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Old 08-05-2012, 06:25 PM   #1
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Welcome to the forum and you are correct..
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Welcome to IRV2! Sorry so late in welcoming you. Yep, this is a great place to learn all there is to know about RV'ing! Lots of good folks willing to share their knowledge, and great moderators who are fair and respectful! Good luck & God bless!
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Welcome to iRV2. Since you are new to RVing, I'd strongly suggest that you rent one first and give it a try. With just a few days in an RV you will quicly see what you like and dislike. It will cost a few $$$ to rent one, but it is better than making a mistake and getting the wrong RV and spending many more $$$$$$.

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Welcome to iRV2. Since you are new to RVing, I'd strongly suggest that you rent one first and give it a try. With just a few days in an RV you will quicly see what you like and dislike. It will cost a few $$$ to rent one, but it is better than making a mistake and getting the wrong RV and spending many more $$$$$$.

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Absolutly correct! Our dilema wasn't if we wanted the RV lifestyle it was what type of RV to buy.

I retired a year ago. I bought a travel trailer about 8 months before I retired. About 6 months after buying the travel trailer We found out that a motorhome was much better suited to how we wanted to travel. I traded the travel trailer for the motorhome and lost about $5K in the process.

Not a terrible finacial hit, but I could have rented initally, for much less, and saved a few bucks from the get go.

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Old 08-08-2012, 04:28 PM   #8
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Thanks for the info. The more I read, it's looking like a motorhome would suit our needs best. Maybe pull a trailer with a Jeep and small fishing boat in it.
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