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Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 12-06-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,293
Posted By Wbago97
Looks great:cool:

Looks great:cool:
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-29-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 647
Posted By Wbago97
If you can't bleach it out, you can use carpet...

If you can't bleach it out, you can use carpet tiles. I did that to replace a ceiling.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-14-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,925
Posted By Wbago97
I can probably drive my 97 Adventurer for longer...

I can probably drive my 97 Adventurer for longer stretches than I can my Honda Accord due to my back.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-13-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,997
Posted By Wbago97
I'm no electrician but it sounds like you're only...

I'm no electrician but it sounds like you're only getting one hot leg. Did you replace the plug on the wire yourself?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-13-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,491
Posted By Wbago97
Boomers The alpha males on beta blockers...

Boomers

The alpha males on beta blockers getting the last of the pensions :whistling:
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-11-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,070
Posted By Wbago97
My backyard Though driving through the...

My backyard


Though driving through the Texas Motor Speedway tunnel cost me a side mirror
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-11-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By Wbago97
From...

From https://www.usbattery.com/winter-storage-maintenance-tips-flooded-lead-acid-batteries/

Are you sure you have to remove them vs. keep them charged?
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 11-07-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,586
Posted By Wbago97
https://www.wfaa.com/article/news/more-heart-attac...

https://www.wfaa.com/article/news/more-heart-attacks-strokes-and-fatal-crashes-thanks-daylight-saving-time/287-8aa6dafa-00fd-4a8f-b8dd-815e07e79785

Heart attacks, strokes, wrecks, workplace...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 11-06-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,586
Posted By Wbago97
The fall back is bad for the evening. The spring...

The fall back is bad for the evening. The spring forward is worse for the morning.
Maybe the early birds and night owls can do their own thing without an arbitrary change that causes more trouble...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 11-06-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,586
Posted By Wbago97
https://pics.me.me/only-a-white-man-will-cut-the-t...

https://pics.me.me/only-a-white-man-will-cut-the-top-ora-blanket-16100757.png
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 11-06-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,586
Posted By Wbago97
So if you're retired, why does Daylight Savings...

So if you're retired, why does Daylight Savings time matter to you? You're on your own clock.
And just because you waited in gas lines doesn't mean a silly practice has to continue.
Texas is...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 11-06-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,586
Posted By Wbago97
Welcome to Dallas Fort Worth where in the first...

Welcome to Dallas Fort Worth where in the first month of Daylight savings time the sun hasn't risen by 7am. Yes people can drive in the dark, but the first week of daylight savings time you have 3...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 11-06-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 435
Posted By Wbago97
Do you have breakers on each? I didn't think it...

Do you have breakers on each? I didn't think it was a good idea to have so many in parallel.
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 11-05-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 435
Posted By Wbago97
8 of them? What kind of series and parallel set...

8 of them? What kind of series and parallel set up did you have?
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 11-05-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 435
Posted By Wbago97
I have 4 x 250ah. They run my air conditioner...

I have 4 x 250ah. They run my air conditioner with a 5000W inverter, but so far I have only cycled them a few times.
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 11-04-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,586
Posted By Wbago97
It's great that so many people want kids to go to...

It's great that so many people want kids to go to school in the dark because they walked 2 miles uphill in the snow each way.

Otherwise, the week that Daylight Savings time starts is a waste of...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-01-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By Wbago97
Did it extend too far? I had that happen to me...

Did it extend too far? I had that happen to me once as it sunk in some mud after the board I put under it slipped. You might be able to replace a solenoid, but I went ahead and replaced the whole...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-29-2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,199
Posted By Wbago97
I tried this out once and may have profited about...

I tried this out once and may have profited about $400 for a weekend rental with delivery. My RV is old enough that a few scratches were not going to bother me. I had to take an afternoon off of...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-29-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,124
Posted By Wbago97
Standard Wall Mount - VESA 200 x 100 or 200 x 200...

Standard Wall Mount - VESA 200 x 100 or 200 x 200 (http://inlandproduct.com/titanprolcdtvwallmountpartnumber05311.aspx)

I used this for a while, fairly convenient for sliding it off and on.
...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-25-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,749
Posted By Wbago97
This "friend" decided to use the camper as a...

This "friend" decided to use the camper as a residence near work since he had commuted 40 miles a day for 7 years in the wrong direction (more expensive home relative to the ones near work in FW). ...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-24-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,749
Posted By Wbago97
I have "a friend" who decided to buy a 1997...

I have "a friend" who decided to buy a 1997 Winnebago Adventurer (37ft) for $9500. He had driven a moving truck before, but nothing that size other than the test drive in a rural area. His first...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-09-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By Wbago97
I am just assuming you have a typical 100AH of...

I am just assuming you have a typical 100AH of battery capacity, which probably won't get you more than a couple of hours unless you have a few solar panels.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-08-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,912
Posted By Wbago97
It depends on the generator size . My Onan 6500...

It depends on the generator size . My Onan 6500 is listed as using 0.7 gallons per hour at idle, 1 gallon per hour at 50% load, and 1.3 gallons per hour at full load (according to the manual).
So...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-06-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 513
Posted By Wbago97
I got a Coleman Mach 15 installed last weekend...

