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Old 07-27-2015, 09:59 PM   #1
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First trip in RV!!!!

We took our new trailer out and had a blast this weekend!!! Here are a few pictures. We went to Kingsville, Tx and stayed at a new RV Park that was really really nice! AC had a real problem keeping up with the 104 degrees temp but when the sun went down, it would freeze us out. Tint and window blocks are our next mod.

Truck pulled it easy but there was some noticeable sway when it got breezy. Nothing I was concerned with but my wife and daughter definitely picked up on it. Also hit some up and down wavy roads that caused some interesting spring action.

We drove through a heavy interstate construction area that had been reduced to a single Lane with no shoulders. That was interesting. I think I understand what people mean when they claim pulling a fiver is a "better pull".














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Nice! We had a TT from1996 to 2014 but not near as nice as yours. Enjoy!
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Very nice! Glad you had a good trip.


Window awnings are a consideration, they can make a big difference.
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That yard-bird on the grill looks nice... My phone wasn't broke!


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Old 07-28-2015, 06:22 PM   #6
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Looks GREAT keep on making memories!!! Enjoy
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Nice camper... A very similar camper we are looking at is the Venture Sporttrek 320VIK... bunk house and outside kitchen and two doors are a must in the next camper. I love the Vibe as well now. :>)
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... bunk house and outside kitchen and two doors are a must in the next camper. :>)
Great looking rig. Makin' me hungry!
Yes! We love the outside kitchen and use it all the time. And the kids love bunks which also double as storage for tables and folding chairs. Would never get an RV without.
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Looks like fun to me!
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Old 08-03-2015, 11:12 AM   #10
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Second trip out this weekend!

Had even more fun due to the shade we parked under!!! Love our Vibe!
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Wow that is a nice shady spot.
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AC had a real problem keeping up with the 104 degrees temp but when the sun went down, it would freeze us out. Tint and window blocks are our next mod.
I think your travel trailer is 35' long. Very nice!

Is that just one A/C unit? 15K BTU or 13.5K BTU?

I have a 13.5K BTU A/C unit in my 27 foot travel trailer. It takes about an hour for it to cool down to 80 degrees inside when it is 105 outside (in direct sun, no shade). I consider that "marginal" performance. In a bigger travel trailer, I would want some more BTU's for air conditioning. Maybe even 2 air conditioners, but I'm just guessing. I have no direct experience with bigger travel trailers.
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Our Unit is 30.8' livable ft. From hitch to bumper is 35'. We upgraded to the 15k btu unit. It will cool the RV down to about 80 I'm 30-45mins, but 80 isn't really comfortable once you're taken setup and in and out travel into consideration.

Just tinted it 2 days ago with 20% dark, highly reflective tint. Blocks 99% of UV and 80% heat. So far they have worked amazingly well.
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Nice looking rig. I notice your slideouts don't have a cover.

A cover on those would help a lot to keep it cool inside.

As far as sway is concerned...are your truck tires at maximum pressure?

I found lower pressure on my pickup rear tires would cause more sway.
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