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Old 01-23-2013, 09:34 PM   #1
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Newbie Microlite 23LB owners!

Hello Everybody,

My wife and I are the proud owners of a 2013 Microlite 23LB! We are very new to this, but very excited to try to learn everything we can and have fun along the way. - We've been checking out the forums for several weeks and learning so much. We still have no idea what we're doing, but thank everybody on this forum for sharing their knowledge and experiences.. we don't feel so alone anymore!

We've got 5 young kids and we all can't wait til spring, to start this new adventure of ours. We live in VA so we're all winterized. so, so-far the only camping we've done is in the driveway, yet still having a blast.

When we first bought our TT several weeks ago we picked it up from the dealer with our 2011 Honda Pilot 4WD. It towed surprisingly well, but knew i was maxing out. so.. yesterday, we traded the pilot for a 2012 Ford E350 Passenger Van! We're stoked cause it fits our family better, more room for the kids stuff and the payments are lower. plus, it should be a better towing experience.

I've attached some photos of our old towing vehicle and microlite and our new wheels. I hope to add many more photos when winter goes away and we actually leave the driveway.

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Old 01-23-2013, 10:32 PM   #2
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Congratulations!
Looks like you got the whole package. I'm sure you will have many lasting memories from your adventures.

Enjoy the kids now, they really do grow up fast.
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Old 01-23-2013, 11:16 PM   #3
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Congrats on the 2013 Microlite 23LB!
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Congrats and welcome! We switched from a worn out minivan to the Ford E350 12 passenger. Great tow vehicle with plenty of room for family, friends, and gear.
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Hello Everybody,

My wife and I are the proud owners of a 2013 Microlite 23LB! We are very new to this, but very excited to try to learn everything we can and have fun along the way. - We've been checking out the forums for several weeks and learning so much. We still have no idea what we're doing, but thank everybody on this forum for sharing their knowledge and experiences.. we don't feel so alone anymore!

We've got 5 young kids and we all can't wait til spring, to start this new adventure of ours. We live in VA so we're all winterized. so, so-far the only camping we've done is in the driveway, yet still having a blast.

When we first bought our TT several weeks ago we picked it up from the dealer with our 2011 Honda Pilot 4WD. It towed surprisingly well, but knew i was maxing out. so.. yesterday, we traded the pilot for a 2012 Ford E350 Passenger Van! We're stoked cause it fits our family better, more room for the kids stuff and the payments are lower. plus, it should be a better towing experience.

I've attached some photos of our old towing vehicle and microlite and our new wheels. I hope to add many more photos when winter goes away and we actually leave the driveway.

It looks nice what does LB stand for and does it have a slide out
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Congratuations. We are positive your upcoming adventures will be full of fun and excitement.
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Congrats and welcome! We switched from a worn out minivan to the Ford E350 12 passenger. Great tow vehicle with plenty of room for family, friends, and gear.
We too are loving the 12 pass Ford E350! plenty of room under the seats and it tows so much better than our Honda pilot ever could!

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We too are loving the 12 pass Ford E350! plenty of room under the seats and it tows so much better than our Honda pilot ever could!

What does the LB stand for
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It looks nice what does LB stand for and does it have a slide out
I think the LB stands for Lite Bunkhouse according to this description Flagstaff Micro Lite 23LB Bunkhouse / Bunks Travel Trailer RV by Forest River
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