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DadsHemi
11-20-2018, 06:01 PM
It’s getting close for my wife and I to leave for Ca, headed out 12/8. I’ve serviced the 5th and the Ram and there ready to go. Will be gone for the next two years +, my GoldWing is being picked up for shipment and our Durango will be being shipped. We’re relocating to San Dimas and will be staying at Eastern Shore RV Park all that’s left to do is load my wife’s stuff in the 5th and a few things of mine, will be bringing 1 chocolate 90lb lab and 1 13lb cat....yeah this will be exciting lol. Our route thus far is I-20 to I-10 to I-8 and stay in Yuma for a few days and visit with my parents who winter down their. The we will head up 78 to 86 thru the salt &sea area back onto I-10, this will be Sunday the 16th so hopefully traffic will be better then a Saturday or a Monday lol.

PNW Fireguy
11-20-2018, 06:48 PM
Get ready for gas sticker shock.

BB_TX
11-20-2018, 07:03 PM
Enjoy your new adventure.

Don’t know which Florence you are starting from. But if you are taking I-20 thru Bossier City/Shreveport area, and did not see my recent post, take the I-220 bypass around Bossier City/Shreveport or have your truck and trailer beat to death on that very, very rough stretch of highway.

DadsHemi
11-20-2018, 07:47 PM
Enjoy your new adventure.

Donít know which Florence you are starting from. But if you are taking I-20 thru Bossier City/Shreveport area, and did not see my recent post, take the I-220 bypass around Bossier City/Shreveport or have your truck and trailer beat to death on that very, very rough stretch of highway.


We live in Florence Alabama, I did see your post about that. Thanks for that post. We take the Natches Trace to I 55 in Mississippi to hit I 20.

DadsHemi
11-30-2018, 06:37 PM
Brought the Monty to our local city park campground and set it up so we have power/water. Weíre going to load her up this week, pack the basement with new stackable storage containers.

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darrylwt
11-30-2018, 08:47 PM
Itís getting close for my wife and I to leave for Ca, headed out 12/8. Iíve serviced the 5th and the Ram and there ready to go. Will be gone for the next two years +, my GoldWing is being picked up for shipment and our Durango will be being shipped. Weíre relocating to San Dimas and will be staying at Eastern Shore RV Park all thatís left to do is load my wifeís stuff in the 5th and a few things of mine, will be bringing 1 chocolate 90lb lab and 1 13lb cat....yeah this will be exciting lol. Our route thus far is I-20 to I-10 to I-8 and stay in Yuma for a few days and visit with my parents who winter down their. The we will head up 78 to 86 thru the salt &sea area back onto I-10, this will be Sunday the 16th so hopefully traffic will be better then a Saturday or a Monday lol.

Why in the heck do you want to come to CA, I was born here and I want out. LOL

DadsHemi
11-30-2018, 08:58 PM
Why in the heck do you want to come to CA, I was born here and I want out. LOL

Lol...well I was raised in Canyon Country Ca and left in 95. The company I work for has a Job in Ontario and its an opportunity. We still have lot of family in So cal so it will be nice to see them on a regular base.

darrylwt
11-30-2018, 10:03 PM
Lol...well I was raised in Canyon Country Ca and left in 95. The company I work for has a Job in Ontario and its an opportunity. We still have lot of family in So cal so it will be nice to see them on a regular base.

Well than welcome back to CA!!!

rohrmann
11-30-2018, 10:30 PM
Bring plenty of fire extinguishers:eek:

DadsHemi
12-01-2018, 06:47 AM
Lol naaaaa, I’ll just drag some of our rain out west

The Bone
12-01-2018, 07:58 AM
Diesel will be over 44 a gallon. Are you really want to come here? I live here also in Norcal and hate it. Weather is the only thing cool about this place otherwise not so much.

Bring your visa, you're going to need it.

PNW Fireguy
12-01-2018, 09:11 AM
Donít under estimate the weather. Coming from the PNW I am in heaven right now in SoCal. It has rained a day or two but nothing compared to November in WA.

DadsHemi
12-01-2018, 03:16 PM
Diesel will be over 44 a gallon. Are you really want to come here? I live here also in Norcal and hate it. Weather is the only thing cool about this place otherwise not so much.

Bring your visa, you're going to need it.

We got it covered :thumbsup:

DadsHemi
12-01-2018, 03:17 PM
Donít under estimate the weather. Coming from the PNW I am in heaven right now in SoCal. It has rained a day or two but nothing compared to November in WA.


There calling for snow next Friday here, of course the day befor we leave.

waynemoore
12-02-2018, 10:34 AM
I now live in AZ but have my business is in Southern Ca. We lived in Southern Ca. for 45 years plus. My wife grew up there. It’s a beautiful place but. Lots of traffic, taxes, and homeless. My advice is enjoy the weather be very careful when on the freeways as the drivers are VERY aggressive.

