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Old 09-14-2015
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Default 2016 Shipshewana Not So Mini Rally

Here we go again, copy and paste last years post. Hope I did it right....



We are planning another Shipshewana mini Rally beginning Wednesday June 8, 2016 until Sunday June 12, 2016 in Shipshewana Indiana. The Rally Location will once again be the Shipshewana North Campground and Cabins (wanabees note, there are a few cabins available here). The website for the campground is http://www.shipshewanacampgroundnorth.com (check out the cool Drone video of the campground full of Bluebirds on this website), and the phone number is (260) 768-7770. Ask for Uma or Sam and tell them you are with the Bluebird Group. You can also drop my name if need be. This is an older campground with mostly 30 amp sites, but a few 50 Amp pull through sites are available. Personally I like to leave these for the guys with “big” coaches, so if you think you can live with 30 amps, mention this along with how big your coach is when you are reserving (living with 30 amps is good practice and you can prove to the big coaches that its possible). Hopefully we have planned it early enough that we won’t need so much air conditioning. We really like this campground as it is quiet and has an ice cream store right on the site. They really like us too.


What do we do at this rally you ask? We plan nothing except 1 event that will likely involve a carry in dinner, and maybe a dinner or 2 out. We don’t have awards, and we don’t plan tech sessions. We plan nothing because this is the Rally where the Boys go shopping. You read it right, there are several, many, a bunch of surplus stores within striking distance, and we come back with car fulls of RV trinkets. Some spend thousands, others spend some. The girls, if they trust us to be alone with credit cards, go to town with their own credit cards and shop in all of the quaint little Amish shops.



Shipshewana also has a huge flea market every week and I think it is on Tuesday and Wednesday. You can google that to get the details if you are interested. You may have to come early to go there, but don’t spend all of your money there because there are other, better things to buy.



This location offers a couple of other services.
The first is National RV Refrigeration, and many ‘Bird owners can’t say enough about Leon. Last year Leon worked on several Bluebirds. He’s the go to guy for refrigerator problems as several Woggers can attest. His price is more than fair, he does a really good job, and he’s right next door to the campground. His website is http://www.fixyourfridge.com. If you have a need here, call Leon for an appointment and to make sure he has enough time to get what you need.


The second is Stuarts Service in Elkhart, an authorized HWH repair facility. The website is http://www.rvleveling.com. You really need to call ahead here for an appointment as it seems they have limited hours. The phone number is on the website.


There are also lots of other RV related manufacturers around the Elkhart area and this is only a half hour away. Lambright’s for furniture is a popular spot, and RAMCO is also nearby for Mirror repair. Check the display ad section of your FMCA magazine for information.

If you are interested, get your camping reservations in early so we can continue to assess how many sites we need to keep blocked out.


Looking forward to seeing you there !!!
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WE are in ! site #51
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Rowland & Joann will be there...6/8/16 through 6/12/16...same site as the previous 2 years...site #25.
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Rowland & Joann will be there...6/8/16 through 6/12/16...same site as the previous 2 years...site #25.
Rowland, Did you make it home, without issues? Jim B. and I were wondering.
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Ran perfectly all the way. Thank you Jim Brookshire and Jim Walters for your diagnosis and remedy when I encountered a 'no start' condition on departure day.
Attached are a few pictures
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A few more pictures from Ludington...Poncho's Pond
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A few more pictures from Ludington...Poncho's Pond
Rowland, you might want to move these pictures to the Luddington Rally thread....nice photography!!!
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Thanks Nancy...I'll have to see if I can figure out how to do it.
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We are in site 52, closest to the frozen custard stand.
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We are in site 52, closest to the frozen custard stand.
We are 39 next to the office, so we can complain about the rowdy neighbors & noise
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