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Old 07-02-2022, 05:59 AM   #1
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Well, after over 8 years as a member I have decided to finally introduce myself. After growing up camping in tents, I hadn't been camping in 10+ years when I talked my wife into giving it a shot. Except she wanted nothing to do with a tent or even a popup. So we rented a travel trailer and took our 2 little boys to Ft Wilderness. She was hooked and next thing you know we are buying a brand new 2006 Rockwood TT. Fast forward a few years and we later moved up to a 5th wheel and then a 5th wheel toy hauler. Then after all 3 of our boys were out of high school, and no longer wanted to camp with us, we bought our first drivable. A 2008 Four Winds Windsport 32R. This is where I should have started posting as we did some pretty major remodels of this coach including a paint job that I did myself. Maybe I will post some of the timeline pics of that at some point. Anyway, after having the gasser for a couple years I got itchy to move up to a DP. I have been reading this forum long enough that I knew what I was looking for and narrowed it down to a Newmar or Tiffin. To be in the price range that we wanted to spend, we found a 2005 Newmar Kountry Star 3720 for what I think was a pretty good deal. It was a 2 owner that the 2nd retired couple decided after a year that this was not the life for them. I will post more about it in the Newmar specific group. I have learned a ton from this forum over the years so I figured it was time to post some of my experiences as well. Stay tuned...
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Welcome aboard Chevy, Sounds like a interesting and a familiar progression. Posting that would be Kool !!
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Welcome aboard. Glad you decided to join us and add your experiences. You must have some wonderful photos and memories.

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Hi ! Welcome to IRV2! We're sure glad you joined us!

Congrats on the new rig! Have fun and keep her between the ditches!

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Welcome to posting on the forum.

You are joining a good group of friends here with good information to share. Read the various threads here and ask questions as they come up or add information if you can.

Good luck and continue to enjoy the adventure!
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