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Old 09-06-2019, 08:27 PM   #1
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Just curious- how many 80+ are out there still enjoying the class A Rv experience

My wife and I are in our early 70s and are still really enjoying our Rv diesel pusher immensely. Are there many out there in their 80s that are still going strong?
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Old 09-07-2019, 06:43 AM   #2
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My wife and I are in our early 70s and are still really enjoying our Rv diesel pusher immensely. Are there many out there in their 80s that are still going strong?
We're only in our late 60's, but when snow birding in Texas and Florida we have run into larger numbers of senior seniors still on the road. It would be interesting to see the stats on your question, though.
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Old 09-07-2019, 06:55 AM   #3
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We are still in our mid-60s. My parents are still camping at 89 & 90. At this point they are limited to local rallys.
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Old 09-07-2019, 07:25 AM   #4
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There was a poll a while ago that asked what age are you...the responses are that the RV forum group is pretty senior. I would search for that if you are looking for "stats".
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Old 09-07-2019, 08:34 AM   #5
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Low 60s and late 50s here
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Based on what we are seeing in our travels the past couple of years I'm guessing it is more common to see folks in their 60's and early 70's in DPs rather than 80's. I'm sure there are many out there, we are just not seeing it.
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72 for me. Plan on Motor coaching until mother nature says don't do that any more. Then the coach will be parked on a lot we own at a resort. Still be used just not driven.
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Soon to be 73, and got a new coach on order to pick up next month!
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We are in our mid 40's...still have a lot more to learn
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Just turned 80 and Annette is 78. I'm probably a safer driver now than I was at 40!
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Old 09-07-2019, 01:13 PM   #11
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People in the 80+ age category have no business...er...oops...Ill be 79 at the end of the month! As someone said previously, Im probably a better driver now than I was 40 years ago. And, so is the DW who is just a bit younger. The day we can no longer say that is the day we hang up our keys.

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Im 73 and still going. However, I do less and less maintenance myself. And truth be told, I really do not like getting on the roof anymore. I expect to probably hang it up at 80. I walked away from Private pilot at 62. Miss it, but probably the right decision. If you are honest with yourself, your body will tell you.
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Old 09-07-2019, 03:38 PM   #13
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I'm planning on hanging it up when I turn 200...or, when my body or the Good Lord tells me!

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Well be 79 in December and January still going just not as strong.
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