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Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 06-01-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,655
Posted By TulsaSteve
I can't imagine you'll have any issue. I tow a...

I can't imagine you'll have any issue. I tow a Saturn Vue with my Ford V10 gas rig (370XL) and I honestly forget it's back there.

So you'll have way more torque, about the same HP and a chassis...
Forum: Georgetown 04-14-2011, 09:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,310
Posted By TulsaSteve
Great to hear that all went well! I use the US...

Great to hear that all went well! I use the US Gear system and I actually have shorter stops with the TOAD than without it. On steep off ramps I can feel the toad (Saturn Vue) tugging backward. :-)
Forum: Exterior Maintenance | Roofs, Sealing, Covers & Vents 04-06-2011, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,847
Posted By TulsaSteve
Would seem reasonable to relocate wild life once...

Would seem reasonable to relocate wild life once said wild life was no longer living... :signhavefun:
Forum: Georgetown 04-06-2011, 12:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,974
Posted By TulsaSteve
I'm an electrical engineer and an RV'r so here is...

I'm an electrical engineer and an RV'r so here is what I did and why....

I purchased a combination surge protector and voltage booster. If the voltage goes too high it cuts off the power, if it...
Forum: Exterior Maintenance | Roofs, Sealing, Covers & Vents 04-06-2011, 11:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,847
Posted By TulsaSteve
Hey Charlie! Good to hear from you! I'll...

Hey Charlie! Good to hear from you! I'll definitely check out the Turbo/Cyclone caps. Sounds like a great idea.

I went with the new MaxxAir II in black. The video shows a super easy...
Forum: Georgetown 04-06-2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,974
Posted By TulsaSteve
A surge protector is a VERY good idea for the RV....

A surge protector is a VERY good idea for the RV. To the best of my knowledge, very few RVs come with one.
Forum: Exterior Maintenance | Roofs, Sealing, Covers & Vents 04-05-2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,847
Posted By TulsaSteve
Roof Vents

A springtime reminder to check your roof vent covers and the caps on your pipes while your up there.

I opened a bathroom vent over the weekend and the plastic was so weak that a strong wind broke...
Forum: Georgetown 03-11-2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,600
Posted By TulsaSteve
Either 75 or 80 gallons depending on the year of...

Either 75 or 80 gallons depending on the year of the chassis. You can plug your VIN # into the Ford website to determine the year of the chassis and then pull up the related Ford build docs for your...
Forum: Georgetown 03-11-2011, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,123
Posted By TulsaSteve
All great ideas that I'm going to steal. ...

All great ideas that I'm going to steal. Dashboard "bean bags" are also handy for various things.
...
Forum: General Community Discussions 11-28-2010, 01:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 730
Posted By TulsaSteve
Built a deck...

Wife went back to work so our ability to take long trips has been cut way back. I'm now renting a slot up on a ridge above Lake Tenkiller in OK (Approx. 10 miles north of I40 so easy access to...
Forum: Berkshire 07-02-2010, 08:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,751
Posted By TulsaSteve
My first was/is the Georgetown 370. Whole family...

My first was/is the Georgetown 370. Whole family LOVES it! Guy at the dealer thought I was a little nuts.. We never owed a camper / trailer before. (Had been camping with others)

You made a...
Forum: Berkshire 06-30-2010, 03:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,033
Posted By TulsaSteve
Why a diesel pusher? You can get a helluva gas...

Why a diesel pusher? You can get a helluva gas Georgetown for $100K. Cheaper to maintain as well ($30 oil changes and such)
Forum: Georgetown 06-29-2010, 06:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,183
Posted By TulsaSteve
Congrats! There is a long thread here on the...

Congrats!

There is a long thread here on the shim with pictures (Listing rig and a curious discovery - Forest River Forums...
Forum: General Tech and Repair 06-27-2010, 06:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,310
Posted By TulsaSteve
Ouch. I would do some serious research and...

Ouch. I would do some serious research and consult with some RV wiring experts before replacing the appliances. Assuming that all the wiring and breakers are still good, you have something to start...
Forum: General Community Discussions 06-27-2010, 06:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,872
Posted By TulsaSteve
Just got back from my long term RV park on Lake...

Just got back from my long term RV park on Lake Tenkiller in SE Oklahoma. Weather was great. Did some work on the deck we are building yesterday (will end up being 16x24), then a nature hike and...
Forum: Georgetown 06-25-2010, 07:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,183
Posted By TulsaSteve
I've got the 2007 370XL. It's been excellent. ...

I've got the 2007 370XL. It's been excellent. No significant problems and I have pretty much every major upgrade. I tow a ~4000lb Saturn with ease at 75MPH. We literally forget it's back there.
...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 06-17-2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,186
Posted By TulsaSteve
I guess I'm spoiled. My dealer (Dave's RV -...

I guess I'm spoiled. My dealer (Dave's RV - Claremore OK) can do the larger repairs in house (Example: Shim removal from spring pack) and has a full body shop (I really hope I never use that). For...
Forum: Georgetown 06-15-2010, 06:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,693
Posted By TulsaSteve
My 2007 came with a spare in the rear tire...

My 2007 came with a spare in the rear tire compartment. I bought mine 3 months used so maybe the previous owner popped for it.

A word of warning, if you get a spare DO NOT store it on the roof or...
Forum: Sandpiper 06-13-2010, 06:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,111
Posted By TulsaSteve
I'm the second owner and the coach is 3+ years...

I'm the second owner and the coach is 3+ years old and they covered the cost of removing a spacer from my suspension. Safety issue or not, it was easy. One e-mail, a phone call and a trip to my...
Forum: Georgetown 06-13-2010, 01:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,219
Posted By TulsaSteve
I've got a 2007. The leveler control pad has two...

I've got a 2007. The leveler control pad has two buttons on the top left, the 4 buttons in the center and two on the far left.

I've never used the four in the middle other than for an indication...
Forum: General Tech and Repair 06-13-2010, 12:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,346
Posted By TulsaSteve
Motorhomes can definitely be hard to break in. ...

Motorhomes can definitely be hard to break in. Once you get everything working and learn the quick fixes to the things that get wacky on a regular basis you should be all set. A house on wheels is...
Forum: Rockwood 06-13-2010, 11:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 963
Posted By TulsaSteve
Assuming you get a cheaper RV mattress, it will...

Assuming you get a cheaper RV mattress, it will be like sleeping on a board. I put a 2.5 inch memory foam topper on our cheapo-depo mattress and it's very nice now.
Forum: General Community Discussions 06-13-2010, 11:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 970
Posted By TulsaSteve
Amen. Scary stuff and nothing much you can do to...

Amen. Scary stuff and nothing much you can do to prepare for it.
Forum: General Community Discussions 06-10-2010, 07:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,478
Posted By TulsaSteve
You could buy a Peterbuilt and eventually someone...

You could buy a Peterbuilt and eventually someone will say you went too small.
My Georgetown has the Ford Triton V10 and some folks say that I'm nuts because I don't have air brakes and a diesel. ...
Forum: General Community Discussions 06-10-2010, 02:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,478
Posted By TulsaSteve
I'll slice this a little thinner, but I don't...

I'll slice this a little thinner, but I don't disagree with the comments so far. There are BIG items like the right truck with the right wheelbase, etc.. Can't skimp on any of that.

BUT.. Let's...
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