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Old 03-06-2014, 10:05 AM   #1
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New To hybrids

I am new to owning a hybrid have owned a popup and a travel trailer just wondering is there anything need to watch for

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Old 03-06-2014, 10:55 AM   #2
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Congrats on your hybrid. Having owned both a popup and a TT just combine the knowledge and experience you've gained from both and I think you're pretty well set.

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Old 03-06-2014, 11:27 AM   #3
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I am new to owning a hybrid have owned a popup and a travel trailer just wondering is there anything need to watch for
Other than the usual care & maintenace, just keep an eye on the tent ends. There is always the possibility of self-inflicted leaks if you get the canvas caught in the door when closing it. Also check the seals and the canvas itself once in a while to make sure everything looks good.

The other thing that is more prevalent in hybrids is condensation on the tent ends when camping in cool weather. There are plenty of threads here on managing that.

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Old 03-06-2014, 11:29 AM   #4
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With a new hybrid, you need to season the tent ends by wetting them and letting them dry a few times to ensure that all of the seams seal up.

Other than that, just like the pop-up - be careful when you're closing up the tenting to make sure the doors close nicely. You don't want anything pinched.

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Old 03-06-2014, 11:41 AM   #5
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Since you have owned both a TT and a pup, just remember that everything applicable to a TT is applicable to the hybrid, with the exception of the bunks. Everything with those is exactly what you knew with your pup.

So, I think your experience will be very useful with the new camper.

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