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Old 11-02-2012, 07:47 PM   #1
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Talking My Scamp

I am sooo excited!! I picked up my 2010 Scamp today! I tried to post some pictures but they all print sideways from my picassa album...too tired to figure out how to fix them...the scamp 13' tows like a dream!

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Old 11-02-2012, 10:59 PM   #2
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Congrats! I remember that excitment, Enjoy!




To turn your pic's so they show up correctly. Open in paint (if you have a Pc) Click on rotate till you get it right side up! Click, Save As and add a name. That way you don't lose your original. Good luck................
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Old 11-03-2012, 08:29 AM   #3
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Thanks Robin!
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Old 11-03-2012, 10:28 AM   #4
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Congrats Emily!! Now the great camping memories start! Enjoy it!
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Old 11-03-2012, 09:54 PM   #5
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Thanks Carol...I drove the camper to a local state park today and then brought it home and took a nap inside the camper for the first time! Loved it...do you leave a bed up in your trailer and what do you use for a mattress?

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Old 11-03-2012, 10:22 PM   #6
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The 1st year I had this trailer I tried putting the bed up and down each day and used sleeping bags. After the first year and I started doing longer trips, I purchased an EZ up canopy with sides on it to put over an outside table in wet weather and use a propane fire pit to keep it warm so I could leave the bed down and made up. Added a memory foam top to the bed, along with real sheets etc and its very comfortable.
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Old 11-03-2012, 10:23 PM   #7
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you will enjoy it, take the table down when transporting, we bought a memory gel foam mattress to put on the cushions and it has been wonderful. the more you use it the more you'll improve it or adapt. Hope to see you around sometime. Pete
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Old 11-03-2012, 10:29 PM   #8
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I found a 4" memory foam mattress at Walmart for 99.00, but I will have to cut it to size...I wonder if there is a cheaper option. I bought a queen size, full size not available.
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Old 11-03-2012, 10:39 PM   #9
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We absolutely LOVE camping in our 2011, 13' Scamp. Following are some organizational and bedding ideas for you.
We have a 13' Scamp and were concerned about putting up and taking down the table/bed setup daily. As it turns out, when the weather is nice, we keep the bed up and have our coffee and simple breakfast while sitting on the edge of the bed or on the couch. Before you know it we are out hiking for the day, cook and eat dinner outside, enjoy our campfire, read in bed and turn out the lights. When weather is inclement we'll set up the dinette because we'll be inside more hours of the day.

The key is to make bed setup easy/breezy. We do this by draping fleece blankets over the dinette bench backs. (They are decorative and do not take up much-needed storage space.) When not in use our 2 comforters are rolled around a 4' tube and placed across the dinette benches under the table. We store our 2 lengths of thermafoam in the dinette bench. It takes less than 5 minutes to convert the dinette to a bed.

Our two small bed pillows are housed in "Pillow-Pets" (MyPillowPets.com) during the day. My favorites are the "Chocolate Moose" and the bear. I modified the original by removing the stuffing and inserting a 12" zipper in the lower edge (between the back legs). During the day they look like stuffed animals and at night we remove the pillow, thereby saving even more valuable storage space.

'Hope these ideas help you and others. Happy camping!
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Old 11-03-2012, 10:40 PM   #10
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Congratulations, it is very exciting for sure when you first get your trailer.
We were tent campers before so find the cushions in the Scamp quite comfortable but then again we have not done any really long trips yet. We do keep our bed down all the time though as we are mainly outside.
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Old 11-04-2012, 07:15 AM   #11
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we purchased the Q-size and cut it down, we read reviews and ended up getting the more expensive one at Costco I think it was $130, money well spent. We keep our closet by the door m/t and store it in there when not in use.
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Old 11-04-2012, 09:21 AM   #12
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I found a 4" memory foam mattress at Walmart for 99.00, but I will have to cut it to size...I wonder if there is a cheaper option. I bought a queen size, full size not available.
I would look around at other stores for a full - should be cheaper than a queen. I still had to cut down the full size to fit correctly. Sew up a couple of single flat sheets to make a cover for it so if you take it off to stow away it doesnt get dirty.
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Old 11-04-2012, 05:02 PM   #13
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I am taking the mattress topper back to Walmart. I measured my sleeping area this am...the space is alittle larger than a full mattress. I went to Ikea in Atlanta and bought a memory foam mattress, pillows and duvet for my bed... the selection and ideas at Ikea are wonderful! I still need to plan a trip for the first of the year...my family will be staying with me at Thanksgiving thru Christmas so I can only take short close trips before then. Thanks again.

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Old 11-04-2012, 06:07 PM   #14
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Wife was just looking over my shoulder and wants me to correct that it was a full not a queen
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