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Old 07-31-2016, 12:18 PM   #1
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Hello from California!

My name is Kara, and my husband and I just bought a brand new Sonoma 240rks! We're complete newbies at this, and I'm filled with excitement and trepidation at the same time! The kids have just about all moved out, so we decided to go exploring in style! What have we done???

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Old 07-31-2016, 12:35 PM   #2
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Welcome to the forum! There's a lot to be learned here. Don't be afraid to ask questions but be warned... the search function is your friend, use it if you can. Like all forums, you need to have a thick skin at times to get the answer you are looking for. I like your choice of rear kitchen. We have that in a Surveyor and love it. Fill out you profile so people know what you have and where you are so they can better answer any questions. Again, welcome and enjoy the experience!

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Old 07-31-2016, 01:05 PM   #3
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Welcome to the forum. And as Bob mentioned might fill in your profile so folks have a better idea of where your at and what you have. Enjoy Later RJD
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Old 07-31-2016, 01:28 PM   #4
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Congratulations on the new unit/mortgage...

And welcome to the site from SW Idaho.
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Old 07-31-2016, 01:43 PM   #5
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Old 07-31-2016, 10:19 PM   #6
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Hi from a fellow Sonoma owner! Our youngest heads off to college in 3 weeks, and we just bought a Sonoma too (a 167BH) - picked it up last Friday!

We had hoped to go out in it tomorrow for two nights, but our older daughter is sick and we decided to stay home and take care of her for now. Gives us a bit more time to work on outfitting the trailer for our first trip, as well.
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Old 07-31-2016, 10:59 PM   #7
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Welcome and nice TT. Ask away the folks here are very helpful and everyone's new at one point in time.
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Old 07-31-2016, 11:03 PM   #8
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Welcome to FRF!

That makes you only the second Sonoma owner on the Forum.
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Welcome to the world of RVing! Lots of good family memories to come.
Great choice for "Living within my means" and camping for one...

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Old 08-01-2016, 08:18 AM   #10
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Welcome from Wisconsin and congrats on your new Sonoma 240RKS! Lots of friendly, knowledgeable and helpful people here. "What have we done???" you ask? You've opened the door to many good times .

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