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Old 08-19-2020, 08:06 PM   #1
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Good evening,
With all the craziness going on we decided to homeschool this year, and since I work 4 10s we have a 3 day weekend every week so we decided to take the plunge into the camper world.
We just picked up our Salem FSX 178BHSK last week and drove it across town and parked in Houston for the weekend. Not sure who thought it was a good idea to go to Houston in August, but we survived.
We are new to the travel trailer world so I plan to spend some time reading all the great information on this site, but feel free to throw me a bone and let me know what I need to know.
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Old 08-19-2020, 08:23 PM   #2
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Welcome to the forum and congratulations on your New Investment!! Enjoy making memories and Happy Camping from Central NC!
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Old 08-19-2020, 08:45 PM   #5
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Good evening,
With all the craziness going on we decided to homeschool this year, and since I work 4 10s we have a 3 day weekend every week so we decided to take the plunge into the camper world.
We just picked up our Salem FSX 178BHSK last week and drove it across town and parked in Houston for the weekend. Not sure who thought it was a good idea to go to Houston in August, but we survived.
We are new to the travel trailer world so I plan to spend some time reading all the great information on this site, but feel free to throw me a bone and let me know what I need to know.

Welcome aboard. This thread link below is aimed at new RV'ers like yourself. It should get you started out:


https://www.forestriverforums.com/fo...ts-157524.html
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Old 08-19-2020, 08:48 PM   #6
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There are many great camping spots all around Arlington. Check out the state parks and COE parks in our area. Are you handy with tools? Get a basic set of hand tools and a multi meter. Learn to use it if you are not familiar.
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Old 08-19-2020, 09:40 PM   #7
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Thank you, I will start there.
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Old 08-19-2020, 09:41 PM   #8
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Between duct tape and you tube I know enough to be dangerous!
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Between duct tape and you tube I know enough to be dangerous!

Stick with us, we'll work you up to JB Weld.
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Old 08-19-2020, 09:49 PM   #10
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Actually, while it's hot in Houston, the humidity has gone down to below 50% and it's fairly pleasant (compared to normal).

Welcome to the rving community and feel free to ask questions. It's a learning curve and you're going to learn a lot fairly quickly.
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Welcome from Wisconsin. Congrats and enjoy your Salem FSX 178BHSK.
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