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Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 11-07-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 483
Posted By justlou
Amazon Prime Discount

If you receive the VA News, there was an offer for a $40.00 discount on your Annual Prime Membership for Veterans day. Offer is good through Nov. 11th. The verification site doesn't work, so you'll...
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 04-09-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 934
Posted By justlou
nyparrothead is correct. We went into Canada...

nyparrothead is correct. We went into Canada with our bird without problem. Coming back into the US wasn't so easy. Spent almost an entire day stopped at the border trying to get reentry.
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 01-23-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,047
Posted By justlou
Originally Posted by justlou View Post ...

Originally Posted by justlou View Post
Squirrels and other critters that come inside the boundary, do so at their own risk.
hohenwald48
Does that same "at their own risk" apply to any children...
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 01-21-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,047
Posted By justlou
The underground fence at our sticks & bricks...

The underground fence at our sticks & bricks house works very well once our dog was trained. Squirrels and other critters that come inside the boundary, do so at their own risk. The one thing I...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 01-06-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 601
Posted By justlou
Depending on the suburb. I live is the Northern...

Depending on the suburb. I live is the Northern Illinois area and use the newer VA clinic in Rockford. If I need the services of the hospital I go to the VA Hospital in Madison WI. If you are not...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 11-22-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,032
Posted By justlou
Just because you subscribe to a AARP or other...

Just because you subscribe to a AARP or other Medicare supplement insurance plan does not mean you give up your VA coverage. I have both and can use the VA system without restriction.
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 08-31-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,445
Posted By justlou
Our vet. recommended liquid Baby Benadryl to calm...

Our vet. recommended liquid Baby Benadryl to calm him down. Worked great. Went from foaming at the mouth to riding on the dashboard watching the world go by. Two doses was all it took.
Forum: Cummins Engines 07-22-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,799
Posted By justlou
I know your coach is a Newmar and mine is a...

I know your coach is a Newmar and mine is a Monaco, but this is my discovery on the one fuel filter issue. I was told I only had one fuel filter/water separator also. Stopped at Speedco for oil and...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 06-09-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,100
Posted By justlou
Ronald Reagan said it best. "I'm from the...

Ronald Reagan said it best. "I'm from the government, and I'm here to help!"
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 03-17-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,697
Posted By justlou
A new product called Catspot is 100 natural...

A new product called Catspot is 100 natural Coconut. Claims to be lightweight and dust free. Thinking about giving it a try to cut down on the dust caused by clay litters. I don't think any litter...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 11-26-2017, 09:52 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 68,073
Posted By justlou
Starting Vietnam pre-deployment leave. A time in...

Starting Vietnam pre-deployment leave. A time in my life I doubt I will ever forget. Still think about it almost every day.
Forum: Cummins Engines 10-03-2017, 09:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,189
Posted By justlou
It depends on the type of failure, miles on...

It depends on the type of failure, miles on original engine, and if you plan on keeping the coach. What year are we talking about. what failed? IMO a factory rebuilt would be preferable over a...
Forum: Cummins Engines 08-07-2017, 09:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,626
Posted By justlou
When you say $500 for parts alone, what did you...

When you say $500 for parts alone, what did you get for $500? I pay less than $300 for oil & filter change. That includes both fuel filters, oil filter and 28 qts. of oil.
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 06-01-2017, 07:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,910
Posted By justlou
j2jake posted "Looks like a M113 chassis" The...

j2jake posted "Looks like a M113 chassis" The M113 was front drive and had 5 road wheels. Not sure what this is but it sure is unique.
Forum: Roadmaster Motorhome Chassis Forum 05-31-2017, 08:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,193
Posted By justlou
They always sample my coolant from the tank. May...

They always sample my coolant from the tank. May not be the perfect location, but getting to the petcock is a pain in the rear. Also, check the expiration date on your test strips. They do go out of...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-30-2017, 05:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,315
Posted By justlou
Couldn't find anything older than 2001 but...

Couldn't find anything older than 2001 but according to the 2001 Windsor Manual Pg. 279-281 The steering/fan pump uses Dexron3 Automatic Transmission fluid. There is also a 25 micron filter located...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 02-08-2017, 10:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 654
Posted By justlou
When we compared (2006) Phaeton (360 ISC) vs...

