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Forum: Expandables, Hybrids, & Lightweights Discussion 09-20-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,282
Posted By pmaen
"I attached the (user sourced) Velcro “hook”...

"I attached the (user sourced) Velcro “hook” strips and then the PUGs by lowering the bunks without erecting the interior supports. Using a stepladder, I climbed onto the collapsed vinyl and mattress...
Forum: Expandables, Hybrids, & Lightweights Discussion 09-12-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 792
Posted By pmaen
PUGS

Has anyone had a bad experience with their pop up gizmos?
I have heard good things, but never a con about them. Just wanting to make sure my money is well spent!
Forum: Southeast Region 09-08-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By pmaen
Weather Down South in the Fall

We are going on our first long trip, dogs and all. I am wondering what the weather will be like in Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, Oklahoma, Texas and such. I seem to run warm, Hubby runs...
Forum: Expandables, Hybrids, & Lightweights Discussion 09-08-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 795
Posted By pmaen
I understand your predicament, but like Desert...

I understand your predicament, but like Desert Flyer said, don't think you will find it. I knew what I wanted but took me three years to find "THE ONE", there isn't much difference between companies,...
Forum: Expandables, Hybrids, & Lightweights Discussion 09-06-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 712
Posted By pmaen
Love our Forest River Shamrock 23IKSS, (exact...

Love our Forest River Shamrock 23IKSS, (exact same model as the Rockwood roo) It's small, easy to tow, F-150, I don't have a problem with storage, but lots go in the bed of the truck. I have a ton of...
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 09-06-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 880
Posted By pmaen
Thanks, bought it, but too small, plus I have two...

Thanks, bought it, but too small, plus I have two labs, 50lbs and up. We have a big cab. But it did start me thinking! so Thanks so much!
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 09-06-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 880
Posted By pmaen
Cool Simple advice - relax. I know if I am stressed my...

Simple advice - relax. I know if I am stressed my dogs read it instantly, if I am having fun - they are having fun.
If that doesn't work for you - plan B: Labs (mostly) love treats and toys, so...
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 09-06-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By pmaen
With Big Dogs

I have two senior labs. We just bought our Hybrid and F-150. The dogs can get up into the truck, for now, but when they are on the floor, they can't see out of the windows. I am wondering if anyone...
Forum: Expandables, Hybrids, & Lightweights Discussion 08-30-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,282
Posted By pmaen
[QUOTE=TheoM;4932731]We have a 2020 Rockwood Roo...

[QUOTE=TheoM;4932731]We have a 2020 Rockwood Roo 23IKSS and I strongly suggest you visit and search the Forest River forums, especially the Expandable and Hybrid sub-forum. Shamrock 23IKSS and...
Forum: Expandables, Hybrids, & Lightweights Discussion 08-30-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,282
Posted By pmaen
"I suggest you get PopUp Gizmos for the bunk...

"I suggest you get PopUp Gizmos for the bunk roofs. They help with heating, cooling and light. Some insert Reflectix in the zipper windows."

Do you have the popUp Gizmos? Are you tall people? We...
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 08-06-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 880
Posted By pmaen
thanks for all the advice! We have a travel...

thanks for all the advice! We have a travel trailer and they ride in the truck. I did notice last short trip that if I ignore the panting and the nose pushing my elbow they settle down and go to...
Forum: Expandables, Hybrids, & Lightweights Discussion 08-05-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By pmaen
just came from a camp site that had a spigot...

just came from a camp site that had a spigot right along with the electricity, but it said non potable. People had this hooked up to their trailers with a filter at the spigot. My husband wanted to...
Forum: Expandables, Hybrids, & Lightweights Discussion 08-05-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By pmaen
Fresh Water/Non-potable

My DH says that if we hook up to a spigot at a park and it is non-potable water it will not go into the fresh water tank. Is this true? and if it is, wouldn't that bacteria still get into your...
Forum: Expandables, Hybrids, & Lightweights Discussion 08-05-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,282
Posted By pmaen
Thank you.. that is what I told my husband! ...

Thank you.. that is what I told my husband! Another score for DW!!
Forum: Expandables, Hybrids, & Lightweights Discussion 07-31-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,012
Posted By pmaen
it is condensation, not leaking, and I too have...

it is condensation, not leaking, and I too have the same problem. We are short people and not sure we could get the popup gizmos all the way to the top. Anyone else have this problem and what did...
Forum: Expandables, Hybrids, & Lightweights Discussion 07-31-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 691
Posted By pmaen
Thanks, hadn't thought of that either.. We are...

