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For the previous 20+ years....the air conditioner. Now, with traveling out of state, and staying in campgrounds more....we’re using the ac more!

Hand mixer, toaster, bedroom DVD player, several heavy winter coats, blue (black tank) tote a large, heavy dog fence, electric coffee pot, slow cooker, lots of extra bedding, hand axe, dish washer (used for storage), folding plastic table with bench, Coleman Latern, large box of MREs, AR 15, tactical pump shotgun, assorted handguns, back-up scopes for rifles, floor safe, pair of rubber boots.....and likely lots of stuff I can’t remember! Summary: a lot!


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After about 2000 nights of use, I have yet to see if the TV works. Never used the outdoor shower. Never used the backdoor awning except to open it up and clean it. The microwave has been used probably about 5 times. We rarely have hook ups and don't want to start the generator just to heat up something in the microwave. My wife has used the kitchen sink sprayer to wash her hair but otherwise we just don't use it. It wastes too much water.

The skylight is another waste. In the summer the sun beats down so I put in a piece of insulation board.

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JimK-NY wrote:

After about 2000 nights of use, I have yet to see if the TV works. Never used the outdoor shower.

Since I can't get OTA TV channels at home, I like to check out the old westerns and detective shows on the digital sub channels early morning with my coffee.
The outside shower is GREAT for cleaning dogs and doing dishes, no food scraps stinking up the gray water tank.


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The problem with discarding things that you hardly ever use is that those items are not important till you NEED them. I am thinking along the lines of spare parts carried rather than extra camp chairs & such.


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Veebyes wrote:

The problem with discarding things that you hardly ever use is that those items are not important till you NEED them. I am thinking along the lines of spare parts carried rather than extra camp chairs & such.


Guess you "could" ditch your spare tire, no sense dragging that along with ya? [emoticon]

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Bassomatic 5000!

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Boomerweps wrote:

JimK-NY wrote:

After about 2000 nights of use, I have yet to see if the TV works. Never used the outdoor shower.

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The outside shower is GREAT for cleaning dogs and doing dishes, no food scraps stinking up the gray water tank.


Don't have any dogs or animals to clean outdoors. I like being able to stay inside to clean dishes and cannot imagine dumping the food scraps on the ground around my camper. I have a stainer in the sink so I can dump the scraps in the garbage.

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JimK-NY wrote:

Boomerweps wrote:

JimK-NY wrote:

After about 2000 nights of use, I have yet to see if the TV works. Never used the outdoor shower.

.........
The outside shower is GREAT for cleaning dogs and doing dishes, no food scraps stinking up the gray water tank.


Don't have any dogs or animals to clean outdoors. I like being able to stay inside to clean dishes and cannot imagine dumping the food scraps on the ground around my camper. I have a stainer in the sink so I can dump the scraps in the garbage.


Dumping scraps outside the camper, where we camp.....may invite some guests weighing-in at 400 pounds and up! [emoticon]

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Third year in MH.
Outside TV/Entertainment center (Used once to watch the eclipse)
Outside shower (Never used)
Awning (used once for light rain)
Outside lights (I like it dark)
Outside mats (Don't even own one)





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"Dumping scraps outside the camper". That is one thing the DW misses from our boating days. If it was biodegradable over the side it went. Cut down on trash accumulation, no dumpsters on the water, & encouraged fish to come around. More than a few times one of those fish became a meal.

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