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Old 01-29-2017, 08:19 AM   #71
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North Trail RV in Fort Myers....BEST price AWESOME Service

Prior to ordering/purchasing my 2017 FC30, I was in went to Vogt... was in San Antonio... so went to Buda.... was in Sevierville TN, so went to Chilhowee...

Prices for both Vogt and CamperClinic were highest priced due to they include a lifetime warranty that they just add into your price.

I spoke with Southland and got their best price.
Spoke with Colonial and got their best price.

Was ready to purchase from one of the two above...but then discovered North Trai RV in Fort Myers was beefing up their Airstream footprint. I spoke with Derek Weakly and and Mike Harlan (formerly of Hadocy) and explained I just want their best price first-shot...I'm not getting into bidding wars... just give me your best price apples-to-apples.

They emailed me with detailed itemized option sheet and they were $1500 lower than anybody else's best price, including Colonial.

I ordered it, they kept me updated, sent me the VIN...sent me pics when she arrived, and their customer service was OUTSTANDING!!!

Highly recommend North Trail RV in Fort Myers... Derek Weakly and Mike Harlan. Can't go wrong, two thumbs up!

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Old 01-29-2017, 08:25 AM   #72
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Originally Posted by lonestarpipe View Post
Who has had good luck with their dealer and salesperson and would recommend them? We are currently looking and have not had much success. We live in North Texas, but don't mind to travel for purchase. We had a 2010 International 25FB, traded for a 5th Wheel (If that's in the back of your mind, DON'T DO IT) because we thought we needed more space. We didn't. There is nothing like Airstream. Looking at the Flying Cloud 25FB twin. We know our trade is going to be a challenge, but it seems like most of the dealers have a take it or leave it attitude with the Airstreams right now because they are more popular than ever. We would just like someone we could have an intelligent, honest conversation with that is knowledgeable about the product and can give us some options. Thanks for the input.

Live in Dallas and bought at Leisure Time RV in Oklahoma City from Ken. Easy 3hr drive. Have had service performed at North Dallas RV since then by Randy.

NOT impressed by Vogt. On sales, no negotiation. On service, expensive and bureaucratic. Couldn't even get us in for a month from the date we called for warranty service. Suggest avoiding.

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Old 01-29-2017, 08:43 AM   #73
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Funny how people have different experiences. Loved working and negotiating with Vogt. They matched others prices and they are local for me.
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Old 01-30-2017, 06:55 PM   #74
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Had the same experience Vogt. They appear to only be concerned with those that actually bought from them. Have had good and not so good experiences with Camper Clinic 2 in Buda. They are quick and don't discriminate against those that didn't buy from there. Best was from Foley RV in Gulfport.
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Old 01-31-2017, 04:56 AM   #75
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When the labor clock will be clicking along at rates between $125 and $150 while the employee gets $15 to $20 max, one has two expectations, the job might be done by somewhat experienced workers and done correctly the first time with no returns to repair the ancillary damage caused while the primary issue was repaired and the trailer is clean.

Sure wish a positive experience had been our result with two different dealerships.

We use a very reputable third party shop Paul Mayeux at A&P Vintage Trailer Works in Paradise, TX) that is an authorized Airstream service and warranty repair facility. While not close, it is worth the drive to get normal and extreme custom work done properly in one trip. They also do lots of amazing restoration work.
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Old 01-31-2017, 05:49 AM   #76
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Bought 2 trailer from Colonial

Patrick at Colonial was excellent as was the entire team & their pickup process.

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