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jsmith_543

Age: 45-55

Member since February 2018

Semi-retired couple that enjoys rving, quiet sites, and great views.

Do you know or have you hosted this user?

Looking to continue to learn all we can about rving and meet new friends that rv.
Interested in solar, RV gadgets, and minimalism.
RV is self-sufficient; added solar, extra batteries, generator, propane refrigerator, etc.
Seek to follow the moderate weather, with near 0 use of air/heat and extremely low power usage so we can boonedock for extended periods with no hookups.
But we still use hookups at times for minimal charging and some basic uses for convenience.

Skills & Expertise to Share

computer sw/hw experience
some auto mechanic experience
minor rv repair assistance
do it yourselfer

jsmith_543's Pets

No

Favorite Boondocking Locations

Quiet locations with great views, meeting new RV friends.
Seek warm locations in winter, cool locations in summer.

jsmith_543's Hometown

Knoxville,TN

jsmith_543's Guest Details

jsmith_543's Rig

Rig Type: Class A

40 feet long

No pets, 2 adults 50+ We can back in. Small slides on driver side.

jsmith_543's References (83)

References from Hosts (82)

Funefarmer

July 2021

Wonderful couple

I feel as we are friends for life. This couple had just completed a whole month of volunteering at a camp and came here to rest up a few days before their next month started. We have volunteered at a camp for 2 weeks and we're exhausted! They rested for a couple days, then we met with them often, even weathering a tornado warning in our basement. Fortunately, it was cancelled just before getting here.
Great couple, I hope we will see them again someday.
Don't hesitate having them stay!!


Dale_Richardson

July 2021

Great Guests

Great guests


KampKarma

June 2021

Short but Sweet!

Nice couple that I would have enjoyed getting to know better. Very pleasant to chat with, and great communication. I wish them all the best in their travels!


Bigfoot

June 2021

quiet and respectful

didnt get to meet them this time but they were very respectful and followed phone instructions. Welcome back anytime.


musicbug

June 2021

Quiet and considerate guests

Interesting guests - welcome back any time!


Mskitty

June 2021

Had a delightful visit

very friendly & helpful!


Kyfishinman

June 2021

Quiet visitors

Didn’t even hear a peep out them, great travelers, would and do welcome them back anytime!!


LeZang

May 2021

Even better 2nd time around

This couple was one of our first guests, & we shared Thanksgiving dinner with them then. They came again on their way back home, & we enjoyed hearing about their SOWERS experiences. We had fun kayaking with them & making popcorn over the campfire. Great guests that are worth getting to know. We look forward to seeing them again.


beingusonabus

April 2021

Great Guests!!

This was our second visit from jsmith_543. My wife and I were unable to be there, but my in-laws hosted them on our behalf and truly enjoyed their stay. They are always welcome at anytime!!


Mabuhay

March 2021

Glad You Stopped by on Your Way Home

2nd time guests. Happy we invited them back and they chose to stay again. Definitely the people we enjoy sharing our walks with the Lord. Please keep up the good work. Glad you enjoyed the corned beef. 1st time cooking in a crock pot. Came out very good. Hope to see you the next time you pass this way.


barryd

March 2021

perfect guest

enjoyed hosting jsmith good to see them again, good conversation around the campfire. always welcome back


SilverEagle

March 2021

Excellent Guests

JSmith_543 are excellent guests and are welcome back anytime. I enjoyed our conversations and look forward to their next visit. (Sorry our wifi wasn’t super cooperative...😁)


JamItInn

March 2021

Always learning something new

One of the best things about BW is that we always seem to learn something new from our guests or our hosts. It is always a pleasure to have JSmith as a guest and enjoyed learning about a Christian RV ministry that they were working at recently https://www.sowerministry.org/ Hope to see you next time you’re in town


LeZang

November 2020

Big Rig and Big Hearts

Very nice couple. We enjoyed hearing about the SOWERS group that they are involved in. They brought a great salad to our Thanksgiving potluck socially distanced picnic. Their rig is quite large, but they were able to maneuver it easily into their camping spot. We hope to see them again.


SilverEagle

November 2020

Wonderful Guests

jsmith are wonderful guests. Very friendly & considerate. I enjoyed the few conversations we had. During their stay, they were so quiet, we almost forgot they were here. They are welcome back anytime. Really nice people.


Mabuhay

November 2020

Our pleasure

Fine people. It was a pleasure to have had you stay with us. We didn't see a lot of you but when we did it was worth the wait. We are sure our Lord will smile on you for your service to him this winter. Oh, by the way, we plan to have the veranda screened by your next visit. Please do.


barryd

November 2020

nice couple

was a pleasure to host jsmith had another great visit and interesting conversation around the campfire, welcome back anytime


GThiele

November 2020

jsmith_543

Very nice couple respectful. enjoyed their stay very much. Will be welcome back.


Akrudd

November 2020

Excellent folks

Excellent folks welcome at any of our properties any time.


beingusonabus

November 2020

Amazing Folks!

