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Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-24-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 533
Posted By steelheadbluesman
Thanks High Desert, I appreciate you taking the...

Thanks High Desert, I appreciate you taking the time to clarify.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-24-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 533
Posted By steelheadbluesman
Thank you Bill and Mary, the Newmar's are very...

Thank you Bill and Mary, the Newmar's are very nice, and I see a floor plan near 30 ft that looks about right.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-24-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 533
Posted By steelheadbluesman
Thanks, Richard. I'm checking them out.

Thanks, Richard. I'm checking them out.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-23-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 533
Posted By steelheadbluesman
Need mid-sized quality motorhome

Searched for older threads, found none. Wanting to downsize from a comfortable 36-ft Itasca to a new, but smaller (maybe 28-30 ft?), high-quality rig. I prefer a gasser with slide-outs, so I can...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-23-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 573
Posted By steelheadbluesman
Have always had a surge protector. If you worry...

Have always had a surge protector. If you worry about someone stealing your "at-the-pedestal" unit, there are small locking devices available online at places like Tweeties.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 06-16-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,672
Posted By steelheadbluesman
I'm always interested in ways to make a fridge...

I'm always interested in ways to make a fridge work better, as we've had some challenges over the years. I now use a temporary fan with 6 inch blades to force a lot of air from the bottom, which...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-10-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By steelheadbluesman
I installed a Trik-L-Charge after the same...

I installed a Trik-L-Charge after the same issues, several years ago, no problems since.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 04-04-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 575
Posted By steelheadbluesman
Yes, it's an easy job to repair, just tight...

Yes, it's an easy job to repair, just tight quarters on your knees, which isn't a lot of fun.... :sad:
I would fold up some dry toilet paper and methodically touch the paper to the line and valve...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-26-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 745
Posted By steelheadbluesman
Yes, that's a good one. Thanks.

Yes, that's a good one. Thanks.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-26-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 745
Posted By steelheadbluesman
Thanks to each of you for your helpful responses....

Thanks to each of you for your helpful responses. I visited all your recommendations, and I found a system that works for me. Thanks again! :thumb:
Forum: Just Conversation 03-26-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,791
Posted By steelheadbluesman
A lotta very nice toys! This is my other ride.

A lotta very nice toys! This is my other ride.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-26-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 745
Posted By steelheadbluesman
Dump station list?

Could not find anything in irV2 forum searches, found nothing at FMCA. Anyone know where might I find an update to the FMCA dump station list, or any other recent list. Nationwide by state, or even...
Forum: Excel Owner's Forum 03-26-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,740
Posted By steelheadbluesman
Very interesting. Will it go on top of...

Very interesting. Will it go on top of fiberglass?
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 03-26-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,876
Posted By steelheadbluesman
I'm pretty sure I feel my leg being pulled, just...

I'm pretty sure I feel my leg being pulled, just a wee bit :whistling: At least I hope so...........
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-26-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,811
Posted By steelheadbluesman
Whew... Well, okay then.:popcorn::D

Whew... Well, okay then.:popcorn::D
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 03-23-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,641
Posted By steelheadbluesman
I just tried the link in question and got the...

I just tried the link in question and got the same message -- and I'm using windows 7........... :whistling:
Forum: Solo RV'ers 03-23-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,900
Posted By steelheadbluesman
Perfect! :D:D

Perfect! :D:D
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-08-2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,878
Posted By steelheadbluesman
X2.... I keep the actual records on only...

X2.... I keep the actual records on only big-ticket items and warranty stuff done. Should be enough, and the receipts are pretty self-explanatory. Even for me :D:rolleyes:
Forum: Just Conversation 12-25-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 574
Posted By steelheadbluesman
Nice snow, Jim, looks a lot like my place.... 3...

Nice snow, Jim, looks a lot like my place.... 3 inches new at 1500 elevation in the Oregon cascades. Family gathering for a truly "white Christmas", beautiful and more is falling as I...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 12-09-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 652
Posted By steelheadbluesman
It's the same set-up as in your home. I would...

