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Old 10-26-2016, 09:52 AM   #57
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I would say for you to at least have a propane cooktop, for convenience of cooking during bad weather and emergency heat if ever needed. ...
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Old 10-26-2016, 10:34 PM   #58
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Our 2010 all-electric EggCamper works great for our current style of 3 to 4 day camping trips. We spend little time actually in the camper, mostly for sleeping and a refuge from brief spats of foul weather. It's more like a hard shell tent on wheels for us. Although when camping in July and August here in the southeast, we do make a point of finding a site with 120V electric for running the A/C. Full disclosure, we will soon be up-sizing to an Escape 21' for longer camping trips. While it will come fitted with propane, it's not clear to us yet how much we will actually use the various propane features. We're looking forward to finding out!
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Old 10-26-2016, 10:51 PM   #59
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Amazing, this post is almost 5 years old
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Old 10-27-2016, 04:24 AM   #60
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It's simply a convenient thing for us. We love our three-way fridge in the event we do not get a power site - and, if we are unlucky enough to get a no power site in the fall our portable propane heater is WONderful. I love electric sites and would opt for them if I could - we are prepared if we can't get one.

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It's simply a convenient thing for us. We love our three-way fridge in the event we do not get a power site - and, if we are unlucky enough to get a no power site in the fall our portable propane heater is WONderful. I love electric sites and would opt for them if I could - we are prepared if we can't get one.

I'm 180* from your camping, I boondock but I'm glad to have the option of power once in a while .
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Old 10-27-2016, 05:44 AM   #62
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Amazing, this post is almost 5 years old
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That just proves the usefulness of the "Search" function. People with a current interest can pick up on and learn from former related discussions without having to start it all over again from scratch (the latter of which seems to really annoy some people! ).
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Old 06-30-2018, 11:14 AM   #63
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I understand this is an old post, but I still feel the need to express my opinion

We love our all-electric Eggcamper. Most of our camping is at places that have electricity. But we also boondock for 5-7 days at a time. Our inverter generator that runs on propane allows us to do this in comfort. It's quiet, powerful and no stinky gas required. With it we can use anything in the camper that is a power hog, such as the microwave and A/C. It is also used to charge our two 6V batteries which run the fridge, lights, etc. for up to 3 days without a recharge.
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I understand this is an old post, but I still feel the need to express my opinion

We love our all-electric Eggcamper. Most of our camping is at places that have electricity. But we also boondock for 5-7 days at a time. Our inverter generator that runs on propane allows us to do this in comfort. It's quiet, powerful and no stinky gas required. With it we can use anything in the camper that is a power hog, such as the microwave and A/C. It is also used to charge our two 6V batteries which run the fridge, lights, etc. for up to 3 days without a recharge.
An all-electric camper towed with a gas powered car that needs a propane powered generator to recharge. Hmmmm.
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An all-electric camper towed with a gas powered car that needs a propane powered generator to recharge. Hmmmm.
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Whether it be electric or propane, it doesnt matter.
The idea is to get away and enjoy and make memories.
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The longer the trip both in time and miles, the more likely you will have several/many nights without electric hookups. Our upcoming trip to AK includes National Park camping, both in the US and Canada, and state and province park camping as well; none of it will have hookups. At most, we will have electric hookup on about 1/3 of our nights. We would have had to change our route dramatically if we wanted a hookup every night.
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Old 07-03-2018, 08:20 PM   #68
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Different situation, different tactic - but the original owners of our all-electric 2010 EggCamper used it primarily for touring Canada and Alaska, mostly on the move every day, boondocking most nights. To complicate matters, they both needed their own CPAP machine through the night. They modified it to have three 12V batteries on the tongue with a 1000W inverter located near the bed, and they upgraded to a high amp output alternator on their Hyundai Santa Fe tow vehicle. The three batteries would power their two CPAP machines through the night, and their Santa Fe had no problem re-charging the batteries as they headed on down the road during the day. They told us the also nestled a crock pot down in the sink bowl and had a hot meal for dinner cooking in the camper while traveling, and their electrical system handled that fine, as well. Not stationary camping, but their modified all-electric setup worked great for them as they wandered the Yukon and beyond....
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Whether it be electric or propane, it doesnt matter.
The idea is to get away and enjoy and make memories.
The discussion of it matters to many which is why forums get formed. There are dark, mysterious forces at work when we make decisions so those decisions must be reinforced and also justified with extra discussion among peer groups



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Old 07-03-2018, 08:58 PM   #70
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Whether it be electric or propane, it doesnt matter. The idea is to get away and enjoy and make memories.
But method does matter! Just try to tell my wife that a hamburger is a hamburger and it doesn't matter if it's grilled on a charcoal or gas grill!
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