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Old 09-02-2014, 09:36 PM   #11
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Ouch! I can feel your pain. Did the same thing and knock my self out cold. Woke up under the RV and bleeding... Foam floaties are the first to go on now!

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Old 09-02-2014, 09:49 PM   #12
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I have injured my liver a sip at a time on numerous occasions. It's the darnedest thing. Barley pop, fermented corn and cane sugar, just can't help it.

Sometimes I run my head and knees into hard inanimate objects for no appearant reason.


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Old 09-02-2014, 10:06 PM   #13
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Nuisance, the pain I can cope with. The risk of damaging the RV, priceless!

f5moab, the way my head was pounding afterwards it could well have been a fuse😄

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Old 09-02-2014, 11:48 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by ependydad View Post
Pool noodles from the Dollar Store. Cut a chunk out of the middle at 45-degree angles to help them go around the corners.

Or, I just took pipe insulation. It seems the corners were the only thing that ever caught me. Ironically, once they were installed- I haven't hit them.
You're looking at it all wrong. You are curing the symptom. Wear a helmet. Good everywhere.
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Old 09-03-2014, 01:16 AM   #15
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DH came down with a case of pink eye as we were leaving Disney. I ended up driving the entire 13 hr ride home that day with no relief driver. Talk about one tired puppy. My worst injury was my pride when I first bought the tt and had to let the campground host back it in to the site for me on my first trip out.

My only other camping ailment hits me every time we pull into a campground. It's a disease called laziness. The only cure for it is a long weekend of lounging in a zero gravity recliner with occasional nocturnal sipping on a tasty adult beverage.
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Old 09-03-2014, 04:29 AM   #16
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I put a lump on my forehead running into a slide while looking at RV's on a dealer's lot. Salesman was speechless for a moment.
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Old 09-03-2014, 05:41 AM   #17
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Old 09-03-2014, 06:35 AM   #18
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Originally Posted by Hutch333id View Post
Just walked into the corner of the front living room slide. Ouch.

Note to some of the foamy things to put on the corners. That's twice this season!

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I have hit the same corner multiple times on my 38FL...... cut a couple of 6" strips of red 1" streamer and taped them to the corners. They wave around with the slightest breeze and seem to have done the trick
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Old 09-03-2014, 06:58 AM   #19
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I've had my back go out multiple times either removing or replacing
my WD hitch head or lifting old fashioned heavy bicycles in/out of
the bed of the truck....
It sucks to have your back acting up just when the camping trip is
getting good
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Old 09-03-2014, 07:20 AM   #20
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Backing out of the cargo area of the Yukon, missed the step and slid my shin down the hitch sway control mount point, taking skin off.
Kids thought it was neat that I was bleeding so much (darn daily baby aspirin).

And KyDan I had my back go last time I stayed at a hotel with a mattress that was too firm. I wonder if you have thought about a memory foam topper. We are getting one for the trailer for both of our backs.

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