This was our first hosting experience and we were definitely spoiled with this couple! They were so enjoyable and fun to get to know. They are incredibly laid back and low maintenance. We highly recommend having them as your guests and know that you will enjoy your experience hosting them.


mrpc

June 2020

Outstanding Guests

Would be happy to receive a stay request from them any time. I wouldn't waste a second approving them as guests again. Quietest guests you could ask for. Good conversations. Left no trace.


mrpc

June 2020

Superior Guests

Barely know they were here, left nothing but tire tracks. Highly recommend as a guest. Would be happy to have stay again.


mrpc

June 2020

Excellent guests

Barely know they were here. Would highly recommend as a guest


Mike+Karen-in-TN

March 2020

Nice folks

Nice self sufficient couple, we where out of town at the time of visit. However we where able to email each other and communicate details on area fine. Safe travels guys, feel free to stop by again if you're ever in the neighborhood.


TheHatchPad

March 2020

Nice folks

Real nice guests, welcome back anytime.


CackleberryCottage

March 2020

Friendly Couple

It was a pleasure hosting this friendly couple. We enjoyed visiting with them around the campfire and hearing about their experiences and travels. They are welcome back anytime.


KarenB

March 2020

Lovely visitors

What nice, friendly people. These lovely people were easy to host and very grateful for any assistance. We seem to attract a nice set of visitors. They are friendly, smart and diplomatic when necessary. What fun we are having as hosts!


Tagalong

February 2020

Good visit

Seems we forgot to leave a reference for jsmith__543, My Bad!!!
They were good BDW representatives. They would be welcome back anytime they are in the area.


AvidExplorers

January 2020

Nice People!

jsmith was a pleasure to host. Ho issues whatsoever and they are welcome back any time!


DanG

January 2020

Welcome back anytime

First folks at "in town". Knew what they were doing, in n out just fine.


JuliaandTom

January 2020

Great visit

Had a really nice end of 2019 with this family. Sat around the fire pit trying to keep warm and watching fireworks on the front porch. Answered my multitude of questions on their rv. Welcome back anytime!


Acme71

December 2019

All good

We weren't able to meet them as we weren't at this property during their stay. But nice couple and was able to see on the security cameras that they used the BW as it's meant to be.

Gerald & AiXia


Astrocat48

December 2019

Great guests!

It was a pleasure to host jsmith_543. They are first class BW guests and are welcome here!


RDIrby

December 2019

Enjoyable Couple

My wife and I have really enjoyed our visit with the Smith’s. They kept us well informed as to their arrival date and time. They’ve been ideal guest for us and we have enjoyed their company. We hope to see them again and wish them safe and happy travels.


Rushwoods

December 2019

Very nice folks

Sweet people, very quiet. Saw them when they came in and when they left.


Marjle1

November 2019

Excellent guests.

Wonderful couple, they’re welcome anytime.


PerryGinnyGeorgia

November 2019

What A Delight To Have Yet Other Great Boondocker Guests!

We have thoroughly enjoyed meeting and getting acquainted with this Boondocker Couple. We have had many shared laughs and shared experiences of RV life. They are so easy to have around and very respectful of our property. We look forward to many return visits as they come and go on their travels. We wish them Godspeed and safe travels as they continue following their dreams.


mstrshop1

November 2019

good visit

quiet couple--they are welcome back anytime


Marjle1

October 2019

Wonderful!

Do not know how we over looked leaving a reference for these folks, but it seems we did.
They were a delightful couple, welcome back anytime..


DebbieJean

September 2019

Great guests

Jim & Fay were great guest. Nice conversation and friendly.


Mskitty

September 2019

Didn't even realize we had guests

Short stay but easy, peasy! Stop again.


prettymonarch45

September 2019

Nice couple!!!!

Wish u could have stayed longer to learn more about your future travels. I sent comments twice before.... not sure why you didn’t get them. I will report a problem if this one doesn’t go thru. Wishing you two safe travels and great views.
frank & bonnie.
“Your rest stop”


A former member

September 2019

Great guests!

The visit was very short but, it was very nice to meet new people and hear about their adventures!
Another positive Boondocking experience...
All good!


rrnaegele

September 2019

Friendly and quiet guests

They were on time, a nice and quite couple. We hardly recognized they were here.
Feel welcome to stay here again.


RVKzoo

September 2019

Thanks for the stay

Great communication. No problem guests. Wish we could have met them but we were traveling as well. Cheers to next time.


pitlatch

August 2019

Had some good chats

Definitely recommend.


PetoskeyMI

August 2019

Lovely couple

Lovely couple. Quiet and self contained. Come back any time!


deb0wman

August 2019

Hardly knew they were here

Didn’t get to visit much, but we enjoyed having jsmith_543 stay with us. Come back anytime.


Pete the Greek

August 2019

Great boondocjers

Nice people were here for a while peaceful and quiet would love to have them back again


dadesigns4u

August 2019

Friendly, quiet and easy guests.

Nice couple, friendly and quiet. We had a couple nice chats, otherwise hardly knew they were here.


mrpc

July 2019

Great guests

It was nice meeting you both. A very quiet couple. We hardly knew they were there. They were our first Boondockers. I can only hope all our future guests are this quiet. They're more than welcome to stay again.


