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Author:  74911guy [ Mon May 01, 2017 11:54 pm ]
Post subject:  Marty Moore

My coach is in the shop for repairs and the shop tried to call Marty Moore to obtain some transfer case and differential rubber mounts and was informed he was no longer with us. The woman on the phone wasn't very helpful apparently. Does anyone know if Marty is still around and if not, what happened to his parts inventory? It would be a shame if it was languishing in a warehouse in San Diego and couldn't be accessed to help the small cadre of Revcon enthusiasts still preserving these coaches.

Author:  rbeck [ Tue May 02, 2017 5:25 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Marty Moore

I have Marty's number in my contact list. There used to be a younger man who answered the phone if I called early in the morning before Marty arrived. Haven't needed to call for about a year, (fortunately). I will be in San Diego in less than three weeks. Perhaps I can make some discrete inquiries.
The only place i found the same replacement mounting bushings was from Marty, although I didn't look very hard

RBeck

Author:  74911guy [ Tue May 02, 2017 1:42 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Marty Moore

Thanks for the note back. I have his number too so maybe I'll give it a try myself early San Diego time and see what happens.

Any discreet snooping you could do while in the area would probably be helpful to us all.

Thanks,

Jerry

Author:  74911guy [ Fri May 05, 2017 3:27 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Marty Moore

The latest from my repair shop is that Marty has indeed passed and according to what they were told, all of the inventory is now tied up in probate. So one can only hope it will see the light of day in the hands of someone willing to carry the flame.

Author:  revd2go [ Wed May 10, 2017 4:27 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Marty Moore

Jerry, I replied to your transfer case request under the flat nose classification on May 4th and have heard nothing back. I have a brand new transfer case a bought as a spare about 10 years ago that I would like to sell. It is still crated and ready to go. I can send photos. Jay Gridley 208-661-6070

Author:  74911guy [ Sat May 13, 2017 12:13 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Marty Moore

Sorry I didn't reply and also sorry I posted in the wrong section. My problem is with a slant nose 88-89 not a flat nose (brain fade). Thanks for your input but all I needed was the rubber mounts themselves. The case etc., is still OK.

My guys did find some urethane mounts to replace the old rotted rubber so I shouldn't need to replace them again. I will find out from the shop what they used so others might benefit.

Author:  Daveinet [ Sat May 20, 2017 2:47 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Marty Moore

Marvin Glenn Marty' Moore July 14, 1930 - November 29, 2016 San Diego Marty Moore was born in Arire, Idaho on July 14, 1930 to Marion & June Moore. He joined the U.S Navy in September 1947. Marty did his service time in Hawaii until December 1951. From 1952-1954 he worked in various auto body shops until opening his own "Marty's Custom Shop" in 1954. He was well known as skilled craftsman and artist with the quality of custom work he produced and took great pride in every customization. In 1968 Marty married the love of his life, Lorraine (Rundberg). They were happily married until her passing on August 17, 2015. Marty also owned "Marty Moore's Motor Home Services" until his passing of heart failure on November 29, 2016. Military services are being held on January 3, 2017 at 11:30am at Miramar National Cemetery. Services were arranged by Care Center Cremation & Burial.
Published in The San Diego Union Tribune on Jan. 1, 2017

Author:  elc32955 [ Wed May 24, 2017 11:44 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Marty Moore

Sorry to hear of Marty's passing. But, now we all have the question facing us that we knew would eventually be addressed.... 1) Disposition of Marty's Revcon parts inventory, and 2) How to ID the parts only Marty would provide (in plain white boxes, no numbers). Inner tie rod ends jogged my memory right to start with.

I'd bet the parts inventory had an extremely high book value, so anyone wanting a portion of it (or all of it) would really end up eating a poison pill. Unless it was all just sent to auction by whoever ended up with it based on his will (hoping he had one!).

Multiple ways this could go, and all not necessarily being in our favor....

Author:  DROY [ Tue Jun 13, 2017 2:10 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Marty Moore

Marty past away about 4 months ago. Don't know about inventory been trying to find out, Will post if I hear anything.

Author:  lincolnmaniac [ Sun May 27, 2018 5:44 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Marty Moore

this is sad. Marty was so helpful whenever i called him......usually he suggested a locally available off the shelf part when i needed something.
any updates on what has become on the parts?

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