Re: Insight into new vs used prices
There's likely some element of wishful thinking on the existing owners, and then there's supply (of which there isn't a lot of) vs demand. There's also some advantages to buying used.
Buying used, there's no waiting for your rig to enter the build process, let alone the length of the build process, so there's value in that.
Somewhat less taxes and registration fees.
Even if you only save $10K off new, that buys about 2500 gallons of fuel at California prices. None of this really matters if the configuration doesn't meet your needs though.
SMB-less as of 02/04/2012. Our savings account is richer, but our adventures are poorer.