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Old 06-21-2006, 10:19 PM   #1
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Well, we woke up this morning with no thoughts of a new motor home, and wound up the day with a Crescendo 8356.

This after four years with a Holiday Endeavor 36, which has served us well. But we are planning a trip to British Columbia in July, and just decided that it was time to trade before the trip, rather than waiting until after, which had been our original thought. I think I just got cold feet about taking a home with almost 60,000 miles on it across the country and back.

We had been having our HR serviced by our Gulf Stream dealer for a couple of years now, so when we made the decision, the choice was easy. And we had also been visiting all of the models each time we stopped by his lot.

We like what we see. The quality looks pretty good, the layout is functional (with the exception of the bathroom, where we would have preferred the shower to be seperate), and we negotiated what seems to us to be a reasonable deal (net someplace around the asking price for 2005 models on RVTrader).

I am particularly impressed by the handling characteristics. The coach appears to be very stable, and the 330 Cat is quick! I'm looking forward to getting on the road with it.

We take delivery on Tuesday, and will drive to Charlotte for a shakedown. While there, we'll have our DataStorm dish installed, then drive it back to the coast.

Saturday, we leave for BC, towing our rail motorcar with us. We expect to be back after seven weeks and about 9000 miles.
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Old 06-22-2006, 03:04 PM   #2
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congradulations and welcome to the forum. I hope you love yours as much as I love mine. Good luck with it and have fun. Happy Camping.
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Old 06-23-2006, 04:21 AM   #3
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Beaufort NC, welcome to the forum and congratulations on your new rig. Let us know how things go on your maiden voyage. Take care and be sure to keep us posted as to the trip to BC!
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Old 08-17-2006, 01:56 PM   #4
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We too just bought a new Crescendo. Very sharp unit.

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Old 08-17-2006, 02:00 PM   #5
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Welcome to the forum glad to have you here,

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Old 08-17-2006, 02:22 PM   #6
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Why do I have to keep logging in? I write replies and then I'm asked to log in and log in and log in.

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Old 08-17-2006, 05:09 PM   #7
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Welcome....

I too have an 06 Crescendo 8356 and aside from a few warranty items which took GS about a month to resolve the beast runs and drives very well. For once I don't get blow off the road when a Semi passes.
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Old 08-17-2006, 07:34 PM   #8
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Best wishes on the new rig and have a great trip!
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Old 08-17-2006, 07:37 PM   #9
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Best wishes on the new rig and have a great trip!
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Carol,

Finally, someone asked about that problem. It took me months of frustration to learn to click the little box on the sign-on screen labeled something like "always stay logged in". Once you do that, the forum works very well. I always figured I was the only one who had that problem!
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