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Old 09-19-2016, 04:48 PM   #11
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Old 09-19-2016, 07:01 PM   #12
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Hi!

Welcome! My 2 cents: Ditch the mattress. Go online and research foam bedding. A good foam mattress will become worth its weight in gold when it comes to your overall camping experience. Trust me on this. A good nights sleep is priceless.

Also, good that you are "handy". Lots of little issues crop up with TT's (and everything else). If you were to have the dealer or FR address each and every new issue, you'd never have time to camp! Get comfortable with basic tools, 12v systems, plumbing and woodworking etc. You'll be glad you did. Enjoy.
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Old 09-19-2016, 07:30 PM   #13
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Welcome from Cape May Point, NJ. Keep those posts coming!
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Old 09-19-2016, 08:40 PM   #14
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Welcome from Texas! Enjoy your new camper!
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Old 09-19-2016, 09:18 PM   #15
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Old 09-20-2016, 09:15 AM   #16
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If you can, buy a sleep number bed. We tried quite a few mattresses, toppers, etc., etc. We always had some problem with them.

We have friends, who have a sleep number mattress in their house. After hearing about how much they liked it, we bought one for the RV (they make an RV queen). It took a couple of nights to find our settings, but after that, it has been wonderful.

Be sure to read the manual. You will need to deflate it most of the way, while driving (to protect the bladders), but that takes all of 10 seconds to do.

We've now been using ours for over a year and love it.
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Old 09-20-2016, 09:32 AM   #17
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Welcome from the State of Missouri. It seems like you are well on your way of enjoying your camper. Even with a new camper there is always things to do to make it yours with improvements and upgrades. Be safe in your travels and enjoy each camping day.
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Old 09-20-2016, 10:21 AM   #18
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Old 09-20-2016, 02:39 PM   #19
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Welcome from Lower Arkansas. We just bought our first TT back in June. It's a 26RL. We too bought a mattress topper for ours about 2 or 3 nights into our first extended camping trip. It's a 3" memory foam from Wally World. Made all the difference in the world. Since then, we've been seriously talking about adding a 2" one under the pillow top of our aging sleep number bed at home to get a couple of more years out of it before we have to replace it.
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Old 10-13-2016, 06:54 AM   #20
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We are picking up a 25RL tomorrow and are really excited...Im planning to bring a charging cord for my phone and check all of those USB ports. I agree on the bath doors, but we will make it work! Thanks for the heads up on the cabinet.
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