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Old 01-14-2008, 08:28 PM   #1
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Hi Folks-
Just getting my "mandatory" first post out of the way so I can drop the half page welcome message that new members get! We purchased a 2008 International before the holidays.

I have used the forum for several things already.

1. Pricing (as a % below msrp)
2. Proper dump station practices. We always had a tent trailer w/o toilet.
3. LED Lighting- just an interest
4. The complicated wiring on the optional audio package. I found a couple of good descriptions and photos.
5. Weight distributing hitches- we bought an Equalizer from ebay at a good price.
6. Winterizing procedures- this came up easier than the description as our trailer has drains at the low spots of the hw and cw lines. With compressed air it seems that everything is out but the traps. It rarely gets too cold here anyway.

Thanks for the info!

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Old 01-14-2008, 09:14 PM   #2
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Old 01-14-2008, 09:32 PM   #3
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Hey Tim -- Congratulations! And welcome to the Forums. I've got to start treating myself to such nice holiday gifts.

We don't post pictures of garden gnomes in front of scenic or historic places. But Airstreams... !!! Please share your travels. Thanks

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Old 01-15-2008, 01:59 AM   #4
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Welcome to the 28'ers


We've been very happy with our 28 (2005) and plan to take it south to the dead horse peeps rally (2nd) in Feb 2008.

We got 15% below msrp on our purchase.......but that's with all the options.

Very happy with our equalizer hitch.......just match it with your tv!

Dump your black water first.....then flush your black water tank......then dump your grey water tank.

We've winterized......and now we're on the way out of the rain to sunnier climes in AZ. Don't plan on doing another winterizing in the NW......just dump some RV antifreeze in your traps.

BTW.....Welcome to the forums!

Good luck in your travels!
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Old 01-15-2008, 09:08 AM   #5
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Hi Tim, welcome! Keep an eye out for info on NW area forums rallies. Hope to meet you on the road one day!
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Old 01-15-2008, 11:47 AM   #6
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Hey there! A warm (sunny but coldish today.. : ) ) welcome from the Seattle region!
Welcome to the forums! Nice trailer too!
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Old 01-19-2008, 09:43 AM   #7
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Hi Tim,
Just curious. What % did you get off MSRP. At the present, I'm only getting a 17.7% discount from MSRP on a 2008 27FB INternational CCD which I'd order so the dealer doesn't have to warehouse.
Was offered a 23.4% on a 2007 Safari 27FB the dealer has on the lot.
I'm thinking he could do better.
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