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Old 05-14-2012, 04:00 PM   #1
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Greetings from SoCal

Hello all. My wife, daughter and I are new to Rving. Caught the bug on a twelve day trip last summer in a rental and hae been lurking and researching since. We are taking delivery of our Thor ACE 30.1 this Saturday and plan to spend the next couple of weekends outfitting it and short day trips to the beach and mountains.

Looking forward to learning from you all at this site!


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Hi PVA, welcome to IRV2. There is nothing better than taking the family camping. Hope you enjoy your new Thor and the adventures you will have with your family. Safe travels.

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Old 05-14-2012, 05:41 PM   #3
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Howdy PVA! Glad you could join us. Don't forget to snap a few pictures of you new rig and post them when you have time.

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Old 05-14-2012, 09:35 PM   #4
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Welcome! Hopefully we'll see you somewhere soon!

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Old 05-15-2012, 12:04 AM   #5
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Old 05-15-2012, 05:10 AM   #6
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Howdy PVA and welcome to the forum. Sure glad you joined us and hope you enjoy your time on the site. Congrats on the new purchase and hop you really enjoy it. Have a great rving season and hope to see you down the road. Be safe and Happy Motoring!!!
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Old 05-15-2012, 06:04 AM   #7
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Hello, fellow SoCaler!

Which specific location(s) are you thinking of going first?
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Hi from South Dakota and a BIG WELCOME.

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Old 05-18-2012, 10:40 AM   #9
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Thanks for all of the kind words! We are in the Santa Clarita area of Northern Los Angeles County. We are a mile from the local Camping World, so if any one is heading up or down the 5 and planning a stop there (or encounters an unexpected reason for a stop there!) let us know and we can direct you to all of the best our town has to offer!

We signed papers and finalized insurance yesterday to take delivery tomorrow! First trip will likely be a quick shakedown drive to Ventura for the day next weekend. We'll be outfitting this next week.

Have a great weekend all!

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