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Forum: General Community Discussions 12-02-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,669
Posted By tosh99
I've read articles that claim any cover on an RV...

I've read articles that claim any cover on an RV roof may rub the edges where the roof meets the vertical wall and damage the roof material.



I store my trailer at a storage yard and see many...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 11-30-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,130
Posted By tosh99
That other "non orange" big box hardware store...

That other "non orange" big box hardware store has white five gallon buckets that you can purchase an additional screw on water tight lid for them. Makes transporting water convenient and no...
Forum: General Community Discussions 11-28-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,716
Posted By tosh99
I live in So Cal. I have no problems with Wally...

I live in So Cal. I have no problems with Wally World parking lots. I don't go there with or without a travel trailer. I'll spend a little more money to patronize any other store than Wally World.
Forum: Modifications and Updates 11-25-2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,811
Posted By tosh99
Security cables are only meant to keep honest...

Security cables are only meant to keep honest people honest.


I once forgot the keys to my padlock for the "security cable" for my kayak. A pair of side cutters got me on the water fairly...
Forum: Plumbing and Water Systems & Fixtures 11-25-2018, 10:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,667
Posted By tosh99
Don't feel like the Lone Ranger! We...

Don't feel like the Lone Ranger!


We stopped at an overnight campground once and I flushed both tanks. I was running the water on the black tank flush and yes, old age disease set in and I left...
Forum: General Community Discussions 11-24-2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,505
Posted By tosh99
Our trailer came equipped with mini blinds. ...

Our trailer came equipped with mini blinds. Those were the first things to go. We're now on the second set of black out curtains on tension rods.
Forum: Plumbing and Water Systems & Fixtures 11-24-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,277
Posted By tosh99
I had an "orange" one. It failed to regulate the...

I had an "orange" one. It failed to regulate the pressure and caused some seal damage to my toilet.


I now carry a regular household water gauge as well as a back up RV regulator. I even turn...
Forum: At the Cookout 11-23-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,649
Posted By tosh99
I've tried several cheap folding grills for the...

I've tried several cheap folding grills for the TT. None really worked well or lasted, so like another did, I broke the piggy bank and bought a Lodge cast iron grill. That thing is heavy but more...
Forum: Roo | Shamrock 11-21-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,708
Posted By tosh99
Not a shower issue but I attached an aluminum...

Not a shower issue but I attached an aluminum plate on the outside of the trailer so I could mount a ladder to the roof.



When Forest River constructed the walls, there is no reasonable...
Forum: General Motorhome Discussion 11-21-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,129
Posted By tosh99
Someone will offer me more than I paid for the...

Someone will offer me more than I paid for the trailer. Yup, I buy lotto tickets too.
Forum: General Motorhome Discussion 11-21-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,129
Posted By tosh99
Married for 16 years then wife wanted a divorce. ...

Married for 16 years then wife wanted a divorce. I gave her every chance to back out of it. Twenty eight years since and still smiling!


Met a couple of really nice gals but will never get...
Forum: Flagstaff 11-19-2018, 10:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,281
Posted By tosh99
I saw some water dripping on the inside wall...

I saw some water dripping on the inside wall below my dinette window once. That was the only window with a water drip. I checked the fitment of the window and it appeared good.



I did...
Forum: Mercedes Benz Sprinter Chassis 11-19-2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,886
Posted By tosh99
I don't have a motor home but a 22 foot travel...

I don't have a motor home but a 22 foot travel trailer. It supposed to sleep 4, but two of those four had better be small!


It's just right for 2 adults and a small dog.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 11-18-2018, 11:22 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,126
Posted By tosh99
I live in a large condo association (200+ units)...

I live in a large condo association (200+ units) and my tow vehicle, full size cargo van, is parked in my outside assigned parking space. There is a 72 hour parking rule like the one for street...
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 11-13-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,009
Posted By tosh99
...or you could've just had a bad tire. I...

...or you could've just had a bad tire.


I purchased my trailer brand new in 2013. On the first road trip it blew a tire. The sidewall completely shredded.



I have since replaced the...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 11-13-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 12,233
Posted By tosh99
I saw a class A motor home towing a travel...

I saw a class A motor home towing a travel trailer once. Interesting idea.
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 11-12-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,753
Posted By tosh99
I can't imagine what the outcome would have been...

I can't imagine what the outcome would have been if it was a single axle trailer. I blew a tire on my dual axle trailer and didn't even realize a tire was shredded.



If you have a cotter pin...
Forum: General Community Discussions 11-07-2018, 12:36 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 11,109
Posted By tosh99
I don't have issues with my RV or boat in storage...

I don't have issues with my RV or boat in storage but I have used a product called Critter Ridder at my condo to keep cats off of the roof. There are other brands also at the big box stores that...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 11-07-2018, 12:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 614
Posted By tosh99
Electrical problems

There was a thread about someone's RV blowing fuses.


Check out this repair shop. I follow his channel on You Tube because he is very systematic about troubleshooting electrical problems. He...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 11-05-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,244
Posted By tosh99
I tow with a 5.0L Chevy Express cargo van and...

I tow with a 5.0L Chevy Express cargo van and four speed automatic trans.



I had my friend who owned a transmission shop (now retired) install a Summit Racing deep sump finned aluminum trans...
Forum: General Tech and Repair 11-05-2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,783
Posted By tosh99
I've been ripped off so many times in the past by...

I've been ripped off so many times in the past by "repair" shops so if it is something simple, I'll do it myself. That way, if it fails, I have no one to blame but me. Drum brakes and bearings are...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 11-05-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,421
Posted By tosh99
Low life grave robbers stole the brass flower...

Low life grave robbers stole the brass flower holders three times at the local graveyard where my ex-wife is buried. So I suggested they replace them with plastic ones which they did. The butt...
Forum: General Community Discussions 11-05-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 928
Posted By tosh99
Water leaks are an RVs worst enemy. ...

Water leaks are an RVs worst enemy.


Investigate and fix it. A simple fix will save you a lot of headaches and money later.
Forum: General Community Discussions 11-05-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,755
Posted By tosh99
I just renewed my storage yard space today. The...

I just renewed my storage yard space today. The new rate is $279/mo for a 40 foot space which I keep my boat and travel trailer in.



Like others have suggested, people are just no dam good. ...
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 11-05-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,526
Posted By tosh99
Which is why a trailer really needs a TPMS system...

Which is why a trailer really needs a TPMS system and always carry a portable tire pumping device.


My tow vehicle is another issue. After 35 years of driving a work van, my rear end is...
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