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Age: 65+

Member since March 2020

Ex computer programmer, pianist of all styles, love the outdoors

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Currently helping out at an auto/truck shop I built in northern Arizona, doing some mechanics, mostly book work, etc.
Love playing classical, although I have been in every type of band you can imagine, Top 40 to country to jazz fusion to Punk.

Used to bike a lot, to work, as a kid from bay area to Yosemite, Crater Lake, from Montreal back home

We have a 36' Big Horn 5th wheel I put solar on, with a generator, we have yet to venture out and use it .....

davebeen's Pets

We have 2 dogs, one we adopted, Jessie - it was chained to a pole for about a year, so we never got to train her from puppy hood. Our older girl we call Sunny (my mom's nickname).

davebeen's Hometown

El Cerrito or El Sobrante California is where I grew up, went to UC Berkeley, worked in the bay area at various start ups. Did tons of biking, mountain and road in the area. I now live with my girlfriend Karen in Seligman, Arizona, she tends bar, but we hope to start doing a lot of RV travel.

davebeen's Guest Details

davebeen's Rig

Rig Type: Fifth Wheel

36 feet long

Heartland Bighorn 36' 5th wheel, with full solar enabling us to camp anywhere without hookups.

davebeen's Travel Preferences

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davebeen Has 1 Host Location

By the truck and auto shop, but very remote and safe

Seligman, AZ, US
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November 2020

Truck Auto Shop

Did not get a chance to meet Dave. His directions were very good. Used the 50A hookup. Train noise at night but not real bothersome. Would stay again.


November 2020

Great spot flexible host

We got in much later than we intended and it wasn't a problem the site is truly self-serve found the hook up no problem for electricity very quiet very restful night thank you so much to a great host. My wife said it was like staying in Radiator Springs...


October 2020

Nice place

Great place to spend the night as a stopover on the trip home. Nice level spot. We were able to leave the travel trailer hooked up to the pickup.Used the electrical outlet, worked very well. Good Verizon signal. Trains pretty close, but didn’t bother. Davebeen was very easy to work with, responded quickly to messages. Thanks for the Boondocker spot.


October 2020

Quiet and safe

Davebeen is super nice and responsive!
The place is right off the I-40, and still, it feels very safe and quiet (only a train goes by every now and then).
A good place to stop when you are traveling.


October 2020

Great spot on 66/I-40 for an overniter

davebeen did a very good job of Covid communication :) - everything was by messages.
Very easy to pull in and out of, a level spot where I did not need to unhook for my one night visit. Thanx davebeen, and hopefully see you on the road, when you start your own travels.


September 2020

Great stay

We requested to stay same day and Dave was very accommodating. He called and gave us great directions and the location was very easy to find. My spouse is working from the road due to covid and we had great AT&T and T-Mobile service next to the garage and Dave was kind enough to allow us to work from here for the day. Thanks very much for the hospitality!


July 2020

Bad weather forced cancellation

High winds shortened trip and had to cancel.


May 2020

Good stopover

Located next door to a diesel repair shop. Very convenient to both Route 66 and I40. Not a commercial area as I expected it to be. Nice level area. There was 50 and 30 amp service although we did not use it. Met the owner's son who was very welcoming. Secluded area. You do have freight trains passing at night a few blocks away , but they didn't bother us at all. 5 minutes to restaurants. Thanks!


May 2020


i needed an escape from the heat in the south and city noise. This was perfect for me and since the shop was closed due to the pandemic I was told I could park anywhere!. I have solar to power all I need, so no need for electric power. The breeze and wind with fresh air was perfect. I slept like a rock so trains didn't bother. Thanks again, and thanks to Boondockers Welcome.


May 2020

As Advertised

Thank you for the same day acceptance for an overnight stay. Very convenient, level & safe!

I'm sorry the I wasn't able to catch anyone to give them $$$ for the 30amp hookup. I'll have to stop over next time I pass by your quaint town.


May 2020

Great Overnight Spot

This spot worked great for us for an overnight stay. It was quiet and very easy to get in and out of the spot. There is a train close by but we never really noticed it. Thanks to our host for allowing us this stop.