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Thinking of buying a Bruder?
« on: May 04, 2019, 10:15:37 PM »
Just found this website on the thread on Exploreoz.
[url=http://www.bruderxworld.com]http://www.bruderxworld.com[/url]
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Re: Thinking of buying a Bruder?
« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2019, 11:04:14 PM »
 Come in Spinner ;D ;D Bet By Jeez all his neighbours and mates blew their nuts over it when he got it  and his head swelled a bit  from all the WOW look what I got Wank  factor envy ..  ;D ;D
Just another Hyped up gotta have,  high priced poorly put together box on wheels like so many others.. Imo .. ;D ;D  Did his dough quicker than a first time f**** in a cat house ..  ;D ;D
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Re: Thinking of buying a Bruder?
« Reply #2 on: May 04, 2019, 11:54:37 PM »
Jeez that's a bit tough Edz. The poor bugger bought what he thought was the best on the market to take his wife on a final lap after she got diagnosed with late stage cancer. She died while they were still trying to get it fixed.
I must admit that I, like many others, had a bit of Bruder envy when they first came out and briefly looked at buying one when they were a lot cheaper. But we didn't like the layout and my wife hated the bathroom. But I still feel very sorry for the bloke.
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Re: Thinking of buying a Bruder?
« Reply #3 on: May 05, 2019, 01:05:23 AM »
Didnt read past the pics Kieth, Sad for his loss of his partner for sure though  ..
It does make me shake my head  though,  how people allow companies dazzle them,  with all these Bells n Whistles must haves hype, best in the industry designs etc that arnt realy up to scratch build wise and people get done over big time and left out of pocket with an over priced broken / faulty unit .
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Re: Thinking of buying a Bruder?
« Reply #4 on: May 05, 2019, 02:46:03 AM »
Wonder if he is going through legal channels now for getting this resolved.

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Re: Thinking of buying a Bruder?
« Reply #5 on: May 05, 2019, 06:37:31 AM »
OK, that does it. Not getting one now....
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Re: Thinking of buying a Bruder?
« Reply #6 on: May 05, 2019, 08:13:30 AM »
Thanks Keith,  interesting reading. He seems to sing a slightly different tune in his ad where he is trying to sell it https://www.caravancampingsales.com.au/items/details/2018-BRUDER-EXPEDITION-EXP-6/SSE-AD-5823453?pageSource=details&id=SSE-AD-5823453 It would seem that the build quality isn't living up to the marketing hype at the moment though.


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Re: Thinking of buying a Bruder?
« Reply #7 on: May 05, 2019, 09:00:14 AM »
Looks like Bruder, or someone else, has fixed it for him. His website may have buggered his chances of selling it.
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Re: Thinking of buying a Bruder?
« Reply #8 on: May 05, 2019, 10:53:04 AM »
Thanks Keith,  interesting reading. He seems to sing a slightly different tune in his ad where he is trying to sell it https://www.caravancampingsales.com.au/items/details/2018-BRUDER-EXPEDITION-EXP-6/SSE-AD-5823453?pageSource=details&id=SSE-AD-5823453 It would seem that the build quality isn't living up to the marketing hype at the moment though.

Looks like Bruder, or someone else, has fixed it for him. His website may have buggered his chances of selling it.
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Turns out that the one for sale is a different van and a different owner.  The owner of original van is demanding that Bruder come and pick it up and refund his money. Good on him. I'll follow this on Exploreoz with interest.
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Re: Thinking of buying a Bruder?
« Reply #9 on: May 05, 2019, 11:02:58 AM »
Turns out that the one for sale is a different van and a different owner.  The owner of original van is demanding that Bruder come and pick it up and refund his money. Good on him. I'll follow this on Exploreoz with interest.
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Me thinks that something is bullShit about this . Both of the vans , the one with faults and the one for sale , have the same rego number . TR 48 EQ
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Re: Thinking of buying a Bruder?
« Reply #10 on: May 05, 2019, 01:26:07 PM »
Me thinks that something is bullShit about this . Both of the vans , the one with faults and the one for sale , have the same rego number . TR 48 EQ

I queried this on Exploreoz and here is the answer:

Yep that's mine Keith. I have kept the ad up and running since for one thing I have paid for that advertising. Dropped the price to entice interest people to approach me with regard to it. And that has certainly worked. Once they do I phone them and explain the entire situation informing them that once this messed is finally resolved by Bruder and the van is made good and roadworthy addressing all the defects etc that I will also forward to Bruder their expressions of interest hopefully enabling future rewarding sale for all concerned and once completely repaired.

