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Forum: Wildwood 09-01-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,864
Posted By Mtelkman
Outside of a campground, have at it. I just get...

Outside of a campground, have at it. I just get touchy when people are disrespectful of others trying to enjoy their camping experience.

Had one camper across from us recently at a campground...
Forum: Wildwood 08-31-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,864
Posted By Mtelkman
It is definitely a "look at me" idea. Making it...

It is definitely a "look at me" idea. Making it bright in the campground when people are trying to enjoy the night sky or try to sleep, etc. is a jerk move.
Forum: Roo | Shamrock 08-05-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,455
Posted By Mtelkman
I put the SafeTstruts on my 5er bumper and now...

I put the SafeTstruts on my 5er bumper and now carry the spare tire (on there originally) plus 2-30 pound bikes. Seems to be working great for that amount of weight.
Forum: Roo | Shamrock 06-11-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,091
Posted By Mtelkman
Mike.T has it right. I tried putting knives in...

Mike.T has it right. I tried putting knives in those slots and they did fit, it just was very inconvenient.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 06-11-2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,224
Posted By Mtelkman
I tow with a 2001 F250 with a 7.3L diesel. ...

I tow with a 2001 F250 with a 7.3L diesel. 111,000 original miles by me, the original owner. Unless someone offers me a ridiculous amount of money for my truck I have no plans to update and...
Forum: Off Topic 06-04-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By Mtelkman
You should have no problem. I store up to 8000...

You should have no problem. I store up to 8000 gallons of diesel in outdoor farm tanks for my tractors in all kinds of weather for well over a year with no issues. In Montana where it can be 35...
Forum: Cherokee 06-04-2020, 05:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 694
Posted By Mtelkman
I have that exact bike rack but my spare mounts...

I have that exact bike rack but my spare mounts to the bumper.

I used SafetyStruts to strengthen the bumper/frame connection on mine before I installed it. It seems very solid and I have had no...
Forum: Plumbing and Water Systems & Fixtures 06-03-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 596
Posted By Mtelkman
I had a similar problem with the same things...

I had a similar problem with the same things happening but with one small additional "clue" to what was going on. My fresh water tank would oh so slowly fill to overflowing when hooked up to city...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 06-01-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,007
Posted By Mtelkman
There must be more to this story. Using an...

There must be more to this story. Using an Anderson Ultimate should only require 3-4" of movement up or down to hitch. Add in a few inches of suspension drop and you are no where near the foot or...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 05-26-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,195
Posted By Mtelkman
I don't think you would have any issues traveling...

I don't think you would have any issues traveling in my home state of MT social distancing. Some people wear masks here but I would say it isn't even 25%. There are a few stores like Costco that...
Forum: FR3 05-13-2020, 12:46 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 21,985
Posted By Mtelkman
I have a TST 507 system on my 5er. I can...

I have a TST 507 system on my 5er. I can accidentally leave the monitor turned on after I drop the 5er at the campsite and drive into town many miles away. Never get an alarm.

It will alarm when...
Forum: Tent Campers and Pop Ups 05-11-2020, 10:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 758
Posted By Mtelkman
Are these the glass top bumpers? ...

Are these the glass top bumpers?
...
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 02-09-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,851
Posted By Mtelkman
You should probably start a NEW thread on what...

You should probably start a NEW thread on what problems you are having that leads you to be "fearful that your Reese will bind up". This thread is old and few will likely see it.

Include details...
Forum: General Community Discussions 02-07-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 14,910
Posted By Mtelkman
62-65 towing seems to be the sweet spot for fuel...

62-65 towing seems to be the sweet spot for fuel mileage on my truck.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 02-06-2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,102
Posted By Mtelkman
Well if you run into an ******* in the morning...

Well if you run into an ******* in the morning you simply ran into an *******. If you run into ******** all day long then.....

And don't be bragging about your new 2007 truck. Not all of us are...
Forum: General Community Discussions 01-15-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 494
Posted By Mtelkman
I have no experience with AAA, but I specifically...

I have no experience with AAA, but I specifically asked that question when I called my USAA insurance as I was as concerned as you are. I was told they will tow the truck AND RV but they tow the RV...
Forum: On the Road | Travel Chat 01-07-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,059
Posted By Mtelkman
Is that also the case for Google Maps?[/QUOTE] ...

Is that also the case for Google Maps?[/QUOTE]

I never use Google maps so I don't know the answer. Sorry.
Forum: On the Road | Travel Chat 01-07-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,059
Posted By Mtelkman
Ummm, maybe you need to do a bit of research...

Ummm, maybe you need to do a bit of research Oltimer, the sun going behind fog/clouds has absolutely nothing to do with your GPS signal.

And just to clear up a constant fallacy on this forum:
Not...
Forum: General Community Discussions 12-25-2019, 11:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,192
Posted By Mtelkman
We have used the CoPilot GPS app on our...

We have used the CoPilot GPS app on our smartphones for several years now. It can be easily switched between the height/weight/length stats for our truck towing the 5er and our car. It doesn't need...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 12-22-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 11,050
Posted By Mtelkman
I use opti lube summer+ in my old diesel. I have...

I use opti lube summer+ in my old diesel. I have never seen a mileage improvement. I use it because it significantly quiets the engine. That makes it worth it to me. But my truck is 19 years old....
Forum: Surveyor 12-01-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,953
Posted By Mtelkman
You might want to throw some Eternabond emergency...

You might want to throw some Eternabond emergency roof repair tape in that kit.
Forum: Forester and Sunseeker 11-23-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 713
Posted By Mtelkman
I have a Progressive Industries Hardwire 30amp...

I have a Progressive Industries Hardwire 30amp with remote display. I just came back from a 3 month trip and it alerted me at several parks to low voltage (lowest was 104) and once to very high...
Forum: On the Road | Travel Chat 08-28-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,065
Posted By Mtelkman
I will be at Liberty Lake Regional Park in...

I will be at Liberty Lake Regional Park in Washington on our way West. This coming weekend is the start of this years 3 month RV trip. Next year we are planning 6 months.
Forum: General Community Discussions 08-21-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,584
Posted By Mtelkman
The same goes for a Reese Revolution hitch on...

The same goes for a Reese Revolution hitch on Rockwood and Flagstaff 5ers if you have it engaged. You will have to unengage it in order for someone else to pull it.

To OPs question I had my...
Forum: Flagstaff 08-10-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,203
Posted By Mtelkman
My Flagstaff 8528RKWS with torsion axles pulls...

My Flagstaff 8528RKWS with torsion axles pulls really nice even with the upgraded E rated tires I have on it. I have never noticed a lot of bucking or pulling. Is it possible the amount of weight...
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