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Old 03-16-2012, 01:05 AM   #1
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Hi! I'm from south western KY and my husband and I are the proud new owners of a 37 ft elite special edition TT. We are looking to purchase a dodge 3500 diesel dually 4x4 tomorrow to pull it. We have 10 children so we need a big camper lol! I know nothing about rving and need all the help we can get. We need to know what kind of hitch or ? Hitch head? And sway bars we need? I also have tons of questions about my TT since it doesn't have any holding tanks. Help! We are in process of remolding to suit our enormous family's needs ( building bunks to sleep everyone and making living space). Thanks in advance. Please overlook my lack of knowledge as I begin this new adventure!
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Howdy and welcome to the forum. Glad you joined us. Congrats on the new TT and hope you really enjoy it. Enjoy your travels.
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Well we got the dually! Loving it! That big boy ought a do it! Now to learn everything we need to make our FIRST trip!!!!! This forum is so packed full of info I don't know where to start! Any suggestions?
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God bless you. We take our 4 kids and two dogs and it's a load to handle. We've had the time of our lives and I'm sure you will to.
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Welcome , with 10 kids. I commend you . To start. Find the weight of your Tt . That will determine the hitch . Go to e trailers and they will help
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Hello and welcome to iRV2. Wishing you many happy camping trips with your family. I came from a large family, there are 9 of us kids, you will be making some of the greatest memories with your family.
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Thank you all! We've just camped in tents up till this point but since buying the camper look forward to some of the conveniences we miss with so many little ones to entertain. Like a bathtub lol!!! I am still trying to figure out how to sleep everyone in my TT. We bought it used and it was pretty much empty as far as beds are concerned Only a sleeper sofa in the living area. The bedroom is even missing the queen bed. So my husband and I are trying to come up with the best way to sleep everyone. We have 5 boys and 5 girls ages 2-15. Help!!! We are thinking of not having a dining space since
The dinette is gone already and use that area which is a slide out area to sleep the middle children. But then do I put bunks in the bedroom and dh and I sleep in LR on sleeper sofa with babies in portable
Crib or pallets on floor? I just don't know! I really would like the bedroom for dh and myself with a REAL mattress and there's still room for the 3 babies and out the other 7 in main living area? Middle 3 in dining slide out and oldest 4 somehow in living room? Ugh! I wonder if it's possible! Atleast with tents we could pair everyone up pretty well.
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I suppose what would help is if I found a way to sleep my 4 oldest in the living area and not lose seating during the day. We can use picnic tables to dine so I'm not concerned about losing my dinette area. What I really need is to know how to sleep 4 large teens lol in a very small space. Hmm ???
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