Ask away on the questions and you will get lots of answers and opinions.
As for living, the 5er will be the best bet. With a class C (or A) you rally need to break camp about every 4 to 6 weeeks and drive (minimum of 30 minutes at temperature) the coach to keep everything working and lubricated.
There are a lot of nice used larger 5ers on the market.
Where do you plan to set up your base. You will really want a full time RV. Full time RVs are built heavier and better insulated. Lots of RVs specifically exclude full time use in their warranty, so if new, check the warranty.
If you are near the north Houst, Spring, Conroe area, the Texas Boomers are holding a rally this weekend at Rayford Crossing and the folks there would be more than pleased to show you some of their rigs and more than willing to talk your leg off about RVs. Look farther down the main page to Clubs and rallies, then South Central section and then the Texas Boomers for info. Just stop at the office and tell them you are visiting the Texas Boomers. Madame Boomer is out unoffical leader (Wagon master) other wise known as Sandy can point you the right direction with the crowd.
We are not camping this weekend, but will be out for a visit Saturday afternoon.
One of the Area Leaders, Don and Pat live in Kileen and will be at the rally.
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