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Old 05-03-2016, 07:01 PM   #41
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Always bring extra of the good beer .... easy to get to know your neighbor over a bottle share .... only camping 3 yrs now & have made it a point to cross paths with many of those we have met on a semi regular basis ....
Oh yeah, fixings for smores too .....

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Old 05-03-2016, 07:39 PM   #42
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Odds are your first trailer or motorhome won't be your last. Your needs and wants will change depending on your stage of life.


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Old 05-03-2016, 09:48 PM   #43
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When you can, help someone else. It will make your day (and maybe their week).
When you see that "little" issue with the RV, fix it now!
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Old 05-03-2016, 11:08 PM   #44
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Dont forget the DW Cpap on the kitchen table at home.
Extra six hour round trip sucks. Lol
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Old 05-04-2016, 06:26 AM   #45
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Old 05-04-2016, 06:38 AM   #46
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Buy a lug wrench. Sitting on the side of the road with a flat and having no way to change the tire is a less than ideal time to learn that this new RV you bought doesn't come with one.

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Old 05-04-2016, 07:18 AM   #47
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Get out of the vehicle and look at things yourself. Don't depend on mirrors or "helpers".

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Old 05-04-2016, 08:56 PM   #48
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BOTH camping partners do a walk-around check before pulling out. Camper #1 can be convinced that everything is good to go and Camper #2 can come behind and find that stabilizers are still on the ground or step has not been stored. Ask me how I know.

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Old 05-04-2016, 09:06 PM   #49
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