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Old 08-04-2016, 08:37 AM   #57821
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Well, hello there six-shooter. You sound pretty mutant, but there is a rigorous test you must pass to become an official mutant.... read the first couple of pages of this thread to get a head start, then come tell us a couple things and mutant #1 or#2 will bestow on you a mutant number!
I am curious though...if you have a usable camper, why don't you take it on your trip instead of sleeping in your vehicle?
Thanks for the info...

I took only the truck because the camper wouldn't make it down the 'roads' they have there. I needed to be able to go over some big humps and across ditches that I didn't want to drag a trailer across.

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His profile says Marion, Arkansas..... That is dang sure Eastern Arkansas, and not considered a real hill billy....
We is flatlanders for sure, DELTA gold, river rats...... Marion is due north of West Memphis for those who are geographically unsure about this state. And yes i could propably find some one we both know in a 15 minute chat with him...... Cause my hometown was also on that great Mississippi River west bank...
oops....I didn't mention where I'm from, just a hop, skip, and a jump North of Heber Springs.

I moved to this dreadful place 4 years ago to work. I work about 1 mile West of the Memphis Airport. But, I'm trying to find that 'perfect career position' in western Montana, WY, or CO. As soon as I do, I'm outta here.
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Old 08-04-2016, 08:42 AM   #57822
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Holy smokes!!! Is this a Mutantville RV park?!!???!

Howdy folks, I'm purdy new around these parts so I'll give y'uns a quick 'who-am-I'. I have an old 1970ish camper that has been camped in 4 times....never by me.

My mother and her 3 10ish year old nieces camped for 2 nights in the middle of the Ozarks. No water, no electric, no sewer. Then I loaned it to a neighbor who camped for 4 days with his wife and daughter at the chuckwagon races. Again, no electric, water, or sewer. And my brother and his new wife used it a couple times to camp by the lake.

My last camping trip was in my dad's Ford Expedition SUV in the middle of Southeast Montana bowhunting Pronghorn antelope. 6 days, 75 miles from town with no cell signal and only a little propane cook stove eating Ramen noodles and MREs. I slept in the back between my clothes/equipment and the big Coleman cooler. Which held my 8 frozen gallon jugs of water. I would take a gallon out each morning and set it on the front floorboard to thaw for drinking.

I'm going back in October this year...can't wait.

Welp, that's me...just a mutated, semi-educated, Arkansas hillbilly.
SixShooter14...
Marty is right - there are magic words to enter the RVMdom.

1. Tell us a thing or two the RV doesn't have and you don't miss (example: dishwasher, washer dryer, half bath ???)

2. And - Declare... the journey is the Destination.

With that - You too will be awarded a RVM # and the granted the keys to the RVMdom. And of course the broom, mop and dustpan as the newest member.

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Old 08-04-2016, 08:49 AM   #57823
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Well fellow mutants I've been busy. Today, Thursday, is day 7 "entertaining" all 5 grandkids at our house while DD and SIL are off galivanting around Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge in celebration of their 20th anniversary.

Here's how laid back our week has been:
1) 3 meals a day (because they're accustomed to 3 meals a day) Cooking meals for seven is a real B . . . . after cooking for 2. BTW, $470 grocery bill in preparation for the arrival of the human bottomless pits. LOL
2) 3 trips taking 16 yo GD to work at Chick-fi-a
3) 3 trips to take 3 of the GS to cross country practice
4) 2 trips for baseball tryouts
5) 1 trip to open house at home school magnet school
6) 1 trip for play audition
7) 1 trip for swim/birthday party
8) 1 trip to GK's church
9) 8 trips to their house to care for 2 dogs (25 minutes one way)
10) 8+ trips to the neighborhood swimming pool

So time on this site has been limited.

We leave for lobstah land on the 9th of August.
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Old 08-04-2016, 09:06 AM   #57824
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Well fellow mutants I've been busy. Today, Thursday, is day 7 "entertaining" all 5 grandkids at our house while DD and SIL are off galivanting around Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge in celebration of their 20th anniversary.