Jmartin1

July 2019

Quiet

Quiet couple. Friendly when we ran I to each other.


nikolairapunzel

July 2019

Very quiet guests

They were very quiet and considerate guests. They are welcome again anytime!


Rich-Janelle.Nuding

June 2019

Pleasant couple.

They were a joy to have as guests. Absolutely enjoyed the conversation and tips. They are certainly welcomed to return. Just wished the weather would have been a bit nicer.


Minnie Lane

June 2019

Pleasant couple

A pleasant, quiet couple
A pleasure to chat with and hear about their RV travels


barryd

May 2019

Super guest

Enjoyed their stay with us welcome back anytime


barryd

April 2019

great guest

great couple very quiet and respectful, always interesting conversation, enjoyed their stay here welcome back anytime


JamItInn

April 2019

Second visit

A nice quiet, respectful couple. We are sorry we could not spend time visiting with them on this stay as we had other obligations to attend to.


lcsanta

April 2019

Great Guest

A very quite couple. Hardly knew they were there. They are welcome back any time.


Livinbythecompass

April 2019

Nice couple

It was nice to see Jim and Faye again😊


Yaj

March 2019

Welcome back any time

Nice Couple


lmccollim

March 2019

Return Guests

Didn't get to spend much time with them. Very quite guests.


YearRoundParadise

March 2019

Eezy Peezy

This couple was great. Very quiet and very nice. I would welcome them again anytime.


Mikie3117

March 2019

Visit

Great meeting you two.
Come back anytime
Great couple


RV Dreamers

March 2019

Nice couple

It was nice to see Jim and Faye come our way again. They are very considerate throughout their stay. We really admire their continued RV travels and the insight Jim shared on farming.


lmccollim

February 2019

Nice couple

It was a pleasure to host this couple. I am sure you will enjoy hosting them too. I hope they enjoyed their stay here and have safe travels.


SchoolmarmandGpa

January 2019

Lovin that working on the road life

J & K were a delightful couple. Friendly, quiet and respectful of our property. Glad for the work break sessions to visit and share experiences. Enjoy your travels. Welcome back any time. Stay in touch so we can meet on the road sometime.


Pros_Place

January 2019

Great people

We were pleased to host these lovely people for a few days and enjoyed their company in the few times that we had to talk. They were quiet and respectful of our neighborhood and our location. We would welcome them back anytime.
Ed & Debbie


Livinbythecompass

January 2019

Welcome back anytime

Pleasant, respectful, quiet couple, they are welcome back anytime 😊


JamItInn

December 2018

Fun couple

A very pleasant couple that we enjoyed visiting with. Had a wonderful hike with them and we both saw our first moon shadow on the hike. One of the best things about Boondocker‘s welcome is all the things we learn from our guests and other hosts. This was no exception thanks Jim for showing us about the Wi-Fi extender. You guys are always welcome back anytime.


barryd

December 2018

great couple

welcome back anytime


Casa_Rodriguez

November 2018

Reference

Very nice, quiet, and respectful couple. We barely knew they were here. We would welcome them back any time.


alabama vagabonds

November 2018

Another great guest

jsmith were very quite guests. did enjoy some conversation with them but other than that, they kept to themselves, explored the area and were great to host. I hope to have them stay again.


nextdoor

September 2018

Hard workers

Great Couple!
Worked a lot we hardly knew they were here.
Did enjoy the time we spent with them.


Irv

August 2018

Great

Found much in common to chat about. Glad to have them as guest. Come back again.


Grabau

July 2018

Incredible Couple...!

Fun couple to talk to.... we enjoyed their company... we are hope we meet up with them in the future... we would welcome them to stay again...


A former member

July 2018

Nice Guests!

Great folks... quiet, down to earth, nice couple. Highly recommend them and would have them back anytime!


Mable13

July 2018

Happy Campers

This couple is such a pleasure and you will be glad that you confirmed their stay. We enjoyed spending time with them showing them around our little town. We don't usually have the time to do this for everyone but were so grateful to have a clear schedule to share life experiences, adventures and laughs...lots of laughs! We wish them many more happy adventures and are so glad they came to visit, you will be too!


Marjle1

June 2018

Great Guests!

These folks stayed three nights. We enjoyed getting to know them.
Yes, we recommend them! We wish them happy travels!


HarvestMoon

June 2018

Quest stay

Nice couple, we headed to Maine shortly after they arrived.
Great first Boondockers Welcome quest.


BarnQuiltFarm

April 2018

Adventuresome full time campers.

A very quiet couple. We hardly knew they were there except we would sometimes notice their solar panels were repositioned. They are good guests and are very friendly. Jim and Fay are welcome back here anytime.


RV Dreamers

April 2018

Reference

A pleasure to host Jim and Faye. They were very conscientious guests. We're glad they had an opportunity to spend some time visiting our town as well. Very interesting to hear about their traveling adventures.


Personal References (1)

Minnie Lane

August 2019

Welcome Back

We enjoyed having this couple.
They had many travel adventures to share. They are very welcome to come back.