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Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 09-24-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,684
Posted By darhike
I looked at driver door sticker for payload, said...

I looked at driver door sticker for payload, said 1700. Had to buy a 2500 to pull 5th wheel which was at 1100# but add in people etc to payload it was too close for my comfort level. You read a...
Forum: Flagstaff 11-23-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,368
Posted By darhike
1500 AC. One AC is 30 amps. Two AC is 50 amps. ...

1500 AC. One AC is 30 amps. Two AC is 50 amps. FYI
Forum: General Community Discussions 11-10-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,684
Posted By darhike
what is the purpose of wedge

I have a 8528RKWS and do not have one. Should I?
Forum: Flagstaff 10-19-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,368
Posted By darhike
frig on Propane while traveling

I used propane for the refrig while we traveled. Temps got up to 100 at times. If I go to coldest the refrig will go down to 32 and freeze some things near the top.

I am still on first 30#...
Forum: Flagstaff 10-18-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,368
Posted By darhike
5th wheel 6100 miles 8528RKWS

Just returned from 6100 miles Indy to California and back. 5 weeks - all to see grand daughter. Toss in Lake Tahoe, Yosomite and wale watching in our 5ver 32' Flagstaff. Only problem is single...
Forum: The Rally Zone | F.R.O.G. Events 10-06-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 18,383
Posted By darhike
There are 2 camping areas. The one we are staying...

There are 2 camping areas. The one we are staying in is within walking distance of the ghost town. But it appears you may be staying in the other one. It looks newer and a nice area for the group. It...
Forum: The Rally Zone | F.R.O.G. Events 10-06-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 18,383
Posted By darhike
We are camping at Calico Ghost Town right now....

We are camping at Calico Ghost Town right now. You will all certainly enjoy it. The timing of our trip from Indiana to Monterey, CA and back didn't allow for us to join your rally. But this is a neat...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 09-20-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,339
Posted By darhike
Look also at yellow tire pressure door sticker to...

Look also at yellow tire pressure door sticker to see truck load capacity. The Ram was low. Add hitch, adults and pin weight and see how it works when compared. Also note tire sizes. Safe is more...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 09-20-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,446
Posted By darhike
Miss truck bed storage but finding under bed...

Miss truck bed storage but finding under bed storage and exterior camper access storage working out fine. But it is tall so far no problem.
Forum: Dollars & Cents 09-20-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,446
Posted By darhike
Easy hook up. No have the trailer hitch to...

Easy hook up. No have the trailer hitch to install along with sway bars to worry about. I did have a 2500 truck didn't feels the 150s would pull it
Forum: Dollars & Cents 09-20-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,446
Posted By darhike
I only used One hand on the steering wheel from...

I only used One hand on the steering wheel from Indy to Salt Lake City didn't worry about semi trucks passing me with the fifth wheel. No sway, travel faster felt safer therefore went longer...
Forum: Coachmen Motorhomes 09-20-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 17,242
Posted By darhike
I am enjoying under $3 a gallon. Even in Reno. ...

I am enjoying under $3 a gallon. Even in Reno. I pray they get lots of moisture out here this winter. Lakes are so down.
Forum: Flagstaff 09-14-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,674
Posted By darhike
Have 8528RKWS 2016. Indy to Reno so far. First...

Have 8528RKWS 2016. Indy to Reno so far. First 5th love towing no concern when trucks pass on I-80. Wind did slow me down. Would not travel as far if towing TT. Day ahead of plan.
Forum: Flagstaff 09-14-2015, 12:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,194
Posted By darhike
On my third Forest River RV in four years average...

On my third Forest River RV in four years average 100 days a year camping 3 to 5000 miles a year. Currently have an 8528RKWS fifth wheel traveling from Indy to Monterey California so far going great
Forum: General Travel Trailer & Fifth Wheel Discussion 09-13-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 17,809
Views: 1,799,362
Posted By darhike
New camper breaking it in Indy to Monterey CA...

New camper breaking it in Indy to Monterey CA trip. Love 5th wheel.
Forum: General Travel Trailer & Fifth Wheel Discussion 09-13-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 17,809
Views: 1,799,362
Posted By darhike
Tahoe recommendations Just got to Reno driving...

Tahoe recommendations Just got to Reno driving to Tahoe to see.
Forum: General Travel Trailer & Fifth Wheel Discussion 09-13-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 17,809
Views: 1,799,362
Posted By darhike
Drove 575 miles 10 hours from Wasatch Mt UT to...

Drove 575 miles 10 hours from Wasatch Mt UT to Verdi NV. Reno area Little wind 90's. Pushed to see green.
Forum: Western USA 08-16-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 587
Posted By darhike
Thanks. For the replies I am going to look...

Thanks. For the replies I am going to look closer to Kongs Canyons or Yosemite for camping
Forum: Western USA 08-08-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 587
Posted By darhike
Fresno, CA camping

Has anyone stayed at Millerton Lake St Rec Area near Fresno? We have a 32' 5th wheel. We are going out to CA from IN and thought that might be a nice place to stay and use as a "central" point to do...
Forum: General Community Discussions 08-04-2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,872
Posted By darhike
On my third Forest River gradually moving up to...

On my third Forest River gradually moving up to the fifth wheel think it's going to be great also. Average 100 nights in each unit per year.
Forum: General Community Discussions 08-03-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 275
Posted By darhike
Reno visit & Salt Lake too

We are heading west from the Midwest (Indy). any must stops or good eats not to miss? Staying at Wasatch Mountain State Park then on to Reno.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 08-03-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,593
Posted By darhike
Chevy Truck RPM

I have a 2015 Chevy 2500 6.0 with 4.11 rear end crew cab truck and pull a 32' 5th Flagstaff 9000# GVWR. It pulls fine but wondering, since I am heading from Indy to Monterey CA and back, what RPM...
Forum: Flagstaff 07-13-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 679
Posted By darhike
Thanks. Will try. Only camped twice and the front...

Thanks. Will try. Only camped twice and the front landing gear broke so in for repairs. Week 3 it WILL get done this week or Goshen may see me.
Forum: Flagstaff 07-09-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 679
Posted By darhike
Ditto. My couch unfolds to when traveling.

Ditto. My couch unfolds to when traveling.
Forum: Flagstaff 06-23-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,866
Posted By darhike
Ref

I am pleased with the refrigerator. The temp in freezer is minus 1 and the ref was 32 freezing. So went to higher setting freezer ok ref 40? Outside dorm type ref 39. Temp outside 90.
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