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Author Topic: Dallas's Shindig in October  (Read 10127 times)
Ace
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« Reply #30 on: May 25, 2006, 12:07:00 PM »

WOW 14 feet high! Isn't that above the legal limit or is there even a limit? Aren't most overpasses 13'6"? Hope he gets plenty of warning before getting to a hole too small! Smiley

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« Reply #31 on: May 25, 2006, 12:13:39 PM »

OK, guys.
I sent out about a dozen messages last night about having the next Get together October 5-8.
I recieved affirmative confirmation from most of them. A couple of the others weren't sure. I haven't heard from one or two yet.
The date was picked because that's the only time Cat can get vacation time plus Jack and Paula will be coming up.
Anybody have any Input?
If there is enough, I'll split this off into a separate topic.
Let me know!
PLUS,  I'm gonna need some help on this one. you, you and you..... just volunteered!

Thanks
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« Reply #32 on: May 25, 2006, 03:12:44 PM »

There's really not a lot of discussion on who's coach is higher....at 14', Cliff has got the title of "Tallest Motorhome" on the East Coast.
Cheers, JR Cool

Ok JR,

I suspect that 14' comment was a trick to get me to give you the actual height prior to the "Height Off" in October.

I will play along. So I went out and measured it, Normal full suspension, 12' 10" at the tallest point

Since its highest at the rear a/c, I may put a little wheel bearing grease on top of it, just in case of a tight squeeeeeeeeeeze.... Grin

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« Reply #33 on: May 25, 2006, 03:16:29 PM »

Ok that's better! Mine is 13'4 as it is nowaired up but after the NEW LPR dish/dome comes and is installed I should be around 13'6" so count me in for the "HEIGHT OFF"... Smiley

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« Reply #34 on: May 25, 2006, 03:22:03 PM »

Ace,

At 13' 6" I wouldn't bolt the dish cover on too tight.

One bump in the road and ooooops Shocked

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« Reply #35 on: May 25, 2006, 03:25:06 PM »


My Mini-Me is 6' 8"

Can I play tooooo

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« Reply #36 on: May 25, 2006, 03:26:26 PM »

Yea Cliff I know what you mean but I have a test pilot out on the highway doing all the testing for me before I attempt anything stupid and so far he has only encountered some kind of power pole on the side, I think! I cringe everytime  get a cloud or darkness overhead but one thing it has done is it makes your butt cheeks tighter and at my age, that's a good thing!

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« Reply #37 on: May 25, 2006, 06:07:37 PM »

Steve,

Sure you can play! Grin

Of course everybody should remember being tall is not always an advantage.

JR's and my discussion was about " I don't want to be the tallest" Tongue

Ace,

I know what you mean.

I was happy as a lark until everybody kept asking how tall I was. Roll Eyes

Well if 13'6' is the highest you should be I will at least stop the redesign of the second story Wink

See you guys on the road.

Cliff


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« Reply #38 on: May 25, 2006, 06:11:58 PM »


I will play along. So I went out and measured it, Normal full suspension, 12' 10" at the tallest point

Since its highest at the rear a/c, I may put a little wheel bearing grease on top of it, just in case of a tight squeeeeeeeeeeze.... Grin
Cliff

Yep. That's about what I figured after a little cyphering. May want to consider some little wheels on the AC housings rather than wheel bearing grease! Wink
My unraised-roof MC9 is only 12'4" aired up. 11'7" un-aired.
I don't do "buttcheek" exercises every time a bridge appears. At my age that could be hazardous.....clearly unbecoming! Anyway, by the time I can read the damn signs, the roof would be gone. Got to be safe.
I'll come down on Thursday and help out. I'll ride the golf cart around...with the cooler on the back. Dallas showed how that works! That'll free up some time for someone. Grin
Oct 5th thru the 8th works fine for us'ns. Should be nice down there that time of year.
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« Reply #39 on: May 25, 2006, 06:16:49 PM »

JR,

"SHOTGUN" on that golfcart.

After all, I wouldn't want you taking your hand off the wheel to get a beer. Wink

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« Reply #40 on: May 25, 2006, 07:02:26 PM »

There's really not a lot of discussion on who's coach is higher....at 14', Cliff has got the title of "Tallest Motorhome" on the East Coast. My MCI is less than 12' to the top of the ACs when the suspension is deflated.
Regarding airbag max air pressure test...I'll just sit back (while doing some consuming) and watch ya'll do the airbag inflation thing. That should be interesting! Shocked
Cheers, JR Cool

Dude 14' tall? Hey Cliff if I ever catch up with ya goin' up the Hwy please don't be offended if I pull up next to ya and wave then mash the gas and get in front of ya before procede'n along with ya. 1st because the legal maximum interstate truck height is 13'6" unless permitted and escorted with a heighth pole with all kinds of detours, 2nd because my Setra is all glass in the front from 4' up to 11'9" and if you knock somethin off I don't want it come'n thru all that glass an hurt'n someone! LOL
Wow man I thought I could get of the porch and play big dawg for a minute or 2! But mine is 11'9" normal ride height and the way I got my bags rigged I can drop it 11" (but ya scrape the smallest pebbles and feel 'em too when in "Ground Scrape Mode") or I can make it raise 15" for a total of 13' high and some awsome bumper/ground clearance space but I guess I'll stay home and wait for the reports of a bus knoking kids outta their tree houses and a bus stuck to the ground that can't get up for some reason! Ya'll don't play fair an I'm gonna tell the moderators on ya! LOL Knuckle!
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« Reply #41 on: May 25, 2006, 07:15:17 PM »

BK,

See how that JR has stirred things up Shocked

My GMC's actually only 12'10". Roll Eyes

Of course I understand why a MCI guy would LOOK UP to me Grin

Cliff
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« Reply #42 on: May 25, 2006, 07:20:32 PM »

Opps! ok I should have read farther before that last post! LOL! But now we could see who has the best suspension travel while playing with the bags, I'll put my $ on my independant front suspension any day! LOL I may not have the fanciest or nicest or even biggest coach and well it ain't even converted yet but it sure rides like a dream! I've had people say it rides better 'n a new H3-45 and I know MCI can't touch it (before anyone thinks I'm slamming MCI, I'm not we run 1 of them too!). I just know that out of all the coaches I've ever driven Setra rides the nicest with Eagle right there close after that it's pretty much a toss up between anything made in the last 5 yrs!
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« Reply #43 on: May 25, 2006, 07:28:15 PM »

BK,

See how that JR has stirred things up Shocked

My GMC's actually only 12'10". Roll Eyes

Of course I understand why a MCI guy would LOOK UP to me Grin

Cliff
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Cliff I know how ya feel us Setra guys get all the time too! and I'm 1 step ahead of ya I just put my flame resistant racing suit on! Cause when ya got the POWER ya never know when ya gonna need it! 550HP DDEC 8V92 ! Yeah BABY thats what I'm talkin' about! Pass'n everything but a fuel pump! (ohh ok since the price off fuel has gotten so riddiculous I have learned what the right lane feels like and even found out I can get 6 MPH instead of 3! LOL Dad wants to put a spy on the bus to figure out how I've doubled my MPG! But I'll never tell 'cause then they'll expect it all the time! LOL
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« Reply #44 on: May 25, 2006, 08:42:07 PM »

Hey Cliff, you planning on a return trip to Timmonsville in October? We're planning on it now and if things work out ok, how about us meeting up somewhere in Bushnell and travelling together? Just a thought on this end!

We have plenty of time to make plans!

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