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Old 11-05-2014
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Default Love me steel roof

Just musing about the bird as I spent the morning removing the mess of sealing products from the perimeter seams on the roof of my 94 Londonaire fifth wheel 38'. Heat gun, couple scrapers many tubes of self leveling RV roof sealant. Some of the seams were pretty disturbing on close examination.
Mind you, a Newmar Londonaire is as good as it gets for a SOB non metal, the motorhomes are same deal structure wise. This fiver cost 90 grand in 1994.
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$90k, plus a very competent truck to tow it...wow.
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Yeah, OO towed it with a Phord diesel dually, was active in the Newmar club scene. I bought it in Carthage MO from http://www.coachlightrv.com/ this place. OO went to a motorhome I heard. The toter knows it's there, junk weighs about 21k#s, glad it stays dormant as a 'guest cottage' @ the river.
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As an ex-Automotive and Professional Engineer( now retired ), I can tell you I have toured the Newell, Millennium, and Newmar coach plants. They all make "high-end" motorhomes, but their roofs, side walls, and even their chassis are minimal. There is no other coach, 5th wheel or any other trailer with as strong a roof as found on Bluebirds. At least I can say that is true of my 2000 LXi. It may not ride as stable as a Prevost but I know it is built like a tank.
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As an ex-Automotive and Professional Engineer( now retired ), I can tell you I have toured the Newell, Millennium, and Newmar coach plants. They all make "high-end" motorhomes, but their roofs, side walls, and even their chassis are minimal. There is no other coach, 5th wheel or any other trailer with as strong a roof as found on Bluebirds. At least I can say that is true of my 2000 LXi. It may not ride as stable as a Prevost but I know it is built like a tank.
well as a retired metal worker and semi-professional bs'er I agree with you !!! blue birds are tuff as a coffin nails mike
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well as a retired metal worker and semi-professional bs'er I agree with you !!! blue birds are tuff as a coffin nails mike
From my personal experience I can vouch for the fact that Mike has that area of expertise down to an art and should be considered a first rate professional
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