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Old 02-22-2013, 06:55 PM   #1
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Talking Back again

Hello!
Well, I was "here" back in '07 and shopping for a fiberglass little trailer.... as I was in Alaska at the time I was unable to find anything. So, I bought a teardrop. After a few camping trips it became clear that I was too old to deal with a teardrop! Next was a Winnebago and it was too big! So.... just this morning I finalized a "horse trade" and finally, after all these years... have got my hands on a 16' Scamp!!! It's a 2011 with side dinette and front bath.... just the floorplan that I wanted! This little Scamp is just like new!
Anyway, just wanted to say howdy! My dog and I are anxious to hit the local trails here in southern Oregon.... and beyond.


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Old 02-22-2013, 07:04 PM   #2
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Glad you made it back! Very nice scamp. With all the amenities like the bathroom I think the scamp 16 has got to be the lightest of trailers. Must tow real nice.
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Old 02-22-2013, 07:16 PM   #3
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welcome back, jack! your journey to your scamp sounds like an interesting one! i know you will be more than thrilled with your new purchase.

all good things come to those who wait.

happy camping!
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Old 02-22-2013, 07:22 PM   #4
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Hi Jack!

Isn't it great to get just what you want... even if it takes a while! I don't I've ever seen the 16 scamp in that layout! Hope to see you at a gathering some time!

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Old 02-22-2013, 07:27 PM   #5
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Southern Oregon!

My old stompin' grounds...where ya gonna start?

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Old 02-22-2013, 08:14 PM   #6
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So the winding trail brought you back to the FG world Welcome!! Be sure and share your travels with us, and happy camping times!
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Old 02-22-2013, 08:39 PM   #7
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Many thanks!

Thank you folks for the warm welcome! Yes indeed, the journey to the Scamp was long, but fun filled all the way! (...Well, except for potty calls when camping in the teardrop...) The little rv fits like an old pair of shoes! I will be towing it with my '05 Jeep Rubicon Unlimited after having a brake controller installed early next week. Still trying to locate some "decent" mirror extensions.... which as far as I can tell are non existent for a Wrangler. I may have to "rig something."
I'll be going to bed very shortly.... couldn't sleep last night! (just like on Christmas Eve when I was a boy, lol)
Thanks again
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Old 02-22-2013, 08:49 PM   #8
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Tow-n-see mirror attaches to your mirror by a suction cup that actually holds it on at 75 mph ( maybe more ) and on rough roads. It will attach to any existing mirror. Little vibration.

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Old 02-22-2013, 08:55 PM   #9
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I use these strap-on tow mirrors, which fit just about any stock mirror, work great and cost ten bucks apiece.

And it's a good thing they're cheap, since I lost one last fall by clipping it off against a bush during a wild ride up out of the boonies in the California mountains!

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Hit the road Jack.... and don't you come back for more no more sounds like a neat tune?
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What a great story, glad you found the perfect one and can start camping in style!
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Old 02-23-2013, 07:54 AM   #12
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Tow-n-see mirror attaches to your mirror by a suction cup that actually holds it on at 75 mph ( maybe more ) and on rough roads. It will attach to any existing mirror. Little vibration.

Tow-N-See Towing Mirror - Flat - Camco RV 25663 - Mirrors - Camping World
I admit to being very skeptical about these! ... Although reviews support your claim that they don't fall off, most say that the passenger side mirror doesn't extend far enough out. (However it may be OK for the Scam as the reviewers were possibly towing wider trailers?) May give them a try as they have them locally at Fred Meyer.
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Hit the road Jack.... and don't you come back for more no more sounds like a neat tune?
That was my "theme song" ...back in the day!
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What a great story, glad you found the perfect one and can start camping in style!
I confess to never feeling quite right in the Winnebago, lol.
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