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The RV – fifth wheel’n it

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After going to several fifth wheel dealers to check units out, we decided to narrow our research and look at specific brands we liked. It was easy to rule certain ones out that we didn’t like or wouldn’t work for our needs. Paul stumbled upon the Grand Design brand and decided it was worth a look at our local dealer. We finally had a day off together and we took the plunge to drive out and see them in person.

That was all it took – one look and we were sold this was the brand for us. We liked the layouts, the options, the feel of them, etc. We spent most of the morning looking at the layouts, talking to the sales guy and getting a feel for them. Unfortunately, since this is a newer brand used rigs are hard to come by. It also spoke to the brand as people seem to really like them and hold onto them.trailer-interior

We did more research and dug around online across the country for a used rig. Then we stumbled upon a 2015 still on a dealer’s lot. It was the layout we wanted with extra options. Should we take the plunge? Was it meant to be ours?? We NEVER expected this to happen so quickly. We were kind of in shock. We slept on it. We came back to it. We talked to the dealer. We spent an evening going over the finances, the pros, cons, etc. Could we make this happen? Were we ready?? We finally decided to take the plunge. If the one we wanted landed in our lap, we should bite. The world was telling us to go ahead with the plan; the dream was going to become reality.

  • Anne Barhyte (Photographer Of

    ALL I CAN SAY IS WOOOOOOOOW….wahooooooo.

  • Pete Dunn

    Nice RV! We actually sell a lot of cellular routers and antenna systems to RV owners that need consistent internet access even when outside of normal cell coverage. Just put a system in for an attorney going cross country last month. Let me know if you need any help and keep up the blogging!

    • Interested to learn more. We’re looking at Verizon unlimited plans for the road.

      • Pete Dunn

        Typically they do not allow unlimited plans on computers or USBs, just phones. And even then they cap off around 20GB. The routers we sell are Cradlepoint, take a look at one of these https://cradlepoint.com/products/aer-1600

  • Floyd Fernandez

    Is there more photos of the inside? Starting to look for the family as tent camping is out with my illness but want to still get out there?

    • We’ll post more when we pick it up in September. This is the dealership photo.