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Old 12-11-2019, 12:23 PM   #1
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Smile New Roo Owner!!

Hello! My family just purchased a 2006 Roo 23SS. We have been camping for over 20 years, and graduated from a 1987 Coleman Columbia Pop-Up that was about this _____ big! More recently we've been using a tent cabin that could hold my family of 4, and our boxer dog a little better than the Coleman. We look forward to many years of continued camping, with a little more amenities (like a functional bathroom!!) with our new hybrid.

I look forward to reading more, and getting to know some forum users!

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Old 12-11-2019, 12:31 PM   #2
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Old 12-11-2019, 03:16 PM   #4
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Hi and welcome to FRF, from a former 23SS owner. Be sure to check out the Roo/Shamrock sub-forum.
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Old 12-11-2019, 08:56 PM   #5
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Welcome!!! We love our Roo! Happy camping!
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Old 12-12-2019, 06:58 AM   #6
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Welcome from Canada and another former Roo 23SS owner (ours was a 2010). Keep the bunk door seals in good condition and you’ve got yourself a great hybrid. Congrats!
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Welcome aboard the forum. Enjoy your future excursions with greetings from Central NC
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Old 12-12-2019, 08:13 AM   #10
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Old 12-12-2019, 08:33 AM   #11
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Congrats to you and your family on your purchase. We love our Roo 23SS.
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Old 12-12-2019, 11:50 AM   #12
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Welcome. We are also former popup people who have transitioned to a hybrid and love it. Hope yours meets all your expectations. I see from your info page that you are a fellow Marylander.... Maybe we will see you at a campground sometime.
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Old 12-12-2019, 01:05 PM   #13
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Still the best floor plan the Roo offers (offered)!

I have an "early 2006" Roo 23SS now in a barn until next March or April when she will start her 16th camping season. I think the trailer body got wider and taller mid model year which would be nice but we're fine with the trailer as it is.

Recommend a ruthless check of the trailer, especially the roof, for cracked caulking as well as all the bed seals. I'm still running the original wheel bearings and brakes -- they get preventive maintenance every year. Grease is cheap.

Wheel lug nut torque and tire pressure are vital. Don't run old tires. I had a trip-killing blowout at speed on the Ohio Turnpike two years ago. Tires weren't original but were very old. Four or five years seems about max for trailer tires.

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Old 12-18-2019, 07:55 AM   #14
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Old 12-18-2019, 09:55 AM   #15
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Welcome to the forum. This is a great source for info about your Roo. Enjoy from another PUP to hybrid owner.
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