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#12668146 - 03/11/18 08:56 PM Re: First time camper trip help. [Re: Moto-Moto]
leethefishking Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 05/24/02
Posts: 1523
Loc: San Marcos, TX
Splitter for the camp faucet. Extra length of sewer hose. Spray nozzle and water hose. Extra o rings for rv water hose. Plug adapter for electric.

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#12668168 - 03/11/18 09:13 PM Re: First time camper trip help. [Re: Moto-Moto]
Moto-Moto Online   content
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Registered: 04/25/09
Posts: 26879
Loc: Krum, TX
Thanks gents. Pretty much packed everything that you guys said to.

I went shopping at dollar general, and pretty much have it set up so that we toss in clothes and food and go.

Gracias.
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#12668171 - 03/11/18 09:15 PM Re: First time camper trip help. [Re: Moto-Moto]
patriot07 Offline
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Registered: 04/20/10
Posts: 19295
Loc: chateau d'if
Love our camper - pretty similar to yours.

There is no way to provide a full list really. Just go camping the first time and start making a list in your phone of everything you need to get and pick it up before the next trip. As long as you've got a water hose, dump hose, electric cord, chocks for the wheels, levelers and a crank for the jacks, basic tools, a spare pack of fuses, and enough kitchen utensils and other stuff inside to get by, then you'll be fine first time out.

I'll try to add a list of everything I can think of, but this certainly isn't everything:

water pressure regulator
outside mat
inside rug
tow mirror extensions
toilet packets (little tabs to keep it from smelling)
water hose
dump hose
electric cord
extra hose if your unit has a black tank flush
hitch with weight distribution and sway control
drill bit for raising/lowering jacks (assuming yours aren't electric)
fuses
basic tool kit
broom & dust pan
small vacuum
shelf paper so stuff doesn't slide around
multi-compartment plastic bin with handle to put your shower stuff in when you're traveling
silverware
pots/pans/misc utensils
cups
lighter
lighter fluid
paper towel holder
kitchen towels
extra towels/rags for bathroom
soap for bathroom & kitchen sink
sheet set for master bed
exhaust fan padded inserts for insulation
sunblock
toothpaste
toothbrushes
bug spray
kitchen dish scrubber
trash can & bags (kitchen & bathroom)


Make sure the lug nuts are torqued right and the tires are at the right pressure and double-check your spare. And I would pack a lug wrench and jack that will work on your trailer since your truck equipment probably won't.

Have a good time man, we love ours!
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#12668225 - 03/11/18 09:53 PM Re: First time camper trip help. [Re: Moto-Moto]
spankyttx Online   content
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Registered: 01/22/09
Posts: 1235
Loc: Denton Tx.
that's a good looking rig moto, relax and have fun
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#12668409 - 03/12/18 07:22 AM Re: First time camper trip help. [Re: Moto-Moto]
David Welcher Offline
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Registered: 06/02/10
Posts: 2039
Loc: Weatherford
Take your own fire wood, and Fritos make a very good fire starter.

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#12668411 - 03/12/18 07:28 AM Re: First time camper trip help. [Re: Moto-Moto]
Hog Jaw Offline
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Registered: 06/09/08
Posts: 2564
Loc: The Great State of Texas
We love ours , lots of memories , still making new ones every trip .

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#12668472 - 03/12/18 08:18 AM Re: First time camper trip help. [Re: Moto-Moto]
txfour Offline
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Registered: 04/07/08
Posts: 10216
Loc: Jack County
Also, water pressure regulator.

And 2X6's cut to 4' long. 3-4 that you can use to drive one side of the camper on to level it side to side.
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#12668495 - 03/12/18 08:34 AM Re: First time camper trip help. [Re: David Welcher]
JRGOCARDS Offline
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Registered: 01/03/08
Posts: 1743
Loc: Carrollton, TX
Originally Posted By: David Welcher
Take your own fire wood, and Fritos make a very good fire starter.


+1 - State parks and camping grounds are picked clean. The wood they sell @ Broken Bow isn't seasoned so it's hard to burn and really smokes a bunch!

JR

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#12668500 - 03/12/18 08:38 AM Re: First time camper trip help. [Re: Moto-Moto]
Arkansas10 bass Offline
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Registered: 12/10/06
Posts: 6465
Loc: God's country,Arkansas
Well known/well used camp site first few times. Ask anyone camping there to explain the ins and outs. They will be glad to help.

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#12668505 - 03/12/18 08:41 AM Re: First time camper trip help. [Re: JRGOCARDS]
txfour Offline
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Registered: 04/07/08
Posts: 10216
Loc: Jack County
Originally Posted By: JRGOCARDS
Originally Posted By: David Welcher
Take your own fire wood, and Fritos make a very good fire starter.


+1 - State parks and camping grounds are picked clean. The wood they sell @ Broken Bow isn't seasoned so it's hard to burn and really smokes a bunch!

JR


Gotta be careful with wood. Many parks are not allowing people to bring their own due to wood beetles. They will make you dump it.

And in TX state parks, collection of wood/brush is illegal.
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#12668518 - 03/12/18 08:47 AM Re: First time camper trip help. [Re: Moto-Moto]
redchevy Offline
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Registered: 01/25/05
Posts: 7081
Loc: texas
If your going to a state park keep your beer out of sight.

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#12668532 - 03/12/18 08:55 AM Re: First time camper trip help. [Re: redchevy]
Moto-Moto Online   content
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Registered: 04/25/09
Posts: 26879
Loc: Krum, TX
Originally Posted By: redchevy
If your going to a state park keep your beer out of sight.


I really don't drink anymore believe it or not.

Thanks again gents.

Off to a great start this morning......daddy Sept in bang
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#12668539 - 03/12/18 08:58 AM Re: First time camper trip help. [Re: Moto-Moto]
Trebor Neil Online   content
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Registered: 08/08/02
Posts: 14187
Loc: Fruitvale, Texas
Drive On

And enjoy!!!!!!!
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#12668550 - 03/12/18 09:04 AM Re: First time camper trip help. [Re: Moto-Moto]
F250 Offline
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Registered: 07/15/02
Posts: 44
Pen and paper to write down everything you forgot.

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#12668574 - 03/12/18 09:16 AM Re: First time camper trip help. [Re: Moto-Moto]
Dan90210 ☮ Online   content
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Registered: 11/18/09
Posts: 27891
Loc: Denton County
The Duraflame logs are a good option if woods hard to come by. I always bring a few. Also make great fire starters ha ha. Even a noobie can get a great fire using one of those and then adding wood on top.
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