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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-17-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 16,782
Posted By deadeye916
To my way of thinking it's not about the rig...

To my way of thinking it's not about the rig being level...more important that the rig is square. Who hasn't felt their rig twist when that first jack hits the ground? Keep'er square and level...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 05-05-2010, 02:08 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,414
Posted By deadeye916
Now to figure out how to delete my account...

Now to figure out how to delete my account...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 04-27-2010, 11:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 12,932
Posted By deadeye916
One example...you empty the tank and leave dry. ...

One example...you empty the tank and leave dry. The 1st person to use the toilet makes a deposit. You now have "material" in the tank with very little water (one toilet bowl). This stuff settles...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 04-26-2010, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,098
Posted By deadeye916
While this device was made for parking brakes it...

While this device was made for parking brakes it might be possible to do something similar with your locks.

Smith on Safety ::WELCOME:: (http://www.smithonsafety.com/productdetails.html)
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 04-26-2010, 04:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 12,932
Posted By deadeye916
After flushing the black tank I close the valve...

After flushing the black tank I close the valve and let the tank sprayer run for one minute. I want enough water in the tank to fill the drain pipe between the tank and valve, and to leave just...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 04-26-2010, 04:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,082
Posted By deadeye916
Not that I know anything about snakes, but the...

Not that I know anything about snakes, but the pattern and colors look like most of the rattlesnakes I am seeing around here. I treat all snakes as being poisonous and stay far away.

On a...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 04-20-2010, 10:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 977
Posted By deadeye916
Here's the one I use: Oregon Scientific...

Here's the one I use:

Oregon Scientific Public Alert Emergency Portable Weather Radio with SAME Model WR601 (http://www.oregoninstruments.com/product.asp?itmky=802104&mfgno=WR601&cat=5&scat=1)
...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 04-19-2010, 12:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,968
Posted By deadeye916
Thanks all who responded. My guess is the city...

Thanks all who responded. My guess is the city water pressure is low enough, at least when I open a faucet, to allow the pump to sense the drop in pressure and come on to boost the pressure. I...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 04-18-2010, 01:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,968
Posted By deadeye916
Water pump running on city water

Wondering why my water pump runs when hooked to city water. If I turn the pump on it does not run, but when I turn on a water faucet in the coach the pump comes on. Is that normal? I recently...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 04-18-2010, 12:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,982
Posted By deadeye916
I have the M&G on our Jeep and after 2 years we...

I have the M&G on our Jeep and after 2 years we have had zero problems. I think you made an excellent choice :)
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 04-16-2010, 11:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,154
Posted By deadeye916
I've been using padlocks to secure all the pieces...

I've been using padlocks to secure all the pieces of the tow apparatus to the Jeep and the coach. Towbars are not cheap and I didn't want them walking off.

I will be adding this check to my...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 04-16-2010, 10:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,331
Posted By deadeye916
I called yesterday and got an appointment in...

I called yesterday and got an appointment in June. I have a problem with my coach that my dealer can't find/repair, so I am going to the experts to hopefully get'er fixed once and for all.

They...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 04-13-2010, 01:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,031
Posted By deadeye916
Mine has 2 switches...one on the dash and one in...

Mine has 2 switches...one on the dash and one in the bedroom.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-13-2010, 01:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,054
Posted By deadeye916
Wifi is a line-of-sight type signal meaning...

Wifi is a line-of-sight type signal meaning anything between the 2 antenna's could cause a problem. How far is your rig from the CG antenna?

I carry one of these:

hField Technologies, Inc. Ľ...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 04-12-2010, 08:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,424
Posted By deadeye916
I currently have my super slide pulled in...I...

I currently have my super slide pulled in...I just went out and checked and I was able to put a finger through the gap. The gasket shown in my first post is what my finger hit as it is attached to...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 04-11-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,154
Posted By deadeye916
Good info Norm. I wondered if it was possible...

Good info Norm. I wondered if it was possible for the latch pins to rust out. I bet that's what happened to these folks.

I should have taken some pictures...would have been a great way to...
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 04-11-2010, 12:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,972
Posted By deadeye916
Nice looking rig :) Sounds like some great...

