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Old 03-15-2010, 06:47 PM   #1
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Hey there Tireman9 & fellow Buckeye. Welcome to iRV2. We're glad to have you & your experience. You've got a lot to contribute here.

I see you're from NE OH. We've got several members from there. Check out the North Central & Pond Piggie Forums for upcoming campouts. We'd love to have you join us.


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Tireman9..I would like to officially welcome you to iRV2! I do look forward to reading your posts - from tire solutions to camping and traveling out & about!

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