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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-10-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By angelbones
Replacing Carpet on the slide

How hard would it be to replace the strip of carpet that is on our slide. The rest of the coach is tile and laminate. The carpet acts as a threshold between the slide floor and the main center floor....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-09-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 988
Posted By angelbones
Thanks Isaac. I did mean to say weather...

Thanks Isaac. I did mean to say weather resistant. My present surge protector is weather resistant for example. What worried me about the hughes products is that several reviews showed pictures of...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-07-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 988
Posted By angelbones
So any thoughts on getting a hughes product that...

So any thoughts on getting a hughes product that is not waterproof? It seems to be a major failing for something that RVers will always be using outside.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-05-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 988
Posted By angelbones
Autoformer or surge protector

Any advice on a Hughes autoformer and more likely the hughes surge protector since it is much less expensive? Saw an RV geeks video and looked very intriguing. However, one drawback to their surge...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 12-13-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 534
Posted By angelbones
Emergency brake question for dolly towing

We just got a new Mazda 3 hatchback with a manual. I'm new to Dolly Towing and I was wondering how I should have the car's emergency brake set up? In other words once I have it on a dolly do I put it...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 12-06-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,197
Posted By angelbones
Let's talk tow dollies

Hey fellow rvers, I need advice on getting a tow dolly. We've been full timing for a year-and-a-half and happened using a flatbed to haul our Camaro. We got a new car that cannot be flat towed but...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-16-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 392
Posted By angelbones
Cleaning I got. I really want to know how to...

Cleaning I got. I really want to know how to PROTECT it. I.e., can I use a leather PROTECTOR on this material. I couldn't find anything online so I've was hoping that since so many rvers have this...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-15-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 392
Posted By angelbones
Thomas Payne furniture and protecting it

We just replaced our sleeper sofa with Thomas Payne Heritage collection theater seats. Can I use leather protectant or anything else to protect the furniture. I know it's not true leather but I don't...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 10-29-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 777
Posted By angelbones
Albuquerque campgrounds

We have a job lined up in Albuquerque from mid-January to April. The employer will pay up to $500 per month for a campground. Any recommendations for something close to the city in a decent...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-29-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By angelbones
Looking for an RV shop in the Dallas area

We need work done to our 2013 Fleetwood expeditions plumbing system. Any recommendations for a fair and honest dealer in the Dallas-Fort Worth area?

We're full timing so it would need to be a...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 10-29-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By angelbones
Trading a flatbed for a dolly

We're getting ready to trade our car in when we go to Texas this week. It was an SS Camaro and therefore we needed to haul it on a flatbed. The next car can be hauled on a dolly but not flat towed.
...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-28-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 299
Posted By angelbones
There was a lot of deposits that got flushed out....

There was a lot of deposits that got flushed out. However the distance between the hot water tank and the water inlet and water pump is a pretty long way. Certainly some could have gone back in but...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-28-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 299
Posted By angelbones
Yes. I confirmed that it is in correct position.

Yes. I confirmed that it is in correct position.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-28-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 299
Posted By angelbones
Not getting city water

I'm at a loss and hoping for some help with a plumbing or city water inlet issue I'm not sure. What is happening is that we are connected to the city water and instead of going directly tour system...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 08-23-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,402
Posted By angelbones
It looks like a tow dolly may be the only answer....

It looks like a tow dolly may be the only answer. Keeping a flatbed has been an issue primarily in parks and boondocking in tight spaces. However, it's not as bad as most people said it would be...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 08-22-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,402
Posted By angelbones
What to do about towing a leased vehicle

We are presently flatbed towing a leased vehicle. Once this lease is up soon, we will be leasing another vehicle. (yes buying is easier and cheaper but this is our only option). We want to get rid of...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-26-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,772
Posted By angelbones
Just an update. We decided to go work with the...

Just an update. We decided to go work with the better 16 ply. The michelin dealer sold me some Yokohama which is probably one of the better foreign tires. Good dates on the tires, so not worrying...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-16-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,772
Posted By angelbones
Interesting thoughts. As far as weight, we are...

