012 21ssL I found, or order a new unit and wait 8-10 weeks. Not exactly a lot to choose from.
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Old 03-20-2014, 01:31 PM   #23
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Well rangeland is out because they are the ones that screwed me on my trade-in so they won't be getting my business. As for Highriver, they currently have a whooping one unit...a Roo 19, no 21ssLs or 19Ls...these are the 3 I am considering and no other models on their lot. I will look into Canadian Leisure...must have missed that one in my search??? As for importing...so far yes, there is no deal for Canadians. called RVW and the price of a 21ssL delivered to the border was more than the price I can buy the same model here locally(if there was stock).
Consider this very carefully.
You may think they were going to "screw" you and they will "never" get any of your money but you buy this unit from x y or z in the states or beyond then who and where are you going to take your unit to for warranty work?

We hear it ALL the time on this forum

"my unit needs to have warranty work and my local dealer wont do it because I didn't buy it from them"

" the dealer I bought my unit from is thousands of miles from me"

The price of admission goes up considerably once you go beyond your dealer 100's or thousands of miles.

Just something to consider.

I hope you never need any kind of warranty assistance but if you do and probably will then what?




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Old 03-20-2014, 01:44 PM   #24
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Consider this very carefully.
You may think they were going to "screw" you and they will "never" get any of your money but you buy this unit from x y or z in the states or beyond then who and where are you going to take your unit to for warranty work?

We hear it ALL the time on this forum

"my unit needs to have warranty work and my local dealer wont do it because I didn't buy it from them"

" the dealer I bought my unit from is thousands of miles from me"

The price of admission goes up considerably once you go beyond your dealer 100's or thousands of miles.

Just something to consider.

I hope you never need any kind of warranty assistance but if you do and probably will then what?




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Yes, I understand that. I'm ruling out one dealer in my neck of the woods that sells Roos...there are others, they just don't have stock but I can take my unit to them for work if and when I ever find a Roo to buy.
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Yes, I understand that. I'm ruling out one dealer in my neck of the woods that sells Roos...there are others, they just don't have stock but I can take my unit to them for work if and when I ever find a Roo to buy.
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Well rangeland is out because they are the ones that screwed me on my trade-in so they won't be getting my business. As for Highriver, they currently have a whooping one unit...a Roo 19, no 21ssLs or 19Ls...these are the 3 I am considering and no other models on their lot. I will look into Canadian Leisure...must have missed that one in my search??? As for importing...so far yes, there is no deal for Canadians. called RVW and the price of a 21ssL delivered to the border was more than the price I can buy the same model here locally(if there was stock).

edit...nope, just checked...Canadian Leisure has zero hybrids available on their website. So far my whooping 3 options are: buy the one Roo 19 at Highriver autoplex, buy a used 2012 21ssL I found, or order a new unit and wait 8-10 weeks. Not exactly a lot to choose from.
What about making a weekend trip out of going to see some a little further away? We were lucky. In our case we got it down to a few units we were interested in and went out to saw them. They didn't have the 233S in stock at the time we went but we found a member here who lived in the same city and was kind enough to have us over to see the unit. Then we made the deal with the dealer here in town. We got several quotes and went to the dealer and ordered our unit. Maybe you can do something similar. See whats within driving distance you are ok with and make a mini vacation out of going to pick it up (some Americans here have driven insane amounts of time to get there units from what I have read)
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What about making a weekend trip out of going to see some a little further away? We were lucky. In our case we got it down to a few units we were interested in and went out to saw them. They didn't have the 233S in stock at the time we went but we found a member here who lived in the same city and was kind enough to have us over to see the unit. Then we made the deal with the dealer here in town. We got several quotes and went to the dealer and ordered our unit. Maybe you can do something similar. See whats within driving distance you are ok with and make a mini vacation out of going to pick it up (some Americans here have driven insane amounts of time to get there units from what I have read)
Yup...may have to do just that...just didn't think it would be this hard to spend money lol!
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No they all want your money. Just spend it wisely.

We found out that Roos were harder to come by in our area but we are so happy with our purchase. You will find one
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I beg to differ. We own a 233S and have seen campgroups where hybrids have have been equal to TTs. I think it depends on where you live and where you camp. HTT are becoming popular enough that more and more people seems to be buying them leading more manufacturers are making them.
I guess it has something to do with location too. I notice every RV that passes me going the other way and there are very few HTT vs regular TT alone, not to mention 5vers and Motorhomes. The only RV's that have a smaller percentage of the market would be Class B.

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Since you are in Alberta might want to check at Rockymountain RV in Logan Utah. They seem to have a good inventory of Roos.
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