It's the same set-up as in your home. I would pour some enzyme drain cleaner into the drain, let it sit overnight (or even longer), then use a plunger to blast out the clog. This has worked for me. ...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-04-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,367
Posted By steelheadbluesman
Train "noise" is often nice, as it is another...

Train "noise" is often nice, as it is another sign that we are out adventuring, always a good thing.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-04-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 782
Posted By steelheadbluesman
I'm wondering how (or why) they knew you were at...

I'm wondering how (or why) they knew you were at the site? If I had any suspicions I would give no info...........
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-04-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 51,411
Posted By steelheadbluesman
I like to get my toys the way I want them...........

I like to get my toys the way I want them........ So, NEW works for me.
As GaryKD basically said, if you're going to keep the thing, depreciation only matters if you recognize it. If it bothers...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 12-04-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,758
Posted By steelheadbluesman
:) I'm posting to get subscribed for email...

:) I'm posting to get subscribed for email notifications. Very interesting thread, thanks to all................
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 12-03-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,854
Posted By steelheadbluesman
I know the feeling. My first MH was an Itasca by...

I know the feeling. My first MH was an Itasca by Winnebago, and it was a lemon. And Winnebago didn't seem to care.... I had to go to several dealers to get about half of it fixed. So, my advice...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-03-2012, 11:06 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,231
Posted By steelheadbluesman
Yes, I generally have at least a loose...

Yes, I generally have at least a loose destination or area, like "going to Arizona" or "going to BC", but I've been known to flip a coin at a major hwy interchange.... I like to find whatever is...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 11-28-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,181
Posted By steelheadbluesman
We've heard of this fabled 8.8L engine, it shows...

We've heard of this fabled 8.8L engine, it shows up once in a while in these threads. But who's making it? Who's PSI? It's been rumored that the 8.8L is the replacement for GM's 8.1L.... Anyone...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-28-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,462
Posted By steelheadbluesman
Hmmmm.... Mine are under the dinette seat. ...

Hmmmm.... Mine are under the dinette seat. You've got me thinking, Jillie. Looks like a pretty good solution.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 11-28-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,336
Posted By steelheadbluesman
You might consider running a 30A, or even a 50...

You might consider running a 30A, or even a 50 amp circuit to your garage.... Or maybe the existing wire is large enough to handle 30A already, and all you need to do is change the breaker. Then...
Forum: Full-Timers 11-27-2012, 10:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,532
Posted By steelheadbluesman
Seems to me that everyone thinks it's...

Seems to me that everyone thinks it's great.......... Most of the comments I get are some form of "Wow, that must be fun, different, interesting, challenging, exciting, etc.", things like that. And...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-07-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,596
Posted By steelheadbluesman
What a great topic! I like a community that...

What a great topic! I like a community that shares. And when it comes to sharing, this community rocks! :) Good and bad, trusting and not, wisdom and wanderings from distant companions,...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 10-06-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,753
Posted By steelheadbluesman
It's..... Are you ready for this???? It's.......

It's..... Are you ready for this???? It's.... refer madness. Again. :D:D:D
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 10-06-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,797
Posted By steelheadbluesman
WM2 - I also like a very good free cleaner called...

WM2 - I also like a very good free cleaner called JetClean put out by BlueSprig. Check it out, it's a great little download. Does a lot of good things to your hard drive, and I've used it regularly...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 10-06-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,797
Posted By steelheadbluesman
This is not an uncommon problem, but...

This is not an uncommon problem, but unfortunately there is not a simple "one fix for all" solution, because it is difficult to locate the "scramble". The following is just my personal advice and...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-06-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,277
Posted By steelheadbluesman
Amanda -- See, that's just it.... twice yearly...

