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Forum: Coachmen 09-04-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 905
Posted By VizJedi
We had a 33 amp generator mounted in the front...

We had a 33 amp generator mounted in the front basement of my old 5er for 13 years. Did a lot of NASCAR races. Had a 12 gallon marine fuel tank mounted next to it. I bought a Generac (RV line is out...
Forum: Coachmen 06-14-2017, 09:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,796
Posted By VizJedi
This! But I'd suspect it had damage making...

This!

But I'd suspect it had damage making it unusable.

My trailer was hit going to Gatlinburg last summer. Pretty major damage to the front drivers corner, and half way down the street side,...
Forum: Coachmen 06-14-2017, 09:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 623
Posted By VizJedi
A friend just bought a toy hauler with double...

A friend just bought a toy hauler with double awnings. The main awning is over a kitchen slide. It is attached to the side wall of the trailer and the slide extends under it though. Sort of like an...
Forum: General Travel Trailer & Fifth Wheel Discussion 05-01-2017, 06:58 PM
Replies: 18,510
Views: 1,936,602
Posted By VizJedi
The fix is pretty straight forward. And it will...

The fix is pretty straight forward. And it will definitely take a whole leg. The part that kinked was the solid outer sleeve. The inner sleeve with the pin holes jammed going in when it got to the...
Forum: General Travel Trailer & Fifth Wheel Discussion 05-01-2017, 06:40 PM
Replies: 18,510
Views: 1,936,602
Posted By VizJedi
I'm not sure if it's related or not. We used the...

I'm not sure if it's related or not. We used the trailer quite a bit last Fall before taking it to the factory to get repaired.

I backing into the pin like I normally do, but this time the...
Forum: General Travel Trailer & Fifth Wheel Discussion 05-01-2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 18,510
Views: 1,936,602
Posted By VizJedi
I had to amputate my leg in order to leave the...

I had to amputate my leg in order to leave the campground this weekend. While hitching up it got stuck when I tried to raise it. Possibly undiscovered crash damage from last Summer's incident in...
Forum: Forest River Lifestyle 04-30-2017, 07:15 PM
Replies: 1,845
Views: 212,088
Posted By VizJedi
The lake is still pretty low, although a little...

The lake is still pretty low, although a little higher after 4 inches of rain. None of the roads in or out were flooded this weekend despite the heavy rain. There were some trees down in Carlyle...
Forum: General Travel Trailer & Fifth Wheel Discussion 04-29-2017, 08:44 PM
Replies: 18,510
Views: 1,936,602
Posted By VizJedi
Cute! j

Cute!

j
Forum: Forest River Lifestyle 04-29-2017, 08:30 PM
Replies: 1,845
Views: 212,088
Posted By VizJedi
We decided to put the Chappy through wet weather...

We decided to put the Chappy through wet weather trials this weekend. We had reservations and then they predicted 5-7 inches of rain this weekend. We went anyway.

Coles Creek CG, Lake Carlyle...
Forum: Coachmen 04-12-2017, 09:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,994
Posted By VizJedi
Interesting. I didn't remember seeing it as an...

Interesting. I didn't remember seeing it as an option on the web site.

I bought mine off the lot and wanted a Gas/electric RV style refrigerator anyway. I probably didn't pay close enough...
Forum: Coachmen 04-10-2017, 09:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,994
Posted By VizJedi
Wow. Look at that. I'm with you. If that...

Wow. Look at that.

I'm with you. If that would have been out out last year, that's what I would have.

j
Forum: Forest River Lifestyle 04-09-2017, 09:02 PM
Replies: 1,845
Views: 212,088
Posted By VizJedi
@MarkyB, How was the walk to the beach? I...

@MarkyB,

How was the walk to the beach? I really like Destin, but like to be on the beach. Camping on the Gulf is getting really pricey. So much so, that I've switched to Gulf State Park in Gulf...
Forum: Coachmen 04-09-2017, 08:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,994
Posted By VizJedi
One last thing. I don't want to talk you...

One last thing.

I don't want to talk you out of a Chaparral, but if your trailer will sit at a seasonal site most of the time, you may be interested in a residential refrigerator. You can get one...
Forum: Coachmen 04-09-2017, 07:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,994
Posted By VizJedi
I just went through this exact same thing a year...

