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Old 12-26-2012, 05:23 PM   #1
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We are Bob and Cindy from the Oregon Coast. We've been RVing since 1967, moving steadily up through homemade van conversions to weenie trailers to bigger trailers, a 29' Minnie Winnie XL, a disastrous MHC Residency, and finally our current 2003 Fleetwood Discovery 39S. Now it's time to move down the scale and we're looking for a great rig between 27 and 30', Class A preferably, but a C is OK too. This forum has given us a lot of information about potential problems with some of the RVs we've been looking at, but also reflects a great deal of owner satisfaction with a number of them. Something we're considering is making our new RV available for rent through dealers who do that sort of thing.
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Hi Bob and Cindy! Welcome to irv2!

We spent the month of June in Newport as Interpretive Hosts at the Yaquina Bay Lighthouse. We absolutely loved Newport and really hope to come back one day.
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We've really enjoyed our older '88 Winnie Super Chief - the 27 foot length is quite adequate for my wife and I - kids long gone, and as you already know, LOTS of the Oregon/Washington coast CG's were laid out long before the emergence of the mile-long bulge-mobiles. So, the 25-30 foot length, narrow camping spaces that were fine in the model-T days just can't cope with the latest stuff now waddling down our coastal roads!

We've never been turned away with either our MH, or the 24 foot Kit 5er - even as we've watched MANY of the longer and fancier rigs ahead of us being turned away - when we then get to the sign-in shack, they take one look at our setups, and say "NO problem, we have LOTS of spaces for you to choose from"!
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Welcome! And Gary - that is exactly why we have a 24 foot Class C. If I had more pennies, I've been salivating after the Winnebago View or Forest River Solera on the Sprinter Chassis. Now that the Ford Transit is available stateside, I am looking forward to Class C rigs with that chassis and much better MPG.

Seems the sweet spot is to keep under 28 feet. Of course I've still loved seeing the inside of some of these larger rigs.. just like the flexibility of smaller length for places to stay.
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Hi Bob & Cindy! Welcome to IRV2! We're sure glad you joined us! Good luck on finding the new rig! Happy trails & God bless!


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