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Curious how often do members use their camper trailer, van etc (Poll)

Once a year
14 (2%)
Twice a year
51 (7.4%)
Three times a year
72 (10.4%)
Four times a year
107 (15.5%)
Five times a year
81 (11.7%)
Six times a year
94 (13.6%)
Seven times a year
34 (4.9%)
More then seven times a year
199 (28.8%)
Traveling Australia
23 (3.3%)
It's sitting around collecting dust
15 (2.2%)

Total Members Voted: 682

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How often do you use your camper (Poll)
« on: May 21, 2014, 06:00:54 PM »
Curious to know how often you use your camper, van etc per year per trip. I know this can vary but on average. This is not camping with a swag etc but using what we all have bought.

The poll is to see how often you do individual trips no matter how many nights as most people will do 2 nights to 2 week trips.

Members who are traveling around Australia can vote option 9. (Lucky People)

You can change your vote.


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Re: How often do you use your camper (Poll)
« Reply #1 on: May 21, 2014, 06:04:27 PM »
Only had it since October last year - have done 3 trips so far and now planning the 4th which will be the biggest. Other were 'shakedown cruises'.

In September planning to do a 5oookm trip to western vic, southern SA and then to Flinders ranges returning via Broken Hill etc.  Had the camper serviced today to make sure in good order - new bearings, brakes and cables, suspension greased.

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Re: How often do you use your camper (Poll)
« Reply #2 on: May 21, 2014, 06:10:22 PM »
Only had it since October last year - have done 3 trips so far and now planning the 4th which will be the biggest. Other were 'shakedown cruises'.

In September planning to do a 5oookm trip to western vic, southern SA and then to Flinders ranges returning via Broken Hill etc.  Had the camper serviced today to make sure in good order - new bearings, brakes and cables, suspension greased.

Great to here Terry.

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Re: How often do you use your camper (Poll)
« Reply #3 on: May 21, 2014, 06:22:29 PM »
How about an option for not nearly enough!

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Re: How often do you use your camper (Poll)
« Reply #4 on: May 21, 2014, 06:31:54 PM »
What about an option for people who haven't had it for a year yet but have done quite a few trips in it.
Ours is 5 Months old, but has done 4 trips so far. Not enough trips we Know ;D
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Re: How often do you use your camper (Poll)
« Reply #5 on: May 21, 2014, 06:34:07 PM »
Had my Trackie since Oct and already hit the 7 trips.  Didn't buy it to store it.
It is however winterised atm til maybe August/Sept.

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Re: How often do you use your camper (Poll)
« Reply #6 on: May 21, 2014, 06:37:07 PM »
We almost do 1 a month
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Re: How often do you use your camper (Poll)
« Reply #7 on: May 21, 2014, 06:37:34 PM »
What about an option for people who haven't had it for a year yet but have done quite a few trips in it.
Ours is 5 Months old, but has done 4 trips so far. Not enough trips we Know ;D

An estimate would be ok. The poll could have 100 options but its just a guide. Put down what you think would suit you best.


How about an option for not nearly enough!

My grand plans were ruined when SWMBO found a job she liked! I was hoping that we might have done a bit of touring when she quit her job and I'd take my long service, perhaps I should have told her that plan! Oh well, we'll get there one day  :D

Mate sorry cant control SWMBO job choices  ;D

Pick what suits you best.

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Re: How often do you use your camper (Poll)
« Reply #8 on: May 21, 2014, 06:37:40 PM »
We're probably lucky as there's a niece, nephew & ourselves, all with campers, who take it in turns to select a destination once a month.
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Re: How often do you use your camper (Poll)
« Reply #9 on: May 21, 2014, 06:40:05 PM »
Always never often enough
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Re: How often do you use your camper (Poll)
« Reply #10 on: May 21, 2014, 06:40:31 PM »
We're probably lucky as there's a niece, nephew & ourselves, all with campers & we take it in turns to select a destination once a month so it's a sort of must do thingy with all three families!
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Re: How often do you use your camper (Poll)
« Reply #11 on: May 21, 2014, 06:40:45 PM »
At least once every month. Depending on the season / weather etc, maybe twice a month.

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Re: How often do you use your camper (Poll)
« Reply #12 on: May 21, 2014, 06:42:16 PM »
We have had our camper for 5 years, it has not been on more than 20 camp trips - pretty bloody poor realy.
We started off really good and were using it on average once a month, but as the kids become teenagers, everything gets in the way, the kids have weekend jobs that they need to be driven to, there are music practice and concerts.
The camper has not moved since October last year and will not move till October this year....
We reckon we have about 3 years until all the kids can look after themselves - then LOOK OUT!


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Re: How often do you use your camper (Poll)
« Reply #13 on: May 21, 2014, 06:43:17 PM »

What about an option for people who haven't had it for a year yet but have done quite a few trips in it.
Ours is 5 Months old, but has done 4 trips so far. Not enough trips we Know ;D
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Re: How often do you use your camper (Poll)
« Reply #14 on: May 21, 2014, 06:46:49 PM »
We have had ours since October last year and have used it 6 times already and another go the weekend before the June long weekend so I should be on track if all the plans for future trips are good another 4 planned plus a couple weekend just for the hell of it trips.
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Re: How often do you use your camper (Poll)
« Reply #15 on: May 21, 2014, 07:04:55 PM »
Last year was just over 130 nights under canvas.
Every 2nd weekend for at least 3 days, usually 4, with a few 10 day trips thrown in.
Would be more if we can rid of this thing called work.

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Re: How often do you use your camper (Poll)
« Reply #16 on: May 21, 2014, 07:26:22 PM »
Last year was just over 130 nights under canvas.
Every 2nd weekend for at least 3 days, usually 4, with a few 10 day trips thrown in.
Would be more if we can rid of this thing called work.

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Re: How often do you use your camper (Poll)
« Reply #17 on: May 21, 2014, 07:27:18 PM »
Bragger  ;D

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Re: How often do you use your camper (Poll)
« Reply #18 on: May 21, 2014, 07:30:16 PM »

Yeah I'll say, who invited him to the party  ;D ;D :cheers:
i'd be looking for a holiday to rest from all the setting up and packing down.....
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Re: How often do you use your camper (Poll)
« Reply #19 on: May 21, 2014, 07:33:22 PM »
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Re: How often do you use your camper (Poll)
« Reply #20 on: May 21, 2014, 07:34:45 PM »
Great idea!

We've done 23 nights this year already! Going camping on the June long weekend for another three nights in the Blue Mountains with another swagger, c'mon team winter is no boundary!

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Re: How often do you use your camper (Poll)
« Reply #21 on: May 21, 2014, 07:41:59 PM »

My apologies I should have mentioned its the separate times you use the camper. No matter how many nights you use it.

As mentioned people on the road can vote no 8.

The poll is to see how often you do individual trips.

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Re: How often do you use your camper (Poll)
« Reply #22 on: May 21, 2014, 07:44:14 PM »
What about if you live in it?  ;D

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Re: How often do you use your camper (Poll)
« Reply #23 on: May 21, 2014, 07:46:04 PM »
What about if you live in it?  ;D

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Re: How often do you use your camper (Poll)
« Reply #24 on: May 21, 2014, 07:46:42 PM »
Great idea!

We've done 23 nights this year already! Going camping on the June long weekend for another three nights in the Blue Mountains with another swagger, c'mon team winter is no boundary!

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