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Old 04-19-2017, 08:26 AM   #1
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Greetings from the Farside

I loved Gary Larsen's Farside comic strip so I chose the name farsidefan1. I purchased a GMC Denali 3500 with 6.7 diesel and Allison transmission so I wouldn't have to worry about which RV I could buy.
Had that for a few weeks and yesterday went out and bought a CR28RL. My wife didn't want to go over 30 feet but she decided she could add an extra 11 inches.
Won't pick it up till they finish installing the Satellite dish, solar panel, 5500 generator, exterior paint protection, rear view camera and a few other necessities (lol, like I know what is necessary at this stage of my new RV experience).

I'm a bit intimidated by RVing as I'm probably one of the 3 or 4 least handy guys on the planet. Fortunately my wife who in addition to being a top biochemist is very handy as well. I just do what she says . She gave me a kidney to keep me around a year ago so in addition to her being smarter than me she has some extra credibility to me.

I'm hoping to learn a bunch here and as I do I'll share that with others. Thanks for having me in here.
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Old 04-19-2017, 08:30 AM   #2
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Welcome to the forum. Sounds like you did your homework and have a nice setup. Everyone is new to camping at some point. If you have questions, ask away. There are a lot of great people with lots of experience here.
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Old 04-19-2017, 08:41 AM   #3
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Welcome to the forum. Congratulations on the new truck and rv, it sounds like you have yourselves a really nice setup. You will find an answer here to any questions or concerns you have.
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Old 04-19-2017, 01:22 PM   #4
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Congrats and welcome from MD. Sounds like you got a yourself a nice rig.
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Old 04-19-2017, 01:27 PM   #5
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Greetings Farside. Congrats on your new setup.
Sounds like you have a very nice better half.
Enjoy your new truck and trailer, you apparently deserve a little R&R.
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Old 04-19-2017, 01:48 PM   #6
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Welcome from Texas. we also have a cruiser aire and really enjoy it .
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Old 04-19-2017, 03:12 PM   #7
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Welcome from NC. Remember the only stupid questions are the ones that's not ask.
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Old 04-19-2017, 05:37 PM   #8
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Welcome to the forum. Congratulations on the new toys. Maybe the biochemist can figure out a way to keep the tank sensors clean........

Nice of her to give you a kidney. In 32 years the only thing my DW has given me is a headache.......LOL
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Old 04-19-2017, 05:48 PM   #9
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Welcome from CT. Congratulations on the new rig. Let the adventures begin!!!!!
Let's see some pictures.

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Old 04-19-2017, 06:07 PM   #10
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Congrats and welcome. Nice setup you have
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