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Old 07-10-2017, 01:12 PM   #1
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Where do you store your TT?

I know a lot of people store their TTs in the driveway, back yard, or have a special garage or covering for them on their property, but this is next to impossible for us.

I'm calling storage facilities now.

I was surprised, but one place even offers a storage garage that is quite reasonable. When she calls me back, I will ask for height.

I didn't think this would be offered, but some of these places offer electricity. Do you think this is worth it? It would cost about $30-$45 per month more at these locations. (If it matters, we live in a hot, humid climate.)
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Old 07-10-2017, 01:49 PM   #2
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Ask what type of power they supply, probably only 15-20 amp enough to keep battery topped off. I doubt they offer 30-50amp and have a/c running all the time. I would save the money as I see no need for power at a storage lot.
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Old 07-10-2017, 01:51 PM   #3
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If I had my choice I would park under cover, and ideally inside year round. The camper will not determinate as quickly. The UV light is off the tires, less likely to leak. I suspect you'll have less maintenance, due to the lake of weather.

Also if you can store indoors, I suspect the risk of damage via theft will be greatly reduced.

The idea of a little power sounds nice. You could stop out a few days earlier and turn on the frig (electric), ensure the batteries are charged up.

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mine is in the driveway , full sun and weather, plugged in to a dedicated 20amp receptacle so we can keep a/c on when hot, battery charged, refrig on. I figure not paying storage fee off set electric cost. Plus we can keep a close eye on it.

We are lucky that our HOA allows rv's
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Mine is in my backyard along side my detached garage. I have a dedicated 30 amp circuit setup just for her... Unfortunately its outside. I'm considering a metal canopy to keep it protected as much as I can but cost is a factor at the moment.
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One of the requirements when we were looking for houses in 2015 was that I wanted to park our camper at our house. I didn't want to have to have another bill to pay.

So when we bought the house we bought, I poured a 24x20 extension to the driveway that wrapped behind the house and allows us to park the camper tucked right up. The house keeps the sun off the camper for some of the day, and it isn't fully seen from the road.



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Old 07-10-2017, 02:50 PM   #7
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I store mine in a local RV storage facility about 20 min away from home (60 min round trip to hookup and return). Fenced lot, tons of security cameras, onsite owner, and well away from populated areas. Costs $3/linear foot/month.

I keep a solar panel on the roof so the battery is always topped off. Owner offers free electric (24 max hours only, and have to move trailer to it), free water if you want to fill there, free air for tires.
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Old 07-10-2017, 05:17 PM   #8
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If I had to pay $50 or more a month to store an RV I'd opt to not buy one. Thats $600 a year and unless you sell it way sooner you'll end up paying $6,000 over a 10 year stretch. Couple that with the horrendous depreciation and thats just too much money thrown away.
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I'm lucky enough to store it behind my house under a Carolina Carport. Paid about $2400 installed for the carport. We have a 20 amp circuit and extension cord out to the camper, mainly to keep the battery charged and we turn the fridge on a day before we leave for trips.

I wouldn't pay extra for electricity though. You can either get a solar trickle charger for cheap or take the battery home 2 or 3 times a year and charge it at home.
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mine is in the driveway , full sun and weather, plugged in to a dedicated 20amp receptacle so we can keep a/c on when hot, battery charged, refrig on. I figure not paying storage fee off set electric cost. Plus we can keep a close eye on it.

We are lucky that our HOA allows rv's
Mine is in the driveway also plugged in to a receptacle on my garage.
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