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Old 03-15-2014, 11:50 AM   #1
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New Parkliner owner! (soon)

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After an exhaustive search (by my wife) and constant lurking on this website (by me) we have decided to purchase a Parkliner. Late January the downpayment was sent and we have an expected delivery of May.
As of Saturday our intended tow vehicle, a 2008 Ford Escape died what I can only hope was a painful death (long story). We replaced the ford with a 2014 Jeep Cherokee V6 Latitude. Tow rating is 4500 lbs so no worries there.
TWO AND A HALF MONTHS TO GO! How did you survive the wait???
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Old 03-15-2014, 12:09 PM   #2
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Congrats Sid! waiting is hard but if you are like most folks you can make the time fly by googling this site to come up with what items/makes are the best to purchase for you trailer and then do a lot of on line shopping for the best prices ;-)

BTW Costco currently has in stock camp chairs that I have found to be the best ones out of several different brands I have used/broken over the years.... weight and price is very right. Mine are currently on their 3 year of heavy use camping without issue. They are also currently offering a very poplar propane fire pit at a great price.
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Old 03-15-2014, 02:24 PM   #3
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Thanks Carol, googling fiberglass travel trailers has become my prime hobby lately. As far as equipment goes we are pretty well stocked since we have been camping for years. Aside from the four years our son was with the 82nd the camp chairs haven't missed a summer in 30 years!
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Thanks Carol, googling fiberglass travel trailers has become my prime hobby lately. As far as equipment goes we are pretty well stocked since we have been camping for years. Aside from the four years our son was with the 82nd the camp chairs haven't missed a summer in 30 years!
LOL your a stronger person than I! Have a hunch I would be shopping as a sparkling new trailer surely deserves some new stuff to match!
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Welcome and congrats. You should have a great time with that combo.
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I'm sure you are going to love yours as much as I love mine! Its a doorway to new adventures! So what number is yours? Mine is 003 lol
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Welcome and many happy miles and memories. It's hard to believe (with over 2 feet of snow still in our woods) that our first campsite reservations of the season are just over a month away. I understand the sense of anticipation.
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Hi Sid and welcome to the forums.
Happy googling and passing the time researching on goodies to bring on the adventure

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Hi all! Just got word that egg #114 will hatch in Gibensonvill NC next Friday as promised! Over the past few days I have been in communication with Tom Bass who has been very helpful and informative.
I will keep you all posted on our first adventure.
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Best of Luck Sid! Despite some problems I love my Parkliner and am heading out tomorrow for 5 days of camping in the Pocono mountains
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Hi all! Just got word that egg #114 will hatch in Gibensonvill NC next Friday as promised! Over the past few days I have been in communication with Tom Bass who has been very helpful and informative.
I will keep you all posted on our first adventure.
Man o man, that is GREAT Sid! Best of luck to ya. We also tent camped for a long time (40+ years) and are well equipped for outdoor adventure. I think the ParkLiner is a great trailer for the likes of folks like us!

114 huh? That is impressive all on its own.

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WooooHoooo #114 !!

When i put "O35" on the back (above rear window) of our Parkliner it was in hopes that the first of three digits would be filled by others! Happy to hear of your triple digit parkliner coming off the assembly line.

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Hi all! Just got word that egg #114 will hatch in Gibensonvill NC next Friday as promised! Over the past few days I have been in communication with Tom Bass who has been very helpful and informative.
I will keep you all posted on our first adventure.
Congratulations.
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I'm a little green at the reading of the Vin so I am unsure of my exact placement in the Parkliner family. I may just be number 14 of 2014
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