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Old 06-13-2011, 11:17 PM   #1
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Well, we bit the bullet...

and purchased a 2003 Winnebago Journey! Picked it up last Friday and headed out on our first trip this Friday. I grew up with a motorhome, but this is a first for my husband. Also my perspective as a child is very different than as an adult. Obviously we are extremely excited, but nervous also. If anyone has suggestions or recommendations they would like to pass on, we are all ears.

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Old 06-14-2011, 09:33 AM   #2
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First order of business...

Congratulations on your motor home purchase. May you enjoy many happy (s)miles in it. And don't be shy about participating in the forum discussions. Ask about anything RV related, someone here has been there and done that and will be more than willing to share the experience with you. You might also take advantage of our search feature. Anything RV has been discussed at some time.

Oh, and without photos, it never happened.

Happy trails...
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Old 06-14-2011, 09:38 AM   #3
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Welcome and congrats on biting the bullet. Can get lots of help and info here, just ask what you need to know....
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Old 06-14-2011, 04:33 PM   #4
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Welcome to the forum.. Best advice I can give you is keep your sense of humor You'll need to have it on all your trips

Peace and Safe Travels...D
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Old 06-14-2011, 04:39 PM   #5
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Congrats and I can relate! Just closed on our second Class A and it's to be delivered over July 4th...whew hewwww. I can totally understand your perspective change from your childhood. Funny how those little things start crossing your mind as an adult...will we get a flat? ....what's that noise? ...etc, etc.

My advise is watch "The Long Long Trailer" and "RV". .....and enjoy, enjoy.

Safe travels to you and yours. :-)
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Old 06-14-2011, 05:09 PM   #6
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congrats on the big step, we have spent the last year and 1/2 going through our 40 ft conversion to be ready in july or august to begin our journey.
as long as you enjoy each other and life in general,
everything else can be fixed or repaired as needed
enjoy and good luck in your new beginning
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bearandalix..."as long as you enjoy each other and life in general,
everything else can be fixed or repaired as needed"

Is this your quote? I love it!!!
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Welcome to the forum and congrats on your new rig. Many happy and safe miles. Just one recommendation: Just enjoy your new rig.
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Welcome to IRV2 and congtats on your new to you Journey .I love mine.

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