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Old 01-06-2015, 07:56 AM   #41
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We're both 67. We upgraded the two big parts of our equipment this last spring/summer so we plan on wearing them out. Visions of the Aug. rally are dancing in our heads although it's a 950 mile one-way pull.

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Old 01-07-2015, 06:25 AM   #42
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60 and 57. We have been married and camping for 38 years. Tents first, then 3 pop-ups, and now a TT. We will camp forever - I hope...

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Old 01-07-2015, 06:52 AM   #43
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me 64 and DW 58, been camping and enjoying it a lot for only 3 years, flagstaff 8524 RLS 2009.
After boating for most of my life starting with racing D stock hydro in 1974 and up to 25 footer cabin cruiser sold 3 years ago. Enuf water now grass.
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Old 01-07-2015, 08:56 PM   #44
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We just sold our MH. It was more an expense thing than age. I'm 73, DW a bit younger. A 32' MH that burns $4.50/gallon gas (in the small towns in Oregon where we liked to travel) at 8 mpg and CG fees approaching $40 a night for basic places ($60 or more at "resorts") just became too much of a drag on finances.

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Old 01-07-2015, 09:09 PM   #45
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I'm 38 and my DW is 40. DD is 20 months. She's been camping a total of 12 times since birth and loves every minute of it. This is our 3rd motorhome. Started out with a 1986 Chevy Travelcraft for ISU tailgating. Then went to a 1998 Bounder. Now this rig. Very very happy with the Georgetown.
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Old 01-15-2015, 07:41 PM   #46
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Wife and I are both 67 and plan on enjoying our TT for many years to come.
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Old 01-16-2015, 08:11 PM   #47
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Me 63 wife 43..:-) tow 38 ft 5th wheel with Dodge ram 2500 w/Cumin's. Tow abt 5000 miles each season from our Maryland home. To Florida to Maine..loving life.
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Old 01-16-2015, 08:30 PM   #48
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I'm 33 and the wife is 32. Two girls that are 6 years and 6 months! We tow a 2012 Flagstaff Classic 831KRSS and we also have a seasonal fifth wheel which is a 2011 Coleman 267BH!

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Old 01-16-2015, 09:01 PM   #49
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I'm 54 husband 58. tow a 2013 Aviator WF with a ford F250 crew.
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Old 01-17-2015, 01:48 PM   #50
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Originally Posted by Capt. Mike View Post
I'm 65 and Yvonne is 62. We've been RV'ing for about 3 years, after a quarter-century of being boaters, on everything from a 19 foot ski boat to a 40 foot aft cabin motor yacht. We are on our 2nd travel trailer in 3 years. We liked the lifestyle so much after the first year that we traded for a bigger trailer. We have used ours around 100 +/- nights each of those 3 years. We are both retired. We're in relatively good health (one major issue each in 2012 not withstanding) and plan to do this for a long time to come.

Vallgrlx2, if your DH is thinking about stopping only because he reaches some arbitrary date on a calendar, tell him he ought to rethink that, and keep going if he is physically able to do so. there is a WHOLE LOT OF BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY out there to see.

Show him the two quotations in my signature, and good luck to you both.

We have similar stories....DW and I were both avid boaters most of our life. We started out with smaller boats and worked our way up to a 34' Silverton Aft cabin MY. After a health issue ( mine), we sold the boat thinking that we would never enjoy anything as much as being on the water. In 2012, we bought our travel trailer and never looked back. We're both 67 and enjoy the camping lifestyle.....great people and great times. Sometimes, we travel with our Granddaughters creating new memories. Good luck and safe travels to you and everyone here.


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