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mtnman1989

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Posted: 11/23/06 08:10am Link  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I dont know how many of you use packing list but we could not live without them. I have one for all different trips. They are easy when you have a pc. You can just print one out a few days in advance and you never forget anything. I will share a couple with you.


Here is one we use the day before we go camping:


Day before leaving

Load routes into GPS
GPS & Remote
GPS 110 wire
GPS data wire
GPS 12 volt wire
Handlebar mount

Outside:

Check Air in Tires
Load bikes
Load generator
Hook up camper to truck
Check lights
Leveling blocks
Kerosene
Jack & handle
Firewood & poker
Mount GPS in vehicle
Tractor in garage
Park car under patio

CHECK:

Oil
Water
Tires
Tag
Inspection

GARAGE:

Lock bikes & keys
Lock cabinet
Unplug door opener
Unplug bug light
Air comp off
Bolts in doors
Plug in siren
Alarm to phone line
Lights off
Lock garage

HOUSE

Stop Mail
Dehumidifier
Put valuables in safe
Set VCR
Shut down computer
Plug in siren
Alarm to phone line
Set answer machine to T/S
Set thermostat
Close windows

CAMPER:

Pack camper
Generator
Water
Firewood & poker
Jack & handle
Wood blocks
Heater
Newspaper
Kerosene
Cooler
Turn on refer
Put water in holding tank
Put water in toilet





Here is our general list, we use it for all travels(car, truck motorcycles or camper):


HOUSE


CLOTHES BAG:

Pants
Shirts
Underwear
Socks
Shoes
Slippers
Watch
Hair dryer
Plastic bags
Laundry bag
Clock
Towels
Wash Cloths
Garbage Bags
Toilet Tissue



SHAVING KIT:

Toothbrush
Toothpaste
Deodorant
Shampoo
Conditioner
Soap
Hairbrush
Q-tips
Vitamins
Aspirin
Maalox
Tums
Cup
Contacts
Solution
Case contacts
Chap stick
Drops
Benedryl
Equal

MAKEUP BAG



OTHER:

Snacks
Money/Check
Coffee
Coffee Cups
Coffee maker
Creamer
Drinks
Spoon
Cooler
Ice packs
Boo’s
Paper towels
Reading glasses
Direction/notes
Flashlight
Map (all states)
Hats
Spot light
Gun
Tools
Water
Palm Pilot
Calling Card
Laptop PC



GEAR BAG:

Weather radio
GPS & Remote
Radios/chg
Cell phone/charger
Binoculars
Camera
Scanner
Laptop Power cords
GPS Power cords
Camera card reader



HOT WEATHER:

Suntan lotion
Sea breeze
T-shirts



COLD WEATHER:

Warm up suit
Thick socks
Boots
Gloves



FOOD



CAMPER:

Generator
Water
Firewood & poker
Jack & handle
Wood blocks
Heater
Newspaper
Kerosene
Cooler
Heat Blanket





LOCK UP HOUSE

Stop Mail
Dehumidifier
Dead bolt doors
Water heater
Set thermostat
Set VCR
Shut down computer
Plug in siren
Alarm to phone line
Set Security System
Set answer to T/S

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Great List.
When we leave we have to add one more item. Stop Newspaper Delivery. After being gone over a month and not stopping delivery. Well, you can imagine the mess.[emoticon]


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millerfamily

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Here is mine I can't remember anything now days
AFTER you buy the RV You need STUFF.
But not all this stuff, just the stuff you need.
bed conforter(s)
Towels
Face Cloths
Beach Towels
Table Cloth
Tea Towels
Cleaning Cloths
Hot Pad

MEDICAL KIT
Pain Killers
Sun lotion
Sprain Lineament

First aid kit:
First aid kits are designed to treat minor abrasions and wounds. It is highly recommended that you carry one . In the event of a serious accident, leave medical treatment to professionals. A minimum recommendation for a first aid kit consists of the following items:
1. One pair of disposable protective gloves;
2. A pair of scissors or a knife;
3. Three 2-1/4" square adhesive wound dressings;
4. One 3' x 3' x 4' triangular bandage (you may substitute an old bed sheet);
5. One 22" x 30" sterile dressing;
6. Two 3" x 4" sterile compress dressings (you may substitute two sanitary napkins);
7. One 2-1/2" by 3' combination elastic/adhesive bandage;
8. One roll of fir staid quality adhesive tape;
9. Five small self adhesive bandages; and
10. A tube of topical antibiotic ointment.

