Best pup for aging woman!

Discussion in 'Camper Pre-Purchase Questions' started by Paula Scott, Jul 22, 2013.

  1. Paula Scott

    Paula Scott Step lightly; Leave no trace.

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    I now have a 1996 Jayco that HAS to be replaced due to too many problems with it and me. Am looking diligently to buy about a 12 footer, new or used but must be easy to use (ie: remote up and down). Any suggestions out there? I'm open to any and all ideas. Thanks for any input. [RTM]
     
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    BarbaraFaith New Member

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    DH & I bought our PUP new last year. We we limited with options, because we needed a 8 footer due to towing capacity and storage space in our driveway. DH has mobility issues, and alot of the set up falls on me. It would be nice to have a remote for putting the roof up or down. What I find difficult for us is the awning, and putting the screen door on.
     
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    They don't have remotes, but from what I have seen and those who own one have said, the A-Liners are easy to use (ie, the roof literally takes about 30 seconds to set up and no cranking, no canvas to deal with).

    http://www.aliner.com/campers


    Here is a video showing how fast and easy they set up:

    ALINER - The Original Pop-up Camper
     
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    Byrd_Huntr Well-Known Member

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    My wife would agree. It really does set up in 30 seconds, and she takes great delight in doing it herself.

    Another consideration is that you don't have to unhook from your TV. You can just pull into a rest stop, pop up, make a sandwich, and take a nap if you like.
     
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    The trailmanors might be a bit tricky for a single aging lady to handle lifting the shells. Try it out and see if you feel comfortable with it. You may find you can do it with one hand, or you may find that it's too much to lift.

    The A-Liners and Chalets were what I was going to recommend.
     
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    Storm Trooper Home is where you park it!

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    And on at least one A-Liner you can get a tenting popout. [;)]
     
  8. Paula Scott

    Paula Scott Step lightly; Leave no trace.

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    Thanks guys! I watched the video. The Aline is pretty coooool...Although it doesn't seem as open and spacey like a pup. I'm enjoying your answers. Please keep 'em coming..Polly Popup
     
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