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Old 02-13-2013, 07:18 PM   #31
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Please make sure you have two different type detectors from two different companies as a redundancy. You can never be too safe. Other than that, it looks amazing!
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Old 02-13-2013, 07:20 PM   #32
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Please make sure you have two different type detectors from two different companies as a redundancy. You can never be too safe. Other than that, it looks amazing!
Even better yet, I'll always keep the heater on high and the vents open wide...
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Old 02-13-2013, 07:23 PM   #33
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If I can get the trailer inspected tomorrow and a trailer brake installed (overkill probably), we'll take it with us on a little 4 day weekend to Richmond VA tomorrow. The boys are excited!

I have a little business Fri and Sat. Mom will be taking them around a bit. Any ideas of what to do there for them? We figured maybe the air museum (I'll be at the airport), maybe the zoo, anything else???
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Old 02-14-2013, 08:24 PM   #34
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Richmond

Go to the courthouse in Richmond. You can stand on the spot where Robert E. Lee stood when he accepted command of the Confederate army.
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Old 02-15-2013, 12:35 PM   #35
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Nice Rig PA. I am just getting back into dirt bike riding with my 2 kids (8 and 11) and looking for places locally to ride. I am real close to 84, pm me know if you want to get together and ride sometime.....
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Old 02-15-2013, 01:59 PM   #36
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Sounds AWESOME! We have a small MX track on our property. We should get the boys together.

Still working on getting a bike for myself.

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Old 02-15-2013, 05:46 PM   #37
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It's kind of funny...it's starting to look quite likely that I'm going to buy a VRV to tow behind my Sprinter based Class C (2011 Itasca Navion 24J). I want something I can haul two motorcycles and some bicycles in and then sleep four kids when parked. I don't want the tip-outs, but thinking Camocots are going to be just fine for the sleeping part.

I've also got a 2012 Sprinter passenger van that I'll tow the VRV with from time to time, too, as me and my kids are getting into gokart racing and there are a couple tracks within three hours. So with the RV I'd be able to take my two kids and two of their friends to Disney and me and Mom can have our RV all to ourselves and put the kids all in the VRV. Should work fine for that, plus they'd have their own bathroom. Whee.


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Old 02-15-2013, 06:26 PM   #38
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We're camping right now. My two oldest are playing games and goofing off in the VRV. My wife and I (and the 2 yr old) are in the Sprinter. It's a sweet set up.

Think we got around 15mpg on the trip down, but first time out with it. I'm on business here and family is touring. Enjoying all of it.

As for the pop out, it really makes the feel of the interior soooo much bigger. And the boys love it. Think twice about it.

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Old 02-16-2013, 07:04 AM   #39
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We're camping right now. My two oldest are playing games and goofing off in the VRV. My wife and I (and the 2 yr old) are in the Sprinter. It's a sweet set up.

Think we got around 15mpg on the trip down, but first time out with it. I'm on business here and family is touring. Enjoying all of it.

As for the pop out, it really makes the feel of the interior soooo much bigger. And the boys love it. Think twice about it.
My thing with the pop-out is we're only a couple years away from that being a "one boy" solution (mine are 8 and 11 now). I'd really rather have a solution with two bunks available on each side somehow. I know that kills the space, but the pop-out just doesn't help as much as I'd like. At least I don't think. *shrug*

I have been thinking more and more about it...but wanting to sleep FOUR kids seems to make it not as useful.



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Old 02-16-2013, 08:07 AM   #40
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Double queen pop outs? One on each side. They make them.

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Old 02-16-2013, 09:04 AM   #41
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Old 02-16-2013, 10:59 AM   #42
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Double queen pop outs? One on each side. They make them.

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I saw them on a carmate trailer it had to have extra height on it to make queen fold down but it looked like a nice option.
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Old 02-16-2013, 07:24 PM   #43
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My dealer says LivinLite only has a "standard" (twin) sized pop-out and a queen size one. No bunk bed type pop-out whatsoever.


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Old 02-17-2013, 07:13 AM   #44
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No, I need something that can sleep four individuals, not two couples.


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Old 02-20-2013, 07:52 PM   #45
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Spent 4 days camping with night time temps around 20 degrees. The trailer was great. We used a small electric heater all night long and we used the Mr Buddy heater to warm things up initially when we got back to camp and in the morning. Worked great.

Did a little shopping today...

An electric blanket for the boys when we're at a campground plugged in and I want to keep the guys a little warmer. They said they were fine, but I was still a bit concerned.

A folding dinette bench/bed from blazinbelltech. A bit pricey (especially the shipping), but should work well. Also got a table pole with two base mounts. I'll probably make my own table top.

An aluminum storage cabinet for above the window from neo storage solutions.

An AC/DC TV/DVD combo and mount from TVformyRV.

Still researching where to buy some LED bulbs. The trailer has 5 lights each with 2 bulbs for a total of 10 bulbs. They are 921s. Any good leads on where to buy them; radio shack?

I'll post some pics as it comes in and I get the chance to install everything.
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