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New and Pre-Purchase / woohoo, the madness is slowly beginning
« on: September 29, 2017, 12:54:13 AM »
buy a tv the wife will be happy with. CHECK
purchase a hitch and wire harness  online from etrailer CHECK
receive hitch dinged and scratched up because they opted not to box it CHECK
call etrailer regarding the wireing harness to find out they "shrink wrapped" it to the bumper that was not packaged CHECK
wait for another week while a new harness is shipped out CHECK
Now to put the wiring on that will be easy and keep looking for a tt or pup. I am spending under 2000.00 and so far I haven't been able to find anything that hasn't leaked or is isn't ripped apart. but I'm getting closer lol

Introduction and Show Off / Im curious about something here
« on: September 24, 2017, 03:25:57 AM »
I have found a tent trailer about three hours from me, I emailed the owner and was told the bearings need to be done which is about 150.00.....this is where the curiosity is peaked am I missing something, everything I have seen it looks like 50.00 should cover both sides. Its a single axel rockwood TT. If  the bearings are badly neglected what is the worst thing I am looking at? I used to have a boat and I replaced the bearing on that and don't remember it bein a big deal.

New and Pre-Purchase / what type should i get??
« on: September 19, 2017, 02:39:10 AM »
Hello folks, ok, I like to do my homework prior to making a "big" purchase (this is big for me lol) I have been reading thru the forums looking at ideas and whatnot, but I think I am getting ahead of myself. so I thought I would come here and ask you your thoughts.
I will be using the tent trailer or pop up by myself for the most part, for one week during the summer and then some occasion weekend jaunts with the wife. I would like to have a stove, fridge and ac. having said that I could just go out and purchase a stand alone ac unit that vents outside, but if the pup has one that's money saved. I would like a place where a couple of friends could come in and hang out play cards that sort of thing if possible. A screenend in porch would be desirable. I'm not real crazy about having the toilet inside especially near bed or food, my thought is (and this is where the screen porch comes into play) is putting a privacy tent outside the pup with a portapottie (looking for suggestions and recommendations here as well). I will be housing this in my garage which has a 8x17 space. this will be my winter project should I need or want to do anything (been looking at mods, such as painting cupboards updating cushions and what not and laying down laminate flooring) as needed, but I don't want to go overboard into debt. Honestly I'm starting with 1300 currently and over the course of the next month or so will have around 2000 to put towards my new pup.
So with all that in mind I am asking your opinions, what are the good pups vs the bad pups. please feel free to throw as much info at me as you wish knowledge is key in making decisions
Thank You

Introduction and Show Off / newbee from California
« on: September 17, 2017, 01:15:47 PM »
New guy from California. I'm David and well I'm putting the horse before the cart so to speak, we just picked up a 2017 Ford Escape SE. The hitch and wiring will be here on wed, and I will install it next weekend. Now its just time to keep my eyes open for the cart, a pop up tent trailer.

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