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Old 02-22-2018, 02:04 PM   #1
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Hello from Colorado,

My GF and I are currently scouring the internet to purchase our first RV together for full-time living. I have come to appreciate the immense amount of information and advice that I've absorbed from everyone here in the past 6 mos. Would have taken much longer by any other means.

As we sift through our options (we have settled on a diesel pusher) and scratch our heads over issues, I look forward to your responses to my newbie questions both pre- and post-purchase.

Until then, look forward to participating in this community. Gerry & Eileen
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Hi Gerry & Eileen! Welcome to IRV2! We're sure glad you joined the gang!

Hope you find the perfect rig for your needs!

Good luck, happy trails, and God bless!
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Old 02-22-2018, 02:55 PM   #3
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Welcome to the forum. Lots of good folks with good info here to help you along. Where in Colorado. We left the Conifer area for the Caribbean 12 years ago (after 25 years) and now moving on to Full Timing in our RV (once the house in the DR sells)
Good luck in your search and enjoy the adventure.
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Old 02-22-2018, 03:13 PM   #4
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Glad to have you here in the forum with us. You're gonna like it here.

Let us know how we can help you.

Happy Trails!!!
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Old 02-22-2018, 03:25 PM   #5
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Why? Motor homes in general are absolutely the most expensive form of RV there is. As a newby looking for as I understand your first ever RV I have to say your making a huge mistake. Buying used is definitely a great idea, but you really need to have a plan. Are you going to be living in one place for extended periods of time? Are you going to be towing a car with you? Are you prepared to shell out 3 to five thousand dollars for tires? Are you ready to shell out 500 dollars for oil and filter changes? Are you prepared to spend time in motels when you need to put the MH in the shop for some repairs? Lastly, do you actually have that much cash on hand to maintain and repair a MH and a car?
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Old 02-22-2018, 10:32 PM   #6
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Hi Gerry & Eileen


Good luck with your search

this place is great

Safe travels
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Old 02-23-2018, 07:27 AM   #7
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Why? Motor homes in general are absolutely the most expensive form of RV there is. As a newby looking for as I understand your first ever RV I have to say your making a huge mistake. Buying used is definitely a great idea, but you really need to have a plan. Are you going to be living in one place for extended periods of time? Are you going to be towing a car with you? Are you prepared to shell out 3 to five thousand dollars for tires? Are you ready to shell out 500 dollars for oil and filter changes? Are you prepared to spend time in motels when you need to put the MH in the shop for some repairs? Lastly, do you actually have that much cash on hand to maintain and repair a MH and a car?
I agree wow! you said a mouthful ..
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