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Old 11-13-2014, 10:33 PM   #1
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Hello everyone, my wife and I just bought a Wildwood 29UD3 TT for the family. It is our first, yes (Newbies). We are a Military family currently stationed in NJ and are planning to move out to Idaho next July. We have traveled back and forth across the county about 8 times in the last 12 years majority in hotels spending $$$ and the last time we did it we pitched a tent mostly at KOAs. It was ok but we saw the majority of campers along the way had trailers and helped us see the upside of the RV/ TT. We have taken on a big challenge with this since we are planning on making it our primary residence for the next 7 months until we leave NJ. Any advice or tips with long term living in a TT will be greatly appreciated. Specifically winter living.

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Old 11-13-2014, 10:53 PM   #2
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Relax and try not to plan anything in great detail. Search a good repair kit to take with you, for like, you know repairs. Every day it's something (just a saying). It's new but tweeking your baby is necessary. I do worry about bearings. Don't know what type your axel is, but grease them real good before you go and when you get home. And, don't worry, relax and have a beer....
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Hello and welcome. Thank you for your service and thank your family for their sacrifices as well. I was living in NJ when I got married and considered having my wedding at fort dix. (My dad is retired Army). I will let others help you with the winter survival as I wasn't camping when we lived in NJ.
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Old 11-14-2014, 10:10 AM   #4
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Hello and welcome aboard, make sure you check out the Vets location in the forum, there are a lot of us here! Thank you for your service and happy camping.
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Old 11-14-2014, 10:35 AM   #5
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Old 11-14-2014, 04:44 PM   #6
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Greetings from New Hampshire

My wife and I bought a Rockwood Mini 2504S. We saw it at the dealer and it just followed us home. We both just retired and now with the new trailer, I guess that means we gotta go cross country! So the plan is to leave in March and take 6 months and travel. We are baseball fanatics ( go Red Sox) so we are planning on a baseball trip to as many major league parks as we can fit in,( and along the way minor league teams). Of course State and national parks are a priority also. So, I plan to use this forum to get as much advice and suggestions that you guys can through out there. As we get closer to leaving, Ill be around. Remember, 2/3rds of a pun, is PU!
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Old 11-14-2014, 05:33 PM   #7
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Congrats on the new trailer! My wife and I just bought a 2502 with the same idea, although we aren't retired, yet. Our plan is to learn how to utilize the TT for travel while we get ready for retirement.
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Old 11-14-2014, 06:08 PM   #8
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Welcome Armyof5. Thank you for your service and congrats on your 2015 Wildwood 29UD3 !
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Old 11-14-2014, 06:20 PM   #9
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Thank you for your service (and that goes to the rest of your family since I'm sure they have supported you the entire time). I'm a newby, too, so you are not alone!

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