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Old 03-03-2012, 01:34 PM   #1
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Just joined today.

Hello all. I feel kind of awkward joining an RV forum when I don't even own a camper, yet.
My wife and I did an improptu camping experience in the White Mountains of New Hampshire and slept in the back of our Minivan. Well, needless to say we liked it and wanted to upgrade. I am interested in buying a truck camper. You know the kind that mounts onto the truck bed and extends over the truck cab. It is my intention to haul my motorcycle behind the truck also.
So I have joined this forum to get all the help, tip, & pointers that I can from folks who know a lot more than I do about camping.
My appreciations,
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Old 03-03-2012, 01:37 PM   #2
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You can find out a lot of info on this site just using the search feature. It's helped me many many times. Welcome!

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Old 03-03-2012, 01:39 PM   #3
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Howdy and welcome to the forum! There is a truck camper section lower down the page; check it out and post your questions.
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Old 03-03-2012, 01:45 PM   #4
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Old 03-03-2012, 01:56 PM   #5
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Howdy and welcome. Hope you enjoy the site and glad you joined us. Sleeping in the van? Heck that qualifies. lol Hope you find the truck camper that fits your needs and enjoy the experience. Be safe and Happy Motoring!!!!
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Old 03-03-2012, 03:08 PM   #6
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Hi Jim, welcome! Most of us started out in a tent, van or whatever. Good luck on your search. You have come to the right place to get any kind of help you need.
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Old 03-03-2012, 08:25 PM   #7
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Hi Jim, welcome to the forum. Good luck on your search.
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Old 03-04-2012, 01:01 PM   #8
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Hi Jim! Welcome to IRV2! Glad to have you join the bunch here! Good luck & God bless!
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Old 03-04-2012, 02:09 PM   #10
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Hello and welcome. I couldn't have said it better than damdannyboy....Rving is an adventure. Like alot of folks here, the Dw and I started off camping in a tent. ( On our honeymoon in Florida during the summer...that's when I knew I had a keeper! ) Ask all the questions you got. Someone will have the answer most of the time. ALthough I've never had a truck camper, ( tent to class C to trailer to class A ) I'm sure someone can offer some help as you start your search. Buying an RV is alot like dating...."looking is half the fun! "

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Just wanted to take a moment and thank all of you. You have made me feel welcome. We are doing our research and hopefully find something that will suit our needs.

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