Here's how laid back our week has been:
1) 3 meals a day (because they're accustomed to 3 meals a day) Cooking meals for seven is a real B . . . . after cooking for 2. BTW, $470 grocery bill in preparation for the arrival of the human bottomless pits. LOL
2) 3 trips taking 16 yo GD to work at Chick-fi-a
3) 3 trips to take 3 of the GS to cross country practice
4) 2 trips for baseball tryouts
5) 1 trip to open house at home school magnet school
6) 1 trip for play audition
7) 1 trip for swim/birthday party
8) 1 trip to GK's church
9) 8 trips to their house to care for 2 dogs (25 minutes one way)
10) 8+ trips to the neighborhood swimming pool

So time on this site has been limited.

We leave for lobstah land on the 9th of August.
Lobstah land will be a relief after a week like that!! Fun and work and smiling faces of grands... hard to beat but lobstah is calling!
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Old 08-04-2016, 09:08 AM   #57825
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Thanks for the info...

I took only the truck because the camper wouldn't make it down the 'roads' they have there. I needed to be able to go over some big humps and across ditches that I didn't want to drag a trailer across.

oops....I didn't mention where I'm from, just a hop, skip, and a jump North of Heber Springs.

I moved to this dreadful place 4 years ago to work. I work about 1 mile West of the Memphis Airport. But, I'm trying to find that 'perfect career position' in western Montana, WY, or CO. As soon as I do, I'm outta here.

Where? I know Arkansas.... We live in Little Rock, i was born in Helena, taught school in Dumas, ex was from Searcy, son lives in Batesville, one dil from Conway, other dil from Greers Ferry, but that son moved to Florida, i retired as State Ad Ed Tech Coor, but my dear hubby is from Baltimore.......

Anyway we are a great group..... Welcome if you join us, or not......



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Old 08-04-2016, 09:09 AM   #57826
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SixShooter14...
Marty is right - there are magic words to enter the RVMdom.

1. Tell us a thing or two the RV doesn't have and you don't miss (example: dishwasher, washer dryer, half bath ???)

2. And - Declare... the journey is the Destination.

With that - You too will be awarded a RVM # and the granted the keys to the RVMdom. And of course the broom, mop and dustpan as the newest member.

RVM142 is next up. It's your for the taking!

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Hmm, what does it not have that I don't need?.... No radio, no TV, I didn't even know they made RV dishwashers. At the moment, it doesn't have any water, potable or sewage. It has AC but no heat. It has a Refrig. but it quit working last year and I haven't decided if I want to fix it or replace with more counter space.....I just use a cooler with ice since I don't want to run a generator all the time.


And I hereby declare that the Journey is the Destination....

That good enuff fer you folks?
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Old 08-04-2016, 09:11 AM   #57827
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He could post a more general question in the Class A forum. Then he'd get all the answers he'd ever dream of - there'd be those that would tell him it won't be compatible with the Berk, another group will say it is compatible, then there will be those that say why do you even need more power, enjoy the view as you slowly pass things, another group will tell him it'll ruin his engine, along with the group that will claim his warranty will be terminated when they see he did that, and finally there will be those that just contribute to the thread so they can "follow it".



I just don't see why either of you are hesitant to explore the benefits of the full site

Carl...... After teaching 8th graders and being in small town.... I am just not interested in that kinda stuff.... I dont need it... So I choose to avoid it now...... Glad ya got yer rig back....



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Old 08-04-2016, 09:13 AM   #57828
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Y'all didn't have a good time, didja?

You'll be heading for the tippy-top of the Mississippi this trip? Not Maine?

Sorry not to be here as you fly by, but we leave in the morning. Tonight we are ready (almost) & sleeping in the rig so as to leave as early as possible.

Each of the 2 cats has escaped once already, making us a bit concerned about the trip w/them. Betsy is easy to retrieve. All she wants is to graze a bit. Munch, munch.

Tikka, the newby, not so much. The AC noise scared her as I carried her toward the rig, so she disappeared into the shrubs immediately. Fortunately, she came back for comfort w/in 2 or 3 minutes. Whew. Her safety collar had let go when she jumped, and she isnt chipped yet.

Sleep well, mutants ... like the lion.

Hey SixShooter: welcome! I anxiously await your required declarations and the bestowal of the coveted number and the passing of mop & broom.

Night all!

Where are you headed after Maine? Enjoy....



