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Old 11-26-2005, 04:58 AM   #15
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Old 11-26-2005, 04:12 PM   #16
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Don't worry about it, you owe me no apology. I will not let one rude post ruin my attitude about this site. You guys have been so helpful in just the little bit of time I have been here. I am glad to have a place to go to ask even silly inconsequential questions w/o being laughed at. I hope I will eventually be on the answering end rather than just the asking end. I look forward to a long relationship with all of the other enthusiasts here.

Although I can be sensitive at times, I am one tough cookie in the long run. I know that we each react from our own experiences. I let radarr's posts run off my back. I just wanted to let him know how he made me feel.

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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 mamaloya:
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Old 11-27-2005, 04:34 AM   #18
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mamaloya, I don't understand how you could have taken it as though I directed my comments at you? Your way off base and you have no reason to slam me personally. All I did was point out what happens when folks are not inform and don't know who they are dealing with. Yea, I was a little sharp, so I did go back edited the first pharagraph, but there are consquences that others are exposed to which need to be recognized and learned. If you fell into one of those situation, I am sorry, it's my hope that folks read these post before they go and do their search for an RV and be savy about what they are getting into. You know, we're not talking about nickels and dimes here? We're talking about thousands of dollars, which in some cases is a person's yearly salary.

I only wish I could have read some of the comments that folks detail here and other places on the internet before we ventured into this life style. I'm talking prior to 1976. Then again, there wasn't an Internet and these associations I refer to(not you), weren't even around then, and neither were their dealer programs.

If anyone is going to hammer on me, I would expect a dealer to do that, becaused his sales tactics have been exposed and people in the know aren't going to fall for them.

It seems today, that there are peopl out there, that have one purpose in life, and this is to see just how much of our hard earned money they can get and get with very little to no actual work at all. I don't know about you, but I am venomusly opposed to this taking place to us in the RV Industry. An industry I grew up in and have made an honest living from. It's like the "Used Car Dealer Mentality" has taken over and it's spreading like a cancer. Why should we, of all people, let this continue? There are folks out there that have come to this time in their lives to retire and try to enjoy their hard works. Then along comes those who don't know what a hard days work is all about, who have their agendas set on making as much profit as they can, praying on these unsuspecting folks.

So, where do we go from here? Are we to put our heads in the sand and let it go, or do we, learn from those mistakes and take a stand and stand up for ourselves?

I was always tought, "to learn from others mistakes and try not repeat them". I'll take a thump on the head anyday, if it wakens me to a situation that I'd be sorry for later. The thump will go away, but I may have to live with the situation the rest of my life.

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Old 11-27-2005, 11:26 AM   #19
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As the one who originally began this post, I must admit that I too took offense to Radarrs' response. I firmly believe that life is a learning experience & I seem to learn something 'new' every day. We learn from our mistakes (& we make many throughout life) I had hoped, thru my post, to help other "Newbies" & never expected a reprimand.

I will, however, take the $200 offered by dealer& run with it !!!
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Old 11-27-2005, 12:45 PM   #20
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I'll take the thump on this one, thats ok, if someone learns what the road ahead has in place for them, maybe they'll avoid a collision with a situation that popped up here, which got the attention of a few folks. One thing you can't say, is that I didn't tell you the truth. Some times the truth hurts, and sometimes the messenger gets shot in telling it.

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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 Edmund A Skibinski:
jodann, If the dealer offered you $200 dollars back from the dealer prep, I would be mighty thankful, very seldom that a dealer would even consider giving back money from dealer prep. Ed.S </div></BLOCKQUOTE>
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To Edmund A. Skibinski,

Have my $200 check in hand from dealer for what, I believe, was shoddy dealer prep. I am grateful. They also threw in a gas range (which I had to install - not a problem !!) to replace the cook top that came w/tt. All in all, I'm completely satisfied. Goes to show ya, it does pay to speak up.

This is a great website. Only wish I had known such sites existed prior to embarking on RV'ing. Live & learn !!! Jodann

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