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Old 02-24-2012, 07:50 PM   #1
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New From Georgia and I do mean NEW

We have never camped before but are going to try. Just bought a used 1999 safari znzibar class A and are thinking of going full time,it looks like alot of fun from what i have heard.Any comments on what we might incounter?
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Old 02-24-2012, 09:39 PM   #2
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Welcome David. I'm not really sure how to answer your question. Are you asking about expenses, problems?? If you could be a little more specific I think the folks on here can help you. Also, read the fulltiming post and blogs. They were extremely helpful when we went fulltime. I spent alot of time on here reading posts on our type rig and what problems there may be and post about batteries, tires, tow options, etc. I really hope you enjoy your fulltime experience.
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Old 02-24-2012, 10:19 PM   #3
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Hi David, welcome to the forum and congratulations on your new coach. I think I'd try a few trips first to make sure I like it before I pulled up stakes to live in it full time.
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Welcome fellow Georgian. I would suggest taking several short distance trips first. Our home state is loaded with great State parks like Indian Springs and Fort Yargo in middle Ga., Roosevelt in West Ga. and of course Fort McCallister here on the coast. Use these as shake down trips to get used to your MH and determine what you might need as far as accessories. My guess is it won't take you long to get the fever. Happy camping.

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Fulltiming is not for everyone. For some it works out good, others no so. I prefer my most of the time logic. I still have a house and property that is paid for and I can come back to any time.
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Hi David! Welcome to IRV2! We're sure glad you joined us! Congrats on the new rig! You're gonna wonder why you didn't try this a long time ago! Good luck, have fun, and God bless!
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Hi Dave and welcome to the forum. Wow, nothing like jumping in with both feet. Congrats to you and you can learn a lot if you keep hang-in around here. Good luck. We have kids and Grand-kids in Albany...
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Welcome to the forum and hope you enjoy it as much as we do. Bought my first MH 2 years ago to see if we liked it and now can't wait for the DW to retire so we can hit the roads and leave North Idaho during the winter. This is a great Summer destination but getting tired of the winters.
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Welcome from fellow Georgians! Like someone said earlier, there are some great State Parks in our state. We are near Victoria Bryant.
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Welcome. Expect the unexpected; read everything you can. We did the same thing -- never RV'd before, bought our first rig, sold the house and took off. Things that weren't so fun (or funny) at the time, we can laugh about now (9 months later). The people on this forum are amazing and great with help. Just remember to laugh alot!
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I just wanted to say Thank You everybody for the input everyone gave. I was very suprised at the responce on here I can see now that I will like this site everyone is very helpfull. Thank you again David & Linda
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Hi, Dave and Linda and Glad you joined us and hope you enjoy the site. Plenty of great folks here willing to help. Hope all your future plans work out and you enjoy the rv'ing experience as so many of us have. Be safe and Happy Motoring!!!
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