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RE: Best time of year for the Florida Keys?

I just booked a week (April 12-18) at Curry Hammock SP. Someone must have cancelled; now I need to fill in a week or so both sides of that week. We will be coming from Alabama down the Gulf coast to the Keys and then up the Atlantic coast and back home. Any suggestions? We made plans for Curry Hammock for next July for 4 nights. It's really the only time we can make it down there with a kid in school. A lot of people mentioned October. One thing to remember is that Fantasy Fest goes on around October every year in Key West. So if you are not ok with public nudity/lewdness, then you might want to stay in the park or not go during that time...
wbwood 12/19/14 12:17am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Feeling pretty good about KOA Wilmington NC

We like the Wilmington (NC) KOA too! Us too
wbwood 12/19/14 12:07am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Unicoi State Park - UPCOMING Late October

Last time we were at Unicoi (2010 or 2011), we had a FHU site. We had to register at the Lodge (in previous visits years before, we registered at the store). They just told us what site we had. Of course it was packed then, so there may of not been any choices left. About time we make another trip back. My granfather (Abernathy) was from the area there. Helen means a lot to my family.
wbwood 10/28/14 11:53am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Myrtle Beach Travel Park

If I remember correctly, those around the lake within the trees will make you forget you are at the beach...you will feel like you are forest camping...lol
wbwood 10/28/14 11:49am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Winning the RV campsite lottery

I had been looking at going to one of our favorites (apparently everyone else's now as well), Stone Mountain State Park in North Carolina. I've tried to book a site for a weekend for an entire month out. Last monday while at work, I was getting ready to go to lunch when something told me to go to their reservations site. I did and there was one site that was available (apparently canceled) available. I jumped on it! It was for the follwoign weekend (this pas one) and was great as usual. Perfect weather. High in mid 60's, lows in 40's....perfect!
wbwood 10/28/14 11:47am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Winston-Salem, North Carolina campgrounds?

chrisbailey, we like Tanglewood as you can tell by our post above yours, but I have to disagree with something you said...You said the sites were moderately level. There is not a level site in the park.
wbwood 10/24/14 09:16am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Myrtle Beach Travel Park

Haven't stayed there, but drove through and was told that the sites close to be beach can sometimes flood...
wbwood 10/24/14 09:00am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: New here...campgrounds that do not allow campfires

No "wood burning" fires at Tanglewood RV park in Clemons NC (near Winston-Salem).
wbwood 10/18/14 08:14pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: New here...campgrounds that do not allow campfires

I believe Ocean Lakes in Myrtle Beach does not allow campfires nor do Myrtle Beach Travel park. You may get some better answers if you tell us what part of the US you want to camp in. after all it's more than 2 thousand miles across.. You can at ocean lakes.
wbwood 10/18/14 08:13pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Leveling Clarification

I often find that I need raise only one corner, meaning one or three blocks for a front corner, two or six for a rear. I think the first block is 1 1/2 inches, one inch gain for each additional later. Most of the time I get where I want to be with 3/4" plywood, no blocks. For our driveway, we will need them for all four tires. Now that I know each one is about an inch tall, I just need to go out and measure to see how many we will need. For long term parking, I would go with wood blocks...
wbwood 10/13/14 08:39am Beginning RVing
RE: Leveling Clarification

Nekkidfish...we have a class c as well and the Lynx levelers.. we have 3 sets of them and sometimes its not enough to be perfectly level...if it's a short trip, then close enough is good....if a week long, we will want it pretty close to perfect. All 3 sets on the front at Fancy Gap, VA http://i1080.photobucket.com/albums/j331/brianwood69/dbb519b4-5c5d-4a34-a614-968219a56dd0.jpg
wbwood 10/13/14 08:34am Beginning RVing
RE: Electric question

I had a Jamboree and the plug was there if you got a generator. There was no transfer switch, you just plugged your cord in to the genny there. They called it prewired for a generator. That's how my friends 2014 winnie Class C is also....
wbwood 10/09/14 08:16am Beginning RVing
RE: When to Dump??

