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Old 11-30-2022, 06:54 PM   #1
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I've been on this forum for quite some time. I was attracted by battery questions and input on a Google search.

One thing I have noticed over the years is that some folks have NO perception for their limits. Plumbing, electrical, structural and the pulling rig. Is a question on a forum going to be the magic bullet? If you can't comprehend the answer?? It's amazing that there are not more disasters.

Don't you know when to seek out a shop?

12vdc feed, wheel bearings, gray and black tanks and OMG, generators and batteries. There is a LOT of good info on this site but you have to comprehend it.

If you are not inclined, find a shop. Or find a community college. Buy a few tools like a DVM (Digital volt Meter) and get some coaching on how to read it.

If not interested, find a shop. But don't ask stupid questions you can't comprehend and then blame someone else when you screw up.
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Old 11-30-2022, 09:07 PM   #2
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To successfully own and operate an RV, one must be:
An expert driver equipped with a proper tow vehicle
An electrician, knowledgeable in AC and DC systems
A plumber, hot on the left, cold on the right, and s....t won't flow uphill
A mechanic, if it makes a noise or wobbles, it needs repair.
....and a jack of all trades and master of many.

And one must have a decent set of tools, know how to use them, have test equipment, and have good diagnostic skills.

Otherwise:
Be prepared to be inconvenienced and shell out several $$$$.

Bob
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Old 11-30-2022, 09:33 PM   #3
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I've been on this forum for quite some time. I was attracted by battery questions and input on a Google search.



One thing I have noticed over the years is that some folks have NO perception for their limits. Plumbing, electrical, structural and the pulling rig. Is a question on a forum going to be the magic bullet? If you can't comprehend the answer?? It's amazing that there are not more disasters.



Don't you know when to seek out a shop?



12vdc feed, wheel bearings, gray and black tanks and OMG, generators and batteries. There is a LOT of good info on this site but you have to comprehend it.



If you are not inclined, find a shop. Or find a community college. Buy a few tools like a DVM (Digital volt Meter) and get some coaching on how to read it.



If not interested, find a shop. But don't ask stupid questions you can't comprehend and then blame someone else when you screw up.
Is this thread really going to lead into anything productive besides being a rant about your negative perceptions of other posters?
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Old 11-30-2022, 10:27 PM   #4
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Capailities ?
I'm pretty sure you need to consult a dictionary...or Google search ...for your spelling.

Capabilities .....
Your capabilities are only limited by your ability to learn.
I have actually learned a lot from this forum and match that knowledge with YouTube, I've been able to do quite a few things to my TT.
There is no such thing as a "stupid question". It's just stupid not to ask questions about things you don't know. How else do you learn?

So now we all know not to ask you questions.
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Old 12-01-2022, 12:09 AM   #5
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Capailities ?
I'm pretty sure you need to consult a dictionary...or Google search ...for your spelling.
Now that is just funny right there, I don't care who you are!
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Old 12-01-2022, 06:06 AM   #6
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Capailities ?
I'm pretty sure you need to consult a dictionary...or Google search ...for your spelling.

Capabilities .....
Your capabilities are only limited by your ability to learn.
I have actually learned a lot from this forum and match that knowledge with YouTube, I've been able to do quite a few things to my TT.
There is no such thing as a "stupid question". It's just stupid not to ask questions about things you don't know. How else do you learn?

So now we all know not to ask you questions.
He did kind of asked for it.
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Old 12-01-2022, 06:29 AM   #7
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To successfully own and operate an RV, one must be:
An expert driver equipped with a proper tow vehicle
An electrician, knowledgeable in AC and DC systems
A plumber, hot on the left, cold on the right, and s....t won't flow uphill
A mechanic, if it makes a noise or wobbles, it needs repair.
....and a jack of all trades and master of many.

And one must have a decent set of tools, know how to use them, have test equipment, and have good diagnostic skills.

Otherwise:
Be prepared to be inconvenienced and shell out several $$$$.

Bob
Do you consider all the above requirements for home or automobile ownership?
Only on RV forums do I find that owners are expected to fix everything and not use technicians.
I am a tinkerer, mechanic, amateur electrician, expert electronics technician, and basic carpenter. You can also throw damn good cook in there.
I can do these things for my home, RV, truck, and motorcycle.
I can also have people change my oil because Im lazy, just as I can go to a restaurant when I dont want to cook.
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Old 12-01-2022, 07:40 AM   #8
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I've been on this forum for quite some time. I was attracted by battery questions and input on a Google search.

One thing I have noticed over the years is that some folks have NO perception for their limits. Plumbing, electrical, structural and the pulling rig. Is a question on a forum going to be the magic bullet? If you can't comprehend the answer?? It's amazing that there are not more disasters.

Don't you know when to seek out a shop?

12vdc feed, wheel bearings, gray and black tanks and OMG, generators and batteries. There is a LOT of good info on this site but you have to comprehend it.

If you are not inclined, find a shop. Or find a community college. Buy a few tools like a DVM (Digital volt Meter) and get some coaching on how to read it.

If not interested, find a shop. But don't ask stupid questions you can't comprehend and then blame someone else when you screw up.
Bad day?

I don't think many people have issues with asking questions they can't understand. It's the answers that people often times have trouble comprehending. And the only way to find out if one can comprehend an answer is to ask the question. What if the question had a simple answer that could easily be comprehended? Well, the person asking wouldn't know how simple or complicated the answer was, otherwise they wouldn't need to ask the question.

Honestly, your thread has me scratching my head.

I rank this rant 2/10, generously.
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Old 12-01-2022, 07:44 AM   #9
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This is not a place to post that kind of topic this thread is for introducing ones self. Later RJD
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Old 12-01-2022, 07:50 AM   #10
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Why hasn't the site team closed this thread? This can only lead to "hurt feelings".
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Why hasn't the site team closed this thread? This can only lead to "hurt feelings".
Agreed, thread closed (after correcting typo in thread title).
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