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Old 10-07-2019, 08:52 AM   #1
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we will begin our full timing lifestyle in a couple months after we get done selling all our "STUFF" and put the house on the market. can yall tell me what you do when you have to take your motorhome in for service or maintenance and they have to keep it for 3-4 days. not all service centers have power for that long so what do you do with all your refrigerated items? do you stay in it at the service center?
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Old 10-07-2019, 09:29 AM   #2
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we will begin our full timing lifestyle in a couple months after we get done selling all our "STUFF" and put the house on the market. can yall tell me what you do when you have to take your motorhome in for service or maintenance and they have to keep it for 3-4 days. not all service centers have power for that long so what do you do with all your refrigerated items? do you stay in it at the service center?
We don't use any facility that can't accommodate our needs. We spent 3 weeks at one facility, they took the coach into the repair bays during the day, brought it back out in the afternoon, we parked and plugged in for the night, and the next day either she'd go back in, or more likely we would be in our plugged in spot while waiting for parts to come in.
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we will begin our full timing lifestyle in a couple months after we get done selling all our "STUFF" and put the house on the market. can yall tell me what you do when you have to take your motorhome in for service or maintenance and they have to keep it for 3-4 days. not all service centers have power for that long so what do you do with all your refrigerated items? do you stay in it at the service center?
My plan is to budget for a trip away from the MH during these times. I realize not everyone will be able to do this.
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we will begin our full timing lifestyle in a couple months after we get done selling all our "STUFF" and put the house on the market. can yall tell me what you do when you have to take your motorhome in for service or maintenance and they have to keep it for 3-4 days. not all service centers have power for that long so what do you do with all your refrigerated items? do you stay in it at the service center?
Hey Mike, did u rip under bay door off ur class A? Sorry, couldn't resist.

We bought our latest mh from Motor Homes of Texas in
Nacogdoches last August and have had to go there (2) times since for work/repairs that have needed 3-5 days of "down" time.
1. They have a separate lot that has about 30 +- spaces with each having 50A/30A connections and water hookups for customers who are having either work done or have just bought a rv from them and need a couple of days to swap things out. This is a free perk.
2. If possible, they can make ur rv available each night at this lot if u will be there for several days. If it cannot be moved every day to the lot, they will/can in most cases make sure it is plugged in at the shop each night.
3. There are several reasonably priced motels/hotels available to stay at if u need or want to stay at one.
4. Unless u are required to get whatever fixed somewhere else, might be someplace to look at. Doesn't seem to be that far from where u live.
5. Contact Mel Cordrey-Sales Mgr- and he will help u get set up.
936-615-0929. (Mobile #)

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Luckily, we've never had a major repair during 16 years of full-timing. For regular maintenance we made an appointment in the direction we were traveling... usually arriving in the afternoon and by agreement, were always able to spend the night at the facility, most often with electric. The maintenance was completed the next day and if early enough we would take off. If not, we were always allowed to spend another night. It really was no problem for us. If they know it's your home they'll get to it right away.
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We only have used repair services that has facilities for us to stay over night. Nearly all can keep you plugged in while in the service bays.
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