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Old 05-12-2019, 07:35 AM   #1
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What Campfire? The Weather is LOUSY

Merely a whimper.



It's raining again with some snow predicted in the Adirondacks. Yeah, I'n not the only one this spring but the 5er just is not ready to use this year. Got the inside and roof cleaned and the wheel bearings packed. I also have two of the four slide toppers on .... but the weather for the rest of the week .... more. And the CG where we spend most of the summer opens on Thursday. I have two more toppers to install then it needs at least a wash though a wax job is needed but will be done at the CG.



Going to be busy ... if the rain ever stops and I can trim the new webs from between my toes
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Old 05-12-2019, 07:46 AM   #2
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Dave, there are a lot of us all over the country feeling your pain. My yard is the wettest I've seen it since we built it 12 years ago. One of the reasons we picked this lot was because of the excellent drainage. Looks like we are getting a break in the rain here in Oklahoma this week for our 5 day camping trip. Come July and August we'll be begging for rain!
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Old 05-12-2019, 12:17 PM   #3
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We have had to evacuate campgrounds twice now due to rivers flooding. It is so nice to be next to beautiful rivers, but such a pain when it rains so much the river floods!
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Old 05-12-2019, 12:22 PM   #4
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We just had two inches of heavy wet snow in North West Wisconsin two days ago. Been one of the coolest May's that we have ever seen.
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Old 05-12-2019, 12:53 PM   #5
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Last year we had over 60 inches of rain and we are above our normal of 40 inches for this year. Last year beat our all record for rain.

On the plus side I’m a farm boy and the hay is growing. The next problem is how to get it up with so much rain. You have probably heard you make hay when the sun shines, it’s true. When is the sun going to shine for three days in a row?
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Old 05-14-2019, 05:58 AM   #6
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Still raining with some snowflakes mixed in and 38* this morning. I did get the third topper on the 5er yesterday, finishing --- in the rain.



The 4th and last but longest (156") topper may get installed tomorrow -- if it doesn't rain. I have to say that installing these topper is not a hard job, just very time consuming with having to install the awning rails with many, many self drilling screws. The Dometic instructions are not well written with the anti billow stop and bracket install write up totally confusing,


(I wonder if it's time to take the snowblower off the tractor yet)
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Old 05-14-2019, 12:38 PM   #7
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I feel your pain. The cover is still on...
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Old 05-14-2019, 12:47 PM   #8
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It has been unseasonably cold here in AZ also. It should warm up soon with some luck.
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