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Author Topic: Flew out and drove it home  (Read 2953 times)
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« Reply #15 on: August 10, 2011, 06:55:59 AM »

This could acually be the best post I have ever read on this site. MAde me smile.  A good, happy ending story involving a bus.  Gives hope to the rest that it can really happen!!  Congrats on the bus, looks good.

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« Reply #16 on: August 10, 2011, 10:53:43 AM »

Now your whole family are bus nuts!!! My grandsons are also  they are only 3 and 5 and know what s&s stands for and the difference .
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« Reply #17 on: August 10, 2011, 11:03:46 AM »

Nice coach, the old Classic style is far more appealing than the new one's.  (That is the way I see it)  The Grand Canyon and the ocean, first timers, incredible.  Memory makers for sure.  Not a whole lot of truck-stops in the Bay Area, you should have found some down toward Salinas or Gilroy.

Who in the world is "Don" no one ever puts up this guy's last name.  He must be the Cher of bus fame or something (when you are famous, you never need a last name, that kind of deal).

Looks like you made a good choice.  Nice clean, sharp looking ride. 

Enjoy.

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Hey Don, when you are Don Fairchild you are simply known as "The Don"
and well you on the other hand have the fame of being "The Okie"! LOL!
I'll stop now while I'm ahead!
Grin  BK  Grin

Oh and "Newell & Family" Welcome to the madness!
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« Reply #18 on: August 10, 2011, 11:41:59 AM »

What a great story and pics. Makes me feel warm and fuzzy. We have all had wonderful time on the road one time or another but this appears to be one of those "special" times.
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« Reply #19 on: August 11, 2011, 06:03:13 PM »

Nice story & congrats!
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« Reply #20 on: August 11, 2011, 06:30:44 PM »

Thank you all for the warm welcome and the wisdom on here, I have been a reader for a couple of months and what I have learned helped on the way home.
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« Reply #21 on: August 11, 2011, 06:40:29 PM »

Nice coach, the old Classic style is far more appealing than the new one's.  (That is the way I see it)  The Grand Canyon and the ocean, first timers, incredible.  Memory makers for sure.  Not a whole lot of truck-stops in the Bay Area, you should have found some down toward Salinas or Gilroy.

Who in the world is "Don" no one ever puts up this guy's last name.  He must be the Cher of bus fame or something (when you are famous, you never need a last name, that kind of deal).

Looks like you made a good choice.  Nice clean, sharp looking ride. 

Enjoy.

BCO

Hey Don, when you are Don Fairchild you are simply known as "The Don"
and well you on the other hand have the fame of being "The Okie"! LOL!
I'll stop now while I'm ahead!
Grin  BK  Grin

Oh and "Newell & Family" Welcome to the madness!


It must be nice. 

Now that my picture is no longer posted at the main post office, I discover I am not so famous, this of course, is hard on a guy, wanting to be something in a do-I-know-you-kinda-world.  I have a friend in Arizona and every time I call him he answers up .... "Okie!  How you doin' man?" and he knows my first name is Don. 

So there is credence and wisdom in what you say.

We could call these new Newell folks MIO's (Meeee-Oh's) for Made In Oklahoma.

No good huh, well whadya expect for free?

BCO
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« Reply #22 on: August 11, 2011, 09:48:34 PM »

Now that's a handsome Newell.   I really like the clean airy look inside, much more spacious-looking than most RVs and conversions.   One question  -  is that a real telephone up front next to the driver?   Does this prove what us prols have always suspected  -  every Newell comes with a butler, and it's for telling him downstairs to press your smoking jacket before you get home.   Just kidding  -  they only have a maid, don't they?

John
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« Reply #23 on: August 11, 2011, 10:41:32 PM »

JAN,

How did you locate your Newell?   Service, adds, Craig's, a friend, eBay.....?

Thanks,

John
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« Reply #24 on: August 12, 2011, 04:03:49 AM »

The phone is for the on board butler, there are three phones on a closed circute and a speaker outside with a doorbell and viewing camera. If you run out of toiletries just call Alfred.
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« Reply #25 on: August 12, 2011, 12:03:04 PM »

Hey,

Have you signed up over at newellclassic.com?  They would love to see the same post. Most of the gearheads (knuckleheads) overthere aren't too much different than here.

And before I get flamed, the boyz and girlz over there aren't the owners of the new million buck units any more than the most of the folks here don't have new Preyvoh's.

Great post.

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« Reply #26 on: August 12, 2011, 02:14:53 PM »

Congrats on your purchase!  Newell's are neat!  Love the light-colored interior, adds "space."

Now, since your daughter went with you on this maiden voyage (I'm guessing she's 14?), you've got to start teaching her on how to drive it, too.  Along with your son, when the time comes.  Mama should know how, also.

Can't you just see the look on the DMV technician's face in a couple of years when you daughter goes for her first driver's test in the Newell, rather than the family car?

Priceless!!

 Cheesy

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« Reply #27 on: August 12, 2011, 07:07:13 PM »

You got a beautiful bus. The pics are great.
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