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Old 06-20-2018, 02:57 AM   #21
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Lilfallgirl stuck in the sand.

Never, never, never.
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Old 06-20-2018, 03:04 AM   #22
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People do it everyday on 2 of Cape Codís Biggest beaches. And we have soft sand up here. Just make sure you air down your tires a lot. Much lower than you would expect. Like scary low. Talk to the people who actually use the beach. Go out there and talk to them. They have a lot more experience than the people on here. Drive slow, if you bog down donít spin your tires, slow and easy with low tires. This is Sandy Neck beach in Barnstable. They have to limit how many people drive on the beach because there are so many motorhomes they run out of space to park. There are hundreds every weekend in the summer.
I'm not sure we would call that a beach in California. It looks to me like a rocky outcropping. I do not think there are many California public beaches where they even let ANY motor vehicle on anymore.
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Old 06-20-2018, 03:42 AM   #23
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I'm not sure we would call that a beach in California. It looks to me like a rocky outcropping. I do not think there are many California public beaches where they even let ANY motor vehicle on anymore.
Reason number 3,726 that Iím glad I donít live in California
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Old 06-20-2018, 11:41 AM   #24
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Down South, we would refer to that beach as a "Gooberama"! Let's go see how many RV's we can destroy!
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Old 06-20-2018, 11:46 AM   #25
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Note that the OP (Lilfallgirl) has not returned LOL--I wonder if they attempted it or not.
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Old 06-20-2018, 11:48 AM   #26
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She's stuck out there in the sand with holding tanks full...didn't wait for our responses.
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Old 06-20-2018, 12:48 PM   #27
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"Talk to the people who actually use the beach. Go out there and talk to them. They have a lot more experience than the people on here."

Really??? Try reading the entire thread before commenting!! We don't just sit here and make up what we "think" would happen!! Look at the video I posted of the exact beach mentioned in the OP with the exact size and weight of the rear wheel drive Class C mentioned in the OP. I've been driving on beaches most of my driving life!!
Looks like fun!! Every beach has different sand and areas that you should probably avoid. I'd make sure I had a couple of friends with 4x4's to pull me out before I'd try that. Also, someone made a good point about the salt water getting everywhere. We went to the OBX and drove thru ocean water in the road. Rinsed the undercarriage completely when we got home...
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Old 06-20-2018, 12:57 PM   #28
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But if you're going to Glamis, and have some paddle tires on your ATV... that's a horse(power) of a different color!

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Old 06-20-2018, 01:00 PM   #29
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That was me about the salt water. Been around the beach most of my life...there's enough salt in the air alone, less driving through it. I was watching videos of that beach...tons of people getting stuck and driving full size campers through the water. With age comes wisdom. Beach sand is liquid sand...full of water, or dry and sugary sand. There are packed sand beaches like Daytona but still you will run across the "quicksand" areas you can't see or the dry patches that will immediately bog you down. As for me...paid way too much for the coach to risk it. I have a GMC 2500HD 4X4 with 6" lift and 325-60-20's. That's my beach RV.
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Old 06-20-2018, 01:57 PM   #30
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To the OP (WoofWoof) sorry for derailing your thread. I am off of my soap box.
I'm an idjitÖ Lilfallgirl was the OP... but I still stand by my comments.
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Old 06-20-2018, 02:11 PM   #31
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I'd make sure I had a couple of friends with 4x4's to pull me out before I'd try that....[/QUOTE]

You would be surprised how another motorhome would walk you out of any "stuck" situation. Always carry a good strap. No need waiting for 4x4. Walked many cars out ditches, snow banks etc. While working at RV dealerships in the 80's. Of course we were using the 80's Thor equivalent brand CHAMPION!!
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Old 06-20-2018, 02:14 PM   #32
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After watching tons of videos of RV's stuck at Prismo Beach, I've come to the conclusion "Lilfallgirl" just set us up and sits back laughing. It seems the biggest challenge and greatest entertainment at that beach is just getting through the sands. Once they do it...they just walk back and watch everyone else all day. I never saw an awning out...a grill smoking or anyone doing anything else. It's the "World's Largest RV Gooberama Tractor Pull".
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Old 06-20-2018, 02:20 PM   #33
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I Never said I would do it....The only way I will get under my rig now is.... if I'm filling up my cooler & drop a can of beer then it rolls under rig....
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Old 06-20-2018, 02:25 PM   #34
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I Never said I would do it....The only way I will get under my rig now is.... if I'm filling up my cooler & drop a can of beer then it rolls under rig....
I think that I'd just leave that particular beer for when I break camp: it'd be easier to pick it up!
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Old 06-23-2018, 09:03 PM   #35
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Some interesting pics of RV vs sand and water...


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Hello from California! I just purchased a Fun Mover 35C Super Duty Diesel Powered and I'm concerned about the weight of this RV while driving through sand at Pismo Beach. I've been advised to lower the air pressure in my tires. Can anyone else offer me some sound advice?
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Old 06-23-2018, 11:11 PM   #36
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My friend has driven his 33' class C motor home on the beach at Pismo for the kite surfing expo. But he did not go very far (just a couple hundred yards from the entrance ). Last year I planned to do the same thing with my Axis 24 but asked at asked at the ranger station - they recommended not because high tide. YMMV.
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Old 06-23-2018, 11:17 PM   #37
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Sand at Pismo

I wouldn't do it either. First, there is the sand and then you have to cross the river that pours into the ocean.
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Old 06-24-2018, 03:34 AM   #38
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Plus, there's as much salt in the sand as there is in the water.
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Old 11-18-2019, 06:11 AM   #39
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Well, I FINALLY made it out to Pismo Beach with my motorhome and had one of the best weekends since I bought it last year. Note to self: Don't listen to a bunch of old farts who haven't experienced half of the things that they comment on! :-D
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Old 11-18-2019, 11:56 AM   #40
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Glad to see that you had a GREAT time!
Don't confuse our caution for ignorance...
We got to become "Olpharts"; by paying attention to what has gone on around us.
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