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Happycampers 07-12-2006 07:21 PM

We bought our 1979 Argosy 30ft. for $1500.00 here on the forum classifieds from a few pictures in Feb. picked it up on the way home from Florida in April. The only thing that dosen't work is the 8 track. Had to tow it across Hwy. 50 in West Virginia, that is some winding road.

Coastalview 07-12-2006 09:26 PM

We paid $4,500 for ours in the summer of 2002, sight unseen on ebay. Came with new tires and two new deep cycle rv batteries installed, otherwise completely original with everything still working. She's no show queen, a few beauty marks, but is rock solid and shows no signs of any leaks. As for maintenance costs to date? $20.00 on a used electric heating element for the refrigerator. Been cheap to keep. :)
We are heading out tommorrow for several weeks of boondocking in the Cascade Range. Jeff

welld.geo 10-17-2006 05:52 PM

Sometimes high, sometimes low.
 
We paid $3,500 for our 31' Sovereign from a fellow teacher here in town. The more I look at it in the drive, the better that price sounds. The more digging around I do on it, the higher it feels. Go figure...:blink:

aztlanco 10-17-2006 06:18 PM

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Originally Posted by welld.geo
We paid $3,500 for our 31' Sovereign from a fellow teacher here in town. The more I look at it in the drive, the better that price sounds. The more digging around I do on it, the higher it feels. Go figure...:blink:


i agree!!!! They just keep going up in value all the time, so from a point of investment,, they yield good returns. The new ones are are just too pricey and they devaluate when new for a few years before they start to go up in value.
Ernie
'58 Traveler, 18ft.;)

tbrom 10-17-2006 07:08 PM

We stole ours for $500. As I continue to work on it the "fix up" price continues to rise. I still feel we got a great deal. It is all original and every thing works(the toilet needs some parts and the AC is untested) I needed a new project with all the spair time I have between my job, coaching and raising a family! It has also served to clean up all the extra stacks of money that have been cluttering up the house.
Tbrom

rolwil 10-17-2006 07:19 PM

My stepgrandpa died no he didn't leave it to me, he left it to my step uncle and step father, they didn't want anything to do with it sooo..they gave /offered it to me...1974 AS sovereign in disrepair for 6 years some had considered it abandoned, north of Yreka, CA
So Free w/back registration and repairs that I do/and don't even know about.

Cost to move it home to Central Valley-
$1000.00 gas/rental etc, and the man I thought was my boyfriend... ya he said he was at one time. But made it clear on the trip no longer.

All my nightmares coming true and I'm trying to move into it.

enduroryda 10-17-2006 07:28 PM

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Originally Posted by tbrom
We stole ours for $500.

We didn't get quite that good of a deal but a wise man once told us upon entering ours, "You should be paying a fine for stealing this" ....a classic line I might add ;):D

dmaiden 10-17-2006 09:37 PM

$900 for a 63 Flying Cloud.
$1 for a temporary tag to haul it home
$85 in gas for the trip

Spiders and rat droppings: Priceless.

rolwil 10-17-2006 09:53 PM

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Originally Posted by dmaiden
$900 for a 63 Flying Cloud.
$1 for a temporary tag to haul it home
$85 in gas for the trip

Spiders and rat droppings: Priceless.

Look closer, You may find a carcass in a cubby.. of what? Who knows, but it could be bigger than a rat! Dead under a carefully made bed... by who/what? Who knows...Now that's priceless.
Then being beaten back to the house by the huntress kitty...just as freaked out by the finds!!

Neophyte 10-17-2006 10:37 PM

$5k for a '67 Tradewind. $1.5K in new matresses & upholtery, $.4K tires, $1K miscellaneous (mostly Vulkum) and it's the best $ I've ever spent on a hobby.

Love my "Silver Dollar-sucker".

klattu 10-17-2006 11:41 PM

$15,000 for a 1989 '345' in September 06'
Came with new tires, fridge and batterys.
Missing ice maker.
All the water lines need those dang plastic fittings swapped over to brass.
Camera, thermometer are not working.
Everything else is ready to go...and we can't wait.

klattu 10-17-2006 11:43 PM

Oh yes...
Everyone in the neighborhood knows we got one, (something, they are not really sure) from the guys at auto parts to KFC joint.

Fyrzowt 06-16-2007 08:22 AM

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Originally Posted by Neophyte
$5k for a '67 Tradewind. $1.5K in new matresses & upholtery, $.4K tires, $1K miscellaneous (mostly Vulkum) and it's the best $ I've ever spent on a hobby.

Love my "Silver Dollar-sucker".

That's a LOT of Vulcum :D

SafariSS 06-16-2007 12:27 PM

05 Safari LS Bunkhouse 30
 
List 61,200

sell 44, 600

these things did not sell real good.

Tinsel Loaf 06-16-2007 07:26 PM

Compaired to what the cost is today and the way she shines inside and out it seems like it was a steal.

Marti 06-17-2007 12:24 PM

got ours for 500 hundred too....
very GOOD DEAL I think... since everything works..

Marti 06-17-2007 01:20 PM

Mine is now up for sale... after all the hard work in finding the decor online, new mattresses and new curtains... my husband decided he wants a Class C RV.. so if anyone is interested in mine I have placed an AD just today, and I also have it on Ebay.

When it goes I sure will miss the forums, and all the lovely people I have met here.

bigeasy63 06-18-2007 06:56 AM

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Originally Posted by dmaiden
...Spiders and rat droppings: Priceless.

...wasps, (not the black sissy ones, but the red kamikaze dive bombers:ninja:),black ants, and 100's of little rolled up balls of insulation which I am assuming made a nice condo for Stuart Little.

$2K for a 1963 overlander. In my opinion...worth every penny!

tslanier 06-18-2007 07:11 PM

More than I'd planned, but with no regrets!
 
Our first travel trailer adventure began with an Airstream last summer. We have spent more than we had planned on upgrades plus a capable towing vehicle, but we are enjoying it more than we had thought as well. We have no regrets.

flyfisher 06-24-2007 01:42 PM

And the beat...er, poll, goes on...

I see that I'm way in the minority, paying over $50,000 for our bucket of...

well, let's just say that after 3 years of ownership it was a LOT more than it ever was, or ever will be, worth.:(

John


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