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Old 06-11-2013, 11:34 AM   #11
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James, I can't say that I disagree- but I feel differently. With ordering a unit, you're able to pit dealers against each other for them to come up with the best price. You're comparing apples-to-apples with units and prices offered.

I did my truck the same way and approached 4 local dealers and calmly explained that they weren't the only ones that I was contacting.

Maybe it makes me a jerk (or maybe many other things do ) but it worked for me.

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Old 06-11-2013, 12:57 PM   #12
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In our situation, we ordered our 5'ver we have now, paid $4-5K less than units sitting on the lot & those units were "priced to sell"...wink, wink!

Our Dealer we choose, explained he can offer a better price to those who order due to him knowing the unit is sold vs one sitting on the lot for months or longer as he pays his floor space fee on it.
That's the route we're taking from now on after making purchases boy ways in the past...only my 2 cents (with inflation, worth about 1.25 cent)!

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Old 06-11-2013, 03:06 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by jamesroadking View Post
I've bought 3 RV's new, I ordered the first one, wife just had to have it her way, the next two we bought off the lot. Your most likely going to pay 20-30% more if you order one now days.
Sorry I disagree......We got a much better deal ordering it than from our dealer than the other dealers quoted on their on the lot trailers ......
Our dealer just did not have any THs on the lot he beat their prices by thousands & was closer to home


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Old 06-18-2013, 05:17 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by campnqueen View Post
Hey Y'all,

My DH and I have been looking at buying a new toy hauler. We have decided on a make and model and have a few optional items we want to have added.(We have been told it can be done)

We have contacted 4 dealers. Its been six weeks or so since we have been able to get ANY kind of a price on a unit. We do keep in touch with them weekly (sometimes two threes times a week) both by email and phone.

My issue is they want us to plop down money and sign a contract WITHOUT the benefit of a final price. I dont THINK SO!
And when I ask for a itemized quote sheet/price list...I get deer in the head lights. I am NOT signing anyhting until I see what I am getting!!

Has anyone else had an issues trying to buy a new unit? This has been the most drawn out process I have even been through. Worse than buying a house!

We are thinking about contatcing FR direct! Any suggestions, words of wisdom? Comments? PLEASE HELP
The XLR team would be more than willing to help you out on this if we can. You can PM me and let me know where you're located and what you're searching for.
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Old 01-13-2014, 09:05 PM   #15
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Before you buy check out RVOutlet in Ringgold, Virginia. Website is: I have compared dozens of other RV dealers and have yet to find a competitive price.
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Old 01-22-2014, 06:17 PM   #16
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Before you buy check out RVOutlet in Ringgold, Virginia. Website is: I have compared dozens of other RV dealers and have yet to find a competitive price.
This is where we bought our XLR from. These guys rock. Especially Zach Reeves

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