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Old 12-03-2011, 07:49 PM   #29
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Hey, just turned 40. 40' coach too. We get to campgrounds and people approach to give advice. usually while I am 'listening', my wife is backing the coach in. Love it. I offer them a beer while my 10 year old daughter is helping me hook up the sewer pipe.

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Old 12-03-2011, 08:02 PM   #30
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I am 39 for a while and just bought my first motorhome of any kind last month: A 2007 Damon Outlaw. Usually have to explain that I still work full-time. Many of asked how I made so much money. They don't understand it wasn't hard if you have no debt. We avoided buying a house just so we could save up enough of a downpayment to get an affordable monthly payment and still get to use it.

All my friends think we are weird but my wife, 10 year old, and I all are having a great time so far!

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Old 12-03-2011, 08:20 PM   #31
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All my friends think we are weird but my wife, 10 year old, and I all are having a great time so far!
Hope there's a typo here...
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Old 12-03-2011, 08:30 PM   #32
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I'm 49 and DW is 51, We've both been RV'rs even during prior marriages. Our first RV together was a spanking new 32 ft Shasta 5R. Loved every minute of it. We decided we did not want to go into debt again so we chose this little 28.6 ft Pace Arrow. Vintage 1979. we liked the layout. Price and most of all making it ours the way we wanted. Low miles, good drive train etc. We just moved in tonight and while we have some ways to go on it we're both much more relaxed then we've been in years. Just a FYI. I bought my first class A when I was just 24. It was a 24 or 26 ft Chinook. very vintage and very classy and I thought I was something. But it showed me that just getting away and still having it all was worth more then the few bucks spent!
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Old 12-03-2011, 09:50 PM   #33
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We bought our RV last year. My wife and I are both 37. We have two beautiful girls 9 & 6.
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Who thought that owning a motorhome could be so expensive..errr FUN!! HAPPY CAMPING
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Old 12-03-2011, 10:06 PM   #34
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Just turned 47, significant other is 45, 4 legged kid is 1 1/2, have had our 98 american eagle for just over a year now and loving it. Once in a while a get a funny look, but just go about my business and let people wonder, as Tony the Tiger would say (its greeeaaaaat!)
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Old 12-04-2011, 06:34 AM   #35
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I was 40 once.
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Old 12-04-2011, 08:12 AM   #36
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I am 33 my wife is 34 and we have 3 kids, 12, 8 and 5. We have owned RVs for the last 12 years and class A's for 10 of those. We spend about 70 days and about 14k miles year in our second house.
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Old 12-04-2011, 09:12 AM   #37
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I was until yesterday! Turned 50 on Dec 3rd. 178 days until retiring from the Police Dept. and the DW and I begin our fulltiming adventure.
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Old 12-04-2011, 10:18 AM   #38
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After reading some of these comments I just had to reply. 29 years old here. My DW (30) and I just got our first Class A. An older model but still a great MH. Thanks guys for showing me how early we got into this. :-)
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Old 12-04-2011, 10:29 AM   #39
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Old 12-04-2011, 04:46 PM   #40
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I'm 36 and DW is 37. We have three boys 9,7 & 2. We have been RVing for 6 years the last two have been in a class A. I wise we would have started with the A.
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Old 12-04-2011, 06:33 PM   #41
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i am 30 and have a class a and when i took it in for a repair they asked if i was droping it off for my father i said no that i own the unit they looked stuned
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Old 12-04-2011, 07:17 PM   #42
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38 and dw if 35 been rving for 6 years, got our dp this spring. we work fulltime but managed to get about 80 nights of use so far and we are heading to Arizona for 3 weeks this month.

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