Very long and interesting posts. We should have learned:
All adults have a different preferred learning style.
Those of us with CDO (BTW - that's OCD put in correct alpha order
) really like the manual, and the challenge of finding information on the "net"
Others are more social creatures and prefer discussions with their fellow travelers.
The value of the forum is the ability to provide space for all groups of learning styles to interchange information:
"It Takes a Village (forum) to Raise a Well-Informed RVer"