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Offline Scout

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« on: September 23, 2012, 12:09:26 AM »
Hi all,

After months of looking at this great site and all of the fantastic information, I thought I should finally join.

Had long service leave a few years back and hired a motorhome and drove to Darwin. Great trip and after spending a lot of time chatting to people with camper trailers and checking them out, we decided to buy our own. Also after years of tent camping (and 22 years in the Scouting Movement - hence the nickname), we decided that it would making the camping experience easier with the kids and introduce them to the great outdoors.

Our camper is nothing too fancy, a Market Direct Offroad Camper, nice easy entry level camper (with a few mods already - thanks to the MySwag site) to tow behind the Ford Territory. Just sticking to caravan parks and DEC camp sites for now (liking the creature comforts!) and easing the family into it.

Have had a few great trips in it so far and really just working out what suits us.

Best of all we are outside and having fun!

I look forward to hopefully contributing something useful!



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Re: G'day
« Reply #1 on: September 23, 2012, 05:22:06 AM »
Welcome to The Show Scout, sounds like you have the "Be Prepared" attitude for this site but don't forget  :worthles:

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Re: G'day
« Reply #2 on: September 23, 2012, 06:43:59 AM »
Welcome Scout,
I hope you enjoy your time here.


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Re: G'day
« Reply #3 on: September 23, 2012, 01:22:37 PM »
*offers left hand*


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Re: G'day
« Reply #4 on: September 24, 2012, 05:22:13 AM »
Hi Scout,

10 years ago my better half took me and the kids camping kicking and screaming. Smart enough to pick somewhere with hot showers and toilets. 10 years on Iam the camping nut and will now compromise on the creature comforts!!!!!

You are definitely going about it the right way :cheers:

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Re: G'day
« Reply #5 on: September 24, 2012, 07:35:10 AM »
Welcome Scout and concrats on the camper. As long as you are out enjoying the outdoors that the best thing

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Re: G'day
« Reply #6 on: September 24, 2012, 09:38:14 AM »
Welcome to the madhouse Scout,

22 years in Scouting is a long time, we have several Leaders between the 15 and 20 year mark, our first 20 year (active) Leader is about 12 months away.

(Yes that was my Scouting name)

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Re: G'day
« Reply #7 on: October 01, 2012, 08:01:03 AM »
G'day Scout,

To MySwag,
You said it, you're out there having a go, Good on ya  :cup:
There is plenty of great info here to help you with trip planning, some great trip reports as well as having a good laugh.
Happy & Safe travels.
You don't use magic to disappear, all you need is a 4wd & a Swag ;)

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Re: G'day
« Reply #8 on: October 02, 2012, 05:13:49 AM »
Hi Scout and welcome to My Swag

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