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Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear Yesterday, 01:28 PM
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Posted By SandyNorthFL
Hmmm - no Airstreams- was tempted by an Avion for...

Hmmm - no Airstreams- was tempted by an Avion for sale by my folks place. If I found a 5th wheel Bigfoot Iíd borrow Momís truck for sure :)
Forum: Hi, I am.... Yesterday, 10:41 AM
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Posted By SandyNorthFL
Welcome Carrie - enjoy that Boler! What a great...

Welcome Carrie - enjoy that Boler! What a great way to adventure with your daughter.
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 10-19-2019, 04:49 PM
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Posted By SandyNorthFL
Dad has 1991 Dodge D250 and that is the one with...

Dad has 1991 Dodge D250 and that is the one with over 700,000 miles on it. Momís Dodge 3500 is a Ď98 with lower mileage- would be perfect for a Bigfoot- had a truck camper on it when she bought it....
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 10-19-2019, 04:04 PM
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Posted By SandyNorthFL
Thanks John and Bill - I have a brake...

Thanks John and Bill -

I have a brake controller on Nissan too. And the hills are minimal. So maybe Iíll stick with my truck. Dadís Dodge Ram is smaller but stick shift, Cummins with over 700,000...
Forum: General Chat 10-19-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By SandyNorthFL
No - a 1937 Western Clipper - custom built and...

No - a 1937 Western Clipper - custom built and they don't specify the chassis.

Mecum Auctions has an estimate on it now that it will go from 20-30K. ...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 10-19-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 294
Posted By SandyNorthFL
Nissan vs. Dodge Ram Dually to tow Egg

Hi all,

For our relatively flat area of Florida I've found our Nissan Frontier 4 Cyl does a good enough job of towing EggCamper. For an upcoming trip in state I can use Mom's Dodge Ram Cummins...
Forum: General Chat 10-19-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By SandyNorthFL
Strangest possible tow vehicle for an EggCamper

Yes - the chicken truck is pretty silly. I got started on this tangent last week when I saw a Western Clipper Motorhome being auctioned in Chicago next week. How much fun would it be to pull the...
Forum: General Chat 10-19-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By SandyNorthFL
What came first Chicken or Egg?

My chicken got out again ;)


Actually something I found when I was trying to figure out what size a chicken would be if it laid a 14-15 foot egg. My guesstimate is a chicken forty feet tall.
Forum: Camp Cooking, Food & Recipes 10-19-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,416
Posted By SandyNorthFL
For TZBrown - when you need to take it up a...

For TZBrown - when you need to take it up a notch Spam Musubi

The hard part is getting the sticky rice right - pretty good too!
Forum: Hi, I am.... 10-19-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 386
Posted By SandyNorthFL
Hi Stephen - Congrats on your recent...

Hi Stephen -

Congrats on your recent retirement! Sounds like the Scamp will be a good set-up for you with Subaru.
Our EggCamper is our first TT and we love the coziness of it. Happy trails!
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-19-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 398
Posted By SandyNorthFL
Nice job especially with the table! Quite the...

Nice job especially with the table! Quite the set-up with the deck too :)
Forum: Hi, I am.... 10-17-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 276
Posted By SandyNorthFL
Some non toy hauler options under 3k weight ...

Some non toy hauler options under 3k weight
https://girlcamper.com/blog/2019/10/15/episode-190-five-rvs-under-3k-pounds-that-you-can-stand-in/
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 10-17-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 232
Posted By SandyNorthFL
Very nice Kirk - look forward to seeing your...

Very nice Kirk - look forward to seeing your progress and future trips.

Sandy
Forum: Hobbies & Passions 10-17-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 463
Posted By SandyNorthFL
Thanks Kenneth - I just rented the movie on...

Thanks Kenneth - I just rented the movie on Amazon Prime for $3.00 and really enjoyed it. It was suggested as a must-do activity ;)
Maybe I'll do the book next. I loved her rock collection - that...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 10-17-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 276
Posted By SandyNorthFL
Hi Aaron, Yes - the towing limit of the...

Hi Aaron,

Yes - the towing limit of the Caravan is an issue. Does Parks not have a truck they could cough up for you? ;) Can you spend some of your budget to upgrade the tow vehicle? Otherwise...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 10-16-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 276
Posted By SandyNorthFL
Back with more thoughts. I was Parks and Rec for...

Back with more thoughts. I was Parks and Rec for Palm Beach County FL for 6 years so this is something I can sink my teeth into.

