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Old 01-13-2012, 09:15 PM   #29
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We just set up next to a couple with a Newmar Bay Star---29'. Thet were tickled pink with it---------------just a thought. Wife got a tour of the inside and liked it---I remarked about how nice lookig it was on the out.

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Old 01-14-2012, 08:22 AM   #30
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Doc S. we worked with a local dealer before buying our 1st motorhome and took out several models from class to to a 40 ft DP before buying. We found that the 29ft class c did not have the power we wanted. The 32 ft was nice with 2 slides but not the floor plan I wanted and at the time even though I loved the 40 ft DP I just would not spend that kind of money. With all that said we bought a 2008 Winnebago 37 ft gas pusher. A great motorhome. No noise in the front and drives great with a lot of great features. Then we had an opportunity to get a 2006 Newmar 39 ft DP and could not pass it up. So our Winnebago is in on the market. I do all the driving while my husband is a great co-pilot! The Newmar has a large kitchen and a king size bed add the great ride and other features made it just the motorhome for us. Try as many as you can before your final decision.

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Doc, the Newmar Baystar 29 ft. with slides is a really nice unit. Should be easy to maneuver and is a well built unit. There is a really nice 2011 unit for sale in Orange Park, Fl. For $89,995, which seems to be a really good deal. Google 2901, Newmar Baystar, Orange Park, Fl. I tell my patients that they will probably not get healthier as they get older, so enjoy yourself and your family everyday.


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Old 02-02-2012, 05:46 AM   #32
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Don't miss looking at the newly released Allegro Breeze (Tiffin) as it comes in a shorter lengths than most DP motorhomes. It is getting great raves from the new owners.
We've owned 10 RV's during the past 25 years and as owners of 3 diesel pushers, we'd strongly recommend a Class A DP as a perfect coach for you. The higher end coach you buy, the more things will be automated like the awnings, water hose, electrical hose, and leveling system. You will definitely find a motorhome much easier to deal with than a 5er! Good luck with whatever you decide, it sure beats sitting at home.
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Old 02-02-2012, 07:44 AM   #33
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I’m new to RVing but not to towing. Had a 5th wheel horse trailer for years. I travel with several couples that are all in 5th wheels. I set up alone and ready for enjoying the experience long before the couples are. One other thing when are in a caravan and we see an area we want to sight see, I can park in W.M or similar area, remove my car and go on short trips. They cannot unhook from their 5th wheel the way a MH can.

Edited to add: I love this Dolphin for what I paid it handles and rides beautifully but if the price was not a consideration for the ride alone I would go DP.

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