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Old 09-08-2015, 02:44 PM   #1
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Berkshire Plant tour

I am going to be in Elkhart on September 18 for a Notre Dame game, and was contemplating doing a tour of the Berkshire plant.

Is it worthwhile? What exactly is there to see on the tour?


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Old 09-08-2015, 06:26 PM   #2
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I am going to be in Elkhart on September 18 for a Notre Dame game, and was contemplating doing a tour of the Berkshire plant.

Is it worthwhile? What exactly is there to see on the tour?


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If you're going to be in the area, it's certainly worth seeing. Not HUGE by any means, you'll be done is 30 minutes or less.

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Just like a Notre Dame game,
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We went in June and it was interesting to see the manufacturing process. You'll see plenty of motorhomes in various stages of completion and some of the processes they use to put these together.

If you're an existing owner, then I would recommend meeting with the parts and repair folks and building a rapport with them. Also, if you have any items that you need worked on, the factory repair facility is very good at fixing these issues as well as others you may not be aware of.
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It's on my bucket list of places to visit.
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Old 09-09-2015, 03:37 PM   #6
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We were there in June. Thought it was very interesting and meeting Randy Houser and Andy Thompson was great.


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Old 09-09-2015, 04:43 PM   #7
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The tour is worthwhile--might consider the RV Hall of Fame & museum while there. It's on the North side of Elkhart. Maybe 5 mile from FR factory. Museum well worth 1/2 day.

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The tour is worthwhile--might consider the RV Hall of Fame & museum while there. It's on the North side of Elkhart. Maybe 5 mile from FR factory. Museum well worth 1/2 day.

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Agreed on the RV HoF. My family really enjoyed it. We didn't spend 1/2 a day, but were a little rushed trying to get back outside to other stuff.


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Just like a Notre Dame game,
Now that's downright cruel. DJP6371, I did NOT purposely tee it up for him,

Still, it shows really quick wit by koherch. My kinda man.

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I am going to be in Elkhart on September 18 for a Notre Dame game, and was contemplating doing a tour of the Berkshire plant.

Is it worthwhile? What exactly is there to see on the tour?


Sent from my iPhone 'cause I'm probably out in the RV!

It was good meeting you on the FR tour this afternoon.


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It was good meeting you on the FR tour this afternoon.


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Did y'all happen to see the new tag axle Berk? Any details?
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Unfortunately all the new was shipped out to show.


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Did the tour today and it was really worthwhile. Four couples w e t through with Mike from customer service. Very informative!

Met 15berk there (nice meeting you Wayne).

Looking forward to a great ND game tomorrow. Go Irish!!'


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