Show me state startup! Hello all

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by Josh Stockman, Sep 19, 2018.

  1. Josh Stockman

    Josh Stockman New Member

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    So we have always been tent people and admired the wheeled castles from a distance. Today 9/19/18 we crawled from that most basic of camping styles and launched into the unknown world of PUP camping.
    I have been lurking and reading for a while and finally created an account. Learned as much as I could and stepped into the camper market.
    We found out that with our TV a low weight was needed and that really limited our options. We began almost weekly pilgrimages hours from our home to locate a unicorn camper that met our budget, needs, and wants. After dry rot, black mold, broken cables, and dream campers being sold while we still waited in line we were not shaken.
    Then today we found it a 1995 Coleman Stoney Creek. She is within our limits, budget, and now garage.
    We are so excited and can’t wait to learn any and all you can offer. Thanks and see you in the parks.
     

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  2. Sjm9911

    Sjm9911 Well-Known Member

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    Welcome , ask questions and post more pics. Search the sight and you will have more then enough info for whatever your needs.
     
  3. kcsa75

    kcsa75 Well-Known Member

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    Hey Neighbor. Congratulations on the NTU Pup and Welcome to the forum. Looks like a good one. Just proves that good things come to patient people. Where abouts are you in Central Mo.?
    [:)C]
     
  4. Josh Stockman

    Josh Stockman New Member

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    Jefferson City area.
     
  5. xvz12

    xvz12 Well-Known Member

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    Congratulations on the good looking camper, & welcome to the forum. Lots of good information here.
     
  6. megcabra

    megcabra Well-Known Member

    Welcome and greetings from North Carolina to the exciting world of Pop-Up camping!
     
  7. joet

    joet Well-Known Member

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    Welcome from the West Virginia mountains
     
  8. BikeNFish

    BikeNFish Well-Known Member

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    Hello and welcome from Minnesota!
     
  9. hayyward

    hayyward Active Member

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    I've often thought of my PUP as a "wheeled castle". :) Welcome from Wisconsin!
     
  10. durhamcamper

    durhamcamper Active Member

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    Welcome from Ontario Canada! Just out of curiosity.......why are the bed supports on the rear bed installed correctly but the bed supports on the front are straight down to the driveway?
     
  11. Raycfe

    Raycfe Waterford Ct.

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    Greetings from the Connecticut shoreline.
     
  12. WrkrBee

    WrkrBee Well-Known Member

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    Welcome to the Portal from South Carolina.
     
  13. hayyward

    hayyward Active Member

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    That's a good question durhamcamper. I was impressed that he was able to crank that camper off at what looks to be a perfect 90 degree angle in his driveway. Darn good for a newb. :)
     
  14. Josh Stockman

    Josh Stockman New Member

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    Okay so this is how the previous owner had it set up upon sale. I have since seen that they attach to the tongue of the trailer. I will be investigating further.
     
  15. hayyward

    hayyward Active Member

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    One wonders what else the PO did wrong! [:!]
     
  16. nineoaks2004

    nineoaks2004 Every meal is a picnic and every Day is a holiday

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    Welcome t the Portal from N/W Fl panhandle. Best advice is practice set up and take down as well as operation of everything including (if possible a camp driveway) to learn about your NTU unit. Hope ya'll have many great adventures in the future with the unit. Good luck and happy Camping
     
  17. DJS12354

    DJS12354 Well-Known Member

    Greetings from NEPA!
     
  18. Nani2

    Nani2 Active Member

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    Welcome from TN. We lived in St. Louis till about 15 years ago and have many fun memories of tent camping in MO.
     
  19. autobot152

    autobot152 New Member

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    Greetings from Illinois. We also recently purchased a 1995 Coleman Stoney Creek. My family of 7 just spent the week of Thanksgiving at Land Between the Lakes in KY. Enjoy!
     
  20. Jim Haner

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    She's a beaut Josh! Enjoy the new adventure!
     

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