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Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 08-18-2018, 12:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,364
Posted By Honwing
Rainier RV Park south of Seattle (Graham) with...

Rainier RV Park south of Seattle (Graham) with great view of Mount Rainier for our 40’ DP. Monthly rate of $14 a night for water, sewer, and garbage. 50 amp is .10kwh additional. No meter reading fee.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-17-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By Honwing
Fiberglass is great until you suffer wind damage...

Fiberglass is great until you suffer wind damage and your insurance company calls it wear and tear. Quoted $25,000 to replace. Rubber roof must be cheaper
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-17-2018, 12:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,048
Posted By Honwing
Eight months of the year we are in our RV. Summer...

Eight months of the year we are in our RV. Summer in Seattle in the RV and winter in our beach house in Carrabelle, Florida. 3 years now. First two years we used laundromats. Reminded me of the two...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-16-2018, 12:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 220
Posted By Honwing
Love our basement air in our 2004 Itasca Horizon...

Love our basement air in our 2004 Itasca Horizon 40AD. So much quieter than the roof air on the 2016 Vista LX 27N we could not wait to get rid of. Never could keep that coach cool. Not a problem with...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 08-05-2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,516
Posted By Honwing
Drove a 2013 Itasca Navion IQ 24G for over 18,000...

Drove a 2013 Itasca Navion IQ 24G for over 18,000 miles and the only problem we had was a rear wheel sensor. Treated like Royalty in Phoenix even though it was a warranty repair. It is true that...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 08-03-2018, 11:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 897
Posted By Honwing
Have been towing a 2015 Ford Fusion Hybrid...

Have been towing a 2015 Ford Fusion Hybrid Titanium for over 25,000 miles behind three different RV’s. Excellent Toad getting just over 45mpg over 44,000 miles
Factory installed Roadmaster EZ5...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-03-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,468
Posted By Honwing
Have a 2004 Itasca Horizon 40 AD with 81,000...

Have a 2004 Itasca Horizon 40 AD with 81,000 miles and use the basement air often while traveling between Seattle and Florida. Not One problem so far and would buy again. Nice and quiet.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-26-2018, 12:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,365
Posted By Honwing
Had passenger side glass replaced over the winter...

Had passenger side glass replaced over the winter in the Florida Panhandle. Two men drove over 100 miles to our house to make the change. Zero deductible through Progressive and the call was made so...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 07-26-2018, 12:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By Honwing
Currently at Rainier View RV Park in Graham,...

Currently at Rainier View RV Park in Graham, Washington for the Summer. Just south of Puyallup. Nice affordable place to stay the winter. Very few lplaces to park in the King/Pierce county area.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-26-2018, 12:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 741
Posted By Honwing
DW has AT&T and I have Verizon. Had too many...

DW has AT&T and I have Verizon. Had too many problems with AT&T coverage in the Midwest especially Iowa so switched mine to Verizon . Now we have coverage on our annual Florida to Washington State...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-18-2018, 11:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 490
Posted By Honwing
I was ready to do mine as I had done the install...

I was ready to do mine as I had done the install on an older Ford Ranger. But with the Adaptive cruise, Lane Monitoring, and Collision Avoidance on our Ford Fusion Hybrid, I decided to have the...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-18-2018, 11:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,051
Posted By Honwing
Have a 2015 Ford Fusion Hybrid. Roadmaster EZ5...

Have a 2015 Ford Fusion Hybrid. Roadmaster EZ5 baseplate and a Blue Ox Aventa Towbar. Use the Invisibrake for braking. I too would not want the Towbar hanging off the front of the car. Had the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-09-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 309
Posted By Honwing
With a 14 year old coach my wife sleeps better...

With a 14 year old coach my wife sleeps better with one. Ours covers everything in the chassis and drivetrain, appliances and slides. Very few exclusions on the Viking Policy.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-09-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 309
Posted By Honwing
Bought an extended warranty for our 2004 Itasca...

