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Reasons I Bought My Bluebird This is the place to list the reasons you decided to buy a Bluebird and direct others to who are considering a Bluebird.

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Old 03-04-2009
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Default Reasons we bought an SP:

Wanted a BB Wanderlodge, because they are clearly the best engineered and built coaches, with serviceable, redundant systems of quality components. Wanted to spend less than $60k. Wanted to have a rear engine for quiet ride. Wanted a modern exterior look. Wanted a light-colored interior with an open floorplan that allowed inter-action between dinette and livingroom. Wanted a single rear axle and low enough weight to not be restricted on hardly any roads. Wanted length to not restrict staying in hardly any campgrounds (especially since I was planning to add a motorcycle bumper mount!). Wanted 300 horsepower to get up a mountain (in the same day I started!) Wanted a bath that could be easily accessed from front or rear when we had guests staying on the comfortable pull-out couch. Wanted a mid-entry door, - with a screen door! Wanted the kitchen sink to face the “patio” side. Wanted a quiet, smooth, generator, far from the bedroom for boondocking in the summer in the desert. I looked at all the Wanderlodges, and discovered that I wanted an SP!
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I also liked the SP for all the reasons you stated. They are a great choice. Congrats on your choice and on your purchase.

That is what is so great about Birds they are available in all configurations, they are all tough, well made, and loaded with "extras". There is a style and model for everyone.
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Fred and Wendy,
One of the great things about a bird is the fact that things were made to be maintained. That is to say, you can repair/rebuild things and they will continue to give you years of service. Many of the other coaches have throw away components.

I would love to have an SP, but I am happy with my FC.
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Fred & Wendy,

Good choice, We have the same 300HP Cat 3208 and have no complaints.
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you know me..love the bus hated the engine

not a problem now--best of both worlds

cummins/allison and wanderlodge!
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Woody,

I like the black smoke,
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That Cummins/allison swap might be OK, personally I am planning to swap a antigravity turbo timewarp motor out of a UFO when I do mine. I want a magna flow exhaust however.
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All you need is a flux capacitor!
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Ya canna be serious Captain. Yar gonna need at least a turbo antigravity motor to getter up to warp speed, An yar gonna have to have power for the shields and da photon torpedos. A flux capacitor just wonna do, ya canna expect me to work miracles Captain. What do ya think this is Priceline. Com
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Hahaha!!
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