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
More Shopping to come… what’s on our Short List of things to get for the new RV now? We have been shopping for our new Winnebago Journey a year now. Last year at this time Christine and I decided that we not only wanted to buy an RV, but to experience the full-time RVer life style. We
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.
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
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
Shopping List for first Camping Trip #1: Home Stuff Now that we have our list made – see our earlier post on Preparing for Camping – Making Lists – we have to decide what to load the RV with. Yes, it’s time to shop for first camping trip. Of course we want a comfortable home on the
Oh crap! Honey, I forgot the beans. Now that we have an RV, the rest is easy right? What should we take with us for a weekend camping trip? If you have had any experience camping you know it’s easy to forget small and sometimes major things. If your campsite is close to a store
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
Are we making the right decision? We visited La Mesa RV in Davis, California and got all excited with the smell of new RVs. You know that smell, don’t you? The exciting smell of money and fresh carpet, along with thoughts of life on the road again. We could taste being on the road!
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