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melvonnar

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Johnny T,
Excellent info! That was great info for anyone new to this site. As I'm a newbie today, I hope this will be acceptable on where to post. This is a general question and after reading many reviews, I'm still a little in the dark. I'm going to look at a nice 2010 Tiffin Allegro RED 36QSA in the morning. However, at $90,000 that seems high. Would I be right even though they have had upgrade on it? My wife stated I better get it right or that really will be my new home! Thanks to all who reply and what a great forum on rv.net[emoticon]


I'm retiring from motorhoming and am selling my 2015 Tiffin Open Road 32SA if you are interested. It has everything and has always been stored under cover! Low mileage.


I wouldn't pay more than $45,000 for a 10 year old motorhome, then it would have to be low millage and excellent shape.

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Johnny T GREAT post!!! Well thought out. The older rigs of Winnebago, Newmar, Tiffen Itasca are well made and reliable for the most part. USED to be Fleetwood so you have to go back more time to them well made. WE have owned 3 rigs, Winnebago Adventurer bought in 1999 and it was a 1994 unit, a 2002 Sunnybrook fifthwheel bought in 2003 still have her and she has NEVER had a serious problem until last summer and it had a crack high up in the grey water tank so no biggy. AND bought a 2003 Newmar Motorhome in 2017 to travel in since we decided to put the Sunntybrook Fiver on a seasonal site. I LOVED each one and own tow still and welll made.


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I assume that most first-time RV shoppers have the same complaints:

Why are the paint jobs so ugly; I have seen numerous posts and comments from veterans and industry members that complain about the hideous aesthetics as well.

Given the numerous drawbacks of slideouts, why is there only ONE Class A or Class C+ that has a floor plan w/o them? I appreciate that most buyers want them--but only ONE model?! I would resign myself to an ugly paint job, but won't buy one w/ a slideout under any circumstances--and don't really want the gas Coachmen that comes w/o.

When I was a child, we had a 1980 Bluebird motorhome w/ an attractive paintjob and no slides--if there was a contemporary comparable model, I would purchase--well if it was diesel and was $200K or less.

Captains chairs behind the driver would be ideal--but I know this will never happen.

If the Leisure Travel Van Serentity was 30-35 feet--this would be ideal.

Do any of the manufacturers offer any floor plan customization? My research hasn't turned any up. A Class or Super C.

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Buy an older (Pre computer controlled), road proven, quality, diesel pusher.

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hi thanks for the info

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[quote=thead]Buy an older (Pre computer controlled), road proven, quality, diesel pusher.[AND HAVE DEEP POCKETS/quote]

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