DadsHemi
12-02-2018, 03:14 PM
I now live in AZ but have my business is in Southern Ca. We lived in Southern Ca. for 45 years plus. My wife grew up there. Itís a beautiful place but. Lots of traffic, taxes, and homeless. My advice is enjoy the weather be very careful when on the freeways as the drivers are VERY aggressive.

We will be entering Ca on a Sunday so hopefully it wonít be as bad as if it was a Saturday or during the week. Will say a few prays lol

The Bone
12-03-2018, 07:26 AM
Traffic is bad every day in Socal. LOL

waynemoore
12-03-2018, 01:05 PM
So true on the Socal traffic. If coming from Las Vegas on I 15 or from the east on I 40 where they intersect on Barstow CA. it can be a mess on a Sunday.

DadsHemi
12-03-2018, 03:14 PM
So true on the Socal traffic. If coming from Las Vegas on I 15 or from the east on I 40 where they intersect on Barstow CA. it can be a mess on a Sunday.

We will be coming in from I-8 and get on 86 thru the Salton SEa area to I-10.

Last2Die
12-04-2018, 11:18 AM
When I bought my new 2018 3920 I brought it home, as I bought it out of state. about 1000 miles later and several states we got back into California stopped in Bakersfield for diesel, I always walk around the trailer to inspect every time we stop, and all was well. Hit traffic go figure but by the time we got home we look and someone hit us. Luckily it did not hit the slide or the end cap, just the piece of sheet metal.

Just be careful there are some ****** drivers here in SoCal

waynemoore
12-04-2018, 01:21 PM
That route works well. But be careful when you get to the intersection of I-10 and 60. If you go on 60 it is a very bad road and very narrow. Better to avoid it as I-10 can bypass this mess. Just best to stay off 60 between I-10 and 91 after that 60 going west is good.

DadsHemi
12-04-2018, 04:43 PM
[QUOTE=waynemoore;1125617]That route works well. But be careful when you get to the intersection of I-10 and 60. If you go on 60 it is a very bad road and very narrow. Better to avoid it as I-10 can bypass this mess. Just best to stay off 60 between I-10 and 91 after that 60 going west is good.[/QUOTE

Once Iím on 10 Iíll stay on 10 to San Dimas.

waynemoore
12-05-2018, 01:45 PM
Yep that will work well for you.
Be safe and have a great time in Ca.

oddjobal
12-05-2018, 02:32 PM
I have camped at Eastern Shore RV Park many times. Very nice park. Gas is higher than other states. Traffic is always hit and miss. Enjoy your adventure and keep the rubber side down. Stay safe

DadsHemi
12-05-2018, 04:43 PM
Bought two new front tires today and checking off our list of items today, left the house at 7am and got back at 4:30pm. Few things left so hopefully we will be packed out tomorrow and clean up the house Friday.

whutfles
12-06-2018, 12:37 AM
Isn't that 13 lb cat going to put you overweight?

DadsHemi
12-06-2018, 07:23 AM
Isn't that 13 lb cat going to put you overweight?

Hahahaha...Itís possible

DadsHemi
12-06-2018, 07:22 PM
She is loaded up with exception of last minute things so tomorrow should be an easy day. Tires aired up, spare tires have been aired up ck ck and ck. We set up at our city camp ground on the River, gonna miss our beautiful town.

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richfaa
12-07-2018, 09:34 AM
California is a beautiful state and we have been there many times both Rv and non RV. Prices tend to be higher, traffic can be overwhelming.CA would not be our choice of domicile since we do have a choice.

The Bone
12-08-2018, 09:37 AM
There are some nice places here. Redwoods mountains and desert. Lots of things to do here but it's getting hard to afford to go to them. Diesel here is still in the HIGH $3 range. Crazy how much a home cost. Food isn't cheap ether. Not to mention the 55 MPH speed limit. Yep this place is nuts but beautiful just the same. I remember when California was a cool place and people used to be envious if you lived here now they think we are just nuts. And we are

DadsHemi
12-08-2018, 05:08 PM
There are some nice places here. Redwoods mountains and desert. Lots of things to do here but it's getting hard to afford to go to them. Diesel here is still in the HIGH $3 range. Crazy how much a home cost. Food isn't cheap ether. Not to mention the 55 MPH speed limit. Yep this place is nuts but beautiful just the same. I remember when California was a cool place and people used to be envious if you lived here now they think we are just nuts. And we are

I had a great time growing up there from 1965 to 95 when we left, would not consider it as a permanent residence again. Work yes residence no.

DadsHemi
12-11-2018, 06:31 PM
Well... We left home Sunday just in time, it snowed. Weíve made it to Benson Az at a very nice RV Resort for the night, itís called Butterfield Rv Resort.

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McIver
12-11-2018, 08:16 PM
AND I have 6 grandkids grandma MUST visit. 2 near Sacramento, 3 in Santa Barbara and one in Orange County. Why did I breed these kids who live in THAT state.

Carl n Susan
12-12-2018, 11:27 AM
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