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Old 12-02-2012, 05:14 PM   #1
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Hello from NC!

My name is Tony, and I just joined this website.
My wife Linda and I just purchased a 2001 Winnebago Adventurer 32v on the Ford V10 chassis. This is our first Class A MH, so I have a lot to learn.
We started RVing in 1998 with a 1989 Airstream Excella 34' TT. We enjoyed it for about 6 years until we decided to live in it while building our new home in NC. We ended up living in it for 5 months, and it ruined any ideas I had about using it for vacation again. We sold it, and were without an RV for less than a year when we decided to try a Class B.* We loved the quality of our old Airstream, so we searched for and found a nice 1996 Airstream B190.
We've had many great adventures with it, but because of my bad back I could no longer sleep on the sofa/bed.
We sold it a couple of years ago and have been without anything since.
We have been searching for something with a real bed that we could easily drive without needing a towed vehicle too.
We looked at other Class B's and B plus MHs and then at Class C's. There were a lot of nice things out there, but nothing that excited us. We never even considered a Class A, thinking they would be too much to drive, and too expensive. An RV salesman steered us towards looking at some of the A's they had on the lot, and we were surprised at how nice they were and how affordable (at least for the 12 year old we ended up with).
I was still intimidated by the size for driving around town, but after I test drove a few I realized they were actually easier than the Class C's we had tried. After looking at dozens of units, we ended up with this gently used Winnebago that was priced right.
If anybody has specific advise for my new rig, I'd appreciate it.
Thanks,
Tony
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Old 12-02-2012, 08:01 PM   #2
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Tony & Linda;


We are glad you joined us. Congratulations on the purchase of your Adventure. I encourage you to visit the Winnebago Owners Forum with any questions you will have. Also we have a Winnebago Chat every Tuesday night at 9 PM EST. You are also welcome to join us when ever you wish and perhaps we can help answer any questions you may have there as well. My wife Bev & I are traveling in our 3rd Winnebago Industries product and hope you enjoy yours as much as we enjoy ours.

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Howdy and welcome! Congrats on the new Winnie!
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Hi Tony & Linda! Welcome to IRV2! It's great to have you join the bunch here! Congrats on the new Class A! We pulled a 5er for 10 years before going to the Class A a few months ago. We love it! Good luck, safe travels, and God bless!
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Welcome Tony and Linda! Congrats on your new rig. Be sure to join the Carolina Campers and Coastal Campers. We are idle until February or March, but look for our post for trips we will be planning. We look forward to meeting you!
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Welcome Tony and Linda. You will enjoy your class A. Where abouts in NC do you live? My bride and I live in Jacksonville, NC. Maybe we can hook up. Check out the Carolina Campers chapters. Welcome again.

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Old 12-05-2012, 03:38 PM   #8
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Welcome Tony and Linda. You will enjoy your class A. Where abouts in NC do you live? My bride and I live in Jacksonville, NC. Maybe we can hook up. Check out the Carolina Campers chapters. Welcome again.

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I live in the little town of New Hill, about 20 miles south of Raliegh.
Thanks for the invite. We're looking forward to traveling and meeting new friends soon, so I will check out the group.
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Welcome to the group. Once owning a RV it's hard to be without one. Glad you found one that fits your need. Enjoy it and have safe trouble free travels.
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