Originally Posted by Mbornzo
Thanks for all the warm greetings. My wife and I cannot wait to start our journey int the world of RVing. I am now working on my list of items I need to purchase for this trailer. I think my wife is afraid I might spend to much time and money on new items for the trailer.
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You have NO idea...nor does your wife!
Honestly, if you do it right, you will need @ $600-ish worth of RV Accessories:
A Sewer Hose that actually works (RhinoFlex) $25
Tire Pressure Monitors (TST 507) Truck Systems Technologies $259.00
507 Starter System Kit -
Power Management System - 30AMP is $266
Good quality drinking water hose $26.00 for 35ft hose:
A Water Pressure Regulator
On a Budget: $8.00
Best (you will eventually get this one
Water Pressure Regulator. Brass Lead-free Adjustable Water Pressure Reducer for Rv with Guage. Includes Inlet Screened Filter. Model A01-1117tm - - Amazon.com
Andersen Levelers (You will need 2) $80.00/pair:
Amazon.com: Andersen-3604 Camper Leveler: Automotive
X-Chocks (You will need 2) $73.00/pair:
Amazon.com: X-Chock Wheel Stabilizer - Pair - One Handle - 28012: Automotive
And that's about it for the stuff you really "need" And, if you are on a budget, the Andersen Levelers & X-Chocks can wait. The Andersen's make leveling easier than wood/lego blocks. The X-Chocks markedly reduce trailer movement when camped (which a lot of folks find annoying).
Some on this list would advocate new tires as well - and, in fact, since you have not taken delivery yet, why not call the dealer and see if they will let you upgrade your tires to Goodyear Marathons or Maxxis?
(The RV industry is notorious for cheeping out on Chinese made tires).
Finally, if you haven't noticed...most of my links are to Amazon.com -- it would be worth it to become a prime member if you are not already one - you will save more than your $100/year membership on shipping costs PLUS you have access to a awesome audio/video/movie/book library as a benefit of Prime membership.
There you go! Hope I have not scared you off!!