WELCOME
PURCHASING
A
RECREATIONAL
VEHICLE
PRESENTED BY
DAVID SPARKS
WHY AND HOW
DID I GET
INVOLVED IN
RVing??????
DAVID AND DONNA’S
DECISIONS AND CHOICES
FOR YEARS WIFE HAD BEEN
WANTING TO GO TO ALASKA
MOST PEOPLE TRAVEL
BY CRUISING. AS...
DAVID AND DONNA’S
DECISIONS AND CHOICES
• TRAVELING TO ALASKA
• WE DECIDED TO DRIVE (FLY)
• TAKE OUR DOG
• RESERVATIONS
• ...
THE BIG, BIG DECISION????

AFTER LOTS OF RESEARCH WE
DECIDED TO BUY A RV TO
TRAVEL TO ALASKA
MADE
PLANNING
MUCH EASIER, .
SEARCHING FOR AND FINDING THE BEST
RECREATIONAL VEHICLE FOR YOU CAN BE
RATHER CONFUSING AND FRUSTRATING.

THERE ARE SO MAN...
TYPES OF
RV’S
A
QUICK
OVERVIEW
QUALITY

VS

QUALITY

YOU GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR

YUGO

MERCEDES
POP UP TOWED
TRAILERS

FOLD FOR LIGHTWEIGHT TOWING
FRESH AIR EXPERIENCE WITH RV
COMFORT
SLEEP UPS TO 8
TYPICCALLY COST $5,...
EXAMPLES
TRAVEL TRAILERS

WIDE RANGE OF FLOOR PLANS AND
SIZES
AFFORDABLE TO HOMELIKE
AMENITIES
TYPICALLY $8,000 TO $95,000 new
EXAMPLES
TH
5

WHEEL

SPACIOUS TWO-LEVEL FLOOR PLANS
TOWED WITH A PICKUP TRUCK
SLEEPS UP TO SIX
TYPICALLY $18,000 TO $160,000 new
TH
5

WHEELS
PICKUP CAMPERS

Mount on pickup bed or chassis
Go wherever your truck can go
Sleep up to six
Typically $6,000 to $55,000 n...
EXAMPLES PICKUP
CAMPERS
TOY HAULER RV’S

BUILT IN “GARAGE” FOR
HAULING, CYCLES, ATV’S
SLEEP UP TO EIGHT
TYPCIALLY $10,000 TO
$170,000 NEW

CAN BE
...
EXAMPLES TOYHAULERS
MOTORHOMES

TYPES
CLASS A
CLASS B
CLASS C
CLASS B

COMMONLY CALLED VAN CAMPERS
DRIVES LIKE THE FAMILY VAN (HUH)
SLEEPS UP TO FOUR
TYPICALLY $60,000 TO $130,00 NEW
EXAMPLES OF CLASS B’S
CLASS C

SIMILAR AMENITITES TO TYPE A’S
OPTIONAL SLEEPING SPACE OVER CAB
SLEEP UP TO EIGHT
MOST COMMON MOTOR HOME
TYPICALL...
EXAMPLES OF CLASS C’S
SOMETIMES YOU HEAR
THE TERM B+ VS C

B+

C
CLASS A

GENERALLY ROOMIEST OF ALL MOTOR
HOMES
LUXURIOUS AMENITIES
SLEEPS UP TO SIX
TYPICALLY $70,000 TO $500,000 NEW
EXAMPLES OF CLASS A’S
NOW LETS TAKE
A QUICK LOOK
AT BUILDING A
RV
THE MAKING OF A
MOTORHOME

CAR + HOUSE = RV
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SfuC8-c2Y3k
A LITTLE MORE ON WIRING OF
AN RV
ELECTRICAL
COMPONENTS
CAR BATTERY+
AC
FRIGE
TV
JACKS
WASHER
FANS
INVERTER
SEWER

BATTERIES HOUSE
HEATER
BACK UP CAMERA
STE...
QUESTIONS AND
COMMENTS
WHAT KIND OF
RVER ARE YOU?
WEEK-ENDERTAILGATERSEASONALFULLTIME-
TYPE RVER = TYPE OF RV

