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Old 11-05-2013, 04:40 PM   #1
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Hello Everyone,
We purchased our Wild wood Heritage Glen 366BH in June of 2013. We sold our home and started Full timing in July 2013. We have never owned a camper of any kind before, and there has been a bit of a learning curve involved with living this way. For example today I just figured out that my water heater will run on electric and not just propane. There is another story that involves the capacity of the grey tanks, but i will save that for another time.
Our family consists of Me, My Wife and our two children. The wife works as a Traveling Histologist (medical Laboratory) I home school the children and keep up the camper.
I look forward to chatting with all of you, learning tips and tricks, and sharing stories about life on the road.
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Old 11-05-2013, 05:01 PM   #2
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Best luck with the new lifestyle! Try to soak up all the knowledge here.
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Old 11-05-2013, 05:32 PM   #3
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Wow! Takes a lot of guts to start out full timing without having ever used a camper before. My hat is off to you.

One thing about it - Fulltiming does force you into learning quickly. Just hang around the forum and you'll find answers to most any question you'll ever have.
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Old 11-05-2013, 05:35 PM   #4
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Wow! Takes a lot of guts to start out full timing without having ever used a camper before. My hat is off to you.

One thing about it - Fulltiming does force you into learning quickly. Just hang around the forum and you'll find answers to most any question you'll ever have.
Just Go Have Fun and Enjoy.
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Old 11-05-2013, 05:51 PM   #5
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Welcome to the forum. Good luck with the new lifestyle.
Feel free to ask any questions.
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Old 11-05-2013, 05:58 PM   #6
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Oh wow! Y'all are brave! Good luck with it and enjoy!
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Old 11-05-2013, 06:17 PM   #7
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Read! Read every document and owners manuals that came with the RV. Read RV magazines. Read forums. And ask questions here, no matter how trivial they may seem. Welcome and enjoy.
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Welcome aboard. Ask away with the questions. Let us know if you get to Fla.
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Old 11-06-2013, 04:45 PM   #9
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My goodness, you guys are brave, not having camped before. My wife and i thought we were brave when we full-timed it for the seven months it took us to find and by our retirement house, and we only had a dog to deal with in our Motorhome.
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Old 11-06-2013, 05:22 PM   #10
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You have been driving around since July and just found out that you have an electrical water heater? Did the Dealer not tell you that during your walk through? What other things were you not told or may not paying attention to? I commend you on your desire to home school your children, but I think that you may need to get out every book and brochure that you have and learn a lot more about your 'Home'. The life of you and your family may depend on it. Learn your electrical systems. Learn your gas systems. Learn your water systems. Learn of the maintenance that you will need to do to keep everything in tip top shape..... This is your home and you need to and had better learn how to stay on top of it. Not being critical, just giving you encouragement to know what you have and how to know when something is wrong and how to fix it.

For 99.5 % of the rest of 'us', if something 'breaks' we have a 'home' to go to and can get it 'fixed' days or weeks down the road. You may not be able to do that.

Good luck and be safe and have fun on the road.

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