Consider a toy hauler - would allow the walk up, walk in,...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 10-16-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 276
Posted By SandyNorthFL
I agree with Glenn on two doors. A Bigfoot is...

I agree with Glenn on two doors. A Bigfoot is made in BC - 4 season option and a floor plan with two doors.
http://www.bigfootrv.com/m/images/2500_travel_trailers/06_25B25FB.jpg
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 10-14-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 665
Posted By SandyNorthFL
Hi Douglas, I had a serious crash in VA on...

Hi Douglas,

I had a serious crash in VA on a trip from NC to MI in January '94 - with my pickup - had I been towing my injury crash would have been fatal. Just the weight of what I had in my bed...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 10-12-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 341
Posted By SandyNorthFL
Welcome Lauren. I'm already thinking my next...

Welcome Lauren. I'm already thinking my next MFG trailer will be a Bigfoot. After a few years of Egg adventures. Congratulations - can't wait to see pics from delivery day.
Forum: NEW Fiberglass RV Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Trade 10-10-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 692
Posted By SandyNorthFL
Hi Mike, Very nice egg! Love the mod with...

Hi Mike,

Very nice egg! Love the mod with the drawers too. Consider posting a few exterior pictures. The only one up now shows Egg under the cover. Good luck to you and to the new owners. IF I...
Forum: General Chat 10-07-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,575
Posted By SandyNorthFL
Michigan probably has the highest census of...

Michigan probably has the highest census of EggCamper owners- I’ve thought of trying to track the Eggs in a registry but the missing ones would bother me ;) We had ours out for the first time this...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 10-03-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,021
Posted By SandyNorthFL
There are some small start-ups that are doing...

There are some small start-ups that are doing three-D printing. It may be worth checking to see their price for such a product.
Forum: NEW Fiberglass RV Classifieds | Buy, Sell, Trade 10-02-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 710
Posted By SandyNorthFL
Hi Dennis, We just bought ours this summer...

Hi Dennis,

We just bought ours this summer and take it out the first time Friday. What is your Build Number (the last three of VIN). I really like the green color on cushions - nice job with mods...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 10-02-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 617
Posted By SandyNorthFL
Hi Beth, Welcome! We are taking our first...

Hi Beth,

Welcome! We are taking our first shake out trip in Fl this weekend. There is a rally coming up in January for molded fiberglass trailers in Live Oak FL which will be our first group...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 10-02-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 506
Posted By SandyNorthFL
Welcome - here in Florida we are just hitting...

Welcome - here in Florida we are just hitting camping season so come on down :)
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 09-23-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,221
Posted By SandyNorthFL
You have a gift - nicely done!

You have a gift - nicely done!
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 09-22-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 860
Posted By SandyNorthFL
I re-read your thread re: desire to make cushions...

I re-read your thread re: desire to make cushions from scratch. Supplies for DIY cushions are upholstery store for the cushions and since Joann Fabrics has a VT location I would check there first...
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 09-21-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,736
Posted By SandyNorthFL
Will be neat to see this taking shape. Congrats...

Will be neat to see this taking shape. Congrats on the find!
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 09-21-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 860
Posted By SandyNorthFL
Cushions in original layout.

Cushions in original layout.
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 09-21-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 860
Posted By SandyNorthFL
Cushions available

Hi Caleb,

We just bought an EggCamper in which the original cushions had been upgraded for a memory foam queen. PO gave us all the original cushions but we don't see ourselves switching back and...
Forum: Towing, Hitching, Axles and Running Gear 09-20-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,366
Posted By SandyNorthFL
We plan to use T-9, good protectant and less...

We plan to use T-9, good protectant and less messy.
Forum: Hi, I am.... 09-17-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 773
Posted By SandyNorthFL
Thrifty Bill is right! Rally first if you can....

Thrifty Bill is right! Rally first if you can. Good luck on your hunt :)
Forum: Hi, I am.... 09-08-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 732
Posted By SandyNorthFL
Hi Paige - Great plan. Keep your eyes...

Hi Paige -

Great plan. Keep your eyes peeled for an Escape this far South and be ready to pounce! Otherwise get ready for a road trip ;) Either way you are headed for a great adventure. Are...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 09-08-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 710
Posted By SandyNorthFL
Hi Amber - That sure is a sweet trailer! ...

Hi Amber -

That sure is a sweet trailer! Glad you could talk hubby into it. I did the same this summer :) asked to go see an EggCamper for my birthday (just see it) and well...

