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Old 10-25-2012, 09:20 AM   #1
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Just checking in. Ordered new Redwood 36RL and should received by end of December. Carol and I have been RV'ing for 33+ years. The Redwood will be our 4th RV.

After a lot of calculating of weights I purchased a new Ford F350 Super Duty Lariat, 6.7 L diesel engine and with the dealer installed Reese Elite 18K Slider hitch and a retractable bed cover. Based upon all the combined weights including the gen set, washer, bed cover and dryer, personal belongings and hitch I have about 900 pounds of reserve for liquids and LP. Without the trailer I get about 19.2 miles per gallon city/highway and hoping for 8-10 MPG with the Redwood at 55 MPH. Too much info!!
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No such thing as too much info!! Howdy and welcome to the forum. Sounds like a great new rig you have on order. Be sure to post up some pics when you get the Redwood.
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No such thing as too much info!! Howdy and welcome to the forum. Sounds like a great new rig you have on order. Be sure to post up some pics when you get the Redwood.
Looking forward to posting pics!!
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No such thing as too much info!! Howdy and welcome to the forum. Sounds like a great new rig you have on order. Be sure to post up some pics when you get the Redwood.
Finally received our Redwood 36RL last week. We've been at the lake since checking out all the systems. It is perfect and one very nice RV.

The dealer will install the W/D, 6.5 KW gen set and the second awning by end of Dec. We look forward to taking our Redwood out to the lake in Jan. for some more wonderful RV'ing.

We shopped 5th wheel RV's for about one year comparing costs, weights, features, floor plans and options. This 36RL, to us, is the best of the best. The factory tour last month was also helpful and really showed us the methods, technologies and care Redwood puts in to building their products.

I've been so busy with all the things one does with a new RV (our 4th in 33 years) so have not taken a moment to take a picture. It is exactly like the online photos posted by Redwood and has the paint option which is very nice.

Tomorrow evening (Dec. 9) temperatures will dip towards the low single digits and will be a good test for how the rig does in cold weather. In the low 20's F the rig is very comfortable. The dual heat pumps, fireplace and furnace are very capable. We use the heat pump and electric fireplace down to the low 30's then switch to the furnace to keep the holding tanks from freezing. Dual 40 pound LP tanks are very helpful and will be necessary when we use the gen set.

I should be able to post a photo later this week.

Thank you.
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Finally received our Redwood 36RL last week. We've been at the lake since checking out all the systems. It is perfect and one very nice RV.

The dealer will install the W/D, 6.5 KW gen set and the second awning by end of Dec. We look forward to taking our Redwood out to the lake in Jan. for some more wonderful RV'ing.

We shopped 5th wheel RV's for about one year comparing costs, weights, features, floor plans and options. This 36RL, to us, is the best of the best. The factory tour last month was also helpful and really showed us the methods, technologies and care Redwood puts in to building their products.

I've been so busy with all the things one does with a new RV (our 4th in 33 years) so have not taken a moment to take a picture. It is exactly like the online photos posted by Redwood and has the paint option which is very nice.

Tomorrow evening (Dec. 9) temperatures will dip towards the low single digits and will be a good test for how the rig does in cold weather. In the low 20's F the rig is very comfortable. The dual heat pumps, fireplace and furnace are very capable. We use the heat pump and electric fireplace down to the low 30's then switch to the furnace to keep the holding tanks from freezing. Dual 40 pound LP tanks are very helpful and will be necessary when we use the gen set.

I should be able to post a photo later this week.

Thank you.
Bob and Carol Morley
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Hello! Welcome to IRV2 and congrats on the new rig. I am sure you will enjoy. Safe travels.
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