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Old 03-22-2014, 11:25 AM   #1
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Does this RV exist as a new model?

Unfortunately we need to replace our current 41' Monaco Dynasty. So far we have been unable to locate a new replacement vehicle with the needed requirements - except for a custom built one. Does anyone know of a model which includes all of the following?:

Basic Requirements:

1. Diesel pusher.
2. A coach length of 40' minimum but 42' or less.
3. The height of the cargo bays from the floor to the bottom of the structural rail, without a tray, should be close to 24". More is acceptable. Full pass thru bays.
4. Preferably a Cummins engine - minimum of 425HP.
5. Steel sides and steel roof versus aluminum for construction strength. It appears that aluminum roof cross bars may be the only choice available now.
6. A tag axle for driving safety and load carrying capacity.
7. Self leveling air suspension system.
8. A floor plan with an opening to accommodate two reclining chairs and a center table. This is 78". We originally ordered our coach without one of the sofas to facilitate this need.
9. An AquaHot Heating unit large enough for the unit. Preferably a 600D but a 450D might suffice.

Anything close? But the cargo bay height is a stickler.

Thanks for any assistance in advance.
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Foretravel and most on a Prevost shell.

Most anything that hits all those categories comes with a price tag to match.

What is the new Monaco doing different from your year?
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Old 03-22-2014, 05:12 PM   #3
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Unfortunately we need to replace our current 41' Monaco Dynasty. So far we have been unable to locate a new replacement vehicle with the needed requirements - except for a custom built one. Does anyone know of a model which includes all of the following?: Basic Requirements: 1. Diesel pusher. 2. A coach length of 40' minimum but 42' or less. 3. The height of the cargo bays from the floor to the bottom of the structural rail, without a tray, should be close to 24". More is acceptable. Full pass thru bays. 4. Preferably a Cummins engine - minimum of 425HP. 5. Steel sides and steel roof versus aluminum for construction strength. It appears that aluminum roof cross bars may be the only choice available now. 6. A tag axle for driving safety and load carrying capacity. 7. Self leveling air suspension system. 8. A floor plan with an opening to accommodate two reclining chairs and a center table. This is 78". We originally ordered our coach without one of the sofas to facilitate this need. 9. An AquaHot Heating unit large enough for the unit. Preferably a 600D but a 450D might suffice. Anything close? But the cargo bay height is a stickler. Thanks for any assistance in advance. Turtleback
The sticking point is the steel framing. Second sticking point is a tag axle under 42'. The coaches marketed as 42' actually measure over 43'. No one below Newell is framing with steel. When Monaco killed the S Series Roadmaster that is under your Dynasty, they killed the last steel framed production coach. There has not been a S Series coach since the old Monaco was purchased by Navistar.
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Holiday Rambler Endeaver as my understanding is each is custom built.
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Foretravel is showing that they are still building steel walls in their 2013 pdf file on their home page. Roof frames are aluminum framing per the file info.

Looks like they might meet all your requests. Might be worth a call on Monday.
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