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Old 05-17-2020, 01:33 PM   #1
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Greetings and salutations all! New to rv'ing and towing, so naturally purchased a tow vehicle and a '20 Sandpiper. Apparently got hoodwinked on my PDI, and they just showed me how to extend the slides, and empty 1 of the 2 black/grey tanks. So I have a lot to learn. Good Sam support seems like a useless waste to me, and the forest river support "powered by saferide motor club" has been less than stellar.

I did a trial by fire since I bought the 5th wheel in Florida and traveled to Virginia, stopping overnight in Georgia, and then South Carolina. And now I have a whole list of stuff to figure out and or fix, and always a list of stuff I believe I need to purchase!

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Old 05-17-2020, 01:43 PM   #2
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Welcome from South Jersey. Lots to learn and this is a good place for info!
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Old 05-17-2020, 02:22 PM   #3
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Welcome to the forum and the world of RVing. You came to the right place to get your questions answered as there are a lot of knowledgeable folks here to help you. Make sure to post your questions under the sandpiper thread. Enjoy and Later RJD
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Old 05-18-2020, 08:01 AM   #4
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Welcome from SW Ohio , enjoy your 2020 FR Sandpiper 5thwheel !
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Old 05-18-2020, 08:26 AM   #5
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Welcome from SE Wisconsin, enjoy your fifthwheel , Lots of advice on this forum.
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Old 05-18-2020, 08:34 AM   #6
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We purchased our first rv in 2018.

They are really complicated beasts.

We are still discovering new stuff!

You gotta be handy,

Ups had a path beaten down to our door. We choose 90% well. 10% duds.

Go somewhere for a week with a nearby hardware store, rv sales place for parts, WiFi, Wallmart and Kroger. Plan on spending every other day doin stuff to the rv. You will get it. Eat and drink well.
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Old 05-18-2020, 09:35 AM   #7
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Welcome from Missouri. Congratulations on your 20 Sandpiper. If you have any questions you need answers for be sure to use the search at the top of the forum page.
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