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Old 04-11-2015, 10:22 PM   #71
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A question to those of you who have had so many campers - why replace a recreational vehicle every 3 or 4 years? We've had our Coleman tent trailer for over 30 years and plan to keep our White Hawk until we are too old to use it.

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Old 10-01-2015, 06:34 PM   #72
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Old 10-01-2015, 08:14 PM   #73
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3 and taking delivery on # 4 next week

First camper was a used 1974 VW Campmobile, after 7 years got a 1985 Coleman Cheasapeake Pop-up. Twenty years later got a 2005 Jayco Eagle 298 BHS. Taking delivery next week on a 2015 Jayco Pinnacle 36 FBTS.
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Old 10-01-2015, 09:13 PM   #74
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Great to have this thread revived. I guess I can't count all the tents.
Three campers so far:
2001 Dutchmen Pop Up
2011 Jayco X23J
2015 Starcraft 299BHU

So which did I like best? Hmm probably the one that created my 14 year old daughter.
Quality? I would have to rate them all about the same. The pop up was the most cheaply made, but in reality had the least warranty issues.

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Old 10-02-2015, 05:09 AM   #75
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Had a 14 ft with a pump handle faucet and no toilet when I was in my 20's.
Had a 32 footer in my 30's I lived in while working out of town.
Don't remember the brand name of those.

Had a 1978 24 ft Holiday ramblette.
Then a 1988 24 ft terry resort.
Neither suited me so I sold them and now I have a
2015 jayflight 23 RB
2015 Chevy Silverado 2500HD Crew Cab LTZ Z71 Duramax 4x4
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Old 10-02-2015, 05:49 AM   #76
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Only 2!
2013 Jayco Eagle 328 RLTS
2012 Ford F250 6.2L 4x4 CCSB W/Air Lift air bags
Equal-I-Zerô WDH
2002 Coleman Bayside Elite (traded)
Me, Momma and Charles (RIP buddy)
And introducing Sofie!! ;)
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Old 10-02-2015, 03:50 PM   #77
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Tent camping with Boy Scouts Early 1960's
Camping in lean-to shelters made by CCC in Harriman State Park, NY
1978 Dodge Tradesman Van with platform for bed. Went cross-country for 8 1/2 weeks Summer of '82
1985 Coleman Pop-up Sun Valley
1986 Nomad TT 24'
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Old 10-02-2015, 05:28 PM   #78
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Only two, and number two is still being built. Hopefully have her at the end of the month though
Rob & Kelly, Bella & Brady (Miniature Schnauzers)
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Old 10-02-2015, 06:10 PM   #79
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I have had 2 2008 jayco 806 and now I have a rb185 swift
2012 Jayco Swift SLX 185rb

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Old 10-02-2015, 06:31 PM   #80
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5 - Prowler TT, Winnebago class A, 2 SunnyBrook fifth wheels and my current Jayco 5er.

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