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Old 08-04-2012, 07:04 PM   #1
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Where to begin?!?!

We take delivery of our new SP-260 next weekend! I can't wait to get it home and go through all the camping stuff and start loading it into the TT. I've been browsing catalogs and I'm amazed at how many cool light and space saving things are out there for use in RVs. What are some must haves that a person new to RVing should have?
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Old 08-04-2012, 07:12 PM   #2
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Deep pockets.

The first mod we did was add the Max Air vent covers.
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Old 08-04-2012, 07:15 PM   #3
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Deep pockets.

The first mod we did was add the Max Air vent covers.
Agreed. I bought two sets of lynx levelers from Walmart right away and one pair of BAL wheel x chocks as well. Best advice is usually to camp at the dealer to check for camper issues and/or driveway camp for a night or two and make a list of things you need.
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Old 08-04-2012, 08:03 PM   #4
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Agreed. I bought two sets of lynx levelers from Walmart right away and one pair of BAL wheel x chocks as well. Best advice is usually to camp at the dealer to check for camper issues and/driveway camp fire a night or two and make a list of things you need.
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X2 on both the Lynx Levelers and the Max air vent covers. I would add to this an Oxygenics shower head.
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Old 08-04-2012, 09:37 PM   #5
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I agree with the vent covers and X-chocks.

We also like a good awning mat - One that lets water through.

Not as sexy as an awning mat, but a decent multimeter and a variety of tools, Dicor caulk, and fuses for those inevitable fixit jobs you will need to do while camping.

A pad and pen for those first few trips. If you're like me, you'll find quite a few items that you'll want (and some that you'll need) once you get out a bit.
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Old 08-05-2012, 12:04 AM   #6
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Water pressure guage/regulator and a level.
Ditto on the spare fuses.
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If you have a smart phone, download RVChecklist. It's really comprehensive plus you can customize it.
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Old 08-05-2012, 08:53 PM   #8
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Voltage meter that you plug into an outlet so you don't burn up compressor on AC from low voltage. Wheel aid ramps and tools to change tire on TT. Practice taking tire off prior to trip so you know you have everything and you know how to do it.
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