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Old 03-25-2008, 06:15 PM   #1
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Well after a long wait, and numerous hurdles I am finally taking delivery of my 2008 Signature. I'm sitting here in South Carolina at the dealership going thru the PDI this week. It was sad saying good bye to our "Pickle" (2007 Dynasty) but the "Castle" is really nice. Martha has been setting things up and giving it that homey feeling.

I didn't realize how much bigger the Signature is then the Dynasty, that extra 3 feet really makes a difference inside the coach. The slides are deeper which translates into bigger rooms.

I'm hoping to really put the Sig to the test this year and see how much of America Martha and I can see this summer.
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Well after a long wait, and numerous hurdles I am finally taking delivery of my 2008 Signature. I'm sitting here in South Carolina at the dealership going thru the PDI this week. It was sad saying good bye to our "Pickle" (2007 Dynasty) but the "Castle" is really nice. Martha has been setting things up and giving it that homey feeling.

I didn't realize how much bigger the Signature is then the Dynasty, that extra 3 feet really makes a difference inside the coach. The slides are deeper which translates into bigger rooms.

I'm hoping to really put the Sig to the test this year and see how much of America Martha and I can see this summer.
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Old 03-25-2008, 06:24 PM   #3
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">I'm hoping to really put the Sig to the test this year and see how much of America Martha and I can see this summer. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>BRAT!! just kidding...I am very happy for you and Martha! Tryed calling you two on Sunday...sounds like you got a late start!
Enjoy...have a safe drive home..and I may catch up with the two of you tomorrow on my drive to the other home!

Congrats, you two!!

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Congratulations! I hope your shake-down cruise goes smoothly. Enjoy the new ride!
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Congratulations on picking up the Signature. I wish you and Martha plenty happy and safe miles this summer and in the years to come.
I am wondering why you referred to your 2007 Dynasty as the "pickle"?
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WOW!!! A Dynasty to a Signature?! An '07 to an '08?! Life is GOOOOOD for you folks. Congratulations!
Hmmm....let's see, my wife likes green and I like pickles. Where is this trade-in anyway? Is all of the bugs out of it yet?
Have fun on the shakedown.
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Whippetmom:
Congratulations on picking up the Signature. I wish you and Martha plenty happy and safe miles this summer and in the years to come.
I am wondering why you referred to your 2007 Dynasty as the "pickle"? </div></BLOCKQUOTE> The pickle comes from the green paint on the Dynasty!

AKBrick<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Hmmm....let's see, my wife likes green and I like pickles. Where is this trade-in anyway? Is all of the bugs out of it yet? </div></BLOCKQUOTE>It is in So. Carolina...any dog shows in that area? I believe all the bugs are completely gone from the rig...I am not going to say CB is anal...but...



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cb....Congrats on your new coach. We looked at the Sig on the Monaco tour last week, beautiful rigs.
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by AKBrick:
WOW!!! A Dynasty to a Signature?! An '07 to an '08?! Life is GOOOOOD for you folks. Congratulations!
Hmmm....let's see, my wife likes green and I like pickles. Where is this trade-in anyway? Is all of the bugs out of it yet?
Have fun on the shakedown.
AKBrick </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

The "Pickle" is at Carolina RV, and yes this coach is bug free. The only real problem I had with the coach was the swirl marks in the paint, and Monaco took care of that. The paint on the Dynasty is as slick as a baby's behind, not one swirl, orange peel, or bad place in the whole coach. Monaco put 225 man hours into fixing that coach's paint.

James is going to make someone very happy on the deal for the Pickle, and I only hope that whoever buys her takes good care of her. She's a great coach. Just to let everyone know that I took the manufactories recommended service times and divided it in half. So I changed the oil and filters at 7500 miles instead of 15K, and I went ahead and changed all the filters except the air filter at the oil changes (fuel, hyd, etc)

If anyone wants to see pictures or the MSRP I've got pictures here somewhere, just shoot me your email address and I'll forward them to you.
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Whippetmom:
Congratulations on picking up the Signature. I wish you and Martha plenty happy and safe miles this summer and in the years to come.
I am wondering why you referred to your 2007 Dynasty as the "pickle"? </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Because of the green in the coach, Martha wanted t call it Lilly Pad, but I convinced her that Pickle was better..

The actual color is called "Bayan Leaf", and it's a color that will really grow on you. As far as I know, they only did this color the one year (2007). It was kind of nice going to rallies and having the only coach that color...made it easier to find in the crowd.. ....The new Signature is "Windermere"
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CB....
I remember specifically asking you already for the pickles pics....hmmmm ...


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Mama, I sent them to you at your email address the day you asked... I'll try again.
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Mama, I just sent pictures to you again...let me know if they don't come thru.
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