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Old 11-26-2014, 08:03 AM   #1
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We've been rv'ing some 22 years and 12 rvs. After a rather long trip from coast to coast highlighted by my week-long stay in the hospital, we figured the road was history. We sold our MH and just about gave away our hitch and all accessories. After 3 months off the road, hitch itch prevailed and we're back with a smaller rig and buying everything we gave away. Now, if I can just stay out of the hospitals!
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Welcome to IRV2.....Sounds like you go bit hard by the RV bug......


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Welcome back, starting over should be fun. Enjoy.
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We've been rv'ing some 22 years and 12 rvs. After a rather long trip from coast to coast highlighted by my week-long stay in the hospital, we figured the road was history. We sold our MH and just about gave away our hitch and all accessories. After 3 months off the road, hitch itch prevailed and we're back with a smaller rig and buying everything we gave away. Now, if I can just stay out of the hospitals!
Sounds like a similar situation that my sister is in and she lives in Sierra Vista like you guys. Due to her husband's health issues they downsized both their home and RV. They now have a garden home and a Pleasureway class B. My brother-in-law cannot drive now so she does all of the driving and just loves it. It hasn't slowed them down at all. They are out on the road as much as they ever have been and enjoying the RV life style.

I'm sure that it can be the same for you guys so good luck and happy RVing!!
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Just went thru the same experience. From a new 40' DP, nothing for 6 months, now have 36' gasser bath and half and love it.
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We started camping in 1968. In 1978 my wife decided she had had enough of making her own bed. We put in a large inground pool and built two decks. We headed out for Myrtle Beach. Both motels we stayed in were upper level. The one on the way looked good outside but was dirty and run down. The motel at MB was nice enough but when you walked from the bath to the bed, your feet were covered in sand. (it was a beachfront motel) WE had to keep a washcloth by the bed to wash our feet off before getting in bed. We returned home and bought another camper. We have been camping ever since. My advice to anyone who is thinking about getting away from camping, Go on a couple of trips and stay in motels. You will save a lot of money (by not having to sell your present camper and then buying another) and remember why you went into camping in the first place.
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We started camping in 1968. In 1978 my wife decided she had had enough of making her own bed. We put in a large inground pool and built two decks. We headed out for Myrtle Beach. Both motels we stayed in were upper level. The one on the way looked good outside but was dirty and run down. The motel at MB was nice enough but when you walked from the bath to the bed, your feet were covered in sand. (it was a beachfront motel) WE had to keep a washcloth by the bed to wash our feet off before getting in bed. We returned home and bought another camper. We have been camping ever since. My advice to anyone who is thinking about getting away from camping, Go on a couple of trips and stay in motels. You will save a lot of money (by not having to sell your present camper and then buying another) and remember why you went into camping in the first place.
I hope that you are making the bed now!
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I hope that you are making the bed now!
I always make it up before leaving home. I also help her make it up on the road. To keep her in the camping mood, I just remind her of the beautiful motel with the sand in the carpet. It works every time.
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I always make it up before leaving home. I also help her make it up on the road. To keep her in the camping mood, I just remind her of the beautiful motel with the sand in the carpet. It works every time.
Smart man! Happy Trails!!
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Welcome Jteems,

You've joined a great forum here.

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