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Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 01-13-2009, 07:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,354
Posted By jfb
It opened over the weekend as did the three...

It opened over the weekend as did the three Cascade passes. Lots of flooding problems in the region, but mostly over with. LOTS of problems remain...!!!!
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-13-2009, 06:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,703
Posted By jfb
Why not leave it home?

Why not leave it home?
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-27-2008, 08:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,217
Posted By jfb
Could be that the furnace has been running,...

Could be that the furnace has been running, hogging the converter output. I've noticed that the bathroom fan noticably speeds up when the furnace shuts down and conversely.....
Forum: Just Conversation 12-19-2008, 07:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 994
Posted By jfb
Motor sport endorsements, etc. are probably a...

Motor sport endorsements, etc. are probably a drop in the bucket and are undoubltably on the chopping block.

What they are really after are those obscene corporate jets! And SUV's and big...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-19-2008, 07:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,999
Posted By jfb
I coiled my 50amp this morning when the temp. was...

I coiled my 50amp this morning when the temp. was 25 degrees. Thought it was little different than when the temp. was higher. Aren't those cables woven rather than solid?

Now the water hose was a...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 11-24-2008, 07:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,063
Posted By jfb
We did in a 35', preplumbed and prewired. What's...

We did in a 35', preplumbed and prewired. What's the issue?
Forum: Gulf Stream Owner's Forum 11-24-2008, 07:41 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 14,942
Posted By jfb
Our first MH, Class C, was a 1987 Conquest by ...

Our first MH, Class C, was a 1987 Conquest by
GS on an E350 chassis. Frame was extended and springs built up, rode like I would imagine an old prairie schooner. Took it in at 364 days with more...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 11-20-2008, 08:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,611
Posted By jfb
what is your antenna system?

what is your antenna system?
Forum: Excel Owner's Forum 11-18-2008, 07:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,734
Posted By jfb
My Bowsain (sp?) Mate DI showed us how to stow...

My Bowsain (sp?) Mate DI showed us how to stow lines on the old USS Neversail in San Diego Naval Training Station in 1952. Works great on 50A to this day!!
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-05-2008, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 968
Posted By jfb
Most of us tow a small or mid-sized 4X4 with a...

Most of us tow a small or mid-sized 4X4 with a transfer case that will shift to "neutrel" (sp?) to allow towing "four down". Then, you have to get a tow bar at around $1,000 (Roadmaster, Blue Ox,...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-01-2008, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 968
Posted By jfb
It would help if you told us what you are towing...

It would help if you told us what you are towing with. Most gasser class A's can tow up to 5,000#; a DP can tow much more. All of us have our preferences...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-19-2008, 08:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 952
Posted By jfb
My Workhorse chassis battery is independent of...

My Workhorse chassis battery is independent of the converter house battery charging system. A new chassis battery would hold up for only a few weeks due to parasitic drainage from chassis systems....
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-19-2008, 08:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,159
Posted By jfb
We've had two class A's that have battery...

We've had two class A's that have battery disconnects by the step. Off or on, the converter has powered 12v requirements....
Forum: Just Conversation 10-19-2008, 08:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,135
Posted By jfb
I really don't think China is going to cut off...

I really don't think China is going to cut off WalMart, Penny, Target etc, etc,. The container ships from Asia are still coming into Seattle, Tacoma and I am sure into ports in CA and the east...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 10-18-2008, 07:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,557
Posted By jfb
What is "HHR"?

What is "HHR"?
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 10-16-2008, 07:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,519
Posted By jfb
Join Good Sam and get their annual 1,500 page...

Join Good Sam and get their annual 1,500 page catalog on rated CG's.

Woodalls is also good.

There's a LOT of good prospects out there. Don't get discouraged!!
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 10-16-2008, 07:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,349
Posted By jfb
K Man, how does the BB fit in there???

K Man, how does the BB fit in there???
Forum: Just Conversation 10-16-2008, 06:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 577
Posted By jfb
I grew up on Country/Western. They lost me about...

I grew up on Country/Western. They lost me about 20 years ago. IMHO, current "country" is sophmoric rock and roll with no heart...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 10-10-2008, 07:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,615
Posted By jfb
Bill Adams, looked at you home page URL. I'm...

