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Old 10-15-2016, 09:36 PM   #1
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Hi everyone, I am so grateful to have found this forum. We just purchased a 2006 Safari. I'm so grateful that the previous owner loved and cared for it so well. He even kept a file with all the owner manuals for everything inside. This is a first for us, but something we always talked about. There is so much to learn. I've been searching the web looking for information and ideas. We want to take our first trip at Thanksgiving so we are excited and scared.

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Old 10-16-2016, 01:02 AM   #2
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Welcome to our madness....we are here to help in any way we can.

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Old 10-16-2016, 01:14 AM   #3
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Old 10-16-2016, 06:05 AM   #4
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A "new" RV is a wonderful thing!

A suggestion: You'll notice many of us have a few lines below our names at the bottom of each post. These lines usually give details on our coach make, model and year, and other information as each sees fit to provide. These lines are called a "signature." This link explains how to create a signature. The iRV2 "system" will add this to each post (if you wish; there is a checkbox in various places to turn it on or off). With a signature, you're helping people help you, as they can know the specifics of your coach without having to ask you in a reply post.

All the best with your Cheetah!
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Old 10-16-2016, 09:55 AM   #5
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Hi ! Welcome to IRV2! We're sure glad you joined the gang!

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

Good luck, happy trails, and God bless!
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Old 10-16-2016, 10:53 AM   #6
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Welcome, just go slow and ask lots of questions. Enjoy
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Old 10-16-2016, 02:06 PM   #7
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Old 10-17-2016, 03:51 PM   #8
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Keep smiling. We started one month ago, and have made a lot of small mistakes, but just keep learning and try not to make the same one twice. Virtually everyone you meet will offer to help, or answer questions. Have fun.
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Old 10-17-2016, 10:34 PM   #9
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Old 10-18-2016, 07:12 AM   #10
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Welcome to the forum. Much information available here for the asking. Good luck with the new to you coach.
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Old 10-18-2016, 12:39 PM   #11
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Welcome and congrats on your new rig. Enjoy your travels and if you ever make it to CA wave as you pass!

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