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Forum: Eastern USA 09-26-2022, 03:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By awellis3
That is some good advice right there.

That is some good advice right there.
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 09-11-2022, 10:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,277
Posted By awellis3
I'm having the same problem. I used to get a...

I'm having the same problem. I used to get a daily listing of new posts to the Rockwood forum - now noth8ng. Also, I have changed nothing.
Forum: Boondocking 08-24-2022, 08:56 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 18,947
Posted By awellis3
I'm sorry i missed this when you first posted and...

I'm sorry i missed this when you first posted and I hope you are notified I woke up.
YES! Mine is wired from the frame buss into the utilities bay where the control unit is mounted. The factory...
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 08-16-2022, 04:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 783
Posted By awellis3
Me, too, and i haven't changed a thing.

Me, too, and i haven't changed a thing.
Forum: Forester and Sunseeker 06-23-2022, 02:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,175
Posted By awellis3
Bad wheel bearings don't "click," especially...

Bad wheel bearings don't "click," especially under load. The sound they produce rolling down the road is a growl, grind, continuous sound. It isn't high-pitched either.
Forum: Forester and Sunseeker 06-15-2022, 02:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 850
Posted By awellis3
Do they open slowly as you let the door go?

Do they open slowly as you let the door go?
Forum: Boondocking 06-15-2022, 02:41 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 18,947
Posted By awellis3
My biggest load is the wardrobe slide.

My biggest load is the wardrobe slide.
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 04-26-2022, 11:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,032
Posted By awellis3
Not if you bought one of these for the TV. ...

Not if you bought one of these for the TV. ...
Forum: General Travel Trailer & Fifth Wheel Discussion 02-21-2022, 04:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,749
Posted By awellis3
The Tundra's cruise is problematic once the...

The Tundra's cruise is problematic once the terrain becomes hilly, for sure.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 02-04-2022, 09:17 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,551
Posted By awellis3
Not so much these days. Back in the day, all that...

Not so much these days. Back in the day, all that 4WD/transfer case drivetrain was linked by solid gearing. Nowadays, you're more likely to find fluid couplings that compensate for all the minor...
Forum: General Community Discussions 01-20-2022, 04:17 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,018
Posted By awellis3
That's what "they" said about the automobile. ...

That's what "they" said about the automobile. And the airplane. And television.
Forum: General Travel Trailer & Fifth Wheel Discussion 01-16-2022, 10:26 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,149
Posted By awellis3
Me neither. Would you spend $800? This baby was...

Me neither. Would you spend $800? This baby was $650 when I got mine in 2010. https://softopper.com/products/softopper-truck-bed-cap-so-tn65b/
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 01-12-2022, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,077
Posted By awellis3
It is normal. It is not alarming. It is not OK....

It is normal. It is not alarming. It is not OK. Yes. BUT not with the thought they did something wrong. It needs to be adjusted after it has "worn in." Bars have bent, chains stretched, truck...
Forum: Propane Systems 01-12-2022, 04:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,989
Posted By awellis3
OK, here's where you lost me. There's enough...

OK, here's where you lost me. There's enough clearance to store the bottles upright under the cover proper? Just not enough clearance for the leading edge as it slides closed?
Forum: Forum Admin, News and Member Account Info 01-10-2022, 03:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,105
Posted By awellis3
True. There always is.

True. There always is.
Forum: Plumbing and Water Systems & Fixtures 12-01-2021, 02:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,821
Posted By awellis3
Mike is right on the money. I figured this out...

Mike is right on the money.
I figured this out myself after coming up short. Now, if I need a full tank, I pull up on my Lynx levelers and make the filler port higher.
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 11-28-2021, 10:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,385
Posted By awellis3
Yes. Set the air bags' pressure to the...

Yes. Set the air bags' pressure to the manufacturer's minimum pressure requirement. (On my Firestone bags that's 6 psi) Set up the WDH following the manufacturer's instructions.
Forum: General Community Discussions 11-16-2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,032
Posted By awellis3
Did I hear the sound of a nail being hit on its...

Did I hear the sound of a nail being hit on its head?
Forum: Windows, Awnings & Doors 11-09-2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 980
Posted By awellis3
WARNING!!! You need a dampening strut (as you...

WARNING!!! You need a dampening strut (as you have described it). All those cheap struts are open-assist types. They'll shove the door open and hold it open. BUT ... you better not let go of the...
Forum: Appliances and Electronics 10-04-2021, 01:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,994
Posted By awellis3
Every time I read one of those warnings, I ask...

Every time I read one of those warnings, I ask myself if it was put on by an engineer or a lawyer.:trink39:
Forum: Eastern USA 09-25-2021, 03:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,920
Posted By awellis3
Does she like horses? How about camping on a...

Does she like horses? How about camping on a mountain you have to share with a herd of wild ponies? Grayson Highlands State Park in Southwest Virginia, just north of the Tenn. line....
Forum: Electrical, Charging Systems & Solar 09-19-2021, 10:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 960
Posted By awellis3
At this point a hydrometer test will answer the...

At this point a hydrometer test will answer the good/bad question. If the battery is at 12.8-12.6V and each cell is reading 1255-1265, the battery is good. If one or more cells is reading 50 points...
Forum: Tent Campers and Pop Ups 09-16-2021, 02:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,114
Posted By awellis3
This worked for me on my pop up's sink. It is a...

This worked for me on my pop up's sink. It is a low-tech solution and a bit crude: drill a hole in the hose. Drill the hole in the top of the hose right where it attaches to the trailer. Mine didn't...
Forum: Modifications and Updates 09-05-2021, 03:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,229
Posted By awellis3
I did this. I placed the jacks under the flange...

I did this. I placed the jacks under the flange that carries the axle tubes. They prevent the torsion arms from flexing.
Forum: Appliances and Electronics 09-05-2021, 09:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,277
Posted By awellis3
OK, let's break this down. The pilot lights and...

OK, let's break this down. The pilot lights and stays lit with the control knob set to "Pilot." If the door is open and the control knob is turned to "On" and a temperature is selected, the main...
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