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Old 03-02-2022, 04:25 PM   #1
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Hello from Southwestern Ontario Canada

So I just purchased a 2018 Forest River Flagstaff Micro Lite 21 DS, which coming from a 1998 10' popup JAYCO is like moving into the Hamptons from Harlem.

I'm from South Western Ontario Canada and have visited every Southern Provincial Park in Ontario which led me to purchasing the Micro Lite travel trailer (TT) as I'll be venturing to the Northern Parks these coming years and wanted something more comfortable and provided a bit more sense of security than what you don't ever get from canvas bunk ends.

So I'm as much as a newbie as one can be when it comes to a TT so I thought it best I join a forum where experienced campers (with a similar TT) have been helping to field answers to the many questions that are asked by newbies such as me.
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Old 03-02-2022, 04:34 PM   #2
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Welcome to the forum, Enjoy and Later RJD
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Old 03-02-2022, 05:33 PM   #3
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Welcome from Wisconsin. Congrats and enjoy your 2018 Flagstaff Micro Lite 21 DS.
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Old 03-02-2022, 06:20 PM   #4
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Welcome from the North shore of Lake Ontario near Presqu段le Provincial Park.

We値l be Provincial Park camping all over your area this coming June.

This is the welcome mat forum. New questions should be posted under the appropriate forum category and you値l be amazed at the help here.

Ken and Terry
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Old 03-02-2022, 06:43 PM   #5
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Welcome from north west WA. We camp in BC.
My first suggestion is to look at the tires on the TT and specifically note the load range. There are lots of threads on tires, but think about updating the tires to a US brand and consider a load range that is one letter greater. For example, my TT came with load range of Cs, and I now have Ds.
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Old 03-02-2022, 06:49 PM   #6
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Welcome to the forum from Winnipeg Manitoba
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Old 03-02-2022, 09:21 PM   #7
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Old 03-03-2022, 11:16 PM   #8
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Welcome from SoCal! As you explore the forums you池e bound to find lots of good reading & information. Enjoy!
Great choice for "Living within my means" and camping for one...

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Old 03-04-2022, 12:18 AM   #9
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Welcome, so glad you’re here. We all pitch in to help each other find answers and solutions. The more, the merrier ��
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Old 03-09-2022, 09:00 PM   #10
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Welcome from the southern shore of Lake Ontario! You've come to the right place to learn.
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Old 03-09-2022, 09:47 PM   #11
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Welcome from just east of Toronto and congrats on your new to you Flagstaff!

Here are a couple threads that might be of interest.
2023 Rockwood Signature 8262RBS
2016 Ford F-250 XLT SuperCrew, 6.2L, 4x4, 6'9" bed
2019 Rockwood Signature 8290BS (2019 - 2022)
2011 Rockwood Signature 8293SS (2015 - 2018)
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