DEPENDING UPON WHAT
TYPE OF RVING YOU DO

THERE WILL BE A RV TO
MEET YOUR NEEDS!!!!
IN GENERAL
MOST OF US HAVE DONE SOME
CAMPING*
GO WITH SOME FRIENDS*
RENT AN RV*
OTHER THINGS TO
CONSIDER
COST
COST COMPARISON
CONVENIENCE
EVERYTHING YOU NEED
IS IT WORTH IT????
HOBBY WHAT’S THAT
LIFESTY...
HOW WE DECIDED ON
WHAT TO BUY
FIRST,,, KNEW ABSOLUTELY NOTHING
ABOUT Rving
SET A BUDGET OF AROUND
30K USED ONLY
AFTER RESE...
MORE ON THE BIG
DECISION
SOMETHING WE COULD DO AFTERWARDS
TO TRAVEL
UPPED THE BUDGET
WANTED SOMETHING AS SMALL
AS POSSIBLE...
QUALITY

VS

QUALITY

YOU GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR

YUGO

MERCEDES
WHY CONSIDER QUALITY
VS QUALITY

RESALE VALUE
WHY
DID WE MAKE A MISTAKE
PURCHASE ANOTHER RV
SALE GET MONEY BACK!!
DEPRECIATION
VALUE
JUST LIKE A CAR, AS SOON AS YOU
DRIVE OFF THE LOT, VALUE DROPS LIKE
A ROCK

WITH A LITTLE RESEARCH YOU ...
SOME MORE VALUE
SO BUY A CHEAPER BRAND NEW
RIG?????

OR
BUY A USED QUALITY RV
BIG, BIG, DECISION!!!
HOW WE LOOKED
OR
THANK GOODNESS
FOR THE
INTERNET
A WORD OF
WARNING DO
GET CAUGHT
IN THE

WOWEE
LETS USE THE
INTERNET
http://www.rvtrader.com/
http://www.nadaguides.com/RVs
http://www.campingworld.com/
http://groups.ya...
WHAT’S THE WOWEE?
ALL OF US HAVE
GOTTEN CAUGHT
UP IN THE
MOMENT
IMPULSE BUYING
LETS START
LOOKING
WHAT TYPE?? NO –YES NO PROBLEM
BACK TO FRIENDS OR
RENT
DEALERS
RV SHOWS
MORE TIPS
TAKE YOUR TIME
SET UP FOLDERS
TAKE NOTES
VERY HARD TO COMPARE A
PICTURE WITH ACTUAL
VISIT
TRAVELING
IN
YOUR
RV
SOME QUICKIES
http://rvparkreviews.com/

http://www.goodsamclub.com/

https://www.blogger.com/home
Flickr: Your Photostrea...
MAINTAINING YOUR
RV
A MOTORHOME IS LIKE A
HOUSE ON WHEELS,
HOW EVER THE RV IS
MINATURIZED WITH THE
SAME COMPONENTS AS A
HO...
MAINTAINING YOUR
RV
IN YOUR RV, YOU HAVE
AC, HEATER, PLUMBING,
ELECTRICAL, KITCHEN,
GAS, REFRIGERATOR, HOT
WATER HEATER, S...
MORE THINGS TO
CONSIDER!!!
STORAGE
DIY OR PAY
TRAVEL 24/7
HUSBAND WIFE FAMILY MOST
ARE BUILT FOR TWO
WOMEN AND RVING
OUR RV’S
HOW OURS IS SET UP
CURRENTLY
THE END
THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME
GOOD LUCK IN YOUR SEARCH
CONTACT ME
davidmsparks@gmail.com
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Buying an rv

