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Old 05-06-2011, 04:31 AM   #43
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Absolutely hate our 2002 Fleetwood Fiesta 31H which we bought new in 2001. In fact we hate it SO much we've only put 71,000 miles on it in 10 years.

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Old 05-06-2011, 04:56 AM   #44
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No but there have been moments. Over the winter, our first snow birding, we had a few minor problems. Every time we just looked at the rotten weather at home and said it could be worse. Didn't want to spring the dough for new with all the bells and whistles we got and paid it off. I can fix most of the little inconveniences myself so I guess no, don't regret it.

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Old 05-14-2011, 07:46 PM   #45
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No regrets, I love the coach an love 'camping'. Just would like to afford a newer one.
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Old 05-14-2011, 09:41 PM   #46
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I regret that we do not get to use it as much as we would like.

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Old 05-15-2011, 06:03 AM   #47
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Right now, yes. 2 week old Newmar had chassis a/c stop working. Have to get it fixed before long trip. I'm sure it will work out - we love coach otherwise.
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Old 05-15-2011, 06:22 AM   #48
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No regrets, I did my homework got the deal I wanted,stayed in a comfortable budget wife is happy so there is nothing to regret.
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Old 05-15-2011, 06:28 AM   #49
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No regrets...ordered it built the way we wanted it new and we love it.
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Old 05-15-2011, 06:36 AM   #50
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Talking No Regrets !!

Hi All,

Nope no regrets at all from the pop-up, to the Class-C, to this Class-A! Of course there are and always be a problem here and there, but they are small comparied to life in general!! Like otheres when working I always whished I could use it more! However after spending many years growing up & working outside in the cold snowy North! I have just loved the past 4 winters in Fla, as well as the time on the road! Not to mention all the great folks and things you see along the way!! Something you will not find in Air Trave & hotelsl!!!! Speaking of winters in Fla this was Christmas morning 2010 !!

Remember All: LIVE, LAUGH, & ENJOY !!!!
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Old 05-15-2011, 06:53 AM   #51
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I've only had the TT a week, haven't even used it yet. I don't regret buying it, just wished I had been more careful about checking out the specs. It was sold as a 17 footer weighing 2550#, it's actually a 19 footer weighing 3600#. Too heavy for my tow vehicle so I have to upgrade that now. Might have been a good thing though. I'm going cross country (15 years too early to retire, I'm doing it while I'm young enough to really enjoy it) in a little over a year. A bigger tow vehicle and the slightly larger TT will make it more enjoyable.
I don't regret the 2 Class Cs I bought and sold at a loss either, I enjoyed remodeling them and camping in them and can't put a price on fun.
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Old 05-15-2011, 06:53 AM   #52
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just got back from vacation our long trip for this year and figured costs we stopped in Memphis for one night on way down wife's idea and a good one,spent four night's in hurricane mills with two day trips into Nashville then stopped at her aunt's house on way back.
figured all costs against the way we normally vacation either flying or renting a car (keeps the worry of break downs off of me) and motel rooms and eating out.
we came out about the same so driving the rv isn't a regret at all it was really nice being out in the woods instead of a hotel plus being able to bring harley with us

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Old 05-15-2011, 08:01 AM   #53
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The only regret we have is that we couldn't afford a Phaeton.

We love our Tiffin and would have bought a Phaeton instead of the Allegro Bay if we could have afforded it, but we couldn't. Even so, the Allegro Bay continues to amaze us with how well it meets our full-timing needs.
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Old 05-16-2011, 05:50 PM   #54
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not one bit plus we met some real nice people along the way and hotels wont let you have a on campfire on thier balcony and we get to sleep in our own bed when we go away
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Old 05-16-2011, 09:02 PM   #55
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We just wanted to get rid of our old one...88 Winnebago Chalet on a Deer Chassis. Great Floorplan, but just a bit tooooo old. Too much money to have everything work as my airplane did
Stopped at 3 Dealers that day. 2 just had USED CAR SALESPEOPLE.... not for me.
The 3rd one was hungry, so he took his time and showed us some different Brands. We ended up ordering the Bay Star unseen, didn't know nothing about Newmar and did not asked for a discount. Didn't know you could do that. Never heard of Newmar company b4. 3 month later it was in our hands and the new owner of our House paid for the Bay Star.
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Old 05-16-2011, 09:23 PM   #56
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Love the lifestyle but eventually got to hate our first rig. It was an '85 Fleetwood Jamboree Spirit Class C with a carburator-equipped Ford 460. Maybe 6 mpg at sea level and 4.5 in the mountains. Carburator is a French irregular verb that means "leave well enough alone". We spent so much on maintenance/repair (manifold re-machining, brakes overhaul) that we figured each overnight cost us about $400.

Stay away from corner beds and pedestal tables. Ours had pedestal holes just bored into the wood floor - no metal supports.

That particular model was only in production one year and we never saw another one! The Firan Telstar looked like it was the same design, but I couldn't be sure. We managed to dump it after two seasons, when gas was still under $2.00, then waited 6 years before we got the rig in our signature last summer.

We really like the Georgetown so far, but only had 19 days out. We haven't de-winterized yet due to my needing spinal surgery a couple of months ago. I've finally got to the point where I can go under the rig to wipe off the levelling jack piston rods before retracting them. I need to back it out of its storage position to get to the house door so we can get started.

We hope to be out there early next month, provided our 13.5 year old Lab doesn't get too sick to travel. We had to limit our participation in the NW Meet & Greet in Anacortes last weekend because she was too sick to leave alone in the house. She's picked up a bit the last couple of days, but is still fragile.

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