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Old 10-04-2013, 10:51 AM   #1
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Do you Use your TT Enough?

This year was a big one for me....We bought a new house and took a non camper vacation. Both my wife and I are in my brothers wedding next weekend and the work up for that pretty much requires a lot of time leading up to the event so this month is gone. Here we are in October and the season is coming to a close quickly. Our oldest started school this year so future planning is now going to be necessary. I cant help but think that we have already started down the path of using the RV less and Less after only 2 seasons of ownership. Our last trip was cut short due to a bearing failure before we even got started...I do have a trip scheduled at the end of the month but after that it will be one night at the local RV park for closing out the season and winterizing the trailer. Fall is my favorite time to camp and If i had my way we would be out every weekend this month. It does not hurt that the Cardinals are in the Post Season....Love that on the radio around a campfire but realistically its just a little disappointing not being able to enjoy it.
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Old 10-04-2013, 10:56 AM   #2
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Not sure you can ever use them enough unless you are full timing it. We will have about 40 nights in ours for the second year in a row and the first year was right at 30 if I remember correctly. We tried to stay on the every other weekend schedule but lost most of August when the TT was back in Indiana for a wall crack repair.
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We purchased our first TT this year and ended up going on 4 trips and one more to go next weekend for a total of 15 nights. Next year I'm targeting to push 20+ nights, which I think is a good amount with kids in school and one kid in fall sports.
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Old 10-04-2013, 11:00 AM   #4
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Nope not even close. Kinda makes one think of what they could do with the 30k+ of the RV and the 30 or 40k the TV cost. WHen it gets used maybe 15 days a year. Now I still do need a truck to haul my other trailers but an old 90's 3/4 ton of any brand and trim level would work fine for that. Some times I kinda wish we never bought one.
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Old 10-04-2013, 11:08 AM   #5
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No......and you guys are bumming me out man.....It's FRIDAY!!!
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Old 10-04-2013, 11:09 AM   #6
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Waiting on 3PM so we can go out this weekend. Everything is loaded in the trailer and truck except for me and the DW
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Look at it this way, we all have a huge advantage when the Government collapses and/or the Zombies come...
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Old 10-04-2013, 11:14 AM   #8
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I'm lucky to be in the opposite corner- we got out 47 nights this year. Work got in the way this past month, but it worked out as we emptied the camper for it's trip back to the factory.

Hopefully we'll eek one trip in over Thanksgiving to somewhere a little warmer than here. But then she'll be buttoned up for winter.
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Old 10-04-2013, 11:17 AM   #9
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purchased my New TT at the end of JUNE and have used it 18 nights so far. and have about 6 to 8 more noght planned this year
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Old 10-04-2013, 11:22 AM   #10
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We have used our 108 days so far and with leaving 29Nov for the rest of the year, we'll end up with 141. Thought we would hit 170, but TOWTA changed her other mind about leaving 01Nov for FL.
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