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Old 05-21-2019, 01:21 PM   #1
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Hello from cold northern Michigan. Here's to hoping it warms up soon.
My wife and I just recently purchased a Roo. This is a major upgrade to us from our pop-up that was on its last leg. We are heading out for a week this Memorial Day weekend with our 3 kids to break things in. Never had all the bells and whistles and this thing has it all. Anything major I should know about? A little nervous about using all the features as really all we have ever done is State Park camp with only electric. This is a great site, I've come here often over the past few weeks to just try and read and learn. Happy Camping everyone!

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Old 05-21-2019, 04:04 PM   #2
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Welcome from SW Ohio ,enjoy your 2017 ROO !

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Old 05-21-2019, 05:33 PM   #3
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Welcome aboard.... If you have any specific questions about your DK feel free to message me.. Been in the same position as you, upgrading from a worn out Pop up to a DK and would be happy to help.

Best of luck and you're gonna love it !!
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Old 05-21-2019, 08:20 PM   #4
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welcome from Maryland - hope the RooDK treats you well and you have many great trips with it.
HTT: "EscapeII" 2016 Shamrock 23WS (current)
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Just us gals (me, Sis and our daughters)
We spend alot of money to go sit in the woods
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Old 05-21-2019, 08:53 PM   #5
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Enjoy your new Roo! Can't offer you much advice as we just picked ours up a couple of weeks ago and haven't ventured out yet. Will be going out this weekend for the first trip. Also transitioning from years of pop up camping.

Have fun! Happy Camping.
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Old 05-22-2019, 09:19 AM   #6
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Welcome and enjoy all the amenities your Roo has to offer.
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Old 06-04-2019, 07:55 PM   #7
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Shamrock new 2017 RooDK owner

We love our 2016 Roo 21ss! If you have any specific questions, ask away!
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Dave & Elaine
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2016 Rockwood, ROO 21SS, pulled by a 2015 F150 XT, Super Cab, 2.7L Eco Boost, with 3.55 axle. Electric 6-speed auto trans w/tow mod. Tow package & integrated trailer brake. 7,600 lb. tow capacity. 145 wheel base. Equalizer 4 point W/D hitch.
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Old 06-04-2019, 10:07 PM   #8
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Go ahead & use all of those bells & whistles if the conditions are right. Want to make sure that they work when you need or want them. Fire up the oven & burn off the manufacturing oil. That should test you smoke alarms. If it's a new rig then you want to test things out so that any fixes can be done while under warranty. Enjoy the Roo. We love ours.

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