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Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 05-23-2022, 08:16 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,473
Posted By Rockinh
Gooseneck VS 5th wheel

I pulled my 18k toyhauler home from the dealer, about 650 miles, with the Curt 25k 5th wheel. I changed the pinbox to the goosebox because I have several other trailers, all with gooseneck hitch. ...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 03-22-2022, 10:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,529
Posted By Rockinh
The cost of fuel is about .50 per mile for a...

The cost of fuel is about .50 per mile for a diesel 3500 pulling 20000 lbs at the current prices. It could go up to $1.00 with a larger rig. But thats just fuel cost. I bought my 5th wheel in the...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 03-22-2022, 03:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,529
Posted By Rockinh
My example is a little extreme. I went to a RV...

My example is a little extreme. I went to a RV show in Syracuse, NY and was quoted $77K for the model I was looking at. A dealer in Michigan, close to the manufacturing plant in Indiana quoted me...
Forum: Berkshire 12-02-2021, 08:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,481
Posted By Rockinh
Cold and Hydraulics

One factor that I did not see in any of the posts is the affect of moisture in the hydraulic system. Many systems have a filter for the fluid which keeps the fluid clean(er) but it also removes...
Forum: Roo | Shamrock 10-04-2021, 07:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,254
Posted By Rockinh
jt's

The strongarms do a lot to stabilize the RV, WHEN IT IS PARKED. I have them on my 42 ft. toyhauler and it is a lot better with the strongarms. They do not do anything during transport. The bounce...
Forum: General Community Discussions 09-07-2021, 04:45 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 12,352
Posted By Rockinh
waste valve

The Valtera waste valve is available as a "twist on" or "weld on" PVC cement which allows you to position the T handle at any angle you wish. Solved the issue for me, I just cut the original bayonet...
Forum: The Rally Zone | F.R.O.G. Events 08-03-2021, 01:12 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 46,455
Posted By Rockinh
willi

Just so you know Kris, still checkin up on you once in a while. And it was Lefty Frizzel that wrote the song, Willie just recorded it 25 years after Lefty did.:roflblack::trink39:
Forum: The Rally Zone | F.R.O.G. Events 07-14-2021, 09:11 PM
Replies: 453
Views: 23,514
Posted By Rockinh
getting ready

Must be time to rebuild the engine in the tow vehicle if we are that close. I already blew up the tire that keeps going flat and put some gum in the hole in the radiator. I'm just about ready to de...
Forum: The Rally Zone | F.R.O.G. Events 07-14-2021, 08:55 PM
Replies: 453
Views: 23,514
Posted By Rockinh
adulting.

You and wodstock are so full of it. There are lots of advantages to adulting. Like you go into the kitchen and sit down in a good chair, and lean right back. Or you can take the orange juice out of...
Forum: The Rally Zone | F.R.O.G. Events 07-14-2021, 04:54 PM
Replies: 453
Views: 23,514
Posted By Rockinh
uh-oh

After 12 years, my significant other, Shannon, decided to buy her own place and moved closer to her family. Still best friends, have been for 25 years.

Bring those cowboy boots, we will make you...
Forum: The Rally Zone | F.R.O.G. Events 07-14-2021, 01:05 AM
Replies: 453
Views: 23,514
Posted By Rockinh
music

Ok you started it. I have the sound system and instruments. What are you bringing.
Forum: The Rally Zone | F.R.O.G. Events 07-14-2021, 12:59 AM
Replies: 453
Views: 23,514
Posted By Rockinh
music

I always have instruments with me, and sound equipment. Not sure we can make a lot of music in the park without a permit, but we will have the means to do it

Cowboy
Forum: General Community Discussions 03-15-2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,519
Posted By Rockinh
dont even think about it

Scare yourself sometime. I recently changed a tire on my Concours. The tire was very low on tread and due to be changed so I did, and on a whim, I cut the old carcass in two to see how much rubber...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 03-11-2021, 10:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,413
Posted By Rockinh
OK then

If you are looking at having to change the pinbox and the hitch, the answer is simple. Dont. Get a goosebox hitch from reese and done. You already have the gooseneck ball. The goosebox costs as much...
Forum: General Community Discussions 02-23-2021, 02:25 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,432
Posted By Rockinh
brackets

Kinda like when the wife says she wants to go to a restaurant or no, lets stay home and I will cook. Put it in brackets, cant be right, cant be wrong. But mostly cant be right.
Forum: General Community Discussions 02-22-2021, 11:23 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,432
Posted By Rockinh
Odd weather

:roflblack:Oddly enough, haven't heard a lot about global warm:roflblack:ing lately.
Forum: Jokes and Humor 12-04-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3,460
Views: 815,194
Posted By Rockinh
4 x"s

Feel free, I kept a couple in reserve, slow learner
Forum: Jokes and Humor 12-04-2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 3,460
Views: 815,194
Posted By Rockinh
Hmmmm

I have 4 x's that might dispute that idea.
Forum: The Rally Zone | F.R.O.G. Events 10-24-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 112,890
Posted By Rockinh
Yeah Kris, I remember 50, it was only 20 years ago

Yeah Kris, I remember 50, it was only 20 years ago
Forum: The Rally Zone | F.R.O.G. Events 10-23-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 112,890
Posted By Rockinh
I am hearing you

I hear you. If I knew I was going to live this long, I would have taken better care of me. Naww, wishful thinkin.
Forum: The Rally Zone | F.R.O.G. Events 10-20-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 112,890
Posted By Rockinh
Hello Mac, have you published a list of who is...

Hello Mac, have you published a list of who is signed up for 2021. If you did, I have missed it. Would kinda like to know if we are signed up.
Forum: Vibe | V-Cross 07-30-2020, 02:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,174
Posted By Rockinh
inverter

Has to be unplugged from shore power and have a good battery to work from the inverter. If the transfer switch is bad, you should be able to manually start the inverter. If the inverter lights up,...
Forum: Vibe | V-Cross 07-30-2020, 01:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,174
Posted By Rockinh
whirlpool fridge

This fridge runs off 120. If you are plugged into shore power and it doesn't work, you may have a tripped ground fault duplex which is likely on the same circuit. The breaker for the 120 is in the...
Forum: Sabre 07-27-2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,686
Posted By Rockinh
JT

3x on the strong arms. They do a lot to get rid of the shakes. You can also help a lot by using enough blocking so the jacks are only extended a few inches. When the jacks are extended a long ways,...
Forum: The Rally Zone | F.R.O.G. Events 07-19-2020, 09:58 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 112,890
Posted By Rockinh
how?

Its a state park with a beach. Its open to daytime visitors who are not camping, who are supposed to leave at night. The numbers may have been embelished, it was peaceful and quiet the 4 days that we...
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