Initial Kitchen and Bathroom Inventory Checklist

Aspirin [his & hers]
A medium hand made / lettered cardboard sign , hang on string necklace, around your neck, for after an unsuccessful backing or parking
[ yes DEAR , I *know* there is a difference between Whoa & Go]
Baking soda
Bath towels & racks
Toilet potpourri spray [2 ea.]
Can opener

Coffee Pots & filters
Containers to store leftover foods & stuff
[ 10 ea., 18 oz plastic peanut butter jars with screw lids :-)) ]
Cooking pot set & lids
Cooking pot steamer basket insert [doubles as colander]
Deodorant
Food chopper processor small electric
Hand lotion & soap
Holding tanks chemicals
Insect repellent spray & pest strips
Knives
Lip balm
Measuring cups
Misc. kitchen tools & gadgets
Mixer small, hand-held electric mixer
Napkins
Paper towels
Peroxide or antiseptic
Personal items
Pie & baking tins [measure RV oven]
Plastic wrap and foil
Pot holders
Salt and Pepper
Serving bowls
Shampoo
Sponges
Sugar or substitute
Sunscreen & sun block
Table settings (plates, cups, silverware)
Throwaway baking / roasting bags
Toaster
Toilet paper [RV type]
Tissues & wet wipes
Toiletry kit
Toothpaste
Trash can & trash liners
Trash bags

TOOLS etc.
Gas Lantern
Gas Bottles - spare
Gas Bottle - STOVE
Multiple Outlet Cord
Elec. Cord - Small
Stove Wind Screen
Water Hose & nozzle
Water Jug(s)
Fly Frame & Tarp
Fly Ropes & Pegs
Bungees - Small
Hand Mechanical Tools
Hatchet & Saw
Rope - Spare

These are the items we keep stocked in our travel trailer kitchen's drawers and cabinets. The list is a suggestion, not the gospel. Feel free to copy and edit it for your personal use.

* cutlery set x
* large bread knife x
* paper plate holders x
* dishes x
* bowls x
* mugs x
* ladle x
* tongs x
* serving spoons x
* wooden stirring spoon x
* spatula x
* pizza cutter x
* stove-top toaster x
* can opener x
* bottle opener x
* corkscrew x
* tablecloth holders x
* sponges x
* scrub pads x
* stove-top coffee pot x
* electric coffee pot x
* small sauce pan x
* large sauce pan x
* medium sauce pot x
* frying pan x
* large pot x
* steamer insert x
* pot lids x
* dishpan plastic x
* cutting board x
* measuring cup x
* measuring spoons x
* coffee measurer X
* 1 doz. plastic egg carrier x
washables:

* tablecloth x
* dish cloth X
* dish towels X
* pot holders X
* oven mitt X

replenishables:

* paper towels
* paper plates
* coffee filters
* aluminum foil
* zip lock bags
* plastic wrap
* trash bags
* napkins
* matches
* dish detergent


Chairs - folds
Cooler (s)
Fishing Gear
Road Map (s)
Registration & Insurance data

PERSONAL GEAR
Misc. Nice to Haves and Cockpit extras

Alarm clock small trvel
Hatchet / Army foxhole shovel
Bible & prayer books
Bungee cords [different lengths ]
Extra extension cords , 3 prong
Eyeglass repair kit
Paper clips
Pens and pencils & marling pens
Playing cards & Games [Yahtzee & UNO]
Pocket knife
Rope
Rubber bands
Tape, electrical & duct
Wire

Basic RV Equipment Check list

B-B-Q, supplies & tools
Battery jumper cables
Battery distilled water [1 pint]
Campground directories
Emergency road kit with approved triangle reflectors & flares
Extension cords [3 prong]
Extra bulbs , fuses , spare fuses
Fire extinguisher
First-aid kit
Flashlights and batteries
Folding chairs
Fly & bug sprays
Garden hose W/ nozzle [sewer pipe wash out, green]
Garden hose [ palatable water, white]
Good set of mechanical tools
Hydraulic and/or scissors jack suitable for weight of your vehicle's heaviest tire
Leveling blocks , boards & chocks
Matches & lighter
Road Atlas
Rags
Rubber gloves
Sewer hose with hookup fittings [tool for fitting clamps]
Shovel [Army surplus foxhole shovel]
Spare fuses
Tire pressure gauge
Water hose & filter (designed for drinking water only
Wheel chocks & leveling blocks
Camping List & OPTIONS
Categories of Camping Needs
------------------------------------------------
CAMPING/SLEEPING EQUIPMENT
___ compass
___ lantern/ heater
___ flashlight(s)
___ flashlights (magnilites (2)
___ flashlight batteries (spares)
___ rain fly/windbreak tarp system & stuff sack
___ nylon cord & cord locks (spares)
___ pillow (travel)
___ poncho liner & stuff sack
___ sleeping bag & stuff sack or quilt
___ chair/sling & stuff sack
___ Dirty clothing stuff sack
___ 3M waterproofing spray and seam lock
___ Solar shower
___ Porta-potty or empty quart milk jug W/cap for night urinal

