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Old 03-19-2016, 07:55 AM   #1
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New guy stepping up from self built truck camper to MH

as I've gotten older I find I need more room and things need to be alittle easier to deal with..........my extra light foam sandwich truck camper was just feeling smallish........no place to store much additional stuff other than food n clothes.

And we are using my sportfish boat less n less .......and using my flats boat more [tows great with the MH]........I was in the boat design/build business, both of my boats I designed and built.

So we [me, Karen n Sandy the boxerdog] found a floorplan we liked n bought a 2001 R Vision w[orkhorse] M242 class A bed and bath in rear......... floorplans on new class a 'shorties' are not to our liking.

And with the plan of boondocking out west, I do not need to be getting anything bigger [or heavier] than that stuck in the sand!

we have friends in central n south florida and the keys we can stay with and room at my buddy's in the keys is tight!

so 25' works good.

I have embarked on making the MH steer like a dream and many threads here have answered my questions and have been a BIG help.

And I plan on taking off all the decals and custom painting it, something I know quite a bit about.

hopefully I can add something to the community here.

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Old 03-19-2016, 07:57 AM   #2
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Old 03-19-2016, 07:59 AM   #3
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Hi Scott, Karen & Sandy! Welcome to IRV2! We're sure glad you joined us!

Congrats on the new rig! Keep her between the ditches!

Good luck, happy trails, and God bless!
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Old 03-20-2016, 12:23 PM   #4
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Hi Scott, Karen and Sandy


glad to have you here with us.

Best of luck with your plans and Happy Trails!!
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Old 03-20-2016, 04:03 PM   #5
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Welcome to the forum!

I think you are going to be happy with the extra rom and storage in the Class A. Sounds like you have some talents that are going to come in handy for you in redoing the things that you want done.
Love the sunshine and warmer weather!
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Old 03-20-2016, 04:04 PM   #6
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Hello Scott and Karen. Glad you joined us. Congratulations on the new rig, safe travels.
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Old 03-21-2016, 05:07 AM   #7
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well thanks to everyone........i get my driver's side supersteer bell crank today.
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That was a step and a half in to a MH from the homemade unit. I am working on restoring an old bass boat and going thru a learning process.
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if you have any bass boat questions don't hesitate to ask......in boatbuilding/design/fiberglass manufacture my whole life.

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