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Old 09-18-2017, 05:12 AM
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Mickey Richaud
Join Date: Sep 2017
Location: Townsend, Tenn.
Posts: 9
Default Prospective Owner No Longer!

Greetings from the Smoky Mountains! The wife and I just purchased an '06 2720SL in great shape from the second owner who'd only had it a year or so and bought a motor home. Very clean and well maintained, with all records and one very desirable upgrade: the 15" tires purchased two years ago. Also, they threw in a microwave and toaster oven.

On our way home yesterday we stopped for gas (16 mpg in an' 05 Tacoma V6/4WD, by the way), and a guy with his little boy came up and asked how we liked it, as he was thinking about buying one in the future.

A bit of biography: I'm a retired Episcopal priest, a Cajun who lost his way and ended up in the Smokies. We did a good bit of camping back in Louisiana with our son back in the day, working our way from tents through three different pop-ups. Got out of it in the early 90's and decided a few months ago that we'd try it again. Hobbies are playing with little British cars, playing guitar and clawhammer banjo, reading, and now, of course, camping.

Looking forward to posting and getting to know y'all. The forum has already been a tremendous asset in making our decision.

Mickey Richaud
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Old 09-18-2017, 07:55 AM
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Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Santa Cruz County, CA
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Welcome to the forum!

'97 2720 & '01 Chevy Silverado 1500 4x4
2011 & 2017 Prii, 10'x18' & 10'x9' Tents
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Old 09-18-2017, 08:32 AM
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Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: NE Ohio
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Enjoy your new TM and the journey forward.

2012 Chevy Traverse 2009.5 TrailManor 2720 with cassette toilet modification. Dometic compressor refrigerator/freezer. Cat scale weight 3980 lbs. full tanks

"Retractable hard side camper", way more than a pop up

2018, Camped so far 42nights hoping to fit in more before the snow flies.
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Old 09-28-2017, 06:48 AM
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Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Big Bend area, Florida
Posts: 2,123

Welcome to the forum and enjoy your TM, we really did.
Axis 24.1 E 450 chassis, 6 spd tranny. GVWR 14500# GVCWR 22000 # GW(scales) 12400 #

mods: 2- 100 watt solar panels, on roof, 300 watts portable

“They who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.” Benjamin Franklin
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Old 09-28-2017, 08:27 AM
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Location: Somerset, OH
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welcome to the owner form. Enjoy you TM
Art & Joyce
Thornville, OH
2009, 3023-QB, 5.2K axle, Swing Hitch, factory bike hitch, almost all the options, many mods.
2012 Highlander
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Old 09-28-2017, 07:42 PM
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Location: Bay Village, Ohio
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welcome, love the smokies

Bob Heisser
Bay Village ohio
2005 2720SL
2014 Tacoma TRD Off Road
Firestone air-rite air springs
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Anderson 3324 WDH
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