Go Back   iRV2 Forums > iRV2.com COMMUNITY FORUMS > New Member Check-In
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 08-19-2015, 09:46 PM   #1
Junior Member
Winnebago Owners Club
Join Date: Aug 2015
Posts: 10
new member...Hi everyone :)

I am so new, haven't purchased rv yet.
Almost bought mint '78 Fleetwood but wasn't quick enough.

In all honesty, I am very concerned and confused about all the types and brands out there. I thought to start with B....
I retire in four years but my shift allows for short trips. I so want to take a trip and meet you all...
I would appreciate and input.

Auntie K is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 08-19-2015, 09:58 PM   #2
Senior Member
Skip426's Avatar

Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Powell River, B.C.
Posts: 11,954

If you've never RVed, then maybe a weeks rental would be a good start.
At least it would help , to narrow your search by providing some type and size, ideas.

99DSDP 3884, Freightliner, XC, CAT 3126B, 300 HP /ALLISON 3060
2000 Caravan toad, Remco & Blue Ox.
Skip426 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-19-2015, 10:40 PM   #3
Junior Member
Winnebago Owners Club
Join Date: Aug 2015
Posts: 10

That's an excellent idea. It would give me an opportunity to drive one
Auntie K is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-20-2015, 04:38 AM   #4
Moderator Emeritus
Bruce C's Avatar
Nor'easters Club
Fleetwood Owners Club
Workhorse Chassis Owner
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: NH
Posts: 5,100
Bruce & Nancy
FMCA F280542
2004 Bounder 35E
US Navy Vet.
Bruce C is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-20-2015, 06:22 AM   #5
Senior Member
hal1phx's Avatar

Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Everywhere USA
Posts: 2,049
Hal & Jackie .... 03 TS Select 45DS01
02 Haulmark 20' Edge .... 02 Corvette Rdstr

Our Blog
hal1phx is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-20-2015, 08:52 AM   #6
Senior Member/RVM #90
MSHappyCampers's Avatar

Monaco Owners Club
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Columbus, MS
Posts: 19,284
Welcome to IRV2! We're sure glad you joined us!

Good luck, happy trails, and God bless!
Joe & Annette

2002 Monaco Windsor 40PBT, 2013 Honda CRV AWD
MSHappyCampers is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-20-2015, 02:51 PM   #7
Senior Member
denlock's Avatar
Newmar Owners Club
Spartan Chassis
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Sterling Heights, MI
Posts: 2,724
Tricia & Dennis Lockhart
2010 Ventana 4333
Spartan MM w/Cummins 360 ISC
denlock is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-20-2015, 10:37 PM   #8
Junior Member
Winnebago Owners Club
Join Date: Aug 2015
Posts: 10
Thank you all for making me feel welcome
Auntie K is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-20-2015, 10:46 PM   #9
Senior Member
Thor Owners Club
Join Date: Jun 2011
Posts: 2,881
Welcome....When we were looking for a rig, we did a lot of research....talked to sales people, owners, campers and lots of time on the internet before finding the right set up for us. Good luck with your search.
Fred1609 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-20-2015, 11:38 PM   #10
Junior Member
Winnebago Owners Club
Join Date: Aug 2015
Posts: 10
I am leaning towards used Minnie Winnie. They look like tight ship.
Auntie K is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-20-2015, 11:44 PM   #11
Junior Member
kamsa's Avatar
Carolina Campers
Join Date: Aug 2015
Location: NC, for now.
Posts: 12

We're new too - and completely empathize with your mind fizz when it comes to RV shopping. Just keep looking until you don't think that you can learn anything else about them.

We also found it very helpful to go to places like Camping World just to walk around inside all of the types of RVs - trying out all of the chairs until we found the perfect setup. We still haven't purchased, but we THINK we're getting close!

Good luck to you! ...and welcome.
kamsa is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-21-2015, 07:23 AM   #12
Junior Member
Join Date: Aug 2015
Posts: 1
Hi everyone!
My hubby and I will be full time rv'ers in about three years and we have started our motor coach research but are wanting to get a toyhauler. My husband does not want to haul a car behind the coach so this feels like are only other option. Could someone share with me your sources for vehicles used for short trips without coach while traveling. Appreciate your thoughts...........
dsomer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-22-2015, 02:45 PM   #13
Senior Member
Country Coach Owners Club
Retired Fire Service RVer's
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Ocala, Florida
Posts: 6,295
Welcome, glad to meet you!

FMCA #F431170, GS #822128658, Escapees SKP #112655
2012 Airstream Mercedes Interstate Class B
Medico is offline   Reply With Quote

new member

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
2013 Freightliner Maxum Chassis cross member cracked dsbike Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 3 04-25-2015 06:16 AM
Jr. member Sr. member Supporting member Outlaw Forum 101 | Announcements | Member Concerns 10 12-14-2014 01:20 PM

» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 06:14 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.