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Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 11-10-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 538
Posted By WNDOPDLR
If your travels take you to Durango, reservations...

If your travels take you to Durango, reservations on the Durango/Silverton narrow gauge railroad will be a day well spent
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 10-23-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 1,307
Views: 421,994
Posted By WNDOPDLR
Let me ask the obvious..........where do you eat?

Let me ask the obvious..........where do you eat?
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 10-21-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,161
Posted By WNDOPDLR
During assembly,the bolts get installed without...

During assembly,the bolts get installed without any attention to the orientation of the holes. If they happen to end up at 6:00 or 12:00, they will not accept grease. It is a simple matter...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 10-16-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 641
Posted By WNDOPDLR
I did just that to our PU and 24KTS. Not able to...

I did just that to our PU and 24KTS. Not able to get the info from Amazon right now, but it was a package deal with 2 cameras and monitor. I made a mount that went under the center clearance light...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 10-10-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 461
Posted By WNDOPDLR
So..........how did the repair go?

So..........how did the repair go?
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 10-05-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 461
Posted By WNDOPDLR
I get so much good info here, feels good to be...

I get so much good info here, feels good to be able to contribute.

Wally & Anita
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 10-04-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 461
Posted By WNDOPDLR
I removed one of the rear clearance lights and I...

I removed one of the rear clearance lights and I would think the side lights are similar. Mine was held on by two screws and once the screws were removed, I carefully cut through the sealant at the...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 10-04-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,514
Posted By WNDOPDLR
Regardless of what generator you purchase, I...

Regardless of what generator you purchase, I strongly encourage you to use only non-ethanol fuel.
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 10-03-2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,514
Posted By WNDOPDLR
We use a Predator 3500 so that we can run about...

We use a Predator 3500 so that we can run about any combo at any time, but have found that it will not run the AC at elevations 7000' and higher. We routinely travel the west and prefer boondocking,...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-29-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 459
Posted By WNDOPDLR
X2 for Polebridge. A pretty drive over...

X2 for Polebridge. A pretty drive over reasonable roads (dirt) but at the end of the drive ARE THE BEST sticky buns in the country.

Enjoy!
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 09-21-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,471
Posted By WNDOPDLR
Not sure where all the negativity concerning...

Not sure where all the negativity concerning towing a tagalong trailer is coming from.

We have hauled our trailer about 12K miles and have never had a wiggle. We tow primarily out west and have...
Forum: Boondocking 09-17-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,563
Posted By WNDOPDLR
I, too am in the bring a genny camp, but would...

I, too am in the bring a genny camp, but would caution you as to the size. We carry a 3500 watt Predator with us and have found that at 7000' it will not carry the load of the AC. Under 7K, we have...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-17-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 876
Posted By WNDOPDLR
We went the other direction and are very happy...

We went the other direction and are very happy with our TT. We found that travel by MH was way too expensive for us. Heavy truck shops that will work on the MH think a lot of their mechanics and...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-17-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 953
Posted By WNDOPDLR
X2 for Legal Heat, an app for your smartphone...

X2 for Legal Heat, an app for your smartphone that is constantly updated. Don't leave home without it.....or my pistol.
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 09-16-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 850
Posted By WNDOPDLR
No need to seal. I drilled several 1" holes in...

No need to seal. I drilled several 1" holes in the bottom of mine to let water out. I pop riveted a cap on one end after laying a bead of caulk inside the cap. (Caulk was used as glue), On the...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 09-11-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 651
Posted By WNDOPDLR
Welcome and congratulations. There is much to be...

Welcome and congratulations. There is much to be learned on this section of the forum, These guys have been great help to me...a relative newbe to ORV.

Wally
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 09-10-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,662
Posted By WNDOPDLR
We use both solar and carry a genny. I would...

We use both solar and carry a genny. I would think the 2200 might be boarderline. Our genny is 3500 and even then will not carry the AC at any elevation over 6500'.
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 09-10-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 893
Posted By WNDOPDLR
Thank you for your input, and I genuinely...

