Re: [DMCForum] Where is everyone
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Re: [DMCForum] Where is everyone

OK... but not until she's done. :)


On 10/13/06, Jamie Hamlin <jamiepierce2000@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Ryan Wright <ryanpwright@xxxxxxxxx <>> wrote: On
> 10/12/06, Jack Stiefel <jack@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx<>>
> wrote:
> >
> > Not a Travco is it? A group of buddies of mine used to own ne we went on
> our guy trips
> > in before we sold it and went in on a coach bus we are enovating.
> >
> > Our Travco was a 69 if I remember right
> Yep, it's a Travco. :)
> My grandfather had this for a long time. When he died in '92, Grandma
> kept it parked out back for many years. When she was finally ready to
> let it go around '99 I bought it. Lots of childhood memories in this
> old beast.
> Unfortunately, since Grandpa was unable to maintain it after '92 for
> obvious reasons ;-), it just deteriorated. We took a couple of camping
> trips in it but found it needed so much work we had to park it. I'm
> finally getting around to taking care of it now.
> Truth be told, I almost sold it and bought a mid eighties Wanderlodge.
> I'd love a nice 40' diesel pusher. However, those coaches weigh
> something on the order of 46,000 pounds and are lower to the ground -
> good luck getting a 40 foot, low to the ground, 46klbs rig into any
> fun backwoods camping area. Whereas we've had the Travco way back into
> areas most people only venture into with 4x4s (and made it out every
> time).
> So, given that and the sentimental value, a restore it is. She's going
> to be beautiful when I'm done. Worth only a fraction of what I'm
> putting into her, too, but whatever. I'm having fun.
> -Ryan
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