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Forum: Plumbing and Water Systems & Fixtures 12-01-2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,012
Posted By Bob2019
As others have mentioned, monitor water use and...

As others have mentioned, monitor water use and try to get by using less. Another thing that I have experienced: If RV is not level when filling water tank, water may move toward your water level...
Forum: Plumbing and Water Systems & Fixtures 11-28-2020, 11:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 919
Posted By Bob2019
The higher the water pressure when you turn on a...

The higher the water pressure when you turn on a lav, sink, or shower faucet, the more water volume flows. Many times a person doesn't realize how much water is passing through. I certainly note...
Forum: Plumbing and Water Systems & Fixtures 11-28-2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 919
Posted By Bob2019
High water pressure may be nice, but remember,...

High water pressure may be nice, but remember, higher pressure moves more water and that can lead to a need for more water tank fills and same need for holding tank dumps. For me, I went through...
Forum: General Community Discussions 11-26-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 775
Posted By Bob2019
With a rig that is almost 26' in length, do I...

With a rig that is almost 26' in length, do I really need side view cameras? IDK and hoping somebody can share their experience.

The side view cameras on the Forester I do not find helpful...
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 11-23-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,733
Posted By Bob2019
I park the Forester on drive on rubber patio mats...

I park the Forester on drive on rubber patio mats I believe are 2 x 2. Works for me. Previously parked TT on lawn along side of house or gravel at a storage place. Cover tires and have never...
Forum: Rockwood 11-19-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,984
Posted By Bob2019
Another consideration, beyond being open during...

Another consideration, beyond being open during rain is also hail. Was in a campground and everyone with just the cheap, flimsy vent cover got busted out with leaves flying in and the storm soaking...
Forum: Rockwood 11-18-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 903
Posted By Bob2019
I agree that Lippert support is helpful andt hey...

I agree that Lippert support is helpful andt hey answer their phone. They sent me the wiring harness and 2 controllers for the "Smart Awning". I just wish some of their products worked better and...
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 11-16-2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,850
Posted By Bob2019
Two saying with RV ownership: You better be...

Two saying with RV ownership: You better be handy and fix stuff yourself or have a lot of time and money to have others fix.

Having dealers or others fix stuff requires time to get on a calendar,...
Forum: General Community Discussions 11-16-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,406
Posted By Bob2019
Leaving a Glock where someone can see it and...

Leaving a Glock where someone can see it and steal it is beyond belief. So you were lucky. What if some kid stole it and played around with it after finding it and killed one in their family? What...
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 11-15-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,488
Posted By Bob2019
I have got seals dislodged by putting 2x4s or...

I have got seals dislodged by putting 2x4s or such on wheel rim facing down (getting the hub higher than the ground) Then II used an old rubber mallet handle end and wacked the rubber end of the...
Forum: Rockwood 11-14-2020, 04:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,150
Posted By Bob2019
May I add to be sure to buy a TPM system. If a...

May I add to be sure to buy a TPM system. If a tire goes bad while traveling, you will know it right away and avoid major damage. Also you know what your tire pressure is starting out and while...
Forum: General Community Discussions 11-13-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,001
Posted By Bob2019
We have had a pop-up and two TT since 1979. Took...

We have had a pop-up and two TT since 1979. Took a 12 day bus trip out west and to Yellowstone. NEVER AGAIN. In the 12 days we had to switch hotels 10 times. Not all meals were included so had to...
Forum: Appliances and Electronics 11-13-2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 785
Posted By Bob2019
My 2019 Forester has a One Control 2nd tablet in...

My 2019 Forester has a One Control 2nd tablet in the bedroom. I can also use my iPhone 7 to run the same things. I do many things on my phone with setup or breakdown at a site or leaving. The...
Forum: Forester and Sunseeker 11-13-2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 666
Posted By Bob2019
This may not apply to 2020/2021, but my 2019...

This may not apply to 2020/2021, but my 2019 Forester came with stainless steel Dicor FastLiner wheel covers that fit over white steel wheels.
Forum: Windows, Awnings & Doors 11-12-2020, 10:19 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,642
Posted By Bob2019
I'm at a loss why anyone would want to pull in to...

I'm at a loss why anyone would want to pull in to a RV parking slot and can't see anything except out of your back window. I'm not a snoopy type but I want to see when someone or a park ranger stops...
Forum: Forester and Sunseeker 11-11-2020, 10:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,478
Posted By Bob2019
Years ago in the '70, there was a lot of rear...

Years ago in the '70, there was a lot of rear taillights in bumpers and as you notice today they don't do that because it is harder to see. Also there is a reason for the third brake light. They...
Forum: Plumbing and Water Systems & Fixtures 11-11-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,119
Posted By Bob2019
Great idea I have heard good endorsements about...

Great idea I have heard good endorsements about the oxgenics shower head. In our 2 previous TT and now the Forester, we have never, ever ran electric and propane together in our back to back showers.
Forum: Dynamax 11-11-2020, 08:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,126
Posted By Bob2019
I do all oil changes on vehicles and grease jobs....

I do all oil changes on vehicles and grease jobs. It is not that hard if you do it right. I bought a service station floor jack that could lift en elephant that a lady just wanted it gone from her...
Forum: Plumbing and Water Systems & Fixtures 11-11-2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,119
Posted By Bob2019
I'm not a fan of the idea of having super hot...

I'm not a fan of the idea of having super hot water to mix with cold. RVs typically use these cheap plastic faucets and when you start out you have one a valve setting and it changes as it heats up....
Forum: Forester and Sunseeker 11-11-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,478
Posted By Bob2019
So now no stainless wheel covers, cargo doors...

So now no stainless wheel covers, cargo doors outlined in black and tail lights in the bumper? Is FR trying to kill Forester? My earlier post listed all the cheapen and take-away items. Just can't...
Forum: Plumbing and Water Systems & Fixtures 11-11-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,119
Posted By Bob2019
I seriously doubt hot water pressure caused the...

I seriously doubt hot water pressure caused the water filter to give way. Those internal filter housings are pretty thick. I have a 5 filter Reverse Osmosis System in my home and the water pressure...
Forum: General Community Discussions 11-09-2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,502
Posted By Bob2019
Dealers are similar to people at the state fair -...

Dealers are similar to people at the state fair - there they make as much in 12 days as they do the rest of the year. Considering all the poorly made RVs they have sold, they will be fixing,...
Forum: Coachmen 11-04-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,036
Posted By Bob2019
Them batteries are heavy and not fun to move and...

Them batteries are heavy and not fun to move and disconnect cables. I have for 20 years just made sure before disconnecting the neg cable battery the battery is fully charged. I then leave them on...
Forum: Appliances and Electronics 11-02-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 931
Posted By Bob2019
Same experience with us. PDI was a joke and...

Same experience with us. PDI was a joke and salesperson assumed we knew everything having two TT and a popup previously. A motorhome is something quite different with hydro jacks, touch screens, a...
Forum: FR3 11-02-2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 926
Posted By Bob2019
My 2002 Sierra is not driven in the MN winter so...

My 2002 Sierra is not driven in the MN winter so I just fill up the gas tank for it to sit in the garage. Small engines such as a lawnmowers drain as much gas as possible and run dry. Same for...
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