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Old 04-17-2011, 08:43 AM   #15
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Behind our house on concrete pads and covered for the winter.
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Sitting under a big old tree next to our pond with full hook up for guests to use when we aren't in it. The reason we wound up with the MH was we were going to add a guest room on the house and decided the MH was a much better way to go. I wouldn't worry about a cover and you can probably find a nice size lot to park the MH next to your new home.
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Old 04-17-2011, 10:06 AM   #17
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Plugged in to shore power on a gravel pad in our yard....D
X2 except ours is in Kansas
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Old 04-17-2011, 10:12 AM   #18
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Winter - It gets really cold and snows here in Montana
Inside a climate controlled 50ft x 60ft workshop w/30amp service, 6" concrete floor up on tire skates which makes it easy to push the rig out of the way

Summer - Out of the direct sun - Sun and heat destroy things
Inside a 18ft x 40ft shed with 5" concrete floor plus power and sewer
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Old 04-17-2011, 12:46 PM   #19
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Winter - It gets really cold and snows here in Montana
Inside a climate controlled 50ft x 60ft workshop w/30amp service, 6" concrete floor up on tire skates which makes it easy to push the rig out of the way

Summer - Out of the direct sun - Sun and heat destroy things
Inside a 18ft x 40ft shed with 5" concrete floor plus power and sewer
How do you get it on and off those dollys?
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Old 04-17-2011, 01:00 PM   #20
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Stored in underground caves in Kansas City. Covered and temperature remains between 60 and 65 degrees all year. No need to winterize. Secured.

KC has literally millions of square feet of limestone caves that are used for commercial warehousing/storage. They have roads that are wide enought for 2 semi's to pass each other. Almost anything can be (and is) stored in these caves.
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Old 04-17-2011, 01:03 PM   #21
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Not a difficult task at all
Actually very easy one person task
Insert four 6x6 wood blocks under the leveling rams to get the extra height
Press the leveling system - carefully in manual mode - no need to get too high
Either insert or remove the Tire Skates
All is good when you have a plan
Been working great for a few years now
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Old 04-17-2011, 01:14 PM   #22
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Not a difficult task at all
Actually very easy one person task
Insert four 6x6 wood blocks under the leveling rams to get the extra height
Press the leveling system - carefully in manual mode - no need to get too high
Either insert or remove the Tire Skates
All is good when you have a plan
Been working great for a few years now
Can one person actually move around that rig when it is on the tire skates?
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About 3 miles from the house on a large lot under a canopy along with our boat. No power but don't realy need it. Florida sun gets hot, so canopy helps protect the roof.
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I keep the floor very clean it's a bit difficult rolling over anything even gravel or grit
The floor is flat and is constructed of 5" to 6" of smooth concrete
The expansion cracks are filled in with plastic that expands
They were a big issue at first
Everything has a place and everything is in it's place
No excusses around here
I move it several times during the winter months by myself to get other vehicles in and out of the shop
No way to drive it around inside so the skates were a perfect option
Third winter and all is well
3/8" plate steel that should easily hold 8 to 10Klbs each
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Winter - It gets really cold and snows here in Montana
Inside a climate controlled 50ft x 60ft workshop w/30amp service, 6" concrete floor up on tire skates which makes it easy to push the rig out of the way

Summer - Out of the direct sun - Sun and heat destroy things
Inside a 18ft x 40ft shed with 5" concrete floor plus power and sewer
VERY nice arrangement!

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Winter - It gets really cold and snows here in Montana
Inside a climate controlled 50ft x 60ft workshop w/30amp service, 6" concrete floor up on tire skates which makes it easy to push the rig out of the way

Summer - Out of the direct sun - Sun and heat destroy things
Inside a 18ft x 40ft shed with 5" concrete floor plus power and sewer
Boy those look like they would be fun in an earthquake. Yes, I live in California.
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It needs to be covered in the south. The sun will eat the tires and interior, fry appliances, rot cloth on seats, make plastic brittle, fad the wood...and more. I store mine in a boat storage area, 50 x 20 fully covered and locked, with power. Worth every cent.
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I'd LOVE to just rent an apartment or condo until we move south since finding a rental home with a barn large enough to store a motorhome is almost impossible.

**Have you considered living in the MH? That would solve 2 problems.**

With all the technology on board - LCD TV's, etc. - I worry about theft. More importantly, the damage they'd do getting IN to the coach.

**It's a concern, but for me that's what insurance is for. For long term storage, I'm actually considering dis-mounting the TV so they can steal it without damage. I had a car with a cheap radio, and the idiots did a thousand dollars of damage to the car getting it out (Window and dashboard and console).**
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