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Old 08-14-2016, 07:06 PM   #11
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I hear that! I have a 2006 Silverado 1500HD and I'm also looking at replacing that so its a double whammy.

The little GMC pickup with the duramax diesel looks good but now you are talking 60K plus all in.
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Old 08-14-2016, 07:18 PM   #12
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What do most of you do while you wait a year for your trailer to be built?
It's a big world. See some of the places a trailer won't go.

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Old 08-14-2016, 07:26 PM   #13
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Live life as you normally do and one day before you know it, you will have an e-mail saying that your build sheet is due in a couple of weeks. Loren
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Old 08-14-2016, 07:28 PM   #14
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These trailers are so popular, I can't find a used one to buy!
I think he means another brand of trailer - like a used sticky that will at least get you out camping while you wait. Some can be had for very little money.
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Old 08-14-2016, 07:35 PM   #15
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In addition to working on the build sheet, I spent a great deal of time measuring and packing the items from the previous trailer that we considered "essential" for the return trip from Chilliwack. By the time I was done, just about every cubic inch in the tow vehicle was accounted for.
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Old 08-14-2016, 07:42 PM   #16
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Hung around here buying too much stuff from Amazon, this forum will do that to you. A couple weeks at St John USVI and a couple in Asheville helped to pass the time.
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Old 08-14-2016, 07:45 PM   #17
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What do most of you do while you wait a year for your trailer to be built?
prepare for the carefree days ahead and second guess the decision already made while continuing to trailer shop/research.... just in case any mfg introduces "the one"!
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Old 08-14-2016, 07:47 PM   #18
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I measured my truck bed and laid out tape on my dining room floor and started packing containers for the trip out without a trailer and the trip home with Prairie Schooner, linens, dishes, toiletries, dog stuff, passports, tools, camping items....
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Old 08-14-2016, 07:58 PM   #19
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I measured my truck bed and laid out tape on my dining room floor and started packing containers for the trip out without a trailer and the trip home with Prairie Schooner, linens, dishes, toiletries, dog stuff, passports, tools, camping items....
looks like you have a furry inspector to make sure no little critters get packed....
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What do most of you do while you wait a year for your trailer to be built?
Pretty much like everybody who has answered! I think I may have found some mirrors for my Cayon based on a recommendation found on the forum earlier today. I have a couple of bins going for the Escape trousseau as well as a lengthy "wish list" on Amazon.
I will be at the Niagara get together in a few weeks, sans trailer in the motel, with camera and notepad. Perhaps someone will demo a dump!
You Tube, this forum, the Airstream forum along with Pinterest and other sites including nautical. And so on....
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