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One warning about NV.. Each county is different.. Clark County I priced the cost there and dang near needed to change Undies.


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If your motorhome is 11 years old or older, Montana will allow you to have PERMANENT license plates. It will be pricey the first year, but after that there will be no renewal for as long as you own it!
My coach has the PERMANENT plates. IIRC, it cost me less than $300.
This year, since we plan to keep the car and the truck for several more years, I might spend the money and get the permanent registration on both of them.


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Posted: 01/24/18 07:27pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

License/Registration fees...........only a very small part of FT costs

Vehicle Ins
Medical Ins
State/Fed Taxes
Domicile State
ETC

Look at the WHOLE picture not just one component


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The absolute best deal is Alaska...if you're a resident and over 65. The registration is FREE and the plates are permanent. This applies to one vehicle per person. So, I register the MH for free and my wife registers the toad for free.

I don't know how long this will last as the State is flat broke!

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cost of plates would not head my list of potential full time residency states.
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Texas varies by county and vehicle value. In Bexar county my 1995 Winne Brave was 115 per year, my 2012 Ram is 85 per year.

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It has always been a mystery to me why a person would decide to purchase a pricey RV, live in their state of residence and expect not to pay the going rate to put that state license on their vehicle.
Kinda like cheating in my way of thinking! If you have the funds to buy an expensive rig you should have planned for whatever the fee is to license your choice of rv.





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1mtnman wrote:

Kinda like cheating in my way of thinking! If you have the funds to buy an expensive rig you should have planned for whatever the fee is to license your choice of rv.
x2.

If this is about retirement, perhaps OP should wait until he can afford to. Like it's said.. "running out of money when you're old is brutal."

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1mtnman wrote:

It has always been a mystery to me why a person would decide to purchase a pricey RV, live in their state of residence and expect not to pay the going rate to put that state license on their vehicle.
Kinda like cheating in my way of thinking! If you have the funds to buy an expensive rig you should have planned for whatever the fee is to license your choice of rv.


Yep, you got it right.


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Ozlander wrote:

1mtnman wrote:

It has always been a mystery to me why a person would decide to purchase a pricey RV, live in their state of residence and expect not to pay the going rate to put that state license on their vehicle.
Kinda like cheating in my way of thinking! If you have the funds to buy an expensive rig you should have planned for whatever the fee is to license your choice of rv.


Yep, you got it right.


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For full timers everybody, unless they are stupid, seeks out the best location for them to have as a home base. this is based on many factors and I would not consider the annual cost of a license plate to be a make or break issue.
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