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Forum: Western USA 08-18-2018, 07:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,665
Posted By Smokyroo
We went to Zion and Bryce last month. It was...

We went to Zion and Bryce last month. It was amazing. I highly recommend Watchman in Zion. If we ever go back I am staying there. If you can't get into Bryce, stay at Red Canyon in the Dixie...
Forum: General Community Discussions 08-07-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,619
Posted By Smokyroo
Really? Report this to a government agency? If...

Really? Report this to a government agency? If you report it to anybody tell the manufacturer. This is more than likely just bad installation and or poor maintenance. They don't have the lugs....
Forum: General Community Discussions 08-04-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,702
Posted By Smokyroo
Camping for me sometimes is the joy of camping...

Camping for me sometimes is the joy of camping and other times it's an affordable way to stay somewhere. When we go to the Florida Keys and stay at Pennekamp, camping is cheap lodging and the boat...
Forum: General Community Discussions 08-04-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,599
Posted By Smokyroo
You can run it out of the truck bed. Just leave...

You can run it out of the truck bed. Just leave it there. I run a cable with lock through mine. It worked well. I have a Yamaha 3000 and it weighs around 120lb. Two people can lift it in and out...
Forum: General Community Discussions 08-04-2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,045
Posted By Smokyroo
Why do you go camping? If asked this question,...

Why do you go camping? If asked this question, folks would answer a thousand different reasons. The OP apparently goes camping to stargaze. Me, not so much , so for her, lights an issue I get it. ...
Forum: General Community Discussions 08-02-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 287
Posted By Smokyroo
Observations from my trip

I just finished a 7,000 mile adventure of the west. Tires- I put Good Year Endurance Load D on my Roo. Flawless.
This past year I put on a Teconsha auto leveling break controller. It is sweet.
I...
Forum: Western USA 08-02-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 356
Posted By Smokyroo
Thank you

I had a great trip out west this month. I want to thank everyone who chimed in on my questions. Y'all helped me a lot. For the record, southern Utah is gorgeous honey, absolutely gorgeous. As...
Forum: Eastern USA 08-02-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 626
Posted By Smokyroo
I have seen 30-40 Motor Hones at Tsali .

I have seen 30-40 Motor Hones at Tsali .
Forum: On the Road | Travel Chat 08-02-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,280
Posted By Smokyroo
Guys, I hike a lot and bike a lot. My...

Guys,
I hike a lot and bike a lot. My observations about rude behavior are based on my experience and expectations on the trail. The bathroom issues are real. I tried to meet with the Yellowstone...
Forum: On the Road | Travel Chat 08-02-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,979
Posted By Smokyroo
Yep AZ and Utah. Utah , southern Utah is...

Yep AZ and Utah. Utah , southern Utah is stunning. The beauty there is breath taking. I enjoyed waking up every morning in Zion. We stayed in South Campground and being surrounded by those Mesa...
Forum: Eastern USA 08-02-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,615
Posted By Smokyroo
I rode the Blue Ridge Parkway on my bicycle end...

I rode the Blue Ridge Parkway on my bicycle end to end last August....469 miles and 49,000 feet of climbing. I suspect it is much easier to drive it with a RV. Lol. There are a handful of campgrounds...
Forum: On the Road | Travel Chat 08-01-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,979
Posted By Smokyroo
25 Days, 9 National Parks, 2 National Monuments, 1 National Memorial

I just wrapped up a 7,000 mile tour of America. We left the Smokies and headed west along I-40 to Arizona. Our destinations we stayed in the national park campgrounds. Along the way we stayed in...
Forum: On the Road | Travel Chat 07-16-2018, 11:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,280
Posted By Smokyroo
Trip Out West thus far

We are taking a Griswald family vacation. We left North Carolina on July 8 and headed west on I-40 to Arizona and the Grand Canyon. This was my first time out west as in the southwest . What...
Forum: General Community Discussions 07-09-2018, 10:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 919
Posted By Smokyroo
I am in Amarillo, Tx and have driven over 1,200...

I am in Amarillo, Tx and have driven over 1,200 miles on GY Endurance load D 14 inchers . I am happy. They are running cool and the trailer tracks well. This will be around a 5,000 mile trip. Knock...
Forum: General Community Discussions 07-05-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,598
Posted By Smokyroo
Half-mast,. You are correct sir. There is poverty...

Half-mast,. You are correct sir. There is poverty and lower middle class. Then there is a rich life which has nothing to do with money. We were at best lower middle class income wise.. However, my...
Forum: Boondocking 07-05-2018, 06:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,670
Posted By Smokyroo
Thanks! I appreciate it.

Thanks! I appreciate it.
Forum: Boondocking 07-04-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,670
Posted By Smokyroo
Charging battery question

For you experienced boondockers running g a generator which of the following ways is the best way to charge your batteries:

Charge off the house trickle charger when hoojed up to the genny,
Use...
Forum: General Community Discussions 07-04-2018, 07:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,598
Posted By Smokyroo
What got you into camping?

I grew up in Florida in the 1970s and 1980s. I am one of 6 kids and we use to go boating until my little sister was born and soon my parents realized she could not tolerate the sun and heat. My dad...
Forum: General Community Discussions 07-03-2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,514
Posted By Smokyroo
My two outboards are 4 strokes. I have a F25 and...

My two outboards are 4 strokes. I have a F25 and the 4.2 liter F250. From hour one, they have had Ring Free (4 stroke version). I read some threads here about fouled plugs and such on gennys. So,...
Forum: General Community Discussions 07-03-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,360
Posted By Smokyroo
There are some good folks here

I joined this forum after I bought my Rockwood 233S back in 2011 or 12. I have been on and off over the years and recently I surfed here again and asked a few questions especially about my ...
Forum: Eastern USA 07-03-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,107
Posted By Smokyroo
I was born and raised in Florida. I am a beach...

I was born and raised in Florida. I am a beach snob. ;-). I went to Myrtle a couple years ago. Stayed in Pirate land for the lazy river. My son loved it. I found very few good places to eat in...
Forum: Eastern USA 07-03-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 626
Posted By Smokyroo
EddieL, I sponsor the 12 Hours of Tsali with...

EddieL,
I sponsor the 12 Hours of Tsali with my vacation home rentals and my chocolate business. Gone Riding is great business and friends. Tsali is a beautiful place. I can't get there enough...
Forum: General Community Discussions 07-03-2018, 06:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,514
Posted By Smokyroo
Anybody run Ring Free in their Genny?

Hi Peoples:
I researched both Honda and Yamaha generators and ended buying blue over red in part because I own a 25 HP and 250 HP Yamaha outboards. They have been good motors to me. No dig on Honda...
Forum: Western USA 07-02-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,694
Posted By Smokyroo
We will be in Yellowstone July 19 to July 26. ...

We will be in Yellowstone July 19 to July 26. Then head home to NC and stopping in the Black Hills for 4days. Sounds like a great trip.
Forum: Western USA 07-02-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,835
Posted By Smokyroo
I am driving from the South Rim. I wish I had...

I am driving from the South Rim. I wish I had more time in Utah. I am doing a greatest hits kind of tour and our stop after Zion Bryce is a week in Yellowstone. I have been to Tetons and...
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