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Old 05-13-2014, 09:23 AM   #1
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Hi all, very happy to be here on this forum and hope to learn more about this lifestyle. BTW, is "RV'er" even a word?

Anyway, my wife and I had been talking about getting a travel trailer for a while and we finally took the plunge.

Picked up a new to us 1968 Norris Homes Consul II camper. Not a lot of info on this manufacturer so I'm kinda guessing at model. I do know this camper was built in New Tazewell, TN. She's a lovely chalky white aluminum with a hint of rust, my fav.

Got a lot of plans for her. First is to stop the roof leaks and replace a portion of the floor. Next is get her road ready. Interior wood work is in great shape considering. Wife has a lot of ideas for décor.

Looking forward to learning a lot about her during this adventure. Our first overnight is the weekend of July 12&13. Got to get to work!
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How exciting! Making your new/used home the way you want it is half the fun. Keep us updated on it's progress.

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Welcome to the irv2 gang! Looks like you have both "project" adventure ahead as well as travel adventures. You joined the right forum; folks here sure know a lot. They've been a great help to us on all kinds of topics. Good luck meeting your July target dates!
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