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FrankShore

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Posted: 06/11/18 01:11pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

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Lantley wrote:

Proteus wrote:

Rather frustrating that one domestic manufacturer, Airstream, knows how to do interiors properly. They're popular so clearly people like them. But those interiors aren't worth the 100k asking price. A mid-high end manufacturer like Lance should be able to do the same? Instead, we just get "grandma's kitchen"...

AS you said they are popular so they are worth it to some/many.
However like many of the Euro and Aussie models poste,
they lack slides and interior space that the majority of RV'ers are looking for.

No Europeans Do not have slides. We have multislides[emoticon]

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RobertRyan wrote:

Lantley wrote:

Proteus wrote:

Rather frustrating that one domestic manufacturer, Airstream, knows how to do interiors properly. They're popular so clearly people like them. But those interiors aren't worth the 100k asking price. A mid-high end manufacturer like Lance should be able to do the same? Instead, we just get "grandma's kitchen"...

AS you said they are popular so they are worth it to some/many.
However like many of the Euro and Aussie models poste,
they lack slides and interior space that the majority of RV'ers are looking for.

No Europeans Do not have slides. We have multislides[emoticon]


Great I'm glad to hear all your models are not small and cramped.
On the other hand overall, I do think most of our models are poorly assembled.
Nevertheless I don't see Aussie models transforming the US market nor do I see US models transforming the Aussie market.
There are too many other factors that differentiate the two markets besides floorplans.


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On the other hand overall, I do think most of our models are poorly assembled.

After looking at a few US 5th wheelers could not agree more.
That is what lets US RV' s down is a pretty slapdash finish. .Then you can throw in colours etc and you get a NO SALE

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So far....YUK ??


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trailer_newbe wrote:

So far....YUK ??

Yes have heard that expression regarding US RV's. European ones they are not as negative.
Some actually do last.

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If the LG Max is too small, you won't like my choices. These trailers are not the "big white box". I love my [email protected] 320, BTW.

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