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Old 08-07-2016, 03:43 AM   #1
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Hello from Texas!

Hello everyone! Well the wife and I are going to make the plunge and live full time in our 2011 Montana 3100RL. We have a lot to learn and I know this site will be helpful. We will be moving to southern Florida in the next month or so due to a work transfer and the property/rental rates in the area are very high, so we did some math and figured living in our 5ther will be a challenge but doable, especially finacially.

I'm slightly worried that our 2009 F250 5.4L gasser short bed 4X4 will be near its capacity but we don't plan to pull the RV often.

We 'purchased' our 3100RL this week and pick it up next Saturday. So we still have PDI to go thru and so we are looking at various websites on tips to help with that. We are also considering a 36 month warranty thru Coach-Net for $3K, I still need to check on the usability in the southern Florida area.

We have a Reese 5th wheel and we both have some experience pulling a 5th wheel truck when we were both in the Army.

Thanks for letting me in and I'm sure when we take delivery we will have a 1000 questions!

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Old 08-07-2016, 04:08 AM   #2
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Welcome to the forum! If your Reese hitch isn't a slider you should consider one with a short bed. My hope is that your new rig will bring you many years of wonderful memories.
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Old 08-07-2016, 05:15 AM   #3
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Congratulations! Welcome to the group! Have fun, maybe we will meet somewhere
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Old 08-07-2016, 05:20 AM   #4
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Hope you have reservations at a park in southern florida near your work. Sept/october will still be kind of rainy with gobs of humidity. When we arrive in sw fl on nov one, it will still be in the 90's. We stay six months every winter in riverside rv resort outside port charlotte, north of ft myers as do a couple of other moc'rs. With canadian $$ being much lower than u.s., there should be a bunch from canada not make it down for the winter...easier to get a site. John
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Old 08-07-2016, 05:21 AM   #5
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Congrats, enjoy and welcome to the MOC family.
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Old 08-07-2016, 06:09 AM   #6
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Welcome from HOT Arazona. Congrats on the new rig. Check Good Sam I got a 5 year policy for $3600.00 and it is paid all at once or each year. Just saying is all
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Old 08-07-2016, 08:30 AM   #7
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Welcome to the forum!

Warranty price sounds high. Might ask the dealer what is his COACHNET warranty cost and what he considers a "reasonable" profit.

Enjoy the Montana; we really enjoy ours and the information and assistance on this forum. Hope to meet you at a Montana Rally!
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Old 08-07-2016, 12:07 PM   #8
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Welcome, hope the forum is helpffull
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Old 08-07-2016, 05:05 PM   #9
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Old 08-07-2016, 05:10 PM   #10
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Welcome to the forum and enjoy the full timing. We love it.
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Old 08-08-2016, 01:50 PM   #11
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Welcome to the MOC and to full timing! Also wish to thank you for your service also!
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Old 08-09-2016, 04:23 PM   #12
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Welcome to the forum!
One of the best things about owning a Montana is this forum.
This is a great place to share and find information about your Montana.
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From central Arkansas, welcome to the forum. Thank you both for your service.
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