I just went through this exact same thing a year ago. We had a conventional bunk house for 13 years. It served us well when my son was small. He's 19 now. We wanted more living space. I wanted 3 side...
Forum: Forest River Lifestyle 04-06-2017, 10:05 PM
Replies: 1,845
Views: 212,088
Posted By VizJedi
Will do. The group I raced with (NASA) is at...

Will do. The group I raced with (NASA) is at Gateway this weekend. Going there Saturday to catch up with some old friends and Sunday we are going to the ball game. Not sure after that. Hopefully we...
Forum: Forest River Lifestyle 04-05-2017, 05:57 PM
Replies: 1,845
Views: 212,088
Posted By VizJedi
We took a drive over to Effingham to take a look...

We took a drive over to Effingham to take a look at a couple of CGs. Camp Lakewood CG was only a mile from Wal-Mart and all the things by the highway, but felt out of the way. Nice place with a...
Forum: Forest River Lifestyle 04-03-2017, 09:06 PM
Replies: 1,845
Views: 212,088
Posted By VizJedi
It was nice. It's not real big, but that's fine...

It was nice. It's not real big, but that's fine with us. Nothing over the top, but well kept. Easy on and off the highway. Quiet and clean. Barb and her husband own and live onsite and are great....
Forum: Forest River Lifestyle 04-02-2017, 08:07 PM
Replies: 1,845
Views: 212,088
Posted By VizJedi
The weather seems to have finally switched to...

The weather seems to have finally switched to Spring, so we headed out with some friends to get the camping season going. Stayed at a little private cg about an hour from the house. Nice, clean place...
Forum: General Travel Trailer & Fifth Wheel Discussion 03-30-2017, 09:10 PM
Replies: 18,510
Views: 1,936,602
Posted By VizJedi
Brought it home. Plugged it in. Packed it up. ...

Brought it home. Plugged it in. Packed it up.

Heading out after work tomorrow for the first trip of the year. Just an hour or so away to a little private cg with a lake and fire pit.

j
Forum: Coachmen 03-29-2017, 10:52 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 11,827
Posted By VizJedi
This was on Alcoa Highway in Knoxville about a...

This was on Alcoa Highway in Knoxville about a mile from John Sevier Hwy. A good friend lives less than a mile from here. He drove by on his motorcycle and didn't realize it was us.

I would...
Forum: Coachmen 03-29-2017, 09:39 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 11,827
Posted By VizJedi
Like 10 pages of comments sum up. You tow long...

Like 10 pages of comments sum up. You tow long enough, something will happen. Can yours be fixed? Absolutely!

Last summer on the way to the Smokies, someone decided to change lanes into the side...
Forum: General Travel Trailer & Fifth Wheel Discussion 03-26-2017, 07:28 PM
Replies: 18,510
Views: 1,936,602
Posted By VizJedi
Well, I started to replace the dome on my...

Well, I started to replace the dome on my bathroom vent that I put my foot through when I was putting the cover on last November. Unfortunately, I bought the wrong kind.

I did vacuum the inside,...
Forum: General Community Discussions 03-26-2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 8,987
Views: 1,949,325
Posted By VizJedi
I'm glad someone else finally said it. I'm an ER...

I'm glad someone else finally said it. I'm an ER and critical care nurse. The things that have been on my hands, in my hair, down my legs and in my shoes make a dump station look like child's play.
...
Forum: General Travel Trailer & Fifth Wheel Discussion 03-24-2017, 01:15 PM
Replies: 18,510
Views: 1,936,602
Posted By VizJedi
I have nothing in this debate since I don't have...

I have nothing in this debate since I don't have a tank, horizontal of otherwise, but the statement above is completely the opposite of what the link says.

According to the link, the tank size is...
Forum: Coachmen 03-23-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,484
Posted By VizJedi
What are you towing with? As long as you have...

What are you towing with? As long as you have enough truck, the rest is just practice where you can't hurt anything. The 390 has a pretty good axle to pin length. Meaning the wheels on the trailer...
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