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Old 05-30-2009, 05:44 AM   #15
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We'd pretty much try to stick with what we have now. Don't want anything bigger and the only extra that would be nice is a bedroom slide.

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Old 05-30-2009, 06:54 AM   #16
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My RV DID disappear, I'm getting NOTHING for it and I'm digging down deeper and getting a newer, better RV . . . . the RV I had was a trade - I traded my 2002 Teton for it. It was equal in NADA value but far from what I wanted to live in. Now I'm shopping for a Tiffin . . . and will be MUCH happier, even with the payments.

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Old 05-30-2009, 07:18 AM   #17
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2009 Fleetwood Providence, 3 months old, 3500 miles, I don't think we would change a thing.....
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Old 05-30-2009, 07:35 AM   #18
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We would stay with the same manufacturer, but move up to a DP which we plan to do in a few years anyway at retirement.
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Old 05-31-2009, 07:52 AM   #19
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We ve talked about it and when the time comes, we ll get basically the same type rig maybe one thats a tad longer than what we have now.
We have a 29' Class C. Maybe go to the same class but a little longer.
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Old 05-31-2009, 06:07 PM   #20
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If we lost our '07 Trek we'd search out another one just like it. After 2 1/2 years full timing in this one we'd do it all over again. Livability of a 40' in a 29' package with two slides. WooHoo!
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Old 05-31-2009, 06:23 PM   #21
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We love our National RV. Too bad they are not around now!

We would never trade on a whim. I have made too many changes to make this one livable for our RV live style. You just can't buy that in a new one.

We never get new rig fever, However... we do get opposing slides envy every now and then.

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Old 05-31-2009, 08:04 PM   #22
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We enjoy our Monaco Windsor, but a little longer coach with an extra slide or two would be nice.
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Old 05-31-2009, 08:19 PM   #23
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We would look at a 42" or 45" American Eagle 2007 or newer. Really happy will our coach so far.
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Old 05-31-2009, 08:43 PM   #24
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well if I lost it I would try to find something similar but a bit newer
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Old 05-31-2009, 08:44 PM   #25
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I like what I have but now that it's just me unless that changes I would go smaller.
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Old 05-31-2009, 10:09 PM   #26
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Replace & Upsize a bit
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Old 06-01-2009, 05:08 AM   #27
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I'd get a Newmar All Star 4154 (bunkbeds) so the kids would have real seats for their car seats, more powerful engine and the big storage underneath.

I am happy with my Ventana with bunkbeds, though.
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Old 06-01-2009, 06:03 AM   #28
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We spent a year looking for a floorplan that meet our current wants and needs. If we lost our RV, we would stay in the Bounder family. Engine platform and floorplan unknown at this time.

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