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Old 10-10-2017, 06:40 AM   #15
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We are about to pull the trigger on a new Discovery LXE 40E. After years of research, we have concluded this motor home offers the most bang for the buck. We know there will be quality issues, but we are only 3 hours away from the factory.

We plan to full time in it, for awhile.
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We know there will be quality issues, but we are only 3 hours away from the factory.
It's a real shame anyone buying a new Motor Home should have to approach ownership this way. I just have a difficult time accepting this. Where has the pride gone to in building a unit which is inspected at each stage of the build and a through inspection of the unit before it leaves the factory? There has to be some way to hold the manufacturer's feet to the fire so this sloppy workmanship ceases and the consumer is delivered a trouble free RV road ready. Now, I understand some small issues may show up but some of the major faults we read about on this forum are just plain deplorable.
The dealers as a whole get a bad rap too. They are handed a sub standard unit and have to deal with the poor quality control for a reduced labor rate. Do the factories offer or require training for dealer techs?
None of these comments are directed to Fleetwood. It seems to be an industry wide situation.
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The attitude I hear out there in the world is that Class A motorhomes are bought by old rich people, and since they are old quality does not matter because they are not going to live for very long.
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I have a 2008 Bounder turbo diesel 38f. It has 82,000 on it and we love it.
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Old 10-12-2017, 10:03 AM   #19
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The attitude I hear out there in the world is that Class A motorhomes are bought by old rich people, and since they are old quality does not matter because they are not going to live for very long.
Really, you've actually heard that??? Simply the stupidest thing I think I've ever heard (well, except for the flat earth society). I sure hope it isn't what you think
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Old 10-12-2017, 11:19 AM   #20
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We have a 2002 Bounder 39Z. Every time I have called Fleetwood Customer Service with a question or problem, they have treated me like like I was their most important customer. Once spent 30 minutes on the phone with me after emailing a schematic. For that reason alone, I recommend Fleetwood products.
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Old 10-12-2017, 02:05 PM   #21
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The attitude I hear out there in the world is that Class A motorhomes are bought by old rich people, and since they are old quality does not matter because they are not going to live for very long.


Dang no one told me I was old or rich. Don't tell my wife she spends enough.
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Old 10-12-2017, 02:40 PM   #22
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2017 Fleetwood Pace Arrow 36U has the door behind the passenger seat. Taken a look at that one.
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The attitude I hear out there in the world is that Class A motorhomes are bought by old rich people, and since they are old quality does not matter because they are not going to live for very long.
You have to be kidding. What major media outlet do you work for?
Fake news!
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Just saying the attitude is out there
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We have a 1998 Pace Arrow. Quality seems fine and everything is holding up well. There have been a few little things but not more than minor annoyances. Only big thing was rear sway bar bushings had deteriorated with age so I replaced them with new polyurethane ones.
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