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Old 08-31-2012, 01:01 PM   #11
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We've talked about Stugis for years, I'm really hoping next year it happens. Where are you located and what is BBB?
You won't regret the T/H, our first night at a rally it was hot as heck getting set up, after we finished with the air on and a cold beverage we both couldn't stop grinning.
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Old 08-31-2012, 01:06 PM   #12
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We are in North Texas, BBB is Bikes, Blues and BBQ, this will be our 4th year, it's growing fast, supposedly 3rd in numbers, Sturgis, Daytona and then BBB, I would bet they get the numbers by including all surrounding areas, its fun but nothing like Sturgis.

Like I said above, we want the TH for local family outings to the nearby lakes and then for the wife and I to take off for the weekends and take the bike when the kids are with their mother, lots of camping around here, and I remember those camping trips when I was growing up, my kids need that, this technology has got them all hypnotized, get off that Xbox and let's go see the great outdoors and catch some fish......
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Old 08-31-2012, 01:15 PM   #13
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BBB sounds like fun. Wish we were closer for that one. We've been to Daytona, Laconia and an Easy Rider Rodeo in Chillicothe OH (really wild) and a couple of local bike weeks in the Midwest. We are really looking forward to more rallys and just plain camping this fall and next summer. Good Luck
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Old 09-07-2012, 07:15 PM   #14
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Well............. We're headed to Houston in the morning (4-1/2 hours away) to look at a 2011 27SBU, I've put a deposit down on it and have everything else lined up (funds, WDH hitch, brake controller, mirror extensions), if it's everything they say it is it's coming home with us, ok.......... 99% sure. I've been asking questions and looking at the pics several times a day and comparing them to pics of new models.......... Even he kids are like "really, you're looking at those pictures again!!", they don't have a clue we are thinking (99% again) about buying it.

Here is a link to some pics, check it out and see if you see anything I may have missed,

http://www.pplmotorhomes.com/travelt...shed-22123.htm

So..... Does anyone have any words of wisdom for me, anything special I need to look for? The disclosure said it was only used (or been towed) for 1000-1200 miles and the seller has not had any problems or claims on it. PPL has done a PDI and it passed without any issues, they are going to walk through everything again and some when we get there. I denied the extended warranty, figured with the year that it would be expired before anything major was to happen. We're taking a DVD and a cd to test the stereo, have a list of checks to do, obvious stuff, tire condition, jack handle, in one of the pics you can't see the right side ramp door latch handle so just a reminder to make sure it's there, I think they came new with a cargo mat, you know the drill.....

We're excited, just hope we're not disappointed when I get there. Probably won't sleep much tonight, kids will be groggy eyed when we hit the road at 4:30am wondering what the ****, haha, the fun of parenting............
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Bought it, it is in great shape, everything worked, the handle on the ramp door was missing but had been replaced before we arrived (I found the old one in the storage area up front). We cleaned it on Sunday, seems like most of the stuff was leftovers from when it was built, sawdust, etc.

Maiden voyage this weekend.

Plug for PPL Motorhome in Houston, they were excellent to buy through, highly recommended.
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Old 09-12-2012, 09:51 AM   #16
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Bought it, it is in great shape, everything worked, the handle on the ramp door was missing but had been replaced before we arrived (I found the old one in the storage area up front). We cleaned it on Sunday, seems like most of the stuff was leftovers from when it was built, sawdust, etc.

Maiden voyage this weekend.

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The maiden voyage was great, everything worked............ Eventually.

I couldn't get the fridge to run on propane while towing to the site, not sure how this system works so I'll have to read up on that. I adjusted the height of the ball one hole up for the trip home, pulled great, I had noticed that the nose of the trailer was down a bit so I decided to fine tune that. Privacy curtain rail in the back is coming out of the ceiling, have to fix that.

I built some wheel chocks, worked like a charm.



Need to get my setup installed for the Harley, Arkansas here we come......
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I couldn't get the fridge to run on propane while towing to the site, not sure how this system works so I'll have to read up on that.
I had that problem my first trip out this spring in my last TT. Turns out it was my grandson had pushed the battery kill switch. No 12 volt, no frig on propane...
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I had that problem my first trip out this spring in my last TT. Turns out it was my grandson had pushed the battery kill switch. No 12 volt, no frig on propane...
Thanks, I'm not sure if I have a kill switch, if I do I don't know where it is. I went out today and tried it again, the "check" light didn't come on but t didn't appear to strt running either.
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your idea for the wheels chocks is quite something. I am going to built some also for my trailer. I have a double set of the plastic green stoppers and they work more or less. Specially when I park in a gravel pad.
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