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Old 10-17-2018, 01:35 PM   #1
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How far would you be willing to travel for indoor, heated storage for your Class A?

Just trying to gauge what is reasonable for people. I am thinking 30 miles.
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I travel 5 miles for indoor unheated storage. No heated stoarge around here.
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Old 10-17-2018, 09:05 PM   #3
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50 miles would be my max.
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Old 10-18-2018, 01:53 AM   #4
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It really depends on where you are, I have to travel 15 miles from where I store my coach to get to the nearest grocery store.
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Old 10-18-2018, 06:00 AM   #5
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We travel 35 miles. There are not a lot of options that we’re aware of in Northern Illinois that provide 24/7/365 climate controlled access so the mileage is what it is and we deal with it.
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Old 10-18-2018, 07:36 AM   #6
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0 miles.....if I couldn't keep my rv at home where I have full access to it I wouldn't own it
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Old 10-18-2018, 07:52 AM   #7
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I know a LOT of people go the storage route, I see the full lots around me. I guess it takes dedication to the hobby. I would consider unheated covered storage as a first choice. Outside storage as a last resort based on the deteriorating rigs sitting around. I can’t imagine any cost benefit of heated storage other than saving $2.58 on a gallon of antifreeze.

The logistics of off site storage is a real struggle that gets little mentioned.
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Old 10-18-2018, 08:33 AM   #8
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I just got a covered storage bay about 3 miles from the house.
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Old 10-18-2018, 08:54 AM   #9
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35 miles, indoor, unheated, right next to the owner's coach, and 300' from his house. for $275 for about six months/the winter. Place is way out in the country, just off the end of a blacktop road.
Great couple, good neighborhood.
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I think depends on how often you use the RV. If you are parking it there for the winter, much longer distance than if, say, using monthly.
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Old 10-18-2018, 09:00 AM   #11
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An hour away at most. How FAR that is depends on what kind of roads being traveled, city vs highway, etc. But for something like that I tend to think in terms of travel time, not travel
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Old 10-18-2018, 10:26 AM   #12
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I rent two garages, one out west and one in the mid-south. The west garage is 26 miles from the house and the mid-south garage is 17 miles from the house.

You just have to go where the good garages are located. Out west, they are building a new storage facility about 3 or 4 miles from the house. They are 'condo' type garages and I would consider buying one but the prices are crazy right now. The next downturn in the economy will adjust the prices accordingly. The 'toys' and the storage condo's are the first to go when the economy is lean.

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Seven miles to my heated (45` Min ) storage along with about 10 other class A's in a community setting. 24/7 key card access. includes a dump station wash pad and 110/120 power. Jim E. OKC
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Keep in mind when reading these comments, that climate matters, I live in Louisiana, and the idea of heated storage for an RV is simply not something anyone would give much thought to with our mild winters (rarely dropping below the mid 20's F). At best the debate here is insulated vs un-insulated storage buildings. Mine is uninsulated, but I am debating having foam insulation blown in.
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