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Old 07-23-2016, 08:26 AM   #211
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There is an old saying " NEVER BUY SOMETHING BUILT/MADE ON FRIDAY, PRIOR TO A HOLIDAY OR THE FIRST MODEL YEAR"
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Old 07-23-2016, 09:00 PM   #212
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There is an old saying " NEVER BUY SOMETHING BUILT/MADE ON FRIDAY, PRIOR TO A HOLIDAY OR THE FIRST MODEL YEAR"
And the other old saying, "Measure twice , cut once". Don't think AS did this one :-)
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Old 07-23-2016, 09:13 PM   #213
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Moral of the story, for now, don't invite sleepovers.
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Old 07-25-2016, 06:12 PM   #214
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The AS factory just sent me a message that they are well aware of the Table Top/Bed problem in the 26U.

I was offered all replacement parts....have just replied to them that I'll make an appointment at the MotherShip and have that and some other imperfections fixed. I'm about 5 hours away from the factory.

Nice to hear they stepped up.
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Old 07-28-2016, 03:47 PM   #215
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I have been in touch with them about the same issue. They are sending me larger ledges for the table. Mine was a 3/8 gap.
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Old 07-28-2016, 03:53 PM   #216
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I can't get photos as the trailer is in storage out of town. I believe they installed a fan to blow the heat out the exhaust vent. Also put some heat barrier material between the fridge and cabinet. I will try to get photos when I pick up the trailer.
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Old 07-28-2016, 04:03 PM   #217
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Gap

My Gap was 1/4" at front of trailer to a 1/2"gap in kitchen. 3/8" were the sections meet.
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Old 07-29-2016, 08:12 AM   #218
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Ours arrives 8/31
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Old 07-29-2016, 08:31 AM   #219
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Congrat's. You going to love the layout.Get out and enjoy as soon as you can. Going into 5th month in our's.(3 all at once) Just got back from another trip,about week of boondocking. Fridge worked on propane great. Outside temp was 90. I think using all the awning's help. Also made the insulated foil insert's for the windows.
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Old 07-29-2016, 07:12 PM   #220
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Congrats.....check out the dinette table top/bed problem referenced above before you leave the dealers lot. Minor fix if you have that defect.
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List of issues with 26u

Thanks for all the helpfu advice on this forum. I contacted AS last week with a list of problems and here are their responses:
1. Dinette/bed issue-Sending new support strips.
2. A/C vents fall out-Use double sided tape.
3. Twin mattresses 3 1/2" wider than bed-Don't yet know solution. (Mattresses want to slide off bed)
4. Bedspread coming unstitched-Get repaired locally and send AS the bill.
5. Medicine cabinet shelves not level (Top shelf 1" higher in rear than front)-I chose to take apart and repair myself.
6. Edge banding on 1 tabletop has 1/4" gap-AS sending new edge banding so I can repair.
7. Only 1 under bed storage area has grid to prevent hinges from being popped loose when anything is removed from storage-AS doesn't have solution. I might end up making them myself.

AS recommended that I take to dealer for repairs, but I know they would break more than they would fix based on past experience.
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Thanks for all the helpfu advice on this forum. I contacted AS last week with a list of problems and here are their responses:
1. Dinette/bed issue-Sending new support strips.
2. A/C vents fall out-Use double sided tape.
3. Twin mattresses 3 1/2" wider than bed-Don't yet know solution. (Mattresses want to slide off bed)
4. Bedspread coming unstitched-Get repaired locally and send AS the bill.
5. Medicine cabinet shelves not level (Top shelf 1" higher in rear than front)-I chose to take apart and repair myself.
6. Edge banding on 1 tabletop has 1/4" gap-AS sending new edge banding so I can repair.
7. Only 1 under bed storage area has grid to prevent hinges from being popped loose when anything is removed from storage-AS doesn't have solution. I might end up making them myself.



AS recommended that I take to dealer for repairs, but I know they would break more than they would fix based on past experience.
Getting a good list going. If mine I would consider a trip to Jackson Center closer to end of warrenty period. If possible they will address all your issues and do the work correctly. Good luck
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Hinge Popping loose! They all seem to be subject to take things out of cabinet's and they pop loose !!
Check out Wurth Baer Supply .Part # GFF072135807540. Cabinet Hinge Protector. This was passed on to me , and i have not checked it out !! I get home and forget about it, go on a trip and and it happen's again. Even closet's pop open. The hinge probably comes with it, but AS doesn't install. Hope to check out Hinge protector in the next 3 month's.
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Mattress Slide

Got the gripping stuff (Thin Mat)you put between carpet and floor, so rug's don't slide.
I stapled it on top of bed frame,and bed stopped sliding.
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