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Old 09-25-2014, 07:37 PM   #1
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well, its time. Leaving tomorrow morning for Backus MN. Stopping off at the MOA for day or so, my wife always said. " like to see that place" and i always said "yeah sure" Well now I got no excuse, we will be close to it on the way up.
Hope every thing works as it should. I will be there Tuesday, the 30th of September. Carl
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Old 09-25-2014, 08:51 PM   #2
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Good luck Carl! I hope your trip is as much fun as our's was. Don't forget to take and share some photos. Just a guess, but I'm betting your wife will be more impressed with Mall Of America than you are. Maybe you can find something for your new egg.

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Old 09-25-2014, 08:59 PM   #3
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Protip: mall of America is right across the street from an IKEA, where they have many wonderful shelves and utensils that your Scamp might use well. We have added a rail and basket system complete with hooks for coffee mugs when parked and a folding dish rack.

(I live in Saint Paul and work within 5 minutes of MOA)

Enjoy your Scamp!


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Old 09-27-2014, 01:59 PM   #4
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Awesome tip Drew, thanks! We too plan on stopping at MOA when we pick up our scamp next May.have a great trip Carl. Let us know how it goes.
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Old 10-07-2014, 06:23 PM   #5
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OK, got her home, what a time with the weather, other then that, everything went well. The Rav4 towed her very good with out extras. The brakes need some tweaking with the very wet then dry roads. My lack experience braking with them also 1st time i ever towed a trailer. Top speed was 60mph when conditions were right. I did not take any pics yet. My PC took a s@#%$t just before we left, bought a new tower and been working on it all day to set up for pics. but darkness moved in. But i have a buddy up there that proves i was there. (see below)
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Old 10-07-2014, 06:34 PM   #6
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Oops here i am, that is my other half in the above photo
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Old 10-07-2014, 07:44 PM   #7
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Alright Carl! Way to go! I've been wondering how you were doing. Glad to hear your towing went so well. Now the real fun begins. Do you have any trips planned? How about FL for the winter?

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Old 10-08-2014, 12:03 PM   #8
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Old 10-08-2014, 12:07 PM   #9
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Old 10-08-2014, 12:41 PM   #10
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Looks great Carl! Now get out and put a couple of coats of really good wax on it so it keeps that shine new look for years to come! ;-)
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Old 10-08-2014, 01:08 PM   #11
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Wow, mighty pretty little side dinette Scamp right there I tell you. I am all green with envy. Gonna go home and beat my old Scamp for being so ugly.



You know I am lying, I would sooner cut off my arm than beat my Scamp.
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Old 10-08-2014, 01:45 PM   #12
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I've noticed a couple of changes there...the wood now looks 'cherry'... I believe I saw one of those at the LBL Rally...TomK maybe.

And, I see a "First Alert" alarm. Did they put that in there or did you? I'm wondering why they put the alarms in there so low? I would want it higher personally. But another thing, mine is a combination smoke/CO. (Installed and paid for myself).

It looks very nice...clean and new. I LOVE a new camper smell. Congrats and as you've been told...keep it waxed and it wont "dull" out on ya. It will still yellow though eventually...at least mine is starting to and it stays waxed and under a carport!
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I like the reddish wood! Very nice unit, hope you enjoy it for a long time to come!
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Alright Carl! Way to go! I've been wondering how you were doing. Glad to hear your towing went so well. Now the real fun begins. Do you have any trips planned? How about FL for the winter?

Tom
Hi Tom, thanks for the good wishes. No trips planned so far, got a lot of things to learn before i venture out again. After towing her for 1300 miles or so , I was glad i got her in the driveway safe. gonna stop there and see whats next. A lot of stuff to read.
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