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Old 09-20-2012, 08:37 PM   #11
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Default Traveling to Minesota

We just had a campout of our HiLove NY group. Our members said it would be three days travel each way to get to minesota. To be honest with you many aren't opting to go because of the travel time. We have been toying with the idea of going someplace as a group. Thanks for letting me know NY is a "rip" off at he gas pumps".NY also is a rip off in so many other ways. I would leave if i could. Long story why i have to stay. Anyway thanks for the information. At the present time we are waiting for suspension parts for our HiLo. I may have to go visit it at our dealer to put two bushels of clothes away,make the beds and drain the water tank. Forgot to do it on the way home. Hope we don,t have to winterize it at our dealer. Worst case we take it to our local specialty shop.
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Old 09-22-2012, 07:59 PM   #12
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Had a miracle!!!! Finances are now available to take the trailer to Jr and get a aluminum roof put on. Probably will make an apt for DEC. What are the gasoline prices in Pa and Ohio now? Hopefully will be lower when we need to travel.
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Old 09-22-2012, 08:30 PM   #13
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Sam -- Just before you go, try gasbuddy.com. this website will give you prices in those states for the last 36 hours. Right now, for the last 36 hours and for regular gasoline, Pennsylvania is running $3.61 to $3.69 per gallon, and Ohio is running $3.46 to $3.48 per gallon.

Also, this website will also target the fuel prices for various cities in the respective states and name and location of businesses with low cost fuel.

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Old 09-23-2012, 01:18 AM   #14
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I had also thought of gas buddy. Thanks for the info. What a difference between our $4.05 to $4.09 in NY. The only thing saving our neck is indian gas without the tax and five cents off on Monday. Most indian gas stations give us 5cents off for cash. With out the tax it is 20 cents a gallon cheaper.
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Old 09-23-2012, 01:21 AM   #15
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We have had a rubber roof for twelve yrs. It sounds like boiling macaroni when it rains. What does the aluminum roof sound like when it is raining?
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I lived in a house with a galvanized roof while growing up, and my family had to yell at each other to hear each other's words during a hard rain. Beach and I have camped in at least one hard rain where we had to yell at each other for the other one to hear--felt like I had gone back to my childhood on the farm.

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With the aluminum roof you definately know it is raining!

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Old 09-23-2012, 07:54 PM   #19
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Everytime it rains more than a light rain I wake up in our HiLo with the rubber roof. We have no problem talking to each other. It is hard to hear when i am in my couch bed and dh is cooking with the exhaust fan on. Once a week we take our daughter to her horseback riding lesson in the country. We are seeing more and more metal roofs on houses and barns. I,ve read about EPDM roofs for rvs. Seems to be a thicker material,different glue. Recently the roof was replaced with Metal where she rides, on the barn. They have three barns on the property. Keep the director of her program in your prayers. She is scheduled for a mastectomy,Miriam. I wonder if i am going to hate a metal roof after having a rubber one for twelve yrs.
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Old 10-12-2012, 11:17 PM   #20
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Our estimate from JR for a rubber roof came in at $4,100. We also told hime we would pick up the rubber roof membrane and dicor install kit. This also would have tax added on and two 600 mile round trips to Ohio No way is a 22 yr. old HiLo worth between $5,000 to 6,000 dollars. Plan B,our friend has an ace of a handyman who has access to a 16ft. barn and he will work on it when he finishes up some outside work he is doing. He also has a great roofer he works with. DH has a flexible job and will be able to help out with the demo and some of the repairs. Haven;t determined if it will be a metal roof or alum. The barn is 16ft. high(late night).I don't think just the roof alone is worth this kind of money.Any input welcome.
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