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Old 05-31-2012, 09:12 AM   #1
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I am really getting an education from these forums. Good advice, offered in a friendly manner.

My wife and I recently purchased a 2007 Coachmen 31SO on a E450 chassis, with 8,500 miles on it. After a lot of shopping, we found that this one really rang our bell. Among the things that sold us is the fact that it has a north-south king bed in a dedicated bedroom area. I am a ditzy sleeper, so this was a must.

So far, we've found it exceedingly easy to drive, although I have become a "mirror freak". Drove it from California to Nevada with no problems.

As of today, I have replaced a toilet that wouldn't hold water, and the television, choosing to go with a flatscreen unit. I plan to attack the roof seals next, cleaning the old stuff off and re-sealing. I am so grateful that I am able to store the unit next to my house, which makes minor repairs so much easier.

We are retired, and look forward to many trips, including cross-country adventures, and find that the RV experience is liberating.

Once again, thanks for these forums, and I look forward to participating!

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Old 05-31-2012, 12:51 PM   #3
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Welcome! I'm sure you'll love your new advnetures!

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Old 06-01-2012, 08:00 AM   #6
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Hi Dwayne, welcome! When you get to the east coast, give us a hollar, you won't lack people to camp with. Enjoy your travels and be safe.
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Glad you enjoy the forum. I think your adventures are just beginning, the more you go the more you want to go. Good luck and safe trouble free travels.
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Hi Dwayne, I echo the of all the others. Is that Centennial Hills by any chance in Las Vegas?

Good luck with the refurbish project on your RV.
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Old 06-05-2012, 02:00 PM   #10
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Yep, we are just northwest of Vegas, near the foot of Mt Charleston, which is a great place to camp.

Thanls to all for the welcoming sentiments!

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