Thank you for your input, and I genuinely appreciate your comment. I know this subject is all over the map and different people have had success' and failures.
Maybe I have just been one of the...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 09-09-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 850
Posted By WNDOPDLR
I found it was the clamp holding the end fitting...

I found it was the clamp holding the end fitting that was causing problems. I removed their spring clamp and installed a worm drive hose clamp and it fits, but is snug. I made an additional carrier...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 09-08-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 893
Posted By WNDOPDLR
Wheel bearing seals

My trailer has about 12K on it and I think I will pull the wheels and repack the bearings as a part of my PM. I am not experiencing any problems, this is purely PM. I have only ever greased the...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 09-03-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 14,211
Posted By WNDOPDLR
Sorry, but due to unforeseen circumstances, we...

Sorry, but due to unforeseen circumstances, we have cancelled our plans to join the group and cancelled our reservation.

Here's hoping ya'll have a great time and safe travels. We will try again...
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 08-28-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 942
Posted By WNDOPDLR
Take a look at Ventusky weather maps. I use it...

Take a look at Ventusky weather maps. I use it and a couple others.
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 08-16-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,331
Posted By WNDOPDLR
Not a troll attempt. I am not even sure what...

Not a troll attempt. I am not even sure what that is, but you are right, I would be surprised if you are anything other than what you portray here. I have no desire to meet you in person. Life...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 08-15-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,331
Posted By WNDOPDLR
"Unfortunately, there seems to be a general...

"Unfortunately, there seems to be a general consensus, especially from the ORV owners club kool-aid drinking folks, that these issues are acceptable and shouldn't really make me upset. "

Ever...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 08-13-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 14,211
Posted By WNDOPDLR
Thank you for the link. Anita and I are on for...

Thank you for the link. Anita and I are on for whatever cruise you decide on.

Wally& Anita
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 08-12-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 14,211
Posted By WNDOPDLR
Anita and I will more than likely be up for the...

Anita and I will more than likely be up for the cruise but will need to find out more about the acomodations on the boat. Any way you can provide a link to the outfitter?

Wally
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 08-12-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 792
Posted By WNDOPDLR
Thanks guys, I appreciate all the feedback. We...

Thanks guys, I appreciate all the feedback. We have been looking at the RecPro brand as well, but I need to do some careful measuring. I do think that anchoring the recliners down is a good idea....
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 08-11-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 792
Posted By WNDOPDLR
Replacing couch in ORV 24KTS

Our couch is just not very comfortable for those rainy days when you have to stay inside all day. We are considering replacing it with theater seating and just wondered if there are any other ORV...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 08-08-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 480
Posted By WNDOPDLR
Some of these routes will take you through the...

Some of these routes will take you through the Navajo Nation. Be aware that there are two road numbering systems on the reservation. My suggestion is to avoid all BIA routes and stick with the...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 08-06-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,501
Posted By WNDOPDLR
We just completed a six week, 9K trip in our...

We just completed a six week, 9K trip in our 24KTS and never felt cramped or crowded. There are two of us with a medium 40# dog. My wife is vertically challenged also so consider the placement of...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 08-06-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 732
Posted By WNDOPDLR
Congratulations and welcome to the ORV family. ...

Congratulations and welcome to the ORV family. you have made a good choice!:thumb:
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 08-06-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 759
Posted By WNDOPDLR
KOA at Rock Springs is not the best and is...

KOA at Rock Springs is not the best and is expensive for what it is. there are fair grounds at Rock Springs that have full hook-ups and are far less expensive. Look up the Sweetwater Events...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 08-04-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,294
Posted By WNDOPDLR
We travel with a HF 3500W generator. Summer...

