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Old 05-17-2012, 07:56 PM   #1
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Future Camper From East TN

Hello JOF - another newbie here. I'm from Upper East TN near the TN/VA/NC state lines about 100 miles east of the Smoky Mountains and only a few miles from the NASCAR Bristol Motor Speedway. Just now learning about camping and travel trailers - it's been on my "bucket list" for some time. Don't have a camper yet, but I'm looking and soaking up all the knowledge and advice this forum has to offer. Will probably have a lot of questions later on down the line.

In the meantime, I'm pleased to be here and looking forward to being a happy camper.

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Old 05-17-2012, 09:37 PM   #2
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welcome from northern california...happy camping!

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Old 05-17-2012, 10:02 PM   #3
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Welcome Mike.. thats how I chose our camper..
I felt so educated by the time we got ours

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Old 05-18-2012, 10:33 AM   #4
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Welcome Mike! I didn't find this forum until after we purchased our TT, but apparently we got lucky and had a salesperson who listened to our wants. We love our 32bhds!
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Old 05-18-2012, 11:00 AM   #5
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Mike, my suggestion is to start with your tow vehicle. Take everything off your list that you can't tow. That is unless you want to upgrade you TV.

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Old 05-18-2012, 02:35 PM   #6
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Welcome to the forum, Realval! Thanks for your service, here is a thread about our past/present military members!

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Old 05-18-2012, 05:58 PM   #7
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Welcome to the forum. I'm new here myself and have already made a list of mods to the new TT which is in route from the Jayco factory today.The wait is almost over..
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Old 05-27-2012, 11:58 AM   #8
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Welcome to the Forum! I think you and I are about as far apart as possible and still live in Tennessee...lol....
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Old 05-27-2012, 06:03 PM   #9
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I am always amazed how long TN is. When we hit I40 coming down I81 the first mile marker we see reads 421 miles or something like that... Thats a long way to memphis TN...
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Old 05-27-2012, 07:13 PM   #10
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Yup - from East to West it's about a total of 500 miles across the Volunteer State. Makes for one good days drive. I'm really learning a lot on this forum about travel trailers. You all are the best - thanks for all your words of advice for us newbies.

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