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Old 01-09-2018, 04:54 PM   #1
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Great video about buying from Camping World

I saw this on Facebook earlier today and thought that it was very well presented (if not self-serving) and would be good for all potential buyers to watch, regardless of where you are buying. Yes it is accusatorial and controversial, but still a good watch.

Iowa RV dealer blasts Camping World tactics - RV Travel

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Old 01-09-2018, 05:42 PM   #2
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Old 01-09-2018, 10:02 PM   #3
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Until we get to fixed pricing it always will be game - one in which the house holds most of the cards. Not unlike how car buying used to be. And still is sometimes though it certainly is getting easier to “negotiate” an honest price on a car. It’s also much easier to complain that something isn’t fair than it is to take responsibility for not paying more than you should. I.e. if you choose to play the game at least be prepare for it.
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Old 01-09-2018, 11:50 PM   #4
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Let the lawsuits commence!

The video is over 20 minutes, at 6.20 they show how the trailer advertised at two competing dealers ends up costing $10,359 more with interest if you bought from the wrong one.

RV shoppers will be wise to shop several dealers before signing on the line. Beware the low down payment and long, long loans. You'll always be what's called "upside down" which means you owe more than the rig is worth. A time bomb, ouch!
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Old 01-10-2018, 12:29 AM   #5
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Camping World

With CW's reputation for poor service, I would never buy an RV from them regardless of price or tactics.
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Old 01-10-2018, 12:58 AM   #6
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Ouch, I have some reconsideration and reviewing to do in regards to my purchase from CW.

Has anyone been able to download this file? I could use a personal copy of it.

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Old 01-10-2018, 01:19 AM   #7
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LOL This is too funny! I thought it might be real until I saw it was written by Cheyenne...... What a hoot! Ever wonder why they have to blurr or mark out the brand names on their advertising?

https://www.cheyennecampingcenter.co...x-truck-camper
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Old 01-10-2018, 03:05 AM   #8
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FUDGE, I give up...Why?

Is there no truth in advertizing anymore???

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Old 01-10-2018, 05:21 AM   #9
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Ouch, I have some reconsideration and reviewing to do in regards to my purchase from CW.

Has anyone been able to download this file? I could use a personal copy of it.

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Old 01-10-2018, 10:41 AM   #10
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The video has been on other RV forums for the last week or so. Even though there is probably a lot of truth to it (most CW's are horrible), the Iowa dealer comes across like a snake oil salesman. I probably wouldn't buy anything from him either.
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Old 01-10-2018, 12:04 PM   #11
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I wasn't too wild about that joker either...
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Old 01-10-2018, 12:16 PM   #12
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FUDGE, I give up...Why?

Is there no truth in advertizing anymore???

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Why Don't You Show The Brand?

The “VALUE LEADERS" area is where you will see the LOWEST PRICES of our new RV inventory. Cheyenne Camping Center's franchise agreement precludes showing the brand names along with our lowest prices. We must obscure the brands to remain compliant.
The “NEW" area is where you will see the BRAND NAMES of our inventory without revealing our lowest prices.
And what file are you trying to download?
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Old 01-11-2018, 03:00 PM   #13
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Since many CWs are franchised, it would seem wise for the good ones (there are some) to put pressure on the bad ones to clean up their act and change the stereotype.

We can play our part by identifying good and bad experiences on RV Service Reviews

Btw, the CW that I purchased from was one of the bad ones. I didn’t look at the reviews before buying.
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