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Old 10-12-2014, 03:19 PM   #1
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Greetings From PA (for now)

Greetings all,

Newbies from NW Pennsylvania here. Funny, just read ahma's post and sounded a lot like I am going to write.

My wife and I had plans to rent an motorhome and go to Colorado for a planned event. Something in me just gaged at spending that much on a rental. Well, long story short, my wife talked to her parents neighbors about their Winnebago, they were willing to sell, we were ready to buy. We know the previous 2 owners which helped ease the fears.

Changed the title at 4:30 on Thursday, home by 6:30. Saturday at 9:30 hit the road for Colorado! spent 2 nights at my stepson's in Michigan and "read the manuals" and learned the systems!

Hit the road Monday; Death wobble in I-80 in Indiana...Wife on her FB RV group to figure out what is up....

We had problems along the way but after 3 weeks, we were hooked....

Spent September installing new sway bar bushings; front end alignment and tires; Bilsteins on the way. Replaced the carpet with laminate in the BR and took the TV's out.

Traveled to the Outer Banks to camp at the beach for a few days.....it was hard coming home!

So, we will be out here more and I'll get the profile up to date.

So hi from Tracey and Joe in Meadville!

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Old 10-12-2014, 03:29 PM   #2
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I hope you enjoy your new adventures.

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Old 10-12-2014, 03:31 PM   #3
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Old 10-12-2014, 03:49 PM   #4
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Hi Tracey & Joe! Welcome to IRV2! We're sure glad you joined the gang!

Congrats on the new rig! Keep her between the ditches!

Good luck, happy trails, and God bless!
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Old 10-12-2014, 03:55 PM   #5
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So how about some pics of your new to you Winnie.
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Old 10-12-2014, 04:02 PM   #6
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Tracey and Joe, Glad you're aboard. Congrats on the new to you rig. Hope all those little "bumps" are worked out now. Enjoy your adventures and be safe.
Have a wonderful day!
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Old 10-12-2014, 05:14 PM   #7
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Welcome aboard...it looks like the RV bug has bit you...love to see pics of your upgrades.

Safe and Happy Travels.
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Old 10-12-2014, 06:33 PM   #8
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Welcome to the irv2 gang, Tracey & Joe! Congrats on your Winnebago purchase and your new-found adventures! Glad you decided to join this great community of folks. Enjoy...and be safe!
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Old 10-13-2014, 10:02 AM   #9
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Hi Tracey & Joe

Glad to have you here in the forum with us. Good luck with your Winnebago.

Happy Trails!!!!!
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Old 10-14-2014, 06:30 AM   #11
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