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Old 07-31-2020, 03:20 PM   #1
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Downsizing...

We finally made the HUGE decision to downsize from our beloved Monaco 38' motorhome to a travel trailer. After months of research we decided upon the Lance 1995 (23'). We wanted to do some 'off road' type camping, and we live near the mountains, so the big rig just wasn't practical. Loved the features of the Lance vs. our second choice ORV. Can't wait to purge 3/4 of the stuff we had in the bus!
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There's not much that feels better than getting rid of a bunch of useless stuff you don't need.

I'm a fulltimer that boondocks most of the time, in the deserts of Arizona during the winter, and Colorado during the summer. And there's very few places better than Colorado for boondocking in the mountains. Although I have to admit during the summer tourist season finding boondocking areas that aren't full of people is challenging.

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We went from a Country Coach to a Lance 1995 3 years ago. Lots of stuff went with the coach, including all the extra parts, and tools we used to carry. Had 2 bins worth, now I just carry a leatherman tool.
Even though I do miss driving the coach, we have no regrets. Downsized, simplicity, and my wife can share the driving.
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I just sold my 27' Itasca cl c last Monday and downsizing to a TT. Less maintenace, DMV fees and I like the "Park, unhook and still have wheels to site see". Now finding the perfect used TT.
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We made the switch from Class A to TT (ORV) two years ago and have not looked back. It took a little while to adjust to the loss of undercarriage storage, but my wife had plenty of interior storage. We like the TT much better as it is less tiring to drive and we can have needed repairs made to the truck just about anywhere-not so much with a MH. We have ample room for the two of us an our dog and it is not uncommon for us to be gone 5-6 weeks at a time.

We enjoy boondocking and our ORV is particularly well suited for that.

Congrats on your decision.
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