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Old 10-23-2015, 08:35 AM   #1
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Hi everybody! I'm Yvonne from Philadelphia and new to the RV-ing world.
I'm working on a 50-state retirement tour, doing the lower 48 via RV. That's about 15 years out, so I have PLENTY of time to prepare!

On the near horizon, I've decided that a truck and 5th wheel is the RV set up that will work best for me and I'm in the process of looking for a starter truck (Chevy Silverado 2500HD) and a starter 5th wheel. (Any suggestions on the best brands?) I hope to be able to get these over the next 2-3 years.

Meanwhile, I've joined several RV forums, including this one, and am learning the ropes from more experienced RVers. When Spring comes, I'll be visiting some RV gatherings and maybe renting a rig for a short trip.

Glad to be part of this group. I will keep you posted on my progress and look forward to listening and learning from you!

All the best,
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Old 10-23-2015, 10:58 AM   #3
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We are pleased you found us. Browse the forums that interest you and don't be afraid to ask questions. Our members like to help when they can.

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Welcome and good luck. Any of the current brands of trucks are capable. They all have the amenities of comfortable cars. Try to get as new of a truck as possible, and then maybe a little more relaxed on the 5th wheel. The truck has to be reliable.. the 5th wheel, not so much.
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Hi Yvonne! Welcome to IRV2! We're sure glad you joined us!

Hope you find the perfect rig for your needs!

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Welcome!! Searching and shopping for your perfect rig is half the fun. The only fiver I ever owned was a Jayco Designer. Pulled it with a F-350 dually. Loved it. But, love my Entegra more!! Good luck in your search!! Did you ever go to the RV show In Hershey? Great place to see what's around...
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