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Old 04-20-2018, 09:28 PM   #1
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Greetings from Ontario, Canada. I just bought my first new 2016 Vibe 250BHS. Yes, it is 2016. Looking forward to a great summer. I am also new to the forum.
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Old 04-20-2018, 09:52 PM   #2
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I have purchased 3 "new" late year models. the discounted prices are great just gotta look out for resale because it is an "older" unit congrats and welcome from Kalamazoo Michigan
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Old 04-20-2018, 09:56 PM   #3
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Old 04-20-2018, 10:06 PM   #4
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Welcome to the forum from Missouri. Congratulations on the new 2016 Vibe 250BHS. I also bought a new left over last years model tt many years ago. Got a super great deal on it and kept it for over 10 years.
Good luck and happy camping.
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Old 04-21-2018, 07:55 AM   #5
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Welcome from SW Ohio ,enjoy your Vibe TT !
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Old 04-21-2018, 08:10 AM   #6
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Greetings from Ontario, Canada. I just bought my first new 2016 Vibe 250BHS. Yes, it is 2016. Looking forward to a great summer. I am also new to the forum.
Welcome to the group:

The below is a copy and paste of useful information, and I usually recommend it to those just starting out. Some of it, you may already know, or may not be applicable to your particular RV. You will be able to filter out what pertains to your situation or not. I would suggest you read the electric threads and energy management first, and then the converter thread. This will help explain your different electrical systems of your RV, and how they operate...as well as what the converter does. The very first link will explain what operates off what system.

You can just peruse at your leisure as you get to know your RV:

Basic electric:

Basic RV Electricity - RV Information (RV Maintenance)

RV Electric

Your very important converter:

Converter or Inverter (they are different)

RV Converters and Amp Draw - RV Information (RV Maintenance)

Installing a dedicated 30 amp RV outlet at home (Make sure you understand it's 120 volts ONLY):

How to wire a RV 30 amp outlet

12 volt DC:

12 Volt DC Circuit Breaker with Manual Reset

The 12volt Side of Life (Part 1)

Suburban water heater (if applicable to your RV):

Suburban's electric switch and much more

Suburban Water Heater Video Guides

Water Heater bypass/crossover valves:

NO (OR LUKEWARM) HOT WATER -Please read first

And the newest additions to help understand what constitutes a true full cylinder in refilling vs exchanging propane cylinders... as well as how the automatic propane changeover regulator works:

Propane Cylinders (Refilling vs Exchanging)

Propane automatic changeover regulator

Inverters and residential refrigerators in RV's:

http://rveducation101.com/articles/rvinverters.pdf

Hope it helps
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Welcome to the forum from a fellow Ontarian, you will find lots of information and opinions of here, I have found it to be very useful. Oh and there are lots and lots of great people here too.
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Old 04-21-2018, 04:07 PM   #9
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Many thanks!

I am already impressed about the user replies and their advice. Looking forward to enjoying the great outdoors.
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