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Old 08-23-2016, 11:51 AM   #1
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Bought a Surveyor 235RS last week. New to hard sided campers.

Hi. I'm lugoismad. I suppose my wife will be along shortly, she said she'd made an account here as well.

We live in Southern Ohio, with our dog, cat and twin 5 year old girls.

Last Friday I went to a local RV dealer that was running a $10 a tank propane fill up special....and we came home with a camper.

We started out in 2014 with a 1986 Rockwood XL Popup camper that I bought for $400. It was a heap of junk.

But after months of work in my garage, I managed to make it a darn nice little camper.

But we quickly realized that 2 double beds was not enough for a family of four. Especially since our girls don't like sharing a bed.

So after 2 trips in it, we decided to upgrade.

So, we got a 2000 Damon Camplite with a slide out dinette.

We've been rocking that for 2 years now and having a lot of fun. Just this June we did a 6 night trip to Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario and back.

We weren't looking to upgrade our camper...but it was too good of a deal to pass up. 2007 235RS, they had it listed for $10,000, the sales lady dropped to $6900 immediately. I told her I was firm at $5k, and without any argument, they actually took it!

Nothing wrong with it at all besides a little bit of spongy floor that I'll need to fix this winter.

The wife is super stoked about having a toilet, an oven and a microwave! And we have a freezer! Oh, and heat! So we can stretch out camping season more.

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Old 08-23-2016, 11:52 AM   #2
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Wife here. Nothing much more to add except hi everyone!

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Old 08-23-2016, 01:46 PM   #3
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Hello and welcome from northern Arizona! Have fun with the new (to you) camper! Happy Camping!

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Old 08-23-2016, 01:51 PM   #4
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Welcome from Lancaster Pa!

Good luck with the new vacation home!

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Old 08-24-2016, 12:52 AM   #5
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Congrats on the new to you trailer...Looks like you will be able to have a lot of fun for sure with your new Rv
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Old 08-24-2016, 06:21 AM   #6
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Welcome from SW Ohio ! Enjoy your TT !

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