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Old 07-08-2018, 08:20 PM   #1
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It's been 10 years. Same camper. Let's see yours.

On July 5th 2008 we picked up our then brand new Rockwood 8280SS.

We ordered it custom through RVWholesalers in Ohio. We did our homework, got what we wanted and haven't thought about "upgrading." Promised Sweet Wife we'd only ever have one, and we'd drag it behind us until it rots to the frame. And we're doing it.

We celebrated on FRF when we ordered it, when we picked it up, when I fixed the slide all by my self, when I changed the skylight bubble... and when we paid it off. Look it up. The history is here. 10 years of it.

10 years in the same rig. Are there any others? There has got to be more than just us...

Pic 1. Trailer and truck. Had that 10 years, too
Pic 2. Moving in, day one, 10 years ago.
Pic 3. Inside, today
Pic 4. At a nearby state park

We'd like to see your "10 years together" rigs!
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Old 07-08-2018, 08:38 PM   #2
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Wow just wow!!


I hopefully will reach that benchmark in 7 years!

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Old 07-08-2018, 09:00 PM   #3
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We kept our last trailer 9 years. Had my kids grow up in it. A lot of first for our family. We needed a little more room and our first was very entry level. The day we traded it I thought I was going to cry. I knew it inside and out. Remembered all the good times and stuff. Still miss it sometimes. But for now we are making new memories in our Flagstaff. Congratulations on your 10 year anniversary.
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Old 07-08-2018, 10:33 PM   #4
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Had our Roo HTT for 10 years But just got rid of it for a new TT for our retired lifestyle.
The Roo still looked nearly new inside, along with the canvas.
The new owners were amazed how good everything was.
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and Zoe the Wonder Dog(R.I.P.)
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Old 07-09-2018, 07:45 AM   #5
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Our Titanium fifth wheel was an '05, purchased new in '07, and traded in last year. 10 years. The previous Sunline made it to 8 years.
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Old 07-09-2018, 08:29 AM   #6
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We have had our VLite 8 years now with only a fleeting thought of changing to something with an Island in the kitchen. It still looks and smells like the day it followed us home. Mind you it has only been out of the yard 7 days total since June of 2013.

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Old 07-09-2018, 12:41 PM   #7
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We had SOB 10 years before selling it in 2016 and joining the Forest River Family
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Old 07-09-2018, 12:54 PM   #8
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I'm almost half way there, purchased Sep. 2013.
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Old 07-09-2018, 01:01 PM   #9
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I changed my wife and camper a few years ago. Before that the longest I kept one was about 3 years, as I worked for a dealer and got them at cost. Plus, I was always hypnotized by the new ones
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Old 07-09-2018, 01:04 PM   #10
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We just sold our SV233T yesterday after having it 11 years. Many great times in it. Few problems. Still looked new. The new owners were amazed how well it looked and commented several times about it. I was sad to see it go but now we move onto a new rig which we are searching for. Still, I'm gonna miss it.


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