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Old 05-14-2015, 11:22 AM   #37115
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Finally, finalized the estimate on our motor home. $4,100 for all new awnings/topper, vent covers, A/C shrouds, skylight, and rear brake light.
The tech will be looking for hidden damage as they replace things on the roof.
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Steve what about the roof itself? Yours was one I could actually see the marks...looked just like our hoods of the vehicles.

Tim's adjuster used a chaulk stick to highlight the marks.
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Old 05-14-2015, 11:36 AM   #37116
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Annie and I have gone stealth for the day. We were going to leave for Amana today but decided to sit another day. My cold and the stress of dads stay in the hospital had us both a little tired. Glad we packed up yeaterday. It will make journeying on tomorrow much easier. We said our goodbyes last night and will roll out when ready tomorrow.

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Old 05-14-2015, 11:39 AM   #37117
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Regarding the Chevy HHR pictured above - the breakaway switch may not have been activated, since they are frequently attached to the hitch (which broke away). Makes a good case for attaching the breakaway cable to an independent attachment point on the coach frame.
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Regarding the Chevy HHR pictured above - the breakaway switch may not have been activated, since they are frequently attached to the hitch (which broke away). Makes a good case for attaching the breakaway cable to an independent attachment point on the coach frame.
Good point !!! I'm going to check mine over again also
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Sweet words and pic Steve!
So....a ponder....What if we had a campfire cookin spree at Bryce? In cowboy togs, with cowboy food.
Yee-haw!

Oh I so wanna be there! Got the hat now; is that good enough, or do I have to add leather fringe to our shirts & pants? Don't do boots. Moccasins, mayhap.

Oops! Mixed costuming there!
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Might just get someone hung too....

Or hanged, even! 😙
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Mutants far and wide, permit me to be a proud Grand Parent for just a moment. Kaylee Ann Shaw, our 15
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Oh I so wanna be there! Got the hat now; is that good enough, or do I have to add leather fringe to our shirts & pants? Don't do boots. Moccasins, mayhap.

Oops! Mixed costuming there!
I would love to see you fly off with Bob. Not a yak - but what a site to see.
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I'm a big fan of supporting the arts. But certainly not rich.

No, ya bought Bonita B. with all yer loot, dincha? Ya just look wealthy!
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No, ya bought Bonita B. with all yer loot, dincha? Ya just look wealthy!
Back in the day, a physique like mine was attributed to the aristocracy... today, not so much. But I do have some loot left... we may need to upgrade one day. Eek.
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8100 welcome to the group. We're known as the RV Mutants!

Read post 1 to better understand where we started!
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Finally, finalized the estimate on our motor home. $4,100 for all new awnings/topper, vent covers, A/C shrouds, skylight, and rear brake light.
The tech will be looking for hidden damage as they replace things on the roof.

$0.00, I say zero, deductible on both. We went to zero before our trip to Alaska in 2013. LARGE savings for an extra $8.00 a month.


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Steve what about the roof itself? Yours was one I could actually see the marks...looked just like our hoods of the vehicles.

Tim's adjuster used a chaulk stick to highlight the marks.
Yes Papa Steve, what did they say about your MH roof?
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Oh I so wanna be there! Got the hat now; is that good enough, or do I have to add leather fringe to our shirts & pants? Don't do boots. Moccasins, mayhap.

Oops! Mixed costuming there!

I plan to be in full regalia at Bryce.
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Has anyone tried finding Michelin 255/80R22.5 tires? Non existent.

I need them near me to replace the ones I have.
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