Bill Adams, looked at you home page URL. I'm impressed and assume you don't have many call-backs regarding the unit flying off the roof...!!!
Forum: Full-Timers 10-08-2008, 08:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,141
Posted By jfb
It's spelled Sequim, pronounced "skwim". Recently...

It's spelled Sequim, pronounced "skwim". Recently saw that it was in the "top ten" places to retire. Can attest to that! Under 16" of rain, good temps but a lot of "gray days". Good "big boxes",...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 10-08-2008, 08:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 775
Posted By jfb
Years ago, we used to enjoy Sam's Town. Got to it...

Years ago, we used to enjoy Sam's Town. Got to it from the South on US 95 from Boulder City. Another one was on I15 coming into LV from the West. Both are/were away from the Strip but not too far. We...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 10-08-2008, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,103
Posted By jfb
Early on, we had a tow dolly because we had a...

Early on, we had a tow dolly because we had a front wheel drive that couldn't be flat towed. Combined weight was 3,750#. exceded my 3,500# hitch and Ford's 1,500# unassisted breaking warranty. A near...
Forum: Just Conversation 10-08-2008, 08:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 964
Posted By jfb
In my day, it was Li'l Abner and Pogo and maybe...

In my day, it was Li'l Abner and Pogo and maybe Dick Tracy with his wrist radio... And when country-western music could be listened to
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-08-2008, 08:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,096
Posted By jfb
Really, does the price of fuel, diesel or gas,...

Really, does the price of fuel, diesel or gas, make any difference "while traveling"? My problem is whether I'm even going to start the trip.....
Forum: New Member Check-In 10-08-2008, 08:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 676
Posted By jfb
Leaving this early in October, I wouldn't worry...

Leaving this early in October, I wouldn't worry about anything except leaving the furnace on at night if frezing is expected...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-04-2008, 08:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,237
Posted By jfb
We have a Kingdome with the hard-wired remote and...

We have a Kingdome with the hard-wired remote and DirecTV. In WA, we experience rain/weather fade fairly often. We have found that the fade is not universal to all channels, only the one we want to...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 10-04-2008, 08:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,354
Posted By jfb
When we traded the '96 Cherokee, we got an '02...

When we traded the '96 Cherokee, we got an '02 Jeep Grand Cherokee Larado, 4.0 L 6 cyl with the SelectTrac Auto Transmission, Manual Transfer case. It came with the Roadmaster frame attachment...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-29-2008, 07:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,354
Posted By jfb
We had a 1996 Cherokee 4.0 liter which I...

We had a 1996 Cherokee 4.0 liter which I understand was "the best". We towed it about 30,000 miles with 126,000 total miles on the odometer with no problems. Had the manual transfer case, part time...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-26-2008, 07:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 695
Posted By jfb
Haven't been to Bend for several years, but used...

Haven't been to Bend for several years, but used to stay at Crown Villa. I have heard that it was being developed into condos and town houses????
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-23-2008, 07:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 825
Posted By jfb
Would you you share the MSRP's with us? thanks in...

Would you you share the MSRP's with us? thanks in advance...
Forum: Excel Owner's Forum 09-17-2008, 07:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,441
Posted By jfb
First year with our 2005 (bought in Sept 2004) we...

First year with our 2005 (bought in Sept 2004) we had a commercial outfit come in and shampoo our carpet for $99.99. Then we purchased a "good" unit (Bissel?) for about $150 and have cleaned the...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-15-2008, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 877
Posted By jfb
Sounds like the the state is using their own blue...

Sounds like the the state is using their own blue book, NADA, etc vehicle pricing system for determining the taxing base value??
Good luck in getting the "value" changed!

WA used to to tax ALL...
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 09-08-2008, 08:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,348
Posted By jfb
Good one I saw the other day, paraphrased,...

Good one I saw the other day, paraphrased, "telepathy vs the turn signal"...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 09-08-2008, 07:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,116
Posted By jfb
The road from Montesano (SR107) to US101 is good...

