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Old 05-02-2016, 09:53 AM   #1
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Just signed up the other day, but have been reading posts here for a while. My wife and I are starting the shopping process for a travel trailer. We are both semi retired and looking for places to go to get away from the summer heat in Texas.
We bought an inexpensive, 25 year old Layton 5th wheeler about 4 years ago. This was to just give trailer camping a try. Just kept the trailer a few months, but got some ideas about what we wanted in a future camper trailer.
I will probably be asking a lot of beginner questions as time goes by. We hope to buy our "dream camper" by this coming fall. Then, we can do some short trips through the fall and spring to be ready for a "big" trip next summer. Leaning toward bumper-pull this time, but not firm on that.

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Hi Jeff! Welcome to IRV2! We're sure glad you joined the gang!

Hope you find the perfect rig for your needs! Keep her between the ditches!

Good luck, happy trails, and God bless!

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Hi Jeff

Glad you joined us. Good luck with the search for your TT.

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Have you had any dealings with that big RV sales place in Alvarado?? I just wondered if they offer good service after the sale?

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