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Old 09-03-2015, 03:29 PM   #1
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Picking up first Trailer Saturday

Any advise on what to look for, specifically on a 213RBSL? Will be towing 90+ miles home, just wanna be sure I don't forget anything important.
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Old 09-03-2015, 04:27 PM   #2
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Here is an excellent inspection checklist:
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Old 09-03-2015, 07:40 PM   #3
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Wow, dealer is gonna have a fit but I'm definitely using this list!
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Wow, dealer is gonna have a fit but I'm definitely using this list!
As long as you haven't signed on the dotted line... I walked away from an earlier deal because they didn't want to work with me to fix obvious defects. Bought from a different dealer.

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Old 09-03-2015, 11:19 PM   #5
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Our inspection took 4 hours. We even took a lunch break in the middle of the PDI. Drove the sales guy nuts! But it was well worth it.
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Old 09-04-2015, 12:44 PM   #6
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Haven't signed anything yet. Hoping I can test fly this thing sunday and monday.
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Haven't signed anything yet. Hoping I can test fly this thing sunday and monday.
Watch out for the crazies this weekend, they're trying to pack five days into three!
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My dealer gave me 2 free nights of camping. Once we did our PDI which took just about two hours we towed it 20 miles to the campground. Everything worked fine.
Sales person shouldn't be the one doing a PDI with you. Should be someone from the service shop.
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Old 09-04-2015, 03:12 PM   #9
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yea, but if history proves anything, sales guy will be hovering and hopping around wanting his check, i mean the agreement signed.
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Old 09-05-2015, 01:12 AM   #10
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We were given a time with the senior mechanical tech. I showed him my checklist, and he saw that I brought a camera. I told him what I knew pretty well, like electrical and plumbing, and what I didn't know too much about, especially the WD hitch. We were in his shop, he gave me a ladder to check the top, and walked around with me. On the interior, he gave my daughter and I time to do our thing, while he was in the area. I wanted to see electrical work on shore and battery power, and water works on city water and pump / fresh tank. He hung with me through the whole ordeal, and even showed me some other things I didn't know about. We both laid on our backs together under the TT, and he pointed out features from underneath. Good guy! Nothing found that needed fixing! A lucky one!
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