The road from Montesano (SR107) to US101 is good but US101 from that intersection to Raymond is BAD!! US101 from Raymond to SR4 and on to Naselle and on SR401 to the Astoria Bridge is good... For...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 09-08-2008, 07:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,415
Posted By jfb
We use GPS on our Verizon cell phone. She can be...

We use GPS on our Verizon cell phone. She can be annowing, but, most of the time, accurate and helpful...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 08-31-2008, 08:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,112
Posted By jfb
That's a good web site to find out about ferry...

That's a good web site to find out about ferry schedules and costs. Haven't taken our MH and toad across a ferry for several years but last time it was about $75-$80 for combined length of 53 feet...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 08-07-2008, 07:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 904
Posted By jfb
Being somewhat familiar with the region. ie...

Being somewhat familiar with the region. ie Seattle area, Puget Sound and the North Olympic Peninsula, I am kind of puzzled as to what arrangements/connections you trying to make. Seattle and the...
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 08-03-2008, 08:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 775
Posted By jfb
It would be be my suggestion to dedicate an hour...

It would be be my suggestion to dedicate an hour a day to walking Bailey. Go to a tack shop and buy a good riding crop and use it on any mutt that interferes with this walk with Bailey. And by the...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 07-23-2008, 07:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,252
Posted By jfb
My inlaws did it with their new 1968 Buick...

My inlaws did it with their new 1968 Buick Wildcat from Vancouver to Montreal.....
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-11-2008, 08:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,257
Posted By jfb
Coach Net twice. First time the dog sitter locked...

Coach Net twice. First time the dog sitter locked himself out--We had given him only the dead bolt key and he accidently locked the other one. Coach Net sent the lock smith but wouldn't pay because...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 05-28-2008, 06:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,118
Posted By jfb
Great possibility that the frame could be bent....

Great possibility that the frame could be bent. It would seem unlikely that it could be straightened to the point that the slides would work properly or that the coach would go down the road...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 05-26-2008, 06:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,452
Posted By jfb
Follow-up on air bag problem. Determined that the...

Follow-up on air bag problem. Determined that the check valve that prevents air bag air loss in a system failure was corroded and inoperative. Bypassed the valve as a temporary fix. Thanks for your...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 05-24-2008, 09:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,452
Posted By jfb
Our neighbor has a 2001 Monaco Windsor. Can't...

Our neighbor has a 2001 Monaco Windsor. Can't "air up" front air bags with either on board compressor or external air. Any diagnostics and/or solutions out there?
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 05-24-2008, 09:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,452
Posted By jfb
Our neighbor has a 2001 Monaco Windsor. Can't...

Our neighbor has a 2001 Monaco Windsor. Can't "air up" front air bags with either on board compressor or external air. Any diagnostics and/or solutions out there?
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 05-23-2008, 06:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 742
Posted By jfb
We have the Kingdome Auto Scan (entry level)with...

We have the Kingdome Auto Scan (entry level)with a hard-wired remote.Its manual gives elevation maps for DirectTV 101, Dish/DirecTV 110 and Dish/DirecTV 119. We switched from Dish to DirecTV with no...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-19-2008, 07:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,423
Posted By jfb
There is/are a variety of trip planning services...

There is/are a variety of trip planning services available on line: Rand McNalley, Yahoo, etc. Our GPS is VERIZON on our cell phone, annoyingly persistant but on the mark!
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 05-17-2008, 08:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,125
Posted By jfb
Try Degenerative Myelopathy, striking a lot of...

Try Degenerative Myelopathy, striking a lot of German Shepards and some other big dogs. Thought our 14 YO toy poodle had a variation, but very rare in them. Vet has not given us an opinion but has...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 05-16-2008, 08:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,020
Posted By jfb
I'm surprised that your coach didn't come...

I'm surprised that your coach didn't come prewired for satellite. Our 2004 Itasca has satellite input alongside the park cable input, terminating in the comparment in the overhead in front of the...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-16-2008, 07:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 913
Posted By jfb
Been there, Done that!!!

Been there, Done that!!!
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 05-13-2008, 08:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,507
Posted By jfb
Overhead clearance will probably be the least of...

Overhead clearance will probably be the least of you problems as you enter the world of RVing. Having said that, you should avoid MacDonald's, etc drive-throughs and Seattle's Lake Washington Blvd...
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