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Old 08-09-2020, 04:14 PM   #29
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Our 2018 aspire had a few things wrong but nothing major. Now we ordered a2021 and I hope and pray it is as good as the one we have. I like the real Cherry wood and not the high gloss look. We're waiting and the first edition we saw at the factory last month was real nice
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Would everyone on this thread please read this, and then remember it....

There are two different entities..... Thor Industries and Thor RV. Thor Industries is a large company that owns many different brands of RVs. Thor RV is a maker of a specific line of RV products. When you are badmouthing Thor RV, you are badmouthing the specific company that markets RVs sold under the Thor Brand. That brand does not generally have a good name in the opinion of many. Thor Industries is a different animal. Entegra Coach was bought by Thor Industries several years ago.... Don't combine Thor Coach and Entegra Coach.... owned by the same company but not the same situation.

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My first entegra was a new 14 anthem. The workmanship was so bad I sold the coach after a few months. Swore I would never by another entegra. Well here I am with a 21 cornerstone. I have been all through this cornerstone doing mods. I can say that this entegra is light years ahead of my 14. I have been a newmar fan and have owned a few prior to this one. I have felt newmar was way ahead of entegra but today I feel different. I would say they are very very close to the point I donít think it matters.

So from my vantage point I see improvement since Thor has been operating it.
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Old 08-09-2020, 05:36 PM   #32
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To me the test is the fit and finish, and the Thor Tuscany is vastly improved over the last 2 years. Most of the other components are the same everyone else uses.
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To me the test is the fit and finish, and the Thor Tuscany is vastly improved over the last 2 years. Most of the other components are the same everyone else uses.


So perhaps the title of this thread should be how did the purchase of Entegra influence Thor?
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This is our 3rd coach (previously 2 Tiffins), and we could not be happier. During our 2-year PDI, we had a punch list of only 15 items, and the majority were supplier (not Entegra) related.

Service advice has been excellent, and Joyce once intervened on a supplier problem - problem solved! [I believe many members have had the same interaction/satisfaction with Joyce and her service advisors.]

Also, we just had service performed by an authorized Prevost converter. The tech doing our work was highly impressed with the layout and quality of our coach - high praise indeed.

We don't plan to purchase another coach in the near future; however, if and when we do, it will be an Entegra.

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Old 08-09-2020, 08:18 PM   #35
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I have to chime in. I had a brand new 2016 Thor diesel MH It was terrible, then I bought a 2019 Jayco MH, no big issues to report here with the Jayco. So it is the luck of the draw I guess but some of the missing parts on my Thor,(like the missing right side slide lock!) was a huge factory hiccup ! And the black tank plug after they drilled it out to set the bowl was left for me to find, stuck in my sewer hose!. My laundry list is way to long to list here! But I think certain models built in certain locations are the ones to look out for!
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I always thought that, if I ever decided to replace our Travel Supreme, it would be with an Entegra. Having looked at a Thor for a friend, I don't think I could ever bring myself to buy anything that Thor has touched. Right or wrong, I just have a permanent bad taste in my mouth for all things Thor. I'll stick with the good old Travel Supreme.
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I always thought that, if I ever decided to replace our Travel Supreme, it would be with an Entegra. Having looked at a Thor for a friend, I don't think I could ever bring myself to buy anything that Thor has touched. Right or wrong, I just have a permanent bad taste in my mouth for all things Thor. I'll stick with the good old Travel Supreme.
I couldnít agree more. Thereís something to be said for a well cared for older MH such as the Travel Supreme.
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As Gary pointed out Thor RV has NOTHING to do with Entegra. Thor Industries bought Jayco, they also own Air Stream and you donít hear anyone knocking them. JMHO
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Current experince on taking delivery of a 21 Entegra. The fit and finish is as good as it gets. The new finish on the woodwork is outstanding and not a staple to be found. The exterior paint on mine is perfect. However Entegra is back to QC problems about tuning anything on to see if it works before shipping. My satellite system was wired 1/2 for Direct TV 1/2 for Dish. Wonder why it did not work or was checked before shipping? 11 hours to find the problem. Also shipped with the Vega Touch not communicating with the router and so far cannot be fixed. No one turned that on either. Entegra is delivering beautiful coaches that major systems are not being checked and are not working. JME.
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Current experince on taking delivery of a 21 Entegra. The fit and finish is as good as it gets. The new finish on the woodwork is outstanding and not a staple to be found. The exterior paint on mine is perfect. However Entegra is back to QC problems about tuning anything on to see if it works before shipping. My satellite system was wired 1/2 for Direct TV 1/2 for Dish. Wonder why it did not work or was checked before shipping? 11 hours to find the problem. Also shipped with the Vega Touch not communicating with the router and so far cannot be fixed. No one turned that on either. Entegra is delivering beautiful coaches that major systems are not being checked and are not working. JME.
This is what I expected since I experienced similar things with my 18. Preemptively, I have arranged to have my satellite receivers shipped ahead of me. Woo has agreed to wire and install them to my specs. He also agreed to synch all the surround speakers. I will ask that every system be checked, function confirmed before I depart to Atlanta. I'm not sure how thorough they will be so my plan is to write a checklist. Once they confirm that my checklist has been completed, we will drive down, but not before. I have four dogs which complicate things.
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With any dealer ........ assume nothing. They all have more things on their plates and more "gods to worship" than they have time to "get on their knees". I gave my delivery dealer two weeks after my coach arrived from Middlebury to go over everything and make sure everything was done before I got in the car to head to pick up the coach, and I would bet a whole lot of money, that the dealer's people looked at my coach for the first time maybe 24 days before I was scheduled to arrive and the coach sat there collecting dust for 12 days after it was delivered. Do a LOT of phone calling before you depart for pick up if that is important to you.

Things may have changed....

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With any dealer ........ assume nothing. They all have more things on their plates and more "gods to worship" than they have time to "get on their knees". I gave my delivery dealer two weeks after my coach arrived from Middlebury to go over everything and make sure everything was done before I got in the car to head to pick up the coach, and I would bet a whole lot of money, that the dealer's people looked at my coach for the first time maybe 24 days before I was scheduled to arrive and the coach sat there collecting dust for 12 days after it was delivered. Do a LOT of phone calling before you depart for pick up if that is important to you.

Things may have changed....

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My thoughts exactly, thus my checklist. I will follow up with emails and phone calls prior to departure
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