As I was forewarned, the used inventory at Bankston is piteously low. Even the new rig numbers are at low ebb. It turns out that the lady who promised to contact the older couple with the "um, Dynamax, maybe?" did contact them (but not me). They have decided not to sell, apparently. She promised to call them again yesterday and let me know. I haven't heard from her and expect I won’t ever again. The salesman proper wasn't interested in talking with me at all - not even in a cursory hey-how-ya-doin'-type way. Not even after I uttered the words: "I'm ready to buy". Geez, I thought, if that's how they treat you before they get your money....
Second stop: Camping World in
There was hope in my heart when I got out of the car and saw this:
But then I saw the sign reading “EMPLOYEES ONLY” and realized I had stumbled upon the rigs waiting to be worked on – not waiting to be purchased. (That
I expected a dazzling showroom like the one in
Third stop (unless you count
There was a RoadTrek 210 on the lot that was much less claustrophobic than the 190 that we drove in January. In fact, it was downright roomy and a dream to drive/park. Alas, it was new and priced accordingly. There was also a very fetching Jayco GreyHawk but, at 26 feet, just too massive. And it was new too so I didn’t even ask the price. I left my card and wish-list with the nice lady. What do they do with that contact info anyway? I’ve never had any salesperson follow up.
Here's what I’ve learned – no matter the specs, year, model, make, or mileage, you don’t know until you walk in the door. I’ll know it when I find it.
I hope it doesn't leak.
My next move is to squeeze in some time over the coming weeks to travel to the Camping World in
CW/Woodstock currently has 3 pre-owned units that fit my requirements:
2005 Chinook Glacier LE
2005 Winnebago Aspect 23D
2006 Gulfstream BT Cruiser 5231