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Old 05-11-2012, 09:50 AM   #1
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Our Roo 25RS is HOME!

We picked up our camper last night. Everything went great, there were no hiccups or problems. We did our PDI with one of the guys from the shop. He doesnít do them normally, but the regular guy was unavailable. Thatís okay, because Steve was awesome. He was really patient with us, very knowledgeable and answered ALL of our questions. I printed off a PDI checklist from here and brought it along as a guide, it was a great resource to have.

We are thrilled with the quality of the camper, the cherry cabinets look fantastic. The only issue was a bracket on the door that needed to be moved. The screen door wouldnít come unlatched, but Steve fixed it right away.

Since we didnít purchase the $1000 Husky hitch from the dealer (we bought the new Andersen) we had to pull it across the street to the vacant strip mall to do the install. It took about 40 minutes for DH and my Dad to get it done. The shop guys were very interested in our hitch, Steve actually came over when we were done to check it out. They thought it was a great concept and wanted to see how it worked. I donít think the owner was pleased, she told us multiple times we couldnít install it on her property. Which weíre 100% fine with, we know itís an insurance reason. I donít think the shop guys were allowed to go near it either, my Dad had to help DH back it up and get the trailer on the ball.

DH said that he could hardly feel the camper behind the trailer. We brought it home (all freeway under construction, thank you Michigan!) It was a little windy yesterday, but not horrible. DH couldnít be more pleased with how the hitch performed. It was blowing my Dadís mind because heís never seen anything like it in his 30 years of experience.

Our camper is now in the driveway and the kids and I are going to be packing it all day to get ready for our weekend getaway 40 minutes from home. I only have 1 pic since DH has them all on his phone.

I plan to post more when we get back on Sunday and let you know how it goes.

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Old 05-11-2012, 10:13 AM   #2
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Looks like a great setup!

Keep us updated as to yours and your DHs thoughts about the new Andersen hitch. From what I have read so far, those who have tried it; like it.

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Old 05-11-2012, 11:28 AM   #3
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Congratulations!

Like Triguy said, your setup looks outstanding! Enjoy!

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I would love to see some more pictures of the inside if you have them, we have the 21rs interested to see what big brother is like
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Old 05-11-2012, 01:38 PM   #5
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I would love to see some more pictures of the inside if you have them, we have the 21rs interested to see what big brother is like

I'll take lots of pics this weekend and post them. I'm in love with this layout. It's perfect for our family.
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Old 05-13-2012, 09:08 PM   #7
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We came back today and had a great time. The weather was pretty crappy on saturday, but we didn't let that spoil our fun. The rain allowed us to check for any kind of leaks, and our camper passed with flying colors. The Andersen hitch was fantastic. DH has now figured out a system for hooking/unhooking. I swear you can't even tell the camper is back there when we are driving. It doesn't make a single noise either.

We learned a ton. We realized that our pump out valve and city water hookup is so far forward we need to buy extra long hoses if we plan to use full hookup. We ended up just using the electric from the campground this weekend since our stuff wasn't long enough. We also learned just how great a battery cut off switch is. My parents 2010 Sabre doesn't have one, my dad is a bit jealous. We also found out that our black tank is white in color. It's super gross because when you flush you can see everything. I wish it was black....

There is a TON of stuff we need to buy for it, hopefully by the end of this season we will have figured out everything we need.

Here a couple pics for your enjoyment.







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Beautiful camper. We had our first voyage too this weekend in our new surveyor. It was wonderful. Most of the rain missed us in the very tip of the thumb. We were able to actually go to the day use and go fishing in the afternoon with just a few sprinkles...just wish I could vacation all summer and not work!
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Love the pictures! Your trailer looks so wide with lots of space. Glad to hear you had a good time.
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