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Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-08-2022, 09:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,649
Posted By nwcountry
Thank you so much, I had no idea this type was a...

Thank you so much, I had no idea this type was a Class B!! I have neighbors in the apartments that have these, or similar!


I just got help today from a guy that works at our local Senior Center....
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-08-2022, 08:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,649
Posted By nwcountry
I'm 69, in good shape for my age, but I found out...

I'm 69, in good shape for my age, but I found out last Summer roughing it out of the back of a Mazda B3000, or a tent, were too much for me. That's only a part of what I learned since starting this...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-08-2022, 02:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,649
Posted By nwcountry
By the way, if I can't get this together the way...

By the way, if I can't get this together the way I want, I won't be leaving my apartment as I'm not going out there unless I'm actually able to be comfortable and reasonably secure. Certainly not...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-08-2022, 02:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,649
Posted By nwcountry
Small Class A, not sure how small they come so...

Small Class A, not sure how small they come so I'll go take a look. I always thought the Class C would be the best for me should I sell my truck for extra cash (not much as I mentioned before), but...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-08-2022, 01:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,649
Posted By nwcountry
I haven't looked at, or asked folks that might...

I haven't looked at, or asked folks that might have a similar setup, what there insurance rates are, places to stay or any of the other costs. I have a lot of work to do, and will be...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-08-2022, 12:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,649
Posted By nwcountry
Oh, something I didn't mention, or think of, is I...

Oh, something I didn't mention, or think of, is I live at an apartment complex that won't allow me to keep a trailer on the property.


The more I think about it, the more a Van might work. I...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-08-2022, 12:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,649
Posted By nwcountry
A V6 can pull that? I don't know, and that's...

A V6 can pull that? I don't know, and that's unloaded. I won't need anything in the bed I don't think, I plan on selling or giving away a lot, even from this small one bedroom apt. I live in, if I...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-08-2022, 11:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,649
Posted By nwcountry
Hi @mshappycampers, Thanks for the...

Hi @mshappycampers,


Thanks for the welcome :) I am looking at the light-weight variety, pop ups or open ups. I really hate parting with a truck I know so well as my Mazda, and if I could keep...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-08-2022, 11:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,649
Posted By nwcountry
Btw, I can't agree more on a Trailer for long...

Btw, I can't agree more on a Trailer for long stays. Need a rig to go to the store that's easier on gas etc. Again, my truck is too small and only a V6. Even hauling a tiny trailer (which those...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-08-2022, 11:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,649
Posted By nwcountry
I have a great running truck, but small Mazda...

I have a great running truck, but small Mazda B3000. I do need something bigger I have learned, done lots of research already, but need to be reminded. I think what I need is truly out of my reach,...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-08-2022, 10:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,649
Posted By nwcountry
Coming back to IRV2, a hopeful wanna-be

I haven't spend time here for awhile, but haven't given up on my dream to buy an RV. I am 69 now and still want to go full-time.


I would like to go ahead and ask for some feedback on my "so...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 07-13-2021, 08:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 385
Posted By nwcountry
I really only wanted to get started, and your...

I really only wanted to get started, and your link looks like an excellent place to do that! Yes, I'm over 62 and have my Pass ;) Thank you so much!!
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 07-13-2021, 01:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 385
Posted By nwcountry
What are the less expensive places to Winter-Park..

..your RV in the Northwest, and what about Summer-Parks?


I am working on a loan to get my Van, but definitely won't want to boon-dock, and want to be where there are restrooms/showers, and maybe...
Forum: Workkamping & Volunteering 07-04-2021, 06:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 828
Posted By nwcountry
OK City! I love Oklahoma but only really passed...

OK City! I love Oklahoma but only really passed through :)


Things have really worked good so far with building my credit. That's not all they look at, but it's a biggie at least. I've found...
Forum: Class B Motorhome Discussions 07-04-2021, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 481
Posted By nwcountry
Thanks! I was just looking at a conversion Van,...

Thanks! I was just looking at a conversion Van, and yes, I so need folks around me that can help me make the best decision I can! I do appreciate your help very much! I'll go over there now...
Forum: RV'ing On A Budget 07-04-2021, 02:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 786
Posted By nwcountry
Thank you Khocke, I'll take a look :)

Thank you Khocke, I'll take a look :)
Forum: RV'ing On A Budget 07-04-2021, 01:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 786
Posted By nwcountry
Looking for those earning extra working online?

