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    1. Introduce Yourself

      Let everyone know who you are, where you are from and a little about your self.
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      Latest: Novice Pop Up owner D. Ladybug, Aug 23, 2017 at 8:57 PM
    2. General Camping Discussion Forum

      If you can't find a board for your topic, here's your spot. Please review the various available boards to see if your topic would be more suited for one of them. If not, post it here.
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      Latest: Camping Prefrence JPBar, Aug 23, 2017 at 6:00 PM
    3. Let me tell you about my trip

      (Before/During/After). This is the place to post.
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    4. First Time & New Camper Owners

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      Latest: Pulled the trigger! rich2, Aug 23, 2017 at 8:38 PM
    5. Camper Pre-Purchase Questions

      We've all been there so before you buy, ask away.
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      Latest: How to find VIN # on Coleman momofEAP, Aug 23, 2017 at 10:31 AM
    6. Camping with Kids/Pets

      Questions, Ideas and things you just have to share about camping with kids and/or pets! (Everyone should try it once!)
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    7. Camping for the Medically/Physically Challenged

      Getting out and camping can be very therapeutic. So here are some tips on camping for the medically or physically challenged.
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      Latest: Securing medication J Starsky, Aug 23, 2017 at 2:09 PM
    8. Camping Around Wildlife

      From Bears to Mosquitoes, we are visitors to their home, let's be good guests, respect them and learn to live with them.
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      Latest: How did you get started? thethird152, Aug 23, 2017 at 9:01 PM
    9. Camping Green

      This board is a discussion area for helping member to minimize their footprint on the environment while camping.
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      Latest: Leave No Trace Program Adirondack PUP, Aug 11, 2017
    10. On The Road

      Sometimes the journey is half the fun.
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      Latest: Canoe on camper? inthedirt, Aug 23, 2017 at 6:51 PM
    11. A-Frame PopUps

      For all the unique pleasures and issues associated with popping-up without canvas.
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      Latest: Just got a NTM 2005 Chalet XL 1940.... shuang2, Aug 23, 2017 at 7:32 PM
    12. PopOut (Hybrids)

      Is there a Hybrid in your future
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      Latest: Hybrid Bunk Ends familyx, Aug 21, 2017 at 12:52 PM
    13. Going to the DARK SIDE

      For those moving on to other forms of camping, Travel Trailers or bigger.
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      Latest: new to me bob barnes, Aug 23, 2017 at 12:00 PM
    14. PopUpPortal TV

      Post your camping videos on YouTube and then post a link under this forum. Some will be selected to be listed on PopUpPortal TV
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      Latest: Exterior diy pop up paint job pasobuff, Aug 15, 2017
    15. Checkout My Rig !

      This is a forum for you to post pictures of your camper, tow vehicle, or both.
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      Latest: Dexter Spring Over Conversion f5moab, Aug 23, 2017 at 2:32 PM
    16. Best Wishes/Remembrances for Loved Ones & Friends

      This is the PUP forum for posting Best Wishes, Get Wells, and Memorials for loved ones and friends.
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      Latest: His Gift to Me Fischymom, Aug 6, 2017
    17. The Other Stuff

      Everything you wanted to know about other things camping!
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      Latest: 1991 palomino TXL Hardsidefox, Aug 22, 2017 at 10:51 PM
    1. Camper Manufacturers & Manuals

      Information on the various manufacturers including new models. Link to our Camper Manual library and post requests for manuals we don't have in the library.
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    2. RV Industry & Camping Related News

      Get the latest RV Industry & Camping Related News
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      Latest: Smokey turns 70! NothingsChocking, Aug 1, 2017
    3. RV Shows

      Find out where the next RV Show is near you. Let everyone know what you thought of a RV Show.
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      Latest: RV & Camping Show Rockford Il tdiller, Mar 3, 2017
    4. RV Dealers & Repair Shops

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      Latest: rant: AdventureRV.net nineoaks2004, Jul 27, 2017
    5. Off The Wall Campers

      Found an innovative or unusual camper, post the information here for all to see.
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      Latest: Vintage homemade popup SteveP, Aug 15, 2017
    1. Campground Etiquette

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      Latest: Things not to do at a campground... jumpoff, Aug 22, 2017 at 3:30 PM
    2. Campground / Trip Planning & Suggestions ?

      Place your questions here about where to camp and what to do in a given area.
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      Latest: Week long trip from Memphis, TN in 2018 JLBlair, Aug 22, 2017 at 1:58 PM
    3. Boondocking

      Locations and General Tips for Going Off the Map
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    4. Camp Driveway

      Sometime you just have to get out of the house!
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    5. Reservation Systems

      Have a question or problem with making a reservation, post it here.
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    6. Campground Reviews

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      Latest: BOARD LOCKED ! PopUpSteve, Jun 14, 2012
    1. General Rally Info

      This is a forum for the general topic of "How To" organize a PUP Rally.
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    1. My Favorite Mods, Tips, Tricks (and Blunders!)

