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Old 07-19-2014, 04:32 PM   #29
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Welcome! I am far from mechanically inclined. As was said before, a little common sense and a willingness to learn go a long way. As an example, last night I had an electrical concern and posted a question. Within a few minutes I received excellent advice and things to try.

You have already taken a big step by signing up here. Great people with a whole bunch of experience. I would recommend reading through all the different forums to get an idea of what to expect and also to see how helpful everyone is. Good luck.


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I'm not very mechanically inclined either but have owned 5 various units over the past 15 years. The biggest thing is to overcome the fear of making something worse than it was. If all else fails you can find someone to fix what was broken or what you broke.

I get annual mechanical inspections for the Workhorse components, do monthly under mh look sees, lube those things that should be, inspect/clean wh, fridge, gen enclosures, check the roof for potential issues. I think I know my limits and am prepared to pay someone else for their expertise.
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Old 07-20-2014, 05:19 PM   #31
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Thanks a ton!

Thanks to all of you who have responded to my question! I'm overwhelmed by the sheer number of people who cared enough to comment or to wish us well. You all are a great bunch of folks. Was all very, very helpful. You all are great!

Based on what you all have written, we likely will take the plunge if we can find the right coach. Nearly had it narrowed down to the brand and model we wanted, but then I got on a forum that bashed it pretty badly. So,we're back to the drawing board. If we take the plunge then we'll buy a new one, even though we understand all the cons that people post about doing so. If anyone has any thoughts on the Fleetwood Excursion or the Nexus Ghost, I'd love to hear them.

Thanks again for all your help!
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Either one will be good. It just depends on how you like the floor plan. The Nexus will be cheaper to maintain.
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