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Old 05-14-2015, 11:34 AM   #1
Join Date: May 2015
Location: Austin, Texas
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New FR Cardinal 3850FB

Hi everyone

We purchased a new Cardinal 3850FB about a month ago.

Here to learn what we can and contribute.

Two topics of interest are:

(1) Is it viable to haul a dual wheel, swivel wheel platform to tow a golf cart - we want to be able to zoom around RV parks and local side roads

(2) Among a long list of defects, our "new" RV is still raining sawdust and the Fresh water tank fell out on the road 3 weeks after pickup - are these things normal?


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Old 05-14-2015, 03:30 PM   #2
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Location: West Tennessee
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I have a 2016 Cardinal 3850RL that we have taken a week long trip in and have had a problem with sawdust coming from the air ducts but this normal in new units. We tried to work both airs at different times and together to get the stuff out. Glad that it came with a battery powered vacuum. No problem with water tank so far and have seen people towing a two-wheel trailer with a golf cart on it but I am not going to do this cause just not a safe thing to do. Maybe just me others can chime in on their experiences.

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Old 05-19-2015, 04:01 PM   #3
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DW and I picked up our 2016 Cardinal 3825 FL a month ago. Am not impressed. I have never seen a factory manual that says nothing about how to operate the coach. Every thing in the manual is so bign
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