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Old 08-02-2014, 04:33 PM   #1
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Hello from Corvallis

New forum member, sorta new RVer. Travelled from Clearwater, Fl to Corvallis, Or over the past 5 weeks. We have learned much, particularly 'don't take a southern route in July.' And, 'if a tire is low, it has a problem and should be replaced, not just aired-up.'
We ran in +100 temps from Amarillo to Bakersfield, Ca. Tire blew on I-5 around Shasta. So with 4 new tires, heading home next week via a more northerly route. Got a lot of tire info off this forum, so joining makes sense. Thanks to past members for posting their experiences. I hope we can be a help to someone in the future.
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Old 08-11-2014, 10:32 PM   #2
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Hi Beagled! So sorry for the delay in welcome you aboard. Glad to have you as part of the FRF family. I'm in SoCal and Bakersfield can be pretty hot. And I agree about this forum offering lots of good information.

When you are ready just jump right in and start some threads. It's the best way to get knowledge.

Good luck.
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Old 08-12-2014, 08:23 AM   #3
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Welcome to the forum Jim & Jo.
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Old 08-12-2014, 08:46 AM   #4
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At least you will get to see most of the US. Sounds like a long,fun, road trip. I'm from so. Cal and hunt up in the Klamath river area. I know that strip of I-5 by Shasta. Pretty drive north of redding. Sorry you had to stop in Bakersfield. We call it the armpit of California lol. My parents are from Corvallis. Hope you had a wonderful time. I'll check some treads on tires for my knowledge.
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