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zingy
We're looking to purchase our new Mobile Palace,
and have avoided National RV because of their bankruptcy late last year.
But then I thought,
if we buy a used one, it probably wouldn't be under warranty anyway.

If you own one, would you buy another?

Any other ideas on the subject?

Thanks!

rick strack
QUOTE(zingy @ Mar 29 2008, 06:27 PM) *

We're looking to purchase our new Mobile Palace,
and have avoided National RV because of their bankruptcy late last year.
But then I thought,
if we buy a used one, it probably wouldn't be under warranty anyway.

If you own one, would you buy another?

Any other ideas on the subject?

Thanks!


ZINGY, CAN NOT ADVISE YOU ABOUT NATIONAL, BUT I CAN TELL YOU HOW TO SAVE SOME BIG BUCKS ON A RV AND HHR.
JANE AND I ARE LEAVING THE LIFE OF RVING TO GO BACK TO OUR NATIVE HOME OF ARKANSAS. WE HAVE A 2002 HOLIDAY RAMBLER ENDEAVOR DIESEL PUSHER WITH DIESEL GENERATOR, THREE SLIDES, AND REALLY ALL THE STUFF YOU WANT ON AN RV. WE BOUGHT A 2007 CHEVY HHR IN MATCHING COLOR TONES AND HAD IT CUSTOM INSTALLED WITH A NEW TOWING SYSTEM. RV HAS 64,834 MILES AND HHR HAS 10,567 MILES. WE ARE ASKING $99,872.00 FOR THE COMBO. IF INTERESTED I WILL SEND HISTORY AND PICTURES.
MAY YOU FIND THE RIGHT RV, WHEREVER YOU BUY. WE LOVED THE LIFE.
RICK
PS: WE ARE GOOD SAMS MEMBERS WITH "CSP" COVERAGE AND THEY ARE GREAT, AS GOOD AS ANY WARRANTY.
PATHFINDER AND RAINBOW
QUOTE(zingy @ Mar 29 2008, 04:27 PM) *

We're looking to purchase our new Mobile Palace,
and have avoided National RV because of their bankruptcy late last year.
But then I thought,
if we buy a used one, it probably wouldn't be under warranty anyway.

If you own one, would you buy another?

Any other ideas on the subject?

Thanks!



WE HAVE A NATIONAL RV DOLPHIN THAT WE BOUGHT USED. WE HAVE REALLY ENJOYED IT AND HAVE HAD NO TROUBLES AT ALL. IT'S A 2004 MODEL 5342 AND WE LIVED IN IT FOR 6 MONTHS WHILE BUILDING OUR SUMMER HOME. EVEN THOUGH IT'S FOR SALE NOW; WE WILL BE SAD TO SEE IT GO. IT'S BEEN WONDERFUL. WE'D BUY ANOTHER ONE IN A HEARTBEAT IF WE DIDN'T HAVE A SUMMER HOME TO GO TO NOW. GOOD LUCK!
Trentheim
If you buy the RV from a dealship, then it'll at the very least be under a warranty of some sort from the dealership. And they're always offering the "extended warranty plan" for a few dollars more. It wouldn't hurt to investigate.
ddbradley952
QUOTE(zingy @ Mar 29 2008, 06:27 PM) *

We're looking to purchase our new Mobile Palace,
and have avoided National RV because of their bankruptcy late last year.
But then I thought,
if we buy a used one, it probably wouldn't be under warranty anyway.

If you own one, would you buy another?

Any other ideas on the subject?

Thanks!


You really have to do some investigating on what aspects are exclusive to that brand and what parts you will not be able to find. Our FIRST motor home as a Midas which hasn't been produced for 12 years but all the parts were typically found at virtually any RV dealership. Most RV manufacturers do not make any of the parts, they just assemble them. Water tanks usually are exclusive though. You should be able to negotiate a substantial discount or it is not worth the risk. Start singing that song called "SAVED BY ZERO"
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