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Old 11-11-2008, 12:05 AM   #1
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Hi, I'm Bill, we are in the process of purchasing a 1988 Bigfoot (19 foot)

We love it! It's replacing our Fleetwood Hybrid which was written off in an accident.
I'm looking forweard to camping and tinkering, so hopefully you lot can help!

I'm a mechanic by trade, living on Vancouver island (livi in Nanaimo, work in Parksville)

One wife, 2 boys (4 and 8)

That's about it... towing duties shared by 1992 Range Rover, (Liz) and 1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee (Cherry-okee)

Tha'ts it in a nut shell

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Old 11-11-2008, 12:34 AM   #2
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Hi: Bill... Well your finally headed in the right direction. I hope you and your family enjoy the trailer for many years to come.
Alf S. North shore of Lake Erie

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Old 11-11-2008, 04:48 AM   #3
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Bill and family, welcome to FiberglassRV we're glad you found us You'll find lots of nice people on this site and we're all here to help if you have questions or problems. And we love to at pictures if you have some you'd like to share.
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Old 11-11-2008, 08:53 AM   #4
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thanks for saying hello, lots of nice folks here
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Old 11-11-2008, 09:41 AM   #5
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thanks for saying hello, lots of nice folks here
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Old 11-11-2008, 09:42 AM   #6
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Hello newbie and welcome...
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Old 11-11-2008, 10:07 AM   #7
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My Friend, we are ALL newbies - some are just newer than others.

And remember, Glass **IS ** Class!!
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Old 11-11-2008, 11:18 AM   #8
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Welcome Bill!!

We'd sure love to see some pics of your trailer when you get it home! I love my U-Haul, but a Big Foot would be the only other trailer I'd want! (I have Big Foot Envy..but there isn't many out east here!)

Looking forward to hearing (and seeing) some of your camping adventures. Your boys are going to love it!!


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Old 11-11-2008, 11:40 AM   #9
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Welcome Bill and family!

You sure can get tons of tinkering advice and ideas here.
1979 Boler B1300 | 1987 Bigfoot 5th Wheel | 1988 Bigfoot 5th Wheel | We officially have a collection!
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Old 11-11-2008, 02:46 PM   #10
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Welcome to you and your family from the other end of the US....Maine.
I am sure what ever you need to learn about the care and ideas about your camper or camping, you will get 100's of ideas and sugestions.
Well gotta run....
Most of you will know what I mean when I say...
I'm running away from home!
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