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Old 08-31-2009, 01:44 PM   #1
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Was just about to write a check for insurance on the 'Silver Bullet' when I noticed it's 20% more that last year. Any other companies besides Foremost I can turn to?
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Old 08-31-2009, 02:01 PM   #2
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We got ours through AAA, but it's really through progressive. Can't say anything else about them though, because I haven't had to deal with a claim yet. But they were the only ones I could find to do an 'agree upon value' policy for our vintage trailer.
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Old 08-31-2009, 02:14 PM   #3
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We're using progressive as well... No claims experience - but the rate is competitive.
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Old 08-31-2009, 03:26 PM   #4
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Progressive also - no claims - but I shopped around and they had the best price.
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Old 08-31-2009, 03:26 PM   #5
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Old 08-31-2009, 04:59 PM   #6
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If you have served in the military check out USAA - I've had all my insurance with them for years - the rates are decent and the claims service is FAST and decent.
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Old 08-31-2009, 06:01 PM   #7
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Ditto the feeling about USAA - and you no longer have to have been a military officer to join this mutual company.
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Old 08-31-2009, 06:01 PM   #8
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We have Progressive and our latest bill for the truck and the SUV went up almost 20%. All those commercials with "Flo" must cost a lot.

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Old 08-31-2009, 06:11 PM   #9
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We have State Farm Insurance (mainly because RustyRivet is a SF agent so go figure why we have that insurance). But our ins went down.
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Old 08-31-2009, 06:27 PM   #10
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I have car , truck and airstream with travelers, very reasonable (cheap)
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Old 08-31-2009, 06:58 PM   #11
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My insurance is with Foremost also. I thought the increase was due to my recent move to tornado ridden Tennessee. I guess I'll have to shop around before renewal time.
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Old 08-31-2009, 07:08 PM   #12
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We are insured with Home State County Mutual Insurance Company, a subsidiary of Safeco, in Dallas. We have the King Ranch, 740iL and the Sovereign ($40,000 replacement value) fully insured, with a $250 deductible on each vehicle, for $206/mo.
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Old 09-01-2009, 02:50 AM   #13
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Most auto insurers have an RV component... Ours is with Progressive as many others here are, apparently...there's also GEICO and Good Sam of course, to name few others. Show around but be sure to compare oranges to oranges...coverage, replacement values, etc...
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Old 09-01-2009, 07:34 AM   #14
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We were with GEICO for eight years and never once had a problem with them. The only reason we went with Safeco was because they would give us the coverage we wanted, with a guaranteed replacement value, no questions asked.

GEICO would not do that, given the age of our Sovereign. The GEICO person kept saying, "Mr. Lynes, You can keep telling me that your trailer is an Airstream and that it's worth $22,500 (the price I paid for the trailer and restoration), but I don't know what an Airstream is. The fact is your trailer is 35 years old (this was in '06). It's not worth it for us to fully insure a vehicle that old, and besides recreational vehicles don't hold their value, especially one as old as yours." (He used the word "old" a lot)

It's at that point that I have to laugh at myself and anyone who says, "I own an Airstream", assuming people know what the hell you're talking about, and then you have Joe Blow working at GEICO who says, "WTF is an Airstream, and why do I care....it's still 37 years old and I'm not going to insure it!"

Humble pie at its finest indeed.
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