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Old 07-14-2013, 09:20 PM   #1
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Paper storage?

Looking for ideas on how to store all the paper we have re: trips taken, trips to be taken--the maps, the possible campgrounds, the recommended campgrounds, the campgrounds we have tried and liked, especially our favorite sites. The articles detailing areas we want to visit. The AAA books. ETC.
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Old 07-14-2013, 09:30 PM   #2
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Scan 'em and keep on the computer. Take a look at the Neat scanners that are advertized on TV. I got one for Christmas a couple years ago and I scan everything I want to keep and it's basically a keystroke away when I want to see it again. I keep information about the campgrounds in my address book. GPS setting, directions, favorite sites, etc including which ones not to do business with again.
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Old 07-15-2013, 06:37 AM   #3
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All of the books, maps, brochures, travel info, campground reviews, campground guides, etc. are available online. Download what you need. Scan and save all the rest, as others have said. Throw the books and papers away and save the space and weight.
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I agree, scan everything. But create a file naming convention and directory that works best for you. With thousands of files it can be difficult to find what you want unless you know where to look or use the filename to search.

IMHO, getting rid of paper is the best way to handle it but I do carry printed copies of my coach shematics which are often all marked up with notes and sometimes greasy fingers. When I want clean ones I just reprint. Sometimes I go to quick print shops to get larger prints.

Carry plenty of storage capacity with a backup feature. I carry 4tb in raid configiration on my mobile LAN. This is ok for me now.
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Old 07-15-2013, 01:55 PM   #5
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x2 on the Neat. Scan in just about everything and look up is just a click or 2 away. Way faster than the books and paperwork was.
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