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Re: Thinking of buying a Bruder?
« Reply #11 on: May 05, 2019, 01:41:48 PM »

I queried this on Exploreoz and here is the answer:

Yep that's mine Keith. I have kept the ad up and running since for one thing I have paid for that advertising. Dropped the price to entice interest people to approach me with regard to it. And that has certainly worked. Once they do I phone them and explain the entire situation informing them that once this messed is finally resolved by Bruder and the van is made good and roadworthy addressing all the defects etc that I will also forward to Bruder their expressions of interest hopefully enabling future rewarding sale for all concerned and once completely repaired.

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If this is what he's doing, then I don't think this van will ever sell as who would buy it after everything thats happened to it? And over $200K for it new?   :o :o :o  Sure it's got a few bells and whistles, but 200 THOUSAND DOLLARS???
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Re: Thinking of buying a Bruder?
« Reply #12 on: May 05, 2019, 04:44:32 PM »
I think hes being a bit harsh, what do you want for 200,000 ???  $180k of it is wank factor
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Re: Thinking of buying a Bruder?
« Reply #13 on: May 05, 2019, 05:07:52 PM »
obviously a lot of wankers out there.
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Re: Thinking of buying a Bruder?
« Reply #14 on: May 05, 2019, 05:11:39 PM »
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« Reply #15 on: May 05, 2019, 05:44:07 PM »
Why is anyone who has a lazy $200K to drop on an off road caravan with every conceivable extra a wanker?  If anyone had that kind of dough, they would most likely have been very successful in their career. They probably already have the big house, the very nice car and maybe even the trophy wife. Is the assumption that all of this fell in their lap without any hard work? Why shouldn't they spend some of this on some luxuries in retirement if they can afford it?

Do we have some tall poppy stuff happening on Myswag?

Dismissing someone as a wanker because they have something you can't afford raises the question of who exactly the wanker is.

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Re: Thinking of buying a Bruder?
« Reply #16 on: May 05, 2019, 05:50:50 PM »
Why is anyone who has a lazy $200K to drop on an off road caravan with every conceivable extra a wanker?  If anyone had that kind of dough, they would most likely have been very successful in their career. They probably already have the big house, the very nice car and maybe even the trophy wife. Is the assumption that all of this fell in their lap without any hard work? Why shouldn't they spend some of this on some luxuries in retirement if they can afford it?

Do we have some tall poppy stuff happening on Myswag?

Dismissing someone as a wanker because they have something you can't afford raises the question of who exactly the wanker is.

Keith

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How is this any different to forum members having more expensive campers than others?

Plenty on here have more expensive campers that I am envious of, but that certainly doesn’t make them ‘wankers’, especially since I haven’t even met the large majority of those with the more expensive type of camper.

Granted, some in the world so buy the expensive stuff to be able to say they have the more expensive stuff, but without knowing them, to make that the automatic assumption is a bit of a stretch, IMO...


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Re: Thinking of buying a Bruder?
« Reply #17 on: May 05, 2019, 05:53:23 PM »
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Dismissing someone as a wanker because they have something you can't afford raises the question of who exactly the wanker is.

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« Reply #18 on: May 05, 2019, 06:04:54 PM »
oh you know my bank balance?? LMAO Wanker

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Re: Thinking of buying a Bruder?
« Reply #19 on: May 05, 2019, 08:40:48 PM »
Well, ignoring the name calling
They also make a teardrop type trailer.
Both the trailer and caravan looked good. I like the caravan door at the back but the price for me is to high. You can buy a Kedron Top Ender for that price.
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Re: Thinking of buying a Bruder?
« Reply #21 on: May 06, 2019, 10:17:01 AM »
All I can add

From the article

"The Department is currently implementing the Road Vehicle Standards Act 2018 (RVSA) which will gradually replace the MVSA from 10 December 2019 and change the way small trailers are regulated."

https://www.infrastructure.gov.au/vehicles/rvs/index.aspx

Guess we'll see if it makes any difference ???

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Re: Thinking of buying a Bruder?
« Reply #22 on: May 06, 2019, 12:55:18 PM »
Damn was just about to order two
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Re: Thinking of buying a Bruder?
« Reply #23 on: May 06, 2019, 02:39:29 PM »
There are 2 sides to every story and there is a lot more to this one.    Bruder EXP are in Brisbane and are happy to tell their side to anyone who is really interested. 
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« Reply #24 on: May 06, 2019, 04:14:37 PM »
There are 2 sides to every story and there is a lot more to this one.    Bruder EXP are in Brisbane and are happy to tell their side to anyone who is really interested.
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