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RE: Outback 341RD – Grand Design 3100RD or ???

IMHO the kitchen layout of the Grand Design is more user friendly than the Outback.
Wiscampsin 11/21/20 03:38pm Travel Trailers
RE: MaxxAir II Vent Covers - Installation

We've had 6 campers and I always mounted the vent covers directly to the aluminum frame of the fan. I can't see how his method would increase labor costs.
Wiscampsin 10/21/20 11:16am Travel Trailers
RE: Quality of Forest River

What is the steel wool for?Mostly to fill the hole, also to slow the mice chewing. Don't use steel wool as it will rust over time. Use stainless steel wool available at WalMart by the kitchen sponges.
Wiscampsin 10/11/20 01:16pm Do It Yourself Modifications and Upgrades (DIY)
RE: New RV delivery walk-through

Go to the Forest River Forums, under the Library tab there is a PDI checklist in the Most Popular Files you can download and take with you.
Wiscampsin 09/19/20 05:05pm General RVing Issues
RE: Watch those glass stove tops.

whats a dw? dear wife
Wiscampsin 09/15/20 03:05pm Travel Trailers
RE: Trailer Life

Another thread on the topic:
Wiscampsin 09/13/20 08:13am Travel Trailers
RE: slide out seal lube

Another vote for Aerospace 303. Have used it on our last 5 campers.
Wiscampsin 08/31/20 08:04am Travel Trailers
RE: Moving on up

Congrats and enjoy your Grand Design Momentum 398M!
Wiscampsin 07/08/20 05:54pm Travel Trailers
RE: Trailer windshield

Anti-vandalism film might be a good option for preventing damage as well. It's used by transit agencies on both vehicles and bus stops, and it's intended to prevent diamond-etching and rock breaks. Sounds like a good idea, where can it be purchased from?
Wiscampsin 06/14/20 02:36pm Travel Trailers
RE: Trailer windshield

Found this thread on the Forest River Forum.
Wiscampsin 06/14/20 06:32am Travel Trailers
RE: Filtering water for my travel trailer

We use the blue torpedo at the campground spigot and a Zero Water counter top pitcher.
Wiscampsin 06/08/20 07:43am Tech Issues
RE: tv amplifier

Did you rotate the antenna and scan for channels?
Wiscampsin 05/28/20 10:47am General RVing Issues
RE: Surge protectors

Another vote for Progressive Industries EMS-PT50X.
Wiscampsin 05/15/20 04:01pm Tech Issues
RE: WI state parks and private campground will be open May 1

Not allowing free admission when they reopen, state sticker will be required. Living 7 minutes from a SP I'm really looking forward to the reopening!
Wiscampsin 04/29/20 07:26am General RVing Issues
RE: Rockwood Roo v. Sportsmen Coyote 23 - both 2005

You'll probably get more feedback if you post your question in the Hybrid section. The Folding Trailer section is mainly for pop up camper posts.
Wiscampsin 04/15/20 11:08am Folding Trailers
RE: Wisconsin Campgrounds

The governor just announced that 40 state parks will be closing effective April 10th. Dan A while back our governor dropped all entry fees to WI State Parks/Forests. Attendance sky rocketed at most SP's. Even though the campground was closed an estimated 16,457 'day visitors' were at High Cliff SP over the weekend of April 4-5 leaving vandalism and alot of garbage in their wake. By the pic on the DNR website there was little if any social distancing taking place. Another example of a few have to ruin it for the many.
Wiscampsin 04/10/20 07:58am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Closed campgrounds

Add Wisconsin State Parks for camping until end of April as of now. Day use areas are currently open.
Wiscampsin 03/20/20 04:29pm Full-time RVing
RE: Thoughts on the 'need' factor of a main line surge protector

We all have a fire extinguisher in our campers and hope we never have to put it to the test. But if we need it it's there. Same thing with a EMS. If you consider what it will cost to replace all the onboard electronics: AC, furnace board, tv, fridge, water heater, etc, an EMS is low cost insurance.
Wiscampsin 03/04/20 07:42am Travel Trailers
RE: How much do dealers pay for the RV's they sell

I was talking to a guy that's snowbirding next to me and we were discussing RV prices, discounts consumers should expect etc. He works for a dealer in his home state during the summer months so he was able to buy his rig at dealer price. He told me his 2019 Jayco Pinnacle 5th wheel had an MSRP of just over $100,000 but he paid $54,000 for it. He said a dealer typically is paying 51%-52% of the MSRP + the freight cost to get the rig to the dealer. I told him I had recently gone to the Tampa RV Super show and dealers were advertising 20%-28% off MSRP depending on the rig, but no mention of the other costs dealers like to attempt to get consumers to pay for (Freight, Prep, PDI fee etc.) so there was no way of knowing if the prices were "out the door" prices. He said that you should start negotiations at 30% of MSRP and then get the dealer to "throw in some stuff". I said I got 28% off my rig plus tax but I didn't get anything else thrown in. He felt I could have done better. I felt if I walked away hoping the dealer would do better, I would have not been able to buy my rig from that dealer. I had a strong feeling that was as good a deal that I was going to get on the 5th wheel I bought. So my thoughts are this...Why should a dealer be making more than 2 grand on any sale? That seems like a fair profit for them. Realistically I'm pretty sure we aren't going to get discounts that deep but why not? Why do we accept 25%-30% off MSRP, allowing the dealers to make a bundle on each sale, and then have to accept lousy customer service following the sale in many instances? If the 51%-52% numbers my neighbor talked about are accurate, shouldn't we be negotiating up from that number rather than down from the MSRP? Considering their overhead I doubt they'd stay in business very long.
Wiscampsin 02/01/20 08:56am General RVing Issues
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