My skills are mostly on computers. I am also looking for possible Seasonal jobs, but as I've been online searching jobs etc., I'm realizing an online-job may be what I need to start doing. I looked...
Forum: Class B Motorhome Discussions 07-04-2021, 01:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 481
Posted By nwcountry
Feedback welcome on purchasing a Van for RVing..

..or other such as possibly, a B-Class.


I have been building my Credit for about 6 years now, and saving money so that I can buy a rig to live-in part-time. I also want to un-retire and do...
Forum: Workkamping & Volunteering 07-04-2021, 12:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 828
Posted By nwcountry
Back again after a few years of retirement..

..and will need to work to supplement my Social Security so that I can purchase a Van (most likely the best and most affordable "RV" for me). I have been saving, have a good credit score, but I am...
Forum: RV'ing On A Budget 08-29-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,502
Posted By nwcountry
Yes, he isn't the "fancy" type, just neat and...

Yes, he isn't the "fancy" type, just neat and clean. Safe as possible as he can be in the times we live in;)
Forum: RV'ing On A Budget 08-29-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,502
Posted By nwcountry
He won't want to boondock, but thank you for the...

He won't want to boondock, but thank you for the suggestion;)
Forum: RV'ing On A Budget 08-28-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,502
Posted By nwcountry
Looking for Winter RV Parks near Tucson

My brother is retiring soon and will be doing the Snowbird thing. He wants to stay near Tucson so I am helping by asking for info/help here, since I have an account. He's not much for internet;)

...
Forum: Workkamping & Volunteering 06-16-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,422
Posted By nwcountry
Thanks much Grindstone;)

Thanks much Grindstone;)
Forum: Workkamping & Volunteering 06-15-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,422
Posted By nwcountry
Thanks so much, I appreciate all the replies...

Thanks so much, I appreciate all the replies here. Georgia would be too far for me to go, at least for now. Right now, I'm focused on Western States, and it's getting so far into the Summer season...
Forum: Workkamping & Volunteering 06-12-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,422
Posted By nwcountry
Thank you grindstone, I wish I was artistic after...

Thank you grindstone, I wish I was artistic after seeing your message. I will check them out in case there is "something" I could do to donate. It sounds like a wonderful place as I so love to look...
Forum: Workkamping & Volunteering 06-11-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,422
Posted By nwcountry
Thank you, the 4th link I haven't seen before,...

Thank you, the 4th link I haven't seen before, the others I've been looking through the last couple of days.


Thank you so much:)
Forum: Workkamping & Volunteering 06-09-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,422
Posted By nwcountry
Looking for Volunteer position w/housing

First I just want to say that the "housing" I would need is just a "barracks" type, or other shared as I don't own an RV at this time.


I am looking at working with/for US Army Corp of Engineers...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-29-2016, 12:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,548
Posted By nwcountry
I've driven 38 a lot as well, up to Loon Lake in...

I've driven 38 a lot as well, up to Loon Lake in Summers. Carry chains, although once you get far enough West, it will grow a bit warmer. I like 38 because it doesn't have any major...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-29-2016, 11:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,548
Posted By nwcountry
It does freeze here you guys, just want to let...

It does freeze here you guys, just want to let you know. I live here, and my sis lives up on the Oregon Coast. We don't get those temps for long, but we do get them;)

Also, some black-ice, or...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-29-2016, 11:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,548
Posted By nwcountry
Lived in Oregon most of my life, my sis still...

Lived in Oregon most of my life, my sis still lives in Coos Bay. Don't skip anti-freeze. She had 35 the other morning, and yes, it froze there.

I don't know about any other things on an RV, I...
Forum: Workkamping & Volunteering 11-15-2016, 10:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,153
Posted By nwcountry
Thank you to all of you. I am so close now to...

Thank you to all of you. I am so close now to being ready. I know that I still have to get through to January when my lease is up here, but I think even then, I will go for a Spring time job.

I...
Forum: Solo RV'ers 09-15-2016, 02:05 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 306,089
Posted By nwcountry
Really can't thank you enough:) I've registered,...

Really can't thank you enough:) I've registered, done a bio, and a couple of posts to introduce myself, and also checked in with the ladies forum. I am trying to handle this myself because I don't...
Forum: Solo RV'ers 09-15-2016, 11:16 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 306,089
Posted By nwcountry
thank you popeye, I will;) denise

thank you popeye, I will;) denise
Forum: Solo RV'ers 09-14-2016, 12:28 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 306,089
Posted By nwcountry
anyone know where I might meet others that are...

anyone know where I might meet others that are camping "small", and what I mean by that, is small trucks with DIY campers or just the built-in bed/storage in bed of truck?

