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Old 08-21-2012, 10:38 AM   #1
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Howdy From the Texas Hill Country

1st time Forest River TT owners as of yesterday! We'll pick up our Flagstaff V-Lite 26WRB next week and until then, count the days as a kid does waiting for Christmas...

I'm twice retired. 1st career lasted 30 years with the US Air Force; followed by a subsequent stint with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Wife is a retired Civiil Service administrative specialist and we're finally ready, after 41 years of planning, to travel the country a bit.

We spent much time studying and walking through many brands & models (Jayco, Evergreen, Aerolite, Hemisphere, Dutchmen and several others) before coming back to the TT we considered the exact standard for our needs. This forum was an awesome help. Obvious experience, knowledge, and truthfulness here tipped the scale to Forest River.

Thanks for letting us join in and we look forward to learning much more as we set out to fulfill our dream.
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Old 08-21-2012, 12:01 PM   #2
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Hello, and to the forums. Hope you enjoy the stay, and learn a lot, and can teach others what you already know. Thanks for your years of service to our country, now hope you get some of it from the ground.
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Old 08-21-2012, 12:51 PM   #3
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Welcome Scratch. Retired AF here also, formerly out of San Antonio. Now living a bit further east (up the road from Houston a bit). Where will you and the wife be going first, or is the planning that far along?

Congratulations, and have fun!
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Old 08-21-2012, 01:42 PM   #4
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Howdy Ed and thanks for the welcome.

We're probably going to head up to Blanco State Park for our first jaunt over Labor Day weekend. From there, who knows?
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Old 08-21-2012, 01:48 PM   #5
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Welcome Scratch...and good luck at Blanco State Park. We were there several years ago and I was sitting on a rock fishing and enjoying the peace and quiet when suddenly my rod and reel zoomed off of the rock and looked like it was being pulled behind a speedboat as it crossed the dammed up little creek there.

I watched helplessly until it sank out of site, and always wondered about "the one that got away". A couple of years later we stopped there for a night coming home from the coast and they had posted a picture of a 120-pound (plus) catfish caught out of that creek/lake. Now at least I know where my rod and reel went.

We love Blanco State Park and Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Part in Fredericksburg. Both make great areas to work from on daytrips all through the Hill Country.

HAPPY CAMPING - come on up to North Texas some. We've got some beautiful state parks...some really nice Corps of Engineer parks and some great private RV parks all around the D/FW area.
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Old 08-21-2012, 02:15 PM   #7
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What a great group of folks.

Appears quite a few Texans frequent these parts. That's nice to know.

Thanks for the welcomes!
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Welcome from the Texas Hill Country. We are just north of Hondo. If you ever get over to Kerrville Schreiner park let me know... Will come and visit. Congrats on the new rig!
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Hey there

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Old 08-22-2012, 12:39 AM   #10
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Welcome from the Texas Hill Country. We are just north of Hondo. If you ever get over to Kerrville Schreiner park let me know... Will come and visit. Congrats on the new rig!
Thanks Patrick. Same goes for ya'll if you find yourselves around the Canyon Lake area...
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