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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)
The beginning of our first camping season (2016) consisted of:
1. Two nights of driveway camping in mid-March.
2. One night at the local KOA 3 miles from our house!
3. 9th Annual Eggscursion Rally at the Townsend, TN KOA in the Smokies in mid-April
4. Long weekend at Levi Jackson State Park in London, KY in late April.
5. I attended the RV Safety and Educational Foundation National Conferene in Elizabethtown, KY in mid-May.
6. A 12 day, 1900 mile trip from Bowling Green, KY to Lancaster County, PA with our two young adult daughters to attend the RVFTA Spring Rally. Other highlights included visiting Hershey World and touring Frank Lloyd Wright's Falling Water in Ohiopyle, PA. We also camped in KY, WV, and MD.

This sums up our first 20 nights in our Casita. Other plans include camping one long weekend per month in July (Dale Hollow State Resort Park), August (no plan yet), September (with my brother and his wife), October (Land Between the Lakes Egg Rally), and possibly November.

Tow Vehicle
2009 Kia Borrego Limited V8 2WD
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