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Old 03-07-2013, 02:58 PM   #1
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Do you ever miss your old Travel Trailer?


After a series of failures with my coach's equipment (slideout, genny, AC, HWH jack, to mention a few) I found myself missing my first Travel Trailer with no slide, no levelers, no power steps, etc., etc!

So, do you ever miss the simpler RVing life?



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Old 03-07-2013, 03:19 PM   #2
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I kinda miss my old faithful trailer. No issues with it at all. Easy to tow, easy to heat. Easy to find a place to camp. I miss State Parks.

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Old 03-07-2013, 03:27 PM   #3
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Dont miss the tiny fridge, cranking the tongue jack up and down, half hour to level it with blocks, small holding tanks ect ect ect. lol Something like a bad day fishing is better than a good day working.
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Old 03-07-2013, 04:25 PM   #4
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Went from tent to popup to MH. I missed sumthin good
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Old 03-07-2013, 04:43 PM   #5
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That's the old conundrum - upgrade/refit what you have to make it more modern, or move up to something else. That's partly why I bought my Vantage - very simple, no slides, minimal equipment - not suitable for full-timing, but fun for weekend trips.
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Old 03-07-2013, 04:52 PM   #6
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I don't miss our Everest but I do miss our F-350 dually.....I loved driving that thing.

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Old 03-07-2013, 05:15 PM   #7
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Do I miss our old (05') tt...Ya....as the new owner was pulling it out of the driveway last March I was videoing it on my phone...Spent 380 nights in it over the 7 seasons.... a lot of memories...The new (13') being only a foot longer still lets us get into just about all sites....We prefer state parks 95% of the time.
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Old 03-07-2013, 05:30 PM   #8
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I miss it every time I fill my MH's 130 gal Diesel fuel tank.
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Old 03-07-2013, 06:52 PM   #9
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Old 03-07-2013, 06:56 PM   #10
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We went from a TT to a fifth wheel, and even though I loved our TT I don't miss the TT... we love our home!! Sometimes I miss our popup, though...
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Old 03-07-2013, 08:08 PM   #11
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while the Cameo is nice for the room with the slides, I wonder if it worth the trouble. I do miss my 1989 Avion 34V. Best built trailer we have ever had.

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Old 03-07-2013, 08:52 PM   #12
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Had a new 37ft cameo fifth wheel,biggest lemon we ever had,problems after problems. Turned it in for a new 40ft phaeton MH 2years ago,best thing we ever did.
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Old 03-07-2013, 10:35 PM   #13
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Went from a tent to simple but fairly nice MH. So far the 2005 MH has been pretty trouble free. Can't miss the travel trailer. Never had one.
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