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Old 03-19-2009, 08:09 PM   #1
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With the slow-down and closing of many of the RV manufacturers, are the component manufacturers next? What will the owners of RV's do for parts for refrigerators, furnaces, air conditioners, etc. or new units, when the old ones fail? A little something to think about........
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Many of the component manufactures that had multiple factory/locations are consolidating locations.

The larger ones, like Dometic, Norcold, Atwood, Surburban, etc, I'm sure will survive.

Some of the small ones that only supplied one of the defunct manufacturers have folded.

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Many of the major appliances are not used in the RV industry but also in the residential industry here and in countries that have limit power grids. We have adopted the use of these in our industry as a result and so I doubt seriously that the manufacturers' success is dependent on the sale of RVs.
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