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Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 04-26-2016, 08:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,821
Posted By Sirsea
IMO a short bed needs a slider, and here's why. ...

IMO a short bed needs a slider, and here's why. I have Curt Q5 20K slider and pulled a Crossroads Cruiser and a FR Sandpiper for 4 years and never used it. Traded for a different brand and first...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 04-24-2016, 10:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,000
Posted By Sirsea
Sounds like your logic is very good. If the...

Sounds like your logic is very good. If the gasser works for you and you don't plan on vastly increasing your travels, no need to spend the extra bucks for the diesel.
Forum: General Community Discussions 01-21-2016, 11:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 700
Posted By Sirsea
X2 on Hadley Point, nice CG. Lots of places to...

X2 on Hadley Point, nice CG. Lots of places to get great lobster and clam.
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 12-23-2015, 11:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,858
Posted By Sirsea
Have a similar adapter, been tapping into dryer...

Have a similar adapter, been tapping into dryer outlet when we visit relatives for several years. Also use a splitter and get free cable.
Forum: General Community Discussions 12-11-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,415
Posted By Sirsea
We toured all the CG on the OBX and IMHO, KOA was...

We toured all the CG on the OBX and IMHO, KOA was by far the best run and maintained of them all and plan to go again next year after Labor Day.
Forum: XLR 11-18-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,402
Posted By Sirsea
Before I ordered my 16" wheels and tires I took...

Before I ordered my 16" wheels and tires I took the spare to Discount Tire and had the guys there measure and confirm the bolt pattern was 6 x 5.5"
Forum: Berkshire 11-06-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,185
Posted By Sirsea
Our Rand McNally RVND-7720 has served us well the...

Our Rand McNally RVND-7720 has served us well the last couple of years. Easy to use, lifetime map updates, routing to avoid low bridges, etc. several features our Garmin didn't have. Only complaint...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 09-28-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,967
Posted By Sirsea
Switched from AAA to Good Sam, if you have a...

Switched from AAA to Good Sam, if you have a problem they tow both the TV and RV. The policy also covers all your vehicles, boat and motorcycle trailers that you may own, borrow or rent.
Forum: General Tech and Repair 09-27-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 506
Posted By Sirsea
You can get any number of devices from Home...

You can get any number of devices from Home Depot/Lowe's from a hasp to a barrel bolt or screen door latch.....
Forum: Eastern USA 09-23-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 575
Posted By Sirsea
We saw lots of people on jet skis and...

We saw lots of people on jet skis and kite-boards, etc so I would assume the water is fine although we don't do the swimming thing. If you plan to take the ferry, be sure to check the schedule and...
Forum: Eastern USA 09-23-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 575
Posted By Sirsea
Don't know about Cape Woods, but Frisco has some...

Don't know about Cape Woods, but Frisco has some sites with shade although it is not on the beach; it's on the "sound" side of NC -12
Forum: General Tech and Repair 09-23-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,127
Posted By Sirsea
Had a water leak on our camper and the dealer cut...

Had a water leak on our camper and the dealer cut the underside to gain access to the hose fittings rather than taking it all off; guess it saved a lot of time. The Gorilla tape held for the two...
Forum: Solera 09-16-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,059
Posted By Sirsea
I have always used an air comp to blow out lines...

I have always used an air comp to blow out lines and added -30* windshield washer fluid to the p-traps when winterizing. Bought a Dewalt comp from HD and carry it in the back of the truck. Lots of...
Forum: Roo | Shamrock 09-07-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,719
Posted By Sirsea
Much easier to replace the anode every couple...

Much easier to replace the anode every couple years than a water heater....and a lot cheaper.
Forum: Useful Links 09-03-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,638
Posted By Sirsea
Just my personal opinion, but I suggest you...

Just my personal opinion, but I suggest you invest in a good RV/Trucker GPS (Garmin or Rand McNally) that allows you to input your rigs length, width, height, weight, propane, your preference for...
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 09-02-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,135
Posted By Sirsea
We had one occasion where the Trailer Aid+ didn't...

We had one occasion where the Trailer Aid+ didn't provide enough lift to change the tire. The 12-ton bottle jack and blocking (6x6x12 and some 4x4) has always done the job. BTW, always position the...
Forum: Modifications and Updates 09-01-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,164
Posted By Sirsea
I went to a local plastics dealer and got a piece...

I went to a local plastics dealer and got a piece of "food grade" polyethylene, made a template from cardboard and used a jigsaw to cut out a cover for our sink. It gives us extra counter space plus...
Forum: Western USA 09-01-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,460
Posted By Sirsea
I drove my Dodge 2500 thru (had to pull in the...

I drove my Dodge 2500 thru (had to pull in the mirrors) and watched several Ford 250 and Chevy 2500 pass thru without any problems. Just made me a little nervous, being so low and narrow, but it is a...
Forum: Western USA 08-31-2015, 11:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,460
Posted By Sirsea
Rafter J is a great park, large sites and close...

Rafter J is a great park, large sites and close to Mt Rushmore, Deadwood, Custer State Park. While in Deadwood, take the tour bus up the mountain to the cemetery where Wild Bill Hickok and Calamity...
Forum: Eastern USA 08-31-2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,051
Posted By Sirsea
X2 on American Heritage, a nice clean park,...

X2 on American Heritage, a nice clean park, although not a lot of activities for kids but there is plenty to see in the area.
Forum: General Community Discussions 07-31-2015, 11:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,039
Posted By Sirsea
GPS is good, up to a point...we learned in...

GPS is good, up to a point...we learned in boating years ago to never rely on one method of navigation! Always know where you are going and confirm the route on at least two maps, gps, etc and stop...
Forum: Plumbing and Water Systems & Fixtures 07-28-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 860
Posted By Sirsea
Don't know about all RV, but the four we have...

Don't know about all RV, but the four we have owned had an AAV on both the galley and shower holding tanks. Look under the sink and you will probably see a 1-1/2" black PVC pipe with what appears to...
Forum: Eastern USA 07-27-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,048
Posted By Sirsea
Cherry Hill Park is the closest to DC, we stayed...

Cherry Hill Park is the closest to DC, we stayed there a couple of years ago. It's a very nice, clean park with a Metro Bus stop on-site. The "DC by Night" tour was excellent.
Forum: Plumbing and Water Systems & Fixtures 07-27-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 860
Posted By Sirsea
Had the same bad smell, it was coming from under...

Had the same bad smell, it was coming from under the sink. The AAV (air admittance valve) was defective. It works as a vent when emptying the galley holding tank. Got a replacement from Lowe's and...
Forum: General Community Discussions 05-07-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,445
Posted By Sirsea
I carry the Trailer Aid and a 12 ton bottle jack,...

I carry the Trailer Aid and a 12 ton bottle jack, but no floor jack; you don't jack up your camper on the axles, only the frame.
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