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Old 01-25-2018, 08:27 PM   #29
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Have a TT and would def say it is least a 2 person thing. Just for hooking up alone!
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Old 01-25-2018, 09:40 PM   #30
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We used to have a DP motor coach with a toad. We now have a truck with travel trailer. The truck with travel trailer is far easier to hook up and set up than the DP with toad was.

I just want to offer this experience. A few years ago we were parked in an RV park in California. Our new neighbors arrived, limping in with their GM truck pulling a trailer. It was obvious that the truck was in trouble. Turned out it had been running poorly for most of the day, but they were able to keep going and managed to limp into the RV park. They set up their trailer and settled down for the night.

The next morning, they drove the truck into the local GM dealer and returned to their home in the RV park in a loaner car. Life continued. Over the following days, it was determined that the problem with the truck was electronic, and the parts needed would take several days to obtain. Fine. Life continued. Eventually the truck was fixed, and they drove to the GM dealer to pick it up and brought it back to their home at the RV park.

I think by now you must have this figured out. If they had been in a Class A motor coach, they would have had to try to find a repair shop somewhere nearby that could possibly work on it. If that happened, then they would have to drop the motor coach off at that repair shop, and then what? Where would they live?

And then what?

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Old 01-25-2018, 11:04 PM   #31
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With all those bodies I would take a good look at a 5th wheel toyhouse garage models. This type of trailer gives you 3 separate rooms in one trailer The garage area converts into a nice room. It has heat and air, large queen (2) drop down bunks with the lower one also converting to a couch. Tables and a TV are common in the garage area and some even have a small toilet room (a second toilet). Best part is that while camped it is a separate room with a door. On some the rear loading ramp converts into an outdoor deck. Many models also have a bunk towards the rear of the living kitchen area. Then there is the typical bedroom area up front with it's own door and full bathroom. The garage area would also make hauling bikes, animals in strapped down travel crates and other out door items very easy. Self leveling is an option on some of the newer ones. If not a good cordless impact works great for running down and up the stabilizer jacks. The other advantage with this type of trailer is very large water tanks 110 plus gallons almost standard compared to 40 on many standard trailers. They are built with dry camping in mind. Most have slides in the living area and bedroom which make you fell like you're not in a big rectangle box. Genesis and Attitude are 2 brands that have these features.
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Old 01-26-2018, 08:30 PM   #32
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All I know for sure is that the most work for setting up an RV is surely a popup!

Had one (or two) for years. While I liked the way they pulled, they weren't much for quick lunch stops along the route. Our final popup* at least had the Dometic three-way refrigerator that was straight in from the door. Our small (at the time) son was always sent in to fetch the fixins for any roadside park lunch stop.

* - 1995 Jayco 12UDK <- the only RV we've owned where we actually wore out (to the steel belts) 2 complete sets of tires!
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