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Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 08-08-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,137
Posted By gbpacker
Recently we had trouble with our electric tongue...

Recently we had trouble with our electric tongue jack. When getting ready to leave a campsite we discovered that the electric tongue jack would not work. So we resorted to the manual crank, which...
Forum: Pets 08-04-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,371
Posted By gbpacker
We traveled with our cat for about 18 years. We...

We traveled with our cat for about 18 years. We started with short trips and started to train her with a harness and a 50 foot rope leash. She traveled in the truck and was allowed to roam freely....
Forum: The Rally Zone | F.R.O.G. Events 07-21-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 675
Posted By gbpacker
If your trailer meets all the other requirements...

If your trailer meets all the other requirements for service at the rally, I would submit the service request. In the past they have been pretty generous with service work at the rally. When you...
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 07-18-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 843
Posted By gbpacker
You may want to try Bontrager‘s surplus Inc. in...

You may want to try Bontrager‘s surplus Inc. in St. Joseph County Michigan. They buy and salvage many RVs and may have the part you were looking for. Send them your pictures
Forum: Solera 07-18-2020, 07:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,103
Posted By gbpacker
Before removing and or replacing the latches I...

Before removing and or replacing the latches I would try a simpler approach. As another poster commented, I would spray the lock with silicone lubricant and work the lock mechanism to get the...
Forum: Windows, Awnings & Doors 07-15-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 825
Posted By gbpacker
X3 on the awesome. We first wet down the awning,...

X3 on the awesome. We first wet down the awning, spray on the awesome and roll up the awning. Leave the awning rolled up for about an hour and then unroll and scrub with a soft bristle brush....
Forum: Slide Outs 06-06-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,476
Posted By gbpacker
Before we put a slide topper on our trailer we...

Before we put a slide topper on our trailer we used a three eights inch nylon rope with a bath towel tied in the middle. Threw a weighted end of the rope over the slide out and then pull the towel...
Forum: Palomino 06-04-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,821
Posted By gbpacker
I have a mini light 2 502KS which I think is...

I have a mini light 2 502KS which I think is smaller than yours but has two doors. At first we were going to block off one door for additional storage but never got around to it. Since having it we...
Forum: General Tech and Repair 02-05-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,833
Posted By gbpacker
Kitchen drawer problem

Iíve had similar problem with my minilite. My first solution was to install rare earth magnets which did not solve the problem. My ultimate solution was to install childproof latches on all the...
Forum: Forest River Lifestyle 11-19-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 8,529
Posted By gbpacker
We are retired and are very active in frog...

We are retired and are very active in frog activities. This being said we go to many rallies across the country and meet with other frogs in addition to going to rallies. This year we have probably...
Forum: Tips and Tricks 11-19-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,395
Posted By gbpacker
I have used the built-in water filter on a number...

I have used the built-in water filter on a number of trailers. The filters filter many minerals and particles during a camping season, and is therefore not worth reusing the following season. When I...
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 10-28-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,229
Posted By gbpacker
I owned two trailers with torsion flex axles and...

I owned two trailers with torsion flex axles and I agree with most posters that they are virtually maintenance-free. I have no experience with leaf springs, but would believe that they have higher...
Forum: The Rally Zone | F.R.O.G. Events 10-22-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,127
Posted By gbpacker
Had to choose between Oklahoma and family in...

Had to choose between Oklahoma and family in Australia. Hopefully next year the rally will be held. If so, we may attend the rally. Hope everyone that did attend had fun and good friendship.
Forum: The Rally Zone | F.R.O.G. Events 01-04-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,485
Posted By gbpacker
Hi guys, Missed you at last year’s rally in...

Hi guys,

Missed you at last year’s rally in Goshen. Glad to see that you will be coming to Petrolia, so Gale and Cathy can catch up on quilting. Gale will most likely have her machine and...
Forum: The Rally Zone | F.R.O.G. Events 01-16-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 20,552
Posted By gbpacker
Gettysburg Rally

Sorry to let you know Rob that we will not be attending the rally this year. Other rallies and family needs will keep us from coming to Gettysburg. Iíll try to get Gale to make the breakfast dish...
Forum: Appliances and Electronics 08-18-2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,189
Posted By gbpacker
Attended a rally at Gettysburg campground, and...

Attended a rally at Gettysburg campground, and JR's RV repair is located on the grounds. A friend of mine had a major repair done by JR's. Repair was done quickly and very professionally and was...
Forum: General Community Discussions 01-19-2017, 09:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,972
Posted By gbpacker
Hi Bob Sorry to hear about your knee...

Hi Bob

Sorry to hear about your knee problems. Hope your MRI comes out well and that you'll be well soon. As always, our wishes and prayers are with you and Cindy.

Henry and Gale Yun
Forum: Western USA 10-25-2016, 06:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,056
Posted By gbpacker
Moab CG

Currently at Bryce Canyon and will be heading to arches and canyonlands later this week. Any suggested campgrounds in that area.
Forum: Propane Systems 10-03-2016, 10:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 957
Posted By gbpacker
Little Red Campfire

I have a Little Red Campfire, which just like yours just a slightly different design. It will not work with the grill connection as that has already been reduced to low pressure. Removing the...
Forum: General Community Discussions 09-09-2016, 01:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,967
Posted By gbpacker
Sorry to hear about your floor. The Rockwood...

Sorry to hear about your floor. The Rockwood factory has done a number of major repairs to my trailers the past few years, all with excellent outcomes.

If you need address and contact info,...
Forum: General Community Discussions 09-09-2016, 12:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 771
Posted By gbpacker
I use McKeshan mirrors on my Tundra for a number...

I use McKeshan mirrors on my Tundra for a number of years and find them very excellent and stable towing mirrors. They are expensive, but well worth the investment.
Forum: General Community Discussions 09-09-2016, 12:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 419
Posted By gbpacker
Stayed at Milan two years ago while traveling...

Stayed at Milan two years ago while traveling back to Wisconsin. Park is clean and family friendly. Additionally, it is close to the Interstate for easy on/off.

The park is built on a slope, which...
Forum: General Community Discussions 09-09-2016, 12:24 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,656
Posted By gbpacker
During the camping season our trailer is parked...

During the camping season our trailer is parked on our drive when we are home. Obviously, it is not on the drive when we are gone, often weeks at a time. We believe that the best home security system...
Forum: The Rally Zone | F.R.O.G. Events 08-23-2016, 01:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,336
Posted By gbpacker
Gettysburg rally

The 2016 rally was held at the Gettysburg campground on Fairfield Road. 2017 rally will be at the same campground.
Forum: The Rally Zone | F.R.O.G. Events 08-23-2016, 11:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,336
Posted By gbpacker
Gettysburg Rally

We were told that it would be the same weekend. Therefore have already reserved a site for 2017.
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