Thanks, hadn't thought of that either.. We are both short! It's even hard for me to lower and push the beds up.. Thanks for the info. let me know if you have found a way!
Forum: Expandables, Hybrids, & Lightweights Discussion 07-11-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By pmaen
1st long trip

We are planning our first long trip with the Forest River Shamrock 23IKSS. I would like to hear about your experiences where you had to travel and break camp every day. Is it safe to leave the rig...
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 07-11-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 880
Posted By pmaen
1st long trip with the dogs

We are planning our first long trip with the dogs this sept/oct. We will probably be gone 4 to 6 weeks. One of our dogs gets a little anxious on short trips, we are trying out a thunder shirt on a...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 07-11-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By pmaen
To app or not to app

We are planning our first long trip, Cali,north to Montana, to midwest, to south and back going south west,taking approx. 4 to 6 weeks. I am wondering if you all use trip planning apps, or if there...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-29-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,194
Posted By pmaen
LOL WKRP ... I thought turkeys could fly

LOL WKRP ... I thought turkeys could fly
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 06-20-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,054
Posted By pmaen
Storing with some in Black Tank

Hi, we are newbies! Just took our TT out for the first time for two days. Now we have to fly back to midwest for a reunion. My question, and I seem to get a lot of different responses... but since...
Forum: Expandables, Hybrids, & Lightweights Discussion 06-02-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 691
Posted By pmaen
Popup Qizmos

Has anyone used these on their hybrid beds to keep them cooler? (like space blankets)
Have a Shamrock 23IKSS and haven't even gotten to take it out yet, but I remember, as a kid having the dew drip...
Forum: Expandables, Hybrids, & Lightweights Discussion 05-27-2019, 12:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 309
Posted By pmaen
Owners Manual

Ok, this might be a stupid question, but did your TT come with an owners manual? I have one for the microwave, the faucet, the stove, the refrigerator, the T.V. , the fan, the toilet, and every...
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 05-25-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,496
Posted By pmaen
Thank you for posting! My dogs are used to steps...

Thank you for posting! My dogs are used to steps but we have a brand new TT and they don't want to go in. I will try this
Forum: Expandables, Hybrids, & Lightweights Discussion 05-25-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 342
Posted By pmaen
Organization Ideas, or Places??

is there a website, blog, something out there where I can find ideas on how to organize things, store things in my hybrid? I know there are tons of ideas that others have had on how to make keeping...
Forum: Expandables, Hybrids, & Lightweights Discussion 05-25-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,076
Posted By pmaen
we have a twin to the rockwood 23IKSS, a...

we have a twin to the rockwood 23IKSS, a Flagstaff shamrock 23IKSS. Just came in into position and haven't got the time to camp yet. How do the gizmos work? how to you keep them on. I have heard...
Forum: Expandables, Hybrids, & Lightweights Discussion 05-25-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,434
Posted By pmaen
Thanks! You are right. they will be where we...

Thanks! You are right. they will be where we are, that's all they want! They are older and probably won't pull the tie outs out of the ground. we just figure they would like to go between us, and...
Forum: Expandables, Hybrids, & Lightweights Discussion 05-25-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,282
Posted By pmaen
Newbie-23IKSS what do I need?

We just bought a Flagstaff Shamrock 23IKSS (same as a Roo 23IKSS) I am wondering what all we need with this? How long of a dump hose do I need? Do I really need a "white" hose for drinking water? I...
Forum: Expandables, Hybrids, & Lightweights Discussion 04-02-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,434
Posted By pmaen
I see us traveling from spot to spot every couple...

I see us traveling from spot to spot every couple of days, at least for a year or two, until we find a spot that we like.., so.. do I stake them out,( have found a retractable stake out that needs to...
Forum: New Member Check-In 03-17-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 235
Posted By pmaen
waiting un-patiently

We have ordered our trailer but it won't get here for another two to three weeks. I can't stand it! I just want to get my hands on it. Decide where things will go, look in all the nooks and...
Forum: Boondocking 03-17-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,531
Posted By pmaen
Does anyone remember the "Don't be a litterbug"...

Does anyone remember the "Don't be a litterbug" campaign back in the 60's? We need to bring that back!! it was aimed at kids, because then they bug their parents.. it worked!!
Forum: Expandables, Hybrids, & Lightweights Discussion 03-17-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,434
Posted By pmaen
Thanks! never hurts to be reminded to pick up!!

Thanks! never hurts to be reminded to pick up!!
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 03-17-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,995
Posted By pmaen
whew! thought we were the only ones!! We also...

whew! thought we were the only ones!! We also chose our trailer with the dogs in mind. Lots of space for them to lay on the floor and we can walk around them! We won't have our trailer for...
Forum: Expandables, Hybrids, & Lightweights Discussion 03-17-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,434
Posted By pmaen
Traveling with big dogs

Hello, just bought a Flaggstaff Shamrock. Take ownership sometime at end of March, early April. We ordered it. Questions, we have two labs that will be going with us. How does everyone carry food...
Forum: Expandables, Hybrids, & Lightweights Discussion 01-20-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,076
Posted By pmaen
we too are new! we also have two large dogs. we...

we too are new! we also have two large dogs. we chose the forest river flagstaff 23IKSS. floor space to walk around the dogs, lots of prep space. If you have a lot of random hail, I would imagine...
Forum: Expandables, Hybrids, & Lightweights Discussion 01-19-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,076
Posted By pmaen
roo's and flagstaff

anyone here have a Rockwood Roo or flagstaff. I see Jayco and others. We are almost ready to pull the trigger on one of these, but not sure if we go for prep space or length. Sounds strange,...
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