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Old 12-03-2008, 03:15 PM
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Hi there

I will be purchasing a RV soon and heading out with the family (5) and 5 chihuahuas. I recently started homeschooling my 3 kids so I figured what the hey lets travel. I am kinda jumping into this so any helpful hints for a first timer please feel free.
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Old 12-03-2008, 03:38 PM
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Welcome aboard

You're already a brave person living with 5 chihuahuas, so you'll do just fine
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Old 12-03-2008, 04:01 PM
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Welcome to the forum cdserna. What type RV are you looking to purchase?
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Old 12-03-2008, 05:00 PM
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Welcome! Probably still camping weather out there in AZ huh? I'm jealous. Yeah, like to hear what RV you will be purchasing.
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Old 12-04-2008, 05:22 AM
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Welcome to the forum cdserna. If this is your first RV, here are a few things to help consider before buying.

I would recommend that a first time buyer buy used/second hand. RVs will depreciate a lot in the first few years just like an automobile.

Spend a lot of time investigating models and floorplans. I think this will be extremely important in your situation with 5 people and 5 chihuahuas. You are going to need space to move around when your all in there at once, as well as sleeping arrangements, storage, etc...

When you find the RV you like, ask the seller to show you how everything work. Make sure the fridge, stove, awning, toilets, water pump and other things work. They may not be able to demonstrate the AC, it requires more amperage than most will have plugged into at home.

Good luck, keep us updated on what you get.
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Old 12-07-2008, 08:35 AM
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Welcome to our little corner of the Internet I am sure you will enjoy yourself here!
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Wow... you are brave:

1. Homeschooling
2. 5 chihuahuas
3. Homeschooling with 5 chihuahuas in one RV!!!!



Welcome to the community. You will have to blog about your adventures!
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