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Forum: Roo | Shamrock 06-09-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,809
Posted By UPGRADER
When ours gets dirty, it becomes...unROOly. ...

When ours gets dirty, it becomes...unROOly. You'll ROO the day this "thread" was started. ROOly ROOdiculous how things can get when playing here...
Forum: Appliances and Electronics 06-03-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 868
Posted By UPGRADER
I own a 2012 Roo, also. We, too, had "locking...

I own a 2012 Roo, also. We, too, had "locking down" the tv problems. As has been stated...pushing in the tv as far as it will go and then, grabbing the mounting arm behind the tv and pushing THE...
Forum: A Frame Campers 06-01-2012, 02:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,471
Posted By UPGRADER
I am a retired teacher and spent 3 months...

I am a retired teacher and spent 3 months researching EVERYTHING. Like others have stated: Ask questions about EVERYTHING. As I have heard and said to my students -- There are no stupid...
Forum: Roo | Shamrock 05-25-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,395
Posted By UPGRADER
Exclamation Another opinion revisited

:1106:I guess with over 2000 "posts", saying one person's suggestion is "ridiculous" is the option available to describe an "idea". But not all of us (so far, 2 of us suggested leaving the mattresses...
Forum: Roo | Shamrock 05-24-2012, 05:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,331
Posted By UPGRADER
We, too, owned a '99 Niagara for 12 years and...

We, too, owned a '99 Niagara for 12 years and looked to replace it with a new version. They did not exist with regard to matching our '99 model. The 2010-12 PUPs just did look as good as the one we...
Forum: Roo | Shamrock 05-24-2012, 04:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,395
Posted By UPGRADER
Talking I'm "Floored"

We received our 233S in October and after 4 trips, found that removing the mattress on the right as you enter and removing the mattress next to the refrig and placing them on the floor (folded) makes...
Forum: Roo | Shamrock 05-20-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,028
Posted By UPGRADER
Thumbs up ROOminations on the Roo

Fascinating...we have a 2012 233S, also. BUT, our beds are the bungee corded style. We ordered ours last July and received it in September. I had read that some hybrids were "hybrids", meaning parts...
Forum: Forest River Lifestyle 05-14-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 31,104
Posted By UPGRADER
Thumbs up Thanks To All

Having tent and PUP camped for 20 years, buying a hybrid was something we considered last year. I agree with other "postings" here -- reading too much regarding "issues" with FR might frighten people...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 04-16-2012, 06:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,126
Posted By UPGRADER
I have insured my Roo with Progressive. I tried...

I have insured my Roo with Progressive. I tried to "bundle" my camper insurance with the State Farm policies on my 2 cars, because dealing with one company should the need arise, makes sense. State...
Forum: Roo | Shamrock 04-16-2012, 03:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,816
Posted By UPGRADER
Just to clarify why we "custom" built our 233s....

Just to clarify why we "custom" built our 233s. All the models we saw at dealerships in Jun/July/Aug, 2011 were decorated inside with dark wood finishes and dark fabric. We were in no hurry to have...
Forum: Roo | Shamrock 04-15-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,206
Posted By UPGRADER
Question 233s U-dinette sleeping configuration

After spending way too much time trying to configure the U-dinette in a 233s into a bed, I need help. Our old popup dinette had 6 cushions that were flat and laid out to make a mattress. What have...
Forum: Roo | Shamrock 04-15-2012, 04:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,816
Posted By UPGRADER
Our 233s was was ordered in July, 2011 and paid...

Our 233s was was ordered in July, 2011 and paid for in August, 2011. There was no trade-in, as we sold the popup on Craig's List at the dealer's suggestion. We upgraded/added several items (power...
Forum: Roo | Shamrock 04-12-2012, 06:17 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,527
Posted By UPGRADER
Ordering my 233S in July and receiving it in...

Ordering my 233S in July and receiving it in October at RVDirect in Orlando, I received a 2012-and-a-half model. It had upgrades we did not expect: u-dinette, battery cut-off switch, Genisis sound...
Forum: Roo | Shamrock 03-02-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,520
Posted By UPGRADER
FYI: We have a 2012 233s Roo. We ordered it in...

FYI: We have a 2012 233s Roo. We ordered it in July and picked up it in October. We had a U-shaped dinette, battery cut off switch and 22" tv mounted over the couch added without the salesman or...
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 02-27-2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,284
Posted By UPGRADER
I have used the Lynx blocks for 20 years. We...

I have used the Lynx blocks for 20 years. We bought a popup at the time and the salesman suggested them. Having left the world of tents, we knew no better. The salesman was correct. I used them as...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 02-10-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,072
Posted By UPGRADER
Living near the river and ocean in Jacksonville,...

Living near the river and ocean in Jacksonville, storage facilities can charge what they wish. Anything near my house is $100 or more ($150 monthly at one place) for a 30' RV...lucky to live near...
Forum: General Community Discussions 01-18-2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,292
Posted By UPGRADER
Was on the site earlier today and had no...

Was on the site earlier today and had no problem...just had to "log in" after leaving site for an hour.
Forum: Jokes and Humor 01-16-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,019
Posted By UPGRADER
I, too, have nothing to add, but the truth. I was...

I, too, have nothing to add, but the truth. I was reading these and laughing out loud (that's LOL for you youngsters) and my wife walked in. She asked: "What are you laughing at?" I read several...
Forum: General Community Discussions 01-13-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,320
Posted By UPGRADER
Bahia Honda State Park in Florida Keys. You can...

Bahia Honda State Park in Florida Keys. You can park your RV/tent/ camper/sleeping bag on the edge of the ocean and step out, walk 3-4 feet into the ocean. Best campground for view/location we've...
Forum: Roo | Shamrock 01-11-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,338
Posted By UPGRADER
Smile Always Ask One More Question

Hopefully, you'll get to "see" actual models. We bought a 233S 2012 Roo sight unseen. There was one 2011 Roo located within a 100 miles of us out of 12 RV dealerships in that 100 mile radius. The '11...
Forum: Roo | Shamrock 01-07-2012, 06:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,078
Posted By UPGRADER
In July, '11, we ordered a 2012 233S Roo. This...

In July, '11, we ordered a 2012 233S Roo. This was after 2 months of trying to "see" an actual Roo and not pictures of Roos. We found a 2011 Roo to look at, but did not like the decor. We ordered the...
Forum: Roo | Shamrock 12-06-2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,253
Posted By UPGRADER
Smile Too Much Time On My Hands

I, too, had a 2011 catalogue and used it to "option" our camper, since a 2012 catalogue did not (doesn't) exist. The dinette is the "slide" side, which we were told is a few inches wider than the...
Forum: Roo | Shamrock 12-06-2011, 10:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,253
Posted By UPGRADER
We purchased a 233S based on 2011 specs/options. ...

We purchased a 233S based on 2011 specs/options. I called FR and talked to several reps in different departments to clarify info I'd read at this forum regarding changes /upgrades. Everyone I spoke...
Forum: Roo | Shamrock 12-06-2011, 05:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,253
Posted By UPGRADER
Question What's a "hybrid" hybrid?

We ordered our Roo in July and picked it up in September with changes we did not expect. Apparently, we got a "hybrid" hybrid. The Roo has a tv (included, but not on spec list for the Roo) mounted...
Forum: Welcome Mat 11-27-2011, 06:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 530
Posted By UPGRADER
Thumbs up You've done well!

We spent 22 years tenting and our 3 month old was with us at the start...we packed more disposable diapers than camping gear. Monthly, weekend trips were part of our lives. Our daughter's experiences...
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