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Forum: Rockwood 11-02-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 633
Views: 90,425
Posted By Crankshaft
In your case the tail is wagging the dog so to...

In your case the tail is wagging the dog so to speak. I suggest investing in a sway control of your choice and by all means get rid of the cheap, crappy and inadaquate LR C tires and upgrade to LR E....
Forum: Rockwood 11-01-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 633
Views: 90,425
Posted By Crankshaft
Just returned from a 5 week 3 day 4600+ mile...

Just returned from a 5 week 3 day 4600+ mile excursion from Denver to Bend, OR to Yakima, WA to Astoria, OR and down 101 to Ft. Bragg, CA before heading east to Colorado. I saw only TWO Jammers on...
Forum: Forester and Sunseeker 09-21-2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,057
Posted By Crankshaft
This has nothing to do with this thread but I...

This has nothing to do with this thread but I have to tell you we are headed your direction tomorrow morning from Colorado. Should get there Thursday afternoon. Will be staying at Scandia RV Park.
Forum: Welcome Mat 09-17-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 868
Posted By Crankshaft
You didn't mention whether the stabilizer is...

You didn't mention whether the stabilizer is electric or manual. If electric, check the fuse in the power panel. I have electric on the front and back and each one has it's own fuse. There should be...
Forum: General Tech and Repair 09-09-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,786
Posted By Crankshaft
I'm not familiar with your particular trailer but...

I'm not familiar with your particular trailer but a friend of mine had a simular experience. I suggested the same thing as I'm suggesting to you...check the GFCI in the trailer assuming it has one...
Forum: Berkshire 05-30-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 562
Posted By Crankshaft
Should be drying up here soon. Expecting temps in...

Should be drying up here soon. Expecting temps in the 80's this week. We are sick of the unusual ammount of rain here too. I would stay away from camping near creeks and rivers for awhile though....
Forum: Appliances and Electronics 06-22-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 557
Posted By Crankshaft
Since the unit is new, did the tongue jack work...

Since the unit is new, did the tongue jack work at at one time and then stop working? I would bet on the inline fuse as was mentioned but it also could be the ground connection. There is only the hot...
Forum: Welcome Mat 12-07-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,015
Posted By Crankshaft
Welcome aboard the forum, Ryan. My wife's folks...

Welcome aboard the forum, Ryan. My wife's folks retired to Kerrville years ago (now deceased). We have been there many times 9as recently as this last Spring) and really love the area.

We have the...
Forum: Plumbing and Water Systems & Fixtures 11-01-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 989
Posted By Crankshaft
IF you just blow out to winterize you CAN leave...

IF you just blow out to winterize you CAN leave your low point drains open but not neccssary. IF you use anti-freeze, then you MUST close the drains otherwise the anti-freeze will be expelled.
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 11-01-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 584
Posted By Crankshaft
X2...If its not corrosion at the connectors and...

X2...If its not corrosion at the connectors and you have a molded plug check the wire connection where the cable at the other end (meaning there may be a junction box under the front of the trailer...
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 11-01-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 41,587
Posted By Crankshaft
I emailed Bob last Sunday requesting FROG...

I emailed Bob last Sunday requesting FROG stickers and he responded on Monday to say he would send them very soon. I received the stickers today and he sent me twice the number that I asked for. From...
Forum: Exterior Maintenance | Roofs, Sealing, Covers & Vents 10-21-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,578
Posted By Crankshaft
Sealant job looks just as "pretty" as factory...

Sealant job looks just as "pretty" as factory job! It's so gratifying to DIY instaed of relying on a dealer who wouldn't do any better and would cost much more.
Forum: Cherokee 10-20-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,738
Posted By Crankshaft
At this time of year everyone is contimplating...

At this time of year everyone is contimplating the same task. There are soooo many threads on this forum that you can literally spend hours reading hundreds of opinions of works well for other...
Forum: Exterior Maintenance | Roofs, Sealing, Covers & Vents 10-20-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,578
Posted By Crankshaft
Using a plastic scraper with finesse could be...

Using a plastic scraper with finesse could be successful but if that doesn't work try softening the old compound with a heat gun (carefully).
Forum: Modifications and Updates 10-20-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,861
Posted By Crankshaft
Great job OC! Nice, neat and convenient...that's...

Great job OC! Nice, neat and convenient...that's what mod's are all about.

My previous TV was an Avalanche. Getting to the front of the bed to load or unload with the bed covers inplace or not...
Forum: Off Topic 10-20-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,047
Posted By Crankshaft
I never thought I'd see the day when someone from...

I never thought I'd see the day when someone from Texas would publicly refer the Cowboys as Cowgirls. Makes me all warm and fuzzy inside. I did that when living in Minnesota and the Cowboys were the...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 10-18-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,042
Posted By Crankshaft
I don't know the answer to your question because...

I don't know the answer to your question because I do not have a solar setup (yet). I do know that your TV will NOT charge your RV battery but it will "maintain" the charge in the battery. If your RV...
Forum: General Community Discussions 09-25-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,575
Posted By Crankshaft
Yep! Looking for a warm spot for the winter. Go...

Yep! Looking for a warm spot for the winter. Go to Lowes or HD a get a can of sealant foam. Go through your trailer from the interior and exterior looking for gaps especially where wires and propane...
Forum: Modifications and Updates 09-25-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,202
Posted By Crankshaft
If you cut a section, just smaller than the size...

If you cut a section, just smaller than the size of the hose, out of the ring then you can slip the hose into the ring so it's out of the way and it won't flop around going down the road. I have done...
Forum: Plumbing and Water Systems & Fixtures 09-24-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,948
Posted By Crankshaft
You won't regret installing one in your home. You...

You won't regret installing one in your home. You will find that you will only need to barely turn the water on the get a refreshing shower stream and therefore saving money on your water bill.
Forum: At the Cookout 08-18-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,550
Posted By Crankshaft
I have tried several grills that use the 64oz....

I have tried several grills that use the 64oz. propane bottles and find them inadequate when it comes to cooking in a breeze. Not enough pressure in the small bottles. If this one can be converted...
Forum: Plumbing and Water Systems & Fixtures 08-17-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,452
Posted By Crankshaft
No, but if that's what you want to do, check in...

No, but if that's what you want to do, check in the plumbing department of Lowe's or Home Depot. I'm thinking that a hose for a toilet to the water supply might work. They come in different lengths...
Forum: The Rally Zone | F.R.O.G. Events 08-17-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,322
Posted By Crankshaft
Sure wish we could join you folks. I am scheduled...

Sure wish we could join you folks. I am scheduled for surgery Monday AM. No driving or heavy lifting for a few weeks.
You will be so close to the Royal Gorge and the temptation will be so great to...
Forum: Slide Outs 08-17-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 767
Posted By Crankshaft
It is NOT a nyloc nut so the bolt could be a...

It is NOT a nyloc nut so the bolt could be a shear pin. I would put a wrench to it just to see if it would tighten easily. It doesn't look like there is a lock washer in place either so maybe the nut...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 08-16-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,265
Posted By Crankshaft
Ok, now I gotcha! Same thing but I just had not...

Ok, now I gotcha! Same thing but I just had not seen any postings mentioning taking the weight of the hitch into consideration.
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