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Old 04-28-2015, 12:49 AM   #1
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First Extended Trip

Just finished our first extended trip in our new Blue Ridge 5th wheel, put just under 6,000 miles in 3 weeks, had a great time and learned a ton. Some of the learnings:

> Fellow RVers are about the most helpful and friendliest people you'll find.

> The guy towing the trailer isn't trying to hold you up, he's trying not to beat the heck out of his investment.

> Tax money from fuel purchases is obviously not being spent on maintain the interstates, most of the state roads are in much better condition.

> West Texas winds will kill your fuel & time.

> Most importantly: we absolutely love being on the road, been home a week and a half and are ready to load up & head out again.
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Old 04-28-2015, 02:03 PM   #2
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when I went on my longest trip 7.5hrs last month I was like you I wanted to turn right around and take off again. Same as Texas, Nebraska wind will kill fuel milage.
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Old 05-05-2015, 09:51 PM   #3
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Don't forget to grease the bearings and oil the under carrage now too. Welcome back....
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Hello from a fellow Blue Ridge owner, we love being out too, it's just never enough though
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Old 05-06-2015, 11:17 PM   #5
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In agreement w all your findings! The first one makes everything seem like good ol days; fellow rvers rock!!
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