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Old 02-24-2010, 10:48 PM   #121
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Very nice. I will freely admit to being jealous.

This rig is considered a Class A? Will you do the toad thing or forgo an auxiliary vehicle?
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Old 02-25-2010, 03:36 PM   #122
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Very nice. I will freely admit to being jealous.

This rig is considered a Class A? Will you do the toad thing or forgo an auxiliary vehicle?
It's a Class A . . . the exterior picture isn't that clear but its definitely an A.

We're bringing a toad. The idea is to set up little base camps and use the car to explore within a couple hundered mile radius.
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It's absolutely beautiful! Congratulations.

If it didn't have wheels it would be a great little house. OK, I admit it -- I'm not an RV fan, but if I were then this is the one I would want!
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Very nice motor home ! Congratulations and Happy Traveling !
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Old 02-25-2010, 10:35 PM   #125
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Beautiful rig ...YTG. Exact same model we are considering, and looks like the same basic options, but different color. Congratulations! Keep us posted on how she goes, not only on your maiden voyage, but thereafter as well.

Too bad we live in Japan and have no time to use it now, otherwise we would have bought it a few weeks or a month back.

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Too bad we live in Japan and have no time to use it now...
Ironically you have more experience at living in that square footage than most of the rest of the board.
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Wow, that is really nice. That would be a great way to see this country.
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Awesome motorhome! I love it that you don't have the carpet in the main living area that mine has. We're also planning to take a few months at least this year and do a good tour of Canada and the US - maybe even Mexico.

Mine's only a 24' Winnebago Aspect so I sacrifice the separate bedroom, but I spend so much time outside that it doesn't seem to matter to me.

It looks like you don't have a regular oven, and I find the convection oven kind of complicated. There's a few RV cookbooks out there that I've found helpful. Are you thinking of adding some solar on to it as well, or just camping in regular sites vs. boondocking?
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We narrowed it down to the same two coaches (Winnebago 33C and the Tiffin 32B). There were a couple of small technical things that favored the Winnie (more basement space and higher CCC if I recall). But ultimately it was the floor plan of the Winnie that really sold it. We like the full bathroom versus the split (Tiffin used to have a 32 LA model with a full bath but they don't build it any more). Most of all we like the TV placement on the side wall across from the couch instead of over the driver's head at a 90 angle from where you normally sit. It feels much more like a living room . . . and considering that's what it will be, we like it a lot.

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Looks really nice.. you are right the floor plan is awesome and we really like the dining table not to be a booth and we like the kitchen layout so it looks like I will have to find one of these to take a peak at. We hope to buy before end of summer.
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Great looking Rig ! We bought ours about a year ago although I have not retired yet. Planning on doing something similar, Ideally we will purchase a house in a southern location in an RV resort and use that as our home base. I intend to travel for the first couple of years once I RE in about 1.5 years! If anyone knows of any nice RV resorts with house sites (either prebuilt or to be built upon) please let me know. There are not too many that I can find.
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I love it that you don't have the carpet in the main living area that mine has.
Yeah, getting rid of the carpet in the living area was a cost free option and was well worth the price.

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It looks like you don't have a regular oven, and I find the convection oven kind of complicated.
We struggled with whether to get the oven or not. In the end we decided that most everything we make regularly can be done on the stove top or on the grill. And the usable space in the RV oven is so small it looked to be almost worthless. So we opted for the extra drawers and will make do as best we can.


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Are you thinking of adding some solar on to it as well, or just camping in regular sites vs. boondocking?
We're likely to spend the first year or two on the east coast so their won't be much opportunity for boondocking. As we move out west I hope to get a bit more off the beaten path. Solar is a nice addition but I won't need it for a while. That time will let me figure out whether its a worthwhile expense given the kind of camping we end up doing. As is the case with most of my life now, I'm just going to play that one by ear.
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Beautiful RV......you deserve it!!
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Great looking Rig ! We bought ours about a year ago although I have not retired yet. Planning on doing something similar, Ideally we will purchase a house in a southern location in an RV resort and use that as our home base. I intend to travel for the first couple of years once I RE in about 1.5 years! If anyone knows of any nice RV resorts with house sites (either prebuilt or to be built upon) please let me know. There are not too many that I can find.

xyz, you may want to check out this thread, if you haven't seen it. Interesting concept.

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Just put my last suit in the "give away" bag.
You might want to re-think that move. Retirement doesn't stop weddings or funerals...
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I'm done with weddings. At this point everyone I know should have the good sense to either elope, stay married, or avoid making the same mistake twice a third time.

As far as the other, I'm keeping a sports jacket and slacks.
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I agree they "should" - but whaddya bet they don't?
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Last time someone pulled that I got myself an emergency trip to Italy.
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well I too will only keep one suit when we go full timing but it won't be for funerals and weddings... it will be for the occasional cruise we book to take a vacation from our vacation ...
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My full timing in-laws are keeping one set of formal clothes each in our attic. Since we are typically invited to the same weddings/funerals we don't mind to fly/drive with their clothes.
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