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Old 01-19-2015, 06:56 AM   #1
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We are starting to make a list of items we want to purchase in preparation for delivery on our new Salem Hemisphere 263RL. The cost is going to add up pretty quickly!!! This isn't a surprise to us, as we had a pop-up while the kids were growing up, but we are adding to that list at a quick rate. Now, we don't need to buy everything at once. That is the fun of it, really. We dream, compare, consider, and take a while before we make purchases. That prevents buyers remorse and the purchase of things you really don't need or want. We took about eight months to dream and shop for our new unit, for instance.

What are some of the things you could not do without? I'd love to hear it!
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Old 01-19-2015, 07:17 AM   #2
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Old 01-19-2015, 06:52 PM   #3
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Old 01-19-2015, 07:07 PM   #6
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Don't buy the cheapest acc. (Sewer, water hose) or any other acc. Get the good ones that you know you will use and be dependable.

I got a cheap charcoal grill right now. Wished I had bought the grill i wanted now.

Look and see if you are going to really need it and go have fun and see what other have and see if what you thought was actually the better choice. It's hard to make a great decision if you don't even know what is all out there to choose from.


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The round guy in the red suit forgot to leave the Stromberg Carlson tailgate, sigh.

Over a year now and we are still buying stuff.
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Old 01-19-2015, 07:37 PM   #8
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Buying things for the camper is the most fun of all. The DW and I love to go shopping and buy little things to make the camping experience even better. In fact we even have a bypass to the usual appropriations committee rules if the purchase is "for the trailer".

The wife even tries to use that when she buys herself a Coach bag on 5th Ave. lol. Happy wife - Happy life.

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Old 01-19-2015, 08:07 PM   #9
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I love this grill. It can go gas or charcoal. The first time we used it I cooked the steaks in two minutes and they were a bit crispy :-)

Volcano grills

Now that I know that it takes very little gas or charcoal to get the same amount of heat I wouldn't be without it. Works great for marshmallow roasting too

An electric griddle for additional cooking surfaces.

A cast iron skillet properly seasoned.

A game console for the kids on rainy days along with assorted board games (or is that bored games? )

GPS that speaks in four languages and accepts a dog tails' for input. (kidding on the tail but it is fun to switch it over to German once in a while and the British accent is fun for the kids)

ipod hookup

heat pump

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Water filter

Surge protector

Hose that's on a reel b/c I'm just lazy that way.

Self leveling jacks. See above...

Sleep number bed (It's on my wish list right now)

Rubber matting for the cupboards or anywhere things might slide or bang around

LED lighting

Tools and a box for them - (note the most important tool is in the 36pc set)

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I love this grill. It can go gas or charcoal. The first time we used it I cooked the steaks in two minutes and they were a bit crispy :-)

Volcano grills

Now that I know that it takes very little gas or charcoal to get the same amount of heat I wouldn't be without it. Works great for marshmallow roasting too

Oh man, that's cool! I love the taste of charcoal, but I don't always like the work or mess. How hard and realistic is it to switch between fuels? Is it realistic within a week to go from charcoal, to propane, and back to charcoal?
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