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Old 07-15-2010, 10:29 PM   #1
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First trip in the new unit!

We are taking our brand new camper out tomorrow for a "test" run. Just one night - local (across town). We have a big trip planned for 5 days in Mackinaw next week and we wanted to be totally comfy hauling, setting, using the camper.

EEK! I am very excited. I will take many photos and post when I can. Probably during naptime when I can jump onto Wi-Fi.
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Old 07-15-2010, 10:36 PM   #2
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Old 07-15-2010, 11:11 PM   #3
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Cool. We are heading out on our first trip as well. Two nights to about 30 minutes away. Doing last minute things like changing out the TV, loading food, and trying to remember everything else. We are excited too. Safe travels and enjoy the new unit. Cheers,
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Old 07-16-2010, 11:43 PM   #4
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Old 07-17-2010, 12:07 AM   #5
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Safe travel and have fun.....

Man, I remember those first camping days......I hardly got any sleep the night before just thinking about what I needed just in case...Family emergencies, flat tires, tools breakdowns, Maps, Gas....now it's just like coffee in the morning. you get up and go.
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Old 07-17-2010, 09:40 AM   #6
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Good morning. The first night went well. Everything seems to be working as it should. I love the fact that I can be camping in 100 degrees, watching the Open on digital tv. And cold beer. Man, I could get use to this....

I did arrive with a few things back at home. I left the pressure regulator on the faucet by the garage, miss place my level....had to borrow one , but found mine later on that night, forgot the coffee, but had everything else. Not to bad for a newbie.

Cooked breakfast on the grill this morning. Me are having a great time. Cheers,
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Good morning. The first night went well. Everything seems to be working as it should. I love the fact that I can be camping in 100 degrees, watching the Open on digital tv. And cold beer. Man, I could get use to this....

I did arrive with a few things back at home. I left the pressure regulator on the faucet by the garage, miss place my level....had to borrow one , but found mine later on that night, forgot the coffee, but had everything else. Not to bad for a newbie.

Cooked breakfast on the grill this morning. Me are having a great time. Cheers,
When we first got our Pop-up years ago our first trip was to Ramblin' Pines in Woodbine, about 40 minutes from home. We forgot a few things so going back home to get it wasn't too big an issue. We started a checklist after that and it worked out pretty well. When all else fails there's aways a WalMart not too far away.
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Old 07-17-2010, 11:42 AM   #8
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Charlie,
Looked at Rambling Pines on line. Not far at all from our house either. my checklist is now in place. tough waking up with out coffee....... at least the KOA had some to get me going. later,
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Looked at Rambling Pines on line. Not far at all from our house either. my checklist is now in place. tough waking up with out coffee....... at least the KOA had some to get me going. later,
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Looked at Rambling Pines on line. Not far at all from our house either. my checklist is now in place. tough waking up with out coffee....... at least the KOA had some to get me going. later,
We haven't been to RP since 1998. It was a good shake down place to go since it was close to home but Morris Meadows off Rte 83 is just as close and we like it over there.
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