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Tent Trailer will travel

Discussion in 'Travel' started by mountainwolfpup, Jan 29, 2010.

  1. Jan 29, 2010 at 9:35 AM
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    mountainwolfpup

    mountainwolfpup [OP] Living the dream !!!

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    OK, I live in the Northwest and right now the temps are back up in the 50s again and I guess that gets me thinking about Spring Break road trips down the coast and all the cool places I can go and camp in our tent trailer.

    Anyway, I wanted to get an idea of what other Tacoma owners take camping and where... especially tent trailers. Of course, I've spent most of my life tent camping and tent less camping out of my shell too... but marriage does things to a man I guess :)

    Here's mine. Now show me yours!

    Bar View Jetty, Oregon (great beach campground about an hour from Portland)
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    Beacon Rock State Park, Oregon (about 15 minutes from Portland - in the scenic Columbia Gorge)
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    Lockett Meadow, Arizona (about 30 minutes from Flagstaff, inside the caldera of the San Francisco Peaks!)
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  2. Feb 14, 2010 at 12:41 PM
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    aficianado

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    nice! my bro has the E3. but he pulls it with a diesel. i might get one like yours. super light?
     
  3. Feb 14, 2010 at 12:42 PM
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    chris4x4

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    Get that thing down here Dwight!!!!

    Lets hit the Colorado!!
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  4. Feb 14, 2010 at 1:39 PM
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    SamSter0077

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    I have quite a few pics as we go camping every other weekend.. but they are on the other computer.

    Texas Renaissance festival 2009
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    Matagorda Beach
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    BVORR 2009 when I first got the truck..
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  5. Feb 14, 2010 at 1:50 PM
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    Tsenekos

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    great pics Oregon is one of my favorite states for camping besides British Columbia, we don't have a tent trailer yet still tenting but I really like the tent trailers:)
     
  6. Feb 14, 2010 at 1:51 PM
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    07trd4x4

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    Love the pictures
     
  7. Feb 14, 2010 at 4:09 PM
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    great pics.we camped out of a pop up for years.love them.many good stories and memories.have no camper now,got a mobile home at the beach to go to.
     
  8. Feb 15, 2010 at 4:38 PM
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    TimS

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    Wow, we just grabbed a cobalt right before xmas. Can't wait to use it. What kind of racks have you got on the cobalt? Also, how are they mounted? Great pictures. Our first trip will take us to Newfoundland this early summer right after school is out. Thanks for the post.
     
  9. Feb 15, 2010 at 7:39 PM
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    I really like the Starcraft pop-up campers, don't know the model. They look rugged and have room for a quad. I'm going this weekend and I cannot wait! Couldn't attach a picture, but I have a couple on my profile. Happy camping.

    Lion Country Safari (59).jpg
     
  10. Feb 15, 2010 at 8:06 PM
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    JeffRock

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    I take this thing camping.
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    lol!
    I have an old pup/tent trailer 1983 to be exact. it' paid for, but needs roof work done.
    If you have a pup, check this site out!
    very helpfull!
    http://www.popupportal.com
     
  11. Feb 16, 2010 at 5:18 AM
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    Nice Rig, what does that weigh?? Tongue weight?

    It's all good! I frequent (or used to) Popup Explorer.. "PUX".. haven't posted there in a long time. Ever since I got hooked on TW anyways.
     
  12. Feb 16, 2010 at 5:26 AM
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    Damn Sam, That's nice. I wish I could find a camper like that.
     
  13. Feb 16, 2010 at 5:29 AM
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    It's actually my Second, got a great deal on it USED.

    here is my first.. we took this thing everywhere!

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  14. Feb 16, 2010 at 5:38 AM
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    Looks like fun, I will have to check out getting one.
     
  15. Feb 16, 2010 at 5:38 AM
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    Nice...Im gonna have to find a deal on one.
     
  16. May 11, 2010 at 7:23 PM
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    Guys I have the chance to get this 2010 forest river rockwood for $5,200 new. It has 20,000 btu furnace,heated mattress's and 3 way fridge

    It's for me and the wife and our 20lb. dog

    Are these good campers to start out with?

    I never had a camper before...we don't need lots of room we don't have any kids just the pooch:)

    financing will be through bank of america at 9.50% for 5 years like $106.00 a month

    Des this sound like a good deal?

    Thanks for any info on this forest river pop-up
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  17. May 11, 2010 at 7:30 PM
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    (one serious campers opinion:D) - A $3500.00 02 Coleman Sante Fe is a better pup. I started with the Flagstaff (flaggstaff/rockwood identical) in 2008.. after 9 months of serious camping, I broke a leaf and countless other things.. Traded it for an 07 Fleetwood/coleman.. Much better quality.

    The heated mattresses on the Flagstaff are Kick Ass though in the cold. Coleman doesn't do that, but you can buy heated mattress pads that work great from Wally world for about 99$

    Coleman has a patent on their lift, if one cable breaks the roof does NOT come slamming down. All the other brands use a GOSHEN lift..

    good lift system info here: http://www.customcylindersintinc.com/camper_trailer_roof_lift_system.htm

    and Great PUP FORUM here: http://www.google.com/url?q=http://...MoADAA&usg=AFQjCNGYRE8QxrqPRlqtjXiZo_hgfYzuEw
     
  19. Feb 28, 2013 at 7:29 PM
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    ya I have a 84 sunvalley . coleman had it since 1989. still works great. pull it with my 08 double cab. like it's not there.would love to get a newer one.
     
  20. Apr 3, 2013 at 9:11 PM
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    Cave Lake State Park in Ely, NV is perfect for a tent trailer. I rented one and took it up there last August. Great temps and they have free hot water showers.
     
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