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Forum: General Community Discussions 09-05-2017, 03:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,544
Posted By prof_fate
It's sitting on a concrete slab that was once the...

It's sitting on a concrete slab that was once the house's floorr and foundation.
Forum: General Community Discussions 09-05-2017, 08:48 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,544
Posted By prof_fate
fear of the blueboard type insulation is will it...

fear of the blueboard type insulation is will it stay put? and cost to a degree..not that I've counted up hay bales and bags yet to compare.

Maybe 2x4s on the ground and tack the blue board to it?...
Forum: General Community Discussions 09-04-2017, 03:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,544
Posted By prof_fate
well, separate on the way to a divorce and it's a...

well, separate on the way to a divorce and it's a great place to live - much better than the back seat of your car!

And MANY MANY people I know put a camper in a campground and leave it there - no...
Forum: General Community Discussions 09-04-2017, 10:54 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,544
Posted By prof_fate
zoning is goofy...you can have a tiny house (on...

zoning is goofy...you can have a tiny house (on wheels) or a camper but not a mobile home...
Forum: General Community Discussions 09-04-2017, 09:16 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,544
Posted By prof_fate
I have some old elec baseboard heaters from a...

I have some old elec baseboard heaters from a home remodel several years ago..thinking maybe bagged hay, using the tanks so no hose to worry about, piping via 3 or 4" pvc for tank dump under the...
Forum: General Community Discussions 09-02-2017, 10:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,544
Posted By prof_fate
thanks. still looking at alternatives, but the...

thanks. still looking at alternatives, but the marecellus shale here and shell cracker plant have brought in many temp workers and they've driven rents way up...if you can find a place at all.

For...
Forum: General Community Discussions 09-01-2017, 03:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,544
Posted By prof_fate
Unfortunately the job is here, there are 6 horses...

Unfortunately the job is here, there are 6 horses on the farm as well - just no house. Had the farm 20 years, got it cheap as the house had burned down (as did the indoor arena). Hence there is a...
Forum: General Community Discussions 08-31-2017, 06:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,544
Posted By prof_fate
Wintering in a trailer...what needs done?

I've run into a few folks htat have stayed in a camper over the winter. I may have a need to do this in Pennsylvania this winter.

So...it's just your average grey wolf..it's on private property so...
Forum: Modifications and Updates 01-06-2017, 08:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,640
Posted By prof_fate
Back Up lights for trailer?

This is more for my cargo trailer, but applies just as well to a camping trailer.

Do ANY of them come with backup lights? I see it as part of the 7 pin wiring harness.

My issues is I have a...
Forum: General Community Discussions 01-06-2017, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 515
Posted By prof_fate
They discuss things like community - or lack...

They discuss things like community - or lack there of. Medical issues -insurance isn't good in all state, no primary care doctor, etc. Financial and other issues when you don't have a perm address,...
Forum: General Community Discussions 01-06-2017, 10:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 515
Posted By prof_fate
The bad things about full timing

Great video (about an hour long)talking about the negative things about full timing.
Those things you might need or want to know if your thinking about going FT.
...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 12-18-2016, 09:27 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,713
Posted By prof_fate
I didn't think it went back into the motor - it...

I didn't think it went back into the motor - it goes into an exhaust filter of some kind, doesn't it?

I know the DEF equipped diesels at work have a regen feature to burn out the exhaust filter(s).
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 12-17-2016, 02:01 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,713
Posted By prof_fate
soot... ...

soot...
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Metroactive News & Issues | Diesel Buses...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 12-17-2016, 01:56 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,713
Posted By prof_fate
Looking at class a type rigs..'the' thing there...

Looking at class a type rigs..'the' thing there is a diesel pusher of course.

You can buy newer or older (can't afford new). New cars are SOOO much better than older ones - but talking to those...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 12-17-2016, 09:22 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,713
Posted By prof_fate
Diesel users - newer diesels good or bad?

Considering moving to diesel from gas and talking to some folks and hearing them complain about the newer diesels - DEF issues, fuel issues, reliability issues, costs for maintenance - as compared to...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 12-17-2016, 09:18 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,225
Posted By prof_fate
issues..handling with less weight on the truck....

issues..handling with less weight on the truck. Potentially more weight on the rear trailer axle/tires..which means hotter tires on the road which increases likelyhood of a blow out...lower rear for...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 12-01-2016, 07:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,953
Posted By prof_fate
you pay it somewhere. Roads cost what what they...

you pay it somewhere.
Roads cost what what they cost, police, courts, etc.

Prop taxes here pay for schools and municipal and county needs (with a 1% income tax as well) and state income tax is 3%...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 11-30-2016, 11:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,953
Posted By prof_fate
registered and insured are different things. ...

registered and insured are different things.

registered is a legal state thing - and varies a LOT by state. I'm considering buying a school bus to convert into a camper..since it seats over 15...
Forum: Forest River Lifestyle 11-26-2016, 12:19 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,570
Posted By prof_fate
I have jack squat saved for retirement. Plan is...

I have jack squat saved for retirement. Plan is to stay healthy and work..and maybe sell advertising on the coffin so I can get buried. :roflblack:

Since 3 of my 4 grand parents lived to 90+ and...
Forum: Forest River Lifestyle 11-26-2016, 12:12 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,570
Posted By prof_fate
I'm a member of ROD (resorts of distinction) and...

I'm a member of ROD (resorts of distinction) and AOR. I had to buy into a local resort ($5500) and then pay a $300 annual fee.

ROD is 100% free - any resort anywhere.
AOR is free to $10/night,...
Forum: Dynamax 11-23-2016, 07:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 681
Posted By prof_fate
side to side weight balance / load is a common...

side to side weight balance / load is a common issue but few people (users) bother to weight their rigs (trailer or mh).

My father in law had a coleman pop up and kept losing the tire on the same...
Forum: A Frame Campers 11-23-2016, 07:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,195
Posted By prof_fate
i have 2 heat pumps on my house - the main...

i have 2 heat pumps on my house - the main furnace one only makes heat to about 37f outside and anything below that it runs and runs to no result.

the second one is an LG minisplit and it can make...
Forum: Modifications and Updates 11-20-2016, 07:50 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 15,418
Posted By prof_fate
Wind isn't everywhere. the best wind, most...

Wind isn't everywhere. the best wind, most consistent, is 40-60 feet (or higher). Trees will interfere with gettint genny up that high.

I live in a high location and looked into a seriously sized...
Forum: Welcome Mat 11-08-2016, 11:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 640
Posted By prof_fate
congrats - we moved from a pop up to our 28'...

congrats - we moved from a pop up to our 28' greywolf.

Only surprise was camping didn't feel as, well , 'outdoorsy' - which can be very good this time of year!

Enjoy
Forum: General Community Discussions 11-03-2016, 05:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,461
Posted By prof_fate
that's way to ma and pa kettle for me. This...

that's way to ma and pa kettle for me.

This is worse...
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this looks more like an rv - door change, rv a/c on roof, etc....
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