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Old 11-03-2011, 03:42 PM
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Sure, I can stay in a hotel for a couple weeks for just the cost of insuring my RV, but I can also buy fish cheaper than I can catch 'em. But when we head out in the RV, we have a lot of our own stuff with it that makes it a lot more pleasant to us. I have my fishing rods, outdoor clothes and nearly anything it takes to take advantage of some of the great places this county has to offer.

Owning an RV is about a sensible as owning a boat. Either the gratification is worth it to you or it is not.
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Old 11-03-2011, 03:48 PM
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Originally Posted by kqmx586 View Post
That's a Monaco Dynasty... used around 130-150k. Not $450 LOL
Bingo........
And for those that have never traveled in a ride like that haven't a clue how sweet it is!
Go rent one and take the family on a trip.....you wont be disappointed.
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Old 11-03-2011, 06:04 PM
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"Some of my friends wonder why I don't play golf."

Cause you know golf balls taste like chit when you fillet them
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Old 11-03-2011, 06:08 PM
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we passed a guy this spring going down to Islamorada driving a camper pulling a dodge dually diesel with one of those smart cars in the truck bed. Very interesting thing to see an entire vehicle in the back of a truck.

I have also seen a camper...pulling a truck...pulling a boat. Talk about a wide right turn
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Old 11-03-2011, 07:15 PM
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Originally Posted by cfarmd View Post
we passed a guy this spring going down to Islamorada driving a camper pulling a dodge dually diesel with one of those smart cars in the truck bed. Very interesting thing to see an entire vehicle in the back of a truck.

I have also seen a camper...pulling a truck...pulling a boat. Talk about a wide right turn
I'm waiting to see a Rav4 pulling a camper pulling a boat. I hear the Rav4 will pull it if you don't go fast.
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Old 11-04-2011, 03:34 AM
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Originally Posted by CaptWill View Post
I was at a fuel stop when a guy pulled up next to me is a Prius. He looked over to me and said... "so what kind of mileage do you get with THAT thing."

I said: "well, for a car, it sux, but for a house pulling a car, it's really great".
Thats great!
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Old 11-04-2011, 04:36 AM
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My old man has a similar setup minus the bike, he may be in for a total of 90k. He got his used for 70k...
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Old 11-04-2011, 05:30 AM
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Originally Posted by sand key View Post
I never understood the RV lifestyle...then again many folks don't understand offshore fishing. So we'll agree to disagree.
All to easy to combine both worlds into what you need (and in most cases more than you need) more than what you want but most are so scared to color outside the lines they limit their own lifestyles by what they feel society accepts. Got tickled someone posted on tidalfish about how much the rooms cost and how much that factors into them coming to the coast for fishing. Fall, winter and spring without running the AC in the camper the 3000 eu generator cost me 2.5 to 3 gal of fuel a night and I have yet to pay to park. Headed to mid Va next trip in for early Striper fishing.
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AC /heat shower,head, kitchen, and direct Tv. @ 11 mpg. With the custom add on's and extended hitch I might have 15g in that whole set up including the Honda 3000eu on the front. Its a fun way to enjoy your own hobbies adding travel, where your normally limited in what you can pull, enjoying that RV lifestyle.



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Old 11-04-2011, 06:15 AM
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it has a full head, galley, multiple staterooms, a comfortable helm, big screen tv...and it runs at 70 mph using only 7 gallons per hour...carries all the comforts you may or may not need...you dont have to warry about a thru-hull failure riuining your day...and you dont have to know how deep the water is to anchor it overnight...

whos got it wrong?...
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Old 11-04-2011, 01:16 PM
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If u want to be a playa - u need a Prevost....

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Old 11-04-2011, 03:34 PM
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That is what people do that don't boat. If you did not like the water, you could buy one hell of a motorhome/bus for what some have in boats/second homes on the water.
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Old 11-04-2011, 04:16 PM
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My wife wants to do it for a year or so when we retire.... I on the other hand, would like to sail away to far away lands......

Guess we will take separate trips....
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Old 11-05-2011, 03:44 AM
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Originally Posted by triplenet View Post
If u want to be a playa - u need a Prevost....

Prevost and Marathon are without question the top of the line. I see about 50/50 in the singing groups and major players that travel once in a while out here with me. Marathon takes Prevost and turns them up a bit and are designed more towards the high end traveler as if half a million dollars is not high end enough to most of us on here.
Way out my league anyway but like anything else, they get that tip of the hat from me for having it a little bit better than I knew how to do it.
Triplenet... Send the wife to the state funded collage where she can get her CDL's. Grab a set yourself, and get paid to do it... It would amaze you at how many are doing just that. Just think of the fun at having her in a arms distance all the time. Your best friend,, the one you can't live without, LOL. Then again maybe that at least gets a smile out of you this morning.


http://www.marathoncoach.com/

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Old 11-05-2011, 04:00 AM
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Originally Posted by liveaboard74 View Post

Just think of the fun at having her in a arms distance all the time. Your best friend,, the one you can't live without, LOL. Then again maybe that at least gets a smile out of you this morning.

http://www.marathoncoach.com/


My best friend has 4 legs and doesnt give me crap for leaving my clothes on the floor...

After 20 years of marriage (will be 30 when we fully retire) maybe we deserve a few years apart

I will head to bora bora on a 60ft sloop and she can drive the prevost to kansas...

Sounds like a plan to me
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Old 11-06-2011, 07:18 AM
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Nice set up except for the crappy motorcycle.
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Old 11-06-2011, 01:22 PM
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whos got it wrong?...

Does it have a baitwell?
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Old 11-06-2011, 03:59 PM
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Sure it's Cool, but can it do this?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GVHhgZ33MFs
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