Trailer questions

Turkeynugs

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Not exactly hunting related but I’m going to be getting a hand me down fifth wheel in the very near future and have a couple questions that I figured were worth asking here...

I live in Poway and don’t have room to park it at my house so I need somewhere safe to store it. It’s 26’ and don’t really want to drive more than 30 minutes from my house to pick it up/drop it off when needed. Does anyone have any storage suggestions that won’t completely break the bank?

I also will need to have a new hitch installed in my truck. Any recommendations for fair-priced shops in the county that do good work?

Thanks a lot!


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Truduct

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my recommendation is sell it and when you want to go camping rent one. Money pits especially if you have to pay to store them. You can rent a motor home for $100 a night. Then return it for the rental place to worry about.
 

ilovesprig

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my recommendation is sell it and when you want to go camping rent one. Money pits especially if you have to pay to store them. You can rent a motor home for $100 a night. Then return it for the rental place to worry about.
This....One year of rental fees will probably be more than it's worth...Now, If you don't mind driving to Niland...Paul gets $180.00 a year at Niland Storage.
 

Turkeynugs

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Valid point for sure. The trailer is free to me if I want it but the storage/parking fees that I’m finding online are pretty brutal. Steve that’s a great deal out in Niland but it’s just a little bit outside of my ideal 30 minute travel zone!


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Snake Charmer

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Valid point for sure. The trailer is free to me if I want it but the storage/parking fees that I’m finding online are pretty brutal. Steve that’s a great deal out in Niland but it’s just a little bit outside of my ideal 30 minute travel zone!


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Not to mention your trailer will rot in the sun out there short order.
 

SDLIVIN

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Trailers are like boats, you want friends with them... now if you are retired, or you really think you are going to be using it a couple times a month to warrant the storage and maintenance expense. Then by all means. But usually it sounds like a good idea initially and then ends up sitting being unused more then not.
 

longbowhunter2

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sell it, unless you have good, good friend.
plus the DMV fees once a year, plus maintenance.
but that said how often are you using it, weight the diffrence
ricks RV did a good job for me, electric brake, and hitch
 
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MAG 1

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my recommendation is sell it and when you want to go camping rent one. Money pits especially if you have to pay to store them. You can rent a motor home for $100 a night. Then return it for the rental place to worry about.
All about fun RV rentals in Ramona is what you want.
You can PM me I have a guy that I rent from who drops it of where I want it and picks it up. It has 2 bedrooms and a fire place. Wife loves it.
 

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We have 1/2 acre and a big storage area on the side of my house so we bought a 28’ travel trailer. We bought 2 years old, hardly used for $15k off new price because someone else was sick of paying $350/month! They kid it for two years and used it four times. So four trips cost them $8400 in storage fees and $10-15k in depreciation.

Expensive camping trips


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JonnyZ

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If you get a membership at Tejon Ranch, they only charge you $100 a month to store it at the campground!!! ;)
 
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Turkeynugs

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If you get a membership at Tejon Ranch, they only charge you $100 a month to store it at the campground!!! ;)
I’ll pitch that to the wife as a money-saving strategy and see how it goes...


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