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Old 04-27-2021, 08:24 PM   #1
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Hi there from Colorado I am new here and new owner of a 5th wheel

Hi all, Glad to have found this place, It looks pretty cool from me poking around and reading some of the posts.



So my wife and I have RV'ed before in a Class C in YellowStone about 3 years ago through RVShare. We had a great time with the family and she pushed for a popup.


We started poking around and a long funny story later we traded the Jeep Grand Cherokee in on a 2500 Dodge Cummings short bed, and purchased a 2020 Rouge Armored 371a13.


The Truck is new and we put a spray in bed liner in it, It was packaged from dodge with the 5th wheel puck system and we have a slide right 5th wheel hitch ordered through the RV Dealer.



We have not taken delivery of the unit yet as the hitch has not come in and there was a recall on the two front jacks and one of the rear jacks needed to be repaired.. So we are awaiting parts from Forest River.



Oh, about me I work from home for a fortune 500 company and was a law enforcement officer previously, My wife and I have two kids 13 YO Girl and 11 YO boy. We are looking forward to traveling around during the summer months mountain biking and other family activities.
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Old 04-27-2021, 08:32 PM   #2
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Wow, that's a nice one. So, you're keeping the pop-up in the garage?


I kid. Welcome and congratulations, I hope you get it home soon.
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Old 04-27-2021, 08:54 PM   #3
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LOL, Yes totally a Garage Queen... HAHA my truck wont fit in the garage let alone the rig.



We are looking forward to taking delivery I was told yesterday that parts have been shipped and install should be quick so I am thinking the end of next week.
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Old 04-27-2021, 09:26 PM   #4
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Welcome from Bow WA. You will love that diesel.

I am fortunate, in that we constructed a RV garage so we have inside storage.



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Old 04-27-2021, 09:32 PM   #5
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Thanks, looking forward to see how the 5th wheel pulls, I have bumper pulled many boats in my day but a 5th wheel will be a new adventure, beside driving a full tractor trailer a couple of times.
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