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Old 11-06-2012, 09:48 AM   #1
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Newbie from Northern VA

New to this forum...been RV'ing for about 5+ years now and am almost embarrassed to admit we are just moving to our 4th RV. First was a repo 2003 Fleetwood Tioga 31 Class C that we got uber-cheap to see if we would actually use and like it. Got the bug bad, but the Tioga just wasn't us, so 11 months later traded it for a 2007 Winnebago 35J with bunks. Excellent Gas model, but didn't have the bells and whistles we wanted. 12 months later, traded it for a 2009 Fleetwood Discovery 40X diesel that we LOVED, but it was a little too big and we missed the bunk beds since we normally travel with as many as 5-6 of us. This Saturday we pick up a 2011 Tiffin 38QBA...a little shorter, has the bunks, but still all the creature comforts we love. I am looking forward to gaining more info from all the other experts!!!
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Old 11-06-2012, 10:00 AM   #2
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Welcome from a fellow northern Virginian. Sounds like you have moved up to a nice rig. Enjoy!

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Old 11-06-2012, 10:07 AM   #3
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I am new also. But, I do have a question for you. I have heard that the east coast is not big rig friendly and that most park spaces were too small. I am talking about national forests and state and local parks--not commercial RV parks. Is there any truth to this?
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Old 11-06-2012, 10:09 AM   #4
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Howdy Barb, and welcome! Congrats on the new rig!
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Old 11-06-2012, 02:23 PM   #5
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Welcome neighbor Barb.
I live in TN so you are my neighbor. The DW and I are about to hit the road FT. Sold the house and all it's contents yesterday. Wow what a shock, all to the same person. Best to you and sounds like you have made a great choice in your MH! See you on the road.
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Old 11-06-2012, 03:13 PM   #6
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Welcome - glad you were able to find something that works for you.
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Old 11-06-2012, 03:17 PM   #7
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Hi Barb! Welcome to IRV2! Sure good to have you join the bunch here! Congrats on the new rig! Good luck & God bless!

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