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Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 05-28-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,787
Posted By llevesque
Tires?

Is the 5ver equipped with Special Trailer (ST) tires with load range F? LT's can cause sway on your trailer given its size as there's more sidewall give for turning and comfort. The gross on yours...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 04-05-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,440
Posted By llevesque
I use nothing but a credit card and avoid...

I use nothing but a credit card and avoid two-tiered stations . . . different prices for cash & CC. I never use a debit card for anything other than an ATM. My reasoning is that even though I am...
Forum: Roo | Shamrock 03-31-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,255
Posted By llevesque
Let the faucets go drip, drip, drip through the...

Let the faucets go drip, drip, drip through the night and give the toilet a flush in the middle of the night.
Forum: Western USA 03-21-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,722
Posted By llevesque
And just one more tip . . . when things break...

And just one more tip . . . when things break down or you need stuff take advantage of Amazon.com (Prime Member) in concert with the USPS's General Delivery Service. We used it at least a half dozen...
Forum: Eastern USA 03-17-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,466
Posted By llevesque
Consider Normandy Farms in Foxboro, MA . . . one...

Consider Normandy Farms in Foxboro, MA . . . one of the best campgrounds in the country. Connected towns Mansfield and Norfolk both have commuter rail service to Boston. www.normandyfarms.com
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 03-16-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,235
Posted By llevesque
When I had that hitch, I cut a tennis ball in...

When I had that hitch, I cut a tennis ball in half, drilled a hole in it, placed a wood dowel (painted fluorescent orange) in the hole, and simply set it on the ball. I also put a painted line on...
Forum: Western USA 03-16-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,722
Posted By llevesque
I made the trip from MA in 2014 and went up the...

I made the trip from MA in 2014 and went up the Alcan (Alaskan Highway) and returned on 37. I recommend you just reverse that. If you do 37, make sure you do a side trip to Hyder/Stewart to see the...
Forum: General Community Discussions 03-15-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 10,247
Posted By llevesque
I just drive past stations with tiered pricing!

I just drive past stations with tiered pricing!
Forum: General Community Discussions 03-13-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,710
Posted By llevesque
Small price for a little piece of mind and less...

Small price for a little piece of mind and less likely to contribute to insurance premium increases . . ....
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 11-05-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 12,224
Posted By llevesque
if you're still looking, take a peek at LOMAX . ....

if you're still looking, take a peek at LOMAX . . . awesome looking low profile trifold w/ my 42' Sierra 5ver.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 11-03-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,332
Posted By llevesque
I like keeping my tow vehicle and camper...

I like keeping my tow vehicle and camper separate. Why? Because my TV can then be used for other things . . . 2nd vehicle, hauling stuff, etc. Additionally, when replacing . . . the decisions are...
Forum: General Community Discussions 10-25-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By llevesque
I will power the units (probably 3) using the...

I will power the units (probably 3) using the outlets in the 5ver.
Forum: General Community Discussions 10-25-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By llevesque
Mice Deterrent

I am thinking of trying LED Strobe Lights to keep mice out of my 5ver over the winter. Before I buy, has anyone tried and had any success or would I be wasting my money?
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 07-03-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,055
Posted By llevesque
I learned my lesson . . . towed my Rockwood Roo...

I learned my lesson . . . towed my Rockwood Roo 23IKSS from MA to AK in 2014 (high gas prices) with my 2013 GMC Sierra 1500 . . . 22,000 mile trip, $11,000 in gas, 7.1 mpg when towing. Bought a...
Forum: General Community Discussions 06-01-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,584
Posted By llevesque
I drive up on my leveling blocks . . . one tire...

I drive up on my leveling blocks . . . one tire each side . . . remove two tires at a time. I leave T/V attached rather than chock tires. Been doing it this way for about 40 years. Never worried...
Forum: Tent Campers and Pop Ups 05-23-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,336
Posted By llevesque
I swear by the Flush King . . . works great! ...

I swear by the Flush King . . . works great!
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Forum: Modifications and Updates 05-23-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,782
Posted By llevesque
I just purchased Zamps 200 Watt solar suitcase...

I just purchased Zamps 200 Watt solar suitcase and they use 12 gauge stranded wire. You s/b fine.
Forum: General Community Discussions 05-23-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 973
Posted By llevesque
Backup/Observation Cameras

Looking for recommendations on wireless backup/observation systems. Besides pros and cons of various systems, does anyone have experience with the "Rear View Safety" brand? I'm looking at them and...
Forum: General Community Discussions 05-22-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 204
Posted By llevesque
Backup/Observation Cameras

Looking for recommendations on wireless backup/observation systems. Besides pros and cons of various systems, does anyone have experience with the "Rear View Safety" brand? I'm looking at them and...
Forum: Stealth 05-22-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,466
Posted By llevesque
I don't use the rings. Instead, I installed...

I don't use the rings. Instead, I installed Erickson tie-downs for my Polaris 570s. Reasonably priced at etrailer.com, easy install, awesomely secure. I only secure the back wheels and the...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 05-15-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,252
Posted By llevesque
Been a GMC guy forever . . . till this year . . ....

Been a GMC guy forever . . . till this year . . . decided to try the 2018 RAM Laramie SRW (Cummins/AISIN) because the looks kicked butt. Have only pulled my new 42' 15,000lb 5ver 750 miles in a...
Forum: Roo | Shamrock 03-17-2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,252
Posted By llevesque
And before you make your final decision, do...

And before you make your final decision, do yourself a favor and take a peek at the Roo 23IKSS . . . the two slides and center island are huge pluses. I've had mine since 2013 and love it . . . paid...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 01-29-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,336
Posted By llevesque
Thanks, Slow Moon for all the research. Amazing...

Thanks, Slow Moon for all the research. Amazing how much conflicting and inaccurate info. exists. Confusion too between GVWR and GCWR re: the 26,000, although the Feds are clear that it's GCWR. I...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 01-28-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 322,920
Posted By llevesque
I just purchased a Ram 3500 and had the same...

I just purchased a Ram 3500 and had the same question. Determined that some dealerships have this awesome software that I think they subscribe to (non-RAM . . . expensive and many dealerships don't...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 01-28-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,336
Posted By llevesque
Not the official response I am waiting for from...

Not the official response I am waiting for from the Feds but interesting! Stumbled upon it while research auto slider hitches. Enjoy!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7UBGRpuIMEI
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