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Old 05-10-2013, 10:10 AM   #1
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Holy cow Lucy !!!

Sorry, I've been negligent. We brought our new Sanibel home on Wednesday May 01 and I'm just now getting around to posting about it. Man is this thing HUGE !!!. I obviously over estimated my backing skills. As you can see from the attached pictures, this is the best I could do in my driveway. One of the neighbors came over to watch the entertainment and commented that it reminded him of Lucy and Desi in the Long Trailer. The DW chimed in that it was more like Clark Griswold. I reminded them both that I didn't see the humor in it. Anyhow, were going camping Monday the 13th. So far we are just totally awed with our unit. It's gorgeous inside and out and I've found 0 issues. Next on the list is driveway mods, so maybe I can get it in and out better. Right now it's parked at the neighbors. He's an over the road driver and his driveway is set up for a big rig.
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Old 05-10-2013, 10:21 AM   #2
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Nice and very large. You will have to widen your driveway to store your Ford Pickup so you don't park on the grass.
How about some pictures of the inside when opened.
Thanks for sharing
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Congrats Popcorn!

Hey, it's even centered in the driveway! You done good; they're just giving you an undeserved hard time.
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Make sure to have your "over the road" neighbour involved in the proposed design of the improvements of your driveway. He would be able to confirm there is enough swing room for backing in a trailer the size of your rig. Also, have a look above for overhead wires.

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Congratulations!
Isn't it awe inspiring to see your new 5er sitting at home? I know it was for my DW and I. I just looked at her and said 'what did we just do?'

On the driveway - I poured 13 yards of concrete for just the 5er pad, and could have used a bit more. It's all good though.

Have a great trip next week!
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Thanks all, for the words of encouragement. The neighbor and I have already been in deep design conference, over beverages of course. I will post interior pictures once we get set up at the campground.
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It's beautiful. Huge! But beautiful :-). Congrats. I'd suggest pull thrus til you're used to it.......just a thought.
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nice coach... congrats and pulling around these long trailers take some getting used too
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Wow that's nice. I was able to back good then got the Hensley hitch. Well mine taking getting used too. But love the trailer that's cool
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