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Old 11-16-2018, 11:17 PM   #1
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Newbie shakedown

Sold a 20 yr old Minnie Winnie and purchased a new Redhawk 31xl. Night and day difference even though I am scared of all the moving pieces and modern conveniences. This is my first ever new RV purchase and it was definitely an eye opening experience. The options are endless and, for us, we had to factor in the non negotiables. At the end of the day we decided on the Redhawk over the Grayhawk, a class c over a class a. You can go crazy making the decision and I guess that when it's all said and done you have to be happy with YOUR decision.
We just completed a 1400 mile 4 day shakedown, NH to Ohio in freezing weather. We were very pleased with the overall performance. Very comfortable to drive and the family fit very comfortably compared to the old MH.
Now that we're back at the home port we're excited for the next journey and grateful for this forum and keeping our fingers crossed that we made the right decision.
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Old 11-17-2018, 07:12 AM   #2
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Old 11-17-2018, 08:49 AM   #3
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Newbie shakedown success
"...very pleased ...", "... very comfortable to drive ...", "...family fit very comfortably...",
" ... we're excited for the next journey...".


Thanks for letting us know.
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When we decide to downsize if ever, the Redhawk will be on the list. We have 2 friends with them and plan to pick their brains for their real life experiences over time.
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Old 11-17-2018, 12:50 PM   #5
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CONGRATULATIONS on the JAYCO!!!

...and WELCOME TO JOF!!! The members here are GREAT!!! There is a lot of GREAT information to be found here. I am sure that you will have information and pictures to share with us... so please do!!

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Congratulations and Welcome! Enjoy your new journey.
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