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Old 06-22-2017, 03:29 PM   #29
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Thank you Charlsara- DITTO!!
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Old 06-22-2017, 05:36 PM   #30
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I may be in the minority but I like the cassette system. No cleaning the nasty dump hose and no waiting in line at a dump station. It is true they need to be emptied more often but I
would rather do that than haul around a large tank of waste under the trailer. I use the Thetford blue liquid and don't have a problem with odor.
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Dump the black tank followed by the grey tank ( soapy water ), followed by a quick rinse of the hose. I find nothing offensive about dumping trailer tanks. Don't have to hide a cassette under my jacket while sneaking into the camp washrooms.
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Old 06-22-2017, 06:14 PM   #32
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Dump the black tank followed by the grey tank ( soapy water ), followed by a quick rinse of the hose. I find nothing offensive about dumping trailer tanks. Don't have to hide a cassette under my jacket while sneaking into the camp washrooms.


That's cute. I don't sneak anywhere just boldly go...And I don't have large pipes hanging under the trailer... just saying..
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Old 06-22-2017, 06:35 PM   #33
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That's cute. I don't sneak anywhere just boldly go...And I don't have large pipes hanging under the trailer... just saying..
And you also cannot go on a 3500 mile 13 day road trip, never get an electric site, and run a ice cold refrigerator or have hot water/furnace the whole time without propane. Sorry, I could not live without propane either. No way would I pay for electric sites over a non-electric site.
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Old 06-22-2017, 06:58 PM   #34
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And you also cannot go on a 3500 mile 13 day road trip, never get an electric site, and run a ice cold refrigerator or have hot water/furnace the whole time without propane. Sorry, I could not live without propane either. No way would I pay for electric sites over a non-electric site.
Completely agree. A travel trailer without propane appliances makes no sense to me. It's a weekend only camper.
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We can find plenty wrong with each other's choices. That is why they sell different units. To each his own. I have 22,000 miles on my four year old LIL Snoozy. I don't find lack of propane a handicap.We have a Truckfridge that is very efficient on 12v and safe to run while on the go, multiple batteries, generator and a butane cook stove.
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We have a Truckfridge that is very efficient on 12v and safe to run while on the go, multiple batteries, generator and a butane cook stove.
Wouldn't it be easier to just have propane?
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We can find plenty wrong with each other's choices. That is why they sell different units. To each his own. I have 22,000 miles on my four year old LIL Snoozy. I don't find lack of propane a handicap.We have a Truckfridge that is very efficient on 12v and safe to run while on the go, multiple batteries, generator and a butane cook stove.
I agree with this. While I personally don't want a trailer with a cassette toilet or no propane, different folks have different needs. Choose what's right for you and how you camp.
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Wouldn't it be easier to just have propane?


Propane is a good fuel but using it in a camper brings the possibly of disastrous leaks. The danger in going down the road with open flames is apparent to me. Propane appliances like hot water heaters require a large hole cut into the hull. That attracts insects and promotes leaks. That is my argument against installed propane. I don't mind using camp stoves and heaters that use a direct bottle. I realize you gentlemen like propane and that's fine with me..
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Old 06-22-2017, 11:30 PM   #39
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. I realize you gentlemen like propane and that's fine with me..
I am single. I mainly want to travel around the country with a smaller trailer. At no time in the foreseeable future will I be boondocking. Plus I don't use the oven and I don't use the range on top for most things. I have an induction cooktop for when I need a frying pan which isn't very often I use my Vitamix and I use the microwave. And I use a toaster oven. But I'm single and I don't have to cook for a family.

At first I was kind of turned off because there was no propane system on several fiberglass trailers. But I like the Simplicity of it now. One less system to spring leaks, a system which I don't even use now. For me and the traveling that I will be doing, I can go with an all Electric System.

Another thing I like about the Snoozy is no rivets on top and fewer holes on the shell.

I really just want to carry my hotel room around with me where I can sleep and shower and watch TV and cook a little bit. For my needs, I think the Snoozy might work.
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I think the Lil Snoozy is a fantastic design and in no way want to slam it. I seriously considered them when looking. The positives are the layout, entering from the back which makes efficient use of space, no rivets, double hull, these all really enticed me.

But, it really is a totally different type of camping. You pretty much need electricity so it takes away the typical places we gravitate to. And there is no way I would want to run a generator all the while we are camping to keep our fridge cold. We only run a generator maybe in the late afternoon for A/C and to charge the battery. We camp for the silence and getting to nature and so do our neighboring campers where we go. Generators are usually frowned on in National forest/State parks. The 13 day trip we took out west used about $13 off one propane tank, and many days were in the low 90's. The fridge runs continually, no worries for cheap, and propane is no more of a safety hazard than electricity.

For us the Little Snoozy is too one dimensional and not enough versatility which may be perfectly fine for many others. Scamp's, Casita's, Escape's, Bigfoot's, etc. are go anywhere, anyplace campers. If Little Snoozy offered black water tank toilet, propane fridge, water heater, stove, furnace package, I would have no hesitation buying one.
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I think the Lil Snoozy is a fantastic design and in no way want to slam it. I seriously considered them when looking. The positives are the layout, entering from the back which makes efficient use of space, no rivets, double hull, these all really enticed me.

But, it really is a totally different type of camping. You pretty much need electricity so it takes away the typical places we gravitate to. And there is no way I would want to run a generator all the while we are camping to keep our fridge cold. We only run a generator maybe in the late afternoon for A/C and to charge the battery. We camp for the silence and getting to nature and so do our neighboring campers where we go. Generators are usually frowned on in National forest/State parks. The 13 day trip we took out west used about $13 off one propane tank, and many days were in the low 90's. The fridge runs continually, no worries for cheap, and propane is no more of a safety hazard than electricity.

For us the Little Snoozy is too one dimensional and not enough versatility which may be perfectly fine for many others. Scamp's, Casita's, Escape's, Bigfoot's, etc. are go anywhere, anyplace campers. If Little Snoozy offered black water tank toilet, propane fridge, water heater, stove, furnace package, I would have no hesitation buying one.
I almost totally agree with you, that is why I added propane myself for stove & furnace, and solar to keep us charged up while running our 12 volt danfoss compressor refrigerator. I still have a generator if needed, but have not needed it since I got my solar figured out. We prefer a porta-potti over a black tank, as we can "dump" many places without moving the trailer. This isn't for everyone, but it is exactally what I wanted and have no regrets after 3 years and nearly 45K miles.
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Old 06-23-2017, 06:28 PM   #42
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We have a 17 casita but only camped in camp grounds with hook ups so I don't understand why the LS fenders are a problem do some of you get into that tight of a campsite or is it the narrow roads also does the rear entrance cause any problems picking a camp site
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