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Old 12-23-2015, 09:52 PM   #11
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Very true, lots of good rolling stock setting all over the countryside. There's a 13 scamp near my daughters that I don't believe has moved in several years. It's on a busy road so I am reasonably sure at least a few people have inquired within as the say. Some good friends of ours have a nice Class A. They are out every weekend in the summer, only go a few miles to a favorite county park. They are fascinated by our desire to tow thousands of miles while we can't see a washer and dryer, china hutch, and multiple TVs. Different strokes.
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Old 12-23-2015, 09:57 PM   #12
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One of my supervisors had a hot air balloon. The last year he owned it, he did not use it. The previous year he used it once. I can't remember how much he said, but all things considered, that last two years was in the thousands to own it and fly it once. Boats can tear you up too.
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Old 12-23-2015, 10:09 PM   #13
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They are fascinated by our desire to tow thousands of miles while we can't see a washer and dryer, china hutch, and multiple TVs. Different strokes
I have always loved driving, that's what drove me towards a travel trailer.
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Old 12-24-2015, 09:11 AM   #14
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Our 19 in storage. Kinda says it all.
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Old 12-24-2015, 11:45 AM   #15
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My neighbor down our road plays golf and winters in (believe it) Quartzsite, AZ using this. It's his second bus, bought used with a trade in, last year, when his first finally got to him. (Oh them funky hydraulics.)

But this one turned out to be another extended can of worms. He says he got a good deal ...but, beware of false dealer promises, sloppy dealer repairs, service delays, suspicious warranties, etc. These rigs it seems, are maintenance black holes.

He's out there today I think, on the 9th hole.
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Old 12-24-2015, 11:56 AM   #16
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Yup that's a bus alright. A least they use it. Always feel kind of bad for people who have a black hole investment, especially when it's too complex for them to fix themselves. A restoration project is one thing but a supposed good condition unit is sure to be dissapointment when it fails.
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Old 12-24-2015, 12:00 PM   #17
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Our 19 in storage. Kinda says it all.
I hope they gave you a discount, you could fit two trailers in one spot.
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Funny thing: at just about every RV Park or Campground we've stopped at where there were a bunch of big rigs, many owners of these rigs make a point of asking if they can tour our "little" 19. You can almost see the gears turning in their heads when they think about the plausibility of downsizing, the money they'll save, as well as the gas.
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Hi: JStelly... I thought this just summed it all up. Size matters... and yes we were the ones giving a tour. Alf
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I hope they gave you a discount, you could fit two trailers in one spot.

No discount unfortunately but I chose this spot so that the two big guys on each side provide plenty of protection from the sun. :-)
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