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    Maybe I'm getting a little snow bound but I am looking out the window at our travel trailer and dreaming of camping and fishing season.
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    1 16' Lund fishing boat with a 15hp elec. start Honda motor.
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    We have been assured of a permanent site at a campground this year. Last year we stayed at a seasonal site at a lake and also spent 8 days towing through the Mtns in BC. One day the Honda motor will be upgraded to a 25hp. I just can't find "one day" on my calendar

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    Only if I had a good woman that would want too. No kids allowed, either!!


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    Dont have an RV, but do have a family size (3 rooms) tent and all the gear. Last time we used it was last year. We lost power for 10 day after the huricannes. Since it was WAY too hot to be indside, we set up camp out in the yard
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    I don't, but would LOVE to! Camping would be great, but I really want one to take tailgating at Steeler and Panther games.
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    We love to camp. 29 foot Signature 5th wheel, double slide. We love to go to a Corp campground about 6 miles from home (might as well be 1000 miles ) We also take atleast one long trip per year (St. Louis, Smoky Mountains etc.). Several 100 - 200 mile trips a year.

    When we camp close to home we take our jetskis and ride on the Tenn-Tom waterway.
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    Originally posted by StayBack500FT
    tailgating at Steeler and Panther games.
    Carolina Panthers? How do you pull that off?!?! Steelers and Panthers games

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    Oh yeah..can't wait until the weather gets a little better. Went not to long ago and just enjoyed the heck out of it. The entire family is getting cabin fever.

    We have a 28 ft Eagle with a superslide. More important..bikes and grill. We frequent a nearby campground that is soooo laid back. Not a care in the world.

    I guess we would be considered a "campground wacker" (decor lights)


    Last summer we would stay for a week or so and just go to work from there.

    Ohh I can't wait until spring!
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    My son would say, "Pitt Panthers, you silly goose." (He's three, BTW)
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    Originally posted by spearsm


    I guess we would be considered a "campground wacker" (decor lights)


    ROTFLMAO........Gee, you crack me up.......
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    Originally posted by spearsm

    I guess we would be considered a "campground wacker" (decor lights)

    Well...now that I think about it...I might have to go to stobes and LEDs.
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    Default UGH.. the memories..

    Originally posted by StayBack500FT
    My son would say, "Pitt Panthers, you silly goose." (He's three, BTW)
    AAAHH.. I shoulda know that. My spanish teacher senior year graduated from UPIT! Wanna talk about #1 fan... I try to block those memories.. that's probably why it didn't ring a bell!

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    My wife and I used to go camping when we were engaged and after we got married... now her idea of roughing it is a hotel without room service!
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    After almost 5yrs "camping" with the army, it took another 7 to come to terms with the "Out of Doors". Although I haven't been out for almost 4ys now, I am looking forward to getting some off trail time this summer.

    There might be a long dist road trip in my future to coincide with a bit of camping. Just me 'n the Dog
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    No RV yet but we do have a big tent and all the comforts of home, well maybe not home but a comfy campsite for sure. The best trips for us involve taking along our boats (Searay 220CC and 10'Achilles inflatable w/8hp Merc) or quads (450 Kodiak, 250 Timberwolf, 125 Breeze). For me there is no better way to spend real quality time with the family, trying to squeeze in all we can now before the lad evolves into an unimpressed teen.
    Hey mid-westerners, any tips on good destinations in your area that offer good inland pleasure boating with interesting (and legal) off-road trails for the bikes. Please let me know, we are always looking for new memories.

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    Originally posted by MalahatTwo7
    After almost 5yrs "camping" with the army, it took another 7 to come to terms with the "Out of Doors". Although I haven't been out for almost 4ys now, I am looking forward to getting some off trail time this summer.

    There might be a long dist road trip in my future to coincide with a bit of camping. Just me 'n the Dog
    LOL, I might tend to agree with you Rick.

    The big difference between "Military" camping and civi camping...

    No 20km forced marches every friggin day!
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    The Hobo Railroad hosts a railroad car/camping trip every year that covers some of the most scenic areas in NH.


    Havent done this yet because the power pack is Vermont being rebuilt. There is one spot on the Wolfeboro railroad that I want to stop and camp at. It is called Reindeer junction and is awesome! Its a rushing brook deep inside the black forest on top of a mountain. The railroad club built a set off and picnic table next to the brook............best part is.....its in the middle of no where and only accesible by rail........better yet.......accesible by your own personal train!
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    How is the power unit for that thing coming along, STM?
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    I'm confused. (Nothing abnormal, there)
    You can actually put that thing on rails? Is there specific rails you can use? Pretty interesting, there. (Where's the big honking light for the front?)
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    Originally posted by mcaldwell


    LOL, I might tend to agree with you Rick.

    The big difference between "Military" camping and civi camping...

    No 20km forced marches every friggin day!
    Ya, and not having to tow that freak'n 100 kilo tobogan UP HILL in knee deep snow wearing those STUPID 8 foot long 1"x4"'s they call "skis".......
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    those STUPID 8 foot long 1"x4"'s they call "skis".......

    What happened to your snow shoes? ROFLMAO
    Seriously though, you need to work on being the snowmobile driver.

    It took my Hubby a LONG time to get me to go camping again. He coaxed me into a truck camper with the machiavelli plan of the "no toilet" option. Which took us three years later to the next step in his plan: "C'mon honey, if we get a trailer you can have a shower AND a toilet." (Which then led to a bigger truck...the story will continue, I'm sure...)
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