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How To Protect Your RV Investment. This forum is set up to discuss insurance needs, terminology & where to go to get the best possible coverage for your needs. From time to time we will discuss the issues and differences in insurance coverage. When would an appraisal be in your best interest & how often should you have an appraisal and where one could obtain a certified appraisal.

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Old 09-20-2012
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We are now getting more requests from a few banks and finance companies wanting appraisals on rolling stock, construction equipment and RVs. Schneider Finance & Fifth Third Bank is just a couple who have recently contacted us for appraisal work on repos. Up until now we have been doing most of our appraisal work here locally at home and at trade shows or at rallies. So I guess we are now offering over the road appraisal services. Recently Fran & I went to South Carolina to look at a bird for a potential buyer so maybe we ought to look into doing appraisal work on the road for other folk wanting to finance & purchase a Blue Bird. On the SC bird we did a visual inspection, heard it run, saw it move, used the generator and checked all the RV systems for functionality and wrote a report in addition we provided our client with our certified appraisal. Due to our insurance restrictions we did not do a road test, but as with our Schneider clients we can take a ride down the road with the operator. So whenever you need assistance please call on us, if we can’t help you we will be happy to find a certified appraiser for you in your area.
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John here in Bronson FL, curious if you might be in the area to do an appraisal on our 2001 LX ME? Thinking of up grading to a newer year and may try to sell this one. How popular is my model and year? What would it cost to do an appraisal so I can price this one in the ball park to sell it, if I decide to. thanks Norm Brown
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You may want to try and call John directly if you can get a number for him, I believe he is on the road south at the moment for a few appraisals in Alabama and Georgia, maybe you can twist his arm to keep coming your way.
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John,if you check in,Norm is west of Gainesville Fl a few miles.
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Norm give me a call. I have his cell phone number and will give it to you. I'm sure he won't mind. My number is up above.
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What a whirl wind appraisal trip, in Montgomery Tuesday & Atlanta on Wednesday... We are home now, approximately 1000 miles in a little over 48 hours... Both clients were great & it's always fun to see such great birds... We're tired Back to work tomorrow...
2003 LXi SS & an 86PT40 Notice the driving light modification and the addition of the lower side marker lights on the 2003.
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Fran & I went on the road again this weekend to evaluate 2 birds and what a treat it was. We went to Illinois to check out these two beauties. First was a 1986 PT36 6V92 for the new owners from Galviston, TX, Larry & Nancy Kitchel. I hope they join the forum and tell us about their trip home. While we were in the area we looked at this beautiful 1991 with a unique floor plan and added features such as duel water heaters and extra water storage.
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There's another bird in Michigan.

Well we have all heard the OTR Again this time I made a whirlwind trip to Trenton, South Carolina. I left at 6 AM on Sunday and returned home at 6:30PM on Monday. Thirty six hours and 1070 miles. I had the opportunity to look at a super nice 2000LXi with the new owner Mr. Frank Farmer of Flushing, Michigan. Frank will be online to introduce himself and his new bird. A nice guy with a great looking bird; he will be online soon to ask several questions about his new to him bird. It was a pleasure to have met Frank & we hope to see you at a rally soon. OK Pape when will we have another rally in Michigan
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There's another bird in Michigan.

Well we have all heard the OTR Again this time I made a whirlwind trip to Trenton, South Carolina. I left at 6 AM on Sunday and returned home at 6:30PM on Monday. Thirty six hours and 1070 miles. I had the opportunity to look at a super nice 2000LXi with the new owner Mr. Frank Farmer of Flushing, Michigan. Frank will be online to introduce himself and his new bird. A nice guy with a great looking bird; he will be online soon to ask several questions about his new to him bird. It was a pleasure to have met Frank & we hope to see you at a rally soon. OK Pape when will we have another rally in Michigan
Welcome & congratulations to Frank from Michigan.


Help! As suggested someone needs to take this Rally Baton.
Someone please start a thread, pick a place & they will come.

We will have a full plate after a long Fall & Winter in the Bird.
Family, chores, home, & Birds repairs, meds etc. will take priority in getting prepared for the next travel trips.
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