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Old 07-07-2020, 02:31 PM   #1
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Can someone please tell me something about these units? other than they appear to be out of business
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National made some of the best built motorhomes in the industry. The went out of business in 2007/8 I believe. I had a 2007 National Surfside gas unit and of the 9 motorhomes I've had it was probably my #2 best. My current Newmar is #1.

Of course any National will have some older technology but that's not necessarily a bad thing but it does require you to be able to DIY a lot of the maintenance.
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Donít let the fact that they went out of business scare you. So did many other manufacturers. Especially in that Ď08 depression time frame. When we were shopping used gas coaches two years ago, National was one the top choices on our list. We scored an Ď07 Sea Breeze with only 15,000 miles on it. After two years I can tell you that the quality of build is excellent.

Hasnít been perfect, but no rig is, and the two issues itís had were fixed easily, and were aftermarket components not reflecting on National. Iíve never had an issue finding parts when needed. Remember, most RV parts are common to many different brands.

Do your due diligence inspecting it, and if it checks all your boxes, Iíd recommend it.
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