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Old 11-21-2013, 02:46 PM   #1
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I have an 2011 caliber by heartland that i am going to sell. I am very unhappy with it. The trailer was built with poor quality materials. Always in the shop being fix every time we came back from a trip. (7 times within 2 years) I am looking into buying a Forest River trailer about a 27 or 29 foot . What can you tell me about forest river rv.I went thru 3 converters with the caliber. (Converter made by WFCO) When i buy a new trailer i was thinking of tell the dealer to put in a rv converter/charger. Some one told me by doing this, this will save the converter. Is there any other way to do this.


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Old 11-21-2013, 02:54 PM   #2
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My 2005 Cedar Creek has been great. Problems have been very minor.

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Old 11-21-2013, 03:10 PM   #3
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I think we need some more details JtJt...

One I'm thinking is what goes wrong with your converter/charger?

I have two WFCO's and they do the job...

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Old 11-21-2013, 03:59 PM   #4
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WFCO is made in China if memory serves.

Progressive Dynamics is made in USA

I have a Progressive Dynamics Intella power 9180 with charge wizard installed (Equal to the 9280)

This is a "Stand alone" not a power distribution panel.

They make power distribution panel types as well (4600 line as I recall is such a product).
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Old 11-21-2013, 04:25 PM   #5
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If you do a search on WFCO problems you will see a long list. PD is the standard in that they have the quality and the service and I am willing to bet FR Uses them.
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Old 11-21-2013, 05:22 PM   #6
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We have had a new 2013 Forest River for 2 months now. I need to go run out and check the manuals to see what make of converter is in it.
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Old 11-22-2013, 10:28 AM   #7
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My father-in-law had a Progressive in his ToyHouse. Filled his camper with smoke. He told me about WFCO...and I immediately replaced the one in my DAMON with one...very satisfied. No watering battery pak anymore.

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