Bought an extended warranty for our 2004 Itasca Horizon 40AD from Wholesale Warranties. Great people to work with and when my full wall slide broke they told me to take it where I wanted to go and...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-09-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 366
Posted By Honwing
Will be leaving Seattle on September 22nd and...

Will be leaving Seattle on September 22nd and headed to Forest City Iowa. Have never had trouble traveling I-90 in September and October. Done it a dozen times at least. With the crazy weather it...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 07-03-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,588
Posted By Honwing
We drive from Seattle to Carrabelle,Fl and spend...

We drive from Seattle to Carrabelle,Fl and spend at least four months before heading back. Many parks on the Forgotten Coast are quiet with great views and lower prices. At least five near Carrabelle.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-29-2018, 02:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,437
Posted By Honwing
Beginning third year of retirement and live in...

Beginning third year of retirement and live in our 40’ DP for at least 8 months of the year. Have made three round trips between Seattle and the Florida Panhandle where we have a beach house in...
Forum: Full-Timers 06-27-2018, 12:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By Honwing
Bought our next one and sold the old one on...

Bought our next one and sold the old one on Facebook
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-25-2018, 11:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 511
Posted By Honwing
Received my Amp-L-Start yesterday. Will install...

Received my Amp-L-Start yesterday. Will install this coming weekend the exact same way as Fireup as we have nearly the exact same coach. With shipping I paid $78.30. Ordered online from LSL Products.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-23-2018, 11:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 446
Posted By Honwing
I purchase Happy Camper from Amazon and use the...

I purchase Happy Camper from Amazon and use the Costco 2 ply with zero problems. I also use a $75 water powered macerated and a 3/4” hose. Also have had no issues with this setup either. With two...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-16-2018, 11:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,145
Posted By Honwing
Very happy with my Medallion purchase. Always...

Very happy with my Medallion purchase. Always liked everything to work. Bothers me when something is broken like the compass/ temp that quit coming into Seattle.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 06-15-2018, 11:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,226
Posted By Honwing
I have a 722DVR and Trav’ler in our Horizon 40AD....

I have a 722DVR and Trav’ler in our Horizon 40AD. Also have a Hopper3 and two joeys in our beach house in Carrabelle, Florida. I have been trying to keep our bill under $150 a month but has now...
Forum: Full-Timers 06-15-2018, 10:07 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,110
Posted By Honwing
In my whole working life I have never seen a...

In my whole working life I have never seen a scale used to fill a tank. Open bleed valve and pay by the gallon on the meter. Literally hundreds of tanks used to heat a warehouse full of steel over...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-15-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,123
Posted By Honwing
Why not just run your roof air. That is what we...

Why not just run your roof air. That is what we do?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-14-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,479
Posted By Honwing
National General and Progressive

National General and Progressive
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-14-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,479
Posted By Honwing
Not covered unless “Sudden”. Word used by both...

Not covered unless “Sudden”. Word used by both National General. Had my roof damaged by a windstorm in Illinois three months ago. Progressive denied our claim stating “ Wear and Tear” and “Lack of...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-14-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By Honwing
Only need the adaptor. Works fine

Only need the adaptor. Works fine
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-13-2018, 12:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 482
Posted By Honwing
Thank You very much. Will run the tests but have...

Thank You very much. Will run the tests but have had no issues with the coach batteries. Normally we don’t park for than a week but staying for four months in Seattle showed I had a problem in less...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-12-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 482
Posted By Honwing
Purchased the Amp-L-Start today

Purchased the Amp-L-Start today
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-12-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,192
Posted By Honwing
2004 Itasca Horizon 40AD. We had the drivers full...

2004 Itasca Horizon 40AD. We had the drivers full wall slide fail to retract in February. It failed to rise to clear the floor and bent a lot of parts under the slide. Called HWH and they...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-12-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By Honwing
Not “recalled” but “recaulked”. Sorry but...

Not “recalled” but “recaulked”. Sorry but autocorrect got me
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-12-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By Honwing
Had the same type of wind storm hit us in...

