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Old 02-12-2011, 11:12 AM   #1
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New camper coming home soon

Well after all the drama and stress associated with our accident and the insurance we should have our new Shamrock home by the end of the next week.

It's a 2011 Shamrock 19 this time. The Shamrock 183 was totaled in December when we lost tire pressure on our TV towing it north on I-295. Luckily we walked way and the truck drove away. Insurance has taken care of the rest. Also the citation I was given was dropped as well. This time we came out very happy as well. With the total replacement,deductible buy back insurance we have from Blue Sky they covered more than we paid for the 183. So we ended up with extras we did not have before. Dealer gave us a great deal on this one as well as we returned to where we bought the first one.
Extras include the Equal-i-zer hitch,power tongue jack,power awning among other things plus we still have some items from the old one we salvaged. Might mention how great the 2011 Shamrock's look this model year. We were impressed with the Rockwood appearance last year but could not get one delivered any time soon.

WE ARE BACK! Pictures coming soon!


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Old 02-12-2011, 11:22 AM   #2
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Happy to hear that everything worked out well for you and that no one was hurt in the accident.
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Glad to hear that it worked out good for you. That must have been a horrible thing to go through.
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Old 02-12-2011, 11:54 AM   #4
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Great to hear all is well. It's all behind you now and you can look forward to some good camping adventures.

Congrats on the new tt and I'm looking forward to seeing pics.

Good luck and happy camping!
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Congrats on the new happier replacement!

question, why did you go from the 3-bed 183, to the 2-bed 19 model?
most do the opposite, as the family grows, they have to go to a 3-bed model.
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Old 02-12-2011, 06:28 PM   #6
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Tonya absolutely loves the 21SS model so the 19 was a lot like that inside wise. We could not get the larger model and we got the ammenities of the larger model with the 19 floorplan. We noticed the dinette got a little cramped when it was more than the two of us so the couch is a great replacement to the side bunk. Also the floorplan just seems more comfortable with the door at the end of the trailer unlike the middle with the 183. Also this model is equipped with scissor jacks as opposed to the stabilizers. Only drawback is that the nineteen is more common and the 183 definitely was unique at the campground.

When we go out camper shopping and we find something we like together and might or might not be that great for other people who stay with us, we just say to each other, they can get their own Shamrock !.

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When we go out camper shopping and we find something we like together and might or might not be that great for other people who stay with us, we just say to each other, they can get their own Shamrock !.

Sam and Tonya
Reminds me of a post I once read. The guy wrote, "My camper will entertain six, feed four and sleep two!"

Enjoy your new camper. Best wishes!
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Old 02-12-2011, 07:44 PM   #8
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That's the truth! We do got two TV shelves so they can bring their own too. Time to get it home and start personalizing it. We got the outside grilling shelf from the 183 and I plan on making that into a kitchen add on or a picture shelf or something. Also the old dinette table will now be a permanent outside table as the new table has been improved from last year considerably.

Got a stereo project I want to start real soon. Got some questions to ask on another post to come.

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Old 02-19-2011, 08:13 AM   #9
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Well we went and got the new camper and never even took it home. The Shamrock 19 is wonderful. We headed straight down to Camp Hatteras. Tested out the Equal-i-zer pretty well. We had twenty mile an hour head winds most of the way down. It is a totally different feeling than anything I have ever towed before. Feels like one long truck. Still getting used to it so I never reached the speed limits of fifty five. Just took it easy. Think I will redo the setup of it later on when I get some time just to fine tune the weight distribution. We did not have it loaded yet while we were setting it up. Good thing I watched the videos the night before so I could makes sure the technician was getting it at least close to right. Gonna snap some photos of the trailer and campground and try and post them up today. Wifi at the site is great! Unfortunately I think it is too windy to try the new electric "sunshade" out but the power tongue jack is SWEET!

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Old 02-19-2011, 05:01 PM   #10
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Saturday afternoon,enjoying it.





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