COOKING/EATING EQUIPMENT
___ knife (Buck) & sharpener
___ bags (plastic large garbage)
___ bags (plastic small trash, 1 for every 4-5 days)
___ can opener & corkscrew
___ cooler
___ food
___ cup/beer stein
___ dish towel
___ coffee/insulated mug , creamer, sweetener
___ energy bars/raisins
----- Dinty Moore stew & can of potatoes
___ beans canned
___ fork,knife,plate, spoon(s)
___ jackknife
___ matches waterproof (large wooden stick, kitchen
in empty plastic peanut butter bottle)
___ paper towels
___ pepper/salt
___ pot gripper & pots/skillet
___ soap/scrubber pads
___ stove gas (propane)
___ stove wind screen
___ water bottle(s) (2)
___ water carrier (1 gallon)


CLOTHING M/C Riding Gear
___ boot sock liners
___ boots (canvas mukluks or rubber type)
___ chaps
___ gloves (cold weather)
___ gloves (hot weather)
___ gloves (rubber/rain)
___ gloves (wool liners and dish washing rain gloves)
___ hat (wool)
___ helmet
___ jacket
___ jacket (polypro ski)
___ jacket (wind breaker)
___ jacket liner & stuff sack
___ neck warmer/long scarf
___ pants (leather)
___ pants for riding (Levis/jeans)
___ rain gear (boots, vest, etc.)
___ rain totes rain suit & stuff sack
___ shirts (long sleeve, turtle-neck T-shirts)
___ ski goggles for riding without a helmet
___ ski warm-ups
___ socks (cotton)
___ socks (neoprene)
___ socks (wool)
___ sunglasses
___ sunglasses (spare)
___ underwear (insulated, long johns) Camp Clothes
___ camp shoes/slippers
___ changes of clothes (3-5, rolled up)
___ down vest
___ jeans
___ jeans jacket
___ laundry soap
___ layers of clothing
___ moosehead hat
___ pants
___ shorts
___ socks
___ sweat shirt
___ sweater
___ swimming suit
___ T-shirts
___ underwear
___ warm clothes for evenings/nights
___ washing shorts
___ wind breaker

PERSONAL ITEMS
___ backpack/fanny pack (small)
___ book (paperback)
___ camera & lots of film
___ campground guides
___ cellular phone & some way to charge it
___ chopstick
___ cigarettes (a whole carton...just in case!)
___ contact lens stuff
___ DOD lighter & fluid
___ drivers license
___ fishing gear
___ lotion
___ hand soap
___ insect repellent/bug spray
___ insurance cards (medical)
___ maps
___ medicines
___ membership cards (HOG, AMA, VRC, RPAA, Parks, campgrounds, etc.)
___ mosquito coils
___ negotiable ($$$$$$$$$$$$$$)
___ cash ($25-$30/day/person)___ checkbook
___ credit cards (gas)
___ credit cards (MC/Visa/AmEx/Discover/etc.)
___ credit cards (phone)
___ travelers checks
___ pen/pencil
___ radios/tape players with mini speakers
___ radios/tape players batteries (extras)
___ reading glasses (if you're over 40)
___ sewing kit
___ shampoo
___ snake bite kit
___ sun screen/block
___ suntan lotion
___ tapes/CDs
___ toilet paper in sealed plastic bag
___ toiletries
___ toothbrush
___ toothpaste
___ towel
___ wash cloth
___ watch
___ weather radio

TOOLS
___ sven saw
___ electrical system schematic
___ electrical tape
----- small spray can WD-40
___ emergency warning light (trouble light)
___ fuses (extra)
___ hammer
___ jumper cables
___ Leatherman Tool
___ Knife, multipurpose (Swiss Army)
___ multi meter
___ pliers (channel locks, aka water pump pliers)
___ pliers (needle nose)
___ pliers (standard)
___ screwdrivers (assorted)
___ socket set
___ suspension adjustment tool
------ tape, duct (flatten the spool)
___ tape, Teflon
___ tire inflator
___ tire patch/plug kit
___ tire pressure gauge
___ tire pump (small hand/foot)
___ vise grips
___ wire & alligator clip
___ wrenches (combination)
___ wrenches (crescent 4" and 10"; good ones)
___ wrenches (metric allen)
___ wrench (spark plug)
___ spare parts as desired (i.e., clutch, throttle, and/or brake cables for example)
-Rubber gloves
for handling germy sewer line hoses on occasion.