Interesting thoughts. As far as weight, we are close to max capacity on the drive tires. However part of that could be the fact we're towing a flatbed that totals 5400 pounds. Our GCVWR with the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-15-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,772
Posted By angelbones
16 ply vs 18 ply

Wanting opinions on 16 ply vs 18 ply. We need to replace our motor home tires. They're 22.5 tires. Right now we have 16 ply tires. I was probably going to upgrade to 18 ply tires but I'm not sure if...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-15-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By angelbones
Brake lights work. Brought it into mechanic who...

Brake lights work. Brought it into mechanic who said to bring it to Freightliner. He did say to try the combination switch. Don't know what that is but does that sound right?
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-13-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By angelbones
Cruise control

Just recently our cruise control all of a sudden went out. I tried looking for a fuse does anybody know where that would be? It's a 2013 Fleetwood Expedition on a Freightliner chassis. Other than a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-05-2018, 09:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 440
Posted By angelbones
Needing a "full" LOF change in Utah

We're needing to get our annual LOF done very soon on our Cummins diesel pusher. The biggest city we'll be going through is Salt Lake city (we're in SW Colorado presently). We were going to do...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-21-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,869
Posted By angelbones
An update. After that last park, no issues. We...

An update. After that last park, no issues. We think (thought) that it must have been the park. Now after going to about 10 different parks since then, it reappeared yesterday. Any new thoughts?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-16-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 731
Posted By angelbones
Just wanted to say thanks gang. It was the check...

Just wanted to say thanks gang. It was the check valve and so far so good. We're definitely going to keep close eye on it though.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-16-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,667
Posted By angelbones
Wanted to update everyone. We went there in the...

Wanted to update everyone. We went there in the afternoon and we're pretty sure that we decided to spend the night. There were several other RV there. It is far enough away from any areas that we had...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-15-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 731
Posted By angelbones
What is this drip?

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A new and unexplained issue just showed up and maybe some of you have seen this happen. When I disconnected the hose yesterday, I saw this drip exiting the city water inlet. Normally a few...
Forum: Workkamping & Volunteering 04-09-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,104
Posted By angelbones
We aren't required to buy the inventory. They...

We aren't required to buy the inventory. They consign it to you and on July 5th, what isn't sold is given back to them. Based on that difference is how much you make. However, we would be responsible...
Forum: Workkamping & Volunteering 04-09-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,104
Posted By angelbones
Anyone sell fireworks?

I was wondering if anybody had any experience selling fireworks through consignment? The job seems legit but we have concerns about what exactly our responsibilities would be + if it is even worth it.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-08-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,667
Posted By angelbones
Staying at Bass Pro Shop in Memphis

As some of you may know there is a large Bass Pro Shop in Downtown Memphis. Does anyone know if they allow overnighters? I've gotten mixed answers and furthermore the all stays app, which is usually...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-16-2018, 07:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,280
Posted By angelbones
Great suggestions. We're headed to the northwest...

Great suggestions. We're headed to the northwest this summer so we hope to get it done in Oregon. No sales tax (unless someone knows a reason we shouldn't go there).
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-14-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,280
Posted By angelbones
So you got Michelin tires cheaper than FMCA? I...

So you got Michelin tires cheaper than FMCA? I was considering joining solely for that purpose. How were you able to do this?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-14-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 816
Posted By angelbones
"Trading" in our sleeper sofa for recliners

We are literally "aching" to get rid of our sleeper sofa. We're shopping for either theater recliners or love seat recliners. RV store prices are actually not bad. My main 2 questions are 1. How hard...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-07-2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,869
Posted By angelbones
Well this little gremlin has been quiet for the...

Well this little gremlin has been quiet for the past 2 days. However, the advice about the transfer switch is a good idea. I did check and found nothing loose or more importantly burnt. I'm going to...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-05-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,869
Posted By angelbones
So as an update, tell me if this adds to the...

