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Old 03-08-2022, 03:47 PM   #1
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We are from Northern NY...about to purchase a (new to us) 2015 Sunseeker 3170DS built on a 2014 E450 Chassis.

Not new to RVing, previously owned a slide in 7.5' truck camper and 32' 5th wheel.

We are planning for our future retirement...

...4-5 years out. I am retired from the Army. Waiting to pick up our Class C. (Bank screwed up some paperwork). Already how six new tires to put on and a keyless entry door lock.

Looking forward to our first shake down trip next month to our sons driveway in NC for a few days followed by 5 nights at Pocahontas State Park in VA, and probably a night in each direction at a free location such as Cracker Barrel or Harvest Host etc..

Looking forward to learning from everyone and getting our rig set up for us and our best use...soon to be Grandparents, one of the reasons for this model. Will eventually be flat towing our 2019 F150 too. Cheers, hope to run into some of you down the road.

Paul and Laura
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Old 03-08-2022, 04:31 PM   #2
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Welcome from a fellow retiree (Vet) in Upstate NY near Ft Drum. Lots of great info here. Congrats on the new camper.
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Old 03-08-2022, 04:54 PM   #3
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Welcome from Wisconsin. Thank you for your service and enjoy your 2015 Sunseeker 3170DS.
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Old 03-08-2022, 04:56 PM   #4
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Congratulations on your purchase and welcome to the forum!
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Old 03-08-2022, 07:44 PM   #5
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Welcome to the forum, Thanks or your service Later RJD
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Old 03-08-2022, 07:45 PM   #6
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Welcome from SW Virginia !!


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Old 03-08-2022, 07:48 PM   #7
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Welcome to the forum from Winnipeg Manitoba
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Old 03-09-2022, 08:50 PM   #8
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Greetings from Western NY, the southern shore of Lake Ontario! This is a great place to find out what you need to know about your rig. And camping with the grandkids is the best! I saw your line about "soon to be grandparents" - Congrats!
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Old 03-17-2022, 07:11 AM   #9
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Thanks for the warm welcomes much to learn!!! Glad we found this site. Cheers
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Old 03-17-2022, 07:17 AM   #10
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Welcome from south Jersey! We love camping in NY, itís a great state to ride motorcycles and hike.
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