Had the same type of wind storm hit us in Illinois. My 14’ slide topper held but my roof did not. Progressive Insurance denied my claim stating
1. Wear and Tear
2. Manufacturers Defect
3. Lack of...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-12-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 482
Posted By Honwing
To be clear the chassis batteries went from 2003...

To be clear the chassis batteries went from 2003 to 2007. Replaced and lasted 1 year. Then 2008 to 2017. Replaced with the current set. Just called Battery Systems who sold the batteries. They will...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-12-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 482
Posted By Honwing
Just started it with the boost switch. All is...

Just started it with the boost switch. All is good with the batteries on a charger at this time. Previous batteries went from 2008 to 2017. I think the problem is parking for three weeks with no...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-12-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 482
Posted By Honwing
Thank You very much. I checked for any...

Thank You very much. I checked for any modification and find nothing. I went through 14 years of receipts from the original owner and can see history of all battery purchases. In 2007 he purchased...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-11-2018, 11:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 482
Posted By Honwing
Chassis Battery Charging

Purchased our 2004 Itasca Horizon 40AD last June with two new AGM chassis batteries. Currently in a RV Park south of Seattle for four months and the two chassis batteries are reading 11.2 volts on...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-11-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,857
Posted By Honwing
Have had excellent luck with the Flex Seal tape....

Have had excellent luck with the Flex Seal tape. Holding my roof together for over 2,000 miles from Illinois to Seattle. Works so well that I am going back to Iowa in October to get it...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 06-11-2018, 02:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 709
Posted By Honwing
Spent a month at the Winnebago Factory in Forest...

Spent a month at the Winnebago Factory in Forest City and never had any AT&T reception. Also in Akron we had a very weak signal. Now I have Verizon and DW has AT&T. AT&T store in Clear Lake told me...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-10-2018, 12:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 458
Posted By Honwing
Scott helped me on my pantry slide and I thank...

Scott helped me on my pantry slide and I thank him for the that. Nice to have someone with a nearly identical rig
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 06-09-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 724
Posted By Honwing
In Seattle now and have used the express lanes on...

In Seattle now and have used the express lanes on 167, 405, and I-5 with toad. Have not seen any restrictions as long as DW is with me
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 06-09-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 507
Posted By Honwing
I meant to say that I always leave it plugged in...

I meant to say that I always leave it plugged in and power off when not in use. Sorry
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 06-08-2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 709
Posted By Honwing
Same with Iowa. No reception

Same with Iowa. No reception
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-08-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,498
Posted By Honwing
Reach up behind and release the latches between...

Reach up behind and release the latches between the cabinet sides and the unit. Should slide forward
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-08-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 777
Posted By Honwing
Florida is a big state. Where are you wanting to...

Florida is a big state. Where are you wanting to stay?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-08-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 563
Posted By Honwing
Bought a new 2016 Vista 27N and also had major...

Bought a new 2016 Vista 27N and also had major handling problems. Had it back to the factory twice for the handling issue and even after installing Safe T Steer it was a handful above 20mph...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 06-08-2018, 12:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 553
Posted By Honwing
Understand. Thank You

Understand. Thank You
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 06-07-2018, 11:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 507
Posted By Honwing
Always leave the power on as my guide updates at...

Always leave the power on as my guide updates at 3:00 am
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 06-07-2018, 11:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 553
Posted By Honwing
Why unplug the receiver while traveling if there...

Why unplug the receiver while traveling if there is no ac power available at the plug—unless the generator is running
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-06-2018, 11:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,014
Posted By Honwing
In three round trips between Seattle and Florida...

In three round trips between Seattle and Florida I have only stayed in one park that encouraged washing our RV. Had a couple in the Midwest that discouraged washing due to drought. Also been warned...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-06-2018, 11:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,297
Posted By Honwing
While still working we had a 2013 Mercedes Diesel...

While still working we had a 2013 Mercedes Diesel Itasca Navion 24G towing a Ford Fusion Hybrid. On a trip to Florida and back to Seattle we had a pretty consistent 14+ mpg. Once retired we traded...
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