We have been somewhat “stressed” over the past couple of days because we are still not in our RV. Yesterday was supposed to be “the” day, but it didn’t happen. We arrived at the dealership as scheduled. Unfortunately, we immediately spotted a service technician working on “our” RV. What the heck happened? The heater was not working. Wanting to stay out of his way, we began our walk-through on the inside thinking that by the time we finished up in there he would have the unit up and running and we could finish outside. Well, that didn’t happen, either. So, we hung around and waited… until about 4:20. We finally decided it was to no avail. So we left. Not upset. Not hugely disappointed. But, disappointed. These things are to be expected, but our schedule is growing tighter by the moment and we could end up in a pickle. As mentioned before, a new owner typically spends a night or 2 or 3 on the dealership’s lot in order to ensure that all systems are “go”. It just wasn’t meant to be, however.
While there, I made good use of my time. I walked through the rig over and over again inspecting everything I could. I am amazed at Lifestyle’s quality workmanship; however, I was still able to find several minor items that need to be addressed. So, I got out my phone and began taking notes. Isn’t this what you’re supposed to do, anyway? During my “inspection”, I noticed that the dealership had placed a scrap piece of carpet just inside the front door so people entering could wipe their feet. Good idea? Nope! The rough backing on the back scratched our wood floors! Wood floors in an RV, you say? Yes, because it is customary for shoes to be removed before entering the front door, and it is a thoughtful gesture for visitors to do the same. The premise behind this is that usually wherever the RV is, so is dirt… and rocks… and things that cling to the soles of footwear! And so how many times did that technician go in and out removing and replacing the thermostat… with his shoes on? About 1.5 million! Not happy, so someone will have to figure out what to do about that.
Today is Wednesday. Severe thunderstorms are expected all day long. Even if Tiara RV pulls our U-Haul trailer into the shop alongside our RV so we can move in, we will still be unable to hitch up and drive around to check out the brakes, etc. before signing on the dotted line. Not sure what we’re going to do or how things will turn out. It’s all in God’s hands. That’s all I can say about that!
In the meantime, I have had many requests to “send pictures”. Well, I cannot possibly send pictures to everyone individually, but I can post them here. I hope you enjoy!
OK. I suppose I had better get moving and see what kind of trouble I can get into today.