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Old 09-06-2007, 04:52 PM   #1
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Just wanted to let everyone know I drove a new 2008 Alpine Limited 34 ft today Wow! Now I see why everyone loves them so much. The quality was A+ Power was super, handled so nice! Well just wanted to say if you get the chance DRIVE IT FOR YOURSELF why pay more? for a country coach or foretravel.
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Just wanted to let everyone know I drove a new 2008 Alpine Limited 34 ft today Wow! Now I see why everyone loves them so much. The quality was A+ Power was super, handled so nice! Well just wanted to say if you get the chance DRIVE IT FOR YOURSELF why pay more? for a country coach or foretravel.
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Old 09-07-2007, 02:58 AM   #3
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I appreciate your enthusiasm with the new Alpine 34, but just to keep things clear you are an Alpine dealer, is that correct?
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Old 09-07-2007, 08:26 AM   #4
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RV Ron, They are amasing, I log about 5000 miles a year in alpines and I still can't believe how good they drive.

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Old 09-07-2007, 08:31 AM   #5
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RV Ron,
I also live in PA.
What model/year Alpine do you own?
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Old 09-07-2007, 05:38 PM   #6
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Ted III:
I appreciate your enthusiasm with the new Alpine 34, but just to keep things clear you are an Alpine dealer, is that correct? </div></BLOCKQUOTE>Yes, but I do sell all the above and this was my first time driving an Alpine And just wanted to relay that I was very impressed with it.As we just became an Alpine Dealer.
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Ron, I do not think any Alpine owner would dispute what you found in the driving abilities of these coaches. In addition, from the looks of the 2008 some of the color schemes appear to be truly gorgeous and the interior looks better than before. How is the workmanship on the woodwork. Prior coaches were inspected by quality control with a fine tooth comb. Unfortunately the comb was not real efficient and the QC people were very economically positioned as they were blind. I have the greatest respect for blind people I just do not believe that inspection of the woodworking fits and finishes are their high points.
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Old 09-08-2007, 05:13 AM   #8
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Ron, congratulations on becoming an Alpine dealer. You are not around the corner from us but as we live in Dresher, PA app. 20 miles N. of Phila, but you are close enough. You have a great salesmen and a tremendous vice president of sales and a real fine coach.
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Ted III:
Ron, I do not think any Alpine owner would dispute what you found in the driving abilities of these coaches. In addition, from the looks of the 2008 some of the color schemes appear to be truly gorgeous and the interior looks better than before. How is the workmanship on the woodwork. Prior coaches were inspected by quality control with a fine tooth comb. Unfortunately the comb was not real efficient and the QC people were very economically positioned as they were blind. I have the greatest respect for blind people I just do not believe that inspection of the woodworking fits and finishes are their high points. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>Ted thanks for the comments would love to meet you guys someday if your ever in the area. On the wood work though I don't have much experience with previous Alpine Quality I would give the wood work on a scale of 1-10 an 8-9 it is actually quite beautiful. Take Care and Happy RV-ing
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We are test driving a 36 foot '08 (ok, so we paid thru the nose & traded a fairly fresh '06 for the '08, but its always testing something, right?).

The woodwork quality if fairly high, better than the '06. Nail holes are not just filled, but finished after filling. There were a coupla spots where the finish work was second rate (a portion of which might have been due to showing the coach at the largest ACA rally ever, followed by showing at the Redmond FMCA rally), and the factory spiffed them up pronto. There are a couple of remaining spots I didn't catch while at the factory, but which I'm sure they'd smooth out if I offered the opportunity. Nothing of obviously poor quality in the woodwork found so far.
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