Nice looking rig :)

Sounds like some great plans you have made...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 04-10-2010, 12:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,154
Posted By deadeye916
Baseplate pins "missing"

Just a friendly reminder to check your base plate pins before heading off down the road.

We had a camper pull in here on Wednesday and I noticed their toad was offset from the rear of their MH....
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-10-2010, 12:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,748
Posted By deadeye916
I add water so I don't have a dry tank. I guess...

I add water so I don't have a dry tank. I guess it depends on your setup, but on mine, I suspect the first gallon of "material" will end up in the drain pipe next to the dump valve if I don't add...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-09-2010, 03:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,748
Posted By deadeye916
I would want at least enough water to cover the...

I would want at least enough water to cover the bottom of the tank. Depending on the size of your tank 3-5 gallons should be more than enough.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 04-06-2010, 06:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,424
Posted By deadeye916
Mine has a seal across the bottom...see attached...

Mine has a seal across the bottom...see attached picture...

http://travelingrvwx.com/pixs/superslide.jpg
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 03-30-2010, 11:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,655
Posted By deadeye916
Great, thanks. I found the website, Osprey Point...

Great, thanks. I found the website, Osprey Point RV Resort - Home - RV Camping, Cabins, Boat Slips - Oregon Coast (http://www.ospreypoint.net/index.shtml) and it will be an easy drive to check out...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 03-30-2010, 02:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,655
Posted By deadeye916
Question Oregon coast park model parks

Looking for information on any Oregon coast parks that sell and/or site RV park models. Prefer south of Reedsport. We are full-timers now and just starting to research. We are considering a part...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 03-25-2010, 11:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 994
Posted By deadeye916
Who's watching out for our interests?

Who's watching out for our interests?
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 03-25-2010, 11:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 730
Posted By deadeye916
The city owned RV park, Branson Lakeside...

The city owned RV park, Branson Lakeside (http://www.bransonparksandrecreation.com/rv_park.htm), is right next to Branson Landing and the Bass Pro Shop. Plenty of level sites and great fishing on...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-22-2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 14,309
Posted By deadeye916
Thanks. I also get the alternator failure light...

Thanks. I also get the alternator failure light if I start the coach while shore power is connected. No alarm bells, just the dash light indicator. I now un-hook shore power before starting the...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-22-2010, 11:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 14,309
Posted By deadeye916
Strange, I have done this before and once the air...

Strange, I have done this before and once the air pressure was up I had no alarms. Any idea what alarm you were receiving?
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 03-22-2010, 11:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,340
Posted By deadeye916
I purchased the WiFire from hField...

I purchased the WiFire from hField (http://www.hfield.com/the-wi-fire/) and have used it many times while traveling. As mentioned, not all RV parks have a good wifi setup and you will need help to...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 03-22-2010, 11:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,149
Posted By deadeye916
In my very unscientific testing the Wingman addon...

In my very unscientific testing the Wingman addon to my batwing did improve reception. I happen to be in a location with extreme RF interference that prevented me from receiving a good signal...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 03-18-2010, 10:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,245
Posted By deadeye916
Sorry to hear of your learning experience. Some...

Sorry to hear of your learning experience. Some people put a white piece of cloth or tape on the top of the steering wheel so they can see it with the camera and make sure it's turning.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-18-2010, 10:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,033
Posted By deadeye916
My exhaust brake does not activate my brake...

My exhaust brake does not activate my brake lights on the coach. I had the wife follow me in the Jeep to verify.
Forum: Forum 101 | Announcements | Member Forum Concerns 03-16-2010, 11:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 737
Posted By deadeye916
Appreciate the responses. Not a big deal and...

Appreciate the responses. Not a big deal and neither of the posts I made were highly technical, just helpful comments.
Forum: Forum 101 | Announcements | Member Forum Concerns 03-16-2010, 12:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 737
Posted By deadeye916
Deleted Posts

I have recently had 2 posts in different threads deleted. Do moderators routinely delete posts? And do they notify the person with a reason for the post removal?
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 03-16-2010, 12:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,746
Posted By deadeye916
Forgot to mention...cash only. They do not...

Forgot to mention...cash only. They do not accept any other type of payment. We don't normally carry cash, but luckily we had a few bucks and our laundry quarters ;)
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 03-14-2010, 10:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,746
Posted By deadeye916
Drove that route last year heading to...