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Old 08-04-2016, 09:18 AM   #57829
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Wow Carl. I didn't realize just how profound you can be. You called called that one. In fact, I think I have seen that exact thread. But I think it went off topic and was closed.
I think I follow this site too much because it "almost" seems like a lot of threads go down that road. It cracks me up sometimes because someone will ask a very specific question that really only has one answer and yet immediately two people will post, each contradicting each other to the persons query (e.g., yes, it'll work, no it'll never work).
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Hmm, what does it not have that I don't need?.... No radio, no TV, I didn't even know they made RV dishwashers. At the moment, it doesn't have any water, potable or sewage. It has AC but no heat. It has a Refrig. but it quit working last year and I haven't decided if I want to fix it or replace with more counter space.....I just use a cooler with ice since I don't want to run a generator all the time.


And I hereby declare that the Journey is the Destination....

That good enuff fer you folks?
Alrighty then, looks like another new mutant has passed the incredibly rigorous examination test! Welcome aboard SixShooter! Get ready for clean-up duty
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Where? I know Arkansas.... We live in Little Rock, i was born in Helena, taught school in Dumas, ex was from Searcy, son lives in Batesville, one dil from Conway, other dil from Greers Ferry, but that son moved to Florida, i retired as State Ad Ed Tech Coor, but my dear hubby is from Baltimore.......

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I know all those places!

I'm from Ida (NOT mt. Ida) my mother is from Mt. View and her whole family still lives in Stone county. We have land in Stone and Cleburne county. And my family owns a convenience store in Ida (Fletcher's Grocery) we also sell Non-ethanol gas if y'all need some of the 'good stuff'.

I graduated from Arkansas Tech in Russellville in 2012, then moved here to Marion to work. I'm a mechanical engineer for a conveyor company. We design, fab., install, and service conveyors for automotive companies.

That's about it....I hunt and fish and work. We used to own cattle until a land dispute forced us to sell to pay lawyers. Hope to have some more someday. I like Herefords, but our last bunch was Longhorns and while ornery, they make up for it with coolness.


That's about it for me, anything else, just ask.

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Hmm, what does it not have that I don't need?.... No radio, no TV, I didn't even know they made RV dishwashers. At the moment, it doesn't have any water, potable or sewage. It has AC but no heat. It has a Refrig. but it quit working last year and I haven't decided if I want to fix it or replace with more counter space.....I just use a cooler with ice since I don't want to run a generator all the time.


And I hereby declare that the Journey is the Destination....

That good enuff fer you folks?
Yes siree Bob that's bettern' good enough!

Even a bologna has a first name... yours might be Bob??? Or Oscar? My grandfather on my moms side was from Van Buren AR. His name was Homer!

Anyway - You have completed the highly complex, often imitated and never equaled entrance exam to the RVMdom. With that you are know forever to be know as RVM142...

Look everyone - a new mutant among us! Give em a big welcome!
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SixShooter14...
Marty is right - there are magic words to enter the RVMdom.

1. Tell us a thing or two the RV doesn't have and you don't miss (example: dishwasher, washer dryer, half bath ???)

2. And - Declare... the journey is the Destination.

With that - You too will be awarded a RVM # and the granted the keys to the RVMdom. And of course the broom, mop and dustpan as the newest member.

RVM142 is next up. It's your for the taking!

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Uh, Steve, are you off meds yet? Snakebitten in #142

Sixshooter you will be #143...... Welcome



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Old 08-04-2016, 09:32 AM   #57834
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I know all those places!

I'm from Ida (NOT mt. Ida) my mother is from Mt. View and her whole family still lives in Stone county. We have land in Stone and Cleburne county. And my family owns a convenience store in Ida (Fletcher's Grocery) we also sell Non-ethanol gas if y'all need some of the 'good stuff'.

I graduated from Arkansas Tech in Russellville in 2012, then moved here to Marion to work. I'm a mechanical engineer for a conveyor company. We design, fab., install, and service conveyors for automotive companies.

That's about it....I hunt and fish and work. We used to own cattle until a land dispute forced us to sell to pay lawyers. Hope to have some more someday. I like Herefords, but our last bunch was Longhorns and while ornery, they make up for it with coolness.


That's about it for me, anything else, just ask.

James AKA "Six"

Hi James...... Welcome...
Ida is south of Drasco.....
Lol son in Batesville is a surgeon, works in Mt View occasionally... In fact i was up there yesterday.....
If you are ever up that way and need a surgeon, Dr Yarnell.......







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