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Old 09-04-2012, 01:11 AM   #1
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I have been an avid reader for many years but this Friday we retire so in celebration we joined! We are on our second motorhome and searching for a third. I have stuck with Allegro for the first two, a gas and a diesel, 36 and 33 foot and have a few favorites...ok a lot of favorites. I think a Newmar is out front right now but who knows when the time comes and all the stars align and Alaska shares it's Northern Lights on a moonless night.
We are based in Big Lake Alaska and I worked the oil fields and then the local telephone company where they are really ticked that we are able to retire early and 'roam'!
My wife and I were both born in Alaska so we like to roam South and seek warmer winters. My Dad was a diesel mechanic and I am NOT but I am on my second diesel suburban, diesel Bug and front end diesel motorhome...next I graduate to a rear end diesel or maybe that mid ship Spartan...used...always used, can't afford new iron!
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Old 09-04-2012, 01:22 AM   #2
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Well howdy and welcome! Congrats on your retirement! Have fun.
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Old 09-04-2012, 03:43 AM   #3
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Old 09-04-2012, 06:30 AM   #4
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Welcome to IRV2! We're really glad you decided to join the bunch here! Congrats on the retirement! Good luck, have fun, and God bless!
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Old 09-04-2012, 09:42 AM   #6
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Congrats on your retirement from two other Alaskans - we're just displaced and living in Colorado now, after decades in the Greatland. Enjoy!

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Old 09-04-2012, 10:59 AM   #7
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Old 09-04-2012, 11:32 PM   #8
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Alaskans I'm jealous. We've vacationed there twice and I loved each day there and cherish each memory. It is a dream of mine to go back there with the MH....Maybe when DH retires....
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Welcome aboard and congratulations on the retirement. Hope you enjoy the site and all yur future travels. Be safe and Happy Motoring!!!!
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Old 09-05-2012, 06:45 AM   #10
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G'morning from Rapid City, South Dakota and a GREAT BIG WELCOME to the iRV2 bunch.

We (wife and I) too have visited your beautiful state and like others, sure want to return someday. What a wonderful place to live !! Although,..... it seems the older we get the more attractive those warm climates are so winter now-a-days will find us somewhere down South (Florida, Texas, or Arizona). We live full time in our Newmar rig along with 3 cats and sure enjoy this lifestyle.

Hope to run into you guys somewhere down the road, and, again,....WELCOME.

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Old 09-06-2012, 02:27 AM   #11
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Thank you all for the nice welcomes!

Thanks for the warm welcomes! Two more days to retire-the excitement is building and I AM going to put my motorhome up for sale. The research and hunt is on for the new one with a little more power, room and 'stuff'! My wife is more excited about it than I have seen her in a long time! :-) Makes me HAPPY!

Happy motoring to all, it is great hearing all the opinions on brands, motors, tag axles and all the other choices-Great site. I am sure when the time is right we will find our next coach for the next phase of our life! You guys have a lot of fun!

Gary and Janice
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