Drove that route last year heading to Branson...IIRC they took me for almost $20 to drive that stretch of road. We stopped at the McDonalds pictured earlier...didn't know it was the biggest. ...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-13-2010, 12:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,012
Posted By deadeye916
We have the Slimline HD DirecTV antenna picking...

We have the Slimline HD DirecTV antenna picking up 3 satellites and have never lost signal while doing laundry. While the spin cycle does cause the coach to rattle, it is not moving the coach. I...
Forum: Gulf Stream Owner's Forum 03-11-2010, 01:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,248
Posted By deadeye916
Probably not the best idea...just thinking out...

Probably not the best idea...just thinking out loud...since all the connections are in the cabinet you probably want to mount the receiver close. Where is the TV located? I ask because if you...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-10-2010, 11:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,075
Posted By deadeye916
If nothing else pans out try these guys... ...

If nothing else pans out try these guys...

Christianson Industries
27328 May Street
Edwardsburg, MI 49112
269-663-8502

The only entry in the Monaco parts pdf file for ladders.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-10-2010, 11:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,613
Posted By deadeye916
I've used both ERS and Coachnet and have no...

I've used both ERS and Coachnet and have no complaints with either company. I had ERS when we had a 1994 Jamboree, and switched to Coachnet when we bought our Monaco as the first year was free. I...
Forum: Full-Timers 03-08-2010, 04:03 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 51,478
Posted By deadeye916
Thanks. Downloaded the pdf's and will be doing...

Thanks. Downloaded the pdf's and will be doing some reading...
Forum: Full-Timers 03-08-2010, 05:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,112
Posted By deadeye916
What a great idea. While hosting in Branson one...

What a great idea. While hosting in Branson one of the other hosts made a movie using still photographs set to music on a DVD. I like the idea of video better :) I recently purchased a Flip and am...
Forum: Full-Timers 03-08-2010, 12:13 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 51,478
Posted By deadeye916
Are there study guides for the Tx tests online...

Are there study guides for the Tx tests online somewhere? I'd like to study up and get prepared.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 03-07-2010, 01:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,043
Posted By deadeye916
Skip the middle man and get yourself a floating...

Skip the middle man and get yourself a floating RV :)

http://babble.com/CS/blogs/droolicious/2008/07/01-07/terra-wind-rv.jpg
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-04-2010, 09:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,121
Posted By deadeye916
Not sure if your coach is the same as mine. I...

Not sure if your coach is the same as mine. I have the BIRD on mine that charges both sets of batteries when connected to shore power. I leave my inverter off and charger on. Note the charge light...
Forum: Just Conversation 03-04-2010, 09:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,381
Posted By deadeye916
We bought a Sea Eagle SE-11 and love it. Most of...

We bought a Sea Eagle SE-11 and love it. Most of it packs into a duffel bag. I haven't added a electric motor yet but plan to that this year.

Inflatable Boats, Inflatable Kayaks and Inflatable...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-02-2010, 11:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,991
Posted By deadeye916
I always thought I would use the emergency exit...

I always thought I would use the emergency exit window if I wanted to replace our mattress. I guess it depends how wide your window frames are...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 03-01-2010, 08:55 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 10,820
Posted By deadeye916
Granted you can still find information about the...

Granted you can still find information about the program on the internet, but the page you posted was last updated in 2008.

We have been told to honor the program but you must already have the...
Forum: New Member Check-In 03-01-2010, 08:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 683
Posted By deadeye916
Will do Ron. We should be up there middle of...

Will do Ron. We should be up there middle of May. Are you a fisherman? I am learning to fly fish and did some drift fishing when we were there summer of '08. Missing the Umpqua wine and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-26-2010, 09:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,801
Posted By deadeye916
How many rigs meet the 50 gal black tank...

How many rigs meet the 50 gal black tank requirement? I sent the OP a couple used rig ads that friends of mine are selling, (Dutch Star and Beaver Patriot), but neither meet his requirement for...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-25-2010, 07:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,726
Posted By deadeye916
I use the M&G with my Wrangler. When I had the...

I use the M&G with my Wrangler. When I had the base plate added to the Jeep I told them I didn't want one of the brake boxes that go on the floor with an arm that pushes on the brake peddle. They...
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