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Forum: Western USA 06-04-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,124
Posted By MoonStomper
Haha! We saw this AFTER

Tried to take a direct scenic route from our campground at the Hazard Trailhead on the Whole Enchilada Trail above Moab to our next stop in Fruita. A few miles in we see a Road Closed sign and a...
Forum: Tips and Tricks 07-17-2019, 04:50 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,954
Posted By MoonStomper
We heard thunder, that was the first sign. Our...

We heard thunder, that was the first sign. Our route was on the Southeast face so we couldn't see the storm approach. It was moving fast! The lead climber had just neared the anchor and number two...
Forum: Tips and Tricks 07-16-2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,954
Posted By MoonStomper
We were just in that spot!

We had camped on the Wall in the spot just 50' past the camper that got hammered on June 29th. Then on June 30 we dodged a hailstorm on our way to Custer State Park for the next four nights. Had a...
Forum: Forest River Lifestyle 10-21-2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,555
Posted By MoonStomper
Do you know if the owner was notified? Thanks

Do you know if the owner was notified? Thanks
Forum: Forest River Lifestyle 10-15-2017, 09:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,555
Posted By MoonStomper
Worst part is that the owner is military and...

Worst part is that the owner is military and looking to spend some family time before going away. Then this happens!
Forum: Forest River Lifestyle 10-11-2017, 10:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,555
Posted By MoonStomper
Stolen Camper - HOT

Please keep an eye out for this Coleman Redwood that was stolen from a family going on vacation presumably near Clifty Falls State Park (around Louisville or Cincinnati?). Saw this post on Facebook...
Forum: A Frame Campers 06-12-2017, 06:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,550
Posted By MoonStomper
Dometic Awnings do SUCK!!!! When we bought our...

Dometic Awnings do SUCK!!!! When we bought our camper this winter ours needed replacement. Looking at the stock replacements was depressing, they are so bland. Found out about Marti's Awnings in...
Forum: General Travel Trailer & Fifth Wheel Discussion 06-05-2017, 06:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,917
Posted By MoonStomper
Bumper/frame mod for bike rack mount

This is what my mod looked like when finished. I use a Thule T4 rack for 4 mountain bikes. Very solid and keeps bikes high off the road. The two extensions on the right are mounts for a basket.
Forum: General Travel Trailer & Fifth Wheel Discussion 06-05-2017, 06:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,917
Posted By MoonStomper
If it isn't new, take it to welding fab shop and...

If it isn't new, take it to welding fab shop and have them beef up the frame and add a 2" receiver tube. Then I recommend a Thule or Yakima 2" rack of your preference.
Forum: Plumbing and Water Systems & Fixtures 05-17-2017, 06:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,224
Posted By MoonStomper
The reason the Geomethod is effective is that it...

The reason the Geomethod is effective is that it puts a slick film on the tank that helps the sludge slide down toward the exit. A wand sprayer is then more effective at pushing it and blowing it off...
Forum: General Travel Trailer & Fifth Wheel Discussion 05-16-2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 17,733
Views: 1,763,796
Posted By MoonStomper
Evereddie nailed it. The pivot action allows the...

Evereddie nailed it. The pivot action allows the cable to pull the plunger out in a straight line rather than just snapping the head off from an angle and not activating the brake system.
Forum: Plumbing and Water Systems & Fixtures 05-16-2017, 03:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,224
Posted By MoonStomper
Great video!!!! Looks like the hose wand sprayer...

Great video!!!! Looks like the hose wand sprayer moved around down the toilet while using the Geomethod is the best way to go.
Forum: General Travel Trailer & Fifth Wheel Discussion 05-16-2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 17,733
Views: 1,763,796
Posted By MoonStomper
... and a few more things... 4. Mounted a...

... and a few more things...
4. Mounted a convenient bottle opener on the fridge.

5. Built and hung a hook rack for keys, level, lighter, headlamps, etc.

6. Added a mount for my trusty old...
Forum: General Travel Trailer & Fifth Wheel Discussion 05-16-2017, 02:37 PM
Replies: 17,733
Views: 1,763,796
Posted By MoonStomper
Items done to the Roo this week

This camper is a 2003, so this is an ongoing project...

1. Replaced leaky, old 1.5" grey waste water valve with new Valterra Bladex valve. Blew out the greywater tank using the hose while I was...
Forum: General Travel Trailer & Fifth Wheel Discussion 05-11-2017, 06:31 PM
Replies: 17,733
Views: 1,763,796
Posted By MoonStomper
You can rattle can paint those yellow plastic...

You can rattle can paint those yellow plastic parts whatever color you want very easily.
Forum: Tent Campers and Pop Ups 05-10-2017, 09:51 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,501
Posted By MoonStomper
Passing gas in California will get you fined....

Passing gas in California will get you fined. It's not called "the land of fruits and nuts" for just their agriculture.
Forum: Roo | Shamrock 05-03-2017, 12:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,929
Posted By MoonStomper
Pedestal leg project

I did this mod and am happy with my results. I used the in-floor pedestal base to be flush with surface. Since I was already replacing the subfloor and the finish floor (40 sq' of previous owners...
Forum: Tent Campers and Pop Ups 05-03-2017, 05:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,961
Posted By MoonStomper
What Grumpy said: drill ends of cracks and fill...

What Grumpy said: drill ends of cracks and fill with Dicor ( or Geocel Proflex RV, I've even had good luck using epoxy), then Eternabond over that after it cures.

Will probably have entire roof...
Forum: Roo | Shamrock 04-24-2017, 09:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,699
Posted By MoonStomper
You can paint the plastic tabs part to protect it...

You can paint the plastic tabs part to protect it from the UV deterioration and that will help it not dry rot as quickly.
Forum: Rockwood 04-20-2017, 09:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,386
Posted By MoonStomper
Modified bumper w/ Thule T4

MTB trip to Warrior Creek, NC for the Easter weekend. Very nice campsites and super fun bermed trail systems.
Forum: General Community Discussions 04-17-2017, 09:20 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,019
Posted By MoonStomper
Before we bought the Roo we rented a Class C and...

Before we bought the Roo we rented a Class C and took the kids to Ocracoke for a week 5 years ago. Do it!!!! Just be sure to pack extra hoses and mosquito spray for yards, apply it the first night...
Forum: General Travel Trailer & Fifth Wheel Discussion 04-17-2017, 09:11 PM
Replies: 17,733
Views: 1,763,796
Posted By MoonStomper
Towed it home from Warrior Creek, Boomer NC

We took our second trip over Easter with our NTU Roo rig and really enjoyed the fruits of the labor invested in it since December. Had a perfect weekend with delightful weather and quality time...
Forum: Roo | Shamrock 04-09-2017, 10:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,085
Posted By MoonStomper
Whose Roo?

Me You & Roo - nice rig! saw you parked in Taco Bell east of Richmond on our way to Williamsburg. We are doing a guided bike tour for a Roads Scholar group to Yorktown, Jamestown and the Cap to Cap...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 04-08-2017, 07:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,029
Posted By MoonStomper
My fridge doesn't have a light, so does it not...

My fridge doesn't have a light, so does it not have the door heater? I pull the fuse for the radio to help conserve power.
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 04-08-2017, 07:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,029
Posted By MoonStomper
71 AH is what is claimed on Walmart site - so...

71 AH is what is claimed on Walmart site - so who knows. I need to do the math on how long my battery will run my fridge circuit. How many AH does it use over 24 hrs?
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