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myredracer

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Posted: 08/06/19 09:54pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

MitchF150 wrote:

Just bought a new 2019 TT..
Great! But what is it? I assume you got a good "last year" model price that cinched the deal?


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myredracer wrote:

MitchF150 wrote:

Just bought a new 2019 TT..
Great! But what is it? I assume you got a good "last year" model price that cinched the deal?


Yes I did.. It's a Rockwood 2511S. I posted it here a few days ago.

https://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fusea........d/29935138/gotomsg/29942157.cfm#29942157

As far as the deal goes, for me, it was a great deal, but I'm sure someone would say they could get a better deal.. ha, ha..

In the end, I'm happy and I'm paying the bill, so that's all that counts! [emoticon]

I got more than triple the amount on my trade in alone than I thought I would get, so that all by itself made it a great deal! Now, I don't have to have total strangers call me and arrange for a visit to my house to look at my trailer and know where I live..

Lets just say I thought I'd only get around 2 grand trade for it...

In the end, it's parked next to my house right now, and for an old fart, I feel like a teenager getting the keys to the family car for the first time again!

Mitch


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Posted: 08/07/19 10:29am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Long Answer: A warranty of any kind is only as good as the company issuing it. If you are unfamiliar with the kind of quality that RV companies build, you need to read some more.

Short Answer: no.

Qualified Answer: maybe, depending on who sold it to you. On our first TT (incidentally a Rockwood also) I had an electrical issue shortly after warranty expired (factory had OBVIOUSLY installed breaker in a very unsafe manner). My local independent small dealer fixed it without question and apologized for my trouble. So, again, it depends on the rep/honesty of who you are dealing with.

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Unlike most of the other folks I got it and it has paid off. My first real TT was a North Trail and I had to replace both axles, at different times. It cost me a couple thousand plus a few other things that went wrong. Now I have a Salem Hemisphere and I got the extended (5 yrs.) warranty ($1,500) at the time of purchase. That unit is being repaired right now at a truck alignment shop with frame and spring issues. Total estimate is about $2,900 and the warranty company is paying $2,650. We also replaced the AC with the extended warranty that cost me fifty bucks. We put about 6,800 miles on the camper every year. So it has worked for us and it is nice to know we have it if something does happen.


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Omrod wrote:

Unlike most of the other folks I got it and it has paid off. My first real TT was a North Trail and I had to replace both axles, at different times. It cost me a couple thousand plus a few other things that went wrong. Now I have a Salem Hemisphere and I got the extended (5 yrs.) warranty ($1,500) at the time of purchase. That unit is being repaired right now at a truck alignment shop with frame and spring issues. Total estimate is about $2,900 and the warranty company is paying $2,650. We also replaced the AC with the extended warranty that cost me fifty bucks. We put about 6,800 miles on the camper every year. So it has worked for us and it is nice to know we have it if something does happen.


I have the same unit, a couple years younger. Could you please expand on the frame and spring issues, as well as the A/C problem? Thank You


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For me, and extended "warranty" isn't necessarily a bad thing. If they worked like they are supposed to. I know some folks will say they are not worth it, that they owned their RV for X number of years and never had a problem. This is true, but I view an extended "warranty" as I would health insurance. If you never have to use the health insurance, was it a waste of money to have health insurance?

For me, the rub comes in for 2 reasons. 1) They are usually way over priced, a nice profit center for the selling dealer. 2) Almost all of the stories I've read on the various RV boards I frequent, indicate these "warranty" companies do every thing in their power to deny coverage.

That's why I would never pay for a 3rd party "warranty".


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