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Old 02-24-2012, 04:32 PM   #21
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No need to apologize, it seems odd and strange, but could be true. I wonder what address they used for title purposes? Hmmmm.
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Old 02-24-2012, 05:06 PM   #22
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Some states have pretty strange rules - For example, MA does not recognize NY's temporary tags. If you are a MA resident & pull a trailer or drive a vehicle with NY temporary tags, even if you are just driving through MA, you can be ticketed for having/driving an unregistered vehicle: Quote from NY DMV "Important information for Massachusetts residents: Massachusetts (MA) does not recognize the NYS in-transit permit. According to the MA Registry of Motor Vehicles, you can receive a ticket for no registration if you use an NYS in-transit permit in MA. This also makes the insurance on the vehicle not valid. MA authorities can impound the vehicle for no valid insurance. For more information, contact the MA Registry of Motor Vehicles ."

On the other hand, they let me register my trailer (with paperwork from the manufacturer in Canada) while it was 3000 miles away. Probably needed the $...
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Old 02-25-2012, 01:29 PM   #23
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We got it!

Well we are rolling along the Gulf coast with our "new to us" 2000 13" Scamp. Just picked it up near Panama City and headed back home to Tampa!

Having a little Scamp was another dream of ours so we are very excited! How saweeeet it is!

Looks like we are going to break it in next weekend on a trip to Nashville for a friend's wedding and then again in Lakeland at the end of March at Sun n' Fun!



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Old 02-25-2012, 04:19 PM   #24
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Wishing you the very best with your Scamp
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Old 02-25-2012, 08:31 PM   #25
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Well we are rolling along the Gulf coast with our "new to us" 2000 13" Scamp. Just picked it up near Panama City and headed back home to Tampa!

Having a little Scamp was another dream of ours so we are very excited! How saweeeet it is!

Looks like we are going to break it in next weekend on a trip to Nashville for a friend's wedding and then again in Lakeland at the end of March at Sun n' Fun!



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Congratulations! Wow! You're like neighbors!

How did the tag/registering thing go? What did you end up doing about that?
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Old 02-25-2012, 10:13 PM   #26
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Didn't want to jinx things during the ride home so I didn't mention earlier.

We opted to chance it with no tag. Fortunately it was a non-event from that perspective as it seemed to go unnoticed. I still felt pretty relieved when we got home!
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Old 02-25-2012, 10:26 PM   #27
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A few years ago, I picked up my son's Surfside in Winnipeg, and towed it home to BC. I actually DID get a Manitoba transit tag and insurance for the trip, but, strangely, it was a "just keep it with you in your tow vehicle" thing.

The upshot was that I got back to BC and no-one EVER noticed that I had neither a lic plate nor a temp reg in a back window. And I had RCMP "fuzzmobiles" behind me on several occasions!
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Old 02-25-2012, 10:43 PM   #28
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I got stopped by the Texas DPS pulling my cargo trailer with no license plate. Fortunately my tow vehicle was registered in OK and they didn't require license plates on the size trailer I had, so he let us go as soon as he saw the OK plates on my tow vehicle.
We purchased our Scamp in FL and fortunately were able to get there on a Friday and get everything done at DMV the same day.
Glad you made it back OK, just check the weather forecast when you come up North, we're still getting nighttime freezing temps even down her in Atlanta and had to rewinterize after our FL trip earlier this month.
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