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Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-04-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 918
Posted By golden
RV Service Contract Companies

I'm looking for a company that will provide me a 2 year exclusionary service contract on my 10 yo MH. My current contract holder (Go Rv Warranty) apparently went out of business late last year, but...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-22-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,094
Posted By golden
It's not so much that I want to change insurance...

It's not so much that I want to change insurance companies, but rather there was an implication that they wouldn't mind if I did. I will shop around but regardless of where I decide to go, I will...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-22-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,094
Posted By golden
My insurance covered it as a no-fault collision. ...

My insurance covered it as a no-fault collision. I maintained that it should've been covered under comprehension but I lost that battle. I'll be looking for a new insurance company when my policy...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-22-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,094
Posted By golden
It's pretty unlikely that a new roof would have...

It's pretty unlikely that a new roof would have the same problem as it is one piece, being made at Winnebago and shipped to my RV repair place here. It was a fluke that the damage happened, but it...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-22-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,094
Posted By golden
Will New Roof Increase Value?

A couple weeks ago, we went on a trip from central Texas to SW CO when we got in a terrible wind storm south of Lubbock (go figure!). Somehow the wind got underneath a seam of our roof (a one piece...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-04-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 808
Posted By golden
Comprehesive vs Collision Insurance

I didn't know where else to put this, so here it is.

I recently incurred severe wind damage to the rook of my 2004 Itasca Suncruiser while on the road. To make a longer story shorter, I was hit...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 05-21-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By golden
Roof Cracking - Need Advice Quick

I got caught in a severe wind storm today in my Itasca Suncruiser. the result was that part of my roof has started to crack, beginning with the curved part that covers the screws et al over the...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 03-03-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 465
Posted By golden
If you have to ask, you wouldn't know the answer...

If you have to ask, you wouldn't know the answer anyway.:) It's NV and considering where you live I'm surprised you didn't know.
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 02-26-2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 465
Posted By golden
Winnemucca to Suphur

Has anyone ever taken their MH/5ver/trailer on this road? If so, how was it?
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 02-14-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,054
Posted By golden
Mifi vs DSL

I've asked this before but now I'm getting serious about it and need some SIMPLE answers. I'm not a techie, just a user.

I currently have DSL at home and pay $45 a month for it. Both my wife and I...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-31-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,228
Posted By golden
Not quite. We have used USPS Premium Mail...

Not quite. We have used USPS Premium Mail Forwarding for years and have been very happy. However, they forward ALL the mail, including junque which is what we want anyway. It costs about $16 to...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-08-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 636
Posted By golden
I've used it in the past and had no major...

I've used it in the past and had no major problems with it. I seem to remember that forwarding my magazines to Cincinnatti and then having them forward them to me was a bit of a pain, however. That...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 11-29-2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,980
Posted By golden
It sounds like my choice will be between cable...

It sounds like my choice will be between cable modem or stay with Verizon. I don't know why my rates go up every year or so other than that's just the way things are. I'm not sure whether or not I...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 11-29-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,980
Posted By golden
Your answer helps a little. I'm not angry with...

Your answer helps a little. I'm not angry with Verizon's service, I'm angry with their yearly increases and am looking for alternatives. If I get mifi, would my rates still be subject to periodic...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 11-29-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,980
Posted By golden
Verizon vs Cable Modem vs Mifi

I just got a letter from Verizon informing me that they are increasing my monthly rate again. I'm getting tired of this.

In addition to Verizon, my area also has Suddenlink (cable, phone and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-28-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,181
Posted By golden
I'll take the contrarian view. For Texas, if you...

I'll take the contrarian view. For Texas, if you plan to take I-35 through Austin, IMO it is well worth taking the 130 toll road from Georgetown to south of Austin, regardless of the cost. Going...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 11-24-2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,108
Posted By golden
Supplemental Heating Source

For the first time ever I plan to do some cool/cold weather RVing in Jan and Feb and would like some recommendations for what to use for SAFE supplemental heating. My MH has a propane/electric...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 11-23-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 688
Posted By golden
Quartzsite

My wife and I are thinking of going to Quartzsite the latter part of Jan/first part of Feb to see what all the fuss is about regarding the zillions of rock vendors there. We are avid rockhounders so...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 11-11-2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,543
Posted By golden
I don't mean to hijack this thread but your...

I don't mean to hijack this thread but your comment about DNS going away on the 15th has me wondering. I've not received anything from DIRECTV about it nor did they mention it to me when I was on...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-04-2012, 02:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,943
Posted By golden
We spend our summers in SW CO and are very...

We spend our summers in SW CO and are very familiar with the mountain trails of the San Juans.

Our 2012 Sport Unlimited weighs 4,400 lbs so I suspect your Rubicon weighs even more.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 10-24-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,940
Posted By golden
Boosting Cell Phone Reception

I know there have been a ton of questions and answers about boosting cell phone reception, but I have a specific issue. I'm thinking of staying for several months next summer at a CG that has...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 10-24-2012, 08:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 820
Posted By golden
Thanks for the recommendation. I've been to...

Thanks for the recommendation. I've been to Oregon that way (less the I-70 to Grand Junction), several times. I was really looking for something different.

BTW, I also have the UP upgrade and...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 10-23-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 820
Posted By golden
I use the West version religiously. I don't need...

I use the West version religiously. I don't need the East one because I have no intention of going east of the Mississippi.

I've gone by way of I-80 before and like it but I was wondering if...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 10-23-2012, 08:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 820
Posted By golden
Driving West from Denver

We are going to Denver next spring for a grandson's graduation. Following that we would like to head to OR for the summer. I have a gasser and have heard how difficult it is for gassers to take...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 10-18-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,168
Posted By golden
Just out of curiousity, why would you NEED a...

