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Forum: Roo | Shamrock 01-12-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,281
Posted By TheRowlands
I fully agree with all of the responses above! ...

I fully agree with all of the responses above! We have the portable EMS from Progressive and will not plug in without it. It has stopped several potential problems. We have also used the lifetime...
Forum: Coachmen 12-29-2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,145
Posted By TheRowlands
We are full time in a 2017 390qsmb and we love...

We are full time in a 2017 390qsmb and we love it. We have 2 kids, ages 8 and 6. Things sometimes need to be fixed like any other RV, or house for that matter. Nothing too crazy so far. One of the...
Forum: General Travel Trailer & Fifth Wheel Discussion 11-10-2017, 10:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,350
Posted By TheRowlands
Is it DRW or SRW?

Is it DRW or SRW?
Forum: General Travel Trailer & Fifth Wheel Discussion 11-10-2017, 10:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,350
Posted By TheRowlands
A quick Google search says no. The max towing...

A quick Google search says no. The max towing capacity is only 8150 lbs and the max payload (total weight added, to include passengers, equipment, fuel, pin weight, etc.) is 2222 lbs.
Forum: General Travel Trailer & Fifth Wheel Discussion 11-09-2017, 08:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 973
Posted By TheRowlands
We had problems with them. Three of them had...

We had problems with them. Three of them had developed sidewall bubbles one at a time. The 4th one was unevenly worn due to a bent axle. Unfortunately we didn't notice it until it was very worn on...
Forum: General Travel Trailer & Fifth Wheel Discussion 10-18-2017, 09:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 973
Posted By TheRowlands
We payed for the extra warranty that covers tires...

We payed for the extra warranty that covers tires and wheels for 7 years (both rv and tow vehicle) and are very glad we did. We have already used it to replace all 4 tires and it has more than paid...
Forum: Forester and Sunseeker 05-10-2017, 08:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 672
Posted By TheRowlands
We did at first, but it started breaking at the...

We did at first, but it started breaking at the welds due to all the bouncing. We ended up with a roof rack and like it a lot better 137404
Forum: Forester and Sunseeker 05-07-2017, 11:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,389
Posted By TheRowlands
+1 for the Fumoto valve and doing it yourself. We...

+1 for the Fumoto valve and doing it yourself. We are full time and I change the oil on my F-450 and don't spill a drop.
Forum: Coachmen 04-17-2017, 12:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,994
Posted By TheRowlands
I should also add that with our height, the bonus...

I should also add that with our height, the bonus of having a king size bed makes the couple inches of lost headspace worthwhile.
Forum: Coachmen 04-16-2017, 09:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,994
Posted By TheRowlands
We never measured it unhooked and level because...

We never measured it unhooked and level because it seems an irrelevant measurement, but maybe that's what they measured...
Forum: Coachmen 04-16-2017, 08:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,994
Posted By TheRowlands
Yeah, we got lucky. We couldn't find a 390qsmb...

Yeah, we got lucky. We couldn't find a 390qsmb locally to look at, so we ordered it sight unseen. Terrible idea, I know, but it worked out.

You will have plenty of headroom everywhere else.
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Forum: Coachmen 04-16-2017, 07:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,994
Posted By TheRowlands
Doorway is 6' and ceiling is 6'3.5" I am 6"3'...

Doorway is 6' and ceiling is 6'3.5"
I am 6"3' and going into the bathroom is the only time I really have to duck. It took a few hits to get used to it.
Forum: Coachmen 04-16-2017, 07:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,994
Posted By TheRowlands
It is 6'3", and about 3/4 of the way into the...

It is 6'3", and about 3/4 of the way into the room it slopes downward to 5'9" at the closets.
Forum: Coachmen 04-12-2017, 01:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,994
Posted By TheRowlands
When we ordered ours, one of the options was a...

When we ordered ours, one of the options was a residential fridge. In fact, it was cheaper than the elec/propane fridge we chose.
Forum: Coachmen 04-02-2017, 07:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 740
Posted By TheRowlands
Ah, well played. I see that now. The bunkhouse is...

Ah, well played. I see that now. The bunkhouse is slightly different. Everything else looks the same.
Forum: Coachmen 04-02-2017, 07:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 740
Posted By TheRowlands
Is there a particular one you are looking at? I...

Is there a particular one you are looking at? I found some photos on FunTownRV's website of what they are calling a 391QSMB. There are only a few things I see which are different from my 390QSMB:...
Forum: Coachmen 04-02-2017, 05:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 740
Posted By TheRowlands
Could be that they ran out of zeros when they put...

Could be that they ran out of zeros when they put the decals on. Ours says 390QSMD. When we first picked it up, we thought they gave us the wrong one!
Forum: Coachmen 03-29-2017, 10:10 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 11,827
Posted By TheRowlands
Just the other day I went out and bought my wife...

Just the other day I went out and bought my wife a new bicycle. I had it on the roof rack. When I got back to our campsite, I pulled in UNDER THE AWNING as usual. Needless to say, I didn't fit.
...
Forum: General Travel Trailer & Fifth Wheel Discussion 03-18-2017, 10:16 AM
Replies: 18,510
Views: 1,936,647
Posted By TheRowlands
I completely agree with this. Some people are...

I completely agree with this. Some people are just inconsiderate in general. We have some rope lights we like to run around our perimeter, but we don't even put them out if we're close to another...
Forum: Coachmen 02-26-2017, 09:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,588
Posted By TheRowlands
I am a retired police officer and certified...

I am a retired police officer and certified collision reconstruction expert. Can I cite and document specific cases? Sure, but that would require me contacting former co-workers and getting copies...
Forum: Coachmen 02-26-2017, 07:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,588
Posted By TheRowlands
^^THIS!!!^^ Please work out the numbers to...

^^THIS!!!^^

Please work out the numbers to see if your truck is rated to haul it. A lot of people will tell you how well their truck pulls regardless of the numbers. Just keep in mind that if...
Forum: Coachmen 02-26-2017, 07:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,035
Posted By TheRowlands
We have a Ryobi and we really like it. We bought...

We have a Ryobi and we really like it. We bought one thinking we would probably buy another to run in parallel. So far we haven't needed a second one. We can't run our A/C with just the one, but we...
Forum: Coachmen 02-26-2017, 03:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,682
Posted By TheRowlands
I just went out and pulled the lens off of mine. ...

I just went out and pulled the lens off of mine. Unfortunately, it does not have a part number on it. Wish I could have helped!
Forum: General Travel Trailer & Fifth Wheel Discussion 02-25-2017, 07:37 PM
Replies: 18,510
Views: 1,936,647
Posted By TheRowlands
Extended the top kids bunk by 8 inches in width....

Extended the top kids bunk by 8 inches in width. My 7 year old was crammed up there with his stuffed animals. Now there is plenty of room. (2017 Coachmen Chaparral 390QSMB)
Forum: At the Cookout 11-24-2016, 01:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,332
Posted By TheRowlands
We are full time and use our oven often. We just...

We are full time and use our oven often. We just started using an electric smoker and plan to use it for baking as well once we figure it out. My wife also just made a pumpkin pie in a Dutch oven....
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