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1978 Barth 22' A - $4000 (Depoe Bay Oregon)
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75,755 original miles
on Chevrolet 454 motor,
runs well. Great shape,
previous owner began restoration
and I don't have the time to complete.
Clean title in hand.

Brian ...
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I’m talking to the owner about this rig in an hour or so and plan to go see it tomorrow. I’ve printed the buyers checklist . How hard is it to get parts , tires for these ? I’m in love with the look of it but a bit concerned as a widow with no mechanical ability that this might not be practical for me as a full time live in . I’d welcome insights and experiencesSmiler
Will report back and update this listing after I’ve seen it
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IMHO, even if you got a coach that is in excellent shape a 42 year old coach is going to need mechanical upkeep. belts, hoses, brake line, hoses, pads fluid change, tires, etc. Most of this work can be done by any good automotive shop, but labor cost. Owning a motor coach has the expense of maintaining a 2nd home and dual axel truck. Depending on your capability is what you should judge on weather you should buy a vintage coach. The folks on this site will help if we can. I can tell you that there is always something to work on when you own one.

1986 31' Regal -1976 Class C
454/T400 P30 -350/T400 G30
twin cntr beds - 21' rear bath
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The answer depends on whether you are going to just live in it, like a tiny house, or whether you're going to drive it around. I feel the same way Craig does. The last old Barth my wife and I brought up to a dependable standard cost us over $15000 in repair costs and we did most of the work ourselves. If you're going to use it as a tiny house, buy a used trailer instead. You'll have more room

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1985 Regal
29' Chevy 454 P32
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1999 Bluebird Custom 33' 8.3 Cummins diesel pusher

Former owner 1989 Barth Regal 25'

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