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RE: Is Your Insurance Company on Your Side?

Like I have said many times you are covered for everything except one thing.. That one thing is what ever went wrong. I have never had a claim that my insurance company covered. Never! I have had many insurance companies. As of right now I have Progressive. They cover everything except one thing> Progressive didn't bat an eye at paying for replacing the windshield and passenger side window in our previous coach a few years ago following a bird strike. And there was no rate increase at renewal time. OK then I have hope.. I have never filed a claim with them 99.9% of all animal impacts are settled under the Comprehensive portion of your physical damage coverage. 99% (or there abouts) of Comp claims don't result in rate increases.
bodyshop bob 08/12/16 07:57pm General RVing Issues
RE: What generator to get?

I was just about to pull the trigger on the open frame Champion 3500 from a big box retailer because it was a great price (less than $300) but the specs said it ran at 68db. I went to a tool rental place and had them start an open frame genny with the same Db specs and 68Db's is loud. Too loud even 20 feet away from the camper. I'm glad I waited -- now Champion has a dual fuel inverter type 3400 max watts that runs at 59Db's. I'm waiting for the Fall sale and I'm buying that sucker. It's quite a bit more expensive ($1k). BTW -- decibel rating is progressive. There is a big difference bwtn 59Db's and 68Db's. There are some other off-brands sold by big box retailers that have great prices and horrid reviews. I'm pretty convinced Champion is a great buy dollar for dollar. Honda/Yamaha have stellar reputations but stellar prices, too.
bodyshop bob 06/02/16 07:15am General RVing Issues
RE: Atlanta Georgia camping

Thanks everyone for the responses. I decided to go with Stone mountain. I will have my toddler with me, and it looked like it had lots to offer. Take LOTS of leveling blocks and/or wood as the sites at Stone Mtn are famous for being horribly out of level.
bodyshop bob 06/02/16 07:00am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: st. George island florida state park

Sites 43 & 44 are very large. I think 44 has a bit more shade. It's a fairly long walk to the beach. There is parking close to the beach. 2 small convenient stores on the Island with limited selection. Across the bridge into Apalachicola there's an IGA. The raccoons are determined little pests so be careful with trash. If you're in pretty good shape the long, long walk along the beach toward the point with Dog Island (I think) is an amazing hike for the shells and just the Robinson Crusoe feeling of being abandoned on a deserted isle. Some locals and folks in the know drive thru the interior of the island to reach the point due to the great fishing but the "road" is just loose sand and brush and requires 4WD and experience. If you like something different hike behind the CG into the interior toward the bay and look for Osprey nest and learn about the turpentine. There was 0 cell phone service when we were there 4 yrs ago. If you enjoy being connected to the world be prepared for isolation.
bodyshop bob 06/02/16 06:56am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: COE sites North Georgia

Ivylog offered some good advice for North Georgia. If you are set on COE CG off Lake Lanier use either Duckett Mill or Bolding Mill. Duckett has easier access back to the main highway. Helen is about an hour north of Duckett. Both Duckett and Bolding have beautiful sites with great lake views/access. Both have Water/Elec only. One thing to consider - although season dates vary year-to-year the COE just started keeping Bolding open all year. Duckett closes very early in the year. (early September). On edit -- you asked about other interesting things in the area -- Toccoa, GA -- where the 501st did boot camp (think Band of Brothers) Toccoa has a very interesting museum dedicated to the Army Air Corp base that was there in the '40's. Trout fishing -- just outside of Helen is a stocked, trophy stream that has massive rainbow trout. Special regulations apply and reservations required. A very enjoyable experience.
bodyshop bob 12/10/15 08:55am RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Should I submit an insurance claim

Too late to change your claim now. Once you called ,it is on record! This is not exactly true - If you cancel the claim and the insurance company doesn't write a check then there isn't any activity and you won't be liable for a rate increase.
bodyshop bob 11/02/15 03:26pm General RVing Issues
RE: camping in Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge tn

Well -- if you just want big sites, with good privacy, free wifi and full hook-ups and can live without a bathhouse or a campground store then Up the Creek RV park outside of Pigeon Forge is a great choice. The pooch will like the dog run and the open green spaces at the front of the campground.
bodyshop bob 11/02/15 02:57pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
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