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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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