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Forum: Forester and Sunseeker 05-31-2022, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 322
Posted By PoppySteve
Ha! And the more you age, the faster the RV...

Ha!
And the more you age, the faster the RV grows!
I just use pool noodles on the extension ladder and lean the ladder on the cap.
Forum: Forester and Sunseeker 05-27-2022, 02:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 520
Posted By PoppySteve
Here we are all set up with the toad ready to go...

Here we are all set up with the toad ready to go out for the day. It is so easy to hook-up and un-hook we take the toad on trips when we don't really need to.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 05-16-2022, 09:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,273
Posted By PoppySteve
Is this what would be called a key lock hitch...

Is this what would be called a key lock hitch pin? I use them now.
The second pic is what I am thinking about moving to. Your thoughts?
...
Forum: General Community Discussions 05-16-2022, 08:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,124
Posted By PoppySteve
Have lived in East Texas most of my life. We...

Have lived in East Texas most of my life. We will do pretty much anything to beat back the heat and humidity. Misters, swimming pools, giant fans and these.
...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 05-10-2022, 04:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,273
Posted By PoppySteve
Also, I have already switched from this lynch pin...

Also, I have already switched from this lynch pin
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to this one
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Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 05-10-2022, 09:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,273
Posted By PoppySteve
Orientation of Clevis Pins on Towbars

Saw this video on tow bar hookup and quite a safety emphasis was made concerning the orientation of the clevis pin connection from tow bar to base plate. Something about if you lose a clevis pin...
Forum: Boondocking 05-09-2022, 10:58 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,117
Posted By PoppySteve
There were a lot of good comments about prepping...

There were a lot of good comments about prepping a RV for boondocking in the post which I greatly appreciate.

I may have posed my question in a poor way, but bikendan's comment seemed closest to...
Forum: Exterior Maintenance | Roofs, Sealing, Covers & Vents 05-04-2022, 03:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 707
Posted By PoppySteve
Looks great! Let us know any tips for masking...

Looks great! Let us know any tips for masking that grey swoosh.
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 05-04-2022, 02:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 196
Posted By PoppySteve
Don't know about best, but I just had Koni FSD...

Don't know about best, but I just had Koni FSD installed on just the back to start with. Will get a better feel for that money outlay when we take our summer trip.

So far I have been driving...
Forum: Exterior Maintenance | Roofs, Sealing, Covers & Vents 05-04-2022, 02:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 730
Posted By PoppySteve
I also like to use a buffer. Mine is a Porter...

I also like to use a buffer. Mine is a Porter Cable 7424XP. I use Mothers carnauba cleaning wax and hex logic pads. The yellow pad cuts the wax right off.

That Porter Cable is heavy though. ...
Forum: Central USA 04-30-2022, 08:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 810
Posted By PoppySteve
Looks like a good idea to me. Don't know the...

Looks like a good idea to me. Don't know the current road conditions on that route, but I will not even drive on I-35.

When I use Google Maps for directions from San Antonio to Alvord, the 281...
Forum: Forester and Sunseeker 04-16-2022, 08:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 678
Posted By PoppySteve
Personally, I would not apply any sealant. I had...

Personally, I would not apply any sealant. I had the same problem on both bottom corners and believe it to be ageing/shrinkage of the gasket.

What I did was gently remove the entire gasket and...
Forum: Western USA 04-12-2022, 10:49 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,145
Posted By PoppySteve
Gotta be prepared for almost anything these days....

Gotta be prepared for almost anything these days.
Thanks for the heads-up.
Forum: Western USA 04-12-2022, 09:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 672
Posted By PoppySteve
X2 On last years trip, I just hated the I-25...

X2
On last years trip, I just hated the I-25 road conditions north of Raton. Year before that, it was the construction on Raton Pass that was not pleasant.
Forum: Forester and Sunseeker 03-31-2022, 02:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,749
Posted By PoppySteve
Like em?

Like em?
Forum: Forester and Sunseeker 03-30-2022, 07:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,749
Posted By PoppySteve
I am also curious about the double wide lego...

I am also curious about the double wide lego blocks for the rear. Anyone have any experience with these?
Forum: Boondocking 03-19-2022, 08:59 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,117
Posted By PoppySteve
@pcsdpo Thanks for the info on the NoBo.

@pcsdpo
Thanks for the info on the NoBo.
Forum: Boondocking 03-16-2022, 11:03 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,117
Posted By PoppySteve
Thanks Nomad, very good information. That looks...

Thanks Nomad, very good information. That looks like the kind of place we would like to be. I would be leaning toward a smaller trailer (20 ft) that would fit better in NF campgrounds.
Forum: Boondocking 03-12-2022, 05:36 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,117
Posted By PoppySteve
Sounds like the sensible, frugal approach I would...

Sounds like the sensible, frugal approach I would most likely take and spend the saved money on gas.
Forum: Boondocking 03-11-2022, 06:52 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,117
Posted By PoppySteve
On that Winnie FLX, was someone really saying...

On that Winnie FLX, was someone really saying that the AC could be run from the batts?
Forum: Boondocking 03-11-2022, 04:27 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,117
Posted By PoppySteve
I read somewhere that Winnebago added all those...

I read somewhere that Winnebago added all those upgrades to the Micro Minnie and upped the price $14,000. Makes me wonder about starting with the Micro Minnie (used maybe) and doing my own upgrades.
Forum: Boondocking 03-11-2022, 04:07 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,117
Posted By PoppySteve
Yes, thanks. I got to the full product page. ...

Yes, thanks. I got to the full product page. https://www.winnebago.com/models/product/towables/travel-trailer/micro-minnie-flx
About the only thing the early reviews have dissed is the size of the...
Forum: Boondocking 03-11-2022, 12:06 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,117
Posted By PoppySteve
"dependent on the model you choose". That is...

"dependent on the model you choose". That is what I am trying to zero-in on and this makes a lot of sense to me.
Forum: Boondocking 03-11-2022, 10:24 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,117
Posted By PoppySteve
"a do not want list" Thanks. That's helpful. ...

"a do not want list"
Thanks. That's helpful.

Just a little background. My wife and I and later 2 kids (those things happen you know:)) started camping in 1976 in a pop-up. I got to haul the...
Forum: Boondocking 03-11-2022, 09:47 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,117
Posted By PoppySteve
Sounds interesting. I could not find any...

Sounds interesting. I could not find any detailed specs at this link. I need to look at this one harder.
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