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Old 11-10-2013, 08:40 PM   #1
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which is better?

Hi, could you tell me your opinion on these two rv's please?

1983 apollo 33' 50k orig. Miles. loaded, great cond
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1985 winnebago chieftain 31' 51k org. Miles loaded, good cond.
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Both were well made RVs in their era. Winnebago is still in business and Apollo is out of business.

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Old 11-10-2013, 08:48 PM   #3
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Are either worth 6500.00
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Old 11-10-2013, 08:51 PM   #4
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Are they both about the same price? If so they are both great older Class A and it will be the one you like the layout or the feature best. Are they both chevy 454? Dodge?
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The winne is a 454, not sure on the apollo although its a big motor. Top of the line and I do know the apollo is in much better cond.
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I would lean towards the Apollo as it is a classic and collectable. If it was the Sceptre You would be all over it as they only made about 44 of them-each hand built to order and for around 190,000.00 each-In 1983 money.
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I have a lot of respect for the Winnebago brand.

In fact if I was looking to upgrade from my Monaco which I absolutely love, it would be for a Winnebago 42 foot QD Tour.

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Thank you for your input. Didn't know it was a collectable.
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Old 11-10-2013, 09:18 PM   #9
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Thank you, my husband leans that way also. Im still on the fence.
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I have a lot of respect for the Winnebago brand.

In fact if I was looking to upgrade from my Monaco which I absolutely love, it would be for a Winnebago 42 foot QD Tour.

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I will go to your link. We are just starting out. Probably why im skittish, 31-33' is very long. I've always camped in tents, (full hook-up of course the past 8 yrs)
, air mattresses, and all the ammenities of home
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Our 87 Rockwood is 32' long and it really is not that long. Our daily "car" is a pair of motorcycles. Class A are not that hard to drive. Rent one for a weekend to try out.
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