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Old 05-10-2011, 08:37 PM   #1
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First trip....excellent!

We took our Roo 233s on her first trip over mother's day weekend. We were fortunate to get a free camping weekend with the purchase of our camper. Not the greatest site (not a fan of camping on asphalt) but it was perfect for shakedown cruise. Overall, it was excellent. We even slept well. Only downside was being eaten by bugs during cleanup.

All systems checked out fine with the exception of a few interesting hiccups...mostly cockpit error. First, I could not get hot water out of the faucets even though the there was water in the tank and heater had done its thing. Turns out, I forgot to close the third (middle) bypass valve....so cold water was mixing with hot. Once the light bulb went off on that one, we were in business. Second interesting event was when we tested the air conditioning. There was so much styrofoam in the ducts, we had a mini snow storm inside.

We still have some tuning to do on our outside set up....but that will come with a few more trips.

Overall excellent trip...we even met some new friends that were on their shakedown trip as well. Looking forward to trip number 2 in a few months.

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First Trip.... pictures from vacations photos on webshots
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Old 05-10-2011, 08:44 PM   #2
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Looks nice, glad u guys had fun. The Roos are fun campers!
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Old 05-10-2011, 09:02 PM   #3
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Congrats on the first trip with the Roo-

a few months - wow - when I got mine - which was March 9th 2011 -
I keep looking for another trip to plan
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Old 05-10-2011, 09:12 PM   #4
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Sounds like it was a fun trip ! Thanks for the pictures ! Why wait a few months to camp again ?
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Old 05-10-2011, 09:18 PM   #5
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Typo....I meant a few weeks!!! Have two more weekend trips and one 10 day planned so far.....
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Old 05-10-2011, 09:19 PM   #6
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Sounds like fun! We cannot wait to get our used Roo out for the first trip!
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Old 05-10-2011, 11:09 PM   #7
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now you're really part of the "Roo Kroo"!!
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Old 05-11-2011, 08:51 PM   #8
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Sounds great overall!!
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Old 05-11-2011, 09:12 PM   #9
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Sooo jealous! Great pics. We hope to get ours back from crash repairs in a few weeks. I can't wait until our first trip.
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Old 05-12-2011, 12:15 AM   #10
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Great that you had a 1st time out & went through learning experiences as you do this. There will be more. It's nice to see trees with leaves on. Been so cool & wet here that plant growth is a little late.
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