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Old 11-17-2013, 08:49 PM   #1
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Best place to buy RV accessories and/or parts

Looking to purchase a few misc. Accessories for our coach and was wondering where the best place to purchase would be. Only place I am familiar with at this point is camping world.
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Old 11-17-2013, 08:52 PM   #2
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Walmart and Amazon is far cheaper then CW.
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Online is usually cheaper.
I had a lady who I did A/C work under service policy for. They covered all of the parts/labor minus deductable and ya know what? She griped at the price. "Camping World is $200 cheaper." I told her they are a huge chain who sells in volume, and we are a small, local business. Stopped short of telling her just to go to CW.
So, I will tell you go to your local RV store. Or any small, local business for that matter. But only if they are who you would like to support. If they aren't good people, punish them and don't give them money. People come back to us because of the people and they enjoy dealing with us personally and have no issue supporting us.
Again, your money.
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Old 11-17-2013, 08:54 PM   #4
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Online from Tweetys, PPL, and sometimes your local dealer.
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Old 11-17-2013, 08:55 PM   #5
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Depends on what you are buying. Other sources are Walmart, Lowe's, Home Depot, Amazon and the list goes on depending on what you are buying.

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In addition to the above check Adventure RV, Vintage Trailer Supply and PPL Motorhomes. Look for free shipping and specials from the supply houses.

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Online from Tweetys, PPL, and sometimes your local dealer.


On-line usually has the best price, but they don't always have everything...then it's La Mesa RV for my local mfgt authorized parts dealer. PPL or Tweetys are very reliable for shipping and billing.

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Looking to purchase a few misc. Accessories for our coach and was wondering where the best place to purchase would be. Only place I am familiar with at this point is camping world.

If applicable, I use parts and accessories that are not RV specific. Hardware and other items from a local store if I can, other generic stuff from Lowes or HD. If I need SS, I go where I know I can buy real SS, not the cheap stuff that'll rust in a few months. If it must be an RV part, I'll try a local shop but order online if they don't have what I want. Amazon first-- (they seem to have at least one of everything in the world), Tweety's and PPL.
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They are great people to deal with, and have very reasonable pricing. If they do not have it in stock, just ask, they will get it if possible.
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I always buy from RVU. Usually they will beat even CW on most things. Shipping is fast and accurate, too. NEVER had a problem with RVU.

Plus, unlike the arrogant owner of CW, Bill is a really nice guy.
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For RV specific items always check with a local RV store or Walmart first, then online. While I do purchase items from Camping World they are 35 miles away from us so I only purchase from then if the item is on sale and I can get it the day I want it.

If it is not RV specific then it is Home Depot, Lowes, local hardware store or wherever I can get it.
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I was very surprised to find that the prices at the 2 smaller local shops around here were comparable to online and CW. Pleasantly surprised that is of course.
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I also order as much as I can from RVupgrades. Their prices are good and so is shipping. In fact I just ordered the new Garmin RV 760LMT from them for my navigator wife as a Christmas present.

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