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Old 10-03-2016, 04:43 AM   #1
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Campers in hurricanes

With the uncertainty of Matthew's path in mind, I was wondering how those of you in hurricane-prone areas keep your camper relatively safe. I know nothing can help when you have a Hugo or an Andrew, but I was thinking of putting some stakes in the ground (the ones with the spirals that screw into the dirt) along either side and run some rope or straps over the top to anchor it a bit more. Probably not a whole lot of help but it may keep it from toppling over.

Anyone have any experience in this?

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Old 10-03-2016, 04:57 AM   #2
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I fill up the fresh water tank. This does two things, gives you fresh water in the event of an outage in your residence and helps weigh down the trailer and give it a lower center of gravity, less likely to turn over.
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Just a thought, if you can't go camping, relocate and stow the TT out of the area until the weather clears. These things leak enough in a minimal rain.
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The only sure fire solution is to hook up and move it. At least with hurricanes we have plenty of notice.
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Strap it down and wait.
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Campers in hurricanes

We usually leave with valuables and go where it isn't.
This time We are already in N Georgia.
Hugo in 1989 flipped my TT on its side in the back yard.


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leave with valuables and go where it isn't.
This is my plan for securing life and property.
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I would never consider leaving the RV behind.. Hook up head out..
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Make sure your insurance policy covers hurricane damage....
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I hope no one thinks my camper is not among the "valuables".
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