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Old 08-24-2009, 05:37 PM   #1
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I just joined the forum and don't have a camper yet but we are seriously looking at an R-pod. Still trying to decide between a pup and the R-pod but think we are leaning toward the R-pod because it's hard sided and light weight.

Years ago we used to tent camp when the kids were growing up but after they left and we spent several nights in the car because of storms I said NO MORE TENTS! We would like to get back to camping now that we have retired but I don't want to sleep any where near the ground!

I am looking forward to asking lots of questions on this forum. Thanks in advance for any help with my questions!
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Old 08-24-2009, 06:29 PM   #2
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to the forum. This be the place to ask all of your camping questions.
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Yes The members here are FANTASTIC and are welling to help....so ask away
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Old 08-25-2009, 12:15 AM   #4
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Welcome to the forum .The rpod are a little small but a really cool looking camper if it is what you want go for it.
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my suggestion would be to buy the biggest your budget and truck can handle. it'll save a lot of trade-ins in the future.
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Welcome to the Forums. If you are set on the R-pod, the RP-175 seems that it would give you a little more space. Some things to consider are a permanent bed that can stay made up, and having the refrigerator up off the floor. A slide makes a huge difference and AC is pretty much of a must if you are planning on using it during the summer.
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Old 08-25-2009, 09:02 AM   #7
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Thanks for the warm welcome from all of you! We are anxious to make a decision and a purchase...we are considering the R-172 because it has bunks in the front so we can take our grandkids camping with us. We love the RP-175 but the couch is not large enough to sleep or 16yo GD AND our 10yo GS...the bunks would be perfect for them. We are trying to find out how much weight the bunks can support to see if we could use those for sleeping when it is just the 2 of us...
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Have you considered a tent for those occasions when you take the grandchildren and/or their friends?
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Have you considered a tent for those occasions when you take the grandchildren and/or their friends?
I had not considered a tent and it is certainly a thought...
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I had not considered a tent and it is certainly a thought...
Yep, it sure is.
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