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Old 11-06-2015, 11:27 AM   #21
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Well I guess it's the old story, if you didn't pay for it with your
hard earned money why keep it up

Of course maybe the insurance company to them they had to
keep it and could not sell it for a number of years, one never
knows what the thinking was
AFAIK, they've kept up with it and it doesn't have any leaks. It just hasn't been moved in nearly 30 years.

They were debating on selling it just a couple years ago but never did.
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Old 11-09-2015, 09:39 PM   #22
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Old 11-13-2015, 08:58 AM   #23
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Our 1990 Innsbruck by Gulfstream - photo taken at Myrtle Beach in 2013.
OK, I confess, after 23 years things like the manual water heater, no slide, tiny bathroom, and crawl over your partner bed were wearing a little thin. So we gave this one away and bought our 2014 Coachmen Catalina new. I'll be 80 in another 20 years, and expect I'll get another new one then.
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Old 11-13-2015, 09:12 AM   #24
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Our 1990 Innsbruck by Gulfstream - photo taken at Myrtle Beach in 2013.
OK, I confess, after 23 years things like the manual water heater, no slide, tiny bathroom, and crawl over your partner bed were wearing a little thin. So we gave this one away and bought our 2014 Coachmen Catalina new. I'll be 80 in another 20 years, and expect I'll get another new one then.
I thought about a new one but just can't justify it. My 8 year old 5er has everything I need. It would be nice but... Probably get a new truck first. Probably cost just as much!

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Old 11-13-2015, 09:22 AM   #25
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Our 1990 Innsbruck by Gulfstream - photo taken at Myrtle Beach in 2013.
OK, I confess, after 23 years things like the manual water heater, no slide, tiny bathroom, and crawl over your partner bed were wearing a little thin. So we gave this one away and bought our 2014 Coachmen Catalina new. I'll be 80 in another 20 years, and expect I'll get another new one then.
The old Innsbruck looks like it was well taken care of !!!
Not something a lot of people seam to do !!!
I would however have painted the back bumper !!!
Just Kidding Man !!!
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Old 11-13-2015, 09:25 AM   #26
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Old 12-23-2015, 10:39 AM   #27
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We have a 2003 Chappy, I've pretty much gone through it, rebuilding, upgrading stuff
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Old 12-23-2015, 06:34 PM   #29
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Wow Lartross

Nice Chappy, great looking upgrades, I have done a few upgrades
to ours like a new roof, new vents all around and replaced all the
marker lights with LED's marker light . My next upgrades will be all
the LED's in the lights inside and Dexter E-Z flex Suspension this
spring.

I'm also thinking about a new water pump system with a small
holding tank under the sink, darn thing makes to much noise
when we are boon docking. I've put up with it now for a few
years and with the DW complaining so I may have to bite the
bullet and fix that as well.......

I believe like you I have a much better 5th wheel that what
is out there new today after seeing all the complains about
the newer ones. Of course the complainers are more than
likely 2 percent of what out there but it's always nice to see
what may happen so you can be on guard or pro active if
it starts to happen.

Stay warm and dry maybe some day we will cross path's I'm
always on the look out for older Chappy's or for that any of
the older Coachmen products
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Lartross

The other thing I noticed was that the floor plan looking forward
and toward the back looks like our 2006.

I have noticed that from about 2004 thought 2008 the floor plans
look pretty much the same with the 27ft thought the 35ft Chappy's.
Even though they may have changed colors inside and out from
year to year along with the decals.

I tried to buy the Chaparral decal for the front of ours since it is
looking sort of bad ( frayed ). Coachman parts department spent
a better part of thirty minutes looking for one while I was on the
phone, ask for my phone number to call me back which they did
within a hour. They stated that they did not have any since it
was to old, so I ask about a 2007, 2008 and 2009, they said they
had the 2009 and 2010, price was $175 even with my Coachmen
Owners Association discount, regular price was $200, ouch
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