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Old 11-17-2015, 08:06 AM   #21
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Dynamax super c is under $200k as well.


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Old 11-17-2015, 08:27 AM   #22
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We traveled all 48 states in a 36' gas coach over a 3.5 year period. Most of this with two grandkids. So a gas coach will go anywhere a diesel coach will go. Actually my gas coach had more road clearance and would go many places my 40' DP won't go.

Many times we have said we wish we could of put the old gas coach on top of the DP frames we had later.

So don't think you have to have a DP. We love the Berkshire we have now but the gas coaches are just fine.

As to cost. Now is a great time to find a left over model year coach.
We bought our 2014 40' Berkshire after the 2015's were out. Paid $182,000 and then got a $10,000 rebate from Forest River.

Just a note. That was at Total Value RV in Elkhart also.

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Old 11-17-2015, 08:48 AM   #23
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Home sweet home..

Aquaman....you bought the unit you felt was best for you and I understand that...with me pulling my Harley trailer I wanted to have more pulling power..I am much older with grandkids now but still work full time. So 4 weeks a year we are headed somewhere with the legacy to do what we really like...Riding our HD's
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Old 11-17-2015, 09:40 AM   #24
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Aquaman....you bought the unit you felt was best for you and I understand that...with me pulling my Harley trailer I wanted to have more pulling power..I am much older with grandkids now but still work full time. So 4 weeks a year we are headed somewhere with the legacy to do what we really like...Riding our HD's
No doubt, but probably more like just a "little" older. If the legacy had the floorplan of our Georgetown, it would have been a no brainer!
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Old 11-17-2015, 09:43 AM   #25
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I recently debated this issue with myself, and ended up buying a gas Gerogetown. I was set on buying a diesel coach, but after weighing the pros and cons, I went gas. My reasoning was this. Floorplan was important, as we needed a bunkhouse model. That eliminated probably 90% of the models offered. My price range was under $150k, which basically kept me to a used DP (new Legacy @ $140k was a front runner) or new gas. As we are new to the motorhome scene, not full timing (have a 3rd grader), and our adventures will be mostly limited to summer break, we didn't feel that we would be taking advantage of what a DP fully has to offer. If our child, that's still at home, had been older and closer to college age, that would have given the DP a higher rating, as we would have done more traveling through the school year with just the Mrs and I. That said, we found a floor plan we love, Georgetown 364TS, and was able to get it new for just under $100k. Weighing gas/fuel prices, fuel economy, and maintenance, the difference in price/economy will go a long way for the next several yrs that we own this coach. We are sacrificing some ride comfort, possible economy (fuel price vs mpg), and drivability (maintaining speed on hills/towing), but we like our floor plan and what it has to offer over all others, cheaper to maintain, and when we use it, we are on vacation and can take our time, as we are not stuck inside of a truck for hours on end. All this said, I will end up with a DP when the time is right.
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Old 11-17-2015, 01:31 PM   #26
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No doubt, but probably more like just a "little" older. If the legacy had the floorplan of our Georgetown, it would have been a no brainer!

That GT go anywhere any other coach go. Pick the biggest hill in the U.S. It won't take you 5 minute longer to get to the top. Now you won't pass anyone going up!! And you spent $100,000 less and staying & seeing the same places the rest of us are.

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hills

MY DP was a choice based on power, gas Mileage and ability to pull my trailer up and down the hills of PA and New England..my Gas coach did fine but I do not miss the engine noise up front and making my wife and I shout at each other while climbing a hill
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That's awesome...

Although, at what point is it not " camping" anymore? Lol.




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Yes. It will get it's first test next week on our trip to NC.
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Old 11-18-2015, 12:42 PM   #30
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That's awesome...

Although, at what point is it not " camping" anymore? Lol.

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That gets me too, people drive an entire home into the forest, then claim that they are "camping". Double LOL.
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