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Old 07-11-2013, 02:32 PM   #1
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Yep, after spending nearly 30 years flying over this great land we are going to visit some of those places on terra firma. We are planning either a bumper pull or 5th wheel Toy Hauler so we can take a motorcycle too.

I'll be lurking a lot and asking questions so I can make an educated decision on both truck and camper.

I apologize in advance for asking dumb questions.

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Old 07-11-2013, 03:30 PM   #2
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Welcome aboard, Captain! You will find good advice for an RV here. I have 2 years, 6 months and 4 days until I can retire so I'm envious.
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Old 07-11-2013, 03:41 PM   #3
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Yes, join us ROMEO's (Retired Old Men Eating Out) ASAP. Get that RV early so you can learn and work the bugs out prior to your big adventures.
Of the two RVs you mention, I'm assuming the 'bumper tow' is a travel trailer, so the toy hauler/MC would get my vote :>)
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Old 07-11-2013, 04:06 PM   #4
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Hi Tony! Welcome to IRV2! It's great to have you join the bunch!

Congrats on the retirement! Hope you find the right rig for your needs!

Good luck, happy trails, and God bless!
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Tony, welcome to iRV2! The only dumb question around here is the one you don't ask!
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Tony, welcome to iRV2! The only dumb question around here is the one you don't ask!
X2. we've all asked a few dumb questions. Will you marry me ;comes to mind .
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Welcome!


I retired June 3rd. We also bought an RV and have been enjoying the open road. Just came back from a trip to NM (MIL's). We are going to a NF park next week. We have a long trip planned for Aug. In Sept we plan on going to the iRV2 national rally.


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Congratulations on your retirement.

Don't make the same mistake we made. We purchased a smaller RV with only one slide in the bedroom. We soon found out that it got crowded fast even with just the DW, me and the dog. Especially on rainy days.

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Old 07-12-2013, 01:20 AM   #11
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Thank you all for your welcome messages. Ill keep you up to date with our progress.
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Old 07-12-2013, 01:22 AM   #12
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Hi Tony, welcome to the forum. Don't rule out a Class A DP with tandum axles. That will support a motorcycle lift and you can still pull your toad. Take it all with you in comfort.
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