Driving up US I, north of Ft. Pierce the other day a coach caught the side of my eye at a RV dealership. Looked nice at 50 mph.. Stopped by later in the week to investigate and discovered a 30' diesel (Cat 3208) pusher on Gillig chassis with Elite Coach sitting on it. Pretty nice condition all around; 89k miles, smelled clean, was clean, paint was good, glass was good, didn't see any rust. Quality construction with a layout ahead of its time for 1990. It has a rear centerline queen, and a large amidship bathroom, with a very spacious shower stall, a skylight, good head room, washer/dryer, real wood floors, two chairs, and fold down couch in salon. I recommend it. Salesman said it was on consignment from a guy who now lives on a boat. Asking $24k, which in my money means $15k- your results might vary.
I know good diesel coaches are hard to find, so heads up. Google "elite 30 diesel motor home, Ft. PIERCE"
I will buy it if my wife doesn't come home from her annual trip to Europe next week, just to sit in it down in Terlingua Texas to contemplate starting to drink again, but she's coming home.
We've done the math and it's much cheaper to rock the minivan, and stay at 3 star hotels via Priceline than to buy a rv again, but some of my happiest days was as a young guy who left New Orleans in a old 57 camper (with a lb of good weed to make friends and influence others in the 70s), with a windsurfer on the roof,
who's 'weekend trip to Florida' has lasted since 1978. Good times. "Honey, I don't think I'm ever coming home, you can have everything, love you". Ah, youth and cheap gasoline.