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View Poll Results: Do you own a Class B Camper Van?
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Old 05-14-2008, 06:26 PM   #21
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I had to vote "no" for now, but I hope to be the proud owner of a Sportsmobile soon. I'm currently designing mine.
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Old 05-15-2008, 03:32 AM   #22
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Yes, this is number 5...a little chevy....a Winnibego La Sharo.. a high top Frontier, A Leisure Travel and now the Pleasureway.
This one is by far the best.

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Old 05-31-2008, 03:28 AM   #23
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I had an 84 Ford E250 Falcon, but sold it a few years ago. I've been missing it ever since, so about 2 months ago I started a DIY class B with my 96 Dodge B2500 high top. Just got back from the store buying foam rubber and fabric for the bed cushions.
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Old 06-02-2008, 02:56 AM   #24
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Yes. We are using a PW Excel TD 2005 now. It take out the motel or hotel money out of our wallets. Now it's drive and snooze in the bac k.
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Old 07-26-2008, 06:38 AM   #26
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We have an 2006 Airstream Parkway (like an Interstate). It is based on the Sprinter van. We traded a Class A in for it. I really didn't like driving the Class A and my wife wouldn't drive it. We usually stay in state parks. We enjoy the Oregon coast and Lake Tahoe.
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Old 07-26-2008, 11:48 PM   #27
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I thought about that too. I had planned on buying a 19 foot Sunline to augment the van's capability. But they went out of business just about when I would have put money on the line. It had a great layout! Nice weight and quality work. So, of course, they're gone as a case, apparently, where quantity beats out quality.
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Old 08-05-2008, 04:58 PM   #28
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We are in our third season with our 2005 Pleasure-Way Plateau TS Sprinter and closing in on 30,000 miles. It is our first B. Before that we were tent campers and motel abusers in our travels.
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Old 08-05-2008, 05:06 PM   #29
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Leaving (solo) on the 8th of Aug. Will ride the Durango/Silverton narrow gage then out to So Cal to visit family.

Meeting up with an "old" HS buddy in the LA area (he's from Vancouver, Wa) - he and I will then drop in on our other HS running mate in Escondido, Ca.

From there I'll meander back home to Tejas.

The Wife, in the meantime, will be having sleep-overs and pool parties for here Bro, Nieces and their kids (that's why I'm going solo - I'm not comfortable with all "that" going on around me).

The Wife and I (and the two doggies) will head out in October for this year's BIG DRIVE (destination yet to be determined).
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Old 10-05-2008, 06:22 AM   #30
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Yes I now have a 95 Coachman with 76,000 miles. I like that I can park anywhere a car can park and setting up at the campground is just parking and setting the wheel chocks. I used to own a 15' scotty, this class b ia so much better. And when I'm out on the weekend I can just take a nap and keep on going.
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Old 10-30-2008, 06:31 AM   #31
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Yes. We have a DIY Astro van, converted 4x4, 4-5"lift kit, with GTRV pop top added.

Bought the van in Feb '08, stock, started modifying and camping right away. Will do my 10th trip in it this long weekend. Have already spent 29 nites camping in it. Many miles off pavement and 4x4 trails.

Its my Mini Me Sportsmobile.



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Also have an '06 F-150 and an '18 Prowler travel trailer, oldie but a goodie.
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Old 11-04-2008, 03:42 PM   #32
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We own a 2005 Vista Cruiser (Gulfstream Sprinter conversion). We have driven to California from our home in Cazenovia, NY and Myrtle Beach twice and camped throughout NY and Pa. I want to thank Mark for all his help as we have learned much from his threads and this forum. See you out there sometime. Bruce
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Old 11-04-2008, 07:06 PM   #33
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Previously posted that "yes, we do" - but I'm going to make a half-hearted effort to sell it ('05/'06 RT Versatile).

Will place it on our local Park & Sell lot this week - so, perhaps will change my post to "no" (?)
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Old 08-12-2009, 09:35 PM   #34
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Yes, Roadtrek 190P
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Old 12-24-2009, 03:50 AM   #35
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Yes. My first RV was a 1976 17 foot Dreamliner on an E-250 chasis. It was basic but solid. I hated the recirculating toilet and the smell of chemicals though. I sold it a bought my current B a 1990 Falcon 19. We are very pleased with the overcab sleeping and full bath room.

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Old 01-03-2010, 04:04 PM   #36
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For 2 years, I was seeking an affordable Roadtrek (that didn't have 150,000 miles on it...). In Sept. 2009, came across and bought a 1996 BIGFOOT Class B van with 35,000 miles. ( it was languishing on a consignment lot in Quartzsite,AZ. I flew down and drove it back)
Have found almost no info on them,except from marcopolo's photo thread and, through Bigfoot owner's club, found out only 63 were made in 1996 and 1997, original price $52,000. Do I have a rare van? :>)
Whenever I park it in front of my business, someone will come in and ask if it is for sale.
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Old 01-04-2010, 12:15 AM   #37
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Have found almost no info on them,except from marcopolo's photo thread and, through Bigfoot owner's club, found out only 63 were made in 1996 and 1997, original price $52,000. Do I have a rare van? :>)
Whenever I park it in front of my business, someone will come in and ask if it is for sale.
I would say yes, you have a rare van. 63 / 24 months is less than 3/month built. Sounds like it may
have been a dealer or custom order system. They (maybe) built them when they had a solid order/buyer?
I haven't had any offers on mine, but I've been asked about it a few time, and have allowed
more than one "open house" inside tour. People are just curious about how the RV stuff is
organized (crammed) in them to make them qualify as an RV, I think. Most of the people I've
shown are amazed at how everything fits, and, you can still almost swing a cat in one.
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Old 01-31-2010, 02:31 AM   #38
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Not yet, but I'm looking for one.
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Old 04-19-2010, 03:38 AM   #39
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We are the proud owners of a 2004 Roadtrek 190P Chevy for one month. Looking forward to many miles on the road.
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2004 Roadtrek 190P. Best camping purchase made in over 50 years of camping! Oh, what a perfect camper!
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