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Old 11-10-2013, 07:08 PM   #57
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Originally Posted by fansill View Post

This just illustrates that we can agree to disagree. I run my gennie when I need to...WHEN I NEED TO!!!! That means that I need it. Maybe I need it to run my micro, my AC or even hubby's C-Pap machine, but whatever I need to do...I will do it because it is my RV and my gennie. I try to be respectful of my neighbors but if there are no rules that tell me to respect "quiet hours", well it is my world too..!!!!

If I do not like the neighbor's noise, I will move...and maybe they should do that if they do not like my noise.

As for parking at Wally World....If I need a place to pull off the road and sleep, I will do so if they graciously allow me to...but I would never slam a neighbor...be it a trucker or a fellow RV'er if they are parked there and they want to host an "Elephant Party"... We are staying there free and we should be glad that we have a place to pull the rolling tin can off the highway for a few hours...

If you want peace and quiet....stay in your own driveway and call the cops if the neighbors are making too much noise....!!!!

Much too much agravation about this...!!!!

What SHE said.

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Old 11-10-2013, 07:22 PM   #58
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Originally Posted by njs42 View Post
Generators, I guess some people smokim if they gottem whether necessary or not.
Lots of interesting opinions here but this one probably says it best . . . some people find it easier to flip a switch rather than manage resources.

Ignorance is bliss and they're freakin' happy!

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Old 11-10-2013, 07:25 PM   #59
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Yes, most motorhomes are totally electric with heat and cooking being the typical exceptions. My coach is has diesel heat for an alternative to electric heated water and interior heat. I have 6 8D house batteries, so I don't have to run the generator unless I want air conditioning. If I need or want to run the air, I'll look for a CG. My generator is extremely quiet, but I don't like running over night.

Most dry camping events, like NASCAR races or the Alberqurque Ballon Frst, have generator quiet hours. Given you didn't pay anything to stay at a WM, truck stop, or rest stop, you get what you pay for. I suppose you could just move.
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Old 11-10-2013, 07:45 PM   #60
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We seem to be straying from the original topic.

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