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Old 03-21-2018, 03:08 PM   #1
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One of my relatives is looking for a used Class C RV. My RV repair shop suggested the website: CruiseAmerica.com . They rent RVís and then sell them. The RVís come with a one year warranty and are usually only 1 or 2 years old. Has anyone had experience with this company? They seem to have some nice, smaller RVís, no slides, no frills but looks good for a newbie first timer trying to see what itís all about.
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Old 03-21-2018, 05:29 PM   #2
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We looked into them about 4-5 years ago. Their MH all had 90-110k miles so we opted to look elsewhere. Yes they give you a warranty, but most are well used. Jerry
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Old 03-21-2018, 07:12 PM   #3
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Just know what you're looking for, and don't let anyone push you off into another direction!
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Old 03-21-2018, 07:33 PM   #4
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Would be very wary buying a rental. I have seen how some renters treat those rentals, and its often not pretty to watch. Also a pretty good percentage of them drive by the brail method, (clearance is good until you run into to something, then go in a different direction).
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Old 03-21-2018, 07:45 PM   #5
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Old 03-21-2018, 08:46 PM   #6
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I think it would be worth a look. But get a mobile RV repairman to go with you. It's worth the extra $$. You may find a gem or a toad.
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Old 03-22-2018, 02:03 AM   #7
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One of my relatives is looking for a used Class C RV. My RV repair shop suggested the website: CruiseAmerica.com . They rent RV’s and then sell them...


Anybody else notice that a REPAIR SHOP recommended buying a former rental RV? Who profits when the repair bills add up?

You might beat the odds, but generally speaking, you are better off buying a gently used unit direct from a seller. Having a tech look it over before you pull the trigger is great advicce!
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Old 03-22-2018, 02:25 AM   #8
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We looked at used rentals at a show about three years ago. Very plain and very basic, most smelled of a certain weed. My wife said it was cleaning products but I thought they smelled more like a Rock concert. They had them priced very near new. The ones we saw had 40k to 60k. I believe they belonged to a dealer. I may have tried to get a deal on one but my wife said "NO WAY".
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Old 03-22-2018, 03:17 AM   #9
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One of my relatives is looking for a used Class C RV. My RV repair shop suggested the website: CruiseAmerica.com . They rent RVís and then sell them. The RVís come with a one year warranty and are usually only 1 or 2 years old. Has anyone had experience with this company? They seem to have some nice, smaller RVís, no slides, no frills but looks good for a newbie first timer trying to see what itís all about.
Looked at them years ago but the mileage was really high on the units. No experience with them sorry.
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Old 03-22-2018, 03:26 AM   #10
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Thank you to the members that responded to my question: CruiseAmerica resales. This site We have a 2017 Outlaw 29h but my nephew was looking to dip his toe into the water with something smaller and used. :-) .
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Old 03-22-2018, 01:04 PM   #11
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I know that CW sells a small Freedom Elite for just a bit over 50K...

With a new rig warranty!

How much is he looking to spend?
(Sell him your 29H, and move up into a 37RB!)
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