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Old 12-09-2021, 07:54 PM   #21
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You need a kennel not a camper, thin the herd, put the camper fully under a awning ,take care of things and probably get 15 years
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Old 12-09-2021, 08:04 PM   #22
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We are living in a Forest River Grandelodge 42DL, it been 3 years and we love it! One thing we often try to do is change things around or put decor! We also look for upgrades to do to the trailer!
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Old 12-09-2021, 08:09 PM   #23
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What is the life expecinty when living g full time in a t.t. ?
My Daughter may be buying one to live on my property with 3 dogs and 2 cats, dogs are all big 65 to 100 lbs.
It a 27 foot trailer with dining an couch slide out
Too many animals to live in my house so this is her option.
B.t.w I would be housing 1 dog she has 4 total and 2 cats.
In my book Full-time RVing is traveling the country which I truly believe adds years to you're life. Living in an RV next to you're garage not so much.
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Old 12-09-2021, 08:14 PM   #24
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Read 7pickr and jmdennis02816 posts carefully. The first thing you need to do is find out if it is legal to put it on the property and live in it full time. The alternative might be to find an rv park near you and rent a year round site. They can be surprisingly inexpensive. Of course, you'd need a pet friendly campground. If she doesn't have a truck to pull it, dealers will usually deliver it to a site. That's probably going to be cheaper then setting up wiring, plumbing and sewer on your property.
Your profile shows you live in Florida, so there should be plenty of campgrounds. She'll need a dehumidifier because water is the enemy of rvs.
As to how long it will last.... how long do you need it to last? Maintenance and how she uses it will make the difference. Weight is a factor and those three big dogs might take a toll on its life.
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Old 12-09-2021, 08:53 PM   #25
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Iíve been living full time in my Shasta for six years. It really saves on the outrageous rents in my area. Itís best if you can do your own repairs. Usually between me and mr. Google I can make my own repairs. Havenít had any real problems. Just think of the trailer as being built like a movie set and be gentle with it. I guess the hardest thing is finding a good location to park with hookups. The middle of this 90 acre cattle ranch suits me.
Regarding insurance; Progressive has a full timers policy and it seems to be good and affordable though I havenít had to use it.
Personally, I can only have one dog in with me but, you know, live and let live.
Hope Iíve been able to give a little insight.
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Old 12-09-2021, 10:31 PM   #26
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What is the life expecinty when living g full time in a t.t. ?
My Daughter may be buying one to live on my property with 3 dogs and 2 cats, dogs are all big 65 to 100 lbs.
It a 27 foot trailer with dining an couch slide out
Too many animals to live in my house so this is her option.
B.t.w I would be housing 1 dog she has 4 total and 2 cats.
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To get back to your original question- it depends on trailer quality and how well she takes care of it. 27' is plenty big for her, but as with your house- too many animals. They will take a toll.

My wife and I (and one cat) lived in a 27' for almost a year, then it went back to vacation use. It was just fine, but the carpet was getting a little worn.
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Old 12-10-2021, 07:39 AM   #27
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What is the life expecinty when living g full time in a t.t. ?
My Daughter may be buying one to live on my property with 3 dogs and 2 cats, dogs are all big 65 to 100 lbs.
It a 27 foot trailer with dining an couch slide out
Too many animals to live in my house so this is her option.
B.t.w I would be housing 1 dog she has 4 total and 2 cats.
"expectancy" of what? Your tolerance?
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Old 12-10-2021, 08:08 AM   #28
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X2 They are not meant to be lived in but many do. 3 large dogs will be problematic.

I would put it under an RV carport if possible.

Good Luck !!

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Old 12-10-2021, 08:54 AM   #29
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What is the life expecinty when living g full time in a t.t. ?
My Daughter may be buying one to live on my property with 3 dogs and 2 cats, dogs are all big 65 to 100 lbs.
It a 27 foot trailer with dining an couch slide out
Too many animals to live in my house so this is her option.
B.t.w I would be housing 1 dog she has 4 total and 2 cats.
I've lived in my destination for about 3 years now with my dog!
I had a handicap ramp built with a little deck.
So sometimes you do what you gotta do. I have no problem
With it. I have a kid come wash it and clean the roof off
From time to time
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Old 12-10-2021, 10:31 PM   #30
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Life expectancy, with 3-4 big dogs and 2 cats? About a week and it will be trash.
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Old 12-12-2021, 08:26 AM   #31
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Wow dude! Good Sunday morning to you. That is not
necessarily true. I have a 120 lb. Monster dog that lives with
Me my 39-P is in no way destroyed. Try not to be a
Debbie downer! Will the unit be new looking no just
Lived in.
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Old 04-04-2022, 02:51 PM   #32
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And after all these comments/suggestions/time... not one reply/update from OP..

Why do people do that?
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Old 04-04-2022, 02:59 PM   #33
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And after all these comments/suggestions/time... not one reply/update from OP..

Why do people do that?

Its a 4 month old thread and i'm sure the negative responses about the number of pets and wear on unit were not encouraging.
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Old 04-04-2022, 03:01 PM   #34
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And after all these comments/suggestions/time... not one reply/update from OP..



Why do people do that?
Well, the thread had died until you just resurrected it.
The OP has been a member here since 2018.
Maybe they forgot they started it.
All kinds of reasons but it is aggravating that the OP never posted again since posting it 4 months ago.
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Old 04-04-2022, 03:26 PM   #35
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Well, the thread had died until you just resurrected it.
The OP has been a member here since 2018.
Maybe they forgot they started it.
All kinds of reasons but it is aggravating that the OP never posted again since posting it 4 months ago.
That's what I mean.. and it's not just this OP.. many do it.. You may be right that they forgot or situations changed.
Sorry for bringing it back to life.. I just found it.. I'll shut up now..
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