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Old 07-20-2015, 09:15 PM   #1
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Hello,
I just sign on to irv2.
MY wife and I have been campers since 1972 before the kids.
Raised two daughters who now are married each with two children
and also enjoy camping. We started out in a van and moved to a pop-up
them on to Travel trailers. I have always wanted a Motorhome.
We have been looking for quite a while. Today I found a 2009 Damon
daybreak 3578 with 6000 miles Ford V-10 and a Banks system.
Does any one have any information on the Damon brand?
tires have a dot # of 4207 which means tires are still good for a few years?
No signs of water leaks or delamination on exterior.
any opinions would help and appreciated since I'm new to the motorhome buying.
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Welcome to IRV2! Hope you have many good trips to share.

I would not agree that tires with dot #4207 still have a few years on them. They were made in 2007 and are already 8 years old. I would not pay to much attention to the tread but to weather cracking. Just me but I don't want to be in the middle of the country and have a blow out. I change my every 5 years because I don't want to pay very expensive road side service fees for changing/replacing a tire. I don't have an extended warranty so I cannot get tires/wheels coverage without it.
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Hi Dan! Welcome to IRV2! We're sure glad you joined us!

Sorry, I don't know anything about that rig!

Good luck, happy trails, and God bless!
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Old 07-21-2015, 02:25 PM   #7
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Thanks to all for the welcome into the group.
Also thanks for information on the tire issue.
I still haven't pull the trigger on the motorhome Yet.
Still researching as to not make a costly mistake.
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