When we compared (2006) Phaeton (360 ISC) vs Diplomat (400 ISL) there was a noticeable performance improvement with the 400 ISL. I'm sure the 360 ISC is capable in most situations, but the Phaeton...
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 12-11-2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 773
Views: 230,396
Posted By justlou
Our Wheaten Terrier, Laney crossed the Rainbow...

Our Wheaten Terrier, Laney crossed the Rainbow Bridge Thursday evening 12/8/2016. She contracted IMHA four months ago and has been fighting bravely ever since. IMHA is a terrible disease that no...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 10-13-2016, 10:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,074
Posted By justlou
I was in the Army National Guard for 4 years and...

I was in the Army National Guard for 4 years and didn't qualify for benefits because my time on active duty for training was less than the required time to qualify. Then LBJ got the big idea to...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 06-17-2016, 03:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,453
Posted By justlou
First get signed up for VA benefits, you can do...

First get signed up for VA benefits, you can do this online at www.ebenefits.va.gov. Don't wait for a disability claim approval to get hearing aids. They are two different processes with completely...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 04-24-2016, 08:42 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,070
Posted By justlou
I have never been denied the 10% discount at any...

I have never been denied the 10% discount at any Lowe's using my VA card. This is the Lowe's Veterans policy directly from their web site.

Lowe's established the 10% Military Discount to support...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 02-23-2016, 09:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,977
Posted By justlou
They ordered my Hearing Aids the same day as the...

They ordered my Hearing Aids the same day as the hearing test. Went back in two weeks for fitting and programming. Only required one follow up visit for fine tuning.
Forum: Roadmaster Motorhome Chassis Forum 11-23-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,751
Posted By justlou
The Vacationer hitch is rated at 4000# with a...

The Vacationer hitch is rated at 4000# with a 400# tongue weight. As stated above there are probably many factors that control these weights. That 400# weight is set with the hitch ball being 8" from...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-20-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,509
Posted By justlou
The under sink filter would not prevent the pump...

The under sink filter would not prevent the pump from drawing antifreeze. It would probably not drain and freeze and crack if cold enough. Make sure the water pump shut off valve between the pump...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-20-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,509
Posted By justlou
Sounds like you lost the pump prime. If you open...

Sounds like you lost the pump prime. If you open the low point drains and all the faucets the water lines should drain. To blow out the lines my water fill lever must be in the city water position....
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-17-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 661
Posted By justlou
It is primarily for the engine block heater. Were...

It is primarily for the engine block heater. Were you plugged into shore power? Should be hot when on shore/generator power.
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 10-16-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,670
Posted By justlou
The way gas prices go they could be $4.00 per...

The way gas prices go they could be $4.00 per gallon by next week. Doesn't seem logical they would use something that fluctuates so drastically as a COLA indicator. I guess they don't shop for...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-09-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 756
Posted By justlou
1/2 gallon water, 5-6 drops of Dawn dish washing...

1/2 gallon water, 5-6 drops of Dawn dish washing liquid and 1/2 cup vinegar. No streaks, no smears, no cloudiness. Use a squeegee for best results. Works great on any glass or mirror.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 09-21-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 578
Posted By justlou
On my 2006 Diplomat, which I believe is the same...

On my 2006 Diplomat, which I believe is the same as the HR Endeavor. The filter behind the AC grill is a combination unit (filter/water separator)and the second filter is located high up under the...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 05-08-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,091
Posted By justlou
There are so many veterans organization that are...

There are so many veterans organization that are successful with helping vets with claims, I can't image paying an attorney to do what they will do for little or no charge.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 04-13-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,036
Posted By justlou
The GFCI in the bathroom on my coach was tripping...

The GFCI in the bathroom on my coach was tripping and it fell apart when I removed it. They used the push in connectors and it looked like it had been arching and the case was cracked. When I...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 03-30-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,091
Posted By justlou
jrwitt - I applied for VA disability which would...

jrwitt - I applied for VA disability which would include eligibility for health care.

Disability and Health Care are two separate issues and are not tied together anymore. If you are a veteran and...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 03-19-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,091
Posted By justlou
Good move. I never did understand why your net...