Just out of curiousity, why would you NEED a system when the Jeep already comes equipped with a TPMS (or at least mine did)?
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 10-12-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,155
Posted By golden
Just for grins, I Googled Psiclops air pressure...

Just for grins, I Googled Psiclops air pressure gauge and on the first page (the only one I checked), there was nothing but POSITIVE reviews. I could care less if you or anyone bought one but I'm...
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 10-12-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,155
Posted By golden
I wasn't aware of either. Yes, I've been very...

I wasn't aware of either. Yes, I've been very satisfied but then I only use it several times a year, not every day. At the price point it was selling, I'm surprised that the company went out of...
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 10-12-2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,155
Posted By golden
I've never tried to pre-set a reading so maybe...

I've never tried to pre-set a reading so maybe others can help. I just watch the gauge and then stop the air just above the level I want. Then I can lower it to the level I want.
Forum: Just Conversation 09-28-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,473
Posted By golden
We've been members for years and until this year...

We've been members for years and until this year have not taken advantage of anything that they offered. However, they do offer (and we took advantage this year) of $20 off an emergency roadside...
Forum: Just Conversation 09-25-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,675
Posted By golden
Once again, returning home from CO, the large...

Once again, returning home from CO, the large slideout awning began to unfurl in the high winds. So, up to the roof we went and bungied both ends of the awning to the arms. I don't know how or why...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-03-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,146
Posted By golden
Join FMCA and then check out the Michelin...

Join FMCA and then check out the Michelin Advantage Tire Discount program. Your tires will be much cheaper going that route.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-01-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,146
Posted By golden
It's an excellent price. I just purchased six of...

It's an excellent price. I just purchased six of the same - using the Michelin advantage discount program - and they came to $470 out the door. The DOT date on all of them was less than two months...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-28-2012, 12:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 748
Posted By golden
RV Awning Travel Lock

My wife bought me a RV Awning Travel Lock for my birthday and I was hoping that YouTube would have a video about how to install it. The lock comes with instructions and therein lies my problem. I'm...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-18-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,319
Posted By golden
Norcold Fridge Drip Tube

I have the infamous Norcold 1201 fridge, have had the two recalls and have a (hopefully) small problem. We noticed last night that the collection tray in the back of the inside of the fridge was...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 08-07-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,129
Posted By golden
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 08-05-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,943
Posted By golden
I'm obviously prejudiced but it's hard to compare...

I'm obviously prejudiced but it's hard to compare the two for off-roading activities. However, if your priority if to tow and haul, the 150 is much better. You just won't have the kind of fun in...
Forum: Just Conversation 08-04-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 586
Posted By golden
Olathe Sweet Corn Festival Today

Today is the big second day of the the Olathe (CO) Sweet Corn Festival. What is so noteworthy of that you ask? Besides having the town swell from 1,300 to about 25,000 for the day, there are...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 08-04-2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,001
Posted By golden
I've never been that way but next year we are...

I've never been that way but next year we are going to the OR/NV border area to do some rockhounding and I was checking out possilbe places to stay overnight. Right now it looks like SLC (I'm...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 08-03-2012, 11:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,001
Posted By golden
SLC to Wendover, NV on I-80

None of my programs show any CGs between SLC and Wendover, NV. Does anyone know of any or at least a place to stay overnight in I-80?
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 08-03-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,106
Posted By golden
This question pops up on all the forums. Those of...

This question pops up on all the forums. Those of us who travel in the mountains use the Mountain Directory West (or East) as a bible. It recommends not to take this route because of the inherent...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 07-28-2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,387
Posted By golden
There are so many variables to your situation...

There are so many variables to your situation that is difficult to answer without knowing a great deal more. However, other than boondocking, probably the least expensive way to RV is to go...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-27-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,856
Posted By golden
The answer to all the above is yes.

The answer to all the above is yes.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-27-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,856
Posted By golden
My '12 JKU continues to accumulate miles when...

My '12 JKU continues to accumulate miles when towed despite my following the correct procedure when hooking it up. If there is a secret to how I can make it behave like a Saturn while towing, I'd...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-26-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,628
Posted By golden
I've never cooked crap before so I'll bow to your...

I've never cooked crap before so I'll bow to your obvious expertise.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-26-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,628
Posted By golden
x2 emphatically!

x2 emphatically!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-26-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 13,009
Posted By golden
$1,806.55 out the door yesterday for four (I'd...

$1,806.55 out the door yesterday for four (I'd gotten two three weeks ago paying full retail of about $620 per). Mine were $10 cheaper per tires than yours.

Any way you count it, it's a great...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 07-25-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 671
Posted By golden
Yep, all it did when I clicked on the 2010 .stt...

Yep, all it did when I clicked on the 2010 .stt fiule was take me to a page where it did nothing. I left it on that page for five minutes and still nothing. I'd tried the .zip file earlier with the...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 07-25-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 671
Posted By golden
2010 S&T POI Megafile Won't Download

I have the 2010 version of MS Streets & Trips and for some reason can't open the 2010 POI Megafile. Does anyone have any suggestions as to how to download it? I've tried several sites online (all...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 07-25-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,096
Posted By golden
DirecTv Antenna

I ordered a DirecTv antenna from eBay and the picture they used showed three lnbs on an oblong "holder". The one I received was a single lnb on a square holder. If this is HD then I don't care, but...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 07-25-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,106
Posted By golden
If my gasser can do it, and it has several times,...

If my gasser can do it, and it has several times, it should be a piece of cake for a DP. Also, it's a very pretty drive.
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