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I was going through some of the original paperwork for our 1982 Newell today and discovered that the original date of delivery to Leonard Law of Denver, CO (the original owner) was March 1, 1982.....ironically, we took delivery as the third owners on March 1, 2008....26 years to the day after it was delivered to Leonard Law.  Our Detroit Diesel 6V92 silver edition has over 158,000 miles on her and she is still going strong.....actually, she is just barely broken in.  Leonard owned the coach for 22 years keeping it in a climate controlled barn when not in use for all for all of that time before he sold it to a man named Fred Hornbacher of Palm Springs, CA who sold it to us on March 1, 2008.  Fred stored in inside for 2 of the four years he owned it, so it has only been stored outside since 2006.....still has the original paint and awnings.......amazing!  We have been living full time in our Newell since February 1, 2011, and have been travelling full time since February 1, 2012......these Newells stand up quite well to full time use.  You can read our blog (Whatsnewell) about our full time life!

   

Clarke and Elaine Hockwald
1982 Newell Classic, 36', 6V92 TA
2001 VW Beetle Turbo
Cannondale Tandem
Cannondale F600
Cannondale Bad Boy
Intense 5.5 MTB
http://whatsnewell.blogspot.com
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Very interesting Clarke. Thanks for sharing.
Michael Day
1992 Newell 43.5' #281
NewellOwner.com
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Well built...well engineered...the very definition of "Timeless"
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