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Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-13-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 10,814
Posted By HDGoose
You are correct. I do not see how to delete my...

You are correct. I do not see how to delete my post that are off the original subject.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-13-2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 10,814
Posted By HDGoose
Actually, tickets will usually be dropped if the...

Actually, tickets will usually be dropped if the LEO is not trained on the equipment, the equipment was not properly serviced, records are not available to prove maintenance. I have had ticket...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-13-2019, 06:46 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 10,814
Posted By HDGoose
When I was very active with motorcycle rights...

When I was very active with motorcycle rights organizations and researching legal processes, I read the federal road regulations. Unless they have been updated since 1998, the roads were designed...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-10-2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 10,814
Posted By HDGoose
My wife and I do separate walk arounds. And if...

My wife and I do separate walk arounds. And if she or I suspect that one of us did not, then we do it again. A walk around takes under 3 minutes for us. But we go camping usually once a month, and...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-10-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 10,814
Posted By HDGoose
Some of us know how laws are made. So I show laws...

Some of us know how laws are made. So I show laws and LEO the amount respect deserved. LEOs serve the government, not the people.
Forum: Forum 101 | Announcements | Member Forum Concerns 10-06-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,035
Posted By HDGoose
Advertising will always pay more than paid...

Advertising will always pay more than paid subscriptions will. The folks hosting this board do so for profit. The more members, more advertising revenue. Paid subscription do not really mean much for...
Forum: Class B Motorhome Discussions 09-30-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 629
Posted By HDGoose
I have blowout damage that if cosmetic. Repaired...

I have blowout damage that if cosmetic. Repaired the insulation and such and all is well. No wiresnor plumbing in the tire well area.



They probably would bar me.



But I guarantee my...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-30-2019, 04:20 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,054
Posted By HDGoose
1100 miles on the interstate in one day is doable...

1100 miles on the interstate in one day is doable easily if traffic and weather cooperate. Especially with a bus RV.
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 09-28-2019, 06:17 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,227
Posted By HDGoose
Apparently there are many legal opinions out...

Apparently there are many legal opinions out there in this subject.
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 09-28-2019, 06:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,227
Posted By HDGoose
And here this dumb Jarhead was just thinking this...

And here this dumb Jarhead was just thinking this was merely conversation. No BP rise here. But I would not fit into the PC Corps of today. I took a couple of butter bars to the supply shed for a...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 09-28-2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,227
Posted By HDGoose
"Retirees" who have not yet achieved 30 years...

"Retirees" who have not yet achieved 30 years total time are in the Fleet Reserve, or what ever that component calls it. After 30 total years, one moves to the retired list.



The individual...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 09-27-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,227
Posted By HDGoose
Something to consider - ...

Something to consider -
https://lawandcrime.com/opinion/scotus-considers-case-that-could-allow-veterans-to-be-court-martialed-for-speaking-against-trump/
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-26-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,573
Posted By HDGoose
I see that scenario playing out all over the USA....

I see that scenario playing out all over the USA. It's called "gentrification".
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 09-26-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,663
Posted By HDGoose
Well now. Is the op still here? Or did they leave...

Well now. Is the op still here? Or did they leave in a huff?
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 09-26-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,663
Posted By HDGoose
I suppose that's better the repeating Exactly...

I suppose that's better the repeating Exactly what the last post said, adding nothing new.





Lol
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 09-26-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,663
Posted By HDGoose
Yup.

Yup.
Forum: New Member Check-In 09-13-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 112
Posted By HDGoose
have fun. Lots to learn. First thing I learned in...

have fun. Lots to learn. First thing I learned in the RV world is that there are common and usual things, but 'standard' is not a thing. The builds can vary based on the apparent whims of the...
Forum: Jayco Owner's Forum 08-23-2019, 06:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 702
Posted By HDGoose
Just because you haven't been caught, doesn't...

Just because you haven't been caught, doesn't mean you are not in violation of the law.



I do what I feel is right. The only time someone will know I am carrying is when there is a need to...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-23-2019, 06:01 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 14,268
Posted By HDGoose
I do a walk around, my wife does a walk around,...

I do a walk around, my wife does a walk around, and I'll usually do one more when I get in the truck to leave.



We have a check list for setup and take down.Cause I'm stupid.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-22-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 32,683
Posted By HDGoose
Lol Well now. Lol

Lol Well now. Lol
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-12-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 486
Posted By HDGoose
I think questions like this require a lawyer...

I think questions like this require a lawyer consult.
Forum: Full-Timers 08-12-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,492
Posted By HDGoose
According to Facebook, or the internet, you...

According to Facebook, or the internet, you should not do anything
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-12-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 11,745
Posted By HDGoose
Until I return it to the owner.

Until I return it to the owner.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-12-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 10,249
Posted By HDGoose
Yes, the government only wants to protect you. ...

Yes, the government only wants to protect you.


I surprised some of y'all still have bathtubs.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 08-11-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,451
Posted By HDGoose
On my diesel rig pulling the 33ft 5th wheel, I...

On my diesel rig pulling the 33ft 5th wheel, I refuel at about 1/4 tank. I have had to either wait to get to a pump, or I have driven to another station. I have an RV GPS and have used Google maps...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 08-11-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,451
Posted By HDGoose
On my diesel rig pulling the 33ft 5th wheel, I...

