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Forum: Truck Camper Discussion 01-18-2020, 10:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 152
Posted By Electrojake
I have a "little" short-bed Northstar Arrow-U...

I have a "little" short-bed Northstar Arrow-U camper and it is equipped with a Coleman Mach 8 Cub low profile 9200 BTU A/C unit. It cools my little camper OK but considering how much larger your...
Forum: Truck Camper Discussion 11-10-2019, 09:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,627
Posted By Electrojake
^^^ Thanks for keeping the build-thread alive....

^^^ Thanks for keeping the build-thread alive. :thumb:
Forum: Truck Camper Discussion 11-01-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 781
Posted By Electrojake
Good article, and thanks for posting that!...

Good article, and thanks for posting that! :thumb:
Truck camper people are (some of) the worst offenders of avoiding the responsibilities of proper loading and adherence to posted weight limits.
...
Forum: Truck Camper Discussion 10-27-2019, 10:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 456
Posted By Electrojake
Ask here... ...

Ask here...
https://www.facebook.com/groups/262493560390/?ref=bookmarks
Forum: Truck Camper Discussion 10-19-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,627
Posted By Electrojake
Good luck on that Harry. Keep us posted!...

Good luck on that Harry.
Keep us posted! :thumb:
-Jake-
Forum: Truck Camper Discussion 10-18-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,627
Posted By Electrojake
WPRam, FWIW I have a Thetford C402 cassette...

WPRam,

FWIW I have a Thetford C402 cassette toilet in my TC. They are good if you only have a small space inside and no room underneath for a conventional black tank.

See the links I posted...
Forum: Truck Camper Discussion 10-12-2019, 11:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,627
Posted By Electrojake
Very nice work, pep! Thanks for posting the...

Very nice work, pep!
Thanks for posting the pictures.
-Jake-
Forum: Truck Camper Discussion 10-08-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,627
Posted By Electrojake
Keep going! :thumb:

Keep going! :thumb:
Forum: Truck Camper Discussion 10-07-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 985
Posted By Electrojake
Agreed. . . Any place there is a hole punched...

Agreed. . .
Any place there is a hole punched thru a wall or roof for a fan, vent, or window there is the possibility for a leak regardless of camper construction, however. . .
A water leak in a...
Forum: Truck Camper Discussion 10-05-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,260
Posted By Electrojake
Thanks for posting the Tread Act sticker. With...

Thanks for posting the Tread Act sticker.
With a payload of 2246 and a 'guestimated' wet weight of 2400 pounds you're only 150 Lb over your posted payload. That's certainly manageable.

In your...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 10-05-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 10,629
Posted By Electrojake
Thank you Sir! And BTW... I never met an...

Thank you Sir!
And BTW... I never met an Entegra owner that I didn't like. :thumb:

On the contrary Old-Biscuit,
Some truly priceless wisdom has been harvested from off-topic banter.
Seems the...
Forum: Truck Camper Discussion 10-05-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,260
Posted By Electrojake
Thanks for posting the VIN tag fabricater, ...

Thanks for posting the VIN tag fabricater,

Its rare to see a unit from 06 in such clean and an "unused" condition.
The right buyer would pay a high price for something like that. :thumb:

As...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 10-04-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 10,629
Posted By Electrojake
Geez... This thing has been running for over a...

Geez... This thing has been running for over a hundred posts already?
How did I miss it???

The answer is simple DeWat...
Occasionally some of the stuff asked or discussed is so asinine that it...
Forum: Truck Camper Discussion 10-04-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,260
Posted By Electrojake
Not to worry... In the truck camper world...

Not to worry...
In the truck camper world Everybody has airbags, and Everybody is over GVWR. :rolleyes:

I agree with your airbag & Rancho-9000 solution...
Get the airbags installed on your...
Forum: Truck Camper Discussion 10-04-2019, 12:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,260
Posted By Electrojake
Some points on this. . . 1.) Short-bed truck...

Some points on this. . .

1.) Short-bed truck sizes...
When I went to buy my RAM 3500 short-bed I had an opportunity to park one next to a new F250 short bed.
I was impressed! That Ford was BIG....
Forum: Truck Camper Discussion 10-03-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,260
Posted By Electrojake
Greetings fabricater, I have a Northstar...

Greetings fabricater,

I have a Northstar Arrow-U on a 2016 RAM 3500 4x4 truck. The camper is stubby & heavy so it does rock a good bit when I'm on the highway or off-road (plus I have a tendency...
Forum: Truck Camper Discussion 09-14-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,612
Posted By Electrojake
At $779 (on sale) I consider the Predator 3500 a...

