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Old 05-14-2015, 08:35 PM   #11
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Paying out the awning today I heard something fall off the camper. This is what I found on the ground. Took me only a few minutes to find where it came from. I guess that is positive.



Overheard at the Columbus engineer meeting. "Hey guys lets take these tv's and install them in our campers the exact way the manufacturer tells you not to install them. Ready! Break!"








The storage area under the bed that flips up was all screwed up and twisted and looking like a cats arse.



The pictures look a lot nicer than it is.



This is what I believe is the start of the fix for it.

They only missed the center of this board by 1.5 inches all the way across! Crapsmanship I tell you.

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I found some better pictures I took earlier of the bed.





The main TV is nearly half and inch out of square.





This is how some bozo crushed the plastic base by over tightening the fastener without a spacer.

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I had honestly forgotten if they had run the wires over the insulation or under it. It probably would not have made much of a difference but the insulation would have helped a bit to keep the full weight of the wires off the sharp edges. I found photos that in fact show the insulation on top of the wires. Now add all the water that the insulation soaked up and there was a lot of weight bearing down on these wires.



Here you can see the dump valve cables routed under the water tanks. I am not sure what tank this is but that is irrelevant.



The c channel you see in the above picture is screwed in across the frame left to right. the channel has 4 screw holes in each side but only has 1 screw on each side. I believe that they were mounted upside down as it makes no sense to me to have the weight of these full tanks bearing on the small surface area that the open end of the c makes up. It is also good practice that these cables will be pinched under the load of the water.

Another example of no excuse wiring. I have never see this on a manufactured product before.


This sealant fell of pretty easily and why would anyone expect it not to? I believe the hose is the low water point. Notice the utility knife slash triangle cut for the round tube because it is just too hard to punch a round hole in corrugated plastic.

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Old 05-15-2015, 12:40 PM   #14
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Wow, my dealer described a pre-delivery inspection as ' A rebuild and redo the whole unit'.
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Old 05-16-2015, 07:26 PM   #15
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This rv has me at this laugh stage and there seems to be no end in site.

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Why they would put the heat pads so they are pinched between the weight of the water and a cross member is beyond me. They could have just rotated it 90 degree and you could thank Jesus for another miracle. Three tanks are like this but the fresh water nearest cross member was too far away.



I only think it fair to invite Palimino to this thread. Do you think anyone from there will show up?
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This clock had the nerve to say made in USA on it. Wtf time does it say?



Just throw it together. Who cares what it looks like. This velcro on the back of the clock. If you can't take pride in your work GTFO.


Not even a battery cover?
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This is the quality you get.





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Now this is a safety issue. It is hard to tell in the image but look at how far they have the "hangers" (Sorry excuse for a hanger) overtightened and pinched together.



Here you can see that fact causing rubbing.


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I don't know if this is what filled the belly with water as I never had water to the camper yet but they have this hose clamp to the fresh water tank breather. It works so good they put two on but it still leaks. How damn dumb are you is all I can think to ask Palimino.

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