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Old 03-16-2010, 01:38 PM   #376
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That's a big can of worms. If you have insurance issues you might want to check into the details and see if your coverage is contingent on you residing in one place.

But RV'ers are a pretty fluid bunch. I've used Good Sam's services for about 2 years. Many folks are on the road so much that they have difficulty pinning down 'zactly where they live. Florida is pretty sympathetic to the plight of the "upscale homeless."
Doing some crack research the cost of maintaining a diesel vehicle is greater than that of a gasoline vehicle, guess I am going with gasoline. So now that I know when I buy I will be liable for emissions I need to figure out how I am going to work registration.

With my insurance you need to be part of the state of California but you can be homeless and still receive it. Which is weird in itself... So the question is, if I get mail forwarding in another state am I considered a resident of that state.

Another hurdle is that CHP get pissy when they see someone hanging around a state out of where the RV is registered. So I can't spend a lot of time here visiting my sister and such.
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Old 03-16-2010, 04:13 PM   #377
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I can't guarantee my medical condition will remain so placid for long.

Maybe ad stronger pumps and a water filtration system to pull water from streams or lakes to stock up my tanks, maybe add a better battery bank, maybe add solar panels.

http://www.campingsurvival.com/kahaemdewama.html

Go to West Marine and see if they have a larger version of this ^ - a hand operated RO water filter. The on in the link, above, is only an "emergency" jobbie but I think they sell larger ones to sailors. Per your first sentence above, you'll want to stay in shape. And RVers don't have access to a gym out in the woods. So, two hoses. One to the water sourse from the RO and one from the RO to a ten gallon jerry can. Carry several of them and you can make fresh, potable water anywhere you have access to water. And a hell of a workout!
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Old 03-16-2010, 04:17 PM   #378
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Another hurdle is that CHP get pissy when they see someone hanging around a state out of where the RV is registered. So I can't spend a lot of time here visiting my sister and such.
You'll want to check with an attorney first . . . . .

See if you can set up a Fla. Corp. through what Pirate John is telling you. Then have that corp. purchase and insured the motorhome. You, the CA resident, could then lease the motorhome from the Fla. corp.
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Old 03-16-2010, 05:24 PM   #379
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Haha, I do a good job of staying in shape now, I run, hike, lift free weights, and use exercise bands. Not too worried about staying in shape on the road. You'd be surprised what you can do with a weighted vest, two adjustable dumbbells, some exercise bands, and a firm tree branch or pipe.

I plan on using a a decent sized macerating pump to pull water from streams and lakes to get rid of large sediment and crap. From there it'll go into a multi stage activated carbon and UV filter into a holding tank. And just to be safe from the freshwater tank to my kitchen tap I'm going to add a multi stage RO filter. This way I can pump water from the graywater tank to my freshwater tank and recycle it through two heavy duty filters. I'll need to toss in a meaty water pump or two force water through the RO unit.

I just found out from my insurance company you can transfer their insurance to one of three states. Washington, California, and Nevada. In Nevada you can register a vehicle off of a mail forwarding address. My insurance company doesn't care what my living arrangement is, just that I report income changes and crap. So as long as they can contact me, call, e-mail, or send a letter, as well as get reports of income changes, I am good.

So looks like I'll be transferring that to Nevada, getting a mail forwarding address, and registering my wheels there, as well as transferring my bike over when the time comes.
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Old 03-16-2010, 09:06 PM   #380
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That is a good point about health insurance. I had to drop coverage from Kaiser when I moved to AZ.
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Old 03-16-2010, 10:22 PM   #381
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That is a good point about health insurance. I had to drop coverage from Kaiser when I moved to AZ.
Finding health insurance is a pain and can put many people in a dangerous situation. When I was without health insurance I paid for all my medical supplies out of pocket. I racked up a ton of debt that way and I'm thankful and grateful to have it now.
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Old 03-16-2010, 10:43 PM   #382
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Well, when you come up to Las Vegas, PM me.
I'll buy you a beer.

and if you need any errands run up here for you, let me know.
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Old 03-16-2010, 11:42 PM   #383
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Well, when you come up to Las Vegas, PM me.
I'll buy you a beer.

and if you need any errands run up here for you, let me know.
Awesome! Thanks man.
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Old 03-17-2010, 09:42 AM   #384
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getting a mail forwarding address
http://www.maillinkplus.com/

Highly recommended.
And they just happen to be in NV.
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Old 03-17-2010, 12:19 PM   #385
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http://www.maillinkplus.com/

Highly recommended.
And they just happen to be in NV.
That looks great. And reasonable. Thanks!
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Old 03-22-2010, 09:07 AM   #386
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Nobody has to worry about Health Insurance now.
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Old 03-22-2010, 10:17 AM   #387
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Nobody has to worry about Health Insurance now.
Just about the taxes that they will impose to pay for it. I do not know how they are going to fund this program but I can only imagine there will be increased or new taxes involved.
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Old 03-22-2010, 12:21 PM   #388
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I've spent 20 years working as a teacher and running a business with my wife. Big turn down a few years ago has rendered the last 20 years meaningless. I have to ride out an expensive lease for the next 16 months and then we are outta here! Travel and teach wherever the wind blows. Not at all bitter, just could care less about doing one more thing the way I'm sposed' to!
What an appropriately themed thread for my general state...Thanks!
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Old 03-22-2010, 12:23 PM   #389
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I've spent 20 years working as a teacher and running a business with my wife. Big turn down a few years ago has rendered the last 20 years meaningless. I have to ride out an expensive lease for the next 16 months and then we are outta here! Travel and teach wherever the wind blows. Not at all bitter, just could care less about doing one more thing the way I'm sposed' to!
What an appropriately themed thread for my general state...Thanks!
Might it not be cheaper to enact the termination clause?

Usually it is just two to four months value on the lease.
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Old 03-22-2010, 08:49 PM   #390
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Just about the taxes that they will impose to pay for it. I do not know how they are going to fund this program but I can only imagine there will be increased or new taxes involved.
Which is one of the reasons that I chose to retire early.


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