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Old 07-06-2016, 07:43 PM   #1
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Badda-Bing, Badda-Bang, Bought A Berk!

So with the TV arguments raging… buy this truck because it has a Cummings engine!…no, no this one because it has a Allison transmission!

We finally found the dream team solution: buy a Berkshire! It has not only the Cummins ISL9 engine (450HP @ 2100 RPM, 1250 LB/FT @ 1400RPM), but sports the Allison 3000 MH 6-speed transmission– a match made in RV heaven!

Yep, pulled the trigger and signed for the new “Bear Cave” today! Looking forward to many happy years of touring the USA and Canada with the love of my life, Anne-Marie (6Actual).

Retirement for both of us comes next December so we have about 18 months to install all the mods and make furniture changes as necessary and then we hit the road Fulltime 31 DEC 2017!
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Bob & Anne-Marie [BamaBob & 6 Actual]
| 2017 Berkshire XLT 43A with Ultrasteer Tag | Blue Ox Avail + KarGard II |
| SMI AF-1 Air Brake | 2016 Jeep Cherokee Overland TOAD | Pedego Bikes |
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Old 07-06-2016, 08:06 PM   #2
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Congrats Bob. Here's wishing you both many years of enjoyment in the new rig. Welcome to the Berk family.

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Old 07-06-2016, 08:17 PM   #3
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Good luck to the both of you. Beautiful coach !!
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Old 07-06-2016, 09:40 PM   #4
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Congratulations and enjoy
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Old 07-06-2016, 10:28 PM   #5
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Looking good there Bob, I'd like to have that paint job on my Sabre! Make sure to keep it clean for inspection at BamaGanza. And a tag axle, no less.
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Old 07-06-2016, 11:16 PM   #6
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Congrats Bob! May the new Berk bring you many wonderful memories.
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Old 07-07-2016, 04:34 AM   #7
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Great looking rig. Best of luck with it.
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Old 07-07-2016, 05:00 AM   #8
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Making all of us jealous will get you nowhere Bob !!

Congratulations on the new coach anyway. Welcome to the Berk family. Always remember the total FR family. Lots of great forum contributors from all models of coaches.

I really love that paint combination.

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Old 07-07-2016, 06:00 AM   #9
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She's a beauty!!
Congratulations and happy trails in your new (not so little ; ) piece of paradise!!
(...more pictures please, can't wait to see the inside!!)
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Won't be long now for Laura and I; we will be following your adventures.

Best of luck with your new rolling home...
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