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  • 1. WELCOME
  • 2. PURCHASING A RECREATIONAL VEHICLE PRESENTED BY DAVID SPARKS
  • 3. WHY AND HOW DID I GET INVOLVED IN RVing??????
  • 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. 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. THE BIG, BIG DECISION???? AFTER LOTS OF RESEARCH WE DECIDED TO BUY A RV TO TRAVEL TO ALASKA MADE PLANNING MUCH EASIER, .
  • 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. TYPES OF RV’S A QUICK OVERVIEW
  • 9. QUALITY VS QUALITY YOU GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR YUGO MERCEDES
  • 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. EXAMPLES
  • 12. TRAVEL TRAILERS WIDE RANGE OF FLOOR PLANS AND SIZES AFFORDABLE TO HOMELIKE AMENITIES TYPICALLY $8,000 TO $95,000 new
  • 13. EXAMPLES
  • 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. TH 5 WHEELS
  • 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. EXAMPLES PICKUP CAMPERS
  • 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. EXAMPLES TOYHAULERS
  • 20. MOTORHOMES TYPES CLASS A CLASS B CLASS C
  • 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. EXAMPLES OF CLASS B’S
  • 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. EXAMPLES OF CLASS C’S
  • 25. SOMETIMES YOU HEAR THE TERM B+ VS C B+ C
  • 26. CLASS A GENERALLY ROOMIEST OF ALL MOTOR HOMES LUXURIOUS AMENITIES SLEEPS UP TO SIX TYPICALLY $70,000 TO $500,000 NEW
  • 27. EXAMPLES OF CLASS A’S
  • 28. NOW LETS TAKE A QUICK LOOK AT BUILDING A RV
  • 29. THE MAKING OF A MOTORHOME CAR + HOUSE = RV http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SfuC8-c2Y3k
  • 30. A LITTLE MORE ON WIRING OF AN RV
  • 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. QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS
  • 33. WHAT KIND OF RVER ARE YOU? WEEK-ENDERTAILGATERSEASONALFULLTIME-
  • 34. TYPE RVER = TYPE OF RV DEPENDING UPON WHAT TYPE OF RVING YOU DO THERE WILL BE A RV TO MEET YOUR NEEDS!!!!
  • 35. IN GENERAL MOST OF US HAVE DONE SOME CAMPING* GO WITH SOME FRIENDS* RENT AN RV*
  • 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. 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. 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. QUALITY VS QUALITY YOU GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR YUGO MERCEDES
  • 40. WHY CONSIDER QUALITY VS QUALITY RESALE VALUE WHY DID WE MAKE A MISTAKE PURCHASE ANOTHER RV SALE GET MONEY BACK!!
  • 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. SOME MORE VALUE SO BUY A CHEAPER BRAND NEW RIG????? OR BUY A USED QUALITY RV BIG, BIG, DECISION!!!
  • 43. HOW WE LOOKED OR THANK GOODNESS FOR THE INTERNET
  • 44. A WORD OF WARNING DO GET CAUGHT IN THE WOWEE
  • 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. WHAT’S THE WOWEE? ALL OF US HAVE GOTTEN CAUGHT UP IN THE MOMENT IMPULSE BUYING
  • 47. LETS START LOOKING WHAT TYPE?? NO –YES NO PROBLEM BACK TO FRIENDS OR RENT DEALERS RV SHOWS
  • 48. MORE TIPS TAKE YOUR TIME SET UP FOLDERS TAKE NOTES VERY HARD TO COMPARE A PICTURE WITH ACTUAL VISIT
  • 49. TRAVELING IN YOUR RV
  • 50. SOME QUICKIES http://rvparkreviews.com/ http://www.goodsamclub.com/ https://www.blogger.com/home Flickr: Your Photostream
  • 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. 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. MORE THINGS TO CONSIDER!!! STORAGE DIY OR PAY TRAVEL 24/7 HUSBAND WIFE FAMILY MOST ARE BUILT FOR TWO
  • 54. WOMEN AND RVING
  • 55. OUR RV’S HOW OURS IS SET UP CURRENTLY
  • 56. THE END THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME GOOD LUCK IN YOUR SEARCH CONTACT ME davidmsparks@gmail.com