==============================================


Minimum TOOLS & SPARE PARTS

Tool box
Flashlights (2
Duct tape)
Wheel lug wrench
Vehicle/trailer jack
Tire pressure gauge
Pliers; std. & water pump
Pliers vice grip
Pliers needle nose
Dikes wire cutting/skinning
Tin snips
Small measuring tape
Hacksaw & spare blades
Set of combination & box end wrenches
Crescent wrench
Allen wrench /hex key sets
Crescent wrench, large , for hitch bolts
Pocket knife
Hammers standard & ball peen
Screwdrivers ; std. and phillips
Small electric drill & bits
Volt ohm meter
Small soldering iron
--------------------------
Trailer light bulb replacement P/N list
Solder
Wiring diagram for hitch electrical connector
Electrical tape 1 rl.
Super duct tape 1 rl.
Vehicle radiator/heater hose(s)
One spare bulb for each trailer light type
One spare fuse for each trailer type
Small coil electrical insulated wire
Alligator clips
DC test lite
Hose clamps selection 1/2 in. --- 3 in.
WD-40 spray can
Grease for hitch
Small plastic peanut butter jars of nuts, bolts, nails, screws & washers in various sizes
Plastic zip ties
Cell phone
==========
Checklist for Leaving Home/Breaking Camp

Stow folding chairs & other outside items
Dump & Reset black & grey tanks
Drain/fill hoses stowed, caps on
Pressure regulator stowed
Furnace & A/C off
Water heater off
Secure all loose items
Stow shower & bathroom supplies
Empty & stow trash cans
Turn off refrigerator
Stow TV and TV shelf
TV antenna down
Secure all windows & ceiling vents
Water pump off
Cabinets closed & locked
Retract slide out & install braces
All lights & fans off
Water bottle for truck
Awning secured
Electric disconnected & cords stowed
Propane turned off
CATV/Phone disconnected
Wheels torqued to 110 lbs
Hitch locked & secure
Jacks up & locked
Chocks removed & stowed
Lights & brakes checked
Pull rig off levelers and stowed

GET READY TO MOVE
[ to go home, next camp ground or another spot ]

Drain black and then gray water tanks
[ add deodorant and cleaners]

Flush out clean the sewer hose line

Drain fresh water tank , A/R

Disconnect & stow; Water, Electric , Phone,TV,Sewer

Recover the on- ground sewer pipe opening

Stow sewer hose support

Streamline direction and lower TV antenna

Raise stabilizer jacks & pick up pad blocks

Disconnect , remove & stow awning patio lights

Retract & stow awning for travel

Stow complete inside cabinets & other , ready for travel

Pick up pad carpet and door pad

Put away any outside equipment
i.e. ; BBQ chairs, other

Set refrigerator for gas operate & test

Set Heat & air condition to OFF

Set water pump to OFF

Set gas stove to OFF

Set water heater to OFF

Close roof vents & windows

Retract door step

Make sure all outside doors & hatches are closed & locked

Hook up hitch chains & breakaways

Remove chocks

Retract tongue jack

Retrieve any & all leveling blocks & stow

Test a lights & turn signals

Trailer TDD [things to do] upon return home

Drain any tanks
Remove laundry items
Remove perishable foods
Remove personal items & clothing
Remove tools
Shut off gas bottles
Place deodorizer in refrigerator
Turn off anything electrical
Check trailer battery condition & add distilled water A/R
Lock trailer & hitch
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TST [down the drain with a little water to lubricate the dump valve seals].

Liquid Plumber build up remover

Happy traveling [emoticon]


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Tom N

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Son of a pup!!

I tell my wife not to worry, there are stores everywhere!


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Posted: 11/23/06 10:20am Link  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

this is good stuff.

A link to it has been added to the sticky "Winterizing for Snowbirds"


....RVSnowbird

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We also put our van, that will be setting in the garage on vacation. Our insurance man told us to do this, what we do not use will be a credit on the next premium. We still have coverage if anything happens to it but do not have the collision.We tell him when we want to start and when we will be back.

Last year I unplugged the computer completely, do you all do that?

Linda


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mtnman1989

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Posted: 11/24/06 05:23am Link  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

luvtocamp2 wrote:

We also put our van, that will be setting in the garage on vacation. Our insurance man told us to do this, what we do not use will be a credit on the next premium. We still have coverage if anything happens to it but do not have the collision.We tell him when we want to start and when we will be back.

Last year I unplugged the computer completely, do you all do that?

Linda


Oh yea, I have a couple of breakers that shut down several appliances.
mtnman

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Posted: 11/24/06 05:15pm Link  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

one of the advantages of full-timing JohnDoe, everything is already packed! [emoticon]


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Hate to think have to have a check list to go, been doing it so long < I throw it in and go for 4 months.

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Posted: 11/24/06 06:37pm Link  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Our FW has its own set of everything: sheets, clothes, dishes. The only things that go out at the last minute are
1. Food
2. DVD's and books
3. Anything that would freeze over winter (toothpaste, sun lotion)
4. Computer

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