After we saw...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 09-08-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,484
Posted By SandyNorthFL
We started at the local RV dealer looking at...

We started at the local RV dealer looking at stick built. My Nissan tows #3500 and searching for best TT under that weight Fiberglass came up. Normally we over research everything this time we took a...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 09-08-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,833
Posted By SandyNorthFL
Hi Iris - Sounds like you are well on your way!...

Hi Iris - Sounds like you are well on your way! I'm sure we will cross paths soon. The rally in Cherokee is too far for shake out for us - we are going to new SP at springs nearby. We are signed up...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 09-07-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By SandyNorthFL
There is a big rally in Algonac - I think it is...

There is a big rally in Algonac - I think it is today and tomorrow. Can you say road trip :)

Happy Hunting Kathy! If I still lived in Michigan I'd be headed over the border for one of the models...
Forum: General Chat 09-05-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 31,293
Posted By SandyNorthFL
E- excitement G- going G- gallivanting C-...

E- excitement
G- going
G- gallivanting
C- courage
A- always
M- making
P- precious
E- eternal
R- remembrances
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 08-26-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,706
Posted By SandyNorthFL
Thanks John, Tony, Glenn and Mike for sharing...

Thanks John, Tony, Glenn and Mike for sharing your thoughts. After a long hot summer - camping is on the horizon :) Just a hurricane or two to get through first. Maybe I'll get to practice off the...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 08-26-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,706
Posted By SandyNorthFL
Oh shoot - thanks Karin for the clarification. My...

Oh shoot - thanks Karin for the clarification. My apologies.
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 08-24-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,706
Posted By SandyNorthFL
Thanks Lynn, This is a good explanation of...

Thanks Lynn,

This is a good explanation of the impact of choosing 1800 watt induction vs. 1300 watt on power useage. Thinking I'll choose 1300, and induction plate will only get packed when we...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 08-24-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,706
Posted By SandyNorthFL
Thanks Jon - good advice - we'll be staying at...

Thanks Jon - good advice - we'll be staying at sea level mostly. I liked the idea of induction plate as potentially more versatile than instant pot - for the reason that sauteeing or stir frying are...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Systems, Solar and Generators 08-24-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,706
Posted By SandyNorthFL
Math test - Induction Cooktop

Hi All,

Following the thread about using Instant Pot brought up a question on my potential set-up. What are the implications of using a 1300 watt Induction Cooktop over a 1800 watt Induction...
Forum: Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 08-22-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,528
Posted By SandyNorthFL
Hi - Iím in same boat. Good advice from forum...

Hi - Iím in same boat. Good advice from forum members has kept me from frying my trailer with Newbie mistake. I just got my adapter from Amazon. Been a stormy week here but I plan on plugging in over...
Forum: General Chat 08-21-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,262
Posted By SandyNorthFL
Sure Lynn :). Since I picked up our Egg last week...

Sure Lynn :). Since I picked up our Egg last week I want everyone to have one. I just noticed there is a photo gallery for trailer on Dan Kearney site including a picture that shows the bunks set up....
Forum: General Chat 08-21-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,262
Posted By SandyNorthFL
Here is an ad I found for one in Vermont...

Here is an ad I found for one in Vermont pre-owned 2018 being sold by a dealer. . Here is link
...
Forum: General Chat 08-21-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,262
Posted By SandyNorthFL
Hi Lynn, Did you see the ad for the one in...

Hi Lynn,

Did you see the ad for the one in Wilmington North Carolina? I copied an ad into the referrals forum (posting leads on trailers being sold on other sites). It posted Sunday. I see it...
Forum: Hi, I am.... 08-20-2019, 04:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By SandyNorthFL
Hello Todd and Karen, Welcome to the group....

Hello Todd and Karen,
Welcome to the group. There are many experienced campers here who can help Iím sure. Nice trailer - IMHO - great trade :)
Forum: Referrals: Molded Fiberglass Trailers 08-20-2019, 04:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 749
Posted By SandyNorthFL
Nice looking 2016 Parkliner

This ad is from FB group. Lots of bells and whistles on this trailer.
Posted Sunday
Email in photo
Forum: Modifications, Alterations and Updates 08-18-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,071
Posted By SandyNorthFL
Very Nicely Done Letitia!Thanks for sharing these...

Very Nicely Done Letitia!Thanks for sharing these pictures.
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