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Old 04-17-2012, 08:28 AM   #1
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Hello everyone,

Just happen to stumble over this site and thought it might be good for
someone new to the RV world. I just bought a 2001 Winnebago Journey
32ft pusher. Used to use a F350 dually to tow my car to the track but
got tired of the hotel expense along with the fuel cost. Took it out for the
first time this past weekend and it was nice to be able to sit in comfort
during the race and even have a cup of coffee. Look forward to chatting


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Old 04-17-2012, 08:30 AM   #2
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You've found a great group of people that have incredible knowledge of the industry! You name it, someone's probably been there....

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Old 04-17-2012, 08:42 AM   #3
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Hi Andy! Welcome to IRV2! We're sure glad to have you join the group! Congrats on the new Winnie! Good luck & God bless!
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Good luck with your new rig. I'm sure you won't miss those hotel bills. Good luck with it and safe travels.
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Old 04-17-2012, 09:47 AM   #5
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Hello Andy and welcome aboard. Hope you enjoy the site. Congrats on the Winne purchase and hope it works out for you. Be safe and Happy Motoring!!
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Old 04-17-2012, 10:04 AM   #6
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Thanks everyone for the quick hello. This is already much different and better then
any other site I have been on. I do have a question that I will post about my RV.

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Old 04-17-2012, 11:28 AM   #7
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Welcome and good luck we did the seme thing 3 yrs ago no more motel rooms we pull a 20' car trailer with our class C and no problems
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Old 04-17-2012, 07:34 PM   #8
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Hello Andy! Glad to have you join us. This definately is the place to get answers to your questions. Driving your home to the track is sure the way to go. Enjoy!
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Old 04-18-2012, 11:33 AM   #9
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Oy Vay, hotel Bills! I could tell you stores. THEY are the reason its been so long since our last vacation, as well. But first WELCOME to the forum. You will love it. Very nice folk here, all just chillin. Maybe thats why we are such happy campers, teehee! Sandy n John
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Welcome aboard and safe travels,
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Old 04-22-2012, 07:48 AM   #13
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Thanks for all the welcome messages. My girlfriend (Retired Chief Petty Officer 22 years) and I took the RV and race car to Richmond this past few days and had a
blast. The RV was great, but we were a little nervous about using up all the fresh
water being the first trip. I don't think the indicator for the amount of water left in
the tank is working. It registered 2/3 full after the first day. Other then that, it was
a blast. Now if I can do a better job of racing, we will have it all figured out. lol

Thanks again

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