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Old 03-27-2016, 03:46 PM   #1
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I'm David and my wife Susan and I just bought an Itasca Sunstar LX 30T. Susan is retired and I plan to retire sometime after October. The big trip we are working up to is going to Alaska starting around this time next year and then returning via the Pacific coast and desert SW.

My major hobby is nature photographer and we will be traveling with two dogs.

I've been reading forums during the two year buying process and have picked up a lot of great information.

I look forward to learning more over time.

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Old 03-27-2016, 03:53 PM   #2
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Welcome to the forum!!! We are glad you joined us from a fellow TarHeel!!!

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Old 03-27-2016, 04:36 PM   #3
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Hi David! Welcome to IRV2! We're sure glad you joined the bunch here!

Congrats on the new rig! Keep her between the ditches!

Good luck, happy trails, and God bless!
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Old 03-27-2016, 06:48 PM   #4
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Hi David & Susan

Glad to have you here with us.

Sounds like you have great trip planned.

Good luck and Happy Trails!!!
Tony & Ruth........... FMCA#F416727
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Old 03-28-2016, 03:09 AM   #5
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You'll have a great trip. Your camera will have a workout. Safe travels, trouble free.
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Old 03-28-2016, 06:51 PM   #7
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Hello David and Susan, welcome to IRV2. Congrats on the new Sunstar. Further down the page under Regional Chapters and Rallies, the Southeast Region, you will find the Carolina Campers. We would love to have you join us sometime. Our first meet this year is at White Lake in April.

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