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Old 05-31-2012, 06:45 AM   #1
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No more Workhorse and rubber roof.


I just went in debt again, BUT!

I sold my 2000 Flair and bought a 2002 Itaska with a Ford chassis.

Winnebago has a firber glass roof.
No more auto park, don't need to wonder if Lock UP time is near.
No brake caliper issues.
No more standing on the brakes to try to stop.

You guys are right. The slide out is great but it cost me 17 grand
on top of what I got for my MH to get the above.

Just my thoughts. Thanks for listening.

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Old 05-31-2012, 06:53 AM   #2
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$17,000 poorer but happy vs money in the bank but unhappy...... I'd do the same and pick happy! Nothing worse than doing something you enjoy but have all the problems except having all the problems and spending the money.

Did that make sense?

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Old 05-31-2012, 11:29 AM   #3
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Sounds like you learned a lot from your 2000 Flair
'98 Gulf Stream Sunsport 325, 7.5L Banks Power Pack, Koni FSD's, Air Bags, ReadyBrute Elite,
2000 Honda Accord

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