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Prevost is a lonely ownership that depends on specific shops for the system repairs. You can get some help on the 2 owners groups however you will find it to be the most expensive to own off the 3 chooses on your list .

Newell is an odd ball coach they also have an Owners group but no where as deep as the BB.

10 years is a long time with a growing family . The only thing or person I kept for that long has been my wife and a dog Not sure how old your children are but come HS you better be in one spot hahaha I found when those days roll around the coach is a vacation and get away spot for mom and dad Again keep us along for the ride we Love helping others spend $$$$

I have found the prevost group on FB to be pretty active. I have not ventured into Prevost forums. I figure any of the options will be me fixing issues that arise. The newell group is pretty slow, they have factory support that it appears people depend on.

My kids are 5/6
I have kept one very fast race car for 10 years, and it might get sold. I just want less things to take my attention.
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How does the Wanderlodge stack up to the Prevost?
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How does the Wanderlodge stack up to the Prevost?
Its early,so i will make some bacon flavored popcorn!
Popcorn anyone?https://www.wanderlodgeownersgroup.c...ons/icon10.gif
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How does the Wanderlodge stack up to the Prevost?
Its early,so i will make some bacon flavored popcorn!
Popcorn anyone?
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Its early,so i will make some bacon flavored popcorn!
Popcorn anyone?https://www.wanderlodgeownersgroup.c...ons/icon10.gif
I was hoping to tag AL, I was hoping for a link to read stuff
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I was hoping to tag AL, I was hoping for a link to read stuff
Al is a good one to ask,so is Ernie,if hes up and around.
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Al is a good one to ask,so is Ernie,if hes up and around.
here is my take Prevost is an over the road bus built to haul 45 people very comfortably around the country. Converters take the shell and compete to sell them to the wealthy potential buyers.

They are a high Maintenace unit when your goal is to run 35-50k miles a year. You going to pay 2x or maybe 3x more for the Prevost than a BB when we are talking Apples to Apples year and condition.

I think Ernie and Randy left out Chip and I will agree it is the wonder lodge community that sets them apart. You show up at a rally and there are many around the country and you are instant family. And just like family you may not like all of them but they might not like you either and that's fine because there is always someone else to like

In fact if no for my wife I'm not sure i would have been allowed back in , just ask Murphy lol seriously you will find the community the real value of owning a BB . Well that's my take on it after owning them both .

Now how about some cheddar pop corn for us Vegetarians
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You ask about the Prevost vs a 31 fc....

I have owned both. Drove the Prevost 1998 with 5 band members and a master bed room for 5 years... sold it with more than 1,100,000 miles on it and it was mechanically as good as it was new. it had the series 60. I loved it.

Same quality as the blue bird... just as expensive to maintain.

I drive the blue bird now.

My suggestion is to buy a good prevost for under 100k and sell me your blue bird. I am looking hard to buy another 31 footer... it is the best small bus ever made and I want another one. That is a priority for me.

Both are wonderful busses... equal quality.
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Isaiah
You ask about the Prevost vs a 31 fc....

I have owned both. Drove the Prevost 1998 with 5 band members and a master bed room for 5 years... sold it with more than 1,100,000 miles on it and it was mechanically as good as it was new. it had the series 60. I loved it.

Same quality as the blue bird... just as expensive to maintain.

I drive the blue bird now.

My suggestion is to buy a good prevost for under 100k and sell me your blue bird. I am looking hard to buy another 31 footer... it is the best small bus ever made and I want another one. That is a priority for me.

Both are wonderful busses... equal quality.
I have a 31 springer on BBBB,newer turbo engine,new genny,all the good stuff.
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Isaiah
You ask about the Prevost vs a 31 fc....

I have owned both. Drove the Prevost 1998 with 5 band members and a master bed room for 5 years... sold it with more than 1,100,000 miles on it and it was mechanically as good as it was new. it had the series 60. I loved it.

Same quality as the blue bird... just as expensive to maintain.

I drive the blue bird now.

My suggestion is to buy a good prevost for under 100k and sell me your blue bird. I am looking hard to buy another 31 footer... it is the best small bus ever made and I want another one. That is a priority for me.

Both are wonderful busses... equal quality.
Well my BB will be for sale soon. Just got back from a 1400 mile trip. I will be listing for $20000. Its 135k on the 3208, just had the steering gear and powersteering pump rebuilt and it has no air bags
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