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Old 10-04-2015, 09:56 PM   #1
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Muddin" in my Class A

Lots of rain here in Florida over the last few months. We went to a spot in Inverness for the weekend and I learned my lesson. If you see grass with mud and tire tracks and water in it, don't pull in. Thought I was in a real pickle here. No damage though, some dirty wheels and an ABS light that went off until I got back on the road. Kinda scary thought when you hear those big wheels spinning.



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YEP!!!! Been there. Done that.

Did they charge you for messing up their pristine grasses???
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Old 10-05-2015, 05:01 AM   #4
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Same thing happened to us. We were directed into a brand new site and sunk the back tires in the soft earth. I went to the office, they said opps, we should have not given you that site. I rocked it back and forth and got it out. Not without big ruts in the new earth. They didn't even mention paying for the damage since it was their error.
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YEP!!!! Been there. Done that.

Did they charge you for messing up their pristine grasses???
I feel bad about that. This is a nice place and we probably go here twice a year for the Withlacoochee Rails to Trails bicycle ride. I guess I was more concerned about possible damage to my coach.
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Old 10-06-2015, 12:41 AM   #6
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The grounds keeper or mowing man will love you for a long time. I wish the would put frame mounted tow hooks on every coach ,a little help from a 4x4 would help a lot
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Frame mounted hooks on the front would help a ton! We race motocross and have been towed in and out of more racetracks than I can recall. One bit of advise, ALWAYS hook the chains up yourself. The average guy doesn't know what or how to hook up to not cause damage to the chassis or your fiberglass cap. I have bureid three of my rigs half way up the wheels and have always got out with no damage until one day I let the guy hook it up. He put the chain around the steering link, when I got in my steering wheel was off almost half a turn. Thought it was going to be an expensive one seeing as the guy that hooked it up was a friend and I didn't have the heart to ask him to pay for it. Ended up putting a huge strap around the steering link and running it to the rear end and cranking away with a come a long. straightened her out just eyeballing it and when I took it in for an alignment, the guy said the rig was spot on. Go figure!
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Heres one that flooded after we were parked. A literal 4 foot deep river developed out of nowhere behind the motorhome and spread all the way to the rear axel of the rig before subsiding. Got towed out by a bull dozer.
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I feel bad about that. This is a nice place and we probably go here twice a year for the Withlacoochee Rails to Trails bicycle ride. I guess I was more concerned about possible damage to my coach.


How far is the park from the trail ? I've been wanting to get up there to check it out
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I showed my wife your pictures and added making sure that never happens to us as one of her responsibilities.
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Wow, glad you made it. I know the pucker factor all too well I had mine parked in yard and narrowly averted having to call a wrecker myself. I'm waiting for the contractor to arrive next week and install new RV pad and then barn. Didn't realize how quickly I'd get stuck on the wet sod. Luckily with a little persuasion from the GMC, I managed to get her out. Even traction control and dumping the tag would stop my spin.

Oh and nice bike, on our only second trip with this new to me RV, we had front row seats at the IM Augusta 70.3 race in Augusta GA using the RV. I cant wait to do more races w/the RV.




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How far is the park from the trail ? I've been wanting to get up there to check it out
It's 6 miles from downtown Inverness. The name of the park is Riverside Lodge RV Resort.
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Oh and nice bike, on our only second trip with this new to me RV, we had front row seats at the IM Augusta 70.3 race in Augusta GA using the RV. I cant wait to do more races w/
Thanks. The bike belongs to the wife. My bike is a beach cruiser with a beer holder on the handlebars
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Where I come from they call that plowing.
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