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Old 09-28-2013, 07:56 PM   #41
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Our 2012 Flagstaff 8528RKWS was back to dealer for ds landing jack and hasn't been back since. I've made a few mods, but nothing had to be repaired by dealer other than ordering a new table top that was splitting and I replaced it. Toilet shut off valve was leaking in FL and was replaced by Dometic. I consider this trailer to be the best we've ever had since 1975 (9 total).

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Old 09-28-2013, 08:07 PM   #42
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On my third one and all had issues. This one more than first two.

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Old 09-28-2013, 08:38 PM   #43
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Most of the problems on my columbus are from quality control things if it wasn't for those things it would almost be perfect
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Old 09-28-2013, 10:25 PM   #44
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Same here, a few minor things not fixed when left the factory. Missing clip in window screen, window screen has small tear in it, shower head leaking when turned off, valance on kitchen window missing screws. Still took over 3 weeks for the dealer to fix these issues
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Old 10-05-2013, 11:31 AM   #45
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Originally Posted by iceblaze580 View Post
Most of the problems on my columbus are from quality control things if it wasn't for those things it would almost be perfect
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Old 10-05-2013, 11:44 AM   #46
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Purchased a Coleman Bayside pop-up in 1999, roof cracked, mushy floor etc. Sent it back to the factory where they offered to replace the unit with a 2001 for an additional $350, no brainer, new warranty and all the upgrades done over the past 2 years. Traded that in for a 2001 Keystone Litehouse, similar to the Roo, Slideout leaked, propane line cracked from vibration, floor ruined from water getting past the seal they didn't install. Traded that in for the 2007 Georgetown 370, numerous issues including the rear falling apart, which was Ford's problem, but electrical issues, not the best workmanship I've seen. All in all the RV industry as a whole has to do a better job than they currently are doing. Quantity over Quality should never be the way business is done, but check out other forums and you read about the same issues across the board. We don't want the government getting involved any more but it sure would be nice if they had to take back their lemons.

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Old 10-05-2013, 12:50 PM   #47
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We purchased a 2013 wildcat 32qb in June and have been on three trips since and other than an operator error, It's been flawless with no issues! This our first NEW 5th wheel purchase.
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Old 10-11-2013, 01:29 PM   #48
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We've had 3 TT's. The first a 2004 Coachman, no issues. The second a 2006 Coachman, only wear and tear items. The 3rd, a new 2014 Wildwood, Only had it a month or so. No issues yet everything works great. The tow vehicle has been the same for all three, 2004 Nissan Titan, only factory recalls no other issues.
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Old 10-11-2013, 09:09 PM   #49
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My first TT in 2008 was a Jayco 25LGT Featherlite. Our second TT is a 2013 Rockwood Ultralite 8315bss. Neither have had any problems other than the ones created by me. In the Jayco I de-winterized it a few weeks early, put it away wet and we had a severe cold snap in the April. I discovered the fractured joint at the back of the toilet bowl when I next hooked up to a water supply. Who knew I would have had an indoor fountain!
The only problem I've had with the Rockwood was because I didn't know about the separate switch for the electric water heater. Drained the HW tank and then didn't fill it until after plugging in to electricity. Managed to burn out the heater element.

Now, I do have a minor issue with the awning not going back straight and sitting on the guide rails properly but that's a project for the spring unless I px the TT and go for the 5th wheel option.

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Old 10-12-2013, 05:55 AM   #50
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A few minor problems on the Flagstaff 5 er...and FR took care of them immediately with no having another small problem and trailer out of warranty period and FR said they would take care of with this kind of service why would you not buy FR....course we do our part as everyone in every campground wants to see the diamond package....and we give them the tour....thank you forest river customer will be receiving a thank you card soon via snail mail.....


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