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Old 04-12-2014, 03:47 PM   #11
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Well?

Well? Yesterday was the big day, right? How did it go?
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Old 04-13-2014, 08:14 AM   #12
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Delivery went great. Purchased it from Countryside RV in Colfax, IA and the staff was awesome. I bought the equalizer hitch and it pulled amazing, even on a windy day. It was a 3hr drive home. Can't wait to get out on our first trip!

Any other Iowa folks out here have a favorite, kid friendly, campground?

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Old 04-13-2014, 08:41 PM   #13
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Delivery went great. Purchased it from Countryside RV in Colfax, IA and the staff was awesome. I bought the equalizer hitch and it pulled amazing, even on a windy day. It was a 3hr drive home. Can't wait to get out on our first trip!

Any other Iowa folks out here have a favorite, kid friendly, campground?

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We also use the Equalizer and I like it much better than the old one we had (chains and trunion bars)
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Old 04-13-2014, 11:45 PM   #14
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First Mod....

Well since it is raining out of control I decided to go ahead and do my first mod to the 318. Changed out the 36" LED TV I got with it for a 42" LED. I had to remove the mount and centered it (it was an inch off center). Also moved it up so the TV would be centered, instead of toward the bottom. I had to also remove the radio and level that too. Whoever put these in must have a crooked head! Fits great!

Also put the TV in the bunk room entertainment center, as well as a DVD player.
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Old 04-14-2014, 06:49 AM   #15
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Looks great
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Old 04-17-2014, 08:05 AM   #16
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Funny....I keep finding more stuff that was missed on the walk through. Found the spare tire cover they said "didnt come with this model", and yesterday found this chair underneath the dinette seat that I didnt know (and dealer obviously didnt know) even came with this model.
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Old 04-17-2014, 10:08 AM   #17
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I like the exterior colour scheme with the matte black on the front as well as the black slide out side walls. Sharp
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Old 04-17-2014, 10:19 AM   #18
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Thanks 5 hole! That matte black on the front is actually LineX bed liner the manufacturer sprayed on the front. It's very nice to keep the rock chips to a minimum, and I think it gave it a great look. That was one of the things that drew my eye to this unit.. That and the fact the whole thing is outfitted with LED lighting from the factory..including the storage areas, the outdoor kitchen, and all of the lights on the front
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Old 04-18-2014, 09:01 AM   #19
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Well...haven't camped yet since the weather has been so cold but I did set everything up in the driveway for a few days. We had 30mph winds, 4" of rain, then snow, and not a drop of water inside. I guess that's pretty good!
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Old 04-18-2014, 11:12 AM   #20
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That is the way it is supposed to be!!! What part of Iowa are u from

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