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RE: Terrible Experience - EZ Living RV Braidwood, IL

I live very close to that dealership. In 3 hours I could be at the FR plant in the Elkhart area. That's where I would go. I know it is a big PITA to do that, and will cost a good bit in round trip (probably two trips) tow fuel and maybe an overnight hotel and meals, but you should sleep better if you do so. We are communicating with Forest River. So far they have been much more helpful and respectful than EZ Living. They seem very interested in our experience with EZ Living. I agree with snowman9000, Take lots of Piks and "communicate" with both forest river and EZ Living. Unit is new and under warranty. If a deal can be make with FR directly so much the better. You have time at least with it being off season. Sorry about this, hope this gets resolved. Mike
mdcamping 12/03/16 07:34am General RVing Issues
RE: Pennsylvania RV campgrounds

About 16 yrs ago we did a camping trip to Ausable Chasm in NY. This was another self proclaimed Grand Canyon. I would bet there's a bunch more scattered about the country. Mike
mdcamping 11/12/16 06:43am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Northeast Snow Campgrounds Open?

In NH this one is worth checking out, Meredith Woods Mike
mdcamping 11/08/16 08:22pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Campgrounds near Washington D.C.?

We are looking to do a couple of nights somewhere and sightsee DC during day. Do not want to drive longer than 30 minutes. Thanks As mentioned, at Cherry Hill, the only driving will be from your campsite to the campground parking lot next to the campground Metro bus terminal... not a bad deal! :C Also as mentioned, take the daily 4pm travel class at the campground community room, found it to be very informative. Mike
mdcamping 10/29/16 08:46am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Traded in the Class C

Sorry to see you leave, I enjoyed reading your posts. Hope you get lots of sun on the beach and enjoy those grand kids! Mike
mdcamping 10/27/16 07:29pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: Best lobster in Maine

Well back from trip to New England and Red's Eats is the one for lobster rolls! Took about an hour and a half but worth the wait. Also toured a mansion while in the town where Red's is located and very interesting. Thanks for the tips! I hope the Lobster roll was better than the seafood from Tennessee! ;) :B Glad you enjoyed our corner of the country! :C Mike
mdcamping 10/26/16 08:19pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: RV park reviews hijacked?

I have already cleared the history & cookies from Safari & turned off the phone to reset it several times... Any other suggestions? Thanks! Could try posting the question on the RVPR forum. They are usually good about helping out with IT issues. Mike
mdcamping 10/25/16 06:54pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Winter Camping Close To New York?

This has probably been mentioned but Meredith Woods in NH is real nice, there's something about a heated indoor pool in mid winter with a snowy landscape that makes this place attractive! :C Mike
mdcamping 10/22/16 08:23am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: After camping 60+ years, finally ran into the ultimate ....

Sorry to hear about that! I've encountered a few people like that - they just go and take what they want, and act surprised when they are called on it. Sometimes they back down, sometimes they get riled up - embarrassed maybe? - and get into an angry rant. Then, when they "win", they brag about it later. I tend to not associate with those people. I had to teach my children, many years back, that there are times when everybody needs a "Hey, Mack" moment.....like the guy trying to back through a lane of cars during the Christmas shopping season at the mall, trying to knab a spot 100 yds back......."Hey, Mack, we don't do it like that" was all that needed to be said. Heck I remember a Hey Mack moment, about 14 yrs ago I was driving through the interior roads at campground in PA, I was totally thinking about something else/forgetting where I was, all of a sudden I see someone rightfully yelling at me to SLOW DOWN. Lesson was learned. It happens to everyone. Mike
mdcamping 10/20/16 07:51pm General RVing Issues
RE: How do you define too expensive?

we prefer more natural settings and most private RV parks don't have that. so, most public campgrounds are usually cheaper and provide that natural setting that we like. We lean towards that direction also. The only problem we encounter (because space is limited in our TT and we have to use our shower for storage) is most state/public campgrounds that we have been to on the east coast, bathroom and showers are cleaned poorly, to infrequently or sometimes not at all. Here on the east coast private campgrounds on a whole seem to do a better job on said above, so sometimes that ways in on our thinking when choosing a campground. Mike
mdcamping 10/19/16 03:40pm General RVing Issues
RE: How do you define too expensive?

