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Old 08-25-2013, 07:57 AM   #1
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Taking delivery on a 365RL - PDI Question

We will be taking delivery on a 2013 Columbus 365RL later this week. This is going to be our first RV (well, aside from boats). In reading through, it looks like the PDI is a very important step. I've googled PDI checklist and there are many to choose from. Can anyone recommend a PDI checklist that is newbie friendly?

Is there anything else a new buyer should be aware of before taking delivery?

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Old 08-25-2013, 08:22 AM   #2
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Welcome to the forum and congrats on your 2013 Columbus 365RL! Test everything and don't sign any paperwork until you're satisfied everything works as it should and looks as it should. On our 2nd camper PDI tech pointed out a small scratch on the bathroom mirror. I was fine with it but he said a new one was already on order.

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Old 08-25-2013, 08:47 AM   #3
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Thanks Wiscampsin. I should mention that our dealer is going out of business. Makes for a great deal on a beautiful camper for us, but we will have the trade off of what they can fix this week if needed. There are other dealers in the area and we are only half an hour or so away from the factory. We want to be as smart as we can be with our time with the dealer this week.

We are looking forward to lots of family fun with our Columbus!
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Old 08-28-2013, 09:19 AM   #4
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On the Columbus Owners Facebook page, there are PDI files you can print for reference.
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