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Old 11-08-2016, 03:34 PM   #1341
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Up here in Canada, I've only seen a paved pad for your trailer at higher end RV Resorts. I've seen a concrete pad for your picnic table or whatever beside the drive through for your camper but that's rare, too - usually at those same high end RV Resorts where they have an asphalt driveway and a concrete patio pad.

We almost always have a gravel/dirt driveway or parking spot and dirt or grass beside that. I see all these pics on here showing paved (asphalt or concrete) driveways and pads for the camper and wonder if that's normal in the US.
Stayed at a county park in Kalamazoo, Mich, where the large concrete pads would accommodate a large camper and still have plenty of patio space. Nice, especially if it was rainy.
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Old 11-08-2016, 06:17 PM   #1342
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I have seem similar... That is a REAL truck even though it's a Chevrolet!!
as long as it isn't an 8.2L he will be fine.
Most of those GM trucks are the same Duramax 6.6 that's in a regular pickup. It's actually a medium duty truck. A REAL truck is a Peterbilt or the like.
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Old 11-08-2016, 06:47 PM   #1343
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At the beach (Myrtle Beach) concrete pads are becoming more and more common. Big enough for the trailer and the table......etc...... My truck gets sideways often .....
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Old 11-08-2016, 08:02 PM   #1344
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Was he still hooked up? I see a lot of people back up almost to the hitch when parking.


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Old 11-08-2016, 08:07 PM   #1345
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We have camped in places where the pad is your patio and you park just like this guy did.
Agreed. My TT's tires don't care if they rest on gravel and I would much rather step out onto wet cement over wet gravel or grass. I actually prefer these slab sights.
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Old 11-08-2016, 10:02 PM   #1346
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Most of those GM trucks are the same Duramax 6.6 that's in a regular pickup. It's actually a medium duty truck. A REAL truck is a Peterbilt or the like.

Lol X2, but the RV pulling world...that is a real truck.


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Congrats on the finally replaced TT, Iwannacamp! Quite a dry spell there for ya.
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Old 11-09-2016, 10:12 PM   #1349
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Another Florida campground and more parrots.

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Old 11-10-2016, 09:15 AM   #1350
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If I had one, I swear I would teach it to yell "SHOT TIME!"

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Old 11-10-2016, 08:27 PM   #1351
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Up here in Canada, I've only seen a paved pad for your trailer at higher end RV Resorts. I've seen a concrete pad for your picnic table or whatever beside the drive through for your camper but that's rare, too - usually at those same high end RV Resorts where they have an asphalt driveway and a concrete patio pad.

We almost always have a gravel/dirt driveway or parking spot and dirt or grass beside that. I see all these pics on here showing paved (asphalt or concrete) driveways and pads for the camper and wonder if that's normal in the US.

Not standard. Most that I have been to are grass, gravel or dirt. Only premium sites in some places have pads. I have only seem asphalt at a casino campground.
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I was at a KOA once that had a wooden deck. Very nice.
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Congrats on the finally replaced TT, Iwannacamp! Quite a dry spell there for ya.

Thank you. Yes it was...almost a year since we got to camp. All I could do was talk and fantasize about it.



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Old 11-11-2016, 08:31 AM   #1354
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We must be lucky, our local State Park has 6 campgrounds and 3 of them have concrete pads, one has concrete pads and concrete patios.
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Just look at all those empty campsite concrete pads only have seen it that way once in 30 years..............
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Just look at all those empty campsite concrete pads only have seen it that way once in 30 years..............

I was finally able to get a concrete pad for our 10 day stay next year. Will be our first time on concrete there.

We like it in the 4000 section but as you know there are only a few concrete sites there. I finally talked myself into moving up a little closer to the beach in order to get a pad.


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I was at a KOA once that had a wooden deck. Very nice.
Us, too. But the drive was still gravel.


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All of the lots at our resort in Casa Grande have cement pads. But the rest of the lot is rock.
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