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Old 07-29-2014, 10:49 AM   #1
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Made the Leap to RVing

Ok here we go on our new Adventure!! We went round and round on this next chapter in our lives: condo, summer home, boat and finally decided to give RV'ing a shot.

Starting out with 2003 Mountain Aire which is in great shape and low miles for it's age. Know we have a lot to learn and figure out. Any tips or advice would be greatly welcomed!
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Old 07-29-2014, 10:51 AM   #2
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Glad you're aboard. Congrats on the new to you rig. Looks great! Enjoy your adventures and be safe.
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Old 07-29-2014, 11:42 AM   #3
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Welcome to the forum!!

My tip is "Don't bet on slow horses."

My advise is "Don't chew your fingernails after dumping the black tank."
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Old 07-29-2014, 02:34 PM   #4
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Congrats on buying a really well built and quality coach, and WELCOME to irv2.com!

It appears from the picture your's is a MACA, built on a Workhorse W22 chassis. If that is correct, you'll also want to visit the Workhorse chassis forum HERE: http://www.irv2.com/forums/f22/ to post any questions you may have about the chassis portion of your beautiful rig. Ed
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Old 07-29-2014, 02:39 PM   #5
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Welcome to the forum...nice looking rig...there is a lot of great info to be found and folks that will help with any problem you might have.

Safe and Happy Travels.
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Old 07-29-2014, 03:08 PM   #6
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Congrats on your MA and welcome to the forum.
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Old 07-29-2014, 03:34 PM   #7
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I saw one same color as your's go by on the other side of highway today. Could it have been you in the Kansas City metro area?

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Old 07-29-2014, 03:55 PM   #9
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Hello,

Because you are boat owners or ex-boat owners, you've already figured it out that most mistakes made are self inflicted. Dive into RV'ing up to your eye balls and learn everything there is to know about electricity, toillet, levelers, a/c, propane, etc. not to mention the awnings. Join an RV club and make new friends while you soak up their knowledge about what not to do, where the best camp sites are, how they prepare to settle in the campground. Attend rallys with FMCA, and Good SAm, go to the seminars, learn, learn, and learn some more.

Some of the finest people are RV'ers and are happy to share knowledge about what to do and what not to do. If you don't know, ask. We'll be happy to help. We were there once and I didn't my thumb from my elbow. I am still learning after 10 years.

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Old 07-29-2014, 04:26 PM   #10
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Welcome! You'll enjoy, I know. We do. You'll find that motorhomes are like boats in many ways,..... But slightly less likely to present you with really expensive surprises. Key word -- Slightly. ;-)
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Welcome to the forum and the Newmar family. We hope you have many great camping adventures. Best of luck.

Happy RV'ing
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Old 07-29-2014, 05:31 PM   #12
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Welcome to the forum & irv2.
Congrats on your MA here is a Brochure and Owners Guide for you.
Below in my signature are links that will relate to your Newmar.
The W-22 CHASSIS had a recall for replacement of the brake calipers which should have been done by now.
This link in Workhorse forum will cover all items for the WH chassis.
If you need more info about your Workhorse take a look at this link.
Enjoy your coach and forums and welcome to the Newmar family, safe travels.
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