At $779 (on sale) I consider the Predator 3500 a disposable item.
Some parts, carbs, engine gasket sets, etc... are available on-line from small engine repair.

The entire Predator engine is also...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-11-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 34,342
Posted By Electrojake
Greetings F-B, Since we're on the topic of...

Greetings F-B,
Since we're on the topic of contamination and have even gone so far as to include bathing a (human) baby in a sink as a form of contamination, let me try and bring out one big...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-10-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 34,342
Posted By Electrojake
100% agreed.

100% agreed.
Forum: Truck Camper Discussion 09-09-2019, 10:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,612
Posted By Electrojake
Most inverter generators at 3000 watts or above...

Most inverter generators at 3000 watts or above have remote start kits you can buy off eBay. There is even a guy that devised an electric start kit for the little Honda EU2000. I saw a demo of it on...
Forum: Truck Camper Discussion 09-09-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,612
Posted By Electrojake
Thank you for that info pbrockmeyer, and the link...

Thank you for that info pbrockmeyer, and the link too!

While I have no complaints about the Honda EU series generators themselves I found that forcing a little EU2000 to constantly carry the (near...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-09-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 34,342
Posted By Electrojake
All this sage information on campground...

All this sage information on campground cleanliness yet how many germophobic people allow their pets to poop & pee outside at random?
The irony on this is fascinating.
Forum: Truck Camper Discussion 09-08-2019, 10:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,612
Posted By Electrojake
Sorry for the obnoxiously long post but some of...

Sorry for the obnoxiously long post but some of this long-winded pap may actually help the OP...

I have a Coleman Mach 9000 BTU AC unit dated 2017 so it's not very old. It cools my little camper...
Forum: Truck Camper Discussion 09-05-2019, 11:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 687
Posted By Electrojake
The Froli can be slid under any mattress you...

The Froli can be slid under any mattress you like.
It can be assembled to any dimensions you like.
It will add about 1.5 inch in height to the overall bed.
The Froli can be adjusted to be very...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-05-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 34,342
Posted By Electrojake
This thread went well over 200 posts already so...

This thread went well over 200 posts already so you can be sure the topic is going to drift.
Since it's all still related to germs, disease, and staying healthy I'm good with it. :thumb:
...
Forum: Truck Camper Discussion 09-05-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 687
Posted By Electrojake
You can choose the mattress of your choice as...

You can choose the mattress of your choice as long as its placed on top of a Froli system box spring.

The Froli system eliminates dampness under the mattress when camping in cold weather thus...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-03-2019, 10:26 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 34,342
Posted By Electrojake
1.) Shifting the blame for the spread of bubonic...

1.) Shifting the blame for the spread of bubonic plague from careless campers to pre-school kids was actually my core intent here, but your above summary isn't that far off.

2.) A 55 and over...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-02-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 34,342
Posted By Electrojake
Come to think of it... I am a little envious...

Come to think of it...
I am a little envious when I'm sitting in my stinky little truck-camper and I see those big "Class-A" guys pull in.
It's so unfair. :rolleyes:

But seriously...
People...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-02-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 34,342
Posted By Electrojake
Choices, choices. . . My wife and I both...

Choices, choices. . .

My wife and I both worked and paid for in-home private child care for our two kids until the youngest was out of high school (20 years in total!).
Money was tight,...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-02-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 34,342
Posted By Electrojake
I think you hit the nail on the head! :) The...

I think you hit the nail on the head! :)
The http://www.irv2.com/forums/f103/dont-watch-other-people-leave-457430.html thread and the http://www.irv2.com/forums/f59/pick-up-the-poop-446342.html...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-01-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 34,342
Posted By Electrojake
This thread is almost as entertaining as the 'dog...

This thread is almost as entertaining as the 'dog poop' thread,
and as usual the more off topic it gets the more entertaining the read. :smitten:
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-01-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 12,309
Posted By Electrojake
I'd rather step on a pile of cigarette butts than...

I'd rather step on a pile of cigarette butts than a dog pie, but that's just me.

On the positive side...
Your dog is NOT carcinogenic. If I could snap my fingers and immediately get rid of all...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-31-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 12,309
Posted By Electrojake
Sage advice Peto, :thumb: but unfortunately I'm...

Sage advice Peto, :thumb: but unfortunately I'm anchored to this cesspool of humanity they call the NY/NJ Metro area.
Filth, crime, pollution, traffic, and an air of political tension so bad you can...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-31-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 12,309
Posted By Electrojake
Thank you Tonsper for bringing the subject up a...

