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Old 11-13-2007, 07:33 PM   #1
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Hello from Vermont, with a "new" Argosy 24 MH

I'm very excited to find this forum. I used to own a 1974 Cortez, and because so few were made, and so few survived, there was almost no one to turn to for help! I'm now the proud owner of a 1974 Argosy rear bath Motorhome I purchased from a friend's parents. It had a cracked windshield, which they didn't know where to find a replacement for, and I think they were just tired of working on keeping it up. After all, they had owned it for 25 years...

I continue to be impressed by the quality of materials and workmanship I find on this 30 year old coach, and she can handle 70 MPH even in the hills of VT.

I got it for $2500, and have promptly put more than twice that into it to get the suspension up to snuff (very scarey 400 mile ride home!) and for the new windshield. Before the snow flies, I'm hoping to have new Ramco mirrors for safety, and new wiper arms. I've already found Inland RV to be invaluable for new exterior window trim (maddeningly difficult to replace and remove from the center sections) and for some crumbling interior plastic parts.

I may have to wait for the spring before I can get the rubber hoses and fuel lines replaced in the engine compartment, but by early summer, I'm hitting the road!

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Old 11-13-2007, 07:38 PM   #2
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What a great buy. At that price you can do a lot to your moho and still have a bargain. See you on the road

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Old 11-13-2007, 09:25 PM   #3
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Hello from N.H. and welcome to the Forums... Nice Argosy! We need to see more of them on the roads around here. Hope to see you around, sometime...

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Old 11-14-2007, 07:03 AM   #4
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Hello from fellow Vermonters, we're on the east side of Camel's Hump.

What a find! Your excitement is infectious.

Hoping to see you down the road.
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Old 11-14-2007, 10:34 AM   #5
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Nice Moho!!!

Congrats on the new purchase and Welcome to the forums. Use the search feature on the tool bar and you will be amazed at all the help/info you will find on this site. Ask any questions you come up with and I think you will quickly see why we are all here. Lots of great people and lots of advice too! Again, Welcome Aboard! Happy Trails, Ed
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Welcome to the Forums. We're glad to have you with us. Congratulations on your new baby.

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