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Rick Jay

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Posted: 03/01/22 11:49am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

tourusa,

I'm a bit puzzled as your profile lists the following RV for you "Fleetwood discovery 39s 2004" with 78k. Is THIS the one that's in your profile, because your profile seems to suggest it is your current RV. Did you already buy it?

With all of the issues, unless there's something I don't know, I have to side with those who suggest you run away from this as quickly as possible. UNLESS you get it for near nothing and can fix it up yourself. But even then, there is A LOT of work to be done. Plus, IF there's a problem with the roof, there could be all sorts of hidden water damage you don't even know about yet.

I'd keep looking. There are too many good rigs out there and with gas & diesel prices climbing higher daily, I believe there will be many more to choose from very soon.

Good Luck!

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* This post was edited 03/01/22 11:58am by Rick Jay *


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Hi Rick, I updated my profile thinking it was going ahead went by yesterday and took all the pictures and more questions trying to get the full story and got home and started reviewing and decided needed to ask the forum

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Interior with a commercial replacement fridge, may be contributing why the owner said the inverter trips, wall covering in main bedroom indicates previous leak

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Wow, I agree with those that say to run. not walk, away. Keep in mind that most of the things the current owner is telling you is unlikely to be the full story. Not only that, they way he drives (as evidenced by the numerous exterior hits, scraps, bangs, holes, etc.), is likely similar to how he has maintained the unit as well. Just what's visible is enough to run away; what about what's not visible yet?


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Thanks 4x4 van and feedback from all, i don’t mind a project, I think the owner is well aware of all these issues and the ones I’m not aware of, I will defiantly take the advice on leave it be at the 35k. The red flags went up when comments over inverter tripping and gas guage acting funky. Sounds like a project of t projects.

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Keep shopping. This one is for someone else. There are plenty out there. Keep looking.


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it's not only what you see, but what you can't see. this mh has been treated badly, walk away.

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This much works indicates it has been neglected for quite a while. I'll be buying my next RV to travel, not work. This seems like a ton of work even if you get the guy to "give" it to you. I'm inclined to think what you're seeing is just the tip of the "berg."


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You asked so here goes.
I would not buy this guys problem.

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I would get away from this one as soon as possible.

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