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Old 02-11-2016, 01:03 PM   #1
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Newbie Looking for New Motorcoach

My 70 year old sister, after visiting us in our Voltage, has decided she wants to try RVing. Lives near Smokies, so she'll use it a lot during the summer, then winter in it down in Florida. Will tow her Honda CR-V behind. Pretty handy and independent, so she'll do fine. Looking for a 25' or so A or C. Thinking of Axis (despite being a Thor product). Anyone have a suggestion or thought on a unit? Money is not a huge issue, but still important. Told her I would pick this forum's brain. Thanks in advance.
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Going to be hard to find a Class "A" 25'. Not that many made unless you go with one on a Sprinter chassis. I would look used in the 26-30' range $75-100K price? Should find some nice diesels in that range.
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Old 02-11-2016, 03:39 PM   #3
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Thanks Mike. Looking at that Axis 25.3, that is 26' which is Thor product. Thanks for the input.
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Rusty, I have a friend who has a Tiffin Allegro M/H, that is real nice and he hasn't had any trouble with it, but I haven't seen any Class A's less then 31FT
Class C's which make??
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Look for a Dynamax Isata on the 450 chassis. Very well built and come in several different configurations.They range from 25'-31'. Used would be the best option IMHO. Winnebago makes a Class A in that size range on a Mercedes chassis too.

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Look for a Dynamax Isata on the 450 chassis. Very well built and come in several different configurations.They range from 25'-31'. Used would be the best option IMHO. Winnebago makes a Class A in that size range on a Mercedes chassis too.

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The Winnebago is the Via or the Reyo if you get the Itasca version. I have seen a couple of them in person and was very impressed, they seem to hold their value relatively well too. They appear to be able to tow up to around 4,000# or a bit more. Another excellent coach in the B/C class is the Born Free, they make several units in the shorter lengths, again very well built and used is not a problem if you want to save some money.

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Tiffin Allegro Breeze comes to mind. Comes in 28 and 32 feet
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Thanks again. I've forwarded the information to her. Really appreciate the input.
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Thanks again. I've forwarded the information to her. Really appreciate the input.
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Let us know what she ends up with. I will be curious to see.

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Another thing to tell her is don't jump at the first one you like.
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Sister is putting a bid on a new 2015 Itasca 26 HE for $60 grand. It looks good to me. Is it a fair deal? They price out anywhere from 85 to 90 grand. Input on your thoughts would really put both her and my mind at ease either way. Thanks.
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Is it like this one?

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Rusty & Lynn.......is/did she look at it or buying blind????

I don't think I would ever buy an RV without inspecting it first......
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That's the one. She would be buying new after a thorough PDI.
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