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Old 08-19-2011, 09:06 AM   #15
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I would go put 20,000 on black and spin the wheel.

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Old 08-20-2011, 03:55 PM   #16
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If the 50K was the sum total of my savings I would avoid a MH all together----perhaps a nice used TT would work fine, cost half to a third as much---if you already own a tow vehicle so much the better. Or just pass and find a cheaper hobby or interest.
In addition, in many states, a TT or 5er will only cost you once for registration. Not so for a motorhome.


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Old 08-20-2011, 04:11 PM   #17
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#2, in this economy and market (Dow down 501pts so far today), having cash on hand might be a good idea.
That's my 1 cent, use to be worth 2 cents.
Yup, best way to do it with the current financial mess.
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Old 08-20-2011, 04:19 PM   #18
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I have to add to this thread something that got my attention yesterday:
I joined the Ecapees club forums; after reading many of their posts I found that a good many of them sell their homes and use that money to buy a motorhome or trailer. If they were to do that then they are homeless.
There are many that are full timers on the road.
Is this a wise thing to do? many spend all their money on a RV and have nothing left; seems that the escapees encourage this. To each his own I say, it just doesn't seem to me to be a wise decision.
As you will hear from full timers it's a life style not homeless,if you sell your sticks and bricks to get rid of it fine, but to spend every dime on a RV happy trails.
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Old 08-20-2011, 04:29 PM   #19
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sounds like you already did it. if you are happy why are you 2nd guessing your self?
its a little late so enjoy!

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