Poor Kohler Quality

I ordered a Kohler shower stall from Home Depot. It arrived with holes in the fiber glass. I spent 2 days getting the plumbing ready then the difficult task of moving it in the house to the bathroom . I returned it and HD re-ordered another for me.
I don't blame HD.
The shower module was built really cheesey..made in Mexico. Sad for Kohler really.
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Jim M wrote:

What's sad is Kohler even dealing in that plastic shit to begin with.
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On Mon, 12 Sep 2005 01:25:14 GMT, "Jim M"

I suppose this will be appear to be taking up for Kohler, but I don't draw the same conclusions you did.
I just can't picture the last guy on the Kohler assembly line standing there with a ball peen hammer knocking holes in shower stalls. I bet the damage occurred in transit. Maybe Kohler warehouse, freight company or Home Depot. We are assuming it wasn't you.
You say it is poor quality and say it was difficult to move into the bathroom. Didn't you unbox it before bringing it in? Heavier construction comes with a penalty; more weight. Would you have been able to move it if it weighed twice as much?
You say it is really cheesey but you want another one! And you are willing to wait. Again! Evidently, it is the quality/price you wanted.
I understand your frustration but damage is a little different than something that doesn't work.
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wrote:

and
Kohler
Ever notice how most for the "complaints" here about various crappy manufacturers selling damaged/defective items, are seem to share "I bought this at at HD" ?
Could there be some connection ? <LOL>
AMUN
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Yes of course. It's VERY lightweight but wide and bulky. It was extremely challenging getting thru the house, around corners and it into the bath.
I left 2 or 3 lath braces in place to keep the walls from bending until they cracked. When the lath was removed the holes were discovered underneath.
The person working with me installed many shower modules. He commented on the OVERALL flimsy construction. My old stall had 2X4's integrated in the fiberglass floor. I should have kept it.
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