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Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 09-06-2020, 08:11 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,858
Posted By Blackrock
Eeyup here we go back to the same old song. What...

Eeyup here we go back to the same old song. What can you pull with a half ton truck?
I've been towing my 5th wheel trailer now for four years. Alaska and back and all over the western states. Fully...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 07-14-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,594
Posted By Blackrock
Bottom line is that the battery is an integral...

Bottom line is that the battery is an integral part of the entire electrical system and should be only turned off when servicing the battery. Having the battery disconnected while on shore power...
Forum: General Community Discussions 05-16-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8,672
Views: 1,790,552
Posted By Blackrock
He's good with that.

He's good with that.
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 04-30-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,965
Posted By Blackrock
I have two batteries and can run the heat all...

I have two batteries and can run the heat all night. I set the Tstat low and it only kicks in around. 2am.
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 04-20-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,987
Posted By Blackrock
Graham county Arizona, population 44,000 give or...

Graham county Arizona, population 44,000 give or take has only had two reportable cases both since recovered. Compared to the rest of the state we are doing well.
The wife and I are sitting it out...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 03-15-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,083
Posted By Blackrock
My wife and I visited an Indian Casino this...

My wife and I visited an Indian Casino this weekend and played the slots for about three hours. The place was pretty crowded with folks from all walks of life. She came out $30 ahead and I lost $20....
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 03-14-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,734
Posted By Blackrock
Back in the olden days the trucks had a stamped...

Back in the olden days the trucks had a stamped tag, usually on the door pillar or left side kick pane with the GVW rating. When hauling hay we were either loading from a stack where the bales had a...
Forum: General Community Discussions 03-02-2020, 09:23 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,378
Posted By Blackrock
If you are running 65mph on a 75mph highway you...

If you are running 65mph on a 75mph highway you become part of the problem. I work part time driving a belly dump usually hauling asphalt and my truck can run 82mph flat out when running back empty....
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 03-01-2020, 10:21 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,734
Posted By Blackrock
:roflblack: at 1908# that's less than 100# above...

:roflblack: at 1908# that's less than 100# above the payload of my 2016 Ram 1500 which is 1820#.
Forum: General Community Discussions 03-01-2020, 10:14 PM
Replies: 8,672
Views: 1,790,552
Posted By Blackrock
We gave the Monument Valley KOA a pass last year....

We gave the Monument Valley KOA a pass last year. Wide open with no protection and there was some weather blowing in.
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 02-24-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,615
Posted By Blackrock
I am running two of those on my 5th wheel and...

I am running two of those on my 5th wheel and starting year number 5. Yes the rectangular cap comes off and you can add water Mine take a sip at the start of each season. The spend all winter plugged...
Forum: Propane Systems 02-23-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,825
Posted By Blackrock
Just run a security cable through the handles on...

Just run a security cable through the handles on the tanks then over, under, around and through the tongue.
Forum: Western USA 02-20-2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 831
Posted By Blackrock
A lot depends on how big of a day you want to...

A lot depends on how big of a day you want to make of it. So lets just drop Rte.#2 as that is pure windy narrow road pretty much all the way through.
Route1 is not too bad. I came down that way in...
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 02-19-2020, 10:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By Blackrock
It could be a Huck bolt. One time use, cut it off...

It could be a Huck bolt. One time use, cut it off and throw away.
Forum: Jokes and Humor 02-16-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 2,660
Views: 314,206
Posted By Blackrock
I once worked in an independent auto repair shop....

I once worked in an independent auto repair shop. The owner was a member of one of the larger religious groups here in southern Arizona. Sometimes if I answered the phone the person would ask for...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 02-12-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,597
Posted By Blackrock
Here in Arizona for a side by side or an ATV to...

Here in Arizona for a side by side or an ATV to be street legal all that is needed is a rear view mirror, horn and lighted license plate. We can drive on all secondary highways and it's not uncommon...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 02-10-2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,597
Posted By Blackrock
I have a 78' CJ5, doesn't have a 17 digit vin....

I have a 78' CJ5, doesn't have a 17 digit vin. Also have a 2017 Polaris Ranger. Here in Arizona atv's and utv's are registered with a motorcycle plate. You also need a $25 Off Road sticker on your...
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 02-10-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,799
Posted By Blackrock
Have you ever wondered why they put ST tires on...

Have you ever wondered why they put ST tires on trailers versus P or LT tires. Must be a reason for that.
Forum: FR3 02-08-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By Blackrock
Faulty one way check valve at the water pump....

Faulty one way check valve at the water pump. Turn off city water open a faucet to drain pressure down, cycle the water pump, bleed pressure down again, repeat then try city water on and see if that...
Forum: General Community Discussions 02-07-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By Blackrock
Don't try to fight the spring weather that can...

Don't try to fight the spring weather that can linger on into late May. I crossed into Canada first week of June. Weather was great going up. Had a great summer leaving late August. If I were to do...
Forum: On the Road | Travel Chat 02-05-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,916
Posted By Blackrock
Pretty sure you will need additional vehicle...

Pretty sure you will need additional vehicle insurance on your tow vehicle. Make sure your cell phone plan will work in Canada, that's usually an extra charge also. I had a fistful of paperwork ready...
Forum: Tent Campers and Pop Ups 01-31-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,194
Posted By Blackrock
On my 2010 there was a small round plug on the...

On my 2010 there was a small round plug on the plastic cover of the winch motor. Pop it out and I think it took a 1/2" socket to fit the manual over ride. The gearing is super low.
Forum: Jokes and Humor 01-30-2020, 01:16 PM
Replies: 2,660
Views: 314,206
Posted By Blackrock
In 1981 I was working for a John Deere dealership...

In 1981 I was working for a John Deere dealership in Willcox AZ. One of our delivery drivers lost a set of duals off of a semi trailer. The duals bounced for quite a ways out through some desert...
Forum: On the Road | Travel Chat 01-28-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,462
Posted By Blackrock
Ok I was only 10 yrs old at the time but the 327...

Ok I was only 10 yrs old at the time but the 327 came out of my uncles wrecked car. I must have the years mixed up in my addled old mind. I do know I watched my dad and him swap it out. And the truck...
Forum: Western USA 01-28-2020, 09:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 295
Posted By Blackrock
Yes, if you come in from the west side parking...

Yes, if you come in from the west side parking can be found just coming into town. It's a walking tour type of town and lots of neat shops.
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