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Old 03-29-2012, 06:05 PM   #1
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Hello all! Been driving A and C RVs for friends for years, but just bought our first very own. Since I'm a new owner, and don't really know much more than what is necessary to travel (drive and maintain while driving), I told the wife that I wanted to be conservative. We really wanted to go DP, and found a beauty for the same same price of our purchase, but I told that wife that until I knew that the RV lifestyle was for us, and until I became a seasoned owner, I didn't want the extra cost of ownership and maintenance associated with DPs. While I'm fully retired from a full time job, I went back to work, so we both are currently employed full time. Since this is our first, we both feel that we'll probably be looking to trade up in about 5 years anyway. Our MH... 2012 Thor Hurricane 32A.

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Old 03-29-2012, 06:09 PM   #2
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Hi DeWat! Welcome to IRV2! We're sure glad you joined us! Congrats on the new rig! Good luck & God bless!

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Old 03-29-2012, 06:17 PM   #3
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Hi DeWat, welcome to the forum and congratulations on your Thor.
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Old 03-29-2012, 07:07 PM   #4
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Hi DeWat, glad to have you here with us. Anything you need to know about RVing, you will find here. The folks here are also very friendly. I think you will enjoy the RV lifestyle. Keep us posted on your adventures.
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Old 03-29-2012, 07:41 PM   #5
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Welcome DeWat. Congrats on your new rig! Hope you have many safe and enjoyable miles in it.

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Old 03-29-2012, 08:30 PM   #6
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Howdy and welcome to the forum. Congrats on the new Thor! We also bought a gasser as our first RV, since we wanted to buy new and didn't want to spend the $$ for a diesel. We are "vacationers", so the gasser suits us fine.
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Old 03-30-2012, 04:49 AM   #7
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Enjoy your new rig. Your season is just starting, Now the fun begins.
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Old 03-30-2012, 05:35 AM   #8
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Howdy and welcome aboard. Hope you enjoy the site. Congrats on the coach and hope you have many great traveling experiences with it. Be safe and Happy Motoring!!!
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Old 03-30-2012, 06:03 AM   #9
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DeWat, Welcome to the forum and congrats on the MH. My guess is you'll upgrade in less than 5 years. Enjoy your new ride...
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Old 03-30-2012, 06:46 PM   #10
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Welcome and safe travels,

My website describes the conversion of my Dodge B-250 van into a small RV. I deal with a lot of woodworking, but hope to be quite specific on solar as well.
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I just wanted to introduuce myself to the current members of this site. I have camping since 1968 with my parents, after I lefft my parents house all I could afford was a tent but now that I am married my wife and I have the Palomino pop up shown on my public page.
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