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Old 01-11-2018, 07:40 PM   #21
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OMG did you not pay attention to the negativity about a Thour POS?
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Old 01-12-2018, 07:44 AM   #22
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Good Life,
What is your comment about? What is a Thour POS? Kelly and I are new to this and are looking for advice and help along the way. With your post we are now confused and maybe overlooking something. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Old 01-12-2018, 08:23 AM   #23
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I have owned 6 rvs, the two I own now are Thor products, the quality and workmanship are the worst I have seen, Montana should be totally embarrassed to put there name on it! From ac problems, frame failure, structure failure, axle failure, wiring issues, only to mention a few!
Once I sell these I will NEVER own anything THOR throws together and puts stickers on !!!
Do your homework plz! POS=Piece Of Dog Drop
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Old 01-12-2018, 09:17 AM   #24
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Good Life, Did you use the MOC PDi check list? Did you buy new and have everything fixed before you removed off the lot? If the first one was so bad then why would you purchase a second one? Thanks for the response as I will let you know how it goes tomorrow.

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Old 01-12-2018, 09:19 AM   #25
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Ok - you’ll have fun. Backing takes practice. Get some cheap cones. Find a flat parking lot. Right angle and moving over one space are two good scenarios to practice. Have a spare set of eyes helps but not as much as a simple language you both use. DW and I have an open phone call, I set mine on speaker. Refer to it as driver and passenger sides. Some where there is a thread on MOC that goes over all this.

Getting parked and still be friends is crucial.

So just relax. There should be some good neighbors there to assist if you ask.
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Old 01-12-2018, 09:41 AM   #26
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All industries are under cost pressures. Some say don’t buy a unit made the last week of the month ... some recommend hire a professional inspector ... the BEST Service I’ve had has been Lippert folks. Stay on the line 40 minutes helping me remember what I forgot about leveling.

Remember the BAD News is published. The Good goes unreported - So the 10000s made, there will be some issues. Biggest hope is you have the right dealer. I’ve changed ... my biggest recommendation might be to get the manuals before delivery, do some you tubes and spend time in the unit before the PDI, but have some one else record the whole event.
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Old 01-12-2018, 12:12 PM   #27
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Unfortunately, we tend to hear more of the bad things about Montanas than the good. I believe that its just because the folks with issues are more vocal! We have a 2016 3160 and are very pleased with it. Yes, we had a couple issues, but they were corrected while we were still in warranty. I think the biggest thing is to find a dealer with a good reputation. They are your advocate with Keystone.

I'm confident you'll love your new fiver! Have fun and go on many exciting adventures!
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Old 01-12-2018, 08:39 PM   #28
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John, concur with adams - those that have had issues do tend to be more vocal and who can blame them. The majority of owners here are fairly happy with their rigs - I know we are.
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Old 01-13-2018, 05:27 AM   #29
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Well overall we like our C 379RD, however I do say the fit and finish leaves a bit to be desired. first trip out and already having screws and trim come loose. There are somethings where you know the designer has never gone camping. 5th on my "must have list" was "easy dumping". Putting that gray dump valve under the slide on the tank that fills up first would have been a deal breaker for me if I saw it before we bought it.

To add insult to injury when prepping it they left it open. and oh yeah I needed a shower after that one.
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Old 01-13-2018, 05:31 AM   #30
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Congrats! We picked up a 2018 3121RL last Saturday from General RV in Birch Run, Michigan. It's our first 5er and while towing it home we noticed how much better it handled that our 33' TT. We video taped the entire walk through, got a lesson on hooking up, and unhooking. Before we went home and tried to back into our drive we went to a large empty parking lot and set up some orange cones that where set up to simulate our driveway. The backing was different from our TT, but after a few tries we took her home and all went well. Congrats again on your purchase and enjoy!
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Old 01-20-2018, 06:41 PM   #31
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Congrats, New members here we are the Orlando’s and we just purchased a 2018 Montana 3120 today with help from Chris the factory rep we will be getting our new unit in approx 4 weeks as it is already headed to Camping World in NJ.

So happy to be part of this great owners club and so excited to get such a quality product can’t wait to use it on our Florida Trip Last week of March first week of April

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Old 01-20-2018, 08:15 PM   #32
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JV.....Welcome to the Montana family, I am sure you will have many great memories while enjoying your new 5er. We have owned a number of RV's over the past 40 years from different manufacturers. and wouldn't trade our Montana for any of them. This is our second Montana and we were so happy with the quality and workmanship of the first one that we stayed with Montana and couldn't be happier with our decision. I suggest that you disregard the message from Good Life and enjoy your new purchase. There are many more satisfied owners than disgruntled customers, unfortunately, the dissatisfied ones seem to be more vocal.
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Old 01-20-2018, 09:56 PM   #33
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We agree with rmthelen 100% this is are 2nd montana also we have had SOB before and like the montanas way better have had very little problems with both nothing I couldn't fix myself! So instead of bitching & saying that montana's junk sell it and go buy SOB & see if they are any better!

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Old 01-21-2018, 11:15 AM   #34
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I have 3 products from SOB same SOB and had issues, MFG wasn’t very supportive but instead of crying we did our research and bought a Montana.

Deal we got was best we could negotiate and I worked with say 10-12 dealers no one came close for some reason.

To be honest we have talked to many diff ppl owning $20K trailers all the way up to units that cost 3/4 of a Million. They all have issues at some point but Keystone seems to stand behind you.

Contact the factory, someone in product support, it could be your dealer that doesn’t want to deal with your issues as well, I worked with the factory first they they walked us hand in hand with the dealer, felt a lot bettter about our decision this time and this time we have 12 mo bumper to bumper plus total of 3 Years structural so I am confident in the product and Company who stand behind it.

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