This has been beat to death, but here I go anyway.... I know it's recommended to dump ONLY when the Black Tank is full. However, we do so little camping during the school year and it's only me or me/son a weekend here and there, it might literally be 4 MONTHS before the tank gets full. I do be sure we use plenty of water. If you are going periodically (not very often), then I would do as others stated...fill the tank up with water and dump. While you might think you are ok and will be camping again soon, things change...trips get canceled. We dump before going home, no matter when the next trip is. If we are going to another campground, then no, move on and dump when necessary or before heading home.
wbwood 10/09/14 08:14am Beginning RVing
RE: Doing the math ....

At the end of the day, we felt we got a great deal and I know we will enjoy the hell out of it. I've been with my father when he has bought many cars....he was a tough negotiator. Would not hesitate to walk away. I followed the same suit. My wife hated going with me...We would got to 10 dealerships and walk out of 9 of them with nothing...hours spent back and forth....then one day, several years ago...my father and I were talking about buying cars. I couldn't believe my ears. He said that a good deal is when the buyer and seller are happy. What!? After all that time of headaches and trying to get the lowest price possible, he softens up and gives the best advice ever? Well now it's my motto. The worse thing to do is to ask what others pay for their units or to listen to what others say they paid for it. It's like finding out that a coworker makes more money than you. Enjoy what you did, what you have and never look back and second guess.
wbwood 10/07/14 02:57pm Beginning RVing
RE: Myrtle Beach during Christmas

Already got my golf cart heater and just need to order the clear cover. Tks You need a solid color cover to cover them colors on that golf cart....I'll send you an "ORANGE" one....heheh
wbwood 10/07/14 02:47pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: pet fees?

On the other hand, I don't care too much for those who bring numerous dogs and set up fences and etc outside. those fences are a joke if your dog doesn't way more than, say, 8 lbs :) :) at a cg they had 2 big labs in a knee high gold fencing around their concrete site area. Dogs towered over it :B Obviously these were good dogs, but it ONLY TAKES one instant when that muttley decides to not be a good dog and over/thru that little baby barrier it goes. Mst of the time, it is the little yappers that way 8lbs or less and they are usually the noisiest.
wbwood 10/07/14 12:41pm General RVing Issues
RE: pet fees?

Being a pet owner, I view this in different ways. First of all, I don't mind a pet fee, but the park needs to be priced otherwise to meet the amenities. Just like when the State of Virginia was charging $5/pet and their fees for a start park already was higher than other states. Plus you could get a site elsewhere at a private opark with more amenities for the same price or less. On the other hand, I don't care too much for those who bring numerous dogs and set up fences and etc outside. It would be different if they didn't yap all day long or everytime they see another dog or a person walks by. But thats just my opinion.
wbwood 10/07/14 07:15am General RVing Issues
RE: RV antifreeze in BW tank

Bumpy. It was meant to say they stand behind it 100%. I was going to have them do it where they just blow out the lines and put antifreeze in the traps. But hey had stopped doing it that way. They still blow out the lines, but they also run antifreeze through the lines. They said they can only guarantee it that way.
wbwood 10/06/14 04:21pm General RVing Issues
RE: RV antifreeze in BW tank

For your black tank. Remember water expands when it freezes. So ask yourself. Will 5 gal in a 40 gal tank expand enough to fill over fill the tank with ice? Answer. NO. so flush is as normal, and leave the 5 gal in it to prevent the dreaded black tank dry syndrome. And don't worry any more about it. I have always left 5 gal in the black tank. No problems. There is plenty of room for expansion. Was told the same thing by our dealer who winterized ours last year. They stand behind winterizing it 100%.
wbwood 10/06/14 12:51pm General RVing Issues
RE: Travel Lunches Non-Heat Non-Fridge?

Vienna Sausages, Potted Meat, Beanie Weenies, saltine crackers....
wbwood 10/06/14 12:48pm Camp Cooks and Connoisseurs
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