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Old 05-27-2014, 06:36 PM   #11
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Always unhook unless it is just an overnight stay and we'll be leaving early the next morning. Sometimes we don't even run the stab jacks down. Just hook up sewer, water, electricity, run the slides out and put up with the movement as the jacks make noise and I try to be considerate of others if I leave around 6:00 am.

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Old 05-27-2014, 06:43 PM   #12
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I unhook, my trailer rides a hair or two high in the nose and would not be able to keep the doors open for air circulation.

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Old 05-27-2014, 07:02 PM   #13
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On our old trailer I've connected up the night before so we could get an early start but other than that we always disconnect.
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Old 05-27-2014, 07:08 PM   #14
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I only stay connected if we are hitting the road again first thing but I always loosen the bars.
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Old 05-27-2014, 10:49 PM   #15
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I can see the getting connected if leaving early or late.. I do it in my driveway so I can just roll and go when the time comes.

I dunno I guess I just do not like being trapped at the CG. I just found it weird that I had NEVER seen people with all their hookups, slides out and furniture out and still hooked up to their TV.

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Old 05-27-2014, 10:59 PM   #16
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I disconnect even if it's only for overnight. What if trailer caught fire? Campground needed evacuated? Illness or injury of a family member?
Didn't think of that. ^^
I've always had to unhook so I could get the tongue down or up.
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Old 05-27-2014, 11:51 PM   #17
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I've done both. If I can get it level hooked up then I'll leave it hooked. I can't sleep off level though, so I need to unhook at times. Also depends on how long, if I'm catching a nap then I'll deal with it or lay across the bed. A full night I'll at least level it fore and aft.
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Old 05-28-2014, 09:18 AM   #18
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Only time I stay connected is for an overnight stop, but that is only if the site is level enough to stay connected. Any other time I disconnect since you never know if you may need the vehicle, and if its an emergency there is the time needed to disconnect to add to any delays.
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Old 05-28-2014, 02:56 PM   #19
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i normally disconnect i have let it connected due to bad weather and didn't want to setup in the pouring rain and then chance reconnecting in the morning in the rain
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We were at a campground in St Augustine Fl, and we went on a day trip to see the sights at the city. When we returned, the campground was EMPTY, except for our camper and one other one. There was a pretty bad storm coming said the note on the door, and the campground was being evacuated until further notice!! That is the only time that has happened to us, lived in Jax all my life, camping regularly. Randy

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