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Old 01-25-2014, 07:37 PM   #1
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Hello from Hermes

Hello,

Heather and I are retired Australians in the US for a couple of years to spend some time with our son in California and also visiting the National Parks of the US and Canada.

We are now the proud owners of a 2012 model Tiffin Allegro Breeze 32BR which we have dubbed 'Hermes' after the Greek god of travel.

Our Breeze also came with a Blue Ox hitch and a Brakemaster air-actuated proportional brake for a tow car.

We are yet undecided on whether to buy a tow car, and if so which one, and for the moment are happy to build our skills in using and caring for Hermes.

We very much look forward to learning from the collective knowledge and wisdom of the forum members and we hope we can cross tracks with some during our travels.

Cheers
Greg & Heather
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Old 01-25-2014, 07:45 PM   #2
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Howdy Greg and Heather and glad to have you with us. Congrats on your purchase and hope you enjoy exploring our National Parks and our GREAT country.
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Old 01-25-2014, 08:25 PM   #3
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Good luck with your multiple lifestyle changes.
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Old 01-25-2014, 09:48 PM   #4
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Howdy and welcome! Be sure to check out the Tiffin Owner's Section of the forum for lots of good info. Enjoy your travels!
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Welcome aboard and Happy Trails to you and Hermes...
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Old 01-26-2014, 07:16 AM   #7
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Welcome and glad to meet you!

Definitely get a toad. A Jeep 4X4 might be best if you like to see the scenic areas in the mountains, many of which are only accessible by ATV or 4X4 with high ground clearance. Plus, it is a real PITA getting groceries and such without a toad.
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Old 01-26-2014, 07:57 AM   #10
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A toad will make your travels soooo much better. There are many many places and things to see that require a car of some sort. Search for "Dingy towing guide" for a pretty complete list of cars and trucks that can be towed four down. The "Remco" site also has a good list as well.
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The Greek god who is the protector of travelers, herdsmen and thieves! Just kidding welcome to the States.
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Hi Greg & Heather! Welcome to IRV2! We're glad you joined us!

Congrats on the new rig! Enjoy the forum!

Good luck, happy trails, and God bless!
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