  1. 1. WELCOME
  2. 2. PURCHASING A RECREATIONAL VEHICLE PRESENTED BY DAVID SPARKS
  3. 3. WHY AND HOW DID I GET INVOLVED IN RVing??????
  4. 4. DAVID AND DONNA’S DECISIONS AND CHOICES FOR YEARS WIFE HAD BEEN WANTING TO GO TO ALASKA MOST PEOPLE TRAVEL BY CRUISING. AS I EXPLORED AND DID SOME RESEARCH I STARTED SEEING OTHER OPTIONS. THE MORE YOU READ,,,,(TRUST ME) THE MORE CONFUSED YOU BECOME
  5. 5. DAVID AND DONNA’S DECISIONS AND CHOICES • TRAVELING TO ALASKA • WE DECIDED TO DRIVE (FLY) • TAKE OUR DOG • RESERVATIONS • STRICT SCHEDULE • COST • WHAT TO DRIVE??
  6. 6. THE BIG, BIG DECISION???? AFTER LOTS OF RESEARCH WE DECIDED TO BUY A RV TO TRAVEL TO ALASKA MADE PLANNING MUCH EASIER, .
  7. 7. SEARCHING FOR AND FINDING THE BEST RECREATIONAL VEHICLE FOR YOU CAN BE RATHER CONFUSING AND FRUSTRATING. THERE ARE SO MANY DIFFERENT TYPES, MODELS AND SIZES NOT TO MENTION THE PRICE
  8. 8. TYPES OF RV’S A QUICK OVERVIEW
  9. 9. QUALITY VS QUALITY YOU GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR YUGO MERCEDES
  10. 10. POP UP TOWED TRAILERS FOLD FOR LIGHTWEIGHT TOWING FRESH AIR EXPERIENCE WITH RV COMFORT SLEEP UPS TO 8 TYPICCALLY COST $5,000 TO $22,000 new
  11. 11. EXAMPLES
  12. 12. TRAVEL TRAILERS WIDE RANGE OF FLOOR PLANS AND SIZES AFFORDABLE TO HOMELIKE AMENITIES TYPICALLY $8,000 TO $95,000 new
  13. 13. EXAMPLES
  14. 14. TH 5 WHEEL SPACIOUS TWO-LEVEL FLOOR PLANS TOWED WITH A PICKUP TRUCK SLEEPS UP TO SIX TYPICALLY $18,000 TO $160,000 new
  15. 15. TH 5 WHEELS
  16. 16. PICKUP CAMPERS Mount on pickup bed or chassis Go wherever your truck can go Sleep up to six Typically $6,000 to $55,000 new
  17. 17. EXAMPLES PICKUP CAMPERS
  18. 18. TOY HAULER RV’S BUILT IN “GARAGE” FOR HAULING, CYCLES, ATV’S SLEEP UP TO EIGHT TYPCIALLY $10,000 TO $170,000 NEW CAN BE TOWED TRAILER, 5TH WHEEL OR MOTORHOME
  19. 19. EXAMPLES TOYHAULERS
  20. 20. MOTORHOMES TYPES CLASS A CLASS B CLASS C
  21. 21. CLASS B COMMONLY CALLED VAN CAMPERS DRIVES LIKE THE FAMILY VAN (HUH) SLEEPS UP TO FOUR TYPICALLY $60,000 TO $130,00 NEW
  22. 22. EXAMPLES OF CLASS B’S
  23. 23. CLASS C SIMILAR AMENITITES TO TYPE A’S OPTIONAL SLEEPING SPACE OVER CAB SLEEP UP TO EIGHT MOST COMMON MOTOR HOME TYPICALLY $50,000 TO $200,000 NEW
  24. 24. EXAMPLES OF CLASS C’S
  25. 25. SOMETIMES YOU HEAR THE TERM B+ VS C B+ C
  26. 26. CLASS A GENERALLY ROOMIEST OF ALL MOTOR HOMES LUXURIOUS AMENITIES SLEEPS UP TO SIX TYPICALLY $70,000 TO $500,000 NEW
  27. 27. EXAMPLES OF CLASS A’S
  28. 28. NOW LETS TAKE A QUICK LOOK AT BUILDING A RV
  29. 29. THE MAKING OF A MOTORHOME CAR + HOUSE = RV http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SfuC8-c2Y3k
  30. 30. A LITTLE MORE ON WIRING OF AN RV
  31. 31. ELECTRICAL COMPONENTS CAR BATTERY+ AC FRIGE TV JACKS WASHER FANS INVERTER SEWER BATTERIES HOUSE HEATER BACK UP CAMERA STERO WATER TANK HEATER DRYER LIGHTS CONVERTER WATER PUMP
