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Old 05-13-2012, 01:24 PM   #1
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New 5th Wheel Owners

We recently purchased our 1st Fifth Wheel camper, 2012 Coachmen Chaparral 325MKS. We "paid our dues" by starting in a tent, evolving to a pop-up and up until 2 weeks ago, we had a TT. Our first trip is next week, which will be a short weekend close to home (to work out any kinks) and then we're off to Myrtle Beach for a week in June. I am very excited to have found these forums and look forward to all of the knowledge we will gain here.


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Old 05-13-2012, 01:30 PM   #2
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You are hooked, you will love the 5th wheel, wife and I went from a box to a TT to the 36RE CC this year and love it, enjoy the life style it is different. OH by the way nice ride and 5th wheel.

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Old 05-13-2012, 02:53 PM   #3
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Congrats your going to love it. Just take your time and enjoy.
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Old 05-13-2012, 02:59 PM   #4
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kudos on your new unit. My wife and I also bought our first 5er two weeks ago. We noticed a big difference in towing just bringing it home from the dealer. We bought a Sabre silhouette 290refd. happy camping
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Old 05-13-2012, 04:47 PM   #5
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welcome to the forum!

have fun with that new unit !

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Old 05-13-2012, 04:51 PM   #6
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Now that's kinda cool,cause that's EXACTLY! how we did it.We have our current fiver(which is also our first) for less than a year now,and roughly 5k miles on her with no issues other than the dumbstuff we ourselves have done to it.It's a different beast but like anything else once you get use to it,you'll wonder why it took you so long to get one.Enjoy your new rig.

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Old 05-13-2012, 06:33 PM   #7
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Thanks to everyone for the warm welcome!

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