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Old 09-25-2016, 06:45 PM   #1
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Cool maiden voyage - new 29hfs

Picked up new 29HFS two weeks ago. Retired on Friday. Headed out on maiden voyage tomorrow. Life is good. Minor issues with new TH including warped door that I had to straighten, a screen door bracket I had to relocate, water heater not plugged into 120v. Only significant issue is a mis-aligned slide where several screws didn't hit anything past the flange. Fixed that too. Now we have the TH loaded with motorcycles and scuba gear for a week at Devils Fork State Park on Lake Jocassee in South Carolina. Couple steaks in the freezer, shrimp and grits on the menu for breakfast.
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Old 09-25-2016, 07:40 PM   #2
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Congrats and enjoy! 👍
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Wonderful! Have a great time!
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Old 09-26-2016, 10:24 AM   #4
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Congrats and good luck on your new chapter! A new TT sounds like a good way to start your retirement.

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Old 09-26-2016, 08:09 PM   #5
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Congratulations on your retirement and the new trailer. I am sure you will enjoy both! I am looking forward to the day when we can camp anytime with no worries for Monday's. Enjoy your new life!
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Old 10-04-2016, 05:58 AM   #6
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The trip was a blast. We had to switch campsites because the one I booked on line was too short. Not only is this camper long, its huge compared to the camper we had when I was a child and to a tent. But we'll suffer through it.

We ended up with too much food and firewood. Got rained on pretty hard the first night. A slide-out cover would probably dampen some of the noise on that roof. Forgot a shovel to scoop out old ashes and debris from the fir pit so cooking over coals was not up to snuff.

We hit a thrift store a couple miles away and got two small rugs for the doors, and several paperback books ($0.25 each) Reading and cooking by the camp fire is a tough life, but somebody's got to do it.

Retirement provides the opportunity to camp during the week. Of the 60-ish camp sites, there may have been 15 other campers there.

Where to next?
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Old 10-04-2016, 06:14 AM   #7
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Glade to hear your first trip out was a good one with lessons learned for the next one. I always have to much wood in the truck but id rather have to much then not enough and food you'll under control as you go.

You may want to make a quick trip sooner then later with the storm coming possibly this way from what people are saying so maybe head inland for a new adventure.
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I am glad you had a great time. Keep the good times rolling...
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