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Forum: Cherokee 06-17-2021, 02:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 904
Posted By jimmoore13
I'm noisy. :eek:;)

I'm noisy. :eek:;)
Forum: Coachmen 06-16-2021, 09:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By jimmoore13
PS My panels make a useful trickle charge as...

PS My panels make a useful trickle charge as soon as there is daylight. By the time mid-day arrives, my batteries are full enough that the solar array doesn't even get to push its full 30 amp...
Forum: Coachmen 06-16-2021, 09:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By jimmoore13
Your stated goal: "I'm just looking to top up...

Your stated goal: "I'm just looking to top up the batteries during the day from the nights useage so I don't have to run the generator if I don't have to."

You can't possibly achieve that goal...
Forum: Cherokee 06-16-2021, 09:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 904
Posted By jimmoore13
Our goal is to get the rig steady enough to avoid...

Our goal is to get the rig steady enough to avoid the "When this van's a rockin', don't come a-knockin' " phenomenon and call it good. :D Your rig is a vehicle resting on tires and springs. The...
Forum: Forest River Lifestyle 06-16-2021, 09:16 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,476
Posted By jimmoore13
Q1: D, but valuables are defined as small...

Q1: D, but valuables are defined as small electronics, purse/wallet, keys, and that stuff goes with us. The regular detritus of a campsite, from grill to chairs, etc. all stays and fends for itself....
Forum: Dynamax 06-15-2021, 03:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 747
Posted By jimmoore13
X-2. Good answer and the right repair...

X-2. Good answer and the right repair considering that the bracket is relying on that area for support.
Forum: Tent Campers and Pop Ups 06-15-2021, 03:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 419
Posted By jimmoore13
P.S. Note on collecting grey water. Water...

P.S. Note on collecting grey water. Water weighs 8.3 pounds per gallon. The roughly 4 gallons a 5 gallon pail an comfortably hold will weigh only 33 pounds plus the weight of the pail. But, one...
Forum: Tent Campers and Pop Ups 06-15-2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 419
Posted By jimmoore13
You seem to have your seam-leaks under control. ...

You seem to have your seam-leaks under control.

As for the drain, there should NOT be a trap in the drain on a pop-up (PUP) unless it's a High-Wall. But the trap in the drain on a High-Wall also...
Forum: Mercedes Benz Sprinter Chassis 06-15-2021, 02:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 632
Posted By jimmoore13
My only real suggestion is to stop playing with...

My only real suggestion is to stop playing with your phone and mount some Hopkins levels on the rig where it's easy to see them....
Forum: Flagstaff 06-10-2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,172
Posted By jimmoore13
FWIW, I don't look at or admire my roof...even...

FWIW, I don't look at or admire my roof...even from my previous home where I could see it from our deck. (photo). Cleaning is not for cosmetic purposes on the roof. When I'm on the ground, I can't...
Forum: Flagstaff 06-09-2021, 11:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,172
Posted By jimmoore13
Thanks...I Googled (quickly), but the "ad"...

Thanks...I Googled (quickly), but the "ad" content was hard to wade thru...to find the history of EPDM. :-)
Forum: Cherokee 06-08-2021, 07:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 577
Posted By jimmoore13
You're on the right track. Now do the weight...

You're on the right track. Now do the weight properly.
Park the rig with the tires off the scale, but the tongue jack on the scale...loaded and ready to go. Check the weight of the tongue.
...
Forum: Plumbing and Water Systems & Fixtures 06-08-2021, 06:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 935
Posted By jimmoore13
This is kind of a sidebar conversation, but I use...

This is kind of a sidebar conversation, but I use my black tank flush religiously...because all I do is boondock. I need all the capacity and proper function I can get.

My process and experience...
Forum: Flagstaff 06-08-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,172
Posted By jimmoore13
Dicor makes lots of products specifically...

Dicor makes lots of products specifically designed to be safe on your RV roof.

I used this cleaner: https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B001FCB0ZG/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1...
Forum: Appliances and Electronics 06-08-2021, 03:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 516
Posted By jimmoore13
We had to shut down in late September to defrost....

We had to shut down in late September to defrost. We picked a convenient time between trips, hauled the food into the house, shut it off and propped the doors open. I removed my "crisper" drawers...
Forum: Plumbing and Water Systems & Fixtures 06-03-2021, 05:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 304
Posted By jimmoore13
X-2. Just remove the filter cartridge, and the...

X-2. Just remove the filter cartridge, and the canister is the "coupler" you need.
Forum: Rockwood 06-02-2021, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,292
Posted By jimmoore13
The OP's question had to do with whether the...

The OP's question had to do with whether the backup gravity fill port would reliably relieve pressure on the fresh tank should it be "over-filled."

If you can confirm that the port you discovered...
Forum: Appliances and Electronics 05-31-2021, 05:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 516
Posted By jimmoore13
Part of your question and concern has to do with...

Part of your question and concern has to do with running the fridge continuously.

I have a 6 cubic foot two way fridge. I start it in the spring, and it does not get shut off until October. (Well...
Forum: Pets 05-31-2021, 01:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,582
Posted By jimmoore13
Going back to the OP. Can you do it? Yes. ...

Going back to the OP.

Can you do it? Yes. You can do pretty much anything.
You mentioned a pen, so containment is not a violation of the leash laws.
A covered pen would be possible to keep out...
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 05-28-2021, 02:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,062
Posted By jimmoore13
OK, so you know it can happen. Several...

OK, so you know it can happen.

Several things to help it NOT happen:

1) Don't kid yourself. It is hard to impossible to properly chock a tire that is lifted on anything...whether it's planks...
Forum: Plumbing and Water Systems & Fixtures 05-27-2021, 12:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 751
Posted By jimmoore13
I have this on my rig. When level and filling,...

I have this on my rig. When level and filling, the overflow starts running when full, and it continues to dump about 2 gallons of water at most before it stops siphoning. Level is important. Why? ...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 05-25-2021, 12:35 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,676
Posted By jimmoore13
If you are anywhere neat a Batteries + Bulbs,...

If you are anywhere neat a Batteries + Bulbs, I've had great luck with mine, and the price is good. I bought the 230 AH models as a compromise between size/weight/price.
...
Forum: A Frame Campers 05-25-2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,054
Posted By jimmoore13
Nothing wrong with accepting water from a local...

Nothing wrong with accepting water from a local benefactor...e.g. the fast food joint. One significant word of caution. An outside hose bib is very likely contaminated with various environmental...
Forum: Dealer Reviews 05-21-2021, 01:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,163
Posted By jimmoore13
There are numerous options for refilling your own...

There are numerous options for refilling your own propane tanks in Columbia, MO.
Paying more than about $14 to fill a 20# tank is expensive.

Here are the suppliers. Time to pickup the phone: ...
Forum: Propane Systems 05-21-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 418
Posted By jimmoore13
I got a bit lost reading responses in the thread,...

I got a bit lost reading responses in the thread, so I'll focus on the OP.

When in motion, the detector is detecting "something" that trips it. More than likely, you have some infiltration of...
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