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Old 07-22-2012, 11:54 AM   #1
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We have taken delivery of our new A127TH!!!!!! And, we've broken in the dining room...invited some friends over and spent all evening sitting in the camper in the driveway!!!!! We didn't spend the entire night, but we at least got it home in one piece, set it up in less than 30 minutes (success in our eyes since it was our first time), and it's still standing this morning!

Trying out different storage ideas and wondering what mod will be the first. I'm thinking a small curtain for the door window, followed by some longer legs for the table. Lots of learning...thank you to everyone on this forum for tips, tricks, and ideas!!!!

Our first camping "trip" will be at the back of our property in the next couple of weeks...can't go too terrbily far from home on the first trip!!!

Here are a few pics...home in one piece; up in less than 30 mins; first meal.





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Old 07-22-2012, 11:59 AM   #2
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Congratulations and Welcome!

You look like really happy campers. I hope your new RV provides lots of great adventures.
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Old 07-22-2012, 12:11 PM   #3
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Yahoo! Congrats on your unit! I have the same one (well, its a Flagstaff) Gotta tell you, I am excited to see another toyhauling A frame owner....look forward to seeing what mods you do. The deck really kicks butt when needing to carry awkward shaped gear.

This far, I have replaced the interior lights with LEDs and also put puck lights in the storage areas so I can see what i am looking for. I plan to make a walk thru screen door next...oh...I do need different bungees to secure stuff on the deck - the ones I have dont easily fit the mesh, loading in a rainstorm was not ideal and not happy to be slowed down by bungees...haha
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Old 07-22-2012, 12:22 PM   #4
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Thank you!!!!

handbuilder - my husband (right this minute) is looking at doing the LEDs inside. We noticed last night how hot those current little boogers can get! Great idea on the puck lights in the storage areas!!!!!! And, so funny you mentioned the screen door as that is one thing I have been researching for a couple weeks. hamguy seems to have a good design that I can probably manage without too many scrapes or crushed fingers!!!!
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Old 07-22-2012, 12:36 PM   #5
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I bought my LEDs from Ebay...initially I bought them from a local dealer but (gasp) the cost was outrageous! Ebay had good prices - make sure to get warm white...or something other than bright or natural white - those white colors are stinkin' blinding and harsh! The lesser cost off Ebay makes experimenting color preference easy on the pocketbook. The puck lights I got were not cheap. I picked up from Lowes, 2 for 25- but they sure kick bitt! They have great sticky tape on the back and easy to replace batteries because they are magnetic closure...so you gently lift them off the base.

At first my husband thought it was unneccesary purchase but so dumb to have to use a flashlight to find somethimg in the dark...those puck lights were the best first mod I could have done! haha
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Old 07-22-2012, 12:36 PM   #6
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To he** with the camper, I love that truck....!
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Old 07-22-2012, 12:55 PM   #7
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Congratulations on your first night out under the stars in your camper. The price of the campsite was right on target.
You were joking:they don't really have a loo do they?
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To he** with the camper, I love that truck....!
Thank you!!!! We are looking forward to the "Texas Raptor Run" road trip south of Dallas where the camper is a MUST!!!

We hooked up our Honda EU2000i generator today and ran the camper's A/C until the generator's fuel ran out - just over 4 hours on one gallon...good benchmark for when we are without shore power.
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Old 07-22-2012, 05:44 PM   #9
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Congrats on the new camper and welcome.
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Old 07-22-2012, 06:37 PM   #10
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welcome ...and enjoy ..

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