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Old 03-12-2015, 01:13 PM   #15
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Wow, 50mph in 2nd gear. A hand grenade.
Funny you say this. I had the same drive train in my 97 Adventurer and those things are geared tall. It would drop into second in cruise control at 50MPH going up a grade and sounded like it was going to take off. I would immediately shut it off because I could not stand the torture of the engine. I never did know what RPM's were turning as I had not tach.
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Old 03-13-2015, 12:27 PM   #16
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Funny you say this. I had the same drive train in my 97 Adventurer and those things are geared tall. It would drop into second in cruise control at 50MPH going up a grade and sounded like it was going to take off. I would immediately shut it off because I could not stand the torture of the engine. I never did know what RPM's were turning as I had not tach.
this one motored up like nothing....actually very quiet,,,,no different than a chevy pickup....

I remember back in the day... I would make sure to get the gm chassis..the old fords were john deer I think.. but you sure felt the difference with the straight axel...harsh...

the point is .. what happened here... what happened to the light weight basic motorhome... no pops ,no levelers.. good power, smooth riding...
quiet running....and affordable for the first timers

sure... I don't see my self running out and getting a 7k motorhome...
I paid more in tax then he paid for the coach......

but, I think the kid did good..... he'll have the same amount of fun as everyone else...
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Old 03-13-2015, 12:46 PM   #17
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good looking rig.nice to see another las vegas person here .I live in the pecos and flamingo area.take care
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Old 03-13-2015, 01:11 PM   #18
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good looking rig.nice to see another las vegas person here .I live in the pecos and flamingo area.take care
THANKS, do you boat/off road??
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Old 03-15-2015, 08:07 AM   #19
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not yet...but my son called and said dad."I'm down here looking at trailers to buy, is this a good price for a 24' trailer"

so I had to let it go..

our next two outings are boating on the rivers so hopefully we will have it by then... susposed to be done on the 17th


we're staying this weekend at pirates cove in needles/ moabi
Needles is a great place to camp for the winter. Sunrise can be pretty awesome.
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Old 03-15-2015, 12:25 PM   #20
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Best coach made sitting on a P-30. Liked it as well as the Wanderlodge, until the wind blows, or 2 lane hwy w/on coming semi. Tends to blow you around.
Towed a tri axle 30' with a 84 Southwind all over the midwest, worked fine, of course air brakes work better for stopping.
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Needles is a great place to camp for the winter. Sunrise can be pretty awesome.
just got back from the river
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not yet...but my son called and said dad."I'm down here looking at trailers to buy, is this a good price for a 24' trailer"

so I had to let it go..

our next two outings are boating on the rivers so hopefully we will have it by then... susposed to be done on the 17th


we're staying this weekend at pirates cove in needles/ moabi
Anywhere on the Colorado River is good. Love these pictures of Pirates Cove in Needles. Who has the drone? If you enjoy being on the river, come see us in Parker at the Bluewater Casino. The inaugural Lucas Oil Drag Boat Racing Series, the Ken Smith Memorial, is on 4/10-4/12. Ken was my former rescue dive partner and best friend. We will head to UT after the race and end up in Chandler, AZ for another LODBRS race, two weeks later.
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We just bought our 3rd Flair, solid well built units that don't try and be something they are not.
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We just bought our 3rd Flair, solid well built units that don't try and be something they are not.
I tellya, I was real impressed with the performance of his motorhome...

that and pretty good coach for a young rv'r
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Anywhere on the Colorado River is good. Love these pictures of Pirates Cove in Needles. Who has the drone? If you enjoy being on the river, come see us in Parker at the Bluewater Casino. The inaugural Lucas Oil Drag Boat Racing Series, the Ken Smith Memorial, is on 4/10-4/12. Ken was my former rescue dive partner and best friend. We will head to UT after the race and end up in Chandler, AZ for another LODBRS race, two weeks later.
we stay at pirates den in parker
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That is one beautiful boat.

We will arrive at Bluewater on 4/9. Staying at the RV park there since space will be tight in the pits. we usually boonedock in the pits. Looking forward to being on the river again. Planning to see the sights.
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That is one beautiful boat.

We will arrive at Bluewater on 4/9. Staying at the RV park there since space will be tight in the pits. we usually boonedock in the pits. Looking forward to being on the river again. Planning to see the sights.
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