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Old 03-25-2016, 11:51 PM   #1
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Taking delivery Monday and can't wait!

I have been reading this forum for a bit now and this is my first post here.
We have purchased a bran spankin' new 2016 Cardinal 3825FL and are so excited. We upgraded from a Keystone Carbon 327 toy hauler fiver. We made some sacrifices with the Carbon's floor plan and it has bit us in the *****. Our new Cardinal has a hugely spacious forward living room (not just a couch for 3), a great kitchen area with dining table (missing in Carbon), a huge pantry and residential refrigerator and a very comfy rear bedroom with a washer and dryer. This beauty has very nice full paint and gel coat and we also opted for the generator allowing us more time unplugged and self reliant. Upgrading batteries and inverter will happen shortly and also have plans to throw some solar panels up on top too.
We consider ourselves as part time full timers planning on several 2 to 3 week trips and at least one, 3 to 4 month trip yearly. In 2017 we are planing 5 to 6 months for an Alaska journey. Click image for larger version

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Monday at noon is our PDI and I have already talked to our tech and warned him, it's gonna take a while. This is our first Forest River product and I want to make sure I see and touch and play with it all.

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Old 03-26-2016, 12:19 AM   #2
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Wow! That is a great looking trailer

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Old 03-26-2016, 12:40 AM   #3
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Congrats on your new rig, she's a beauty!!!!
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Old 03-26-2016, 12:53 AM   #4
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I'm the DW of GQCamper and can't wait for Monday too. =) Finally real living space for us!

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Old 03-26-2016, 01:41 AM   #5
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That's a nice looking trailer, congrats
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Old 03-26-2016, 05:20 AM   #6
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Wow, great looking unit. Congrats! I see you have a guard dog.
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Old 03-26-2016, 06:09 AM   #7
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Congratulations and welcome to the site from SW Idaho.
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Old 03-26-2016, 06:21 AM   #8
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Welcome and congrats!!!!!!! best of luck on your new unit.
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Old 03-26-2016, 06:40 AM   #9
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Welcome and good luck

That is a gorgeous unit. Best of luck with it.
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Old 03-26-2016, 07:12 AM   #10
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Welcome to the forum and congrats on your new 5er. It's a beauty. Love the front living area. Enjoy Later RJD

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