Where’s the RV (Part 2)

Back from the shop… Back in the shop We picked up the RV last Saturday November 8th.  La Mesa got everything done – new Sharp R-1880LS Microwave/Convection oven, new rear bedroom window and all the rest of the things that needed to get fixed got fixed (See prior post here)!  Yippee!   Camping here we go!  We

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Waiting for Repairs to get done

Where’s the RV? We purchased our Winnebago Journey from La Mesa RV on August 9th.  The ‘prep’ was completed and we picked it up on August 25th and that weekend we took it out camping.  This was our ‘shake down’ trip because we have a 15 day warranty from La Mesa on several major components.

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Buying for the RV Basement

New RV Accessories – Buying for the RV Basement   Continuing our tour of the RV and preparing for our first camping trip we go to the basement.  When buying for the basement we see a number of major systems that support the RV.  Besides storage, there is the Power System, Water and waste control, on-board

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New RV Accessories – TPMS

RV Accessories – TPMS – Tire Pressure Monitoring System Now that we have our RV, let’s look at some of the accessories we felt were critical.  We will start in the cab.  The rubber meets the road in an RV with the tires.  Many RVs have dual wheels that make it difficult to check if

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Buying the right RV – Done!

Our Journey – Maiden Voyage We did it!  We’ve gone from looking to buying the RV.   In August we purchased a 2008 Winnebago Journey from La Mesa RV in Davis, California.  Prior to purchasing this RV we had placed offers on RVs in Oregon and Southern California during the first week of August.  Getting information

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Motorhome Comparison Guide

Motorhome Comparison Guide

How to get the RV details you didn’t know you needed! A company called JR Consumer run by Randall Eaton manages a website called RVReviews.net where I purchased the book Motorhome Comparison Guide.  Randall’s company publishes customer satisfaction data for many companies that manufacture motorhomes, trailers and 5th wheels.  What I find interesting about this information

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