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Old 03-28-2011, 05:31 PM   #1
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Just picked up our new Wildwood yesterday

Just purchased our first trailer Wildwood 22rks and picked it up yesterday. Excited and scared all at the same time
Any words of wisdom would be much appreciated.
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Old 03-28-2011, 05:38 PM   #2
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Dont be scared. Go out this weekend and have a good time. I remember the jitters when we got our first camper.

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Old 03-28-2011, 05:41 PM   #3
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Old 03-28-2011, 06:26 PM   #4
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I think the quick walk around of everything was a little overwhelming. Thank god I had my parents there with us otherwise we would of been lost. No mention of extended warranty. Found the info in our packet once we got home for $150 with FR. Just really not to impressed with the whole pickup experience. Hoping the camping experiences to come will make up for the headaches we had the day we picked up the trailer.
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Old 03-28-2011, 08:20 PM   #5
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Congratulations on your new Wildwood!!!
2010 Wildwood 22FBCE
2010 Dodge Ram 1500 4x4 5.7L Hemi
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Old 03-28-2011, 10:19 PM   #6
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Congratulations. I guess the only advice would be to go slow and take it easy until you are used to it. I'm sure your good experiences will outnumber the bad. If you have an issue at a campsite don't be afraid to ask your neighbours. Most are only too happy to help out so don't be discouraged if you occasionally run into one bad apple. Good luck and enjoy. Old Guys
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Old 03-28-2011, 10:23 PM   #7
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Welcome to forum and congrats on your new trailer!

Relax and enjoy. I hope you and your family have a great summer camping!
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Old 03-29-2011, 05:02 AM   #8
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to the forum and congratulations on the new camper! I would recommend that your first few outings be near home and at camping locations which are near resources such as grocery and RV supply stores. I say this because if there are any issues which arise that need to be repaired by the dealer, you will not be very far away and inevitably there will be things which you will forget or did not think of and it will be nice to not have to drive very far to obtain them. Don't start right out with the 2-week, multi-state, dream of a lifetime vacation. Start slow and easy, perhaps even camp in your driveway a few nights to get everything figured out and decide what you will need.

Good luck and happy camping!


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