Good move. I never did understand why your net worth made you any less a Veteran. Now, if they would drop the annual visit requirement, they would free up a lot of appointment time for those that...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 02-16-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,870
Posted By justlou
Monaco sent me the spec. sheets for all colors on...

Monaco sent me the spec. sheets for all colors on the coach. The paint supplier wanted a panel from the coach to verify the colors. The cover on the rear of the refrigerator had all four colors, and...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 02-13-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,743
Posted By justlou
Do you have the second furnace under the...

Do you have the second furnace under the refrigerator? If you do remove the access door and check the water feed to the Ice Maker. Mine comes through the floor there and there is a shut off valve...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 02-12-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,743
Posted By justlou
No leaks yet, but to prepare for future needs, I...

No leaks yet, but to prepare for future needs, I have looked in that access port. Not much room but if you have a lot of patience and are used to working upside down you should be able to remove the...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 02-12-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,659
Posted By justlou
Our 2006 Diplomat is a DST floorplan, and there...

Our 2006 Diplomat is a DST floorplan, and there is another access point in the closet floor just ahead of the bathroom hatch that will allow access further forward on the engine. It is not easy to...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-13-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,403
Posted By justlou
My OP gauge got erratic and after cleaning the...

My OP gauge got erratic and after cleaning the connection on the sending unit it stabilized. Also, check you ground line on the gauges. I have heard of more than one grounding issue on Monaco...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 09-21-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,454
Posted By justlou
If you have a Magnum Energy Inverter/Charger,...

If you have a Magnum Energy Inverter/Charger, call their Tech Support Group 425 353-8833. They are very helpful and have helped me through several problem over the phone. If it can be resolved...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 08-27-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 643
Posted By justlou
Never had to show my DD214 for discounts. My VA...

Never had to show my DD214 for discounts. My VA ID card has always been enough.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-09-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 683
Posted By justlou
I know there is a big age difference between your...

I know there is a big age difference between your 2013 Ambassador and my 2006 Diplomat, but I have found that some things don't change much over time. The fuses for my 7 pin towing connector are in...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 05-28-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,345
Posted By justlou
I called Monaco Tech Support and they sent me a...

I called Monaco Tech Support and they sent me a formulation sheet for each color on my coach. I took those sheets to an auto paint supplier along with the access door from the refrigerator (it had...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-31-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,495
Posted By justlou
I switched to 28 inch blades because they were...

I switched to 28 inch blades because they were available almost everywhere, and they cost a fraction of the 31 inch blades. The coverage lost is at the outside edges and the area I look through is...
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 02-27-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,717
Posted By justlou
We traveled with our two cats for years. It...

We traveled with our two cats for years. It takes a little time but they will adjust. Started out with short trips and worked up. Our male was the most difficult and our vet told us to give him ...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 02-17-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,090
Posted By justlou
We spend the winters in Arizona as well and had...

We spend the winters in Arizona as well and had the same problem. I had a local window sun shade dealer make a screen in two pieces. The top section that slides into the slot is about two feet long...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 12-10-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,037
Posted By justlou
To release the airline from a NITRA push to...

To release the airline from a NITRA push to connect fitting, hold the end ring down towards the fitting body and pull on the plastic air line. If you let the airline pull the ring out it will...
Forum: Cummins Engines 11-27-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,231
Posted By justlou
Getting the serial number can be a real PITA, but...

Getting the serial number can be a real PITA, but YC1 has it correct. Or you can just call Monaco. Once you get the serial number go to the Cummins web site and you can get a data sheet for your...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-19-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By justlou
The manual (page 94) on the Monaco web site says...

The manual (page 94) on the Monaco web site says it operates on 120VAC.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 01-20-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,957
Posted By justlou
The ICX Transmitter is wired into the toad brake...

The ICX Transmitter is wired into the toad brake light circuit and connects to the Even Brake unit via a cable. When the Even Brake is activated the ICX transmitter sends a signal to the Monitor in...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 01-18-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,957
Posted By justlou
Did you get all of the accessories? Besides the...

Did you get all of the accessories? Besides the brake unit that goes on the floor of the vehicle there should be a ICX Transmitter that mounts under the dash and wires into the brake light circuit....
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