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Old 02-27-2016, 02:01 PM   #1
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It looks like I am down to NRC and Showhauler. I like the outer covering being of metal vs fiberglass. I am liking the Volvo over the Freightliner cascadia. Both good but I think the Volvo offers better looks and the i shift transmission seems better. Does anyone know of any NRC dealers that stock any new or are them special order only. All comments are welcome!!!

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Come on guys, lets help this newby spent some dough.
Personally I don't think you would go wrong with either manufacturer.
Go interview these two builders and pull the trigger.
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why not contact NRC for their list of dealers and inventory?

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I'm a freightliner fan, but I don't blame you for picking the Volvo over the Cascadia. I test "rode" in an almost new Cascadia and it was the noisiest rig I had encountered.

I agree that you should speak to both builders at length and tour their facilities, if practical. If I was going to buy new, I'd look for the manufacturer that was going to treat me like family. A good local dealer would be a plus, but not a deal maker for me.
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I like my Volvo and FRP
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Love our 2005 renegade, frp and all! I was looking at all the brands and got one in our price range.
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It is funny, given so few choices in used rigs, I did not attempt to weigh the differences between the two. I figured that all of the builders had such good reputations that either material had its merits.

That aluminum sheathing has to be tough, but I guess if you damage it you have to replace a whole section to make it look right. Being a boat guy, I know a couple good glass shops that could spot patch up my Renegade...I think.
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