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Old 05-11-2015, 02:12 PM   #15
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In 3 years of fulltiming we have had many repairs, some taken care of by mobile techs and some on site of dealerships. We will usually stay on premises and they have hookups for us, otherwise why would we disrupt our lives, it is our dollar. We have a cat and two birds and moving is definitely not an option for us. If there is that much damage I would think an immediate tradein for me.

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Old 05-11-2015, 03:22 PM   #16
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We will usually stay on premises and they have hookups for us
Fantastic. Did they work on it in the shop, or outside in the hookup area? Was the engine disabled in order to determine the extent of the problem, or could it be started and driven to the hookup area? If they told you it would only take one night and you would have it the next day...then more of YOUR corroded parts broke...which they don't have in stock and were never included in the original estimate and they are not going to pay for, including all the additional $125 per hour labor...and the bill quadruples as it turns into 7 days...are you going to empty out the coach and give it to some RV dealer to come and pick up...as is and in pieces? Come on now....bad things happen to even good people with good intentions. Sometimes you are the bug, sometimes you are the windshield.

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Old 05-11-2015, 04:56 PM   #17
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We've stayed in Camp Parking Lot in our class A several times for a few days at a time over the years. We've been fortunate that in all cases RV and truck shops have had electricity and water available.

The biggie was 12 days at a truck shop to have a failed transmission diagnosed and replaced. The shop guys called their propane delivery service for us and we rounded up our own honey-wagon visit; we were displaced from the MH only one day.

We've been fortunate that repair and service folks have been really good to us. It may be that they want to get us off the property as soon as possible. <G>
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Old 05-11-2015, 05:20 PM   #18
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I wouldn't let this determine your choice. In almost 10 years of full-timing, the only time we have NOT stayed in the rig was when we were having some interior remodel work done, including upgrade to residential fridge.

All chassis maintenance has always been completed same day and on the one or two other "house" maintenance issues, the repair shop let us stay in the rig at night on their property, with hookups. We just had to be gone during the day. Just has not been an issue.
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Old 05-11-2015, 07:15 PM   #19
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Thank you all very much. This information was very enlightening and certainly takes the worry out of that part of the decision. We are leaning real hard towards the Class A - and even more now! Thanks again.

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