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Old 10-05-2012, 06:53 AM   #1
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new Denali 289rk

New to this site. Just picked up 2013 Denali 289rk today. We were scheduled to buy Crossroads Cruiser, however, some issues, so came away with this.
I wanted the rear kitchen. Hope I am not disappointed. Dont even have our "stuff" put inside yet...that will be tomorrow.
Anxious to learn info for all of you.

Mary Lynn from Dripping Springs Texas

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Old 10-05-2012, 07:44 AM   #2
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Re: new Denali 289rk

Welcome to the forum Mary Lynn ! on your new Denali. It would be great to see some pic's of your new Toy. I guess being from Texas you still have some time for camping this year ..I wish i did

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Old 10-05-2012, 01:03 PM   #3
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Welcome Mary Lynn from Dripping Springs Texas!

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Old 10-15-2012, 09:26 PM   #4
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Re: new Denali 289rk

I am sure you won't be disappointed! Huge upgrade from the Cruiser which is essentially a sister to the Zinger! Rear Kitchen is the best option ever in my mind!!!
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Old 11-12-2012, 09:16 PM   #5
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Thanks for the welcome. We now have our 289RK and love the kitchen, storage, bed and bath. The problem is little asthetic things, like sides of buffet coming apart!! a hole in the wood on side of buffet, looks like they plugged with some kind of brown "gook" almost like a soft crayola...someone must have punched a hole when putting in the buffet. I do have the warranty, but also purchased the extended warranty as well.....Our water pressure is awful. We called the water pump company, shown in back of manual. They said its too small a water pump for the denali which pumps from under kitchen cabinet back to the shower. So, shower cuts off completely in middle of shower. I am sure all of this will be resolved when we take it back in january for a bumper to bumper. I have taken pics of all the problems. Did any of you have any of these problems when you purchased? I am getting depressed here....
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Old 11-13-2012, 02:27 AM   #6
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We have a Colorado and after our shakedown trip we had a list of about 14 things that needed to be worked on. Other than that we had to get our air matress replaced, we think the kids may have had something to do with that. All the work was done without issue. Our dealer is pretty great.

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