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Old 07-20-2016, 03:26 PM   #11
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A must have is a happy campers attitude. All of us seasoned campers are willing to help, and teach of course. You can use the search box for first load out to get ideas. I personally want a volt tester. Something easy that you can plug-in. I initially started by just using the portable fan but fount an easy plugin.
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Old 07-20-2016, 06:26 PM   #12
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3M Command products.

Your specific needs will vary, though we've added various hooks for keys, hats, coats, potholders, clothing, walking sticks, towels, and the very important bottle opener. We've also added caddies in the bathroom cabinets for small stuff, by the bed for pocket contents, and by the bed for glasses. We also have two broom holders in the toilet room for a broom and a mop.

We took a few trips in our 5er and made a list of what we needed for where before we shopped.
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Old 07-20-2016, 06:39 PM   #13
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I'm gonna throw in suggestions for inside total comfort and really unnecessary to most people stuff. An Igloo (or similar) countertop ice maker. Worth it's weight and cost in gold. A brita walter filter pitcher for drinking and for water for the ice maker. Small flashlights in every room. Extention cords...a three prong and a regular plug in. Surge protectors for connecting your laptops if you take one. Sunscreen. Bug Stuff. Beach towels in addition to your regular towels. Good first aid kit. A fan--one that can be used inside and outside. A good pillow. A few tubs or containers to make sure your cabinets are organized. Trash bags. A can opener (we use a manual one). A rug for just before the steps and a rug for inside as you first step in. (inexpensive bathroom rugs work fine). A good attitude and willingness to have fun and relax!
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Old 07-20-2016, 08:14 PM   #15
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TPMS is piece of mind, we use TST 507. The first thing you should put on your trailer


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Old 07-20-2016, 09:26 PM   #16
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LUG Wrench

Most trailers don't come with a lug wrench. Make sure you have the tools to change a tire. The Anderson Leveler works great with two axles. Just drive one wheel up on it and it lifts the flat off the ground. I always have a Hi Lift jack in my truck. My trailer slipped off the support under the post in front, and I would have had a problem without the jack. Take a notebook to write down all the things you need after your first trip.
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I have lug wrench and a way to get the camper off the ground but I make sure my phone is working if I have a flat because I call Roadside Assistance and let them change the tire


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Trust me- I'm a doctor. Soon after you think you've got everything, you'll start pulling things back out; things you thought you absolutely had to have but found out you can live without them.
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Trust me- I'm a doctor. Soon after you think you've got everything, you'll start pulling things back out; things you thought you absolutely had to have but found out you can live without them.
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There only a few items you NEED.

There are a good many you SHOULD have.

And the WANTS list is never ending.

See if this helps:
http://www.learntorv.com/2014/02/new...ssentials.html
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