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Old 08-26-2021, 08:56 AM   #1
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Hello from Sugar Land, TX

Our family has rented RVs 3 times now and our last trip this past weekend to the Frio River has convinced us that we really want to purchase our own. We have 5 kids and they have loved camping every time we have gone.
We had to cancel a couple of non-camping trips recently due to the madness going on so were convinced that RVing is the way to go for get-always for, at least, the near future. Weve got 5 years before the 4 oldest ones go off to college so we felt its now or never.
Plus being outdoors gets them away from their screens, which is always a good thing.
Were looking at a 2021 FR Vibe 26bh used but it was purchased new in April and only took 1 trip of 500 miles. We plan to make an offer of $37k. Any thoughts on whether thats a good/fair deal?
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Old 08-26-2021, 09:02 AM   #2
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Why not keep renting? My son goes on 4-5 RV trips a year of 4 days duration, mainly to Glamis dunes. It is much cheaper and easier to rent an RV. No maint, no storage fees, no cleanup, no insurance, no pmt. Something to consider.
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Old 08-26-2021, 12:57 PM   #3
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Our family has rented RVs 3 times now and our last trip this past weekend to the Frio River has convinced us that we really want to purchase our own. We have 5 kids and they have loved camping every time we have gone.

We had to cancel a couple of non-camping trips recently due to the madness going on so were convinced that RVing is the way to go for get-always for, at least, the near future. Weve got 5 years before the 4 oldest ones go off to college so we felt its now or never.

Plus being outdoors gets them away from their screens, which is always a good thing.

Were looking at a 2021 FR Vibe 26bh used but it was purchased new in April and only took 1 trip of 500 miles. We plan to make an offer of $37k. Any thoughts on whether thats a good/fair deal?
IMHO, I wouldn't pay that much for a used unit. You won't get the factory warranty since it's used and even with the current high RV prices, that price is definitely not a deal.
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Welcome to the forum. I'd be looking else where for a cheaper price. Later RJD
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