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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
73 (10.6%)
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%)

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Offline ozstickman

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Re: How often do you use your camper (Poll)
« Reply #25 on: May 21, 2014, 07:50:41 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 #26 on: May 21, 2014, 07:51:26 PM »
travelled around aus last year. Did a few weekenders before as shake downs. Not been out since we got home as work and house fixing has got in the way.
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Re: How often do you use your camper (Poll)
« Reply #27 on: May 21, 2014, 07:54:54 PM »
You have the life!

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Re: How often do you use your camper (Poll)
« Reply #28 on: May 21, 2014, 07:55:29 PM »
Not at all
I chose the life.
I'm working on it. It all takes time.


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Re: How often do you use your camper (Poll)
« Reply #29 on: May 21, 2014, 07:59:22 PM »
I said three - but get out a bit more without it as well!
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Re: How often do you use your camper (Poll)
« Reply #30 on: May 21, 2014, 08:23:28 PM »
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Re: How often do you use your camper (Poll)
« Reply #31 on: May 21, 2014, 09:37:01 PM »
60 nights + last year. Ya gotta luv LSL at 1/2 pay and the ability to purchase leave. Woohoo!!!!

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Re: How often do you use your camper (Poll)
« Reply #32 on: May 21, 2014, 09:54:22 PM »
Travelling Australia at the moment - have set-up/packed-up 43 times in the last 20 weeks, only have another 30 weeks left.
In a normal year we would camp around 10-12 times p.a.

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Re: How often do you use your camper (Poll)
« Reply #33 on: May 21, 2014, 10:19:50 PM »
Where in blue mountains mate?


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Re: How often do you use your camper (Poll)
« Reply #34 on: May 22, 2014, 08:22:14 AM »
We get out in the camper every second weekend, occasionally life gets in the way and we might miss a fortnight. Paid too much to have it sit and gather dust.

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Re: How often do you use your camper (Poll)
« Reply #35 on: May 22, 2014, 10:01:46 AM »
Not enough, but that is not on the list.
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Re: How often do you use your camper (Poll)
« Reply #36 on: May 22, 2014, 10:22:49 AM »
Lots.

We try and incorporate into the kids sports as well. For example when my boy plays footy at Mullumbimby, we go down Friday arvo and stay at Brunswick Heads or Byron for the weekend.

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Re: How often do you use your camper (Poll)
« Reply #37 on: May 22, 2014, 10:31:55 AM »
Lots.

We try and incorporate into the kids sports as well. For example when my boy plays footy at Mullumbimby, we go down Friday arvo and stay at Brunswick Heads or Byron for the weekend.

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Re: How often do you use your camper (Poll)
« Reply #38 on: May 22, 2014, 11:22:56 AM »
We would spend 20 plus nights under some sort of canvas a year when not doing a big trip.

Last year we would have spent over 60 nights under canvas....good year last year ;D This year has a long way to go so who knows what big trips may arise ;)
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Re: How often do you use your camper (Poll)
« Reply #39 on: May 22, 2014, 12:05:52 PM »
We try to get away about 10 - 12 times a year from weekends to a couple of weeks. Would love to get away more.


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Re: How often do you use your camper (Poll)
« Reply #40 on: May 22, 2014, 12:16:31 PM »
Not nearly enough.  Sometimes I hook it up and just go around the block, come back and open a stubby!!

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Re: How often do you use your camper (Poll)
« Reply #41 on: May 22, 2014, 03:11:13 PM »
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Re: How often do you use your camper (Poll)
« Reply #42 on: May 22, 2014, 05:23:04 PM »
We've used our camper twice a year so far, but we never planned for more than that really.

For a simple week-end away, we use the ol floating camper, as its set-up and ready to roll and we tend to use the terra firma  camper for the time we go to Fraser, which we try for twice a year.

Because of work being season based (Lawnie), the warmer months are too friggin hard to get away on.

 
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Re: How often do you use your camper (Poll)
« Reply #43 on: May 22, 2014, 06:06:38 PM »
We average 15 nights a year currently. The average has dropped a bit in the last 12 months.


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Re: How often do you use your camper (Poll)
« Reply #44 on: May 22, 2014, 07:36:47 PM »
We like to get away at least once a month if not more!

It's just a great way to get away and relax!
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Re: How often do you use your camper (Poll)
« Reply #45 on: May 22, 2014, 10:54:03 PM »
We (or rather I) aim to get away twice a month with a view to at least getting something every 3-4 weeks at a minimum. Nothing like a Friday & Saturday night camp to feel like you have escaped the rat race.

This year we are doing well! Currently at 9 trips for the year for a total of 16 nights. We are heading away again this weekend so that will see my goal met YTD. Other than 5 nights at Easter it is all weekenders.
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Re: How often do you use your camper (Poll)
« Reply #46 on: May 23, 2014, 09:08:39 AM »
I'm feeling a little inadequate now :(

We only get away in the camper around 4 times per year, though admittedly, one of those times is usually an iconic one ie: the Kimberley, Uluru, Cape York, the Outback etc... ;D ;D ;D
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Re: How often do you use your camper (Poll)
« Reply #47 on: May 23, 2014, 09:27:49 PM »
Adding up is too hard. 

When the other half retired, we decided we would go camping every second weekend (inspired by kit e kat).  Didn't quite work out, but we have done a lot of time under canvas.  Less so more recently, but a biggie coming up soon kinda balances it out.

I'm clicking 7 + because a rolling average would be about that.   Reckon there should be brownie points for challenge level - eg Simmo, Cape etc.

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Re: How often do you use your camper (Poll)
« Reply #48 on: May 31, 2014, 10:33:51 AM »
In last 12 months, have spent 3 nights in it up at tantangra dam, snowy mountains.. On 3 occasions 2/3 or 4 night stints on south coast. And 8 weeks doing a trip to Eyre peninsula, Perth and south west WA..
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Re: How often do you use your camper (Poll)
« Reply #49 on: June 01, 2014, 03:53:11 PM »
Got the camper in march and done 1 week trip to Renmark, weekend trip to Claire valley and planed a trip Meningie and Robe for October so guessing it will balance out about 5 trips per year.
As we are new to the camper trailer lifestyle I hope as our experience grows we may increase our use.
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