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Old 02-23-2012, 09:55 PM   #1
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Smile Newly registered but lurking for years.

I finally decided to register and ask questions. We did tent camping in our younger years and then moved to a Starcraft pop-up for years. We had gotten out of camping due to my wife's health but I kept checking RVs all along. Her health is well enough that we are considering a class A for full time RVing.

We started to look over two (2) years ago and after driving out to California from Florida on I-10 and I-8 we have really become serious. We are going to look at one we really like when we get home in a few weeks.

I've printed a lot of the check lists for looking and buying but have to admit to still being very nervous about making the leap. We want to do older used to try it prior to buying anything newer to see if we really like the lifestyle.

I like the site and especially the search feature it enables you to narrow your lists to have quicker access to what you see.

The knowledge of the people that participate really amazes me and I am really appreciating the assistance they are giving me on my posts.

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Old 02-23-2012, 11:31 PM   #2
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Howdy Byron and welcome. Glad you decided to quit lurking and talk to us!!
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Old 02-24-2012, 03:33 AM   #3
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Welcome Byron, Glad you finally spoke up. Good luck on your search.
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Old 02-24-2012, 04:16 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by SarahW View Post
OK, I apologize in advance to those of you who love the mirror thing. Personally, I don't get it...and I don't like 'em. For example, here on the right of the dinette...

There are 3 or 4 of them in the Bounder and I'd like to remove them...but first I'd like to know what's behind them. Do they cover access panels, or are they strictly "decorative?" Has anyone sucessfully removed them and how did you do it? Should I contact Fleetwood to see what lurks beneath? Thanks.
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Old 02-24-2012, 04:46 AM   #5
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Howdy and welcome aboard. Glad you finally decided to join us. Take your time looking at some rigs. Being nervous is nothing new when looking at these. If you don't feel comfortable inspecting it yourself, you can always hire a service to do that. Good luck and hope all works out.
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Old 02-24-2012, 10:45 AM   #6
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Hi Byron! Welcome to IRV2! We're sure glad you decided to join in the fun! Lots of good information here for the asking! Good luck & God bless!
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Old 02-24-2012, 04:28 PM   #8
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Hi Byron, welcome to the forum. Best of luck on your search for a Class A. Let us know if we can help. Always glad to help spend someone elses money.
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Hey Byron, have come to the right place to ask questions as there are some very friendly and helpful RVers here with alot of knowledge. I on the other hand am still in the asking questions mode as well. Good luck with your future purchase.
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Old 02-24-2012, 08:43 PM   #10
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Old 02-26-2012, 09:33 AM   #12
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Thanks for all the warm welcomes, it is good to be here and I appreciate all the good advice I am getting.
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