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Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 06-16-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 17,947
Posted By CIDE
Outstanding, rver, that’s good news.

Outstanding, rver, that’s good news.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 06-15-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 374
Posted By CIDE
The fridge is about the only thing that cares...

The fridge is about the only thing that cares about being level - so measure it across and front to back, level to that; the rest will be close enough for comfort. I use a 9" level. If the Mrs....
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 06-14-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 5,725
Views: 1,168,760
Posted By CIDE
Thanks TeJay: I didn't realize the pre-1999s...

Thanks TeJay:

I didn't realize the pre-1999s didn't have the second SB holes from Ford.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-13-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 29,072
Posted By CIDE
That's just weird. :confused:

That's just weird. :confused:
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-12-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 521
Posted By CIDE
Entirely possible, severely tech challenged.

Entirely possible, severely tech challenged.
Forum: Vintage RV's 06-11-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 328
Posted By CIDE
Correct, the city water inlet won't fill your...

Correct, the city water inlet won't fill your fresh water tank, there's 'supposed' to be a one way valve preventing that.

Fill in your sig with your rig, it greatly simplifies getting relevant...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-11-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 521
Posted By CIDE
Coax is securely fastened at each end while HDMI...

Coax is securely fastened at each end while HDMI is simply plugged in. I wonder how that will work long term in our rolling earthquake zones? :confused: Not that it matters, technology has moved on,...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 06-10-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 17,947
Posted By CIDE
In the early years of our relationship, we'd get...

In the early years of our relationship, we'd get invited somewhere, we'd accept and we'd go. But over a period of 2 years her participation waned. Undaunted, I still attended when invited, without...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-09-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,233
Posted By CIDE
Not that I'd want to do it on the side of the...

Not that I'd want to do it on the side of the road, but back in my race car days we'd add an electric pump back by the tank to supplement the engine mounted mechanical pump. (carbed)
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-09-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,201
Posted By CIDE
It's been a delightful vehicle for the two years...

It's been a delightful vehicle for the two years I've owned it. :dance:

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Jamboree-2018-Alaska/n-Zk427J/i-kJBnznj/0/1d1be1d9/L/i-kJBnznj-L.jpg
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-09-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 853
Posted By CIDE
What I've learned over a lifetime is to listen to...

What I've learned over a lifetime is to listen to all (most) input, let it roll around in my head, keep what works for me and discard the rest. So even if the OP's post only contained one point I...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 06-09-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 5,725
Views: 1,168,760
Posted By CIDE
TeJay: I hope you'll be able to share the...

TeJay:
I hope you'll be able to share the photos and solution if it's different than what's been discussed so far. :)


:popcorn:
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-08-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,201
Posted By CIDE
Smile :thumb: :popcorn:

:thumb: :popcorn:
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-08-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,201
Posted By CIDE
Question Honest etiquette question for the membership and...

Honest etiquette question for the membership and OP - is it rude to participate in someone else's thread with like minded photos? :confused:

Just before Valdez...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-08-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,233
Posted By CIDE
Good point, getting back to basics. Remove air...

Good point, getting back to basics. Remove air cleaner, look into carb, actuate linkage, does accelerator pump squirt? (carb's just been rebuilt so it darn sure should)

Next - remove a sparkplug...
Forum: Just Conversation 06-07-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 771
Posted By CIDE
Yep, the last pounds are the toughest and why I...

Yep, the last pounds are the toughest and why I think my buddy isn't even trying - he hasn't even lost the first one. :facepalm:
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 06-07-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,863
Posted By CIDE
:exactly: Brother from a different Mother....

:exactly:

Brother from a different Mother. :thumb:
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 06-06-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By CIDE
Lightbulb I've had two separate blower motor intrusions....

I've had two separate blower motor intrusions. Luckily the blower motor on a Chevy van chassis is real easy to get at.

First one sounded like an imbalance, whump, whump, whump, whump and I found...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 06-06-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 536
Posted By CIDE
Tru Dat. :sad: I discovered southern Utah in...

Tru Dat. :sad: I discovered southern Utah in 1972, became an instant desert junkie and have been back almost every year since. I was returning from a recent trip and planned to spend the night in...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 06-06-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 620
Posted By CIDE
Are either or both of these In-Motion capable?

Are either or both of these In-Motion capable?
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 06-06-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 536
Posted By CIDE
I rode from Delores to Telluride on hwy 145, we...

I rode from Delores to Telluride on hwy 145, we nailed the fall color change - it was 50 miles of bright yellow and orange. I've never seen such a brightly lit landscape. :eek: :dance:
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 06-06-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 620
Posted By CIDE
Red face No kidding, I'm new to all this and will never...

No kidding, I'm new to all this and will never figure it out. Then you add in cell service, streaming, wifi, etc. :eek: :hide: :icon_peace: :facepalm: :confused:
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 06-05-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 413
Posted By CIDE
:laugh:

:laugh:
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-04-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,362
Posted By CIDE
To the OP - thanks for the heads up. I learn from...

To the OP - thanks for the heads up. I learn from the mistakes of others but only when they share them. :thumb: Already said "There but for the grace of God go I." Someone smarter than myself said...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-02-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,105
Posted By CIDE
Cool I'm sure we aren't the only two here. :laugh:

I'm sure we aren't the only two here. :laugh:
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-02-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,105
Posted By CIDE
:facepalm: It is California tho. :p

:facepalm:

It is California tho. :p
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 05-31-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,863
Posted By CIDE
I can't plan lunch. :eek:

I can't plan lunch. :eek:
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-31-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,105
Posted By CIDE
RE tipping the mail carrier - he's probably...

