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Old 06-04-2016, 07:12 PM   #21
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I used to keep my RV stocked for the next trip but have switched to keeping it semi-stocked instead. I switched to a different storage location about an half hour away. The little time I am using to stock the remaining items is off set by having the fridge turned on the day before, checking tire pressures and getting the RV washed prior to my arrival.

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Old 06-06-2016, 07:30 AM   #22
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We try to keep ours stocked, but I find that we will "rob" items from the camper if we run out in the house. Toothpaste, soap, ketchup, etc, are the usual offenders.

Regarding the clothes - we pack in the days leading up because, like someone else said, we are never sure what the weather is going to be like and we have limited storage space in the 2306.

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Old 06-06-2016, 07:41 AM   #23
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We keep toiletries and bedding in camper all the time. Clothing we typically pack the night before and just haul it to the camper. We have 2 sets of bedding so we can take one set home after a trip and wash it. We have to keep our camper in a storage lot so we have to travel to it anyway, it's too big to bring it the house. All our food usually has to go in coolers and be hauled to camper. We figure we have to wash the clothes at home so might as well just just take them out with is for each trip.
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Old 06-06-2016, 07:42 AM   #24
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I'm keeping ours stocked. - from now on!
We haul at lest once an month and have a seasonal which means on a nice night we could not go home.

last weekend i found that I had one tshirt and no underwear.
Told DW that would be fine if she didn't have any undergarments and only one shirt lol (NOTE - only one of us did that) but not me. Especially if I;m working on the trailer in my afternoon time.

so now a bag with work cloths and decent cloths - underwear included is packed for tomorrow night when we go out to the lake.
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Old 06-06-2016, 08:23 AM   #25
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I try to keep ours stocked with non essentials and the important stuff like T.P.
Moving towards keeping some nonperishables in the pantry and some extra clothes so that it won't take me a week to get everything packed up the night before.
Turn on the fridge a couple of days before hand so that the adult beverages can get chilled .

It's all still a work in progress, of course.
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Old 06-07-2016, 09:42 AM   #26
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We keep bedding, towels, toiletries, and all camping stuff year round in the TT.
Every spring Break we take the camper to a CG and stock it with all the food stuffs from Wally World or Commissary. I use that time to go through all the systems and make sure everything is working right. Added bonus is I'm usually near 3 RV parts and service centers if something is broke.
I keep jeans, slacks, shorts, t-shirts, polos, 1 button down shirt, sweatshirt, underwear and socks and 1 tie. Combined w/ what I have on I'm good for a week in any type of trip and can stay indefinitely if needed.

My stuff is already tucked neatly in a cabinet in the TT from less than 24 hours ago. DW waits till 1 hour before SCHEDULED departure to pack. Then complains I'm rushing her, can't find the specific outfit she wants, and hauls out a suitcase I swear DOES have the kitchen sink in it. So I'm tripping over the suitcase the entire trip. ACTUAL departure is always different than SCHEDULED.

Any items removed between trips is written on a list in the camper and brought back when preparing for the next trip. Foods devoured by teenaged garbage disposals (sleepovers) are written on the list and restocked each week with the local grocery store trip.

End of season, usually November, foods and freezables are brought inside and consumed.
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Old 06-07-2016, 09:44 AM   #27
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Here's a list of stuff DW packs (so far takes every single day of her life):

A) Everything we own.
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Old 06-07-2016, 10:36 AM   #28
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Our camper is completely stocked with non-perishables. We just stock the refrigerators and freezer before every trip. We used to have the luxury of it being parked next to our house in the lot next door, but that opportunity dried up. So now we have to store it off site with no hook up, so the refers and freezer have to be cleaned out every trip (what a PAIN!).

We keep jackets, rain suits, cold weather gear in the camper all the time. We both seem to have t-shirts, etc. that are "camper only." But we will have to grab a few items of clothing before every trip. The camper has its own set of linens. And all the paper items are already stocked - TP, paper plates, paper towels, etc. And of course, the "adult refreshments" are always in the outside kitchen.
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Old 06-07-2016, 11:08 AM   #29
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I've been married long enough to know if my wife wants to pack just before we leave....then she packs just before we leave. We have never left late
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Old 06-07-2016, 12:26 PM   #30
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We keep most non perishables stocked in the MH at all times, but I have learned that some things, like shampoo, lotions, toothpaste, can solidify in the Arizona desert heat, so many of those find their way back into the house between travels.


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