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Old 12-29-2012, 04:03 PM   #1
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Hello from Hereford Arizona

My husband and I are moving up from tent camping. We are looking at the Vibe 6505 and hope to make a purchase in about a month. We are doing a lot of homework and trying to learn all we can before we invest in an RV.

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Old 12-29-2012, 04:46 PM   #2
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I've never seen one in person. I took a look online and it looks like a pretty good model. A big upgrade from tent camping.


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Old 12-29-2012, 09:10 PM   #3
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It is a big investment so you're doing the right thing by taking your time and doing your homework. Good luck.
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Old 12-29-2012, 10:49 PM   #4
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Greetings from the Sulpher Springs valley - your avatar looks to be the Huachuca Mountains - may pass you in Sierra Vista!!!
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Old 12-29-2012, 11:23 PM   #5
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be sure to look at your weights on the Vibe line.
they are infamous in regards to their poor cargo capacities.

be sure to look one in person and read the yellow weight sticker. this will be the trailer's actual weight when it left the factory.
then you can determine how much left over you'll have for water, battery, propane and cargo.
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Old 12-30-2012, 01:07 PM   #6
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Yes, those are the Huachuca Mountains as seen out my kitchen window. Would love to meet some people who are local, to learn from their experiences.

Thanks for the information. We are trying to find a Vibe to look at in person before we settle on the Vibe. We are planning to walk around a few dealers in the Tucson/Phoenix area in the next couple of weeks. So far we know we do not want to go any longer than 20 ft and we are trying to stay at or lower than 3,000 lbs.

Looking forward to our new adventures in this new stage of our lives!
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Old 01-03-2013, 11:16 PM   #7
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Hello! Doing the research & homework first will pay off. It is so easy to get wrapped up in the right unit only to find out about a deal breaker later on. The more you read here can help with your search. I know I have learn a lot from this site and if I do upgrade someday I will be ready to "kick the tires" so to speak.


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