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Old 06-16-2015, 09:31 AM   #11
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Main reason... my wife wanted it!

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Old 06-16-2015, 09:46 AM   #12
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Main reason... my wife wanted it!
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Old 06-16-2015, 10:20 AM   #13
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I have a plain green mat that is thin and does not kill the grass. We use it at every park, about 10% of the time we have grass the rest are forest floor or gravel.
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Old 06-16-2015, 10:22 AM   #14
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My Better Half had to have one, we have one that we have never used. Most of the RV sites where we go don't allow then due to the kills the grass and then there is mud.
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Old 06-16-2015, 10:41 AM   #15
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We use two mats, end to end. One under the awning and the other in front of the outside kitchen. Works great! I think it just makes your campsite look nice, and really helps if it rains so your site doesn't get muddy. Even though you have an awning, rain will still find its way underneath. We picked them up at Wal Mart for around $45. We also bought indoor/outdoor carpeting, cut them to the exact size/shape of our steps and put them on with zip ties. It works pretty well to knock stuff off of your shoes.
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Old 06-16-2015, 11:06 AM   #16
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I am of the 2 mat team...
6' by 8' Poly weave from WalMart
both are the same size, that way we have options.
One or both or in different configurations.
Also at the bottom of the steps is a small 'aggressive' mat to knock off dirt, pine needles etc.


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Old 06-16-2015, 08:08 PM   #17
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Ditto on the 2 mats. I have an 8' x 20' carpet and then a 3' x 5' door mat. If its just the wife and I and we are not spending a lot time in the campground, I'll just use the small one. If we are going to be and out and have the kids, I use the big one. I can see the grass and gravel that ends up on the rug, so it's easy to imagine how much would be in the camper.
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Old 06-16-2015, 08:14 PM   #18
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My wife busted my chops over the money I spent for a 9x12 mat. After sweeping the rig out a few times, she wants my to pick it up if rain is coming. Jeepers, I always meant to keep and do, put it in the bed of the TV when traveling. Easy to clean at home on the driveway.
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Old 06-16-2015, 08:20 PM   #19
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Got one have not used it, concrete pad, not enough room, grass that could not be covered, covered patio area.

Just a few reasons why it's not been used yet.

Better to have and not need, I guess........
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Old 06-16-2015, 08:32 PM   #20
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We have one big 9 x 18 carefree reversible mat. Keeps things clean etc. they come with a carry bag that's handy too.

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