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RE: Forts visited or worth visiting

Fort Davis, Texas link
Tom Trostel 02/27/15 09:15pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: How difficult is it to get a title?

The state of Maine will register a travel trailer to a non-resident. If it's older than 15 years or weighs less than 3000 lbs. they do not issue a title. You pay sales tax of 5.5%, fill out paper work that is notarized, and provide a bill of sale. You get a license plate and a paper the is an official "State of Maine Vehicle Registration". Check online with Haskell Registration Agency.
Tom Trostel 02/25/15 05:54pm Travel Trailers
RE: Scamp Owners?

There are people who full time in small fiberglass eggs. blog link
Tom Trostel 02/12/15 09:01pm Travel Trailers
RE: Favorite hand held meal?

Frito pie made in an individual bag of Fritos. That's chili, shredded cheese, onion, and Fritos mixed together and eaten with a spoon.
Tom Trostel 02/01/15 02:02pm Camp Cooks and Connoisseurs
RE: New Snow Birds Looking For Help

HEB is the largest grocery store chain in the southern half of Texas. Good prices, great selections and service. Based in San Antonio. I think Mr. Butt didn't use his last name for obvious reasons.
Tom Trostel 02/01/15 01:53pm Travel Trailers
RE: Bush Library information

Left out of the above discussion is Cedar Hill State Park. It's very nice and located in southwest Dallas county. The Bush Library is on the SMU campus in University Park, TX. It is 23 miles from Cedar Hill to SMU, 29 miles from McKinney to SMU, and 35 miles from Melissa to SMU. Cedar Hill State Park
Tom Trostel 01/16/15 09:42pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: 13" tires

The only 13" tire I buy is the Maxxis M8008 radial.
Tom Trostel 01/07/15 09:04pm General RVing Issues
RE: Maxxis Ue-168

Many owners on the Casita forums use the Maxxis UE168 and report zero problems. Other options for 14" non ST tires are Hankook RA08 and Kumho Radial 857. I use the Kumho on my Bigfoot and have been very pleased.
Tom Trostel 12/28/14 06:15am Travel Trailers
RE: Dallas area campgrounds

Cedar Hill State Park is nice and located in Dallas County. The DFW area very large so it would help if we knew what part you need to be near. The Vineyards is very nice but pricey and not in Dallas County. In fact, none of the above campgrounds is in Dallas County. Cedar Hill SP
Tom Trostel 12/05/14 09:00pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Recommendations on a Small and Light TT

Profdant, Have you looked at EggCamper? 6'7" inside. EggCamper
Tom Trostel 12/04/14 09:56pm Travel Trailers
RE: US 285 Ft. Worth to Amarillo

There are 2 very nice state rest areas on this route. One is near Quanah and the other near Hedley. Also there's a good RV park at Goodlett, Ole Town Cotton Gin RV.
Tom Trostel 09/30/14 08:31pm Roads and Routes
RE: Austin, TX to Orlando, FL

It's a long haul but can be done. We did Disney spring break 2014 and drove Orlando to Mobile the 1st day and Mobile to Dallas the 2nd day.
Tom Trostel 08/26/14 08:29pm Roads and Routes
RE: New Orleans, Beer Snobs - need help

Abita Turbodog
Tom Trostel 08/19/14 08:11pm Camp Cooks and Connoisseurs
RE: Travel Trailer graphics faded

The original vinyl stripes on our 1980 Bigfoot were orange and olive green. The green was faded and the strips did not go over the door or frig vent. I masked the edges and used Krylon Fusion hunter green on the olive and Rust-Oleum seafoam spray can on the orange. Five year in the Texas and they still look good. original new
Tom Trostel 07/26/14 05:08am Travel Trailers
RE: Wichita to Custer National Battlefield

We enjoyed a stop a Fort Robinson State Park in far northwest Nebraska. Photos of Ft. Robinson
Tom Trostel 07/13/14 08:59pm Roads and Routes
RE: What is the oldest thing you take with you camping or rving?

My uncle, Roy McMillan, bought a Dietz Comet kerosene lantern with money from his first major league baseball contract in 1954. I now have it and use it often.
Tom Trostel 07/11/14 09:04pm General RVing Issues
RE: Toll Road Suprise

The Texas toll systems have a minimum total amount before you are mailed a bill. If you never reach that total, you're never billed. They are very lax with enforcement. Lately there are several news stories of unpaid bills over $50,000.
Tom Trostel 06/29/14 06:55am Roads and Routes
RE: campgrounds western arkansas

You might also look at Beavers Bend State Park in far southeast Oklahoma (near Idabel). It looks and feels like Arkansas and the river below Beaver Lake is stocked with trout.
Tom Trostel 06/29/14 05:15am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Toll Road Suprise

The 3 Texas toll systems (DFW, Houston, Austin) use only toll cameras and know if you are towing or not.
Tom Trostel 06/14/14 10:01pm Roads and Routes
RE: snacks to share while at campfire..

Roast marshmallow over fire, while hot, dip it in a glass of Bailey's Irish Cream, eat. Simple and good.
Tom Trostel 06/12/14 03:07am Camp Cooks and Connoisseurs
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