      Have a favorite modification you have done or tips and tricks you just can't wait to share it with everyone else? This is the place.
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      Latest: Extra Sleeping Space Kettlebelle, Aug 23, 2017 at 3:28 PM
    2. Camper Restoration Projects

      Restoring your camper to "Like New" condition, share your stories and pictures of the project here.
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      Latest: '89 Coleman Shenandoah With Major Problems DFire2, Aug 23, 2017 at 2:55 PM
    3. Lift Systems

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      Latest: Rockwood/Forest River Lift System Service Manual Mango, Aug 23, 2017 at 8:26 PM
    4. Roof/Floor Repair & Maintenance

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      Latest: Material Type? Roof & Box cover repai Strawhouse, Aug 22, 2017 at 6:16 PM
    5. Miscellaneous Repairs & Maintenance

      Questions, Tips and Tricks for keeping your PU or TV in top shape that aren't covered under one of the other "The Garage" forum topic headings.
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      Latest: tail light lens for coleman columbia? JPBar, Aug 23, 2017 at 7:48 PM
    6. Mystery Parts

      Ever find a part on the camper and say "What the heck is that!" ?
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      Latest: What is this plug for? adrianpglover, Aug 23, 2017 at 7:53 AM
    7. Tires / Brakes / Bearings / Axles

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    8. Camper Storage / Winterizing & De-Winterizing

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    9. Wiring

      Camper's internal wiring as well as the wiring between the camper and tow vehicle.
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      Latest: Converter won't shut off Sportside, Aug 23, 2017 at 6:49 PM
    1. Tow Vehicles, Hitch & Towing

      You think you hate it now, but wait till you drive it
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      Latest: Towing pup with a Subaru Outback SidecarMike, Aug 23, 2017 at 11:36 AM
    2. Cargo Carriers / Bike Racks / Other Storage Option

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      Latest: Storage options for Santa Fe Tongue Snowman, Aug 22, 2017 at 10:26 PM
    3. Taking Your Camper Off Road

      Questions and Tips on Off-Roading with your camper
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      Latest: add some shock..? kojack, May 1, 2017
    4. Road Safety Systems

      Safety Systems including External Signaling Systems (brake lights, turn signals, backup lights, running lights), Fire Extinguishers, First Aid Kits, and so on.
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      Latest: Trailer Braking Rules rabird, Aug 23, 2017 at 8:57 PM
    1. General Camper Setup / Take Down

      Please check the boards under "The Camper - At Th Campsite" for a possible more appropriate board for your new topic before starting a new one here. This board is for general setup questions & information not covered in the other boards.
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      Latest: Socket Jenie for Jayco roof SteveP, Aug 2, 2017
    2. Slide-Outs / Bunkends

      Question, Tips, & Tricks for dealing with Slide-Outs & Bunkends
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      Latest: Bunk end won't stay pulled out SoBe, Aug 22, 2017 at 6:38 PM
    3. Heating / Cooling Systems

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      Latest: How safe is Mr Heater Buddy in the pup?? Customer, Aug 22, 2017 at 9:27 PM
    4. Power - Site Power/Batteries/Generators/Solar

      If you need power for lighting or whatever, here is where you will find some options.
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      Latest: Building my electrical center... rabird, Aug 23, 2017 at 8:58 PM
    5. Canvas / Awnings / Add a Rooms / Tarps / Tents

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      Latest: Best Waterproofing Product JLBlair, Aug 15, 2017
    6. Plumbing Systems (The Fresh, The Blue, The Grey, &

      Blue or Fresh Potable Water / Grey or regular Waste Water / Black or Well, you get the idea
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    7. Leveling Your Camper

      Before you raise the roof, make sure the camper is level. Here are some tips on how. From BAL Levelers to Lynx Levelers, from the Tongue Jack to Screw-Jacks, you'll find it here.
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      Latest: Camco Leveler 44423 chambo, Aug 2, 2017
    8. Stabilizing Your Camper

      Remember, put you stabilizers down after the roof is up and put them up before you lower the roof. Or UP-down, UP-down.
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      Latest: Anyone try the steadyfast system?? noahnsteph, Aug 18, 2017 at 5:30 PM
    9. Propane - Got Gas

      Propane and Propane Related Products. "Taste the meat, not the heat"
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      Latest: Coleman outside stove scottveazie, Aug 18, 2017 at 10:50 PM
    10. Refrigerators and Coolers

      Keeping it cool.
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    11. Cushion, Curtains, Carpets, Bedding, Clothing Stor

      Inside and outside, where you sit, sleep, eat, or just relax.
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      Latest: cleaning cushions and beds scott33, Aug 15, 2017
    12. Lighting, Interior and Exterior

      From Tacky Lights to Tiki Torches, find out how to best illuminate your campsite.
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      Latest: Options for adding extra light on the ceiling inthedirt, Aug 23, 2017 at 10:11 AM
    13. Campsite Electronics

      Post your questions/comments about using Televisions/Radios/Computers/Internet at the campsite.
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      Latest: running a generator for power chambo, Aug 11, 2017
    14. Campsite Security & Safety

      How to make your campsite secure from unwanted guests and to keep your camper safe.
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    1. Recipe of the Month

      Selected from thousands of entries, these are the tops.
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      Latest: Hasenpfeffer Search? Jenkamus, Mar 27, 2017
    2. I Smell Something Cooking!

