Type B Chapter?
Posted 19 September 2012 - 03:05 PM
My wife and I recently purchased a Type B (Intervec Falcon 190) and while we belong to a chapter, it would be nice to camp with people our own size once in a while. I am aware of the Roadtrek chapter, but we don't have a Roadtrek. Are there other Bs in the New England Area?
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Posted 19 September 2012 - 06:03 PM
Here on the FMCA Web site, on the home page click on Chapters and go to "Northeast Area." There you will find all of the Chapter in the NE. Take a look at them and you might find a Class B Chapter and if not go and start one.
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Posted 21 September 2012 - 09:55 AM
In the Northeast Area we do not presently have a Class B chapter. There are several chapters who have members with Class B motorhomes especially now as many longtime members are downsizing. You will find that you would be welcomed into them.
If you would be interested in forming a class B chapter I would be happy to assist you. Please feel free to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Posted 21 September 2012 - 10:02 AM
Thanks for reaching out on this. I don't have many folks I know that camp in Bs. I was hoping to find a group of people with similar motorhomes so that we may learn from each other. I have reached out to a couple of other chapters through the information request tool and would like to visit with them and see if they would be a good fit.
1992 Intervec Falcon 190
US Army Veteran 2002-2010
Posted 06 February 2013 - 10:59 AM
I would also like to find a Class B group that will accept off brand "B".
In June of 2012 I purchased a 2008 Krystall MH on a 2500 Sprinter chassis. The manufacturer is out of business and I would like to be able to exchange information.
I live in Southern California and it would be nice to get together 3 or 4 times a year with other Class B owners.
Posted 15 March 2013 - 08:00 PM
As a result of "harrysusa" post in another FORUM and "Bebfrench" post ... I'm thinking that maybe we can start our own CLASS B club. I have had this on my mind for some time now and have in fact purchased a domain name called: CAN-AM CLASS B RV CLUB. It's just a name right at the moment but since we have Class B owners from both Canada and the US it might be something worth following up on. Any other thoughts would be appreciated.
I also noticed that there is an informal group of Class B owners from RV.NET that have been hosting a Class B RV Rally for the past 9 years. Their 10th is scheduled for May 16-19 this year in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. I'm going and though that I would run it by the members there as well.
Information on their rally is located at: http://www.military-...0/B-10_MI.html#
I think it would be nice to be able to travel with and meet other Class B owners. Although i know we are welcome to other rallies and events ... I don't have a whole lot in common with a 40 foot Class A.
If anyone would like to contact me please feel free to do so at: email@example.com
We can certainly talk about it and go from there. Nothing ventured ... nothing gained.
Karsty (The Wandering Viking.
2012 Winnebago ERA
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Posted 05 April 2013 - 07:42 AM
Funny you should bring this topic up as I have suggested to a manufacturer of CLASS B mothorhomes, (Advanced-RV) out of Ohio to do just that. The owner is Mike Neundorfer and their web site is www.Advanced-RV.com. They build a great CLASS B for owners that are downsizing out of those 40 foot CLASS A's you refer to. He welcomes and encourages CLASS B owners to contact him with suggestions and comments. Don't let up as your idea is a super one that should not be allowed to fizzle out.
Posted 27 March 2014 - 09:02 AM
27 March 2014 9:55
Hello, Type B fans!
I'm the owner of an Airstream 190 type-B coach, and I did an experimetnal survey amongst the type-B members at the Madison, Wisconsin convention. It seems that we in our coach community are interested in a Chapter of our own, and yet the ways and times we travel in our coaches varies much more than in owners of the "big rigs". The simple fact that I am still in the "working world" means that I can't attend all of the conventions and area rallies I would like.
Perhaps, one way to form a chapter would be to set up a "community" of type-B owners in each FMCA geographic area, and then have a pool of members in that area serve as the Chapter Officers for a term. The Officers would answer to the membership via online feedback to a Web site or social-network page. After their term, members from another area would fulfil the next term.
Michael Canode, F13059S / NZMCA #19250
Webmaster, Ohio Nomads Chapter
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