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Old 07-05-2016, 08:29 PM   #1
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Top 5 things needed for a new RV ...

So we are almost ready to take delivery of our new Forester 3011DS ... one week and counting.

So my question is, since we have not had an RV in almost 12 years, what are the "TOP 5 Things I need to Buy"?

I have already bought a fresh water hose and a drain hose .... so what do I need else are must haves before I leave Camping World?
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Old 07-05-2016, 09:07 PM   #2
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Water pressure regulator
Levelling blocks
Wheel Chocks
Outdoor rug/mat for door entry area
Oxygenics shower head replacement

Also get some basic hand tools and a tool bag
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Old 07-05-2016, 09:10 PM   #3
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Depends where you camp..

Water Hose/ Extra AC Cord
Sewage Hauler/ Better quality swear hose
Chocks/ levelling boards
Patio Mat/ Chairs/ Etc
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Old 07-05-2016, 09:14 PM   #4
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Another store! Not a huge fan of internet shopping but Amazon is just better than CW. You might have to wait compare to the stick and brick, but service is hands downs better. If CW ships it hope you're not in a hurry.
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See if this helps:

http://www.learntorv.com/2014/02/new...ssentials.html
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I would avoid CW like the plague, unless it's an absolute emergency and there's one near you.
Much better service and much, much better prices at Amazon, Dyer's RV, Tweety's, RV Upgrades. Every one will beat CW prices, even their "sale" prices, and give you great service.
I would use a piece of old newspaper rather than buy a roll of toilet paper at CW.
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So we are almost ready to take delivery of our new Forester 3011DS ... one week and counting.

So my question is, since we have not had an RV in almost 12 years, what are the "TOP 5 Things I need to Buy"?

I have already bought a fresh water hose and a drain hose .... so what do I need else are must haves before I leave Camping World?
A grill and related!!!

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Screen door bar,good electronic tire gauge,front windshield cover,right angle adapter for water fill and attachment for filling fresh water tank
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The very first thing, hands down, is a Progressive Industries EMS system.
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A good "dustbuster" type cordless hand vac.
Medium size feather tip broom and dust pan.
Note pad and pen to write down all the stuff you find you need as you
go along but can't remember once you get home!
A good GPS is a must these days!
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