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Old 05-06-2014, 01:03 PM   #1
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First Time Camping Since Heart Attack

Camper is packed and pulled into the driveway. Will hook up and be on my way to Glenrose, Tx tomorrow for Texas State Dulcimer Festival.

This will only be the second time I've used the camper and first time since my heart attack. I still have to have someone help me put the sides up since I'm not suppose to be lifting very much weight for now but that's no problem. That's what I love about the aframes....45 seconds at the most and the walls are up.

I'll try to post pics when I get back Sunday evening.

Wish me luck. Suppose to be heavy thunderstorms Thursday evening so we'll see if the camper leaks.


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Old 05-06-2014, 01:29 PM   #2
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Glad to hear for feeling good enough to go camping again. Have a great time and don't let a little rain spoil your return to camping .

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Old 05-06-2014, 03:21 PM   #3
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Take your time and have a good time. Good that you are feeling better. Enjoy
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Old 05-06-2014, 03:25 PM   #4
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I hope you have a wonderful time camping! And be sure to have someone help you. RVers are a good group of people that don't mind helping others.
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Old 05-06-2014, 03:55 PM   #5
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Be safe and have fun!
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Old 05-06-2014, 03:57 PM   #6
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Have fun and by all means, let someone else do the heavy lifting!
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Old 05-06-2014, 03:59 PM   #7
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Have a great time! I'll be looking forward to the trip report.
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Glad to hear u r back to camping have a great time.
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Old 05-06-2014, 07:06 PM   #9
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Good to hear, enjoy your trip!
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Relax and have fun, ask for help when you need it.

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