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Old 07-11-2014, 07:25 AM   #1
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What am I forgetting?

Starting my 3 month journey tomorrow morning and I am now literally losing sleep over the really small stuff I may be forgetting. I need to go already!

So this morning's issue: should I bring my tire covers and put them on while we are camping? I am thinking I am overthinking at this point and I am.

And if you can think of some really small, or big, reminders please let me know.

We are going from Florida to Seattle, down the Pacific coast and back across. I am thinking about 8,000 miles the way we have it mapped out.

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Old 07-11-2014, 07:37 AM   #2
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The small stuff is exactly what you shouldn't worry about. Buy as you travel. Focus on bigger things. Meds, bedding, clothes, shoes, phone number for emergency road service, jack, tools, etc. Then keep a list of what you forgot and had to buy along the way. Toilet tissue, shampoo, toothpaste, etc. Just have a good time.
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Old 07-11-2014, 07:39 AM   #4
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With that many camping stops id only be concerned about having a progressive industries ems surge protector.

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Old 07-11-2014, 07:48 AM   #5
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Sit down and relax have a glass of wine and make a simple check list out for the important things. The small stuff some of which you can do without and anything like that , you can't do without you will pick up. On a 3 month trip your going to have to go to the store for something , needed or forgotten. Here's one that you can modify to your needs.
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Old 07-11-2014, 08:19 AM   #6
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Remember your billfold and credit card. Anything you forget you can buy. I once got 100 miles from home and realized I had forgotten my billfold, had to go back.
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Old 07-11-2014, 08:38 AM   #7
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Don't forget the wine or beer and a chair or two to sit outside by the fire and relax, there is a Walmart around the next corner.
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Old 07-11-2014, 08:46 AM   #8
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Make sure you take the TT keys and Billfold. Got an Hour down the road once and realized that I had forgotten the Keys. Anything else can be bought on the road.
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Old 07-11-2014, 09:24 AM   #9
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As others have suggested, sit down with a pencil and paper and go over every aspect of the trip from hooking up, flat on the road, no 12 v power, no 110 power, tv doesn't work, sprained ankle, cut, etc. and similar situations and determine just what you will need to handle each situation. Food, etc. can be purchased. Just relax and travel the trip in your mind.
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Old 07-11-2014, 09:40 AM   #10
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don't forget a couple of centinela candles for the bugs, extra batteries for the flashlights, and a weather radio that works on AC/DC. Chargers for all the phones, computers etc. As others have said a piece of paper and a pen to write down anything you think you might need.

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