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Old 06-03-2016, 01:05 AM   #1
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Picking up my new (2016) Palomini 180FB next week. Trying to sponge as much information as possible. The saying 'You don't know what you don't know' was never more true in my case. WhiteCap
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Old 06-03-2016, 04:46 AM   #2
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Hi Whitecap,

Make sure you ask questions about EVERYTHING in your pre-delivery inspection. Type "pdi" into the search box and you will get some good lists to print out. Remember that you are spending a lot of money and deserve answers to your questions. If the person doing the pdi can't answer a question, then ask for someone else to get your answer.

When you get the unit home, plug it in to your electric and hook up to water and check everything out as if you were camping. Remember not to turn your hot water heater on until you are sure it is filled, or you will burn out the element.

God luck with your new unit,
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Old 06-03-2016, 05:53 AM   #3
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Welcome to the F.R. forum from SW Ohio !
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Old 06-03-2016, 09:09 AM   #4
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PS: Also, if you have specific questions about your unit, you should post them to the section of the forum dedicated for your brand.

Just a thought,
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Old 06-03-2016, 10:17 AM   #5
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Congrats on your new trailer...you certainly came to the right place to get all the information you will need to have lots of fun
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Old 06-03-2016, 10:21 AM   #6
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Have fun Griswald

Just joking WhiteCap, enjoy.

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Welcome to the forum. Make sure to take lots of notes on PDI way to much to remember. Later RJD
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Old 06-03-2016, 11:21 AM   #8
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Thanks to all reference new 180FB pickup

Thanks to all for your posts, recommendations and support. Audio notes will be taken during the PDI. I'll be departing NC for Akron CampingWorld on Monday. Big Plans, Exciting Times! Jim & Diane, 2015 AWD Acadia 'yanking' a 2016 Palomini 180FB.
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Old 06-03-2016, 11:28 AM   #9
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Don, I envy your current view, wherever that is. Any occasional visitor space planned? HaHa!
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Old 06-03-2016, 07:56 PM   #10
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Thanks WhiteCap.

We love the view and the lakes are amazing. We are way down South Jersey. Have about 1000 acres of lakes to boat, jet ski and kayak on. The wildlife is awesome. We have herons, swans, ducks, egrets, deer, osprey, otters and about 20-30 Bald Eagles.

Now the bad point: The insects will pick you up and carry you off. UGH!

I installed a 100 amp campground type box, and not long after, had someone else plugged into it. Was hoping to keep it for visitors, but they invited themselves to stay.

Enjoy your new rig,
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