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Old 07-07-2015, 08:12 PM   #1
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Brand: Thor Motor Coach
Model: Seranno 33A
State: Texas
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New, not blue!

Greetings Folks~~
Hello, my name is Michael and I just bought my first Class A......a 2011 Thor Seranno 33A. I had purchased a little 24 foot Class C Itasca Navion in January. I took a trip from my home in Texas to Santa Fe with my dog (Levi) and my 75 year old friend. We had a good time but I discovered unless I am traveling alone ALL the time, that little MH was just not large enough. Even though I have a healthy fear of driving anything too large, this new unit is 34 feet. (with 3 slides....waaaaHOOOO) SO, I can't wait until my next rendezvous to see how difficult the extra 10 feet is going to be. I am aware with each unit comes its own special list of challenges. Very grateful for these type of places to help me learn and grow with my new love interest.

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Old 07-07-2015, 09:18 PM   #2
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Model: 2015 Challenger 37ND
State: Virginia
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Michael, welcome to the forum.

In February I made the jump from a 28 foot Class C to the 38 foot Challenger. No regrets whatsoever. I do, however, have a few years of experience driving some large and heavy equipment over the hills and through the woods; but not to grandma's house.

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Old 07-08-2015, 01:59 AM   #3
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Model: Vegas 25.2
State: Florida
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Welcome, Michael! You'll get some great suggestions here. Don't be shy about asking questions. The Navion was a good trainer unit for your bigger motorhome.

With a bigger rig, be mindful of tail swing. One of my neighbors bought a new 34' Class A, and promptly tore the back cap off by turning before clearing something hard. Gas stations can be especially challenging.

Happy Camping!
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