What was the first camper you owned?

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  1. kmeece

    kmeece New Member

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    Our was a 2001 Starcraft that I paid $1000 for and it was a mess! I ripped out the fold down wardrobe and made space for a small dorm fridge because the fridge didn't work. I also put in new peal-and-stick tiles. It wasn't much but we loved it!
     
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    This is my first camper. [LOL]
     
  3. RockyRoo

    RockyRoo Just because you CAN doesn't mean you SHOULD

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    2007 coachman 086 sport. Bought it mid trip after the tent flooded and it came off the hitch 10 miles down the road from the dealership due to their mistake. The next year contained many many issues and it got traded in a year later after a hail storm
     
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    Our current PUP 1998 Coleman Mesa purchased in 2007
     
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    My current pup. :) 99' coleman Niagara
     
  6. Unstable_Tripod

    Unstable_Tripod Well, there's your problem!

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    A 2007 Fleetwood Yuma (10' box). Loved it in many ways but I do a lot of long touring trips that require multiple set-ups and tear-downs. The TrailManor was much faster and easier for that, plus it has a few more amenities.
     
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    The 1987 Jayco I have now. Very basic,but it works for me!
     
  8. CREEPPINGCHARLIE

    CREEPPINGCHARLIE CAMPING RECHARGES THE HUMAN MIND

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    An early seventies Jayco. Bought for $200 dollars and sold after two years use for $300 dollars. It did need some repairs when I boght it, all minor. It was a great way to start with pop ups. [8D] [PUC] [PUT]
     
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    1984 Palomino Shetland (one bunk end), bought ~1999 or 2000. We were the third owners. We bought the Cobalt in Aug. 11, and sold the Palomino last year, and it was sold again this year.
     
  10. Wrenchgear

    Wrenchgear Near Elmira, Southern Ontario

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    My current 2001 Rockwood 1910 was/is my first one. We picked it up in 2010. It was as brand new with very little use, and still is (still smells new inside ). We are the second owners.
     
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    Brand new large 2001 StarCraft Ventura with slide out dinette.
     
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    Ours was a 1975 Coachmen, we saw it for sale next to the road, beside a cemetery where we were attending a funeral. We stopped in and bought it after the services. Hated that my aunt died, but got a pretty sweet deal on the camper
     
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    A 1975, 18ft Coachman TT....then a 1975 10 ft Coleman Popup....then a 1965 25ft Airstream....a 1995 Fleetwood Utah.....presently....2004 Bantam Trail lite hybrid
     
  14. Chileno

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    I have been through many campers, First One a Palomino Pony, Second One a Coleman Santa FE, Next a Fleetwood Niagara 2007, and a 2619 Trailmanor 2004, but on the way home a NTM 2009 Trailmanor 2009, This one I bought from a dealer through RV Trader FL.
    The Palomino and the Santa Fe are sold years ago, The Niagara and the old 2004 Trailmanor are going to be sold this season, September, I hope so.............
    Well, this is my story.
    Regards
     
  15. apopkabob

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    I am enjoying my very first camper
    2013 Rockwood 1980

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    We were long time tent campers so our first PUP was a 1991 Starcraft Starflyer. We used it for six years before upgrading to a Coleman Niagara in 1997. We still have the Niagara. I still have the grill and the table in the picture. The rug was replaced only a couple of years ago with the current style of awning mat. I tend to keep things that work properly. My 36 year old daughter was fifteen when this was taken.
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    78 Lextra tent trailer, picked it up for $500, lasted me a year before i upgraded to my current 04 flagstaff 720 that i just bought last week, gonna give it a go camping at my brother's acreage this weekend to learn all about it :)

    Here's a pic of the lextra, it needed some love.
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    DSC00403 by 1_tyreguy, on Flickr

    Our very first one. Bought two years ago, still happy owners!
    2000 Jayco 8U.
     
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    Still on the first! LOL. Bought from neighbour after his kids outgrew camping. We had borrowed it once, gave back in better shape than borrowed (anal MIL) and was offered opp to buy. Then, found...the Portal!!!!
     
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    '94 Palomino Stallion in '97. It was stolen just 8 months later.

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