Thank you Tonsper for bringing the subject up a notch. This thread needed the boost!

So here we go.
Dogs, tattoos, and nicotine addicts. . .

Humans are complex creatures. They have...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-29-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 34,342
Posted By Electrojake
Short for the old term "sketchy" I'll assume? ...

Short for the old term "sketchy" I'll assume?
(which would be found in a 'real' dictionary) :rolleyes:
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-29-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 34,342
Posted By Electrojake
MrsChilerick, We could use you over at the 'Dog...

MrsChilerick,
We could use you over at the 'Dog Poop' thread. It's a regular party. ;)
(click link below)

http://www.irv2.com/forums/f59/pick-up-the-poop-446342.html
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-29-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 34,342
Posted By Electrojake
Come to think of it, that makes a good point...

Come to think of it, that makes a good point CWSWine.
Dogs are just doing what any unsupervised mutt would do naturally.

Humans on the other hand (you would think) should operate at a slightly...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-28-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 34,342
Posted By Electrojake
Perfect! Dogs (frequently? occasionally?) poop...

Perfect!
Dogs (frequently? occasionally?) poop and pee at will and it's perfectly acceptable but the thought of even a hint of human waste is considered deplorable. <go figure>

As for watching...
Forum: Truck Camper Discussion 08-17-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,800
Posted By Electrojake
Exactly Mr_Fixit As a SRW truck owner I have...

Exactly Mr_Fixit

As a SRW truck owner I have GVWR issues so I buy all this aftermarket junk (anti-sway bars, booster springs, airbags w/compressor, steering braces, etc...) and all it's really...
Forum: Truck Camper Discussion 08-16-2019, 11:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,800
Posted By Electrojake
The red F250? That’s exactly the type of ‘old...

The red F250?
That’s exactly the type of ‘old school’ craftsmanship I was referring to. :thumb:
Forum: Truck Camper Discussion 08-16-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,800
Posted By Electrojake
100% agreed! But my wallet & limited driving...

100% agreed!

But my wallet & limited driving skills keep me safely in a short bed 3500. :rofl:
Forum: Truck Camper Discussion 08-16-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,800
Posted By Electrojake
I (occasionally) go over by a few hundred pounds...

I (occasionally) go over by a few hundred pounds in my SRW 3500.
The problem is when people are excessively overloaded.

Heck...
A decade or two ago (before all the stickers, ratings, &...
Forum: Truck Camper Discussion 08-16-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,800
Posted By Electrojake
Nice! I absolutely love payload-war threads!...

Nice! I absolutely love payload-war threads! :flowers:

...plus I really should give the “pick up the dog poop” thread a rest already. :angel:
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-15-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 12,309
Posted By Electrojake
RKins perhaps you're right on that size issue....

RKins perhaps you're right on that size issue. Big dogs (and big poops) are just easier to spot so it may just appear as if the large breeds are the culprit here.

Secondly I'm thinking the...
Forum: Truck Camper Discussion 08-14-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,062
Posted By Electrojake
Coming into an exit ramp too hot with a truck...

Coming into an exit ramp too hot with a truck camper will make a believer out of you. :cool:
Ive learned that no matter how well my TC handles under general conditions, once you push physics a...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-14-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 12,309
Posted By Electrojake
This is drifting off the topic but I didn’t...

This is drifting off the topic but I didn’t realize class-A pusher types did ‘big’ dogs.
I may not be good at scatology but I thought I knew RV park demographics pretty well. ;)
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-14-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 12,309
Posted By Electrojake
^^^ Great post ^^^ Thanks for seeing the...

^^^ Great post ^^^

Thanks for seeing the humor in this “poop thread” and not taking anything to awful serious. :thumb:
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-13-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 12,309
Posted By Electrojake
Perhaps what I really need is a pet dog to go...

Perhaps what I really need is a pet dog to go camping with. :rofl:
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-13-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 12,309
Posted By Electrojake
110% agreed on items 1 & 2. In today’s...

110% agreed on items 1 & 2.

In today’s society it is politically incorrect to categorize people for any reason but here goes...
Show me an older couple with a small breed dog in an upscale RV,...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-12-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 12,309
Posted By Electrojake
My kids are teasing your campground dog??? Not...

My kids are teasing your campground dog???
Not to worry... At some point your dog's poop will end up on my kid's shoes, and thus in get tracked into my camper tonight. :facepalm:

It's poetic...
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