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Old 02-10-2013, 01:27 AM   #1
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Maybe a new owner soon, took the wife out Saturday to look at Rushmores and Redwoods. As many of you may know she helped me make up my mind. Looks like we will be Redwood buyers soon a 36RL. I may push a little bit for the 38GK but who knows. May have several questions as we get closer to buying. This forum is really great, have already learn a lot.
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Old 02-10-2013, 07:50 AM   #2
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Welcome to the forum. There are a lot of knowledgeable and helpful folks on this forum. I know your decision to purchase a Redwood will be a rewarding one.
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Old 02-10-2013, 09:11 AM   #3
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Welcome to RW and the forum! We have a 36rl and love it -- it's a great floorplan -- I'm sure you'll love your RW regardless of which floorplan you decide on.
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Old 02-10-2013, 09:25 AM   #4
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Skeeter, welcome to our growing Redwood family. I have a RL but like SueMar had posted, there are several great floor plans. Everybody has different ideas of what they need and how they're going to use their RV. Everybody on this forum will be happy to answer your questions, so get a drink and type away.

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Old 02-10-2013, 09:25 AM   #5
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Skeeter,

Hope you go through with your Redwood purchase. I am a relatively new owner of a 2012 RW34SK. I joined the Forum before I purchased the rig and found it to be very valuable during my walk-thru with the dealer. Take good notes and enjoy your unit!!
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Old 02-10-2013, 09:44 AM   #6
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Skeeter, no matter which floor plan you get, the following is a brief list of things to get while you negotiate the deal (in my opinion)
#1 G rated tires (safety)
#2 disk brakes (stops so much faster and less brake fade)
#3 Tri-glide pin box (I mistakenly didn't get this which I just resolved)
#4 2 group 29 batteries (bunch of light need a bunch of juice)
#5 2 a/c (these units get too hot in the summer)
#6 3 vent fans with covers ( on hot days you'll need these too, leave them open while traveling)

The rest of the options like full body paint, generator and such are personal preferences depending on how you're going to be using your rig.

good luck

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Old 02-10-2013, 12:10 PM   #7
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Skeeter, no matter which floor plan you get, the following is a brief list of things to get while you negotiate the deal (in my opinion)
#1 G rated tires (safety)
#2 disk brakes (stops so much faster and less brake fade)
#3 Tri-glide pin box (I mistakenly didn't get this which I just resolved)
#4 2 group 29 batteries (bunch of light need a bunch of juice)
#5 2 a/c (these units get too hot in the summer)
#6 3 vent fans with covers ( on hot days you'll need these too, leave them open while traveling)

The rest of the options like full body paint, generator and such are personal preferences depending on how you're going to be using your rig.

good luck
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Old 02-10-2013, 01:32 PM   #8
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It's always cheaper to order what you want and negotiate with the dealer and then finance the whole amount rather than add things later. The Tri-Glide pin box I installed yesterday costs around $1300 but if I had included it on my order I think it was going to be 1/2 that amount. Thankfully it wasn't hard to put on.
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Old 02-10-2013, 05:37 PM   #9
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Skeeter,

Welcome to the forum, as mentioned by others yoU'll find answers to your questions, don't be afraid to ask!

I started lurking on the forum once I became interested in a RW, finally joined once I wanted to start asking questions.

We're now waiting for delivery of our 36FB, because of what I've learned form these folks we ordered our coach with confidence, that coupled with straight talk from Brad at Southern RV, a great dealer who has been awesome to work with.
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Old 02-10-2013, 07:14 PM   #10
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Concur with Dave. We added the wheel and tire upgrade after we purchased the coach and will be adding the tri glide before our June trip. A couple of notes. If you want satellite make sure you have it pre wired for all of the drops you want and make sure they are labeled. If you plan on ordering a 36FL, have them plumb the bathroom and washer/dryer into one grey tank and the kitchen into the other grey tank. We are having that done now as well as the factory plumbs the washer/dryer into one grey tank and the bath/kitchen into the other grey tank. I would highly recommend a DRW 350 or 3500 tow vehicle as it really adds stability and an extra degree of safety. In any event, WELCOME, and best wishes on your selection of a Redwood coach.
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