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Old 02-08-2012, 10:11 PM   #1
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Hi All....new RV owner here

Hi everyone,

After long debates and much research today I took the rv plung and ordered a new Rockwood 2702ss. It should be delivered in 8 weeks and I am going to be counting the days. This is my family's first rv and we are looking forward to all the great adventures that are down the road.


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Congratulations on the new RV!
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Congratulations on your new TT, our family has been enjoying the same floorplan for over a year and we absolutely love it!
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Congratulations on the new TT.
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Old 02-09-2012, 09:00 AM   #6
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Congrats! You're going to LOVE it! Use this site as your one-stop-shop for answers to all your burning questions. It has been a wealth of information for us since taking the plunge last year. Happy camping!
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Old 02-09-2012, 10:50 PM   #7
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Are there any words of advise you guys can offer about the 2702ss. Like I mentioned this is my families first TT and can use all the help I can get. I have been reading this forum non stop now. My eyes are red and itchy because there is so much to read.

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Old 02-10-2012, 07:29 AM   #8
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Are there any words of advise you guys can offer about the 2702ss. Like I mentioned this is my families first TT and can use all the help I can get. I have been reading this forum non stop now. My eyes are red and itchy because there is so much to read.
Congratulations on your new TT. That's a nice layout for a family.

The best advice I can give you is something you are already doing and that is to educate yourself. Get comfortable with the forum, soak it all in, and subscribe to those threads that are most interesting to you for later reference.

This is not specific to the 2702ss, but in general, I think new TT owners have a certain amount of anxiety with weight distribution and towing.

Learn everything you can about your particular setup (vehicle, hitch and TT) and get some hands-on experience in setting up or at least adjusting your WDH. You need to understand your weights and capacities.

Your TT is 32' long so practice backing, turning , etc.

Power systems often throw people as well because most new owners do not have a lot of experience with 12-volt systems.

You get a handle on those issues and you are way ahead off the curve and more than ready for your first trips.

Other topics you might want to search on that seem to come up with campers new to TTs are:
  • Extended Warranty - Make sure to buy the FR 2nd year warranty for $150.
  • PDI
  • What to buy/pack
  • Tools to bring
  • Dumping tanks
  • Roof maintenance
Have fun. Enjoy the anticipation!
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Old 02-10-2012, 01:10 PM   #9
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Right now I am pulling my hair out over the WDS. I need to buy my own WDS because my deal wants way to much money for the equalizer 1000/10000 4 point anti sway WDS I want. My question is I have a 2009 Silverado and which drop shank should I get?
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Old 02-10-2012, 01:17 PM   #10
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Good choice of hitch.

If you don't get a response here, then I would call or email Progress manufacturing. They are pretty responsive and should be able to guide you through the choices.

You can buy the hitch through RV Wholesalers for $445 delivered for free.
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