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Old 04-29-2016, 04:20 PM   #53929
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Attached is a picture of the reasons DW and I do not gift each other Christmas, birthday, anniversary gifts. It eases our conscience when we splurge on an upgrade that both of us can enjoy.

Bravo, sir Papaw! That's the way it has been for many years for us. One year I got us a chainsaw for Christmas, and still trusted her with handling the control lever on the wood splitter. After that, all of our gifts were vacations.


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Started this last day of w**k a little different today. I drove the MH to work saving me two hrs of time after w**k today. Jackie and our DGD will drive the Jeep to my w**k place and we will start a fabulous week of fun.



Beep beep... make room on the rainbow. T minus 3 hours and we head South, look out Florida here we come.

Here's to a safe and happy trip with many fun Mutations! Pics!


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Old 04-29-2016, 04:24 PM   #53931
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^^^^ Can you believe the manual contains these words of wisdom...

Black powder? Hmmmm...well it is easy to light!


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Old 04-29-2016, 04:26 PM   #53932
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We are making another trip to SA as we are just taking a long weekend off. Its our 38th Anniversary and Mother's day weekend. The holidays are hard for me still with no family around so we are trying to be gone having fun and hoping it helps........yes I am a whimp. ;-)



But thanks Wayne as I will keep that as our plan on where to stay in SA.

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I called her. She will check it when she gets back to the coach. Fingers crossed.
Yep I agree with Steve, the air pressure needs to be a minimum of 90psi for the brakes to work properly, also make sure you have enough rpms going to activate the sensors in the transmission to shift

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Ooops mea culpa, I forgot they have a dieseasil.
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Yep I agree with Steve, the air pressure needs to be a minimum of 90psi for the brakes to work properly, also make sure you have enough rpms going to activate the sensors in the transmission to shift

Cheers !!!!
I'm soooo glad I bought a gasser! I understand the basic principles like where to put the gas in and which way to turn the key. To drive a DP you gotta learn a whole new set of rules.

Mel, I hope it is just a patience issue and Murphy will be ok to limp back to Phoenix. If I remember correctly it's mostly downhill from Prescott. Remember this all just character building BS.
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Steve, Kate and I do the same thing! But with the purchase of the Tiffin, we've got Christmases, birthdays and anniversaries covered til we're 90!
Now that's funny. We've had the feeling a few times.
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I have saved this info for when I'm in Seattle and have free unlimited Wifi. I really enjoy our national parks and monuments. Thanks!
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Started this last day of w**k a little different today. I drove the MH to work saving me two hrs of time after w**k today. Jackie and our DGD will drive the Jeep to my w**k place and we will start a fabulous week of fun.

Beep beep... make room on the rainbow. T minus 3 hours and we head South, look out Florida here we come.
What is your proposed route, if I may?
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Now Mel, you listen to them folk 'cause I'm thinkin' the same thing.

BTW, what do your gauges say on the dash? One of the periodic tests diesel owners with air brakes should do is to shut down the motor, turn the key back on, and gently pump the brakes several times. When the air drops between 60-65 the low air alarm should come on, and at some point as stated the parking brake button will pop out.

Start the engine and watch the gauges. They should slowly start to rise. If they don't then there is most likely an air leak (kind of big) or the air pump is not working. A big air leak could be heard standing outside walking around the coach.
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Now Mel, you listen to them folk 'cause I'm thinkin' the same thing.

BTW, what do your gauges say on the dash? One of the periodic tests diesel owners with air brakes should do is to shut down the motor, turn the key back on, and gently pump the brakes several times. When the air drops between 60-65 the low air alarm should come on, and at some point as stated the parking brake button will pop out.

Start the engine and watch the gauges. They should slowly start to rise. If they don't then there is most likely an air leak (kind of big) or the air pump is not working. A big air leak could be heard standing outside walking around the coach.
She text me that it worked. All good for Mel and Kate!!
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Wow... Bob surprised the heck out of me this evening. My stone fell out of my engagement ring awhile back. He took it to the jewelers for repair.
Tonight he took me to Beethoven's (which, by the way, Dave, has now marked the Frickadellen [German meat loaf] as Gluten Free... Yippee!), and handed me a wadded up piece of tissue paper... I opened it and couldn't figure out what happened to my ring, it was just the stone and a little bracket on it, I thought... wha? They killed my ring? Then he said it's your stone in a pendant, and so I thought.. they did kill my ring! Then he stood up and dropped to one knee and pulled my ring out of his pocket like he was proposing... and it had a larger diamond in it... like twice as big as the small one I had picked out some... almost 37 years ago...and they put the ribs back into it which time has worn smooth and re-blacked the design curves in it, re-rounded it where it got bent out of shape... basically, restored it to how it looked when new... and he had his matching band fixed and re rounded, and the time worn ribs remade in his and all too! I was speechless! (That's going some if you ask him...LOL!) I'll switch to my phone and post a picture.
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