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#1 bgilchr

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Posted 03 January 2018 - 10:30 AM

Bird dog people, hikers and backpackers, canoeists and kayakers, we've been dreaming of living lots of time in a Casita since we met a couple of retired teachers in New Mexico, returning from Texas to San Diego, and talked to Carla.  That was 2008.  I'm still working 3 days a week at REI, where I've held various positions for going on 32 years.  Carole's retired.  We're taking 12 weeks of "leave" a year this year and then next year much more.  We have Setters and French Brittanies, soon to move back to a 3 dog family.  Looking forward to meeting other Casita folks out on the road and elsewhere.


Currently trying to figure out if and how we need to add 20 and 30 amp circuit breakers in the circuits on our Tacoma.  Toyota thinks the breakers that come with the towing package and the brake controller they installed are only 15 amps.  I'll post this problem elsewhere.  Casita's closed until Monday.  Got a call into Larry.


Bill and Carole Gilcrhist

Cave Creek, Arizona

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#2 Eric Mayer

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Posted 03 January 2018 - 02:15 PM



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#3 clover

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Posted 03 January 2018 - 02:25 PM

Welcome to the Casita cult (family)


Best thing about bird hunting is watching the dogs work


Were with you on the hiking and kayaking 


The Casita is a great launching point for a lot of outdoor enjoyment

Happy Trails!
2003 17' SD
2002 F350 Diesel Crew Cab
(I know it is overkill but we live on a real ranch it takes a vacation with the Casita)

#4 Jerrybob

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Posted 03 January 2018 - 08:21 PM

Congrats and welcome.......you will love your Casita..........safe travels.

#5 Tombrown

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Posted 07 January 2018 - 10:13 PM

Welcome to the Casita family. I think the 15 amp would work fine - I don't see where there would be a big load between the car and trailer.

#6 NASA42 B

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Posted 08 January 2018 - 06:11 AM

Bill, Carole......


I towed a 24' ultralite  (3700 lbs loaded) dual axle all over the US for 3.5 years with my '07 Tacoma Prerunner with the tow package.  No electrical problems, no blown fuses.   Don't worry unnecessarily about the Taco's capacity. 


Frank :rolleyes: