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« on: September 27, 2010, 08:40:54 AM »

 ok plan b we found a motorhome in ashville nc called owner and sounds like a honest guy he wanted to tell me about flaws
 not hide them it needs a roof air and interier work like carpet vinal floor ect but its got a lot of good stuff and the price is
right so flying up asap hope this is the one [ dream is over ] any busnuts in that area ? that might go with me to see or ?
looks like i can make kyles rally  cross your fingers thanks john/ crown
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« Reply #1 on: September 27, 2010, 09:45:37 AM »

If this doesn't work out try going to Barthmobile.com and see if there are any for sale in the area where you are.  These were very well built, high dollar coaches in their day.
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« Reply #2 on: September 27, 2010, 10:36:00 AM »

Well lets see Ashville ain't real far from Uncle Ned, or NC Bob.

Good luck John!
I still haven't had time to go by and see if the lying Jack @$# still has his or not!
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« Reply #3 on: September 27, 2010, 11:06:24 AM »



Crown

When you get to Ashville  give me a call. Will meet you and help with the repairs.

Also you are not far from the Palmetto rally. You will find plenty of advice and stand around help. LOL LOL

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also find you a place to park and repair work on the rv.

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« Reply #4 on: September 27, 2010, 12:11:43 PM »

 My advice for what it is worth on a S&S Motorhome would be to be careful and not rush into buying anything.

  I second the earlier post about the Barth Motor Homes, very well built with aluminum siding that will take a polish.  The mid to late 70's Barths can be found for well under $10,000, usually in the $5000.00 dollar range for a well kept one, there are several on the Barthmobile.com site.
 I had a 1973 22' Barth with a 454 cChevy and a turbo 400 and it was a great little coach. Parts are available and about any shop can and will work on them. Just my 2cents worth!!

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« Reply #5 on: September 27, 2010, 12:43:38 PM »

 thanks uncle ned
 will call you when i get there
 ok hears the deal its a 98 newmar cummins/ allisom with big slide out runs great everything works but the roof air the generator
 needs a new muffler [i have one ] it was owned by a soda co. the driver got it as part of severine pay it was repainted and was
told it looks good from 10 ft the paint job has some sanding flaws the inside needs carpet vinel floor cleaning ect but was told
he would hop in and drive anywhere i have seen these on e bay from 20.000 to 30.000 true like new i can buy this for $ 7000
 [ i did not tell him i am flying up from costa rica ] told him flying up from miami [ its true i hit miami first ] he said he would pick
us up at airport and said since i am flying up he might give me a little breck on price and can make kyles rally so keep your fingers
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« Reply #6 on: September 27, 2010, 01:20:27 PM »

  Awesome. Following your experience was heart breaking, glad you were able to turn it around. Seem to be a lot of good, honest, and decent people here. I have always believed that if things are "meant"to be, they will work out, and vice versa. You were not meant to have that other motorhome. This sounds like a way better deal.
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« Reply #7 on: September 27, 2010, 01:54:32 PM »

John,
   Congratulations!!!  I hope it works out.  If you can make Kyle's rally that would be great. We plan to arrive at the cove on Wednesday, 10/6. Hope to see you and Lidia.  I know a place near Arcadia, FL that has a complete shop you can use for any repairs/modifications you want to do.  Jack
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« Reply #8 on: September 27, 2010, 02:35:20 PM »



Crown   I don't know about the terrain where you live, but flying to Ashville is beautiful.  Mountains all around. Look forward to  meeting you.

Let us know you schedule Might get with ncbob also.

I will also make you a appointment with David at davids coach and let him check out the coach. He is the best and most reasonable mech.
around.  He rebuilt my 6v92 on my coach.

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« Reply #9 on: September 27, 2010, 02:41:30 PM »

Newmar  built higher end conversions and was one ,if not the first to build slides. Good luck Bob
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« Reply #10 on: September 27, 2010, 03:56:09 PM »

 going to call owner in the morning to comferm deal before paying for tickets pulled some strings and got the dogs papers today
 made a reservacon to miami just need to book miami asheville nc and all set hey the bags are still packed looks like a plan
 going to make it this time john
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« Reply #11 on: September 27, 2010, 04:01:30 PM »


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            if you can't get into ashville I might be able to pick you up at charlotte.

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« Reply #12 on: September 27, 2010, 05:06:40 PM »

Crown... Good Luck!!!!!!and....If you have never been to Ashville NC or the Blue Ridge Mountains before, you are in for a real treat. Make sure you bring your camera.
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« Reply #13 on: September 27, 2010, 05:12:53 PM »

Crown,

This is great news!

You sure turned that lemon into lemonade.

Hope this all works out and you all have a blast.

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« Reply #14 on: September 27, 2010, 05:43:18 PM »

John,
That is awesome! Be sure to forward me some pics! I'll print them and take 'm and show them to the other butt head and thank him for helping find a better unit at a better price!
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