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Old 11-23-2015, 03:53 PM   #1
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So Much Stuff....

Decided to put our 2000 Hurricane 30Q up for sale on eBay. What I have found is just how much "Stuff" can be contained with the walls of even this short 31 foot motorhome. I brought home 7 large moving boxes and quickly filled each and every one. Still have to move out the wife's clothes and shoes, some food, and lawn chairs. Then the outside storage bins.

If you don't think you have a lot of "Stuff" just move and you will find a lot of stuff that at one time you could not live without, but now you can.

Once sold will begin in earnest to find a new unit in the Newmar family.
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Tom, when I think of getting rid of "stuff" I think of the S&B, not the MH, but I guess the same thing applies!

Hope you find the perfect rig for your needs! Good luck, happy trails, and God bless!
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I guess maybe a small TT's limited storage space can actually be a blessing in disguise...
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Old 11-23-2015, 05:01 PM   #4
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There's something about stuff, more stuff is good. But finding the stuff when needed doesn't seem to happen.
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Old 11-23-2015, 05:13 PM   #5
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Tom, when I think of getting rid of "stuff" I think of the S&B, not the MH, but I guess the same thing applies!

Hope you find the perfect rig for your needs! Good luck, happy trails, and God bless!
Never said I was getting rid of it! DW will want all the "Stuff" loaded into the new. I may have to "lose" some of it. Good thing she does not read these threads.
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There's something about stuff, more stuff is good. But finding the stuff when needed doesn't seem to happen.
One would think that "Stuff" could not reproduce, but I'm amazed at how much of the same stuff "we" have.
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Sounds like you'll be going up a size or two or three to the Newmar. You know what that means.....more 'stuff'!
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Old 11-23-2015, 10:48 PM   #8
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We transferred "stuff" from the '02 40' DSDP to the 45' Magna at the dealers on the way from WA to Phoenix. I figure the Magna has about 30% LESS storage than the Dutch Star. Ended up filling the whole back end of the Ody with "stuff" that we didn't need or wouldn't fit. There's a lot of stuff we don't need as the new rig had it or it wouldn't fit. Have a whole stack of stuff on the back deck that is no longer needed. Even the wife has a stack of clothing to get rid of!
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When we moved from the 33' 5er to the 38 footer, I started a 'diet' - or should I say the RV 'stuff' did. A year later we went on an extended trip and since the RV needed a good clean up as well as clean out prior to leaving, I noticed that some of the original 'stuff loss' had been regained so a crash diet was undertaken. I have to say that the only things that we came up missing was a jacket and a couple shirts that were left behind --- and that wasn't really a problem. Now, if we can only stay that way it would be perfect but I really doubt that will happen - recall from you school class that nature abhors a vacuum and that's what an RV storage areas seems to be
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When we bought our current MH, it took us two days to transfer 'stuff' from one to the other and they were sitting side by side! Part of the time was taken up deciding were to put 'stuff'. Over a period of time, one does accumulate a lot of 'stuff'!
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Rules of STUFF;
1) Stuff must have a home (storage spot) to exist.

2) Stuff can have it own spot, be piled or be nested.

3) Stuff that is purged leaves a large hole.

4) The large hole calls out plaintively until filled with more "Stuff".

5) An empty hole is against nature and cannot remain empty.

Technically an empty hole is a vacuum. At the first sign of a crack something (in this case stuff) will rush in to fill it.
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Rules of STUFF;
1) Stuff must have a home (storage spot) to exist.

2) Stuff can have it own spot, be piled or be nested.

3) Stuff that is purged leaves a large hole.

4) The large hole calls out plaintively until filled with more "Stuff".

5) An empty hole is against nature and cannot remain empty.

Technically an empty hole is a vacuum. At the first sign of a crack something (in this case stuff) will rush in to fill it.
So true!
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Old 11-25-2015, 09:58 AM   #14
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The new terminology is called "de-cluttering". It is the new reality show!

Janet has the bug. A bag of stuff goes to the thrift store and then off to find something to replace it.
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