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Forum: General Community Discussions 12-28-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 856
Posted By Volvodriver
A big thank you to all of you who took the time...

A big thank you to all of you who took the time to respond to my query. This is exactly the info we needed.

We have spent several winters since we went full time rv'ing in Port A including...
Forum: General Community Discussions 12-27-2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 856
Posted By Volvodriver
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Forum: General Community Discussions 12-24-2020, 11:21 AM
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Views: 856
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Forum: General Community Discussions 12-23-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 856
Posted By Volvodriver
Mobile RV Techs/Aransas Pass-Rockport TX.

We'll be in the AP/Rockport area during January-March and I've discovered that we have an apparent leak in the black water system (small intermittent) that will require opening the underbelly to get...
Forum: General Community Discussions 12-10-2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,054
Posted By Volvodriver
Question for folks using rear scissor jacks

Need to ask what folks do when using scissor jacks on rear of fifth wheels or trailers when you don't have four or six point levelers. Taking my old stab jacks off the rig as they "are" old and we...
Forum: Slide Outs 12-05-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,484
Posted By Volvodriver
Slide out seals and wipes

I need to replace some of the seals and wipes on our 14 Sandpiper. Does FR use a type of seal and wipe that can be purchased and used as a DIY project. I know they buy it by the truckload so need to...
Forum: Central USA 11-26-2020, 01:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 163
Posted By Volvodriver
Road Conditions on I-35 near S.A.

Road conditions between Austin and San Antonio that folks should be aware of. Traveled on Tuesday Nov. 24th and if you are going this way to the RGV or any place else along this way there is heavy...
Forum: General Community Discussions 11-20-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 8,689
Views: 1,801,327
Posted By Volvodriver
Drying the slides

I've seen a lot but this is a new one for me. Missouri folks pulled in late yesterday in a pull through spot down one from us with and an open site between us. This morning as we had some fog...
Forum: General Community Discussions 11-10-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,678
Posted By Volvodriver
First let me say thank you to all who have...

First let me say thank you to all who have responded on this topic. All have had some good points and opinions and this has lead to a good discussion. We are currently in a no frills campground about...
Forum: General Community Discussions 11-02-2020, 11:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,678
Posted By Volvodriver
Things we've noticed while fulltiming this year

Thought I'd post a few things that we have noticed while traveling this year and wonder if people have noticed these things and other things. For one we have noticed that parks and campgrounds where...
Forum: General Community Discussions 10-29-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 11,009
Posted By Volvodriver
I've stated an opinion on this subject already...

I've stated an opinion on this subject already but Gravelriders post reminded me of a laugh when the DW and I were traveling in Germany many years ago on the Autobahn and she mentioned to me that...
Forum: General Community Discussions 10-26-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 11,009
Posted By Volvodriver
When we tow our fifth wheel we are towing our...

When we tow our fifth wheel we are towing our home. I do not pull on to shoulders or break down lanes whether I'm towing or bobtailing. I am not going to hit a chuckhole, end drive, culvert or road...
Forum: Roo | Shamrock 10-25-2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,921
Posted By Volvodriver
I'm changing my old rear electric stabilizers to...

I'm changing my old rear electric stabilizers to scissor jacks that are rated 6,000 lbs per because through the years they have become troublesome to raise and lower and have repaired them twice so...
Forum: Slide Outs 10-19-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,150
Posted By Volvodriver
I ask a decent question and receive a smart...

I ask a decent question and receive a smart remark by someone at 3:41 AM that contributes nothing to the discussion.

And to answer you the truck and trailer shop is 1,100 miles from my present...
Forum: Forester and Sunseeker 10-18-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,819
Posted By Volvodriver
I also do not have your model but since day one...

I also do not have your model but since day one we have received cable on all three tv's in our 2014 sandpiper bought new in 2013. What I can't figure out is when we use OTA on the two exact same...
Forum: Slide Outs 10-17-2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,150
Posted By Volvodriver
The stabilizer replacement from electric to...

The stabilizer replacement from electric to manual scissor jacks mounted to the frame was part of the job quote. Does this clarify ?

Dave
Forum: Central USA 10-16-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,568
Posted By Volvodriver
I will be playing Davey Downer here. As a...

I will be playing Davey Downer here. As a resident of the Lone Star State for nearly 40 years and have done a fair share of traveling and staying in parks and private cgs, if you wish to see things,...
Forum: Slide Outs 10-16-2020, 05:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,150
Posted By Volvodriver
Price to replace wipes and seals

Need to do some replacing of top wipes and seals on two opposing slides and the bedroom slide. Approx 40 feet of top wipe material (side wipes appear to be okay) and approx 45 to 50 feet of seal...
Forum: Tips and Tricks 10-05-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 461
Posted By Volvodriver
Awning hold down on concrete

We'll be staying in an rv resort in the winter for three months on a double wide concrete site and I would like to occasionally run the awning out and leave it out while we are at the rig, having...
Forum: Dynamax 09-09-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,060
Posted By Volvodriver
When we wintered in Arizona in 2017 found a guy...

When we wintered in Arizona in 2017 found a guy with a small business which I think was based in Tucson that made side window and windshield screens for semi tractors. We bought a set for the Volvo...
Forum: Sandpiper 09-02-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By Volvodriver
We have full timed with our Sandpiper since April...

We have full timed with our Sandpiper since April of 2013 and have set numerous times from two weeks to five plus months with a tripod and have never noticed any flex of the frame nor any cracks of...
Forum: Eastern USA 08-30-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,023
Posted By Volvodriver
We are wintering in a resort type park for the...

We are wintering in a resort type park for the 2021 season and since we are new to the park we had to submit to background checks (really did) and send them a picture of our truck (semi tractor)...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 08-19-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,429
Posted By Volvodriver
Several years ago we wintered in an rv park in...

Several years ago we wintered in an rv park in Port Aransas with a group of folks who had been coming to this park for years. That winter the electric rate for everyone just went through the roof of...
Forum: General Travel Trailer & Fifth Wheel Discussion 08-07-2020, 11:15 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,791
Posted By Volvodriver
The tires that came on our Sandpiper (don't...

The tires that came on our Sandpiper (don't remember the brand) did not last a year. Switched to Firestone tires spring of 2014 and had two flats with them. Attended the 2014 rally in Goshen and...
Forum: Central USA 08-07-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 778
Posted By Volvodriver
No one person of the thousands that visit this...

No one person of the thousands that visit this website can give any info on this area of Missouri ? :confused:
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