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RV Living

This is a group for seasonal workers who have lived in RV's, are currently living in an RV or want to live in an RV while at seasonal jobs.

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Your RV 27 Replies

I was wondering what kind of an RV everyone has? I have a 1994 Rexhall Aerbus 3300.

Started by Coly Hope. Last reply by Carol Mar 3, 2015.

Summer 2015 2 Replies

I was wondering if anyone knows when they start posting job openings for the summer of 2015. We will take a Class A motorhome so need RV space. Looking for Mesa Verde but anywhere in Colorado will do.Continue

Started by Patty Brown. Last reply by Patty Brown Nov 9, 2014.

South Rim Grand Canyon in Winter

My summer job in Alaska ends in a month and am looking for winter work and have been looking at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon for winter employment. If anyone here has ever lived in an RV there…Continue

Started by Coly Hope Aug 22, 2014.

First Timers Jitters 8 Replies

Every time I think of buying an RV-motor home, a ton of family members tell me how expensive it is to maintain.Yet the perks are there, all your own stuff in your own place, and the seasonal life…Continue

Tags: motor, homes, advice, hosts, campground

Started by Carol. Last reply by Chris Cooling Jun 3, 2014.

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Comment by Ed Boland on January 23, 2012 at 10:19am

That Didn't work out to well! Just a hopefully quick hello! This is my OLD FAITHFUL: 1988 E-350 CL-C. I have been doing the work camping gig since 1998. After an 8+ year stint for one employer who downsized in Oct. 09' Decided this was the life for me. No More Long-Term Emlpoyers. I have been working mostly up and down the East Coast, Gulf, Midwest and now the Central State of KY. Looking forward to the RV Group discussions. ED

Comment by Ed Boland on January 23, 2012 at 10:11am

Comment by Keith Judkins on January 18, 2012 at 6:52am

Patty, i did some checking on using the Bellingham ferry to get to Alaska and it is quite expesive. For any vehicle an trailer over 21 feet it $ 105/foot from Bellingham to Whittier, AK. No you cannot get to your vehicle after sailing. You have to buy a ticket, RV ticket, room plus food.

Comment by Don Kostyal on January 17, 2012 at 9:40pm

 I don't have an RV yet but I am considering it. I worked at Signal Mountain Lodge last year and just got asked back for the 2012 season. Eventually I would like to see some other places but Signal was just too good all around to think about moving on--I hope I have quite a few good years left in me for more adventures. With a recent report on ABC News saying gas is going to hit near $5 a gallon by Memorial Day I may hold off and see what happens. But I am interested to know how well 5th wheels would hold up living in all the time and traveling as well.

Comment by Keith Judkins on December 7, 2011 at 8:17pm

I hope gas stays like this through the summer. Here in Oklahoma it is not $2.95/gal. and drifting down. Has any of you RV 'ers got a job this summer(2012)  in YNP. We're hoping to be hired on but are still waiting on word from Xanterra.

Comment by Billie Brown on April 19, 2011 at 5:59pm
That would probably be a smart thing to do.  Less fuel also. (lightweight)  I pull mine with a 1 ton  Ford diesel.  And wouldn't you know it fuel is sky high.  Oh well, may have to borrow money to get to Glacier but am leaving Friday not matter what.  I ask them about all the snow and they said yep tons of snow but the roads are clear.  Sure enough they don't live in TX. Ha Ha!
Comment by Keith Judkins on April 19, 2011 at 4:50pm
Great to hear Billie. We are waiting on a new series of light weight 5th wheels in the 30 foot range and light enough for the heavy duty 1/2 ton pickup market. I have a Ford 3/4 ton pickup and can pull up to 9100 lbs. So just trying  to find the right match. What do you pull your 28 foot with?
Comment by Billie Brown on April 19, 2011 at 12:06pm

love the Keystones.  I have a 5th wheel also.  28' Sportsman (KZ).  We purchased it from the original owner and had it about a year.  So far we love it.  I wish we would have gotten a longer one but I suppose if I had one 50' it wouldn't be big enough LOL.

 

Comment by Keith Judkins on April 19, 2011 at 12:01pm
We are looking at a Keystone Laredo 5th wheel trailer.
Comment by Billie Brown on April 19, 2011 at 11:53am
Yes Keith that sounds logical.  But sometimes there is no logic. LOL  Good Luck anyway.  I think doing a campground position would be a good gig.  Maybe next year like you said.
 

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