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  1. ill.plainsman

    2021 Illinois popups spring rally

    Go to "Champaign County Forest Preserve District". Look up camping and sign up (reserve) grab a site. We are in the low numbers 1-22 so far.
  2. ill.plainsman

    2021 Fall Rally

    Whats the differences between them? Ive never been out there. Except for 2013 Ive been Illinois bound. I had a great time in 13 going to 4 out of state ones tho. Give me a reason, any reason.
  3. ill.plainsman

    2021 Illinois popups spring rally

    Nice, but I don't have a list of names, unfortunately . We will be on sites #8 &#9.
  4. ill.plainsman

    2021 Illinois popups spring rally

    Yes this is a very kid , family event. About 30 miles to Gibson City I think. But we have a meet and greet on Friday and potluck and bonfire on Saturday With kids crafts on Saturday morning. Only real time for a movie will be some where between crafts and the potluck. Of course the bonfire is...
  5. ill.plainsman

    well it lasted a year. Our hybrid has lost its hold.

    I don't think that would do it. I don't know how to put pictures on here. Im still kind of ignorant on these sites. The J-Lock he's and I'm talking about is a thick J shaped semi hard soft plastic strip that is sewn on the edge of canvas that goes around the top edge of the canvas and it joins...
  6. ill.plainsman

    well it lasted a year. Our hybrid has lost its hold.

    Thanks to Old Geezer. looks like its going to be a regular Maintenance problem. Ill report back if I get any more information on an upgrade.
  7. ill.plainsman

    well it lasted a year. Our hybrid has lost its hold.

    Our Bullet Outback by Keystone has lost its hold on its self. 2019 model. The canvas has a plastic band on the edge of it, that clips the canvas to the wall. The clipping Im referring to seals the edge that is up against the front bunk. Where this makes a turn on the right side, its coming off...
  8. ill.plainsman

    We found it. Sleeping under canvas. In a hybrid.

    We found our special camper. We were looking all over for our special camper. We wanted a place to sleep without having to set up every night. ie. Walmart camping. We really like sleeping outdoors, ie. under canvas. We wanted to be able to use the bath facilities without setting up. We wanted a...
  9. ill.plainsman

    2021 Illinois popups spring rally

    I understand your wishes. We were going to have our 2020 spring rally there last year but Covid messed us up. We did get to have the fall rally but it was at a different park. We are planning on the spring rally this year, so making it this year is pretty important to us. A word to the wise on...
  10. ill.plainsman

    2021 Illinois popups spring rally

    May 14-16th 2021 at Champaign County forest preserve district. We have been here before and the people loved it. Its a county park so reservations are through the counties own reservation system. We are reserving In sites #1 thru #22 right now and if we get these filled up there are more loops...
  11. ill.plainsman

    Keystone Bullet Crossfires? 2020 Specs and evaluations.

    Im looking for specs on a new 2019 Keystone Bullet Crossfire. Last week my DW and I found a hybrid that looks simple enough for us. Not all the fancy stuff you know? 3 bunks in case we bring some Gr Kids. but really a nice setup with a slide and basic utilities. However No specs could be...
  12. ill.plainsman

    Canvas Repair

    You might also try a Fabric shop and ask if they know of someone who reupholsters furniture or ask a nice furniture supplier if they know of somebody.
  13. ill.plainsman

    2020 8TH annual Illinois popups spring rally

    OK it's on. The date is set as well as the place and sites are available. Let me go over this. Time will be: May 15 to 17th. A day early and a day late you'll still see some of us there. Place: Middle Fork Forest Preserve which is east of Rantoul Illinois about 11 miles on county rd...
  14. ill.plainsman

    2020 8TH annual Illinois popups spring rally

    Dback2k4 , yes we do. We start it off with a meet and greet Friday night after you're set up. On Saturday we have some crafts for the kids. We have some fishing if you have your license We have some flat lander hiking. Then we visit each other if we cant do the hiking. We get ready for a...
  15. ill.plainsman

    2020 8TH annual Illinois popups spring rally

    Welcome to the 8th annual spring rally for the Illinois pop-ups group. We are planning another one for the coming spring. This one is going to be held at the same place we had our first one and several others.. Champaign County Forest Preserve District at Middle Fork. 5 miles north of...
  16. ill.plainsman

    Loving the camping life.

    Loving the camping life.
  17. ill.plainsman

    Illinois 2019 Spring Rally

    Yea I'm afraid they book really fast out there.We be glad to have you out there. Come visit for the day if you can. We are having breakfast at 8am at my site #21. That will be the rally site#21. After breakfast we have a young lady doing crafts. She comes out with some coo ideas. Once Lori is...
  18. ill.plainsman

    Illinois 2019 Spring Rally

    Great to have you! This is gonna be a great one. We have 10 or so on the FB side as well , all ready. I'm hoping for as many from here or even more, as well. If your having a time trying to decide we will have some crafts for the kids Saturday morning remember even without the rally, this is a...
  19. ill.plainsman

    Illinois 2019 Spring Rally

    We have opened reservations on our rally at Starved Rock SP for this spring 2019. If some on here would be interested we are meeting May 31st thru June 2nd. 2019 . My site #21 we will use also as the rally site since there is plenty of room. There is quit a large area behind our site. Ive got...
  20. ill.plainsman

    2019 Popup Portal Spring Rally

    Thanks Vagov. I had a family problem I had to take care of, all done there now. Yes BookAsh. We are Meeting at Starved Rock on the first weekend of June. It really starts on the 31 of May and Ive asked for people to request which CG they would like to be in. Either the east or west CG The...




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