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Old 09-23-2016, 08:48 PM   #51
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Here's a list for trip prep.
Don't forget the list.


Before Leaving To-Do’s
Fill water tanks/containers
Permits, reservations all done
Plug in - charge battery/cool fridge
Check tire pressure - tug & trailer
Fill propane tanks
Gather maps and info for trip
Leave itinerary with friends/family

Paperwork and Phone
Cell phone and charger
Important phone numbers
Passports of all travelers
Green card or other immigration paperwork
Driver’s license
Credit Card and cash
Coins for toll roads
Emergency card with contact information in case of accident
Insurance TV and trailer
Health insurance card
AAA card or equivalent
Reservations
Camper Check List

Trailer Gear
Tow mirrors for TV
GPS and/or maps
Hitch aligner
Wheel chocks
Leveling blocks or 2x4’s
Extension Cord
Dog bone electrical adapter 30amp-15amp
Wheel wrench
Mats & Rugs
Broom/Dust
Bedding & Pillows
Flashlights & batteries
Lighter & Matches
Toilet chemical & paper
Garbage bags/can
Cleaning supplies
Electric heater
Camp rope - 6m

Repair Kit
Duct tape
Tool kit
Small Sewing Kit
Tie wire
Cable Ties
Sharpening stone
Spare batteries
Epoxy
WD40
Hitch grease
Dielectric grease

Camp Gear
Lantern & fuel
Chairs
Table
Tablecloth
Axe & saw
BBQ & tools
ThunderRange with gas

I think that's only page one.
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Old 09-23-2016, 08:52 PM   #52
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I also never leave home without this little beauty. Perhaps, I'll have to make it an item on my list.

I keep my hair short so on cold nights it keeps my head toasty warm. I also think it makes me look "cool."

(Sorry I'm one of those seniors having challenges taking Selfies)
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Old 09-23-2016, 08:54 PM   #53
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Here's part of my list. I've got separate lists for food and fishing gear etc.
Most of the stuff is always in the trailer.

ESCAPE GEAR LIST

Before Leaving To-Do’s
Fill water tanks/containers
Permits, reservations all done
Plug in - charge battery/cool fridge
Check tire pressure - tug & trailer
Fill propane tanks
Gather maps and info for trip
Leave itinerary with friends/family

Paperwork and Phone
Cell phone and charger
Passports of all travelers
Emergency card with contact information in case of accident

Trailer Gear
Tow mirrors for TV
GPS and/or maps
Swift Hitch camera
Wheel chocks
Leveling blocks
Extension Cord
Dog bone electrical adapter 30amp-15amp
Wheel wrench
Mats & Rugs
Broom/Dust
Bedding & Pillows
Flashlights & batteries
Lighter & Matches
Toilet chemical & paper
Garbage bags/can
Cleaning supplies
Electric heater
Camp rope – 6m
Water hose

Repair Kit
Duct tape
Tool kit
Small Sewing Kit
Tie wire
Cable Ties
Sharpening stone
Spare batteries
Epoxy
Jigaloo
Hitch grease

Camp Gear
Lantern
Chairs
Table
Tablecloth
Axe & saw
BBQ & tools
Butane stove with gas
Camp oven

Personal Gear
First aid
Sewing kit
Tissues
Sunscreen / chapstick
Bug stuff
Pocketknives
Shower gel / soap
Shampoo
Toothbrush + Paste
Comb
Towels

Clothing
Underwear
Socks
Jeans
Shorts
T-Shirts
Sweaters
Jackets & coats
Rain gear
Hiking boots
Rubber boots
Runners
Sandals
Shoes
Hats & Caps
Gloves & Mitts


Cooking
Pans & pots
Chef knives, etc.
Kettle
Coffee pot
Coffee filters
Cooking Utensils
Plates & cutlery
Cups & mugs
Water bottles
Serving/mixing bowls
Cutting Board
Can opener & corkscrew
Potholder
Wine glasses
Toaster
Cooler
Foil & plastic wrap
Storage containers
Scissors
Measuring cup
Dishpan, soap & scrubbie
Dishcloths & towels
Paper towels
Napkins
Timer
Thermometer

Fun Stuff
iPod and ear buds
Computer
Camera Gear
Books
Paper, pens
Binoculars
Games & Cards
Swimsuits
Day packs
Canoe and gear
Fishing Gear
Sirius radio and dock
TV or Tuner for PC
DVD's





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Old 09-23-2016, 09:08 PM   #54
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Dead tired! Need a vacation after ALL that packing....
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Old 09-23-2016, 09:26 PM   #55
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I wonder if Gbaglo has a list of all the lists he uses?
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Old 09-23-2016, 09:49 PM   #56
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Tilley hats are a great Canadian icon.
Best fishing and hiking hat you can find for the rain coast! Gore-tex jacket/pants/boots with a Tilley hat is weekend wear during the winter out here!
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Old 09-23-2016, 09:52 PM   #57
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That list is on the first list I posted.
For camping, I now only print my food list and clothing list, unless I plan to fish, in which case I'll print the pontoon list or the canoe list.
Also have a list for Les. It just says "socks" since she didn't bring any on one trip because she didn't think it would be cold.
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Old 09-23-2016, 10:10 PM   #58
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I have to say I appreciate the advice but...I do have a check list and run through it every time before heading out. Just a senior moment, I guess. Wonder if wearing a Tilley would help...or more Burger King poutine. The brake controller is built into the left upper dash board and I usually give the pads a squeeze before starting out. I also run with my head lights on so that will turn on the trailer running lights when things are connected properly. All I have to do is look into the rear view to see if the lights are on. It was such a beautiful day and I was simply enjoying the ride. It was just another memory in our Escape...especially when my wife figured out what I had done. Anyway...thanks for wonderful lists...hope someone else will learn from my mistake.
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Old 09-23-2016, 10:25 PM   #59
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Cord may well have let loose while underway. Has happened to me. I tried to use a zap strap to secure it, but that just made things worse. Strangely, after giving up on zap straps, the connection has remained secure.
When I see signs for truckers to check brakes, I check to see that I'm still connected.
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I also never leave home without this little beauty. Perhaps, I'll have to make it an item on my list.

I keep my hair short so on cold nights it keeps my head toasty warm. I also think it makes me look "cool."

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Hi: LarryandLiz... Seems your snap has a list to the left!!!LoL Alf
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