Amanda -- See, that's just it.... twice yearly inspections, 303 on seams every two months, and the ever-present leak potential. And while I applaud your attention to your roof and I'm glad that you...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-05-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,277
Posted By steelheadbluesman
Thanks Rkh, that's where I got the Manus urethane...

Thanks Rkh, that's where I got the Manus urethane sealant info. What I'm trying to determine is which "paint-on" product is truly compatible with the Manus urethane product. Midniteoyl has...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-05-2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,277
Posted By steelheadbluesman
Not sure about this silicone issue.... Some are...

Not sure about this silicone issue.... Some are saying Winnebago used silicone and others say urethane (including, apparently, some Winnie advisers). It seems to me that we need to clarify what...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-04-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,277
Posted By steelheadbluesman
Thanks, Jim, sounds like a winner to me.

Thanks, Jim, sounds like a winner to me.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-04-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,277
Posted By steelheadbluesman
Do any of you have experience with using these...

Do any of you have experience with using these products over urethane caulk, which is what most Ws have? My roof edge caulk is moldy, and I'm thinking of cleaning and painting, rather than...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 09-26-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,077
Posted By steelheadbluesman
Remove the slide to replace the seal???? ...

Remove the slide to replace the seal???? Hmmmm.... Don't think so. :blink:
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-26-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,277
Posted By steelheadbluesman
I'm always interested in roof fixes (had a few...

I'm always interested in roof fixes (had a few problems along the way).... How did you clean the surface for maximum "stick"?
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-25-2012, 12:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,665
Posted By steelheadbluesman
Why? FMCA is a business -- They need an income...

Why? FMCA is a business -- They need an income to pay bills, just like everybody else.... We do not own an interest in it, right? So, they try to figure out the best way to balance their books.
...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-23-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,144
Posted By steelheadbluesman
Yep.... Don't ya love it when a plan comes...

Yep.... Don't ya love it when a plan comes together? :D:D
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-23-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,827
Posted By steelheadbluesman
I'm with Jim.... 55 psi seems awfully low. If...

I'm with Jim.... 55 psi seems awfully low. If 65 feels, looks and works right, I would consider keeping it. Or maybe adjust to 60 psi.... Low pressures can cause a lot of problems with a heavy...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-23-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,433
Posted By steelheadbluesman
Pure, natural latex was the answer for me. IMO,...

Pure, natural latex was the answer for me. IMO, with memory foam, you are sleeping with a LOT of chemical off-gassing. And I seem to sleep really hot on memory foam, don't know why.... So, been...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 09-22-2012, 01:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,176
Posted By steelheadbluesman
You've got plenty of advice, but I've used 3m...

You've got plenty of advice, but I've used 3m double-sided tape (maybe it's the same stuff as command strips, but it comes in small rolls), and my pics (and even a heavy Mexican plate) are still on...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-22-2012, 12:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,334
Posted By steelheadbluesman
Ummmm.... Propane is heavier than air, but.... ...

Ummmm.... Propane is heavier than air, but.... CO?

This from About.com:

Where Should I Place a Carbon Monoxide Detector?
Because carbon monoxide is slightly lighter than air and also...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-22-2012, 12:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,334
Posted By steelheadbluesman
IMO, If you replace them, you might consider...

IMO, If you replace them, you might consider separating the two so you can mount the LP sniffer at the floor and the CO sniffer up higher. No biggie, I suppose, but that's what I would do.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-21-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,593
Posted By steelheadbluesman
We've bought fantastic agate bookends and other...

We've bought fantastic agate bookends and other seriously beautiful crystals, all at very reasonable prices. Unusual gifts,with more tents full of rocks and minerals than I've ever seen. But the...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-21-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,568
Posted By steelheadbluesman
For me this is huge. I fish and boat EVERYWHERE...

For me this is huge. I fish and boat EVERYWHERE I go, so I have gear outside, like fishing poles, vests and bags hung on chairs, waders drying out, etc. This all works well under a larger awning...
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