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Old 07-31-2016, 08:16 PM   #1
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New Thor Vega 27.3 owner

Picking up our new MH Friday and new to the forum. We have not owned a MH in 30+ years. Had one when our kids were young, they got busy with other things, we sold it, and now my wife and I are getting back into it.

I'm kind of concerned with all the initial problems I'm reading people are having with their brand new MH. We live some 6+ hours from the dealer we're buying it from. Hoping we're not going to be "camping" is his lot waiting for repairs.
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Old 07-31-2016, 08:26 PM   #2
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Get Ed's manual and go through the PDI at the dealer--check everything out.
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Old 07-31-2016, 08:36 PM   #3
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Who' Ed?

Who's Ed and where do I find his manual?
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Old 07-31-2016, 09:16 PM   #4
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Go here: Updated Axis/Vegas Specific Manual with Checklists
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Old 07-31-2016, 09:24 PM   #5
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What's a Vega 27.3?
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Old 07-31-2016, 10:07 PM   #6
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What's a Vega 27.3?
I was wondering the same thing...I even went to Thor website to see if we had missed something ... nada !! hmmmm
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Old 07-31-2016, 10:23 PM   #7
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I'm assuming they mean 25.3 and just had a typo.
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Old 07-31-2016, 10:52 PM   #8
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Here is a link to the latest version of the manual I compiled:

https://1drv.ms/w/s!AiYx6DLSeiiP53x246awlGrg8B-I
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Old 07-31-2016, 11:21 PM   #9
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Shoot, I thought I missed something this weekend!
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Old 08-01-2016, 01:11 AM   #10
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The 27.3 got my attention also.


In a news report on RUV sales Thor implied 25-feet and under is the RUV arena. It seems doubtful they plan to go longer than that, although it is physically no different than Class Cs that extend beyond 30 feet.

http://www.rvbusiness.com/2016/07/tm...17-ruv-lineup/
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Old 08-01-2016, 03:25 AM   #11
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Oops. make that a Thor Vegas 25.3. It's been a long weekend.
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Old 08-01-2016, 03:52 AM   #12
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I'm kind of concerned with all the initial problems I'm reading people are having with their brand new MH...
Welcome to the forum! All RVs have issues, for most of the Vegas/Axis owners I've talked with, problems have been few and minor. You must understand that forums like this are magnets for problems and complaints, as it should be.

Some legitimate shortcomings with the earlier models have been fixed by Thor. They have been getting better each year. Thor may allow you to have warranty work done closer to home than your dealer. My dealer is a thousand miles away, and a local dealer who sells Ace but not Vegas or Axis did authorized work on mine.

Bring your questions here. You'll find good folks with a wealth of knowledge.
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Old 08-03-2016, 10:07 PM   #13
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We bought our 2016 Axis 24.1 in April 2016. We are happy with it. One thing I fixed was the four plug usb plug in in the br. It had been wired backwards and did not work.
We have been on several short trips and going a little longer this time to northern Mi.
Especially appreciate Ed's manual.
I am retired as a Dept of the Army civilian employee in contracting.
Member of the "Yankee Air Museum" which restores and flies a B 17 B25 etc.
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Old 08-03-2016, 10:34 PM   #14
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Member of the "Yankee Air Museum" which restores and flies a B 17 B25 etc.
Very cool. That is down the street from me--we frequently make it to the Thunder Over Michigan shows.
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