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UPDATE:  SOLD the RV!  Have not been using it, and it has just been sitting there depreciating.  Found a good now home for the RV - neighbor couple.

I've gotten the itch to get out on the road this summer. Hauling everything in and out of hotel rooms was not my idea of fun.  So, I started looking at purchasing a used Recreational Vehicle. I was looking for something not too big or expensive. I wanted something that also had all of my basic needs onboard.

I started looking at Class C vehicles.  The local RV dealer had a nice 29ft unit and was considering buying that one.  On my second visit to look at the unit, I asked if I was limiting myself too much by only looking at Class C vehicles, perhaps I should also look at short Class A units.  He had just taken one in and we went out to look at the vehicle - a 24ft Flair by Fleetwood.  Much closer to what I was looking for, so put down a deposit.

I headed on my first trip in the RV.  Unfortunately,  my sister lost her fight with cancer.  I canceled the first 4 days.  Being ill some 6 months, I finally for it out for a day - Field Day.  I found a couple limits - like the amount of power I can run and where the breakers are on the vehicle.

 

 

1989 Flair

 A couple of pictures at the dealer before they check it out and prep it for delivery.

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Well, its home in the driveway.  Took care of the registration.  Now starting to work on getting the vehicle set up the way I want to take it on the road. Here's pictures if the inside when I got it home.

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Kitchen area

Bedroom

Looking in outside door

From cab towards the back

Driver's cab

Purchased a small TV, mounting it on a corner shelf in the bedroom.  Installed one of the extra VCRs from the house on a night stand in the bedroom. Also purchased a small DVD player and mounted it above the VCR. Located a good place in the front for installation of a small stereo unit. I've started installation of my ham radio equipment.

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Pulls made from 1" webbing added to drawers under counter

TV mounting

VCR and DVD mounting

Ham radio antenna mount

HF Transceiver mount for cab

 

 

 I have received several requests for information about the RV.  Guess they have problems getting wiring diagrams, manuals, etc.  As I can get them scanned, I will post them here.

Chassis Electrical - (5.34 MB)

 

 

 

 

 


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