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Forum: General Community Discussions 11-16-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,415
Posted By elchilero53
Exactly. This is one of those face-palm moments....

Exactly. This is one of those face-palm moments. The OP may have committed a felony or a Class A misdemeanor leaving the pistol in the open unattended. Be very glad it wasn't stolen. Unload it (if it...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 10-21-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,059
Posted By elchilero53
The OP said the IBEX BHS, so I am presuming it is...

The OP said the IBEX BHS, so I am presuming it is the IBEX 20BHS, which way too much trailer for his current tow vehicle. I towed a similar trailer with my 2014 Tahoe. The TV had the Max Tow package...
Forum: Central USA 10-11-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,315
Posted By elchilero53
Texas is a big State. Most places outside the...

Texas is a big State. Most places outside the major metropolitan areas (Houston, San Antonio, Austin, Fort Worth/Dallas) are open for the most part. Consider the looking at the Texas Fort Trail....
Forum: Central USA 10-11-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,315
Posted By elchilero53
The roadrunners must have taken a wrong toin at...

The roadrunners must have taken a wrong toin at Albuqoiqey! ;):roflblack:


But seriously, roadrunners are very common west of I-35 for the most part. We have a couple that hang out around our...
Forum: Central USA 08-29-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 735
Posted By elchilero53
Try Cedar Ridge RV Park southwest of Glen Rose on...

Try Cedar Ridge RV Park southwest of Glen Rose on US 67. It has some really fine views of Chalk Mountain and is 25 miles from Stephenville on US 67. And it has showers and a laundry. Not on the...
Forum: Western USA 08-17-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,255
Posted By elchilero53
If you're coming from Texas, go to Walsenburg and...

If you're coming from Texas, go to Walsenburg and take US 160 over La Veta Pass to Alamosa and Monte Vista, turn north on US 285 (right) to Saguache then up SR-114 to US 50 as described earlier. A...
Forum: Boondocking 08-16-2020, 10:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,509
Posted By elchilero53
We've dry camped a lot over the years. First...

We've dry camped a lot over the years. First thing is forget all of the "conveniences" you think you "want". We conserved water and batteries by showering twice a week at the most. Sponge baths work...
Forum: Western USA 08-16-2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,255
Posted By elchilero53
Of course, if Monarch is too steep of a climb or...

Of course, if Monarch is too steep of a climb or too high, swing south on US 285 to Saguache and take SR-114 over North Cochetopa Pass (10,000 ft elevation vs 11300 ft elevation). SR-114 rejoins US...
Forum: Western USA 08-11-2020, 09:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 621
Posted By elchilero53
Agreed. They'll have to go around. Either north...

Agreed. They'll have to go around. Either north on I-80 or south on U.S. 160 to get around the fires. I'm sure there are other routes as well.
Forum: Plumbing and Water Systems & Fixtures 08-03-2020, 07:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,169
Posted By elchilero53
I have the same setup. Because of plumbing...

I have the same setup. Because of plumbing blockage issue in the house, we were forced to use the TT for toilet and showers. Not wanting to use the gas to heat the water in the water heater, I turned...
Forum: Pets 07-29-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,376
Posted By elchilero53
We travel with our cats every year. Prior to...

We travel with our cats every year. Prior to 2014, we didn't; they were happy staying home and "entertained" themselves; we could tell from the tufts of orange-and-white fur that Dallas (our little...
Forum: General Community Discussions 07-24-2020, 09:31 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,327
Posted By elchilero53
The so-called "China Bombs" is an amusing topic....

The so-called "China Bombs" is an amusing topic. I was caught up in the "lather" about them too. The latest trailer we have came fully equipped with the offending tires. They were fine except one...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 07-24-2020, 08:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 806
Posted By elchilero53
The GVWR on your Shamrock 19 is about 5728 pounds...

The GVWR on your Shamrock 19 is about 5728 pounds with a tongue weight between 580 and 859 pounds depending on how you load it but the higher number is more likely. If you want a Tahoe, get the one...
Forum: General Community Discussions 06-13-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 17,319
Posted By elchilero53
Wow! Just wow! That is quite a hair raising...

Wow! Just wow! That is quite a hair raising story! :eek: Has anyone figured out why they stole the trailer? It sounded like they were desperate! :confused:
Forum: Tent Campers and Pop Ups 06-12-2020, 08:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,693
Posted By elchilero53
It takes us a little longer because we take our...

It takes us a little longer because we take our two cats (one is diabetic) with us (they are assigned the back seat but wind up piled up on DW's lap). I set up their seating the night before which...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 05-31-2020, 11:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,063
Posted By elchilero53
Well, the bladder/pump arrangement would be a...

Well, the bladder/pump arrangement would be a good way to go if it works. Be sure to line the compartment floor with carpet and keep it free of sticks, stones and thorns or you will have a flash...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 05-31-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,063
Posted By elchilero53
I had a Rockwood Ultralight 2602 that used to...

I had a Rockwood Ultralight 2602 that used to have this exact same problem. It wasn't a 5er but still misbehaved exactly as described by the OP. I, too, had a full fresh water tank in the rear of the...
Forum: Western USA 05-29-2020, 11:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,036
Posted By elchilero53
When we lived in Pahrump NV 20 years ago, we made...

When we lived in Pahrump NV 20 years ago, we made a number of trips to Death Valley. Prior to moving to Pahrump, we lived in the Reno area and I had to make a number of trips to the Pahrump area. I...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 05-27-2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,292
Posted By elchilero53
CIPA mirrors definitely. I tried others and for...

CIPA mirrors definitely. I tried others and for the price, these work very well. I priced replacement OEM towing mirrors for my pickup and walked away. CIPAs are much more cost-effective. There may...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 05-13-2020, 11:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,879
Posted By elchilero53
If you slide over on the aforementioned page, you...

If you slide over on the aforementioned page, you will see the tow rating listed at 9100 pounds for my configuration. My truck sticker doesn't show a GCVW; it simply says "Not Applicable" in the...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 05-13-2020, 08:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,879
Posted By elchilero53
This has been an interesting and informative...

This has been an interesting and informative thread. Three years ago, I was looking for a new truck to replace my 2014 Tahoe for towing our trailer. I bought the 2017 Silverado with the LTZ package...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 05-02-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,398
Posted By elchilero53
Based on Army records, the flu originated with a...

Based on Army records, the flu originated with a single farmer's son in western Kansas who was drafted into the Army and reported to Fort Riley. He became sick and reported to the base hospital. Soon...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 04-15-2020, 09:14 PM
Replies: 1,027
Views: 100,441
Posted By elchilero53
What did I do to it? I drove it. :roflblack:;):D

What did I do to it? I drove it. :roflblack:;):D
Forum: Central USA 11-01-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,489
Posted By elchilero53
So, go to Memphis on I-55, across on I-40 to...

So, go to Memphis on I-55, across on I-40 to Little Rock then down I-30 thru Texarkana to Greenville. Exit I-30 onto SH-34. Stay on 34 thru Quinlan, Terrell, Kaufman, Ennis, and Italy. Then I-35E to...
Forum: Western USA 10-18-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,321
Posted By elchilero53
Check the weather conditions before you go; there...

Check the weather conditions before you go; there have been two snow storms across the mountains recently and another system is due early this weekend. You should be just fine since Colorado keeps...
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