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Old 02-22-2013, 03:31 PM   #21
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you asked and i will tell you.

Triple e regency 24mb ford with a murphy bed. around 100,000 triple e based in canada.

specialises in 4 season rv. 24mb is great and i would own one if wife was as enthusiastic about rv as i am.

if spouse not with the program forget it.

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Old 02-22-2013, 06:58 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by Supremekohrt View Post
We like 5th trailers with slide outs . Our dream model is Keystone Cougar. Very nice. The Montana line is more luxurious but we don't see it being with it. My son in law works for mike Thompson rv in fountain valley, ca as the Internet manager and he is a good guy, caring person that loves to match people to their rv. Ok he is my son in law, but I would recommend him anyway.
I am glad to see you recommend this RV dealer. We will be looking there when we visit FIL down in Orange Co next month.

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Old 02-22-2013, 08:10 PM   #23
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Thanks to all for your responses. We've thought more about it based on us moving to Oregon's Willamette Valley, where it rarely gets below freezing, we are leaning towards looking for a "water tight" unit rather that a "4 season" unit. This should help in the weight area as well.

We'll have to research for the best Rv caulking on the market and dose the unit's seams with it.
I noticed (when RVing) that the Willamette Valley had very mild/comfortable summer temps as well in August, so if that's going to be home base, I don't think you need a 4 season unit.
Well, I thought I was retired. But it seems that now I'm working as a travel agent instead!
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Old 02-22-2013, 09:05 PM   #24
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A couple years ago we were considering buying an RV. We purchased a software program from a publisher in NW Washington (RV Consumer Group?) that is akin to the Consumer Reports for RVs. Big Foot was very highly rated as was, to my surprise, Winnebago. What floored me is that smaller is not better from the standpoint of stability and safety, there is a sweet spot for axle length and weight distribution.

I too live in the Willamette Valley where the building (including RVs) envelope is very important. For that reason I would lean to fiberglass as it can be mended by a boat yard.

We opted out because of the expense.

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