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Old 05-11-2013, 10:39 PM   #1
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We are spending a night in a Cabela's parking lot this summer. We have never done this before, any tips, should does, should not does . Will a load test on the battery be sufficient to check the battery?
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One night in a parking lot will not even phase your batteries, especially during the summer. Of course, you will not have any air condition, but your fridge and lights will be just fine.
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Old 05-12-2013, 08:39 AM   #3
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Suggest you spend some money in Cabels's.
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Enjoy yourself. The Cabelas I have been to have water and a dump station.
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Suggest you spend some money in Cabela's.
My wife doesn't like my son and I to go to Cabela's because we spend way to much money anyway
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One of my coworkers told me a few weeks ago they stopped at a Cabella’s a year or so ago, and was pleasantly surprised, when a worker showed up will a pile of store coupons, including free meals at their restaurant and FREE power hook up (30A).
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Whenever we stay at these kinds of places we always check-in with the store management and let them know we are there.

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Old 06-21-2013, 08:40 PM   #8
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Some, or maybe all, Walmarts allow overnight stops like that also.
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Some, or maybe all, Walmarts allow overnight stops like that also.
I know our Walmart has signs stating NO overnight parking. I've heard that's a city by-law thing though, but not sure. The Home Depot also does not allow overnight parking but doesn't enforce it usually. Might be a hit-or-miss type deal but if you show up late enough by the time they come to kick you out it's morning and you are leaving anyway, right?
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I parked my truck at the Wal-Mart in Marquette Mi. one night when I needed a place to rest for a few hours. I knew RVs stayed there some times, so I knew it was ok. I guess it's hit or miss with each town having their own rules about such things.
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