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Old 02-21-2010, 07:43 AM   #1
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2010 Phaeton or Ventana

My wife and I are thinking about switching to a motorhome and are looking at the 2010 42 QRH Pheaton and the 4333 Ventana. I'm looking for opinions on choosing one over the other. Thank you for your help.

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Old 02-21-2010, 07:54 AM   #2
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All I can tell you is what I've heard and that is, as far as customer service, I'd seriously look at the Phaeton because it's made by Tiffin.

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Old 02-21-2010, 08:35 AM   #3
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There's nothing inferior about Newmar's service. Both are good motorhomes.

I believe the Ventana is the lowest price tag axle you can get. It's quite a bargain.

Both are good choices. Go with the floorplan you like better.
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Old 02-21-2010, 10:05 AM   #4
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Hi Shaun and Amy,
Both are good coaches, made and backed by good companies. Like previously posted, floor plan sells the coach. Carefully determine your needs and purchase the floor plan that best serves those needs. I hope you stay in the Newmar family.
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Old 02-21-2010, 08:02 PM   #5
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Shaun, Let the DW pick the floorlplan and go with that coach. Either one is quality.
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We're on our 2nd Tiffin and think they are great. Then again, before we bought our first Allegro Bus I thought we might wind up with a Dutch Star. After researching both pretty heavily I came to the conclusion that they are both well built coaches backed by respectable companies, both of who will be around dor a while. Our choice of the Allegro Bus was just that it appealled more to us and we felt wee got more coach for the money. I do like the 42QRH floorplan and think it's a winner.

I'd say look at them both and pick whichever one you like the best. You really can't go wrong either way.
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Old 02-22-2010, 12:27 PM   #7
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Thank you all for your replies. It helps knowing that you're not making a big mistake one way or the other. I guess you all said things I knew, but helped me make sure I was thinking correctly.

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