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Old 12-28-2013, 11:37 AM   #261
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bodzcampers . . . just wondering how your DH is doing after surgery. I have had two back surgeries and a third is a possibility. Hope he enjoyed the jammies. In our thoughts and prayers. Happy new year!!
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Old 01-06-2014, 11:54 AM   #262
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Thank you for asking. Mike is doing very well. It was quite extensive L3 through S1, so it will be slow. Can you believe he was boogie boarding at the end of August? What a difference a few months can make. I strongly believe the next few months will reverse the fortunes again and Mike will be back to enjoying being able to tie his own shoes! LOL, jk.....all his normal fun stuff!
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Old 01-06-2014, 01:25 PM   #263
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Thanks for the update. Glad to hear Mike is doing fine and hopefully he'll get better with each coming day.
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Old 01-06-2014, 01:37 PM   #264
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So glad to hear he is recovering!!
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Old 01-08-2014, 11:12 AM   #265
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I may have missed this thread . . . I have heard from others on the topic of lifting the seasonal camper off the tires. We did not last year. Is it recommended to keep the camper off the tires for year round seasonal camping? Also, since I live in Wisconsin and there is always the frost issue in the Spring, if the camper is lifted off tires, will we have to adjust the level of the camper each year? Do we keep the camper off tires in winter or lower it to the tires?
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Old 02-26-2014, 03:52 PM   #266
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Wiscoheel, I've never heard of lifting the tires off the ground. Just block it up well and keep the tire pressure stable. Now this is my first year seasonal so I'm not a professional but all the research I've done doesn't point to what you are suggesting.

Well I'm getting overly restless. I ordered more parts in preparation. Just last week my scissor jacks came in for added stability as well as my Hott Rod electric water heater element. I bought a dorm fridge for the "beverage cooler" a couple weeks ago as well. All of these fun toys sitting in the basement and I can't do anything with them. Bring on the warm weather please.
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Old 02-26-2014, 08:08 PM   #267
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Put the golf cart in the shop for a tune up, and starting to pick up some of the misc items that we need. Plan to open up the first weekend after April 1st. So looking forward to it!

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Old 02-26-2014, 08:54 PM   #268
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you don't need to lift the camper off the tires but We put some wolmanized 2x8's under ours to keep them off of the the dirt and grass. It helps prolong the tire life especially in our campground where we leave our camper there year around. I also cover them to keep the ultra violet sun rays off of them.
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Old 02-26-2014, 09:23 PM   #269
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we have been seasonal for 8 years now and I do not lift tires off the camper is up and blocked with slight mabey 2/3 erds of the weight still on the tires I use the 4 corner jacks as well as 4 bottle jacks 2 in front of the axels and 2 behind the axels this makes it very sturdy with no movement or flex just like a foundation I also have turned in to the ground 4 anchors just in between the jacks and then strapped the camper down I tightened them down snug but not overly tight with turn buckles this also helps keep everything nice and stable I check the camper a couple times per season four settling but have not had to make any adjustments in a few years happy camping
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Old 03-04-2014, 07:12 AM   #270
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This will be our third year at the same location on Boone Lake near Bristol Motor Speedway. We are planning to place an order for a new Sandpiper or Sierra 393CK in the next week or so to replace the existing 02 Gulfstream park model. I spend as much time as I can there and have probably un-winterized and winterized more this year than most folks do in 6 years. If the overnight lows are above freezing I think I need to be there to enjoy the peace and quiet and views of the lake. I've got my winterize process down to about 10 minutes and 2 gallons of pink to do the whole system so I don't feel bad showing up for a short weekend.

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If we get the urge to travel we just get on the boat and go visit a part of the lake we haven't been to yet.

Our spot is an hour and ten minutes from home so I've even commuted to work a few times. There's power, city water and septic so I've got solid PVC connections for that. It's not in a campground but a small neighborhood of about 10 homes. We've got great neighbors and a slice of heaven as far as I'm concerned. Even the grass cooperates and doesn't need to be mowed but about once a month due to all the shade.

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