Feb 11-13,2011: 4th Annual Quartzsite Gathering - Page 3 - Fiberglass RV


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Old 01-10-2011, 09:03 PM   #29
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Greetings from Mesa, AZ. We plan on coming. We have boondocked one night, not sure about a weekend...
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Old 01-12-2011, 11:34 PM   #30
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Good news for those coming from the east. There is an In N Out in Casa Grande! Exit 198 about 1/4 mile east of I-10 on the north side. Ate there today, Yum!!
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Old 01-17-2011, 10:14 PM   #31
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Hi Folks.... we popped out to Quartzsite (Dome Rock area) today (Monday) to visit couple Casita friends who were part of a small rally there over the last weekend.

Now... today that south side of I-10 has plenty of RV's (still lots of space available)......but my question is.... How do I find YOU guys (FIBERGLASSRV) crowd?

Do you have a banner or something to identify which batch of RVs you are? There are literally dozens of groups gathering in that 3-7 mile stretch west of Quartzsite on the south side of I-10.
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Old 01-17-2011, 10:21 PM   #32
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By the time the Gathering is held, there are far less people there. As far as seeing the group, it's hard to miss a whole bunch of little white eggs. In the last 3 years we have held this gathering, nobody has failed to find us.
Aprox 2 miles east of Dome Rock Road and 4 to 5 miles west of Quartzsite.
We'll be looking for you.
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Old 01-17-2011, 10:42 PM   #33
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Joe,
One reason why there are soooo many people is that the RV show starts this weekend. And that is why there will probably be less there the weekend of the Gathering, the show ends Jan 30.
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Old 01-17-2011, 10:56 PM   #34
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George and Wallo..... thanks for the prompt response. I appreciate knowing that there will be lots of eggs on the desert floor. Today, there was only one lonely egg there..... I drove by (went the entire length to the Interstate entrance) and came back..... decided to stop and ask "If by any chance were you part of the Casita group that camped here last weekend?".... turns out they were<grin>.... had a very pleasant couple of hours chatting and hope to meet up with them again down the road (they live in S. CA).
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Old 01-21-2011, 11:20 AM   #35
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Hello from Colorado

Orlen, Carolyn and Radar the guard dog are planning to attend. Don't know if we'll come early, stay late or just breeze through for the weekend. We plan on combining the Quartzsite trip with a visit before or after with our son in Ft. Mohave.

We stopped by last year in January for a recon trip so we're semi-familiar with the area.
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Orlen, Carolyn and Radar the guard dog are planning to attend. Don't know if we'll come early, stay late or just breeze through for the weekend. We plan on combining the Quartzsite trip with a visit before or after with our son in Ft. Mohave.

We stopped by last year in January for a recon trip so we're semi-familiar with the area.

Come on down, stay as long or short as you want because as they say " The more the merrier!"
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Old 01-21-2011, 12:59 PM   #37
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We are planning on a quick trip to Quartzsite on Jan 29 for a couple days. I'm very interested in "doing something" about solar.... just overwhelmed with info about it (read lots of stuff on FiberglassRV and Casita forums plus various Solar websites. The more I view and read the more confused I get<sigh>... Only so much battery space in the Casita.

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Orlen, Carolyn and Radar the guard dog are planning to attend. Don't know if we'll come early, stay late or just breeze through for the weekend.
It will be great to meet you and possibly have a look at an Eggcamper. Robert will be with me on this trip.
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This meet is something I might be interseted in going to next year, but have a question. I have a porta-potti, is there any bathroom facilities there? I can't tell when I see the shots of the layout.

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Sorry, no bathrooms. However, several trailers, Casita and others are the standard models and get along fine with just a porta-potti. Please do come and join us next year.
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My Fiber Stream is presently stored in Quartzsite. I left it there January 16th because I got an offer I could not refuse: A full exterior detail for less than half what it would have cost me in San Diego!

Would there be any interest in my bringing a pair of portable scales and doing my weigh-in thing? I could do it the same way I did it at Lake Casitas.

The 15 minute procedure will be:
  • You hitch up to your tow vehicle, releasing stabilizers and chocks
  • I place the scales just in front of your trailer's wheels
  • you drive onto the scales (about 1 foot forward)
  • I record the wheel (axle) weights
  • You back off to your original position, Chock your tires, and Un-Hitch
  • you level up, but DO NOT set up stabilizers
  • I place a scale under the tongue coupler
  • You raise the tongue jack so the coupler is on my scale
  • I record the tongue weight
  • you lower the tongue jack, and reset stabilizers
  • I remove my scales
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I would definitely be interested. Just so you don't ask ME to step on the scale.
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