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Old 06-09-2011, 02:29 PM   #1
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How important is size?

At a recent Escape rally our 13 foot fiberglass trailer was parked next to a 37 foot Mountain Aire.

How important is size?

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Old 06-09-2011, 02:35 PM   #2
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My gawd, the slideout is bigger than your trailer. Makes me wonder how many gallons per mile they get towing. Then again, the Mountain Aire looks like it might be fiberglass.
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Old 06-09-2011, 04:14 PM   #3
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More size matters??

We belong to the Bounders of America. Our regional group invited us to attend the Keene, NH Pumpkin Festival with them. Here we are parked next to the group at the Keene Fairgrounds.

Everyone wanted a personal tour, surprised by all that's packed in and one person went out and Roadtrek.

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Old 06-09-2011, 04:16 PM   #4
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Keene Pumpkin Festival. This event is worth a trip. Some 25,000 carved pumpkins line their wide Main Street. At night they light them all, just wondrous.

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Old 06-09-2011, 04:41 PM   #5
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Makes me wonder how many gallons per mile they get towing. .
That's a good one
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Old 06-09-2011, 04:49 PM   #6
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Roy:

According to the specification, the front, back and sides of this unit are fiberglass:

• Gel-Coated Fiberglass End Caps
• Gel-Coated Fiberglass Exterior Sides

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My gawd, the slideout is bigger than your trailer. Makes me wonder how many gallons per mile they get towing. Then again, the Mountain Aire looks like it might be fiberglass.
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Old 06-10-2011, 11:50 AM   #7
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As we were leaving Hunting Island State Park last month one gentleman looked at my Egg and said, mainly to himself, "That's nice. No more big boys for me."

Although, if I was staying in one place for several weeks, like so many of the "big boys" do, they would make living more comfortable - but that's just not our style. We like to travel around and the longest we've camped in one spot has been five nights.
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Old 06-10-2011, 11:57 AM   #8
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Big RV NOT my idea of camping.
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Old 06-10-2011, 01:07 PM   #9
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Because I'm 12 years old, I keep giggling every time I see the title of this thread.
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Old 06-10-2011, 01:29 PM   #10
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Because I'm 12 years old, I keep giggling every time I see the title of this thread.
I just keep opening this thread so I don't miss anything.
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Old 06-10-2011, 01:56 PM   #13
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One of them big "honkers" pull in next to us. The wife got out with a walkie-talkie to back help back it in.
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Including permanent noise by the air conditioners.
The name of the left one is very well chosen ;-)
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good grief---they just about block out the scenery!
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Old 06-10-2011, 05:29 PM   #16
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hey norm and ginny---thank you for the "lead" on the pumpkin festival! sounds like a terrific time....i'm going to investigate further.
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We "camp" sometimes with the big boys.
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Squeese our cheecks.
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Squeeze our cheechs. Sorry.
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Old 06-10-2011, 08:43 PM   #20
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How important is size? It's critical for me. I pull the biggest trailer I can... a 13' Trillium. Smile. Unlike my neighbors, I don't have (and don't need) a dedicated tow vehicle that sits, along with a huge trailer, in my driveway all year. I have everything I need and at 23 mpg towing I can go where I want, when I want.
Yup... size is everything.
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