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Old 03-28-2016, 10:00 AM   #1
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just bought first camper- hyperlite xlr

Im new to all of this, just bought a new forest river hyperlite xlr 30hds. love it so far. i was curious of some tips or tricks i could get for a newbie. Thank you for any help!

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Old 03-28-2016, 10:23 AM   #2
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Welcome to the group! I'd say 90% of what I know about RV'ing I've learned from the forums. As for tips; get a surge protector and a water pressure regulator.

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Old 03-28-2016, 10:25 AM   #3
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Use it often and keep the fridge full of your favorite libations! Congratulations on your new camper!


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Old 03-28-2016, 10:36 AM   #4
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Tip: Enjoy it to the Maximus.

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Old 03-28-2016, 11:55 AM   #5
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Welcome from Wisconsin and congrats on your Hyperlite xlr 30hds. Best tip is to ask questions if you're not sure. Lots of friendly, knowledgeable and helpful people here willing to help.
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Old 03-28-2016, 05:03 PM   #6
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BB, welcome to the forum from FLA and congrats on the new toy! Many tips are found all over the forum but learn to use the search fuction , particularly once your in the XLR forum section, for specific information... you won't find an abundance under 30HDS but tons on the 29HFS which I am proud to own. Don't be hesitant to post questions. First things to know is safety items. Keep tires at the psi on the sidewall and torque wheel lugs often at first.
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Old 03-28-2016, 06:34 PM   #8
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X2 on surhe protector and water regulator. I have come across power poles with open ground in them which would put my unit and me at risk. A friend of mine did not use a water regulator.and came back from a day at the campground pool to find his camper flooded due o a pipe burst due to high water pressure in the.line.

Finally start a journal and try to write something about every vmcampsite you stay in. It is great for.memory Lane. We also include a list in each entry if things we need to bring next time it change. The list grew quickly at first but now we have pretty much got everything we need. The.listnstarted with head lamps (like hunters wear) for setting up and taking down at nite -/keeps your hands free and a key hook thingy to hang car keys camper keys etc from. Always easy to find them then

The.latest thing we added to our.list was a keyless door lock by Bauer. Great!/ never have to carry keys and our daughter doesn't get to lose a set :-)
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Old 03-28-2016, 11:19 PM   #9
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Welcome to the forum and congrats on your new trailer.
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Old 03-29-2016, 08:44 AM   #10
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Congratulations on your new rig. Hope you get to make a lot of memories.

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