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Mondooker

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Posted: 06/16/22 11:02am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Yes, I wish I could access our bed and salon without slides. No problem with bathroom. But everything else requires a slide.

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Mondooker wrote:

Yes, I wish I could access our bed and salon without slides.
I'm not sure what that has to do with unhitching.

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Posted: 06/16/22 04:11pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I leave it hitched up if just stopping for some shuteye.
I can access half the fridge and the bed without opening the slides.


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Posted: 06/16/22 04:14pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I tend to just stay hitched for an overnight. Have even stayed hitched on a two night stay as I was on an excursion and did not need the truck for the day with an early rollout the next day.

Have also overnighted in a full hookup campground without unhitching and no utility connections. I feel no obligation to do unnecessary work.


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Leave it connected to the 5th wheel hitch but disconnect the 7 pin cord. I drop jacks as needed to stabilize or level.


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Cummins12V98 wrote:

Leave it connected to the 5th wheel hitch but disconnect the 7 pin cord. I drop jacks as needed to stabilize or level.



same for us. chevman


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Always unhooked when staying a campground. I stayed one night only (ever!) in a WalMart. I still unhooked and left truck about 6" forward from trailer hitch. Just felt if I needed the truck for an emergency or to get away, I could go.

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2oldman wrote:

Mondooker wrote:

Yes, I wish I could access our bed and salon without slides.
I'm not sure what that has to do with unhitching.


I would say it's inferred in this instance.


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LadyRVer wrote:

Always unhooked when staying a campground. I stayed one night only (ever!) in a WalMart. I still unhooked and left truck about 6" forward from trailer hitch. Just felt if I needed the truck for an emergency or to get away, I could go.
I haven't thought about needing an emergency getaway. We stay hitched but maybe I need to rethink my process.


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Posted: 06/17/22 06:26am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

if I can level with out unhoking I do, other wise I unhook and only pull 1 foot ahead.

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