On my diesel rig pulling the 33ft 5th wheel, I refuel at about 1/4 tank. I have had to either wait to get to a pump, or I have driven to another station. I have an RV GPS and have used Google maps...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 08-11-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,451
Posted By HDGoose
Perhaps some folks are out of shape and not able...

Perhaps some folks are out of shape and not able to walk. But my wife has a disability and walking is limited on some days. I am glad you do not have any ailments to stop you from walking.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-10-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,068
Posted By HDGoose
Shades of Dune?

Shades of Dune?
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 08-10-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,465
Posted By HDGoose
I thought the Expedition also came one a 250/2500...

I thought the Expedition also came one a 250/2500 chassis.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-10-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 10,249
Posted By HDGoose
Calling folks names is arrogant on your part. ...

Calling folks names is arrogant on your part.



Comparing racecar custom fitted safety equipment to street vehicles that accommodate adults of varying sizes is not logical. Many short people...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 08-07-2019, 04:20 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,538
Posted By HDGoose
I bought my Pullrite auto slider after a bit of...

I bought my Pullrite auto slider after a bit of research. This my first RV camper, and my first 5th wheel. I wanted the maximum versatility and ease. I also thought my wife would drive this rig, but...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 08-06-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 20,753
Posted By HDGoose
The business will be registered with the state....

The business will be registered with the state. You should be able to find the owner from the state websites.



A lawyer will quicken things for you. But if you bought as "new" and the...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 08-06-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 853
Posted By HDGoose
With the lack of standards in the RV world, even...

With the lack of standards in the RV world, even within the same models, I'm not surprised some folks had issues. I've also seen what some folks do with tools.



I now have the proper steps in...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 08-05-2019, 05:57 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,538
Posted By HDGoose
Must be within 10 degrees to hitch or in hitch,...

Must be within 10 degrees to hitch or in hitch, left or right. Not had any difficulty with slopes up, down, left or right.



Having to be straight is probably the only down side. But I have...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 08-04-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,589
Posted By HDGoose
I did the math 4 years ago. If I bought a car, it...

I did the math 4 years ago. If I bought a car, it would take 4 years to see a return on investment by my calculations.



So if the only goal is mileage reduction, ok. If it a to be a financial...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 08-02-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 853
Posted By HDGoose
Why?

Why?
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 08-02-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 853
Posted By HDGoose
Why?

Why?
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 08-01-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 853
Posted By HDGoose
Well, I'll stick to etrailer for the cheap stuff...

Well, I'll stick to etrailer for the cheap stuff for my various trailers. But they lost this 300-400 sale.



I called them today, and they said that they match prices. But they wanted me to...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 07-31-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 853
Posted By HDGoose
Lippert SolidStep availability and parts

I recently ordered the Lippert SolidStep from a internet trailer parts vender, and it was the wrong size. Apparently Lippert changed their sizing with a version upgrade, so not totally their fault. ...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 07-29-2019, 03:49 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,589
Posted By HDGoose
What motor is in your Ram 1500 now?

What motor is in your Ram 1500 now?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-25-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 954
Posted By HDGoose
I am not smart, but I know alot. Many folks here...

I am not smart, but I know alot. Many folks here have experience I do not when it come to RVs and towing. I have learned many thing from this site, and others, that has saved us much money. And save...
Forum: Full-Timers 07-25-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,492
Posted By HDGoose
Some people like full time RV. For me, what I...

Some people like full time RV. For me, what I have learned is that RVs require more maintenance than a house does. And for too many old age ailments, RV are too difficult for us to manage.


...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 07-23-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,853
Posted By HDGoose
What speeds are you running while experiencing...

What speeds are you running while experiencing this?



It's a truck not a racer.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 07-23-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,087
Posted By HDGoose
This enthusiast are also the folks most likely to...

This enthusiast are also the folks most likely to own many vehicles. If folks need one vehicle for do many tasks, the internal combustion is still King.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 07-23-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,087
Posted By HDGoose
When I can travel 300-400 miles, refuel and...

When I can travel 300-400 miles, refuel and resume travel in 15 minutes, and travel for another 300-400 miles, I'll consider it. I'll be dead before internal combustion is outlawed.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 07-23-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,213
Posted By HDGoose
Think time share for RV. Ask them for...

Think time share for RV.



Ask them for the contracts for your lawyer to review and watch them sputter.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 07-23-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,666
Posted By HDGoose
mQUOTE=jmlnarik;4877845]Thanks for the input...

mQUOTE=jmlnarik;4877845]Thanks for the input everyone. Here are some answers to everyone's questions:

- Truck is rated to tow up to 15,600 lbs (6.7L, Turbo Diesel Auto)
- Always in tow haul mode...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-16-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,016
Posted By HDGoose
You do realize that only England and Ireland are...

You do realize that only England and Ireland are right hand drive, the rest of the EU is left hand drive. Germany if left hand drive.



And the RV are smaller there. Space is a premium, unlike...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 07-16-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,446
Posted By HDGoose
So sad to hear about the perception of RV...

So sad to hear about the perception of RV dealerships
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-12-2019, 01:08 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 19,956
Posted By HDGoose
Some days I hitch my 5ver backing up once, others...

Some days I hitch my 5ver backing up once, others not so easily.



I've had to back down a serpantine and looked like a pro. Other times backing in a simple right hander was something to watch....
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