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Old 01-19-2014, 06:59 PM   #31
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Me and the DW are over 50.. Have been tent camping since teenagers... Got the sore back to prove it... I've earned my stripes thank you very much... Camping, Glamping, call it whatever you want... I'm quite happy to roll out of my queen sized bed and walk over to the kitchenette and pour a cup of coffee and crawl back into bed... You young whippersnappers can whine all you want.. No skin off me.....
+1 Cooking outside on a propane stove qualifies me..
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Old 01-19-2014, 08:25 PM   #32
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When were camping(Glamping), We always cook outside, have camp fires, and are outside probably 70% of the time. But when those rain storms come in or it just gets cold at night away from the fire. It sure is nice to have my heat or air, my comfy bed and my bathroom all in one place. Plus we can stand up watch TV and cook inside if need be. We went to Virginia for a week. Got there on a Friday and was staying the whole week till the next Monday. Friday to the first Sunday was awesome beautiful weather. Then Monday there was torrential rain from a hurricane winds like 50 to 70 MPH ,tornado warnings all around us. Was worried abut the tornados but we were next to a solid concrete bath house looked very well built. Would have pro ally gone there if anything. But my Eagle weathered that storm like a champ barely moving in the wind. I was gratefully to have the camper and such a well made brand. Well anyway for the rest of that trip it rained day and night. There was not much to do in the area either. So we played in the rain , rented a golf cart and made it work. And let me tell you it was real nice having a place to come back to with heat that was warm and dry. We actually left a day early because the rain. That was the worst tearing camp down in the rain. Everything wet putting it away. It did not stop raining and we did not see sun until we got back to NY. Glad we were not trying to tent camp that week. Absolutely love my Eagle.
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Old 01-19-2014, 09:08 PM   #33
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We have no regrets & no apologies! We worked hard for this & always wanted a cottage, place on the lake, winter home in Fla, etc. Now we have all of things at once and more because we can go to any part of the country we want to & set up camp & enjoy being close to nature, fishing, going to the casino, art fairs, national parks, whatever we want to do! Could we do it in a tent? Yes, but it's going to be kind of hard to snowbird in a tent, lol! I say to each his own & live & let live. I just choose to live a lot more comfy!
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Old 01-19-2014, 09:18 PM   #34
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I would say you can't snowbird in a tent! I would think that would grow old real fast, lol!
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Old 01-19-2014, 09:26 PM   #35
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I would say it's difficult to say the least to snowbird or take extended trips in a tent once you're in the 60 year range! I mean, I guess you could, but really, wouldn't that get old fast? And who wants to look ridiculous? It's hard enough growing old with grace as it is!!!
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Yes it would be hard to be a snow bird in a tent, that would get old quick. I was also wondering when you guys are hooked to the city water. How many of you use regulators. I use a 50 to 55 psi reg. I have used one since my old camper and still on the new one. Never have I tried without it. Is there greater pressure to the water system without it, like in the shower. They say thers trailere have plumbing that is very similarr to how a house is plumbed. Any how I consider what we do camping. We still enjoy the outdoor life, but are alittle more comfy when its time to go in.
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Old 01-20-2014, 06:55 PM   #37
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The way I see it, I finally got my cabin in the woods. I just so happens to have wheels!!
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