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Old 03-20-2011, 09:08 AM   #1
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hello from ontario!

we will soon to be taking possession of a new 2011 26tbss. we are new to trailers, but have read lots of information. we went with a new trailer to avoid, possible, hassles with used. we have a walk through scheduled and aside from checking everything out, hoping to hear comments of anything specific we should be looking for during the walkthrough.

exicted to be on this forum and look forward to any advice.

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Old 03-20-2011, 09:25 AM   #2
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Congratulations on your new tt! Make sure they show you where the water pump is located, and by pass valve for winterizing. Plan on taking notes!

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Old 03-20-2011, 10:49 AM   #3
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Welcome to the forums and congrats on the new camper!!! Enjoy!!
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Old 03-20-2011, 12:51 PM   #4
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Congrats on the RV. Lots of fun times coming around the corner!

The walk-through can be very helpful to newbies. Try to get a good night sleep and take lots of notes. Consider video taping parts using your mobile phone.

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Old 03-20-2011, 05:51 PM   #5
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Make sure they tell you what condition the water heater is in (bypassed or not). And where all the valves are. If the water heater is bypassed and you turn it on (electric) the heating element will burn out in seconds!!!

Make them turn everything on (fridge, lights, furnace, TV's etc), run the water. Take notes, video and ask plenty of questions
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Old 03-25-2011, 05:31 PM   #6
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Hello and Welcome to the Forum and all of the knowledge of these Guy's and Girl's. Congrat on the new Camper.
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Old 03-29-2011, 06:25 PM   #7
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thanks for the input all!
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Old 03-29-2011, 07:37 PM   #8
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Hey Sashan, will be heading up to the KOA in Niagra in 3 weeks....wondering if you ever stayed there or know anyone who has stayed there before!? Give me some insight in reference of a rent a car needed. I will be driving our class C and the park has shuttles in season (whatever in the season!?).
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Old 03-29-2011, 09:03 PM   #9
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Congrats on the new unit and a big welcome from the flatlands.


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