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Old 12-14-2015, 04:05 PM   #1
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10 Year Old Coach Rule (Bunch of BS)

I see a whole lot of these larger campground with the 10 year old coach rule.(No COACHES ALLOWED OVER 10 YEARS OLD).I see a lot of motorhomes on here that are a lot older than 10 years old and they still look brand new,Over the last 15 or so years the body style hasn't changed that much,the main thing that has changed is the colors and the graphics,and yes I will be the first to say they do look a lot nicer.

So is it the campground that don't want us in there or the people with the high end coach don't want to be parked beside a 15 year old ugly coach.
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Old 12-14-2015, 04:23 PM   #2
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Maybe a little of both......
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I think the 10 year rule is an excuse to deny entry of folks the campground doesn't want to have to deal with. Generalization here, but often new coaches are owned by wealthier retired folks. Older coaches are owned by families with 'noisy' kids that want to run and play.

Remember Groucho Marx's quote: "I refuse to join any club that would have me as a member." Down the road you'll probably find a campground that will welcome you and be cheaper besides.
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LOL.looking at some of there prices last night,i wouldn't pay it anyway.
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When we had a Class C we were denied access to a higher end park.

We now have a 13 year old Class A coach but as you say, the general style hasn't changed that much and it has a nice paint scheme. No one has asked about the age of our coach but then again we don't normally try to stay at high end RV parks.
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You must be looking at higher end RV parks than the ones we stayed in. In 11 years of full timing we were only asked once how old our motor home was.
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My rig is 21 years old.

We have stayed in two such resorts recently with no welcoming issues.

I have read of one resort in Idaho that makes no exceptions to their 10 year rule.

We even have a Mobile RV repair guy in our community who publishes in his advertising that he will not work on RV's older than 10 years.
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We are staying at a place with this rule, and our uncle wanted to meet us there with his 20 year old class C. They said that he could send pictures of the rv and they might make an exception, if it looks nice and new.

Pretty high end place. Mostly class As and HUGE 5th wheels. We are the smallest in the lot, with our 24 footer. Which is the smallest they will allow in the park.
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I have heard of the rule being applied very seldom. It may be that the rule is there in case Cousin Eddie shows up with his RV.
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One of the reason some of the parks have this rule is that in recent years there's been an increasing problem of homeless with RV's (and these are generally older RV's) getting sites on a monthly basis and only paying for the first month. It then takes the campground months of legal hassle getting these RV'rs evicted and losing months of rent on the site in the process.
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CG is a business

A business tries to protect it's interests

'No Shirt....No Service'
'We Reserve The Right To Refuse Service'
'No Pets Allowed'
'No Dogs over 25#'
'No Aggressive Breeds allowed'
'55 Plus Only'
'No electric heaters allowed'
'No electrical adapters allowed'

List goes on...........seen them ALL during our travels.

Their CG/their rules
My monies.....I agree or I move on down the road. Simple.
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Your right about that Gordon,I don't even want to park beside Eddie.
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Here I sit with my "New" 15 Model Year Old Class A. It looks MUCH younger. I think I would find somewhere else to stay.
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I think it's always going to be discretionary, just tell them its newer. I've seen some very nice looking full body painted 10 and 11 yr. old models.


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