Chapter 7 – Maiden Voyage: Not what we expected

Day #4 – Sunday Afternoon (Con’t): We do some investigating on our own.  I check all the outlets – they have power; the USB ports do not have power; the TV, microwave and refrigerator all have power.  We do have lights too.  Hubby checks the fuses – they are good. He checks the breakers –…

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Chapter 6 – Maiden Voyage: Not what we expected

Day #4 – Sunday Morning: As I stated earlier, we are not breakfast people.  But I did make a pot of coffee and started to put more stuff away and set things up while hubby worked.  This is is BIG work day and he set up a make shift office area and he got to…

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Chapter 5 – Maiden Voyage: Not what we expected

Day #3 Evening: FINALLY . . .time to sit back and enjoy the RV.  Which we did.  I piddled around trying to put some stuff away and get our new “home away from home” set up while hubby tried to cool off a little bit. I made a trip to Walmart for a few things we needed ….

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Chapter 4 – Maiden Voyage: Not what we expected

Day #3 Saturday Afternoon: We are now hooked up and are finally able to leave the lot to get to our first camping spot at the Rockwell RV Park about 20 minutes away in Oklahoma City. Hubby drives it first and is VERY surprised that he doesn’t even feel like he’s towing anything!  In fact,…

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Chapter 3 – Maiden Voyage: Not what we expected

Day #3 – Saturday Morning: We are all excited!  We get up and go to the hotel lobby to eat breakfast.   However, the little breakfast area is too full, so we skip breakfast.  Even tho we are not breakfast eaters, that was a BIG mistake because we don’t get to eat until around midnight!! Remember yesterday…

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Chapter 2 – Maiden Voyage: Not what we expected

Day #2 – Friday afternoon: Our appointment for the PDI and paperwork was set for 1:00pm.  We started with the paperwork. During the paperwork session, the finance manager “HAD” to explain the ADD ON’s with us again.  When he did, we decided to get the extended warranty.  WHY?  Well, 2 reasons really . . ….

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It’s getting real . . .

  Tomorrow we drive from Amarillo, Tx to Newcastle, OK to pick up our new Vilano!!!  We are beyond excited and . . . I have to admit . . . a little scared!! It’s been many, many, many years since we’ve pulled a trailer and it wasn’t near this big!!  So we’re a little…

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It’s on it’s way!!!!

Our new 5th Wheel will be here shortly!!!!  We are so excited to see it in person since we’ve only seen it via pictures online.  We have seen the floorplan in person and others similar to ours but we haven’t seen the one we are actually purchasing in person.   Kind of exciting and scary…

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Change of Plans

  They say “things happen for a reason”.  Ted and I totally agree with that statement. A year ago this month, we decided to sell, not only our home that I designed and had built, but most of our belongings too so that we could buy a 5th Wheel and pickup.  Then later this year…

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The Puzzle is Complete!!

After almost a year of looking and planning, we have completed our puzzle.  This weekend we took a trip to Dallas and bought a truck to pull the 5th Wheel that we have decided on. The truck is a 2011 Dodge RAM Laramie dually Cummins diesel that is LOADED!!!  And the 5th Wheel is a…

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I think we’ve found it!!

After almost a year of researching and looking at 5th Wheels, I think we’ve finally both agreed on a Brand and model!!!  YES!!!!! We took a trip to Oklahoma City yesterday and today to look at 2 models so that we could make our decision.  Now we are working with the dealer and the manufacture…

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