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Forum: Tips and Tricks 06-03-2018, 06:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,001
Posted By paulmac
We keep our camper there in storage, we will be...

We keep our camper there in storage, we will be back up there June 30th until the following Saturday, I believe site 2, but not sure.
Forum: Tips and Tricks 06-02-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,001
Posted By paulmac
Steve, I was talking about Rip VanWinkle...

Steve, I was talking about Rip VanWinkle campground. They were lucky had no damage. The tornado touched down a couple of miles from the campground and headed east through town and crossed the...
Forum: Tips and Tricks 05-20-2018, 07:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,001
Posted By paulmac
Agreed, if they get hit broadside with high winds...

Agreed, if they get hit broadside with high winds they can and will tip over. A few years back during a severe thunderstorm a couple of RVs were crossing a bridge over the Mohawk river north of...
Forum: Tips and Tricks 05-19-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,001
Posted By paulmac
I am going to have to ask next weekend when we...

I am going to have to ask next weekend when we are there what they or people did. No way the bathroom buildings are large enough. There is a large recreation hall on the site, near the entrance,...
Forum: Tips and Tricks 05-19-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,001
Posted By paulmac
Severe weather - campground evacuated

Recently by us in upstate NY a campground that we frequent was evacuated for 3 hours due to severe weather and a tornado watch. Luckily the tornado did miss the campground and no real damage...
Forum: Tips and Tricks 04-21-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,366
Posted By paulmac
We have and tried the doggy playpen idea. And we...

We have and tried the doggy playpen idea. And we would only use it when we were outside with the dog. The idea was so we could sit outside without having to hold onto a leash. It does work, but our...
Forum: Tips and Tricks 04-21-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,295
Posted By paulmac
More proof that the people who design some of the...

More proof that the people who design some of the equipment have never been campers. Have the same problem since I changed out tow vehicles. The Tahoe had the 2 side by side doors that open like...
Forum: Seasonal, Long-term and Work Camping 03-25-2018, 06:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,293
Posted By paulmac
Your right, and the other issue is the campground...

Your right, and the other issue is the campground WiFi doesn't let you stay connected forever it will disconnect you. And since no one would be there to reconnect it you would not be able to monitor...
Forum: Seasonal, Long-term and Work Camping 03-24-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,293
Posted By paulmac
We don't have a permanent site, but our camper is...

We don't have a permanent site, but our camper is kept at the campground in storage, then moved to the site when we plan on using it by the campground. I would like to have a way to monitor the...
Forum: Tips and Tricks 03-17-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,113
Posted By paulmac
So glad our TT is a few years old and still has...

So glad our TT is a few years old and still has the combined controls that uses those little sliders and switches to set heat, ac, fan controls, temperature etc. Never had a problem with it working...
Forum: Tips and Tricks 02-24-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,186
Posted By paulmac
163243 We use something like this, must be...

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We use something like this, must be at least 20 years old or older. I do put a coffee filter in the part where you put the grinds though. I have found that if you don't some of the coffee...
Forum: Tips and Tricks 02-03-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,023
Posted By paulmac
Yes, well worth the money. We never had one and...

Yes, well worth the money. We never had one and started using 1 last season. First evening we used it all the power went off to the coach. Went outside to check on it, thought for sure something...
Forum: Tips and Tricks 01-28-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,024
Posted By paulmac
Not allowed to use a hose or spray washer at our...

Not allowed to use a hose or spray washer at our campground, so this is what I use, can do the entire camper in an hour or so. Our camper has is going on 7 years old, and people that see it think it...
Forum: Tips and Tricks 01-28-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,114
Posted By paulmac
I like these, but not sure I would want to keep...

I like these, but not sure I would want to keep them outside at night, especially at night in the campground we frequent. The campground recommends not doing so since they have raccoons that will...
Forum: Tips and Tricks 10-29-2017, 12:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 822
Posted By paulmac
About the only thing I would suggest would be to...

About the only thing I would suggest would be to have a 30 amp outlet installed with the slab. I got spoiled when my in-laws were alive. Being campers themselves my father-in-law had an area just...
Forum: Tips and Tricks 10-15-2017, 08:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 11,743
Posted By paulmac
Exactly what we have been doing for years. Made...

Exactly what we have been doing for years. Made a check list that we keep posted above the door of the camper. My wife and I go over the list together when "we think" we are done, just to make sure...
Forum: Tips and Tricks 10-15-2017, 07:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,707
Posted By paulmac
Same here, and I also use a plug in digital...

Same here, and I also use a plug in digital voltage meter that is always plugged in an outlet of the camper. And since it has a "blue glow" to it makes a decent night light.
Forum: Tips and Tricks 10-01-2017, 10:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,383
Posted By paulmac
Agreed, but I don't have that luxury since our...

Agreed, but I don't have that luxury since our camper is stored at the campground, and once on a site they don't allow washing of the campers. Of course they will do it for you for a fee. That's...
Forum: Tips and Tricks 10-01-2017, 09:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,383
Posted By paulmac
Yes it does, also helps in preventing black...

Yes it does, also helps in preventing black streaks since the water beads up and runs off. And should you get any black streaks a quick spray and wipe with the same product and they come right off. ...
Forum: Tips and Tricks 10-01-2017, 08:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,383
Posted By paulmac
I have been using this for the last 6 years on a...

I have been using this for the last 6 years on a camper that was new in 2011 and the camper does look like new. I can do the entire camper (27 foot camper) in about an hour. Just spray and wipe no...
Forum: Tips and Tricks 09-30-2017, 11:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,383
Posted By paulmac
I agree, we tried covering our camper when we...

I agree, we tried covering our camper when we bought new through the winters, and we got about 3 years out of the cover. The sun, wind, and cold will just destroy it over it time. Now we winterize...
Forum: Tips and Tricks 09-16-2017, 10:25 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,771
Posted By paulmac
We were enjoying lunch outside one day and a...

We were enjoying lunch outside one day and a little kid prowling around the campground looking for wood walked right up to the pickup truck and helped himself to a couple of pieces of wood. What can...
Forum: Tips and Tricks 09-16-2017, 10:17 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,771
Posted By paulmac
I could make a list. People (not just children)...

I could make a list. People (not just children) walking through other camper's sites. Loud music, fireworks, people driving too fast on the campground roads, noisy sites during quiet hours. Etc....
Forum: Tips and Tricks 09-10-2017, 06:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,773
Posted By paulmac
I have a small check list above the door on the...

I have a small check list above the door on the inside that I use before closing the door and locking for the last time before leaving a site. Some of the items are:

TV Antenna down
Vents...
Forum: Appliances and Electronics 09-09-2017, 08:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 904
Posted By paulmac
I would like to find a way to do this too. The...

I would like to find a way to do this too. The radio/DVD player has two sets of speakers in the camper plus outside speakers and that's great. I would like to find a way to connect the TV into...
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