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Old 11-19-2014, 06:22 AM   #15
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Originally Posted by mojoracing View Post
Paddle faster!!! I hear banjo music!
Just hopin' it ain't gettin' louder ...

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Old 11-19-2014, 06:43 AM   #16
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Look at it this way, it's a lot more comfortable waiting in a warm MH with a working toilet and food... could be a lot worse. ;-)

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Old 11-19-2014, 01:44 PM   #17
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Look at it this way, it's a lot more comfortable waiting in a warm MH with a working toilet and food... could be a lot worse. ;-)
In a perfect world, a wild pig would wander by and soon after, there'd be a big old BBQ for anybody that stopped by. Kind of a mountainman's tailgate party
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Old 11-19-2014, 03:36 PM   #18
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you have alot of time here start to study to be like macgyver

all jking aside we cant over think what could happen out there on the road as its going to any ways one day .. or it would keep you from going and keep you from having fun

if you where just a few mins from me i would drive out to help you and i am sure there are many on here that would as well
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Old 11-19-2014, 04:32 PM   #19
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Options are good.. When I went cross country I took two different cell phones with me, One is my primary provider, and one on a secondary service. We nearly always had cell coverage except... The one place we needed it (Flagged a passing gent in a pick up who sent his friend with the tow truck)

Of course with a Class A and a towed I could have Driven the A into town (The towed had the problem, long story)

However had there not been a handy dandy gent passing by I had other options

In addition to cell phones (Verizon is the one most likely to work by the way) I have CB and HAM radio this last one takes a license. Any time of day or night I can put up some wire and find someone to talk to.
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Old 11-19-2014, 05:55 PM   #20
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If we yell for HELP!!!! who hears us?

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Our first trip through rural country and mountains begins next week. No toad.

If the unthinkable happens, is there a certain process that beats hoofing it or dialing *47?

I haven't heard much about the Good Sam roadside assistant (we have it) if we're in north GA and western NC, so is there a link to places that service RVs that might be along our route?

No cell signal....no problem! Look at the products this company sells. You don't have to pay for a full featured satellite phone either. The spot connect lets you send short messages, call for help,etc for only $99 and $10/mo

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Old 11-21-2014, 03:43 PM   #21
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Remember slow and easy AND above all enjoy the freedom of RV travel.

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Old 11-21-2014, 10:19 PM   #22
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You can always take tape or something, paint maybe and put a number or letters on the top of your RV... maybe reflective tape... so if needing an airlift or something, they can spot you better from the air....
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Old 11-21-2014, 11:11 PM   #23
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If one performs on all their vehicles regular PMCS Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services before planned departures they will have little to no problems requiring ERS.
In addition portable CB radios like weather band radios can also be tools that can save the day, time and money.

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