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Old 08-27-2011, 07:13 PM   #1
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Complete novice here stumbling around in the dark as far as RV's and RV-ing. At the moment looking for our new home now that my hubby retired yesterday. As an Aussie I cant wait to get out on the road and see this beautiful country ..................
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Old 08-27-2011, 08:15 PM   #2
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Welcome to irv2 Valkyrie.
Well you have come to a good place to start we all have been in your shoes at one time on another.
Here is a link to get you started and some forums have a link to lists of dealers that will help also.
Some forums will have stickies at the top of them to info that will help also in your hunt.
Enjoy your hunt and have fun do not get overwhelmed.
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Welcome.. time to have fun.. but, don't get too anxious without defining what your wants and needs are. We probably all suffer from not keeping our first rig too long.. Think it all out.. but most of all.. enjoy the time of the search.

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Taking your advice here so looking for a cheap second hand rig say 34-36 with or without slide somewhere in 1990-2000yr range...like the look of the Fleetwoods, Bounder, Pace Arrow so far to make a travelling home for us and our three furry "Masters".
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Old 08-31-2011, 06:43 AM   #8
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Buying a RV?

Does anyone know of a list of what to look for in buying a RV and what questions to ask? Thanks again for the warm welcome

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Taking your advice here so looking for a cheap second hand rig say 34-36 with or without slide somewhere in 1990-2000yr range...like the look of the Fleetwoods, Bounder, Pace Arrow so far to make a travelling home for us and our three furry "Masters".
I would think long and hard about a slideout.makes for much more space.we have done both and love the space a slideout gives us
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I would think long and hard about a slideout.makes for much more space.we have done both and love the space a slideout gives us
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I agree with you re the space and coming from a four level 4 bed old farmhouse circa 1860 I think I shall need it, even if it is in the lounge dining area only. One question though...we are thinking about an RV advertised nearby (well few 100miles) but they say there is a leak from the slide (not sure where but they did mention that the area near the drivers seat would need some attention as well) and that scares me as we are not very handy people (yet) and dont want to be stuck with costly repairs (in fact it has put hubby right off). What should we be looking for besides telltale stains? Really appreciate any help here as we will be purchasing this month some time?
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Old 10-06-2011, 09:27 AM   #11
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Can anyone help me with the where and how to post an enquiry. We drove our RV back from New York State without any problems. It has been sitting for the past 2 days till I went out to put some stuff inside and the steps kept making a noise after I went inside like they were trying to pop out but nothing..........the furnace kicked in (????) and now we cant get the steps to come out. Tried jumping a charge to the engine 12 volt battery but no luck????????
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