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Old 09-18-2007, 10:10 AM   #1
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2006 Salem LA 272BHSS

I posted this in general discussions and thought it might be better to post in here (geberal travel trailer discussions).

We sold our Rockwood 2307 pop-up and are looking at travel trailers. We are looking at a 2006 Salem LA 272BHSS from a dealer near me. We looked at it about a month ago. We seen online they dropped the price and wanted to go in again. This is a new travel trailer at a great price. When my wife spoke to him he said it was sent to the factory because of a wall delaminating (fiberglass seperating from the wood). This is a new travel trailer!?!? I started reading up on it and here this is a common problem? It scares the hell out of me. Has anyone here had any problems like this? I didn't ask the dealer yet but what kind of warranty does Forest River offer for this? Are there steps to keep this from happening? I know i'm going on and on. I like Forest River trailers and just worry. Is aluminum better then fiberglass? Any input would be appreciated.

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Old 09-18-2007, 10:10 AM   #2
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I have not heard about the problem you stated.

One thing I noticed in the floorplan is that the entertainment center is centered. I would advise that you sit in the center and left of the couch to see if you can see the TV at all. This might be a consideration as well.

I don't know what kind of price you're getting, but if the delamination issue concerns you, The Flagstaff 831BHSS is similar to this model. It weighs about 51 lbs more, but is 5 feet longer, and the bunk house is a slide out giving you even more room.
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