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Trailer Name Laura's & Dean's Casita
Year 2005
Make Casita
Model Freedom Deluxe
Length 17'
Laura and Dean on the day we took possession of our new to us Casita.
All my girls at Lake in Wood Resort in PA Cooking Casita Style - Outside with the Weber Q1200! Proud Casita Owners! :)
History Modifications by the original owner, John Busch. We purchased the Casita from him in November, 2015. We were lucky to find such a well cared for Casita with many useful and cool modifications and custom upgrades.
Interior
Laura and Gibbs trying out the bed.
Custom bathroom door
Custom closet, including four wicker bins
Custom "china cabinet"
Custom table for the 2 person dinette (permanently attached)
Numerous interior LED lights
No furnace, but has a Pelonis cube heater integrated into cabinet door below sink
Custom drawers in sink cabinet
Custom cabinet work around microwave
Custom integrated tissue holder
Built-in Progressive 30 amp surge protector and other electrical upgrades

Exterior
Note - Orbital Machine Works Hitch Receiver
Casita Hitch Receiver by Orbital Machine Works
Casita Shock Kit by Orbital Machine Works
3" bolt on lift kit in addition to the factory high lift
24" double step kit by Little House Customs
Exterior LED light upgrades
EZ Window Rain Guards

Customization
Custom closet with LED lighting and wicker bins. Custom kitchen touches include lowered microwave, China cabinet, integrated cube heater in place of New tires in April, 2015 (note high-lift axle).

Renovations
Gibbs the Wonder Dog! Gibbs the Watch Dog! Gibbs the Hiking Dog with Laura!
Gibbs, our Maltese, will travel with us on most of our adventures.

Other Information
Our first trip away from home (KOA 3 miles from our house!) Levi Jackson State Park in KY in late April, 2015 Eggs A La Bourbon Rally 2016 in Bardstown, KY (My Old KY Home State Park)
As of 12/29/18, we have camped three seasons with our 05 Casita 17 FD. We camped 38 nights in 2016; 43 nights in 2017; and, nearly 60 nights in 2018. We enjoy going to egg camper rallies. I have 4.5 years until retirement, but as of 7/1/18, I now have summers off by giving up my administrative assignment and going back to a teaching assignment. For the next few years, we will probably average 50 to 60 nights per year until retirement.

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