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Old 05-01-2012, 04:44 AM   #1
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My name is Bruce, I live in southern Maryland with my wife Dauna,15 yr old stepson Scott, and 3 yrd old daughter Kailah. I went tent camping for quite a few years by myself until I got married, we did a few tent campings together, and she refused to do the tent camping, and so I retired from camping, lol. So now(finally!) we have our first camper and I'm back in the camping world, a new 2012 Kodiak 284BHSL towed by our 2005 Dodge Durango. Until now my towing experience has been my Andersen 6X12 utility trailer, Iv'e got a lot to learn in turning/backing. Glad to be in the company of some fellow Dutchmen, sure to get many of my questions answered here ;-hap .
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Old 05-01-2012, 05:00 AM   #2
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Hi Bruce,

Welcome to the group. on your new purchase.

Enjoy your stay.
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Old 05-01-2012, 08:44 AM   #3
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Hi Bruce & family, welcome to the Happy world. on your new Trailel.
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Welcome to the forum and back to camping, great picture of your new trailer.

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Welcome to the forum, Bruce! Congratulations on your new TT. I have to say, I'm with your wife. Tent camping with a little one, though it can be done, is not very fun, IMHO. A trailer makes it so much easier and gives you so much more time to enjoy your family and the outdoors. Happy camping!
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Old 05-01-2012, 05:17 PM   #6
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Welcome and glad you joined the group..Looks like a very nice unit.
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From one 284BHSL owner to another, Welcome!
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Old 05-02-2012, 01:08 AM   #8
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How do you like towing with the Durango? I bought a Pathfinder for boring some while ago but should have went with something with a solid rear axle.
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Old 05-02-2012, 03:25 AM   #9
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Hello all, just stumbled on this forum, glad to see a Duchman/ Komfort site. We just bought a Komfort 3650 ffl 5ver and we are picking it up this saturday. Really excited to pick it up and get camping. We traded in a wildcat 32 QBBS , belonged to the wildcat forum and got a lot of useful info from it, hope to do the same here. My name is Mark, my wife of 24 years is Tammie, we have a daughter Sarah, and a faithful camping buddy named Lady Like many we started tent camping, did that for many years, then decided to jump right into the wildcat. Now soon to be proud owners of a Komfort 3650ffl.
Just wanted to add, we live in central new jersey, just across the delaware from PA.
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Old 05-02-2012, 07:37 PM   #10
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Thanks for all the welcomes ;-hap . lmsteck, you are right about tent camping with a little one, I don't think it woulda worked out very well. thejean, at times it has been pretty smooth and easy towing with the Durango, but when we went on our first camping trip with things loaded in the storage area and in the camper, there was a little bouncy affect sometimes on the Durango end, my wife was getting nervous about it, but I just kept steady wheel and didn't go to fast and we made it alright, I don't feel like we overloaded it or anything. Haven't attempted going over mountains in Western MD or WV yet though, lol, that otta be fun. Welcome Mark!
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