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Old 10-26-2017, 01:26 AM   #1
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Default Time to put away the trailer

I really wanted to go camping one last time, but because I'm in the middle of a room remodel, I don't think it will happen. So I think this weekend I'm going to winterize and cover up the trailer.
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May be doing the same this weekend with our trailer.
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Mine is already winterized and stored away for the winter.

Oh, there is the possibility of snow flurries this evening too.

I do love the changing seasons....fall, winter, spring and summer. It's mother natures way of eliminating boredom.
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We did ours yesterday. We cancelled our last trip last Tuesday. It rained for several days. Then we had two good days and rain again for this next week. I removed everything with a battery and took the batteries out and any bathroom or other items that could freeze. It’s really sad that it will probably be six months of no camping. But we did Camp twelve different places this year with our three Old dogs. Can’t complain. The new to us camper performed like a dream.
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We put the "elephant" cover on ours shortly after Labor Day. (Grandkids thought the grey cover over the ff made it look like an elephant!). Hope to be able to camp more this summer, but it'll depend on me convincing DH!
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We put the "elephant" cover on ours shortly after Labor Day. (Grandkids thought the grey cover over the ff made it look like an elephant!). Hope to be able to camp more this summer, but it'll depend on me convincing DH!
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kansas newbie, what are DH's concerns about camping? Maybe start a new thread on "how to persuade a reluctant spouse to go camping?" I bet there are lots of us with tips and tricks that have worked in the past. For example, my DW did not want to boondock, so I had to ease her mind about that (by starting small, with just an overnight). Now, she is a dedicated boondocker.
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No concerns. With him teaching school and my full-time job, we just can't find the time to get away during the fall and winter (of course, winter camping in Kansas is not ideal with wind, snow and ice storms!). Late spring is much easier for us to get away. Once we are both retired, we may be able to be snowbirds occasionally but until then it's summer camping only for us!
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Perfectly understandable. Some of us are retired and forget happily forget how hard it was to get away on a trip while working. Family obligations can also make it difficult. With us it’s the three cats we must leave at home. It’s always something isn’t it?
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We would do a lot more camping trips if the wife wasn't still working as will be a few more years before she can retire. I already am so have time to get the camper ready to roll out on Friday evening when she gets home.

My biggest issue is the travel distance to get anywhere that is different from here as there isn't much within a 200 miles radius ... just more farmland and fields.
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