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Old 07-26-2009
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Can anyone tell us in general what the height of a Bluebird is? We are wondering if it will fit under the carport in our driveway. Thanks.
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Different birds - different heights. Very unlikely to fit under a car port in general. My FC was around 11'6", my BMC is around 11'7" to top of air conditioners. Antennas are higher. The PTs are likely 12'6" or so.
If the driveway has an angle that will affect height pulling in. If you can pull straight in without turning, you can dump the air bag suspension first to lower a few inches more.

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Can anyone tell us in general what the height of a Bluebird is? We are wondering if it will fit under the carport in our driveway. Thanks.
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Dan's got it pretty well covered. A taller PT can push 13'0" with a satellite dome or storage pod sitting on the roof.
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Can anyone tell us in general what the height of a Bluebird is? We are wondering if it will fit under the carport in our driveway. Thanks.
Mike and Jana
Depends on the height of the coach and height of the carport. I had a "carport" built for my current class C at 12' height to accomodate my needs, so even though its called a 'carport', you can get them in varying heights. But if you are talking a carport built for a standard car or pickup, you won't fit most anything under there RV-wise unless its a popup.
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OK -- measured -- it won't fit no matter which one we end up with. Drat -- driveway without carport just isn't that long.
Thanks for the info.
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Chain saw, some jacks, and some 4 x 4s ought to do the trick.
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Don't think Mike would go for that -- we are putting too much effort into fixing up the house to sell to get the chain saw out! It would be a solution though.
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Does Mike still have the membership at Hart Ranch? They have a storage lot. You'd need at least one solar panel to keep the batteries up in the storage lot - don't think they have power for em.

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Don't think Mike would go for that -- we are putting too much effort into fixing up the house to sell to get the chain saw out! It would be a solution though.
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Yes, we still have the membership. Just thought it would be more convenient to have it by the house in town. We'll just have to park on the street when we want to load stuff in it. I think we can do that for a couple days, just can't leave it there permanently.

Mike said he already sold the chainsaw--so Pete's suggestion won't work.

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SOLD THE CHAINSAW!!!! What, is he sick????!!!! lol!!
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