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Old 08-10-2013, 06:26 PM   #1
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What would you choose?

I have been looking for a DP and almost bought a 2005 Newmar Kountry Star 39', but I just could not get past a floor issue that had very squeeky floors. Plus, I really would like something in the 36-37 foot range with pass through storage. I found a used 2011 Fleetwood Expedition in great shape with very low miles. It beats the older Newmar in every way with more features, but I hear even the older Newmar is a great coach. I would be curious to get your opinions about the newer Fleetwood coaches compared to Holiday Rambler, Newmar and Tiffen?

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Old 08-10-2013, 07:20 PM   #2
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Maybe you should ask in the Fleetwood forum.

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Old 08-10-2013, 07:23 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by 007";1680472]Maybe you should ask in the [URL="http://www.irv2.com/forums/f107
Fleetwood forum[/URL].
I might not get an unbiased opinon...
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Look at Monaco or Tiffin. The raised rail chassis allows for passthrough storage and both are very well built. I've had both and I think our Dynasty rides and handles better than the Phaeton did.
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When we were looking for a 'newer' to us MH, some of the things that I was looking for were: Cummins engine before DEF, no Aqua heat, floor plan that both the DW and I could agree on, less then 40', no tag, and colors scheme that was pleasing to spend time in. With some of these the other options just fell into place.
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My running partner has a good friend who is going to have to get rid of the 40' Foretravel due to age and health reasons. It is like new well maintained and not asking a huge price. If I could ever tank momma out of her Dynasty 42 w tag I would look at that foretravel.

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