Hey anybody! How old does ur Rv have to be to be considered Vintage??????? Also if ur Rig isn't vintage can u still attend the vintage get to gethers????

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Comment by Angel on August 7, 2012 at 10:20pm

btw - my coach is a 1985 Holiday Rambler AlumaLite XL 27 years old. There are some firsts with this coach (the shark front design that became popular) and HR was a pedigreed builder (the last year before HR was bought by Harley-Davidson)... but I look at some of the others and although I really like what I have, there are others that really scream vintage. Also, how do you categorize the homebuilt ones like Jay and Maggie's magnificent tube camper? (rhethorical - not at anyone...) It's an instant classic...

Comment by LuvtoCamp on August 7, 2012 at 8:50pm

I agree with you Angel.  In the official world of vintage plates, the powers that be have specs that must be met and they are very picky. ( We tried to get vintage plates on a motorcycle but needed an emblem.  In the world of RV parks, I hear their cut off age is 10 yrs. What? Get real, many of us either aren't rich or want to be in debt. 

Now I found this site, wanting to fit in since my moho is considered older, I find so many beautiful truly vintage, fine looking classics.  Now my moho just plain feels dumpy.  Do I fit in anywhere lol? I am just happy to cruise along on our trips to see another oldie and say hey there goes another oldie. Sometimes we feel few and far between.

Comment by Angel on August 7, 2012 at 11:18am

I'll chime in.... Lots of things become... or try to become vintage - not just old... guitars, cars, guns, etc... But although there are quantified age definitions - I'm not sure that just because something is greater than X years old - that means it's Vintage or Antique - sure, at a minimum , maybe - but mostly it's just old.... 

All that said, here are some other considerations to define "Vintage" - a class, quality or style of an item that is no longer manufactured; An iconic look or engineeering example.

Using those concepts - the circle for Vintage widens.  In wine (or beer) making, a vintage is equal to a "harvest to table" cycle year.  That too doesn't immediately pass accolades - just birthright.

So, to me, vintage may be defined as beauty often is - "in the eye of the beholder".

Also, anyplace that would not let me in because of my coach  - whether a "vintage" rally or a "prestige RV park" is definitely not somewhere I want to be anyway... 

Neither I nor my coach are vintage - we're just getting older.... :) - but "It's All Good"...

Comment by sherry Hill on August 7, 2012 at 9:40am

Thanks,  thats what I think too. so I don't have long to go. hoping I can get an antique tag.

Comment by LuvtoCamp on August 7, 2012 at 12:27am

In cars and motorcycles its 25 yrs, so I'd assume its the same with RV's.

Comment by sherry Hill on August 3, 2012 at 11:49am

I've got a 1995 21ft fifth wheeler. It is rare because it is so small. With no popouts. It is the smallest one I've ever seen. If it's not rare I haven't seen one before. I would love to keep it until it does become vintage. It's also in like new condition...

Comment by Jimco_W001 on August 3, 2012 at 12:32am

I like all the American made RV's and any year is always welcome at the Jimco Jam Event.

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