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Old 09-19-2014, 07:23 PM   #22485
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also If your in BFE WY. like near Afton WY. and need any work on your DP or gas for that matter oil change or major work Miles performance is the place to go the owner is Tyson and all the dealers is the area call him for advice. I can pm a number if anyone needs it
Dang Dwayne, this is the most I've ever seen you on the forum!!!!

I hope my home state is treating you well. I didn't make it up there this year, due to unexpected circumstances. Otherwise, we could have caught up with each other.

THANKS, but no plans of going to WY. We did the Western route last year. I sure do appreciate the offer & will keep it in mind.
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Old 09-19-2014, 07:26 PM   #22486
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Wow... and that is from sitting down or standing up in it?
I am getting an idea of what I would like should we ever upgrade... as the spousal unit keeps accumulating more 'toys' I keep thinking... hmmm, eventually it will be my turn(money wise) to get a new toy again... we shall see.... my idea of toys defiantly cost more than his, and I've always prided myself on not being a high maintenance mama...but I might have to change my thought processes a bit....mulling the mutations.....
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Old 09-19-2014, 08:31 PM   #22487
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Dang Dwayne, this is the most I've ever seen you on the forum!!!!

I hope my home state is treating you well. I didn't make it up there this year, due to unexpected circumstances. Otherwise, we could have caught up with each other.

THANKS, but no plans of going to WY. We did the Western route last year. I sure do appreciate the offer & will keep it in mind.
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Old 09-19-2014, 08:41 PM   #22488
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Marty, Barb, Dave, Wayne and others I see my memory couldn't fit in...Glad to here from y'all again. Sorry missed ya the first post.
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Well I'll say that I have a gas class A wish I had A DP but money said no. and on my 33' motorhome I get 6mpg no matter what up hill down hill flat ground mine is a 454 chevy and oil changes are cheap same as a pick up. tune up same as a pick up. how ever oil changes every 3k it adds up. a DP on the other hand I think I'm right on this 9mpg and oil change every 7k at the same cost as an 18 wheeler. so about $200 each time. but with a DP you can pull more lbs behind it. also a engine brake is nice for them mountain runs. also for a used DP you can look to spend about 25k or more over a gas class A. hope this helps. in my opinion A DP is the way to go if your pocket says ok at first. they last longer.
Cummins is now 15,000 miles or 1 year, which ever comes first for maintenance. Much better than the 6-7K they used to have.

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Just so you know, there are a lot of Class A/B MH's out there that are 30 feet or less. Here's one: Winnebago Motorhomes - 2015 Via
or 2014 ACE Class A Motorhome Floor Plans (Best Class A & C RV). Just search on "small class a motorhome" without the quotes.

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Just remember that typically a person drives where they are looking so follow the rule of looking where you want to go. If you are looking in your mirrors to much you will drift one way or another. It is very nice to know what is around you but don't get fixated on it.

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Old 09-19-2014, 09:01 PM   #22489
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May I summarize?

Mel and Kate. Lots of choices.
Lots of info from RVMs that really care about you!
Only one choice is yours.

When you see it, you will know!

The Rainbow awaits you, and I will standby to help you celebrate!

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Old 09-19-2014, 09:04 PM   #22490
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^^ it is quite possible that one day I will own a Def sipping DP - but I was happy to find something I liked that does not use it. Of course Bonita is a mere pup compared to the big ISLs and yet I don't miss anything at all. I especially do not miss Def.
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Old 09-19-2014, 09:20 PM   #22491
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Hi all. Healing OHMMMMMs to those in need. Don, our thoughts and prayers are with you. Geesh. I take a weekend off and "W" piles on. but have been playing . Steve..... glad to know the body is ready for the rainbow, now for the mind to..... well you know. Glad Sue and Martin are back home and Mel like was said earlier, you will know which one is right for you and DW. Sorry I have missed roll call, but will try and stay on track. I agree with Sue, Cracker Barrel need bigger RV parking spaces, we took them all.
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Old 09-19-2014, 10:03 PM   #22492
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Went to a buffet today.
Hope you like the pictures.
Sorry you missed the meal.
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Went to a buffet today.
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Sorry you missed the meal.
What was everyone else having?
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Old 09-19-2014, 10:19 PM   #22495
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Sadly the National Rally comes to a close. Like so many mutants that have met wuther at the GC or any of the mini-c's around the country, we find this departure equally sad.

The mutant contingency started the final day here with a breakfast hosted by Rezman then a steak and tofu meal at huntnski's. And if that wasn't enough we gathered for ice cream at the snack bar with many other IRV2 members, many which I'm sure will soon be lurking!
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Sadly the National Rally comes to a close. Like so many mutants that have met wuther at the GC or any of the mini-c's around the country, we find this departure equally sad.

The mutant contingency started the final day here with a breakfast hosted by Rezman then a steak and tofu meal at huntnski's. And if that wasn't enough we gathered for ice cream at the snack bar with many other IRV2 members, many which I'm sure will soon be lurking!
My heart is all a'flutter - you mutants did yourself and the RVMDOM proud. Ed - Jackie - those mugs will find their way to ya soon.

Thanks Tim - Hi Mary and Mary and Elizabeth. We have ya on our agenda!!!
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Sadly the National Rally comes to a close. Like so many mutants that have met wuther at the GC or any of the mini-c's around the country, we find this departure equally sad.

The mutant contingency started the final day here with a breakfast hosted by Rezman then a steak and tofu meal at huntnski's. And if that wasn't enough we gathered for ice cream at the snack bar with many other IRV2 members, many which I'm sure will soon be lurking!
Fine lookin' group of STMs! Great ambassadors fursure!

Hope them lurkers can pass the arduous test...we need all the help we can get.
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Loved seeing the last pic of you rally going mutants together! Sadly... I never saw a piece of bacon posted from the rally... next year, we will have to get more mutants there and remedy that little problem! (for where there are mutants... there shall be bacon)

So, this evening, I sat down and chopped up a bunch of cucumbers and tomatoes and made the mix for Bloody Mary Kombucha... Oh my, I think the pico de gallo mix was a little strong on the peppers! whoo! I tried a little... if ya like it spicy... I'll save ya some! (I'll be cutting it with tomato juice I think when I have it after it ferments a bit until it gets fizzy...)
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