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Old 08-04-2007, 06:53 PM   #1
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Some time back I checked around about the quality and service of the Damon MH. That was no long after it came on the market. It seemed to me they were having problems with quality.

I stayed with my travel trailer and am now considering a MH. I like some of the floor plans and the fact that they have several to choose from in the 30-32 ft range thay I have to stay with for parking space.

Have you owners had good success with obtaining service?

How is the quality compared to similiar price range units in other MH's?

What is your opinions overall, value, quality, etc?

Thanks for your input.

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Old 08-04-2007, 06:53 PM   #2
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Some time back I checked around about the quality and service of the Damon MH. That was no long after it came on the market. It seemed to me they were having problems with quality.

I stayed with my travel trailer and am now considering a MH. I like some of the floor plans and the fact that they have several to choose from in the 30-32 ft range thay I have to stay with for parking space.

Have you owners had good success with obtaining service?

How is the quality compared to similiar price range units in other MH's?

What is your opinions overall, value, quality, etc?

Thanks for your input.

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Old 08-05-2007, 06:59 AM   #3
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Welcome TBC to irv2
Good luck in your persuit of your new MH.
Will try to wakeup the Damon owners for some answers.
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Old 08-05-2007, 08:00 AM   #4
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Your success will come depending on your dealer. Good dealer good service. Your salesman will also have an bit to do with it. When you have a problem make an appointment with the service department and also contact your sales person.

As for problems we have had our 07 since Feb. and have not yet had a problem. I have noticed a few minor quality issues but took care of them myself.
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Old 08-05-2007, 07:42 PM   #5
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Welcome Tom! I agree regarding the dealer....but if you have a good coach, you won't be seeing much of him. I have never purchased a coach from a dealer so I can't give you any insight there but I can tell you that I bought my Challenger when it was two years old with 9000 miles on it. Since then I have put 10,000 miles on it and have dry camped, boondocked, lived in it for weeks at a time(as I'm doing now) and basically used it every weekend or day off since I bought it..except in the deep Winter. It has never stranded me, failed to start, leaked, fell apart or otherwise disappointed me. Would I buy another? Absolutely. Would I recommend one to someone? I have. As with any complex piece of machinery put together by humans, there can be bad ones (that's where a good dealer comes in) but a thorough inspection and road test should help. There have been a couple of Damon bashes on RV.Net..and a couple of real horror stories..if you believe them. Every maker has these stories, you just need to use your head and ask questions..like you're doing. We don't lie..we'll tell it like it is.

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Tom, welcome to iRV2.com. We are glad to have you join us here and look forward to reading of your adventures and experiences. GOod luck on your hunt for the right rig for yourself. I am sure you will find this website invaluable. Good luck and have a great summer.
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Hi Tom and welcome to iRV2. Hopefully you'll get enough feedback to allow you to make a comfortable decision.
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I read some Damon horror stories online too, which made me nervous, as I'm looking hard at a Tuscany. Then I stumbled across www.RVReviews.com. There I found just as many people with bad experiences with Monaco, Winnebago, Newmar, etc. It seems it's a crap shoot! For the price, I'm still leaning toward Damon, then if I get a lemon I paid thousands less than I would have for a more expensive lemon!

Just my opinion, but I think people who are upset are far more likely to post a bad review than someone who is happy would be to post a good one - they're all out in their rigs having fun!
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Old 08-07-2007, 05:07 PM   #9
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I really appreciate the input. Keep it coming. Thanks a bunch.
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Old 08-07-2007, 05:33 PM   #10
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I bought my 05 challenger used with 7,000 miles. I was concerned at first because it was a challenge to drive, it wandered, and the ride was hard. I added air bags, and a true track steering system and they made a great improvement. Now I have put 10,000 miles on the unit and I am quite happy. Remember most of the time you spend in the unit it is sitting still and the Damon interior is very nice. I think the Damon is a good buy for your buck.
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Tom your going to get all kinds of replies both pro and con on why you should purchase or not purchase the Damon motorhome it really comes down to you, if you think the coach is a good buy and you like the floorplan than go for it, there is no trouble free motorhome its the nature of the beast, Good Luck. Ed.S
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Old 08-07-2007, 06:55 PM   #12
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Which chassis does your MH have under it?
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We have a 2000 Damon Intruder and have been very happy with it. The only problems we have had is the furniture (Couch and recliner) are cheap. Have replaced both and stil enjoy the Intruder. Have 32,000 miles on it and no mechanical problems whatsoever. Both slideouts work good also. We found for the value it is a good coach.
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i have a03 challenger and love it. when we were looking for a new m/h we look at alot of them.Damon had the quality and floor plan we liked.Our's was used but well taken care of.we do alot of campgrounds and racetracks and dry camping.had minor issues but nothing major.
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