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Forum: Rockwood 07-01-2022, 01:45 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,121
Posted By MCTroy
Glad to hear your camping trip went well. Here's...

Glad to hear your camping trip went well. Here's to many more miles ahead.

Congrats!
Forum: General Travel Trailer & Fifth Wheel Discussion 07-01-2022, 06:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 542
Posted By MCTroy
Our summer site is beside a nice creek. It...

Our summer site is beside a nice creek. It slopes towards the water. We put the opposite door side tires on one set of pavers. The door side, towards the creek goes on 2 stacked set of pavers. ...
Forum: Appliances and Electronics 05-31-2022, 07:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 727
Posted By MCTroy
2x especially on keeping the fan on.

2x especially on keeping the fan on.
Forum: Plumbing and Water Systems & Fixtures 05-30-2022, 02:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 762
Posted By MCTroy
Following... this is a new one.

Following... this is a new one.
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 05-25-2022, 06:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,286
Posted By MCTroy
I can verify the pendulum effect! We have the...

I can verify the pendulum effect! We have the same type of sensors on our travel trailer tires. And yes, they bounced around and wore a spot on the rim. Now we have metal valve stems.. much nicer.
Forum: Exterior Maintenance | Roofs, Sealing, Covers & Vents 05-07-2022, 09:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 638
Posted By MCTroy
Your rig looks great. Now if you need to stay at...

Your rig looks great. Now if you need to stay at one of those fussy 10 year or new rig campgrounds you can pass for a 2016! Good job.
Forum: Rockwood 05-01-2022, 05:08 PM
Replies: 911
Views: 142,255
Posted By MCTroy
When all else fails, use a rubber mallet. ...

When all else fails, use a rubber mallet. Congrats
Forum: Wildcat 04-30-2022, 06:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,817
Posted By MCTroy
FIRST, check electric cord and placement of...

FIRST, check electric cord and placement of slides. Do NOT unhook until you are 100% sure everything fits on site. It wasn't a good moment when we were unhooked from hitch, wheels chocked, trailer...
Forum: Rockwood 04-26-2022, 05:52 AM
Replies: 911
Views: 142,255
Posted By MCTroy
The awning was stopped about 3/4 the way in and...

The awning was stopped about 3/4 the way in and then he pushed the arm. It winds in tight now. I think the new motors help too but those weren't cheap. Good luck!
Forum: Rockwood 04-25-2022, 02:39 PM
Replies: 911
Views: 142,255
Posted By MCTroy
Hi RVngFam. Congrats on the Windjammer. I like...

Hi RVngFam. Congrats on the Windjammer. I like the white exterior.
Our awning arms rolled up a lot worse than that and were fine. We had a gap about 2 inches on the front arm. I put a wide...
Forum: Vibe | V-Cross 04-25-2022, 09:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 791
Posted By MCTroy
Would they allow a temp structure? Our neighbor...

Would they allow a temp structure? Our neighbor put up a canopy for his boat and it looks nice. No permit needed since it can be removed.
Good luck.
Forum: Vibe | V-Cross 04-24-2022, 07:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 791
Posted By MCTroy
Our RV port is 18 ft wide by 40 Ft. We really...

Our RV port is 18 ft wide by 40 Ft. We really wish we had gone 20 ft wide. Our Windjammer is 35 ft long. But I like thec3 slides out fir stocking, cleaning and maintenance. At 18 ft. We can...
Forum: On the Road | Travel Chat 04-19-2022, 05:05 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,098
Posted By MCTroy
Where is Spring?

We sure did not plan to be camping in rain, snow and cold but we have been doing just that! Where is Spring?
It sure isn't in Maryland or W Virginia. We drove across I70 and I68 through snow...
Forum: General Travel Trailer & Fifth Wheel Discussion 04-18-2022, 03:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 261
Posted By MCTroy
Very old V Nose

I don't know where this belongs, so if the admin wants to move it, thank youyou!
While traveling in Maryland this weekend I happened to see an old Travel Trailer just wasting away behind a fence. ...
Forum: Rockwood 04-18-2022, 03:11 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,121
Posted By MCTroy
We did not take the plywood up. Since it wasn't...

We did not take the plywood up. Since it wasn't soft from a water leak we left well enough alone. The plywood was at least 3/8 inch but I think it was more like 1/2 inch just from the little edge...
Forum: Rockwood 04-18-2022, 12:18 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,121
Posted By MCTroy
Rhizzlebop - you can smack your forehead now. ...

Rhizzlebop - you can smack your forehead now. ODS means opposite door side, or the hook up side. There is a nice flood light on that side to help with night time hook ups.
Our 2015, built in Sept...
Forum: Rockwood 04-13-2022, 03:10 AM
Replies: 911
Views: 142,255
Posted By MCTroy
The trim piece issue maybe commonto other...

The trim piece issue maybe commonto other trailers. You may want to post your question and a picture in a general forum for more responses.
Forum: Rockwood 04-10-2022, 06:15 AM
Replies: 911
Views: 142,255
Posted By MCTroy
Rhizzlepop so glad your first trip was a success....

Rhizzlepop so glad your first trip was a success. Others maybe able to advise how to check the wiring for a TV. We got tired of setting up our satellite dish and even cable. We just use a Roku and...
Forum: Rockwood 04-06-2022, 07:06 PM
Replies: 911
Views: 142,255
Posted By MCTroy
Yup, our 2015 also has a screen on the living...

Yup, our 2015 also has a screen on the living room exit window. It is larger than the bedroom exit window. I took a pic of the window label in case that helps you find the screen. Good luck!
Forum: General Travel Trailer & Fifth Wheel Discussion 04-05-2022, 06:15 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,428
Posted By MCTroy
Congrats on getting yours repaired. Our 3 year...

Congrats on getting yours repaired. Our 3 year old Southwire quit last fall. I tried to contact them to see what their pro rated warranty would do. I never got a reply.
Went with the Watchdog...
Forum: Plumbing and Water Systems & Fixtures 03-31-2022, 07:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,007
Posted By MCTroy
We camped last weekend and the low temp was 17...

We camped last weekend and the low temp was 17 degrees... no problems but we had the furnace on. This week temps will be below freezing for more than 12 hours. So we have the furnace set at the...
Forum: General Travel Trailer & Fifth Wheel Discussion 03-31-2022, 12:30 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,428
Posted By MCTroy
2x that! We camped with our new Watchdog EPO...

2x that! We camped with our new Watchdog EPO last weekend. We were pulling a lot of amps one morning with 2 heaters, TV toaster etc running. The Watchdog switched the power off to the trailer...
Forum: Central USA 03-31-2022, 11:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 706
Posted By MCTroy
Are you looking for a campground near Cincinnati...

Are you looking for a campground near Cincinnati that also has cabins to rent? Check for the KOA's they have cabins, but there aren't any real close to Cincinnati.
I live near there if you tell me...
Forum: On the Road | Travel Chat 03-29-2022, 08:30 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,098
Posted By MCTroy
Started our camping season this past weekend near...

Started our camping season this past weekend near Frankfort, KY. Great campsite at Elkhorn Campground. A little chilly with temos dropping to 20 degrees at night but we were warm inside. Great to...
Forum: Rockwood 03-28-2022, 08:43 PM
Replies: 911
Views: 142,255
Posted By MCTroy
That is how our black and gray water tanks are...

That is how our black and gray water tanks are plumbed. The one on the right is the gray water tank.
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