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Forum: Sabre 07-31-2016, 09:59 AM
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Posted By kevnval
Here are some pics...any suggestions

Here are some pics...any suggestions
Forum: Sabre 07-30-2016, 07:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 848
Posted By kevnval
2015 312RKDS awning issue

With our awning extended out as far as it goes...it is still on quite a downward pitched angle. So much so that from inside it blocks much of the view through the large side window. I would like to...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 07-30-2016, 07:38 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,984
Posted By kevnval
Hey....I'm feeling very,very pleased with my 6.4...

Hey....I'm feeling very,very pleased with my 6.4 too.My Sabre 5ver has a GVWR of 11400 lbs...and although I've never weighed it...it is loaded up good. I was a Diesel guy for 15yrs...Powerstroke then...
Forum: General Community Discussions 06-08-2016, 08:29 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,456
Posted By kevnval
Boon docking at Bluegrass Festivals....in fields...

Boon docking at Bluegrass Festivals....in fields where 4X4 comes in handy on occasion...Provincial parks here in N.S..some have Elect / Water hookups.Private RV parks..(Elect/Water& sewer are a nice...
Forum: General Community Discussions 05-26-2016, 07:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,560
Posted By kevnval
The closest in size in a Michelin LT Load Range E...

The closest in size in a Michelin LT Load Range E would be an LT265/60 R20....it would be about 15mm taller
Forum: XLR 05-26-2016, 04:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,442
Posted By kevnval
You shouldn't have a problem. I have done it...

You shouldn't have a problem. I have done it countless times over the years...as much of our camping is boon docking at Bluegrass festivals where you can't easily access a water supply.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 05-04-2016, 06:05 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,468
Posted By kevnval
I had a 96 Ford , with 7.3l Powerstroke Diesel ,...

I had a 96 Ford , with 7.3l Powerstroke Diesel , loved the truck pulled 5th wheels weighing 11,000 lb , a little weak on hills but still got the job done.
Next had an 07 Silverado Dmax , loved it...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 04-27-2016, 06:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,097
Posted By kevnval
We have all LED lights , one 12v battery , a 60...

We have all LED lights , one 12v battery , a 60 watt solar panel..and can comfortably do 5 -7 days. I know some folks that couldn't get through 1 night with my set up.. Your furnace will be your...
Forum: Welcome Mat 04-27-2016, 07:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 328
Posted By kevnval
Welcome to the forum and the Sabre family.:)

Welcome to the forum and the Sabre family.:)
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 04-26-2016, 06:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,623
Posted By kevnval
Even higher here on the East coast...lots of oil...

Even higher here on the East coast...lots of oil in Western Canada but here in the East it comes on tankers from Venezuela :mad:
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 04-26-2016, 05:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,664
Posted By kevnval
...as per Michelin but would apply to any...

...as per Michelin but would apply to any reputable tire manufactured today ...Nitrogen is an inert gas. It is simply dry air with the oxygen removed (air contains nearly 79% Nitrogen). The physical...
Forum: Rockwood 04-26-2016, 05:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,493
Posted By kevnval
We had the same air bed in our first...

We had the same air bed in our first Sabre...worked so well that I installed a sofa with air bed in our 2nd Sabre...we have never had a problem with air leaking out.I would check the valve at the...
Forum: Surveyor 04-24-2016, 09:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,558
Posted By kevnval
Sorry for your troubles....I have found plumbing...

Sorry for your troubles....I have found plumbing issues to be a popular problem with new trailers. Our 5th wheel had the cold /hot reversed in the bathroom....drains were not tightened.....the black...
Forum: Modifications and Updates 04-24-2016, 09:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,051
Posted By kevnval
Out with the "Jacknife" sofa / bed

The couch in our Sabre was the typical built in jackknife type that opens up into a "so called bed"....not bad for sitting on but for sleeping it was a poor excuse for a bed...ok for children or...
Forum: Sabre 04-24-2016, 08:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,783
Posted By kevnval
Welcome to the Sabre Gang....Enjoy :)

Welcome to the Sabre Gang....Enjoy :)
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 04-14-2016, 07:10 PM
Replies: 5,168
Views: 1,045,156
Posted By kevnval
Hooked on and ready to go for the first weekend...

Hooked on and ready to go for the first weekend out this season....forecast is calling for some snow / ice /rain tomorrow..then a nice weekend.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 01-05-2016, 06:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,230
Posted By kevnval
RAM 6.4l thought & comments

Just bought a new truck.:DI'd like to hear from fellow RAM 6.4l owners. The 5th wheel in my signature weighs in about 11,000 lbs when loaded. We rarely tow in any mountain terrain. Truck has 3.73...
Forum: Propane Systems 05-03-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,099
Posted By kevnval
DSI Water Heater not lighting

My DSI Suburban water heater is failing to light automatically. It does the clicking several attempts then stops trying. Lots of propane and power on board.While it was "clicking" I used a bbq...
Forum: Palomino 04-24-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,405
Posted By kevnval
Received my letter....going in the dealer May 20...

Received my letter....going in the dealer May 20 for a few other warranty "annoyances"...hope they can do it at the same time.
Forum: Tent Campers and Pop Ups 04-24-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,244
Posted By kevnval
[QUOTE=vinmaker;844368]I am so jealous of all the...

[QUOTE=vinmaker;844368]I am so jealous of all the people beginning to open up their campers and start the camping year. We are in a mini cold snap here in Boston. We are having 3-4 days of frost at...
Forum: Palomino 02-22-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,611
Posted By kevnval
Welcome to the Sabre family..Enjoy:)

Welcome to the Sabre family..Enjoy:)
Forum: Canada 02-02-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,662
Posted By kevnval
-14 C here...another Nor'easter raging...

-14 C here...another Nor'easter raging outside...all we can do is sit and look at the Sabre and wait for spring. Our first trip out will be the long weekend in May to Graves Island Provincial...
Forum: Sabre 01-10-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,469
Posted By kevnval
We use "ratchet straps" and pieces of foam pipe...

We use "ratchet straps" and pieces of foam pipe insulation between the bikes where they rub together. Have only carried bikes a few times...but it worked very well.
Forum: Dollars & Cents 12-31-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,684
Posted By kevnval
We have had and used CAA RV Plus(AAA affiliate in...

We have had and used CAA RV Plus(AAA affiliate in Canada)for several years. Have had the truck towed a few times for breakdowns , and once had the truck on the flat deck and the 5ver behind for a 100...
Forum: Palomino 12-28-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,142
Posted By kevnval
Glad your all OK...we went through a similar...

Glad your all OK...we went through a similar event....totaled a C Class MH 15 years ago...that's when we switched to our first 5th wheel. Stuff can be replaced...lives can't.
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