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Old 05-02-2016, 11:56 PM   #54083
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For good reason, if you've even been on east coast roads, there isn't enough room on a lot of them for that type of vehicle setup. Heck, there's a road near my house where a tractor trailer (stupidly) tried to go down and got stuck on a curve because he couldn't fit through it. The following week there were signs stating no vehicles over 25' were allowed on that road
That happens in those places that haven't upgraded the roads since the invention of that new-tangled notion called the wheel came along.

Ever wonder why I prefer to stay out west? I luv ya Carl, but you won't ever get me to come to Connecticut.
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Old 05-03-2016, 01:11 AM   #54084
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Headed north on the 24th. Oregon/Washington then East. Slow walk to Maine in August. We will see where we both are later in the year
When you get close give a shout and maybe we can get together for a mini or midi depending where barb and Wayne & Earlene are at that time.
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Old 05-03-2016, 01:13 AM   #54085
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That happens in those places that haven't upgraded the roads since the invention of that new-tangled notion called the wheel came along.

Ever wonder why I prefer to stay out west? I luv ya Carl, but you won't ever get me to come to Connecticut.
I loved driving the New England roads when we were there last. I don't mind tight winding curves.
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Old 05-03-2016, 04:32 AM   #54086
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Barb and MPH you keep forgetting about us from Kanuckistan and parts north, when you plan these little soirees in the south. Y'all make the sound so wonderful and so warming (which is proven to be the case) but you keep planning for times that make us way uppa here having to travel through ice and snow and blizzards and dodging reindeer to get to join in the fun. (Starting to feel guilty yet?) We wouldn't wanna be responsible for running over the red nosed one , the other eight and the fat guy inna sleigh as we wheel our way south in a blinding nor'easter.

We need a master of navigation set in place to decide when a venue is OK for all to attend or you start up a collection to get money set aside for Denise and I (Right Honourable RVM's 40 and 40A) to use to enable us to spend from September on in the south. Wayne offered us the use of his driveway but we'd get nosebleeds from the elevation change walking from the kitchen to the bedroom, so that's out.

Although we could even it all out for the north to south ramble by holding a GC in Bozeman MT in January and I could suggest Bear canyon Campground as a venue. Hockey could be added to the mutant Olympics, Bobsled, Pairs and Single Figure Skating, and maybe Jam can Curling? What say you lot???
Well, Dennis, with our new coach we will be able to do some camping in colder weather. (Heated holding tanks, 3 x the propane capacity we have now, better built coach with more insulation, etc.) When we had travel trailers we actually did quite a lot of camping in December, January and February. Granted, that was in east Texas and a really cold winter night might be 36. (I know ... That's a heat wave in January in your part of the world.)

Its not our preference, but we aren't afraid of cold weather camping. I would just need to buy a heated water hose. Had one years ago but lent it to some folks and never got it back. They moved away.

How about an October GC or MidiC some year in southern Idaho or Wyoming? Any parks open that time of year in those states? Maybe Deb and Dale could chime in about possibilities in Idaho?
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Old 05-03-2016, 07:56 AM   #54087
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I loved driving the New England roads when we were there last. I don't mind tight winding curves.
Now you know what I do on my motorcycle here

I know Barb doesn't want to come out this way, but her vehicle is the best one to fit around these parts, less of a challenge than a 40 footer.
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Old 05-03-2016, 08:07 AM   #54088
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Now you know what I do on my motorcycle here

I know Barb doesn't want to come out this way, but her vehicle is the best one to fit around these parts, less of a challenge than a 40 footer.
Last time I was driving up in the northeast (18 wheeler in PA, NY, NJ 38yr ago) the potholes would have swallowed not only Smarty but Barb's coach too!
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Old 05-03-2016, 08:10 AM   #54089
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Now you know what I do on my motorcycle here

I know Barb doesn't want to come out this way, but her vehicle is the best one to fit around these parts, less of a challenge than a 40 footer.
In Smarty those sorta roads are fun but in the Moho dragging poor Smarty -- I find curves, hills and heavy traffic exhausting. In a 40 footer you scare the other drivers but we just present a target.
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Old 05-03-2016, 08:39 AM   #54090
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I've decided I don't like daylight savings time. We've been in Arizona until the last few days and I finally figured out why I've been so impatient lately with Sena. The brat is staying up too late because her clock is set to the dusk to dawn sleep schedule. She was going to sleep an hour earlier because Arizona does not observe DST. With dusk coming an hour later here in Utah, she stays up too late.

I'm sure we will adapt in a week or so -- if she survives that long I just wish every state was on the same schedule.
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Well, Dennis, with our new coach we will be able to do some camping in colder weather. (Heated holding tanks, 3 x the propane capacity we have now, better built coach with more insulation, etc.) When we had travel trailers we actually did quite a lot of camping in December, January and February. Granted, that was in east Texas and a really cold winter night might be 36. (I know ... That's a heat wave in January in your part of the world.)

Its not our preference, but we aren't afraid of cold weather camping. I would just need to buy a heated water hose. Had one years ago but lent it to some folks and never got it back. They moved away.

How about an October GC or MidiC some year in southern Idaho or Wyoming? Any parks open that time of year in those states? Maybe Deb and Dale could chime in about possibilities in Idaho?

So today is the day? Or is it tomorrow..... We know you are excited.......



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We love our simple life. I am glad to meet so may other RV Mutants. We thought we were alone.

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Another place to consider for a Spring or Fall GC is Twin Falls, Idaho. It's one of my favorite cities. Might be tough finding a good FHU park, but the city is really friendly, there is a LOT of scenic beauty and they allow BASE jumpers to fly from the bridge down into the river gorge. We went kayaking on the Snake River last time thru there. That's our next stop so we'll check out the parks.
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Will keep you informed - and we are on RVillage.com. In the meantime, which rock is the key to the S&B under?

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Another place to consider for a Spring or Fall GC is Twin Falls, Idaho. It's one of my favorite cities. Might be tough finding a good FHU park, but the city is really friendly, there is a LOT of scenic beauty and they allow BASE jumpers to fly from the bridge down into the river gorge. We went kayaking on the Snake River last time thru there. That's our next stop so we'll check out the parks.
Oh great and I'll participate in the base jumping like I did the zip line in Arkansas - picture taking. Now Earlene, well we'll see. Hmmm! Maybe a little push could be in order. (Her pushing me most likely.)
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