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Old 10-15-2011, 12:49 PM   #1
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Proud Parents of New Motorhome!

I am new to this forum and just wanted to thank everyone who responded to my post regarding which decision to make when choosing an rv. I am proud to announce that we have made our decision and are now the proud parents of a 2012 Tiffin Allegro 34TGA. Boy she is a beauty! We were torn which way to go, gas or diesel. My husband really liked the diesel pusher but a new one was not an option for our budget. We had looked at a 2007 Monaco Knight for $119,000 and only had 1500 miles on it. Great buy but had a funky smell towards the back bathroom. My worst nightmare was a leak or that we would not be able to get the smell out. We liked the idea of the bath and a half. That was great and I had remembered a few of you said that when looking it was a factor for you. I see why. I see it coming in handy. We also looked at an '07 Holiday Rambler that was nice, but my mind kept shifting back to the facts. 1.) We weren't going to be using it enough to justify the expense difference as far as the maintenance or 2.) the ride making a big difference since most of the time we were only traveling an hour from home. I was more comfortable in the new gas rv for the fact that it had a warranty and there was no funky smells!So after seeing the new Tiffin again, my husband was tag teamed and persuaded in the 2012 Tiffin purchase. I am looking forward to making a trip to New Orleans for a Saints' ballgame! I knew when looking for an it was going to be a difficult decision since it is almost as expensive as a house purchase. When looking around I figured that when the right one came along, I would just know it and feel it. I never did looking at the diesels, especially the new ones, knowing it might be a financial struggle and I could never truly enjoy it. I believe we got a good deal on this one and told my husband that we should see how often we use it and later finding out we use it alot, would trade in for a new diesel. So I'm glad we have that large hurdle behind us and maybe we can get down to enjoying it! I just hope my husband doesn't get buyers' remorse and won't allow himself to enjoy it because he is wishing he should have gotten the diesel. I say, "Don't look at the past. Just enjoy the future and what it has to offer". This is my new outlook being a cancer survivor and going through treatments last year. 2012 is going to be great!

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Old 10-15-2011, 01:13 PM   #2
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Congrats on your purchase, and I think you made a great choice.

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Old 10-15-2011, 02:09 PM   #3
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Congrats on the new coach!! I'm sure you will enjoy it.
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Old 10-15-2011, 02:18 PM   #4
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Congratulations on your new motorhome but just like a new baby you have to provide pictures!
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Old 10-15-2011, 02:19 PM   #5
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Congratulations and welcome to the Tiffin Family. I hope you enjoy yours as much as we enjoy ours.

Now you need to check out the TiffinRVNetwork where you will find a lot of Tiffin owners with all the information you can ask for.

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Old 10-15-2011, 02:33 PM   #6
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we have had 2 coaches both new
i decided to trade the first year loss for the piece of mind of a warranty
plus they just smell so nice
just liven life in east tn or where ever our
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Old 10-15-2011, 04:39 PM   #7
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Congratulations on the new motorhome. We have had ours for 3 1/2 weeks and are presently in Red Bay having a couple of things checked. We too love the SAINTS. Geaux Saints. Geaux LSU.
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Old 10-15-2011, 04:53 PM   #8
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Pulled up the floor plans for it on the Tiffin site. Very nice!
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Old 10-15-2011, 05:21 PM   #9
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Congrats to the new mommy! Geesh, I hope you had a c-section.

Really, congratulations. I know you will have many happy years RVing the continent. You made a great choich in coaches, but an even better choice in RV forums to join. Post some pictures of that bouncing baby!

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Old 10-15-2011, 06:10 PM   #10
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Sweet coach, congrats on the purchase
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Old 10-15-2011, 06:21 PM   #11
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Congratulations! Not only on your new 2012 Tiffin, but also on your completion of treatment in 2010.
2012 will certainly be a great year for you!
Hope you have many safe travel adventures!
See you on the Tiffin board.

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