I got a Coleman Mach 15 installed last weekend for about $1340 for the unit and labor through a Fort Worth TX RV guy. From what I was told, it's running amperage is about the same as the Coleman...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-06-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,912
Posted By Wbago97
If only running the fridge, then it's not...

If only running the fridge, then it's not efficient to run a generator at such a low load.
You can always consider an inverter as a third option to run off the alternator and batteries.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-24-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 861
Posted By Wbago97
My Winnebago manual calls it a "coach" and it has...

My Winnebago manual calls it a "coach" and it has a motor.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-18-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 33,807
Posted By Wbago97
https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:AN...

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Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 08-16-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,077
Posted By Wbago97
I haven't read the whole thread but will just ask...

I haven't read the whole thread but will just ask the question if it's time to buy something new vs. taking the time to upgrade software on old hardware?
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 08-16-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,599
Posted By Wbago97
How much power does the fridge use? You're...

How much power does the fridge use? You're probably fine if your truck alternator is charging the battery.
If it's not though, one battery won't cut it for very long.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-10-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 984
Posted By Wbago97
Hi, Do you expect to boondock much? I see solar...

Hi, Do you expect to boondock much? I see solar "down the road"...probably not a good idea to spend a whole lot of money on batteries until you figure out those needs.
Forum: Going Green 08-08-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,298
Posted By Wbago97
That's the advantage of MPPT to be able to set up...

That's the advantage of MPPT to be able to set up higher voltage panels than your battery system and save on wiring. With a PWM, you need to match the battery voltage.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 08-07-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 23,948
Posted By Wbago97
Time to start asking if a 12kW hookup is...

Time to start asking if a 12kW hookup is available?
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-06-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,102
Posted By Wbago97
I'm a fortunate budgeter building a boondocker. ...

I'm a fortunate budgeter building a boondocker.
EDIT: Apologies, this was an attempt at humor but on re-read I saw you mentioning that you are a Disabled Vet.
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 08-02-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,544
Posted By Wbago97
What about the 460 V8s?

What about the 460 V8s?
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 07-30-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,145
Posted By Wbago97
Any reason you want a Ranger instead of a full...

Any reason you want a Ranger instead of a full size truck...wasn't clear if you already had the truck.
Forum: Full-Timers 07-30-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,570
Posted By Wbago97
Have you identified an RV park yet? I would...

Have you identified an RV park yet? I would think full time rent will be about $500 per month plus electricity.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-26-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,020
Posted By Wbago97
It actually should be comforting because the...

It actually should be comforting because the cases come from swimmers inhaling water or neti pot users.
Read about the nasal route for the blood-brain barrier.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 07-22-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,635
Posted By Wbago97
Ok I see they have a package for that ...

Ok I see they have a package for that
https://www.att.com/esupport/article.html#!/directv/KM1102671?gsi=qwg60i
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 07-22-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,635
Posted By Wbago97
Even if that dispute is resolved, you can't watch...

Even if that dispute is resolved, you can't watch your local channels if you travel too far away due to spot beam.
If you have DirectTV and AT&T phone, you can stream for free, but if you plug it to...
Forum: New Member Check-In 07-22-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 283
Posted By Wbago97
Hi, TX state parks are great as well as the Army...

Hi, TX state parks are great as well as the Army Corp of Engineers parks Lake Benbrook and Bardwell.
Forum: Boondocking 07-21-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,860
Posted By Wbago97
I've done some of the same things here, 4x250AH...

I've done some of the same things here, 4x250AH AGM batteries and a 5000W pure sine wave inverter/charger combo. It runs my roof air at least for a couple of hours with no problem.
I know you have...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-20-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 933
Posted By Wbago97
Yes sir

Yes sir
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-20-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 933
Posted By Wbago97
Thanks, I already have 2 each (both positive and...

Thanks, I already have 2 each (both positive and negative) 2/0 cables attached to inverter/charger from the battery bank.
Forum: Just Conversation 07-20-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 20,266
Posted By Wbago97
So it's a truck camper on a bed trailer with...

So it's a truck camper
on a bed trailer
with an extension to carry stuff
and a custom roof
Post it to peopleofwalmart.com?
Forum: Going Green 07-20-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,777
Posted By Wbago97
If one battery has a dead cell (for whatever...

If one battery has a dead cell (for whatever reason), the others send current to it.
Admittedly I am still learning, and this was one of the caution notes with AGMs due to the low internal...
Forum: Going Green 07-20-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,777
Posted By Wbago97
Any concerns about so many in parallel? This...

Any concerns about so many in parallel? This question is not specific to lithium...I've seen caution on lead acid AGMs too.
Forum: Going Green 07-20-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,777
Posted By Wbago97
Very nice setup...Is it 7 in parallel? Do you...

Very nice setup...Is it 7 in parallel? Do you have fuses or breakers between each battery in case one goes bad?
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 07-20-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,176
Posted By Wbago97
I apologize. I hope you find something that...

I apologize. I hope you find something that works out.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-19-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By Wbago97
You need to describe the batteries and fridge and...

You need to describe the batteries and fridge and if it's using an inverter to run on AC.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 07-19-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,176
Posted By Wbago97
Would you rather they said "We never replaced...

Would you rather they said "We never replaced anything it all works great"?
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