  32. 32. QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS
  33. 33. WHAT KIND OF RVER ARE YOU? WEEK-ENDERTAILGATERSEASONALFULLTIME-
  34. 34. TYPE RVER = TYPE OF RV DEPENDING UPON WHAT TYPE OF RVING YOU DO THERE WILL BE A RV TO MEET YOUR NEEDS!!!!
  35. 35. IN GENERAL MOST OF US HAVE DONE SOME CAMPING* GO WITH SOME FRIENDS* RENT AN RV*
  36. 36. OTHER THINGS TO CONSIDER COST COST COMPARISON CONVENIENCE EVERYTHING YOU NEED IS IT WORTH IT???? HOBBY WHAT’S THAT LIFESTYLE BIG MISTAKE-MORE LATER
  37. 37. HOW WE DECIDED ON WHAT TO BUY FIRST,,, KNEW ABSOLUTELY NOTHING ABOUT Rving SET A BUDGET OF AROUND 30K USED ONLY AFTER RESEARCH AND LOTS MORE RESEARCH, CONFUSED OH YEAH!!! BACK TO
  38. 38. MORE ON THE BIG DECISION SOMETHING WE COULD DO AFTERWARDS TO TRAVEL UPPED THE BUDGET WANTED SOMETHING AS SMALL AS POSSIBLE BRAND NEW CLASS C,,, 48K BACK TO ??
  39. 39. QUALITY VS QUALITY YOU GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR YUGO MERCEDES
  40. 40. WHY CONSIDER QUALITY VS QUALITY RESALE VALUE WHY DID WE MAKE A MISTAKE PURCHASE ANOTHER RV SALE GET MONEY BACK!!
  41. 41. DEPRECIATION VALUE JUST LIKE A CAR, AS SOON AS YOU DRIVE OFF THE LOT, VALUE DROPS LIKE A ROCK WITH A LITTLE RESEARCH YOU CAN TELL WHICH RV’S HAVE A VALUE FOR RESALE
  42. 42. SOME MORE VALUE SO BUY A CHEAPER BRAND NEW RIG????? OR BUY A USED QUALITY RV BIG, BIG, DECISION!!!
  43. 43. HOW WE LOOKED OR THANK GOODNESS FOR THE INTERNET
  44. 44. A WORD OF WARNING DO GET CAUGHT IN THE WOWEE
  45. 45. LETS USE THE INTERNET http://www.rvtrader.com/ http://www.nadaguides.com/RVs http://www.campingworld.com/ http://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/Our_phoe nix_cruiser_rv/info http://www.yahoo.com/
  46. 46. WHAT’S THE WOWEE? ALL OF US HAVE GOTTEN CAUGHT UP IN THE MOMENT IMPULSE BUYING
  47. 47. LETS START LOOKING WHAT TYPE?? NO –YES NO PROBLEM BACK TO FRIENDS OR RENT DEALERS RV SHOWS
  48. 48. MORE TIPS TAKE YOUR TIME SET UP FOLDERS TAKE NOTES VERY HARD TO COMPARE A PICTURE WITH ACTUAL VISIT
  49. 49. TRAVELING IN YOUR RV
  50. 50. SOME QUICKIES http://rvparkreviews.com/ http://www.goodsamclub.com/ https://www.blogger.com/home Flickr: Your Photostream
  51. 51. MAINTAINING YOUR RV A MOTORHOME IS LIKE A HOUSE ON WHEELS, HOW EVER THE RV IS MINATURIZED WITH THE SAME COMPONENTS AS A HOUSE.
  52. 52. MAINTAINING YOUR RV IN YOUR RV, YOU HAVE AC, HEATER, PLUMBING, ELECTRICAL, KITCHEN, GAS, REFRIGERATOR, HOT WATER HEATER, SHOWER, TOILET, TANKS, SEWERS LOTS TO MAINTAIN
  53. 53. MORE THINGS TO CONSIDER!!! STORAGE DIY OR PAY TRAVEL 24/7 HUSBAND WIFE FAMILY MOST ARE BUILT FOR TWO
  54. 54. WOMEN AND RVING
  55. 55. OUR RV’S HOW OURS IS SET UP CURRENTLY
  56. 56. THE END THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME GOOD LUCK IN YOUR SEARCH CONTACT ME davidmsparks@gmail.com
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