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Old 02-11-2015, 01:59 PM   #1
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Hello all...My wife and I just purchased a 2015 Grey Wolf 26BH. We have done a lot of tent camping but this will be our fist experience with a travel trailer. Looking to have some fun with our little family (we have a 2yr old son). We pick it up Friday and are heading straight to a local site to break it in. Any good tips for a newbie?

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Old 02-11-2015, 08:13 PM   #2
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Welcome from Wisconsin and congrats on your 2015 Grey Wolf 26BH. Enjoy all the amenities it has to offer over tent camping.

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Old 02-13-2015, 06:41 PM   #3
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Welcome! Fellow Arkansan here and new to travel trailer camping. We picked up our Roo last week and headed too a local campground to break it in. Read up on how a TT works. I knew next to nothing on how one works (plumbing system, electrical, etc..) I learned quite a bit by reading posts in this forum as the owners manual is really generic. Most of all, have fun with your new Grey Wolf!
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Old 02-15-2015, 02:51 PM   #4
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Welcome aboard! I also started out tent camping before getting my TT.

As for tips I would suggest figuring out what you really need to buy now and what can you get later on. Once I figured out my camping style I ended returning a lot of stuff.

Keeping things simple has works best for me. For an example I have a small folding table that I often will use. Instead of carrying another table cloth I just use my beach towel as a cover. That same beach towel comes in handy as a pad for the little step stool that I sometimes use as a foot rest.

Great choice for "Living within my means" and camping for one...

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Old 02-16-2015, 02:16 PM   #5
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Thanks all!! First trip went great. We are learning what we will need and will chip away at it. Can't wait for our next trip. Hopefully it will be a little warmer.
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Old 02-16-2015, 02:28 PM   #6
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Welcome from Hot Springs. I started tent camping many years ago with the BSA as a leader then moving to a 5th wheel in 2004. Sold the 5ver last year and we now own a TT. I learn something new on every campout. I keep a small notebook handy around camp so I can jot down ideas and needs. I also learn a ton from this forum.

I hope you enjoy your new TT.

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