Though I haven't read all six pages, For me I try not to look at the name of the campground. I look at what it has to offer for us. The location. Is the facility maintained, place clean, staff friendly? and of course price to some extent. We try to find the best balance, and the campgrounds that get our repeat business, usually are the places where there is little to sacrifice on said above. Mike
mdcamping 10/18/16 07:52pm General RVing Issues
RE: Blowing Lines

Air & Hydronics don't go hand & hand. I just flush out my lines with the pink stuff. Mike
mdcamping 10/16/16 07:35am General RVing Issues
RE: Poll

When it gets dark or just before bed we close the shades. Morning, all shades get opened, I personally like the light coming into the trailer, gives it a more open feeling. Mike
mdcamping 10/15/16 11:41am RV Lifestyle
RE: Another season has ended

Sitting by the fire now on a cool crisp evening, this is our last trip for this year. We did manage to get in 8 trips, 2 of which my boys came along. This weekend will probably be winterizing... Have already booked 3 trips for next year! Mike
mdcamping 10/10/16 05:24pm General RVing Issues
RE: Beach Camping in the East

Assateague is well worth it. That said it's almost impossible to book a w/e site. We booked 365 days in advance for 4 nights and had to split on 2 different w/e sites, everything was just about grabbed. Mike
mdcamping 10/09/16 08:39am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: summer in north east

We are a retired couple, 66 & 56, going to summer (July-September) this year in the northeast. We have traveled most of the south and northwest for extended periods in our travel trailer but we've never traveled the northeast. We're thinking of starting in Maine, traveling east to Vermont, Toronto and northern NY, and then on through New England. Our thought is to use RV parks for our base, staying in each for a week or so and explore the surrounding area, at times tent camping. We're in the beginning stages of planning and would appreciate any suggestions, must see/do, cautions, etc you can offer. Specific questions are. Do RV parks allow one to be absent from trailer for 2 or so days? We are retired military. We are looking at military campgrounds but there do not seem to be many with RV spaces. Are there parks that offer discounts? Should we make advance reservations at each stop in order to ensure space for our trailer or can we wing it a bit? What would you recommend as a basic itinerary? Ray and Nanette Texas To each is own but in New England you can get a lot of ground coverage by using just one base camp before moving to the next area or state, but that's just my 2 cents. As far as itinerary (in no particular order), Acadia, ME, Cape Cod, MA (off season if possible) Boston MA, White Mountains, NH , Newport RI. And my personal favorite in VT for relaxing, hiking, biking, kayaking, swimming and enjoying nature, Winhall Brook COE Also, RV Park Reviews is a great tool for reserching campgrounds Good luck, have fun and safe travels! :C Mike
mdcamping 10/04/16 07:49pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Hurricane Matthew

I'm keeping a close eye on this... Thursday we leave for Fisherman's Memorial Campground in RI. Stay Safe everyone Mike
mdcamping 10/04/16 07:12pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Slide out broke?

We have a Rockwood Roo that we took out camping. I will try to explain what happened. When we went to pull out the slide, the slide out channel broke? It is approx 5 ft. long that slides over a small channel. The Roo dealership where we usually does not carry it. Anyone know of somewhere in NW or northern Indiana that would take care of this? Pete's rv is way to slow and never got back to us with previous issues. Thanks. Shot in the dark if you haven't already tried, try googling a local "Rv service" only repair shop. Mike
mdcamping 09/25/16 06:18pm Hybrid Travel Trailers
RE: Etiquette in Camping

We have been lucky, only once did we have family flagrantly cutting through our site. Set our picnic table and my truck in a blocking pattern to give them the hint. Mike
mdcamping 09/24/16 08:33pm Beginning RVing
RE: I won't be back

I was at the Hershey RV show and stayed at the Hershey park resort. The normal rates are $49 but because of the show it was $89. I have never paid over $45/night . Everyone complained of unlevel sights and the only good thing about the park was the restrooms. I didn't pay $89 to hang out in a bathroom! Also when we made our reservations our credit was stolen at this park. I will never be back to this park and I hope others will make a statement too. As posted earlier huge event similar to camping on a holiday weekend. add to the fact some unlucky events. I have had one or two camping trips go up in flames too, it happens to everyone. Please post a "objective" review at RV Park Reviews, help your fellow RVers. Again sorry to hear about your bad experience. Mike
mdcamping 09/24/16 08:01am Rallies, Shows and Gatherings
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