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Old 12-10-2014, 08:36 PM   #29
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I kinda laff when I read these kind of threads. Everyone feels like they're being picked on. You're not. Welcome to discrimation. It's occured for centuries. Some folks, genders, cultures know about it. NOW you have a particular size, brand trailer and are feeling excluded.

I belong to a Ford hotrod group. We love ALL brands of old trucks. But folks driving Chevys/Dodges... kinda feel... not part of the group. It happens. Move on....
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Old 12-10-2014, 09:02 PM   #30
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Good one Donna. Years ago I was in a car club and when someone came up and told any one in our club they had a XXXXX brand I think the standard answer was "I'm sorry"
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Old 12-10-2014, 09:52 PM   #31
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Who do you think felt left out?
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And which rig do you think had the most tours....
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Old 12-10-2014, 10:16 PM   #32
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I have been asked the length and been told no sometimes and yes others. For example some of the State parks have tent sites they may let you use for a trailer if your 16' or something less. Other campgrounds may have a section where if the overall length of your rig and trailer is less than x many feet you can use the site - if over what ever the combo length is its a no go as you would not be able to actually get into the site.
That KOA in Glenwood Spring, Colorado didn't ask me how long the total rig was (we did make it over Independence Pass the next day; there's a 35' limit on using that road, and we were well shy of it). They just didn't want us coming in there in a dinky trailer. I wouldn't've cared but we really needed a place to stay for the night; it was getting late.

I think at RV World in Rawlins, Wyoming we could've sold our Casita on the spot: the guys running that place loved it and said they are very popular with people around there.
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Old 12-11-2014, 12:33 AM   #33
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hmmm, when it is just me I never have a campfire. I don't eat much so its not a big deal. When I am with a group of people its a different story but when I head out alone I usually am staring up at the stars!
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Old 12-11-2014, 08:50 AM   #34
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For example some of the State parks have tent sites they may let you use for a trailer if your 16' or something less.
I have stayed in a couple of these with my 19' trailer. Most tents sites I have seen in State Parks, and many Provincial Parks, are plenty big, they just don't have any services, and I am fine with that.
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I LOVE your comment. I often wonder why people in MEGA Motorhomes go camping in the first place. You never see them outside.
I don't understand it either, but one can't really knock them, as they seem for the most part to be doing something they are enjoying.
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Many FGRV owners use their eggs as a hard sided tent, still doing most of their cooking and daytime activities outside. Mostly just avoids having to pack the car with gear since it is all stored in the camper. And avoids sleeping on the ground.
To a large degree this is us. I really enjoy the experience of cooking, eating and any other chores, being done outside, if possible. I have even seen folks in smaller units holed up inside a lot. I much prefer spending time in the 'living room'.
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All I can say if you can go "camping" all summer and not have a campfire is it really camping? No offense to those that full time or do extensive travels with many of the home amenities not typically associated with camping.
I totally agree, and almost always have a fire, unless they don't allow them. To me, this is very much a big part of camping. For some reason, my singing and guitar playing sounds better around a campfire too.
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David--I'm with you. Gotta have a fire...unless it's pouring rain.
We usually have a fire, even if it is raining. It takes little time to put up a tarp. Often we put up two 12x20 tarps peaked in the middle, to accommodate a good crowd. No rain is going to stop us from having fun.
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The fact that I get the wood for free helps. I work in an industrial area of Calgary. There are a number of manufactures that have a free wood bin at their gate. Used dunnage. Engineered Air has subsidized most of my fires.
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