      I don't know why they call it Hamburger Helper? It does just fine by itself.
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    3. Healthy Outdoor Cooking

      Sometimes you need to eat healthy while on the road or camping. This board will help you make the healthy choice.
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      Latest: Eggs nineoaks2004, Aug 9, 2017
    4. Dutch Oven Cooking

      Everything Dutch Oven! Cooking, Tips, Recipes, Cleaning, and Purchase Suggestions.
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    1. GPS / Geocaching & Mapping Applications

      Now that GPS units are getting less expensive, geocaching is becoming the hot new activity for anyone who enjoys the outdoors.
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    2. Canoeing / Kayaking, Boating, & S.C.U.B.A.

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      Latest: MR 340 Fleetwood Max, Aug 10, 2017
    3. Fishing

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      Latest: Fly Fishing Fishouts Arruba, Jul 5, 2017
    4. Astronomy / Star Gazing

      You don't need a telescope to enjoy the stars.
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      Latest: 2017 Total Eclipse SCDave, Aug 12, 2017
    5. Photography

      Shutter-bug talk. Best Cameras, Digital V Film, Camera Settings. . .
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    6. Biking

      Mountain, Rail-trails, or just plain pedaling around the campground.
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      Latest: Show your bike!! DCL_CT, Jun 16, 2017
    7. Hobbies and Other Activities

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      Latest: I need help finding a new music genre Mausinn, Aug 21, 2017 at 11:51 AM
    8. Campfires and Firewood

      Gather up some wood and have a campfire!
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      Latest: Save your Ash MNTCamper, Aug 11, 2017
    9. Games

      Game you bring along to the Campground
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      Latest: The Music Game jlynn58, Aug 23, 2017 at 6:09 PM
    10. Jokes And Campfire Stories / Songs

      Here’s a spot to share your favorite jokes and campfire stories. Please keep all postings clean and please do not post anything that may be offensive to other members.
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    1. General Weather Forum

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    2. Cold Weather Camping

      Tips & Tricks for camping in the Winter
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    1. Deals too good not to share!

      If you know of a bargain, deal or just plain free stuff, put it here! Postings from this forum are deleted bi-monthly.
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      Latest: Custom campers $8000 inthedirt, Aug 23, 2017 at 10:09 AM
    2. For Sale and Wanted

      Postings from this forum are deleted bi-monthly.
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    3. FreeCycle

      Instead of discarding that old camping gear, post it here so maybe someone else can use it. All items posted must be FREE! You may charge shipping but only for the actual cost of shipping.
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      Latest: A few items for freecycle nineoaks2004, Aug 22, 2017 at 2:21 PM
    1. Post your club forums here

      If you want a private club forum or if you want a direct link to your club forum let us know.
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      Latest: Ac problem BIGTOM, May 31, 2016
    1. Hey PUP Staff, Let me tell you what I think!

      Add your suggestions and comments directed to the Webmaster, the moderators, or about PopUpPortal, in this forum area.
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      Latest: Tapatalk mar-ine, Aug 20, 2017 at 4:17 PM
    2. Misc Events

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    3. PUPcasts

      Check our latest Podcasts and related website links.
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      Latest: May we suggest some topics? ricko, Dec 1, 2011
    4. Featured Products

      Every so often a product comes along that everyone should really checkout.
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      Latest: PUPortal stickers and stuff! twolarsons, Aug 18, 2017 at 10:05 AM
    5. Monthly & Pop Quiz Sweepstakes

      PopUpPortal's Monthly & Pop Quiz Sweepstakes
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      Latest: PUP Quiz 5/11/2011 Bullfrog Bheer, Jan 15, 2012
    6. Website Tips & Tricks

      Tips & Tricks on how to better post & navigate the website.
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    7. Articles

      Articles submitted by members of their camping experiences.
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    8. Web Site Features/Products

      Announcements on new features & products
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      Latest: Tapatalk TRR, Aug 20, 2017 at 7:06 PM
    9. Posts to Twitter

      Board for Admin to messages to Twitter subscribers
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    10. The Woodshed

      This is a bin where topics which have gone bad or SPAM can be moved so the they can be cleaned up and put back into the general site for public viewing.
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      Latest: Trailer towing licensee JustRelax, Nov 7, 2016
    11. Moderator Section

      Moderator Section
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      Latest: Help with abbreviations! RotnMom, Oct 2, 2015
    12. Admin Message Prep

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      Latest: Test Edit Thread pupadmin1, Feb 27, 2017
  1. National Parks, Forests and ACOE Campgrounds

    Some of Smokey The Bear's Favorite Places (ACOE: Army Corps Of Engineers)
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    Latest: BOARD LOCKED ! PopUpSteve, Mar 7, 2012
  2. State/Provincial Parks & Forests, County/Regional

    Please start all subjects with the two-letter abbreviation for the State or Province
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  3. Private Campgrounds

    Everything from Ma & Pa Campgrounds to National chains
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    Latest: Nudist camping???????? Haybale, Jun 26, 2017