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Forum: RV / Camper Discussions 03-06-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 9,989
Posted By silverz51
Yes, camping in the parts of the South in the...

Yes, camping in the parts of the South in the summer required AC or at least a fan of some sort... If I decide to camp during hot weather in those types of places, I will definitely have to...
Forum: RV / Camper Discussions 01-06-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 9,989
Posted By silverz51
Thanks for then advise. I totally understand...

Thanks for then advise. I totally understand about the total weight. Although the CAD model will be very accurate, it is impossible to make it complete with the supplies, equipment, etc. I will...
Forum: RV / Camper Discussions 01-05-2013, 12:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 9,989
Posted By silverz51
DIY camper?

I decided to build a small camper similar to a teardrop design. So far the design seems to be doable with my skills and tools. All based on 4x8 sheets of plywood and set on a Harbor Freight utility...
Forum: Tent Camping 12-28-2011, 07:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,247
Posted By silverz51
Oh yes! Totally full of adventure indeed. I even...

Oh yes! Totally full of adventure indeed. I even had to go through a Homeland Security(?) checkpoint right in the middle of nowhere. They had I-10 blocked and everyone was stopped and questioned. It...
Forum: Tent Camping 12-28-2011, 04:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,247
Posted By silverz51
I sure did, I also thought about trying to...

I sure did, I also thought about trying to contact you when I was driving through TX. However, I had no way to do so (at least very easily). TX sure is a big state, and pretty desolate in many areas...
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-26-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 984
Posted By silverz51
Don't know much about Wolf Creek the town. I...

Don't know much about Wolf Creek the town. I basically went straight to the Wolf Creek Inn where I spent a night during my cross country trip. Sounds like you camp in an RV so staying at the inn...
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-23-2011, 05:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 984
Posted By silverz51
X2 on the raining and cold. Just came back from...

X2 on the raining and cold. Just came back from Tacoma to Atlanta via OR, CA, AZ, NM, TX, LA, MS, AL.... The skies literally cleared to cloudless, bright sun once I turned left in CA.
Still, even...
Forum: Tent Camping 11-21-2011, 10:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,247
Posted By silverz51
These are shots of the PCH just South of Crescent...

These are shots of the PCH just South of Crescent City, CA

http://www.fotomecanico.com/t2a/pch1.jpg

http://www.fotomecanico.com/t2a/pch2.jpg

The photos below were taken from a point near...
Forum: Tent Camping 11-21-2011, 10:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,247
Posted By silverz51
These were taken from US199 in Oregon near the CA...

These were taken from US199 in Oregon near the CA state line

http://www.fotomecanico.com/t2a/grantspass1.jpg

http://www.fotomecanico.com/t2a/grantspass2.jpg
...
Forum: Tent Camping 11-21-2011, 02:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,247
Posted By silverz51
Pictures of Leasburg Dam State Park campground

Here are some photos of the Leasburg Dam State Park where I camped during my trip.

http://www.fotomecanico.com/t2a/ldsp1.jpg
My campsite

http://www.fotomecanico.com/t2a/ldsp2.jpg
Mountain...
Forum: Tent Camping 11-21-2011, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,247
Posted By silverz51
Thanks Art, fortunately my only injuries are a...

Thanks Art, fortunately my only injuries are a couple of small abrasions on my left elbow and a bit of soreness in my right thumb.

I was pretty annoyed with those rude guys. I cannot believe they...
Forum: Tent Camping 11-20-2011, 09:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,247
Posted By silverz51
Just finished my trip from Tacoma WA to Atlanta GA...

Alright, I'm home again! My trip did not quite turned out as expected. I was prepared to tent camp along the way in NM, TX, LA and MS, but as the saying goes: "the best laid plans of men and mice...
Forum: Tent Camping 11-08-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,662
Posted By silverz51
Thanks for the good wishes!! I know that drive...

Thanks for the good wishes!!
I know that drive to LA is going to get old after the first 6 or so hours of driving. However, I can't see anyway around it other that skip Ukiah and drive a bit...
Forum: Tent Camping 11-07-2011, 10:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,662
Posted By silverz51
Wow, after hours of juggling maps, researching...

Wow, after hours of juggling maps, researching parks and recreation areas, taking withe friends in various cities, I finally have a pretty firm and apparently workable itinerary. Starting from...
Forum: Tent Camping 11-07-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,662
Posted By silverz51
Thanks for the tip! I was wondering whether...

Thanks for the tip! I was wondering whether Tucson might be a better choice... Also, I was wondering about the cold. Do you think a 20 deg bag w/liner and long underwear will allow me to sleep...
Forum: Tent Camping 11-07-2011, 07:00 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,662
Posted By silverz51
You are right about the distance from LA to Las...

You are right about the distance from LA to Las Cruces. I will make a midway stop near Phoenix. Lake Pleasant seems to be relatively nearby and offers several campgrounds with a variety of campsites....
Forum: Tent Camping 11-06-2011, 09:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,662
Posted By silverz51
In TX, at the end of my driving leg from LA, I...

In TX, at the end of my driving leg from LA, I found among many other parks and recreation areas, the following which seem to be good choices. All have developed campgrounds, Showers, etc.
...
Forum: Tent Camping 11-06-2011, 09:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,662
Posted By silverz51
I will leave Wolf Creek and head down I-5 then...

I will leave Wolf Creek and head down I-5 then take West US199 to Crescent City. Then I'll head South on 101 on to Ukiah. From there I intend to take 101 to SF and then on to Santa Barbara via...
Forum: Tent Camping 11-06-2011, 05:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,662
Posted By silverz51
Big change in plans Art. Looks like I waited too...

Big change in plans Art. Looks like I waited too long to try reserving a cabin or yurt in the OR parks in my route... The weather looks too wet and cold to tent camp (I would not mind it if I did not...
Forum: Tent Camping 11-04-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,662
Posted By silverz51
Excellent suggestions! Since flexibility is one...

Excellent suggestions! Since flexibility is one of the things I have, it might well be possible to do several cool stops. I'll examine your suggestions and see what the distances look like so I can...
Forum: Tent Camping 11-03-2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,662
Posted By silverz51
Any good ideas about nice camping places along...

Any good ideas about nice camping places along the route? Would Big Bend be a worthwhile detour?
Forum: Tent Camping 11-03-2011, 12:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,662
Posted By silverz51
A question comes up. I was in another forum about...

A question comes up. I was in another forum about traveling and had posted questions about my Tacoma~Atlanta trip. One person posted that trying to avoid bad weather by taking I-5 to LA and I-10 to...
Forum: Camping Tips and Hints 11-03-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,658
Posted By silverz51
How about coming up with some viable alternatives...

How about coming up with some viable alternatives to "cooler" type food but not so restrictive as a backpacker might carry. Ideally it would be food that keeps well for fairly long periods of time...
Forum: Tent Camping 11-02-2011, 10:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,929
Posted By silverz51
There is nothing wrong with those Cali turkeys....

There is nothing wrong with those Cali turkeys. They can pretty much outrun everything they want to avoid in those campgrounds (they learned by experience). I believe the only reason they took flight...
Forum: Tent Camping 11-02-2011, 10:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,929
Posted By silverz51
OK, OK, thanks for not posting everything ;) I...

OK, OK, thanks for not posting everything ;) I did figure you were not a guy from a cursory look in your profile. However, Sherlock Holmes I am not....
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