We travel with a HF 3500W generator. Summer often finds us in the warmer parts of the west and my DW like it COOL! Actually cool is an understatement-you could hang meat in our camper when she is...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 08-02-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 345
Posted By WNDOPDLR
Quartzsite

Our previous RV was a motorhome and those folks made a big deal about their winter pilgrimage to Quartzsite in January. Just wondering if any ORV people make this same trip and do they try to gather...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 08-02-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By WNDOPDLR
Rotating tires

We just completed a 9K, 6 week long trip out west and had an uneventful, trouble free vacation. I LOVE MY TRAILER! All told, our trailer now has about 15k on it and I am thinking about pulling the...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 08-02-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By WNDOPDLR
Pay a visit to O'Reillys Auto Parts and have a...

Pay a visit to O'Reillys Auto Parts and have a competant counter person pull up your year and model Tracker on their computer. It will graphically show you all the hoses and you can select the ones...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-25-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 639
Posted By WNDOPDLR
Thought I would offer some up-dated information. ...

Thought I would offer some up-dated information.

We have returned home and checking out the generator was high on the after trip priority list. Today, I let the generator run for about 2 1/2...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-20-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 639
Posted By WNDOPDLR
Thanks for the thoughts guys. i have been off...

Thanks for the thoughts guys. i have been off the grid for a week so and just now getting caught up. The gas is fresh-well maybe a month old at the most- and is mid grade non-ethanol gas. The...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-14-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 639
Posted By WNDOPDLR
WOW! Kind of surprised by the lack of response...

WOW! Kind of surprised by the lack of response here. Is my situation so unique that no one has any thoughts or ideas? Help would be appreciated.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-13-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 639
Posted By WNDOPDLR
HF Predator 3500 Owners Please

We own the above generator. Recently while camped in the desert at 7000' on a day with the outside temps running in the 90's,our gen went into overload mode and I am looking for reasons why.

The...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 06-30-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 584
Views: 74,287
Posted By WNDOPDLR
Yellowstone sightings

We spotted two ORV unit today, both on the road. One was outside the east gate headed for Cody and had a bright yellow spare tire cover. The second was inside the park between the east gate and the...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 06-04-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 771
Posted By WNDOPDLR
Thanks guys. Usually don't use awning in the...

Thanks guys. Usually don't use awning in the rain unless it is just a drizzle. Sure would hate to be on the dump side at the wrong moment, and even the drizzle can build up a lot of water over a...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 06-04-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 771
Posted By WNDOPDLR
Rain Dump Awning??

We are the second owner of our ORV. We received full manuals including the ORV manual and some information from Carefree concerning our awning. the PO mentioned something about a "rain dump"...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 05-19-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 312
Posted By WNDOPDLR
If all else fails, make one. Short piece of pipe...

If all else fails, make one. Short piece of pipe drilled for a thru bolt of the same diameter as the pressed in pin. Weld a nut on the other end and use a socket and ratchet to drive.

I have one...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-15-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,067
Posted By WNDOPDLR
mine is 5/8

mine is 5/8
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-15-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,067
Posted By WNDOPDLR
After three years of hard use, we are still in...

After three years of hard use, we are still in love with ours. the big thing for us was less space used and they are easy to coil when outside temps are cold.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-01-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 22,482
Posted By WNDOPDLR
REALLY! Do you really believe that the feds do...

REALLY! Do you really believe that the feds do not track such items. Part of obtaining a CCW permit is a FEDERAL BACKGROUND CHECK. Do you think they check me as an individual and just throw that...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-28-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 22,482
Posted By WNDOPDLR
When we crossed into Canada on our way to AK, we...

When we crossed into Canada on our way to AK, we were drilled for 45 minutes about guns, where they were, how many we owned, how many handguns, if we had any with us... the line of questioning just...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 04-20-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,199
Posted By WNDOPDLR
I used LA AWESOME cleaner based on suggestions on...

I used LA AWESOME cleaner based on suggestions on this forum. It is available locally at the Dollar Tree. There are many different types and some contain bleach. I used a lemon colored one that...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 04-16-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 301
Posted By WNDOPDLR
Further than you wanted to travel, but we are in...

Further than you wanted to travel, but we are in NC if we can be of help.
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