RE tipping the mail carrier - he's probably making more than I made working for the telephone company (the real one with a wire going to the wall like doG intended :D). And I know his retirement is...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-30-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,201
Posted By CIDE
I had the same decision to make. I went to Alaska...

I had the same decision to make. I went to Alaska first via Destruction Bay and wanted to see Dawson City (I was in Tok). It's almost 700 miles from Tok to Whitehorse and back up to Dawson City. It's...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-28-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,105
Posted By CIDE
This is so true and completely missed by those...

This is so true and completely missed by those 'leading the charge'.
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 05-28-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 388
Posted By CIDE
When it's that dusty, I drop way back. There's no...

When it's that dusty, I drop way back. There's no way I'd subject my vehicle to that punishment. It's not like the guy in front is going to elude me if we're traveling together.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 05-28-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,582
Posted By CIDE
Wow, what a way to run a business. "You're fired,...

Wow, what a way to run a business. "You're fired, get out." :sad:
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 05-28-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,079
Posted By CIDE
The first paragraph of the first post. The...

The first paragraph of the first post.

The OP's slide wiggled a little more than he wanted and made some noise doing it. He lessened that noise with the clamps. He never claimed he invented the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-28-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 29,072
Posted By CIDE
Me too, among other things. :thumb:

Me too, among other things. :thumb:
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 05-28-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 388
Posted By CIDE
I drove it last summer in my 23" class C (which...

I drove it last summer in my 23" class C (which rides like a dump truck). It was much better than it could have been, there were some slow spots but, all in all, an enjoyable experience. I drove it...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-27-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 29,072
Posted By CIDE
Mr_D: how far did you get from your campsite...

Mr_D: how far did you get from your campsite before getting stuck? The question being - if you had parked on wood planks at the site, would it have helped?
Forum: Vintage RV's 05-27-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 216,084
Posted By CIDE
:laugh:

:laugh:
Forum: Vintage RV's 05-26-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 216,084
Posted By CIDE
I understand this is an RV site but it's your...

I understand this is an RV site but it's your thread so I'm going with that. :D

For the three years before my retirement, I spent many hours on the welding web sites (WeldingWeb, Miller Forums,...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-26-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 18,074
Posted By CIDE
If someone turns me out, it's no sweat off my...

If someone turns me out, it's no sweat off my brow - to Hades with them. I stayed in 150 sites last summer, I was never asked and never turned out. I didn't make any reservations either.

If I do...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-26-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,105
Posted By CIDE
Nope, I don't tip my mailman either. :nonono:...

Nope, I don't tip my mailman either. :nonono: Tipping everyone has gotten out of control.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-26-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 9,749
Posted By CIDE
So what's someone who isn't a teetotaler supposed...

So what's someone who isn't a teetotaler supposed to do, disallow myself from half the RV parks in the nation? How am I supposed to know before I arrive that I'm not welcome there? I enjoy company...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-26-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 29,072
Posted By CIDE
Now that's some very darn good news. Thanks for...

Now that's some very darn good news. Thanks for the post. :thumb:
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-26-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 29,072
Posted By CIDE
I'd have no problem with someone running a tow...

I'd have no problem with someone running a tow strap through a front wheel, it's carrying approximately 1/8 of the vehicle's weight so it's a stout assembly. But when you add the stuckness of the mud...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 05-26-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,648
Posted By CIDE
I have the Garmin RV 770. I was amazed at its...

I have the Garmin RV 770. I was amazed at its ability to find campsites all across the US and Canada. I can't plan past the end of my nose, sometime in the afternoon, I'd poke RV Parks and follow the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-26-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,201
Posted By CIDE
Planning is over rated. :whistling: I went...

Planning is over rated. :whistling:

I went to Alaska last summer in my second year of RV ownership (23' Class C). I made no plans, none, zero, zip, nada. I woke up, drank coffee, drove....
Forum: Vintage RV's 05-26-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 216,084
Posted By CIDE
I'm a wannabe weldor, as a hobbyist, I just don't...

I'm a wannabe weldor, as a hobbyist, I just don't enough practice. I think weldors are magicians and underpaid for their knowledge.

Silicone bronze is a sweet medium.

BEDFRAMES?!?!? :eek:...
Forum: Just Conversation 05-26-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 750
Posted By CIDE
The problem with that is once the 'bad guys'...

The problem with that is once the 'bad guys' learn LE isn't going to chase, they'll run every time. That's not to say that I have an answer. :confused:
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-26-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 608
Posted By CIDE
1. I have the EEZ because an acquaintance...

1. I have the EEZ because an acquaintance recommended them and I didn't want to 'do the homework'. When I went to the EEZ site, the 6 wheel kit was $90 off, so I jumped on it.

2. See above

3. I...
Forum: Vintage RV's 05-25-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 216,084
Posted By CIDE
Like yourself, I enjoy aluminum because it's...

Like yourself, I enjoy aluminum because it's clean and pretty. When you're done with the weld, a little buffing of the oxide cleaning zone and you're done - there's no painting prep and painting,...
Forum: Vintage RV's 05-24-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 216,084
Posted By CIDE
Lightbulb Hi. I'm late to the party but saw mention of...

Hi. I'm late to the party but saw mention of pacemakers and welding. I'm just a hobby weldor but have a Syncrowave 250 because there weren't any hobby TIGs in 1993 and I wanted to learn aluminum, so...
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