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Old 05-30-2012, 05:32 PM   #15
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From your description, it was not used gently and not well maintained. I'd keep looking, there are a lit of better coaches out there.


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Old 05-30-2012, 05:59 PM   #16
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Thanks, I believe you are correct. It's looking like I won't find one within a couple hours drive so I guess I'm going to have to get more serious about looking at coaches out of state.

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Have you tried Craig's list

Have you tried the RV section of Craig's list? That is where we eventually found ours. Keep looking until you find one in excellent condition. They are out there. Nothing we saw had newer tires even though most were advertised that way so just make sure whatever you decide on you have the budget to replace the tires. Given their importance to safety this isn't a bad thing. That way you start with fresh tires and can care for them properly.
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Here's a good site to find RV's for sale:

Used RVs at RV OnlineŽ Used RV, Used Motorhomes, RVs, Fifth Wheels, Travel Trailers, Used Campers, and Used RV's

Good hunting
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Old 05-30-2012, 10:32 PM   #19
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The search can be discouraging, that's for sure. So thanks for the encouragement and for the links. I have been looking at craigslist and I was aware of rvonline -- I'll have to look at it again. You speak the truth about the tires. I've seen just one dealer take a photo of the date stamp on the tire, everyone else just advertises them as "great tread." And I've had enough blow-outs (even on new OEM tires), and seen enough scallop marks on the highway leading to wrecked cars that I don't play the old/used tire game -- not if at all possible. It's not worth the risk and/or the insurance claim.

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Originally Posted by rocknrun View Post
We have a 1995 Residency 3500 and love it. We looked at a lot of used MHs and when my wife saw the floor plan she said "look no more". If you buy it and need an owners manual send me a PM and I'll be glad to make you a copy.
I have a 1995 Residency by Thor and would really love to have a copy of that manual if you could please send one. Thanks so much

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