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Old 02-05-2018, 06:30 PM   #1
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I wasn't sure where to post this, but it seemed like this thread was the most logical. DW and I are starting to travel longer and longer in the Monty and while I always take my laptop I am finding that I more frequently wish I had a printer along. I am partial to HP but I would like a recommendation on a reasonably priced printer to use to print out travel plans, email receipts for campsites, etc. TIA.
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Old 02-05-2018, 06:58 PM   #2
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I had HP printers for my shop. I switched to Epson. Now instead of buying ink cartridges for $$$ I buy Epson bottles of ink for $13 each. Each bottle will do 4500 sheets. The cheapest printer is under $300 and pays for itself in ink. Just don’t turn it upside down.
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Old 02-05-2018, 07:23 PM   #3
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We have a HP printer in our 5ver for 5years with no problems.
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Old 02-05-2018, 07:24 PM   #4
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I like these small mobile printers; I have a couple of them. One is an HP the other is a Canon IP90 (my favorite). Both print as good as a full size. They are small enough to store in a drawer. Even after storing for more than a year, mine still prints fine.
Check the price of ink cartridges when making your decision.

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Old 02-05-2018, 07:40 PM   #5
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Wouldn't be without our printer, but then again we're in the Rig for approx 9 months of the year.
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Old 02-05-2018, 07:56 PM   #6
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We had 2 HP's but they didn't seem to be able to handle the ruff roads and or the dry western climate. Have had an Epson for the last 2 years and it's still hanging in.
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Old 02-05-2018, 09:23 PM   #7
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We use a small HP combination printer scanner fax. I prefer the wireless model and the cost of ink is not a big issue as I do not print that much, just occasionally.
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Old 02-05-2018, 10:33 PM   #8
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I saw a sale at Walmart and got an HP 1010 for $30. Works fine, but as others point out the ink costs more than the printer!!!

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Old 02-06-2018, 12:25 AM   #9
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We are running with an HP 6830 printer, no problems, and we can do any kind of printing, scanning, or anything else. It works just fine, rough roads and all, and the ink isn't terribly expensive compared to the cheaper printers.
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Old 02-06-2018, 07:58 AM   #10
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DW uses an HP all in one wireless connected through our Netgear wireless network and when we find cable or dsl internet at the new park, i piggyback through there gateway so we don't have to setup every time we park. No problems
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Old 02-12-2018, 12:20 PM   #11
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Our Epson WF3640 just died after 6 years. Good printer but big. Replaced it with an HP 2656. Not fancy but small, functional and CHEAP! $49 at Wally World, ink runs $25 for standard size cartridges.
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