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Old 02-29-2016, 07:03 PM   #21
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Agreed! Replaced my suburban and no more potty stops! Only pull in when the RV needs to! Cost is about 3 X a nice suburban or truck and offers 10 X the convenience. I parallel park on streets and back into spaces at restaurants (overhang the grass).

Have to say I can't think of any place I wished I was in a smaller vehicle, but have been dozens of times I was glad I had the beast!




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Old 03-03-2016, 07:40 PM   #22
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I can't agree enough that these are the greatest vehicles.

I feel we don't use it enough. Some weekends when we don't have a trip, like tomorrow, I'll bring it home just to use it around town for the weekend.

And I have to say, given the option of having anything in its price range, be it a sport car or boat or whatever, I'll always choose the interstate. I have owned all types and can honestly say that my interstate comes first.




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Old 03-12-2016, 11:58 PM   #23
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No matter what kind of vehicle you choose, your kids will cherish the time you spend together. When I was small (back when the original Mickey Mouse Club was on), we usually tent camped using the family car but sometimes we had rented VW Westfalias, pop-up trailers or a full-sized van. Yes, a lot of the time it was uncomforatable but we learned to get along. I remember being hot and being cold but the memories I cherish are of the time we spent together, the people we met along the way, and how amazingly beautiful this country is.
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Old 04-10-2016, 08:18 AM   #24
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Thanks again to everyone for your thoughts and ideas. We are going for it!! Been looking a a bunch of different rigs, and we have settled on a 4x4 interstate, so we can use it for our bi-weekly ski trips to Tahoe (which is anywhere from 4 to 6 hours depending upon weather) after our summer trip is done. I believe the extra $ is worth it for extra usage. Will post some pics!
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