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Old 01-27-2012, 10:00 AM   #1
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hello from michigan

i tried this earlier but i must have messed up as i don't see my post.

john here from oxford michigan. just ordered my new scamp13 yesterday and will pick it up march 19th.
we currently camp in a home built teardrop i originaly built for my dog and i to go squirrel hunting with. momma said she needs a little more comfort to travel , so scamp was our choice.

see a lot of michiganders here, hope to get together some time for a gathering.
algonac state park is reall nice for those, camp on the st clair river and watch the freighters go past.
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Old 01-27-2012, 10:07 AM   #2
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Welcome. I'm between Detroit and Ann Arbor.

Thanks for the camping spot suggestion.
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Old 01-27-2012, 11:44 AM   #3
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Welcome to the group,,,I am near AuGes,,lots of nice camping near us ,, PM for a list of our favorite camp grounds in Michigan Ron
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Old 01-27-2012, 12:17 PM   #4
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Holland Tulip Festival

Have any of you Michiganders ever been to the Holland Tulip Festival or have any information?
My wife mentioned the other day she might want to go . After 42 years of marriage I know what that means "We're Going" . I am also concerned about weather being that the festival is in early May and Holland is on the East side of Lake Michigan. I did a search on the Fiberglass website but didn't find much info so anything you can tell me will be of help .

Thanks Steve Dunham
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Old 01-27-2012, 12:34 PM   #5
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it can be cool and rainy,,, but i have to tell you,,, the whole town is dripping with tulips. its beautiful. and you go to the dutch village thing and they have windmills,,,and everyone (read that pretty girls) are dressed in traditional dutch clothing. theres really a bunch to do and see. you can even get a pair of traditional dutch wooden shoes made for you.

i'm going in my new scamp. maybe we will see you there.
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Old 01-27-2012, 12:38 PM   #6
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start here for holland

Tulip Time Festival | May 5-12, 2012
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Old 01-27-2012, 06:56 PM   #7
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Oxford's not too far from me (south of Flint). Come by Milford in the spring for the vintage sticky campout, and you'll also see several FG's, mine being one of them! Welcome to the group
The tulip festival is a fun event. I've been there when it's drizzly, and when its sunny and hot (eh, its Michigan). But its always fun and the west side of Michigan is lovely all along the coast.
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Old 01-27-2012, 07:25 PM   #8
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John, welcome to the club! We're on the West side of the state and have a 13' Scamp also.

Steve, Tulip time is gorgeous and a fun experience. Although I will admit that a lot of us locals plan vacations around that time due to the number of visitors. If you are into bands, they have a big parade of bands. I even marched in it during high school. There is plenty to do in the area. We usually camp every year in Holland State park. There are great bike paths, long beaches, beautiful sunsets, and I love the old cottages (if you are into architecture). Oak Grove campground is down the street and has full hookups if you prefer. We stay there because we can camp while I go to work. Vacation without vacation time. Let me know if you have specific questions.
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Old 01-27-2012, 08:55 PM   #9
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We're also on the west side, just far enough inland that there's very little lake effect snow. Of course, we don't care about snow since we're in AZ right now. It would be nice to have a west side get together somewhere sometime. Anyway, welcome.
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Old 01-27-2012, 11:50 PM   #10
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Welcome. How exciting, I bet you can't wait till March.
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Old 01-28-2012, 03:47 AM   #11
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yeah,,,,i'm pretty pumped for the hatching.
we have a cottage in caseville right acrossed the bay from augre.

we like to camp at warren dunes state park over on the west side

or suagatuck, or traverse,,, well, just about any place theres something to see and do, and in michigan that about anywhere you wanna go.
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Old 01-28-2012, 06:11 AM   #12
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Hi John, as I type this message I see you already have 37 posts so I don't know if I've already welcomed you to FiberglassRV. If not, then WELCOME. We're glad you're here.

Please post pictures when you get your egg and congratulations!

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Old 01-28-2012, 06:57 AM   #13
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Hi John, Mason MI. here just south of Lansing.
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Old 01-28-2012, 08:00 AM   #14
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Our favorite UP Michigan camground is the Seney Twsp park,,right on the Fox River,, and Seney Wildlife area near by...Ron
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