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Old 05-17-2015, 11:29 AM   #57
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We recently traded our 33' Safari Simba in for a DP. Had the Simba for ten years and put on about 50,000 miles. DP is an 06 Itasca Meridian 36g with 16,000 on the meter. We plan to keep it at least ten years and it will probably be our last RV.
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Old 05-17-2015, 09:04 PM   #58
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Ours is a 2008 Thor, Mandalay. We bought it 3 years ago from the original owner. This will be our last coach. When we found it , it had everything on our list plus many other items. We put around 6500 miles per year on it.
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Old 05-18-2015, 06:40 AM   #59
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Our RV is 11 years old and we are starting to look for a new unit to purchase in the next couple of years. That unit will be our last
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Old 05-19-2015, 04:42 AM   #60
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Ours is 15 + yrs old and we plan to keep it another 15 if I make it that long.
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Old 05-19-2015, 06:19 AM   #61
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Ours is only 29 years old so I figure we have at least another 21 years before have to think about it.
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Old 05-20-2015, 10:00 AM   #62
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Our current coach is only 42. It has a little over 150K so I think it will be good for another 10 years or so even if I am not.

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Old 05-20-2015, 10:15 AM   #63
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When I read through the various forums there is usually lots of talk about new coaches.

Which got me thinking. How old is your current coach, and how long will you keep it ideally?

I also am intrigued when I see people with older well cared for coaches really getting there moneys worth, which also seems to make a ton of sense.
19 years, (140,000 miles) old...mine since '01, (w/ 27,000 miles).
If I want a coach I will have to keep it until I, (or it), dies.
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Old 05-21-2015, 11:18 PM   #64
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i guess ours is oldest so far its a 1987 starfire i want a bigger coach
but wife loves this one has lots of upgrades we are planing a big trip
soon 90 days about 3000 miles. its one piece thick fiberglass body even
underside and a fiberglass inner shell then bolted to frame lots of time
went in to the building of these back then
I would love to see the inside of this.
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Old 05-21-2015, 11:20 PM   #65
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We just bought a 1999 32' Fleetwood SouthWind. 58,000 miles on it. Gas. One large slide. We'll be picking it up next week some time. Hopefully it will be our last RV.
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Old 05-22-2015, 09:52 AM   #66
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i guess ours is oldest so far its a 1987 starfire i want a bigger coach
but wife loves this one has lots of upgrades we are planing a big trip
soon 90 days about 3000 miles. its one piece thick fiberglass body even
underside and a fiberglass inner shell then bolted to frame lots of time
went in to the building of these back then
I agree, yours is awesome. Would love to see pictures of the inside.
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Old 05-22-2015, 05:55 PM   #67
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I have a 2008 38ft safari simba diesel. I keep it well maintained and it stays in a shed to protect it from the elements. I figure I will keep it till it falls apart. I'm the type that once I own it it's here to stay.
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Old 05-22-2015, 05:59 PM   #68
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Ours is 5 years now.
We have no immediate plans to trade up. But never know what the wind may blow past us.


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Mine is also about 15 years young and I just purchased my MH about 6 months ago and don't plan on getting rid of it until they peel my cold, dead fingers from the steering wheel….

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Mine is also about 15 years young and I just purchased my MH about 6 months ago and don't plan on getting rid of it until they peel my cold, dead fingers from the steering wheel….

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