I am working on mine...
Forum: Workkamping & Volunteering 09-14-2016, 11:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,153
Posted By nwcountry
Trying to stay in one place, gypsy heart though

I have a lovely place to live, an apartment, all I need, everything I need. Life is good, but :dance: I just don't know that I can handle it.

I suppose I am like a fly. When I'm in the house, I...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 06-14-2016, 01:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,669
Posted By nwcountry
Fave places off the top of my head, and I was...

Fave places off the top of my head, and I was born & raised in Oregon, and have lived on the coast:)

Charleston is neat, just head into North Bend on your way down the coast, and follow signs "to...
Forum: Solo RV'ers 07-22-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,636
Posted By nwcountry
Dang, that sounds awesome Renee!! Good for you:) ...

Dang, that sounds awesome Renee!! Good for you:) I have another thing I might need to do for a couple of more days myself so I guess it's timing;)

Denise
Forum: Solo RV'ers 07-20-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,636
Posted By nwcountry
I am now ready to go up to Willow Creek CA, home...

I am now ready to go up to Willow Creek CA, home of Bigfoot (LOL)!! But it is lovely and the park is National (Boise Campground) so it excepts Senior Passes. RVs and tents. I'll give you the link...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-16-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 706
Posted By nwcountry
Thank you Milt, I actually went into the National...

Thank you Milt, I actually went into the National Forest office here in Eureka, and have found yet another, beautiful campground where my senior pass will work as well. It is up near Willow Creek...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-15-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 706
Posted By nwcountry
Passes, or memberships (annual??)

that may enable me to stay at State Parks since they are more populated, and I do camp alone.

I have done the BLM camping, and it was ok until I found myself all alone after the 4th of July. I...
Forum: Solo RV'ers 07-06-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,636
Posted By nwcountry
I only get an hour at the library so I won't be...

I only get an hour at the library so I won't be able to answer for one or two days if anyone replies;)

Happy 4th all!!
Forum: Solo RV'ers 07-06-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,636
Posted By nwcountry
Tent camping, but I am doing it, and doing it

well!!

I haven't much time as I am 21 miles up river, been there 3 weeks, love it! The only thing is, it's too far out for many folks to show up. Last night I was alone, and want to find out if...
Forum: Workkamping & Volunteering 05-21-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,070
Posted By nwcountry
Thank you much, I will go look now:) denise

Thank you much, I will go look now:) denise
Forum: Workkamping & Volunteering 05-19-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,070
Posted By nwcountry
Looking for work-camping job opening

but I do not have an RV. I have a small truck, tent & camp-gear. I have my retirement but can use the supplemental income of course, and want to travel about between jobs.

I am female, 62, in...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-05-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,218
Posted By nwcountry
omygosh!! Thank you ALLLLLLLLLLL!! I am just...

omygosh!! Thank you ALLLLLLLLLLL!! I am just blown away by the response. I will get mine for sure now;) Thank you all soooooooo much, Denise
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-04-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,218
Posted By nwcountry
Federal/National Park Senior Passes..

..are 10 dollars a year. I understand that at some of the parks, the pass can get you a discount on camping.

Does anyone use a Senior Pass like this (see link) and for just Summer camping, not...
Forum: Solo RV'ers 05-02-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,245
Posted By nwcountry
Well, I guess I'm not ready..

..radiator (2 years old) went wacko yesterday. In the shop til further notice. Glad it happened now. Denise

Thanks for everyone's well, wishes;)
Forum: Workkamping & Volunteering 05-02-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,718
Posted By nwcountry
LOL, oh Lord, I can't get it together, just when...

LOL, oh Lord, I can't get it together, just when I think I am ready something goes wrong. I talked to Guy, so nice, could have interviewed but my truck just blew out and into the shop it goes.

I...
Forum: Workkamping & Volunteering 04-30-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,718
Posted By nwcountry
I can do this, I'm in Oregon for one thing:) I...

I can do this, I'm in Oregon for one thing:) I know McIver, used to camp there;) Denise PS I'll call you.
Forum: Solo RV'ers 04-30-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,245
Posted By nwcountry
Almost ready to go..

and I am going to be using my 94 Mazda B3000 Cabplus to camp in. This is what I can afford to do on my SS Retirement which is 800 per month. Any info from others that are on tight budgets, I would...
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