So as an update, tell me if this adds to the conversation. It did go out again yesterday. We've tried doing several things when this happens. One thing we do is not just unplug, but keep it unplugged...
Forum: Full-Timers 03-04-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 845
Posted By angelbones
Exactly what I'd like to know.

Exactly what I'd like to know.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-04-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,869
Posted By angelbones
This is about the best we can figure. If course,...

This is about the best we can figure. If course, that can be anywhere. One fact that I didn't bring up before that may be relevant. We didn't even think that there may be a connection with an...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-04-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,869
Posted By angelbones
I watched as the ranger plugged in the voltmeter...

I watched as the ranger plugged in the voltmeter into the plugs. It was good signal and same throughout the park that all run on same line. I should note the 110 outlet has continued to work and runs...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-03-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,869
Posted By angelbones
We've tried with and without surge protector. We...

We've tried with and without surge protector. We also ran the generator and it is doing its job, I.e., charging the batteries normally.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-03-2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,869
Posted By angelbones
We measured it and it was a good 252 volts. By...

We measured it and it was a good 252 volts. By the way, this has only been happening for about a week and at 2 different parks. We're at a state park now and we talked to a very knowledgeable ranger....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-03-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,869
Posted By angelbones
What electrical issues are we missing

We're trying to diagnose a power issue that maybe some of you can give Insight on. Recently our coach seems to be losing service when were plugged in. We can go all day, have the air conditioning...
Forum: Full-Timers 03-03-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 845
Posted By angelbones
Coast to Coast questions

Okay I'm sure there are several threads on here regarding Coast to Coast membership but several of them are old and I'm looking for the most up-to-date information. I apologize in advance if this is...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 02-11-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,211
Posted By angelbones
Mazda 3 or Honda Civic with tow dolly

We're looking at a getting a new car and have narrowed it down to these two possibilities. We WANT to use a tow dolly and not flat tow. So when looking at the dinghy guide neither of these two cars...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 12-11-2017, 05:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 845
Posted By angelbones
So far so good. It will be in the 20s over night...

So far so good. It will be in the 20s over night this whole week so I ordered a little heater for the basement just to be safe.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-10-2017, 12:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,408
Posted By angelbones
Thanks for the info so far. We'd like to hit some...

Thanks for the info so far. We'd like to hit some of the big ones this year but haven't decided where yet. Of course that would include Yellowstone, Yosemite, Zion, Glacier, Grand Teton, Crater, ...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-09-2017, 06:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,408
Posted By angelbones
Possibility of a big rig staying in national parks

I was hoping to hear from some big rig owners that have actually stayed inside national parks. I read a lot and get a lot of information about it and I understand that each Park will vary. However my...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 12-09-2017, 06:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 845
Posted By angelbones
Worried about the cold weather

Hey all we have a 2013 Fleetwood Expedition and this is the first time in over a year that we have spent extended days in cold weather. We are from Florida and started fulltiming earlier this year....
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 11-08-2017, 12:00 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 19,291
Posted By angelbones
We LOVE Harvest Hosts. We joined in July and have...

We LOVE Harvest Hosts. We joined in July and have gone to about a dozen different places. By far the best feature we found were the hosts themselves. All Have been friendly, generous, and will treat...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-31-2017, 08:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 616
Posted By angelbones
Just an update. Went to Freightliner and they...

Just an update. Went to Freightliner and they looked and found a part connected to the DEF system that was covered under that warranty (I.e., not fleetwood). We made the deadline just short of 3...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-17-2017, 06:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 406
Posted By angelbones
I should clarify this post. Originally I did need...

I should clarify this post. Originally I did need help but now it's more of a comment to help others that may have experienced this situation.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-17-2017, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 616
Posted By angelbones
Check engine light

We have a Fleetwood Expedition with a Freightliner chassis. Very recently we got a check engine signal in the dash and of course it won't go away. Nothing new happened it just appeared out of...
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