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Forum: Pets 06-28-2021, 04:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,381
Posted By Blaster 84
We travel for several months each year with two...

We travel for several months each year with two cats without a problem. They both ride in the truck with us. I put the back seat up and built a shelf that sits behind the driver seat and put a cat...
Forum: Useful Links 05-15-2021, 06:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,178
Posted By Blaster 84
RV Freindly - Not

The list that was referenced in posting #1 indicated that the Flying J at exit 49 on I-70 in Missouri had RV lanes and parking. Not so for gas. No dedicated lanes and the pumps are perpendicular to...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 02-24-2021, 04:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,695
Posted By Blaster 84
I would also suggest that you consider a...

I would also suggest that you consider a different hitch to reduce stress in that area. When I got tired of the constant chucking I changed to a Trailer Saver by Hensley Mfg. It has dual airbags...
Forum: Cedar Creek 12-13-2020, 09:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,675
Posted By Blaster 84
OK, I'll take a closer look. Thanks for the...

OK, I'll take a closer look.
Thanks for the input.
Forum: Cedar Creek 12-13-2020, 09:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,675
Posted By Blaster 84
OK, I believe what was throwing me as term...

OK, I believe what was throwing me as term "X-factor". That bust be a different manufacdturer than Mor/ryde.
I'll take a look at them.

thanks
Forum: Cedar Creek 12-13-2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,675
Posted By Blaster 84
Thanks for the quick reply. I'm a little...

Thanks for the quick reply. I'm a little confused by some of the terminology.
On your Silverback, how many cross braces did you install?
Forum: Cedar Creek 12-13-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,675
Posted By Blaster 84
Cross Member Frame Bracing

I have read several times of Orvan installing bracing cross bracing between the main I-beams. I was wondering how many braces were installed and if a person can tell the difference in any way.
I had...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 12-02-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 20,277
Posted By Blaster 84
Had a 2013 Eco-boost XLT pulling a fifth wheel...

Had a 2013 Eco-boost XLT pulling a fifth wheel ultralight. Put 98,000 miles on it pulling all around the country. Usually got 12 to 13 MPG pulling and fiver and 17 MPG around town. I was at my...
Forum: Cedar Creek 10-09-2020, 02:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By Blaster 84
I hadn't thought of the possibility of a backing...

I hadn't thought of the possibility of a backing plate being in place. I'll have to take the TV off the wall and investigate further. Thanks
Forum: Cedar Creek 10-08-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By Blaster 84
TV Mount

We recently purchased a 2018 29RE. It has a the TV mounted on the back wall on a rigid bracket. I would like to install a bracket that would allow me to turn the TV and not have to move the chairs....
Forum: Pets 07-29-2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,115
Posted By Blaster 84
We travel with two cats in the truck. It's a...

We travel with two cats in the truck. It's a supercab, so I folded up the back seats and built a shelf the height of the folded seats 1/2 way across the back. A cat carriers sits on top of the...
Forum: Plumbing and Water Systems & Fixtures 07-25-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,224
Posted By Blaster 84
Great idea. I noticed that I also have a water...

Great idea. I noticed that I also have a water tank bulge. I’ll use your solution to solve my problem.
Forum: Plumbing and Water Systems & Fixtures 07-18-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,239
Posted By Blaster 84
My grey water tank always need emptying before my...

My grey water tank always need emptying before my black tank. When it’s time to empty the grey tank, I always empty the black first.
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 06-29-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,000
Posted By Blaster 84
I purchased Endurance tires 2 years ago through...

I purchased Endurance tires 2 years ago through USAA Insurance company at a 25% discount. Delivered to the local Goodyear dealer of my choice. They were only 1 month old when installed.
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 06-26-2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,231
Posted By Blaster 84
Thanks for everyone’s input.

Thanks for everyone’s input.
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 06-25-2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,231
Posted By Blaster 84
Progressive, Surge guard or ?

Purchased a new RV with 50 Amp service. Last RV had 30 Amp serviced and I had installed a Progressive EMS that I was very happy with.
The company has changed ownership since then and I don't know...
Forum: Exterior Maintenance | Roofs, Sealing, Covers & Vents 06-04-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 749
Posted By Blaster 84
You were right. I went to the RV this am and...

You were right. I went to the RV this am and exposed the screw heads under the side moldings. The last screw hole on both sides is stripped. I tried a longer screw, but that didn’t work.
So I moved...
Forum: Exterior Maintenance | Roofs, Sealing, Covers & Vents 06-03-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 749
Posted By Blaster 84
RV Corner Separation

The corner of my RV is separating. I tried pushing it together and then using an adhesive, that didn't work.
I don't know whether to attempt to put a long screw from the side, or back would hold it...
Forum: General Community Discussions 05-24-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,867
Posted By Blaster 84
Thanks for everyone’s input. They are all valid...

Thanks for everyone’s input. They are all valid arguments depending on one RVing life style.
We were considering upgrading because we would like a second A/C and a few other amenities. But a...
Forum: General Community Discussions 05-23-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,867
Posted By Blaster 84
An age old question on old age.

We are getting up in years. I'm 77 and DW is 74 and we're seeking wisdom from others who have traveled this road.
I am in excellent health and DW is reasonably good health. Some back issues.
I...
Forum: Cherokee 05-10-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,194
Posted By Blaster 84
What I have done at times with our electric...

What I have done at times with our electric awning is after it is extended all the way out, I roll the drum back about 1/2 turn. This illuminates the small valley behind the drum that holds the...
Forum: Exterior Maintenance | Roofs, Sealing, Covers & Vents 03-28-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,232
Posted By Blaster 84
I have not used turtle wax since my teen years....

I have not used turtle wax since my teen years. I’m sure the formulation has changed since then.
I have been using Nu-Finish which is a liquid and pretty easy to use.
Talking to a person recently...
Forum: Exterior Maintenance | Roofs, Sealing, Covers & Vents 03-28-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,232
Posted By Blaster 84
I double wax my front cap whenevy I wax the rest...

I double wax my front cap whenevy I wax the rest of the RV. It makes removing bug corpse relatively easy.
Recently waxed my truck with a McQuires ceramic wax. Gives it a very slick surface and...
Forum: Tent Campers and Pop Ups 03-19-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,900
Posted By Blaster 84
I purchased a set of Endurance tires before our...

I purchased a set of Endurance tires before our summer travels.
They were 1 month old.
I was very pleasantly surprised. I was also able to get a 24% discount through USAA.
Forum: Running Gear, Axles, Brakes, Tires & Frames 01-12-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,229
Posted By Blaster 84
Although Maxxi makes a very good tire I wonder...

Although Maxxi makes a very good tire I wonder where I would get help when traveling, if I needed it.
There are a greater number of Good Year dealers around the country.
If you are a USAA member...
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