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Old 02-05-2014, 07:42 PM   #29
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Originally Posted by mojoracing View Post
When I ran a MH dealer, there was many a morning when I pulled in to find a new coach waiting with the driver inside and the gen running. Never ever a problem. Coaches were clean, no food, no garbage. Drivers sleep on the sofa or in the captains chair. Mattress is wrapped in plastic anyway. Trust me when I tell you, I would never do their job. Most are subcontractors and have seen some that pull towables and barely cover their expenses. I actually never had this issue come up and frankly never thought about it until this thread. We sold country coach and travel supreme and never had a customer bring it up.
And that is the real life in the delivery of a MH. For those that think nothing is touch in their new MH during the delivery process are living in a fantasy world.

If they do not want anything touched by someone delivering, they do have the option of paying a $2,800 factory pickup premium if the manufacture allows it. If not, the generator will be run, possibly the toilet used and it will have been slept in.

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Old 02-06-2014, 06:57 PM   #30
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Originally Posted by OrngTrillium View Post
Seeing how it's used and not a top tier coach. I fully expect that it was delivered by the unshaven dude that probably didn't fill the blinker fluid after delivery and most likely had a 6500 lb truck on the 5000 lb hitch. I have a feeling the toilet and all systems have probably used a fair bit since that time and in the grand scheme of things it's minute. Is a genny with under 500 hours "toast"?

Glad you have a good ending and for the delivery driver of the 99' coach o boy. So was it eventually resolved by the HP/Dealer/Delivery Company/Insurance?
I ended up putting the furniture back in myself, the tear I paid Dr Vinyl to repair and lived with the blue stain on my grey vinyl dash for 12 years.

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