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Old 09-08-2010, 04:20 PM   #1
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upgraded from a tent.

Just go our first RV. We got the rockwood 8319ss. happy so far, some little issues but much nicer then the tent.
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Old 09-08-2010, 04:25 PM   #2
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Welcome to the Forum!

Big change going from a tent to a 34' camper. I think you wisely short-cut the usual progression...tent, pop-up, small TT, bigger TT or 5er. Good job!


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Old 09-08-2010, 04:32 PM   #3
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Welcome to FRF

no more laying on the ground

congrats on the up grade to the deluxe apartment
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Old 09-08-2010, 05:56 PM   #4
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to the forum and congrats on the new camper. Hope you have many fun and trouble free trips!
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Old 09-08-2010, 10:22 PM   #5
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WOW!!! That's a big step up from a tent. Way to go. I'm sure you are in for some good trips and hopefully some of them will be here in Ontario. Congratulations and welcome to the forum. Old Guys
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Old 09-08-2010, 10:45 PM   #6
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Welcome to the forum!
Our family just upgraded from a tent as well and will never look back. Our first trip out was great and the best part was on the last night it was pouring rain. The next morning we just tidied up a bit inside, pulled the slides in, hooked up and drove away. No wet sleeping bags, grumpy kids or unhappy mom and dad from being soaked. Very stress free
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Old 09-09-2010, 10:17 AM   #7
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thank you eveyone.
we spent a lot of time deciding what to do. we figured it was best for us just to start out with what we would end up in anyway, save the trouble of losing value everytime we upgraded. It did take us 3 years to finally find the trailer we both liked tho. It sure has changed the way we camp , we have been out every weekend this summer. and with the crap weather here in Calgary it has made it way more enjoyable for the 4 of us.
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