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Old 02-21-2020, 03:50 PM   #1
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To Buy or Not to Buy? 2018 vegas 24-1

That is the question. To Buy or Not to Buy? 2018 Vegas 24-1. I like most everything about it except the roof. What do you guys think? Hope the picture posts!
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Old 02-21-2020, 03:57 PM   #2
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No pictures and what don't you like about the roof?
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Old 02-21-2020, 04:05 PM   #3
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I need to post the picture. Thanks Finally got the picture to post but it's sideways
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Old 02-21-2020, 04:08 PM   #4
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Is this a used unit or one that has sat on the lot?
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Old 02-21-2020, 04:12 PM   #5
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Roof damaged? Off color? Roof takes a beating from UV and all of mine over the years get stained with the black crap that streaks up the side of your RV.
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Old 02-21-2020, 04:30 PM   #6
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I think I have the picture! (sideways) This is being sold at Camping World they says is not a problem? I have my doubts. And yes it is used. Thanks ALL
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Old 02-21-2020, 04:40 PM   #7
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Yeah, that's scary looking. Somebody's run eternabond tape down the side of the roof trying to stop a leak.

Is this at a dealer or a private sale?

You would have to be handy enough to fix/repair this yourself if needed if you purchased it and the purchase price would have to be extremely good to consider it at all.

Too many other 24.1s out there if you're not up to the possible aggravation this may cause.

If CW thinks it is not a problem then they should restore it to factory configuration without a roof bubble before selling. If you work that in the deal you should also include a visual inspection by you or your designated inspector when they lift the edge of that roof.

I would also look very closely at that side wall. The way the sun is reflecting off it in the picture makes it look like it may be slightly bowed. If there is any indication of damage or delamination on the wall I would run away from this coach.
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Old 02-21-2020, 04:45 PM   #8
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Camping World is selling it. They say it's no problem. It is a good price
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Old 02-21-2020, 04:52 PM   #9
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If it’s “no problem” they should have “no problem” giving you a year warranty on the roof.
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Old 02-21-2020, 05:18 PM   #10
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I would also look very closely at that side wall. The way the sun is reflecting off it in the picture makes it look like it may be slightly bowed. If there is any indication of damage or delamination on the wall I would run away from this coach.
Yes its bowed: All Axis/Vegas units have a radius there at the top of the rear wall--it isn't a sharp 90. e.g. its supposed to look like that.

Go inside the coach and open up the overhead rear cabinets and look around in them carefully. You should be able to see any water intrusion there.
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Old 02-21-2020, 05:26 PM   #11
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Yes its bowed: All Axis/Vegas units have a radius there at the top of the rear wall--it isn't a sharp 90. e.g. its supposed to look like that.

Go inside the coach and open up the overhead rear cabinets and look around in them carefully. You should be able to see any water intrusion there.
Unfortunately the picture could only be shown sideways. To the left is the rear of the motorhome and to the right is the roof. sorry for any confusion.
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Old 02-21-2020, 06:06 PM   #12
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Personally, I feel it's a problem. And it sure isn't going to get better with time. Sorry, but that would be a show-stopper for me.


I agree with Oneilkeys evaluation.

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Old 02-21-2020, 07:24 PM   #13
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Thanks to all that have posted. If anyone else and you'd like to comment that would be appreciated, I am going to share this post with Camping World. This maybe a better picture. (click to enlarge)
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Old 02-22-2020, 01:25 AM   #14
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I vote not buy. Keep shopping. Many RV salessnakes will tell you whatever it takes to get you to sign. Do some research on this forum and others on the reputation of dealer chains. One stands out especially bad. Wanna venture a guess which one?
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Old 02-22-2020, 02:17 AM   #15
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I vote not buy. Keep shopping. Many RV salessnakes will tell you whatever it takes to get you to sign. Do some research on this forum and others on the reputation of dealer chains. One stands out especially bad. Wanna venture a guess which one?
I wasn't going to mention what Camping World dealer however since you're from Florida! Any thought about Camping World of New Port Richey Florida? Any of you Florida guys feel free to jump in. thanks again to ALL!
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Old 02-22-2020, 03:31 AM   #16
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lot's of 24.1

Somebody already said this but the 24.1 is the one Axis/Vegas that has remained a constant for many years, should be lot's of them out there. Unless they are giving it away, stay away IMHO
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Old 02-24-2020, 11:32 PM   #17
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Thanks all , I passed on this one still looking for 2018 Vegas 24-1
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Old 02-24-2020, 11:57 PM   #18
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Now that you've passed on the purchase What was the good deal price and miles and added goodies wise?

It will help us all to know.
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Old 02-25-2020, 12:16 AM   #19
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Thanks to all that have posted. If anyone else and you'd like to comment that would be appreciated, I am going to share this post with Camping World. This maybe a better picture. (click to enlarge)
We agree with Mr. Sunshine and ONeilKeys…..this looks like a problem that will not go away easily...There are many 24.1 units out there, if you like the floorplan...go to RV Trader and shop around...don't let a salesperson convince you to buy it.....what they will do is get you to buy...with the stipulation that they will repair the roof...and then it will sit on their repair lot for 6 months while you stew about it and wish you had not fallen for their line !! Do not fall for this scheme !
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Old 02-25-2020, 05:01 PM   #20
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This is the one I passed on. Price $61789, Miles 25352, major Power JACKS
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