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 Post subject: Re: Hershey RV Show!!!!
PostPosted: Sat Sep 16, 2017 5:34 pm 
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Doc, I hoped they had something good to say, it seems the interior quality is not the same, wanted to replace our totaled 337, but do not like the new ones, we our considering other brands, maybe Van Leigh or Columbus, it seems the interior quality and furniture much nicer.

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 17, 2017 3:27 pm 
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Frank4261 wrote:
Doc, I hoped they had something good to say, it seems the interior quality is not the same, wanted to replace our totaled 337, but do not like the new ones, we our considering other brands, maybe Van Leigh or Columbus, it seems the interior quality and furniture much nicer.


Furniture, most of it is supplied by Lippert to all manufactured in fact Lippert supplies a lot of what goes into an RV.
One thing they have started in production is to build multiple units of the same model rather than build as orders come in.

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I had a great time there. Spent all day Sat looking for a future 5th wheel. Wife loved the 3X387RBS. It will be a close call between that and the Grand Design with the small Toy Hauler under the Rear Bed. Not sure about construction differences between the two yet.

I did buy the new TST 507 with the color monitor, will see how it works next time out.

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One thing they have started in production is to build multiple units of the same model rather than build as orders come in. Doc


That concept most likely came over from Jayco, when we toured the Jayco plant some six years ago that was pointed out to us as part of their efficiency plan.

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So can anyone tell me what's new. At the CHR they mentioned a screen door, just wondering if they had it on any new models? Any new floor plans?

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I just bought a new TST507 a few weeks ago and the monitor was still a B&W sceen : (

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I just bought a new TST507 a few weeks ago and the monitor was still a B&W sceen : (

Did you see a colored one at the Hershey show?

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So can anyone tell me what's new. At the CHR they mentioned a screen door, just wondering if they had it on any new models? Any new floor plans?

2018 units had a screen door like the older units did.

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earlelaineb wrote:
I just bought a new TST507 a few weeks ago and the monitor was still a B&W sceen : (

Did you see a colored one at the Hershey show?


I'm just a redneck from La. but why would
need a color monitor to look at your black tires? :help

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:lol:

I'm thinking the contrast would be a little easier on the eyes. The black LCD on the drab gray background is tough to see sometimes depending on the glare on the lens.

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I was told that TST will not be selling them on their website for a few weeks. They have to clear out the inventory of their old units, but the new ones were available at the show. Was told their was some changes to the antenna and the set up is different. I was told it is easier to set up, but I have not crossed that bridge yet. I will be mounting the repeater this week and then setting up the unit.

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Doc wrote:
Frank4261 wrote:
Doc, I hoped they had something good to say, it seems the interior quality is not the same, wanted to replace our totaled 337, but do not like the new ones, we our considering other brands, maybe Van Leigh or Columbus, it seems the interior quality and furniture much nicer.


Furniture, most of it is supplied by Lippert to all manufactured in fact Lippert supplies a lot of what goes into an RV.
One thing they have started in production is to build multiple units of the same model rather than build as orders come in.

Doc


We are hoping to eventually downsize enough to get away from towing, and using the storage unit across town, instead park an "inconspicuous" motorhome in our driveway (almost legally). Have only 25' or less to work with, without pushing it with the neighbors and city code. So this year we checked out the class Bs and B+s. Class Bs..what the heck was I thinking? Not going to happen. :roll: :lol:

Class B+ units, I could go for one of those. My vote goes to Leisure Travel Vans. They make all the internals themselves, other than the usual, Reefer, A/C, etc. Excellent build quality, but BIG price tag and a 10 month wait. And of course my wife wants the Unity twin bed model, and I like the new Wonder twin bed model.

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We did do a pre-release of the color monitor at the Hershey Show. The display works with all existing 507 sensors. The monitor will be discounted for existing users. If you upgrade to the new color display with the discount you will still be below what the new kits will be retailing for when fully released in November.

Please feel free to contact me to discuss at 210-420-0132

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