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Old 02-14-2018, 07:09 AM   #21
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So how does someone on a assembly line get the plumbing wrong? He/She has been doing the same thing for years and you get a trailer plumbed wrong.

Boggles the mind.

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Old 02-14-2018, 08:49 AM   #22
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I would imagine turnover in RV manufacturing plants is pretty common, but who knows?? Maybe they all take great care of their employees and they stay for years.
When I lived in Baker City I knew some people that worked out at the Northwood plant and it seemed like they certainly had turnover of younger unskilled labor. I bet that could lead to some mistakes on the line.
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Old 02-14-2018, 09:12 AM   #23
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So how does someone on a assembly line get the plumbing wrong? He/She has been doing the same thing for years and you get a trailer plumbed wrong.

Boggles the mind.

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This is not intended to be a "defense of the Keystone workforce" but the Alpine 3800FK and 3801FK are "new in 2018 floorplans" and have not been "done for years". How many of us have "lived by the mantra" of "I WON'T BUY THE FIRST MODEL YEAR OF A NEW VEHICLE" ???? Maybe the same should "ring true" for first model year trailers as well as for vehicles ???? Who knows, the OP's trailer may have been the very first one that came off the assembly line, then again, maybe not ??? In any case, it shouldn't have been plumbed as it was. Whatever the cause, it's not a "doing the same thing for years" kind of situation.
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Old 02-16-2018, 08:53 AM   #24
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Cents. That costs fifty cents.
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Old 02-16-2018, 10:38 AM   #26
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I figured out another way a trailer could be mis plumbed. I believe that a given plant will make one model trailer for a number of units, then switch over to another model for a number of units. I can imagine the plumbing mistake happening with the changeover. The problem with my theory is that it would be possible for a whole run of trailers to be mis plumbed, so if ther's one out there, there may be more waiting to be discovered!
I would definitely class this kind of plumbing mistake as a health hazard.
I for one am VERY thankful to the OP for posting this as it is something I hadn't considered could happen on a production line. We are about to purchase a new trailer and this is something which I will add to my personal PDI checklist!
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