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Old 05-21-2016, 04:47 PM   #54909
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Colleen, it's northwest Kansas somewhere along I 70. west of civilization...Sounds like a a welcome retreat on a gently rolling plain!
Sound very nice!!!
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Old 05-21-2016, 04:58 PM   #54910
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We were rubber tramping around Yankton and Lewis and Clark Lake last year. Do you start out in Philly?
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Old 05-21-2016, 05:32 PM   #54911
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Re Fredricksburg...
I haven't even begun to think about how to get from Maine to Az. I had wanted to see a little more of Utah and Colorado. And I am getting the feeling we need to come back by mom and dad's in Normal...
Time for serious pondering.
Totally understand Steve.........Hunter maybe driving me out; getting me set up and then heading back. He will be there for both weekends is all.

Hope everything works out how you want it too.
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Old 05-21-2016, 05:48 PM   #54912
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Sometimes life has a way of throwing you curveballs. Here we are, pondering the purchase of a nice new coach and low and behold, a neighbor decides to hang up his wandering shoes and sell his Monaco Dynasty. We went to look at it today. It's a nice, 40' tag axle in very good to excellent condition. It needs a little updating - replace carpeting with new flooring and new TV. We're not terribly fond of the oak cabinetry, but we could stain it a different color. All of the mechanicals are in good order, the tires are 3 years old, the maintenance records are in order, and it has 56K miles on it. It has a new fridge and all the appliances have been upgraded. Our mechanic is going to go look at it on Monday to see if he can find anything that needs attention. It has all the goodies - slides, electric shades, AquaHot, slides in the bays, etc. It's a 2004. Instead of carrying a mortgage, we could pay cash for this rig.

We in a quandary...oh, the humanity!
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Old 05-21-2016, 05:56 PM   #54913
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MMDC Resorts is now offering local area tours. We went on the Historic Church Tour. I didn't have my camera with me and my phone wasn't really up to the task, but a few came out ok. We will go again!

Built between 1909 - 1911 by Geman immagrants who first fled to Russian and then to the Kansas town of Victoria. The place is beautiful!

The Saint Fidelis Catholic Church.

Well, Bro, I didn't need more excuses to sign in at MMDC, but this is a pretty good lure! You know me and pretty plus history.
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Old 05-21-2016, 06:00 PM   #54914
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Sometimes life has a way of throwing you curveballs. Here we are, pondering the purchase of a nice new coach and low and behold, a neighbor decides to hang up his wandering shoes and sell his Monaco Dynasty. We went to look at it today. It's a nice, 40' tag axle in very good to excellent condition. It needs a little updating - replace carpeting with new flooring and new TV. We're not terribly fond of the oak cabinetry, but we could stain it a different color. All of the mechanicals are in good order, the tires are 3 years old, the maintenance records are in order, and it has 56K miles on it. It has a new fridge and all the appliances have been upgraded. Our mechanic is going to go look at it on Monday to see if he can find anything that needs attention. It has all the goodies - slides, electric shades, AquaHot, slides in the bays, etc. It's a 2004. Instead of carrying a mortgage, we could pay cash for this rig.



We in a quandary...oh, the humanity!

My oh my. Elizabeth and Mary, I'll admit to having a soft spot for Monaco. Really sound great.
Dang the cabinets, hope you have found a gem!
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Old 05-21-2016, 06:03 PM   #54915
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Sometimes life has a way of throwing you curveballs. ...
Sometimes it is a high, hanging fast ball just waiting to be crushed! Sounds like a good chance you might have found a great deal.

Good luck!
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Old 05-21-2016, 06:07 PM   #54916
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T I R E D . Z O O .
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Old 05-21-2016, 06:13 PM   #54917
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T I R E D . Z O O .
That's all.
Lions and tigers and bears. OH My!
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Sometimes life has a way of throwing you curveballs. Here we are, pondering the purchase of a nice new coach and low and behold, a neighbor decides to hang up his wandering shoes and sell his Monaco Dynasty. We went to look at it today. It's a nice, 40' tag axle in very good to excellent condition. It needs a little updating - replace carpeting with new flooring and new TV. We're not terribly fond of the oak cabinetry, but we could stain it a different color. All of the mechanicals are in good order, the tires are 3 years old, the maintenance records are in order, and it has 56K miles on it. It has a new fridge and all the appliances have been upgraded. Our mechanic is going to go look at it on Monday to see if he can find anything that needs attention. It has all the goodies - slides, electric shades, AquaHot, slides in the bays, etc. It's a 2004. Instead of carrying a mortgage, we could pay cash for this rig.

We in a quandary...oh, the humanity!
Go for it!!!!!!!! Sounds like a fantastic coach!
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Dwayne and Shara, I hear congrats are in order! Congrats to you for finding your dream coach! Look forward to seeing it one of these days!
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And finally, Mutants .... Can I get a woot for my nephew, O.Brian Parks? In the middle of his grad party, he got an email from the company in Chicago that he interviewed with last week. They offered him the job! "They" are Northrup Grumman, and O.Brian will be working on a project that he can't tell us about. (NG designed the lunar lander.) My guess is he will be working on some "gubmint" project. But we are sooooo proud of him. 19 hours of mechanical engineering courses this last semester and graduated with a 3.85. Woot woot woot, O.B!!!
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Old 05-21-2016, 07:30 PM   #54921
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Banjo Country in Mississippi, on our way to Arkansas. Do da do da, I'll take it for $27 including FHU and decent wifi
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Congrats NG make some great stuff
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