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Joined
Jan 28, 2020
Messages
286
Location
Cypress Inn, TN
RV Year
2011
RV Make
Thor
RV Model
Hurricane
RV Length
32ft
TOW/TOAD
2018 Nissan Rogue
Hello all,
I have looked at this site several times looking for information and it's been so helpful I decided to join. My wife and I are campers from way back 40+ years starting in tents. We moved to pull campers, then 5th wheels the biggest being a 36 ft triple slide. We sold everything when we bought some property in TN knowing we would have little time to travel, but now that things have settled down a bit were getting back into it. Always a trailer guy I was skeptical about getting a motorhome, but decided to give it a try. We bought a fixer upper 2011 Thor Hurricane. The floors were sagging and dated. The exterior was faded and dull, but everything worked. We made a few test runs starting a 100 miles out to 300 miles out. We found some issues and corrected them. i.e. tires truing, wheels balanced, alignment fixed 90% of it. We liked the RV so we started renovation and they are more or less complete. Rebuilt floor, new flooring, new carpet, new furniture, new led lighting fixtures, new TV's, cleaned and polished the exterior, buffed the headlights, new awning etc. Now were ready to head out. Our major trip this spring will be to Salem Or on a vacation/work trip.
 

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Joined
Nov 2, 2019
Messages
2,341
Location
WA, MT or somewhere else!
RV Year
2018
RV Make
Newmar
RV Model
Mountain Aire 4047
RV Length
40'
TOW/TOAD
2014 Honda CR-V
First, welcome to RVF @BGMAC! Glad to have you.

Wow! You're our kinda guy! Very nice renovation of the coach. You'll find a bunch of folks on these forums that are pretty handy and into working on their coaches. I'm thinking you will fit in really well.

TJ
 
Joined
Jan 28, 2020
Messages
286
Location
Cypress Inn, TN
RV Year
2011
RV Make
Thor
RV Model
Hurricane
RV Length
32ft
TOW/TOAD
2018 Nissan Rogue
Thank you TJ,
I could not have done all of that without Twila my wife. She is pretty handy in her own right. They wanted so much money for captains chairs or seat cover kit Twila decided to re-due them herself. Buying remnants she was able to fix up the seats for about $18 each for materials.
 

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Joined
Nov 15, 2019
Messages
500
Location
DFW, TX
RV Year
2020
RV Make
Newmar
RV Model
New Aire 3543
RV Length
35
TOW/TOAD
2020 Jeep Gladiator
Well done, indeed! Glad to have you!
 
Joined
Nov 2, 2019
Messages
2,341
Location
WA, MT or somewhere else!
RV Year
2018
RV Make
Newmar
RV Model
Mountain Aire 4047
RV Length
40'
TOW/TOAD
2014 Honda CR-V
Thank you TJ,
I could not have done all of that without Twila my wife. She is pretty handy in her own right. They wanted so much money for captains chairs or seat cover kit Twila decided to re-due them herself. Buying remnants she was able to fix up the seats for about $18 each for materials.
Very nice upholstery work! I've seen upholstery shop work that is not that good. Kudos to Twila

TJ
 
Joined
Nov 4, 2019
Messages
635
Location
No Where In Particular
RV Year
2020
RV Make
Newmar
RV Model
Dutch Star 4369
RV Length
43’ 9”
TOW/TOAD
2016 Colorado
Very nice work by both of you. Now enjoy the trip and the fruits of your labor. Hope all goes smoothly.
 
Joined
Jul 27, 2019
Messages
3,624
Location
Midlothian, VA
RV Year
2017
RV Make
Newmar
RV Model
Ventana 4037
RV Length
40' 10"
TOW/TOAD
2017 Chevy Colorado
Welcome @BGMAC - great to have you join us and enjoy the RV lifestyle together.
 
Joined
Jan 27, 2020
Messages
94
Location
Gardnerville, NV
RV Year
2020
RV Make
Coachmen
RV Model
Freedom Express 192RBS
RV Length
22.5
TOW/TOAD
2019 Dodge POWER WAGON
Thank you TJ,
I could not have done all of that without Twila my wife. She is pretty handy in her own right. They wanted so much money for captains chairs or seat cover kit Twila decided to re-due them herself. Buying remnants she was able to fix up the seats for about $18 each for materials.
She did an amazing job! :D
 
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