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Old 08-22-2011, 11:54 AM   #1
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We finally did it

After 22 years of marriage and all four kids gone now, we've finally done what we've dreamed of four years. Bought an RV. Little did we know the kids cost a heck of alot more away from home, so money was tight. But we jumped blind and into the deep end with both feet. I'm referring to the 27' 1978 Dodge Monaco Sportsman we purchased very cheap. Reason being is that it sat for many years and nothing works, although drivetrain is in great shape. We were so excited we slept in it the first nite, bugs, smells, and all. We know it will be a labor of LOVE.. I have been reading forums on IRV2 for a couple of :eekweeks now and realize we have joined very helpful and caring community . I just hope it is also very patient. Because we are flying blind. But very happy.
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Welcome to the insanity we here all embrace with great enthusiasm. Your adventure is just beginning and this is a GREAT forum in which to find answers or to just commiserate with the like minded inmates.

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Old 08-22-2011, 07:27 PM   #3
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Welcome to iRV2 we are glad you are here. Enjoy the adventure.
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Welcome and Congratulations!! I have learned so much from reading the post on hear. The folks are so friendly and helpful. My husband and I are finally enjoying our dream. I sure hope you enjoy yours as much as we do.
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Hi Al & Andrea! Congrats on taking the plunge! Sounds like you have your work cut out for you, but you'll find lots of help here! We've learned so much in the few months since we found this site. Good luck & God bless!
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Hello, Al and Andrea. Glad you joined us. Sounds like you have a project at hand but what the heck it will be fun. HMMMM? "Labor of Love", seems I used that term in a topic I had last night. Glad you see it my way. Well enjoy the site post often and get that project going. Post some pics if you can of the progression. Be safe and Happy Motoring!!!!
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Hi Al & Andrea! Congrats on taking the plunge! Sounds like you have your work cut out for you, but you'll find lots of help here! We've learned so much in the few months since we found this site. Good luck & God bless!
We have already found so much help here its unreal,I rv2 is a great resource and so are you. TAKE CARE, AL
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Welcome, I remember similar issues with some of our first rigs. A little TLC gives you a new appreciation for the fun you will be having with it.
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Welcome to iRV2 we are glad you are here. Enjoy the adventure.
So far what I've learned in the last 3 wks, it will be an adventure.
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Hello, Al and Andrea. Glad you joined us. Sounds like you have a project at hand but what the heck it will be fun. HMMMM? "Labor of Love", seems I used that term in a topic I had last night. Glad you see it my way. Well enjoy the site post often and get that project going. Post some pics if you can of the progression. Be safe and Happy Motoring!!!!
A project it is, having trouble posting pix, using a Motorola Android smart phone. Every time we try to post it says the picture is to big, no matter what setting we use. Any hints or input would be helpful.
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Welcome, I remember similar issues with some of our first rigs. A little TLC gives you a new appreciation for the fun you will be having with it.
The last time we saw Great White was in '91, yeah we're 80's music kind of people. Thanks so much for the intro, our '78 is old and bored, from sitting so long.T.L.C. we can give, and appreciate we do.
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