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Old 01-16-2014, 11:16 AM   #11
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Old 01-16-2014, 05:01 PM   #12
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Thank you all so much for the advice!! I know once we actually get the trailer I'll have plenty more questions! The next 8-10 weeks are going to be torture waiting for the day we can go pick it up. I'm excited to just camp in the driveway for the shakedown!
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Old 01-16-2014, 06:00 PM   #13
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Congrats and Welcome fellow Roo owner!

We camped up at Loudon, NH last September for the Sylvania 300, and it was a blast! Can't wait to get back up there this year.
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Old 01-16-2014, 09:27 PM   #15
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Welcome to the forum NicelyRoo. I was where you are a couple of years ago. I learned a lot reading this forum. Also there are a lot of good YouTube videos out there. In addition to what is listed above, I would suggest a second hose and a second power cord. I have camped at a number of RV parks where my main water hose would not reach all the way. I think twice I needed a second power cord.

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Old 01-24-2014, 09:26 PM   #16
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Old 01-26-2014, 01:23 PM   #17
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Welcome aboard. I started camping because I got tired of paying exorbitant hotel fees & fighting traffic at NASCAR races! Tent camped for about 5 years (Bristol, Charlotte, Martinsville) then moved up to a pop-up. Had some great times at all three places, but found myself enjoying the camping part as much or more than the races. So now I enjoy camping at campgrounds with hook-ups & racing from home in front of my 52" HDTV. LOL!

If you like to party at the races, I recommend the Earhart campground at Bristol - right next to the track & always something going on. Not much room & no hook-ups but lots of action. If you'd prefer something quieter & not so crowded, Peaceful Valley is great. About 1.5 miles from track but they have a free shuttle. It's run by a church so no alcohol allowed. But they have water & electric hookups for a reasonable rate & really large spaces.

I just upgraded from my pop-up to a Roo 21SS in September. Only 2 trips before it got cold, but loving it so far!
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