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Old 03-05-2023, 08:23 PM   #43
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Yep, the answer is a personal choice. My PC works perfectly for just me. It doesn't have a lot of fancy electronics, it's got a reliable engine/drive train, takes gasoline rather than diesel, I can get in any but the smallest of campsites & if I overnight at a rest area/WalMart/truck stop, I don't have to go outside & unlock a separate vehicle to sleep. I just lock the doors, pull the shades & go to bed. That's a safety feature for a solo, IMO.
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Old 03-05-2023, 09:39 PM   #44
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Isnít this the same questioned you asked in the other thread? Not sure the answers will be any different.

You are the only one that can answer it. I have 3 different rvís. All three serve a different purpose for me. Only you have an idea what type of rving you want to do, your abilities, and your finances.
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I believe that you and only you can answer your question. I do not full time. The DW and I have a small trailer for 11 yrs now and it serves us well. I have no problem parking it at a store lot to shop or pulling into a gas station. I like being able to disconnect at campgrounds to run around. We have stayed a month at a time. No issues. When I move to another area I prepare for the move. We like to sight see. Take in local life. It is nice to come back to a base point.
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You could try renting a small Class C for a weekend or a week. Vans or a Class B donít have much storage space and the tanks are small. They are kinda of expensive compared to a Class C or TT.

I would wonder about hooking up a TT solo. Iím sure you get better at it as time passes, but still. Looking out for low branches and things like that.
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I would wonder about hooking up a TT solo. Iím sure you get better at it as time passes, but still. Looking out for low branches and things like that.

A pair of these work great. As far as branches stop get out and look. Click image for larger version

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amount of living space should be a big consideration. after a while you get feeling of being closed in. More room = open feeling. depending on budget, small 5'er. plenty of space. Also something with a generator . off/on grid capable.
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How to Choose Your RV

Before my husband passed away, we were traveling in a 40 foot diesel pusher. I was the only driver, but it was just too much for just me.

When I travel, I like to go somewhere and then explore the area. The main reason I travel is to see and do things. I like to take my Jeep so I can go on trails and see amazing scenery. The Jeep weights about 4400 pounds. Therefore, I needed a motorized RV that can pull that weight.

I do not like to pull near or at the maximum the motorhome can pull. I used to pull horse trailers and I found that it is not much fun pulling near your limit. It is good to have some margin.

I also wanted one that was 35 feet or less so I could fit into more parking spots.

I created a spreadsheet of class A's and class C's. I had all my criteria and specs for every one of them. I evaluated 15 RV models in the spreadsheet. I calculated CCWR - GVWR to see what they could pull.

I purchased a Dynamax Isata 5 (33 feet) with the Explorer package last September. I am not saying this is the choice for everyone and there is no perfect RV. But this RV is so easy to drive - comfortable with the air bags, quiet, maneuverable, and it will pull anything I will ever want to. Actually, it laughs at hills pulling the Jeep.

My point is to do your homework. My needs are different than your needs. It takes a lot of time, but it is very worth it for such a large investment and one that you hope to have for a long time.

Message me if you want to see the spreadsheet. It is out of date on many of the models, but you can see the criteria I used.
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