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Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems Yesterday, 10:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 798
Posted By bldrbob
I keep my keys in my pocket so I never have to go...

I keep my keys in my pocket so I never have to go too far to get them.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion Yesterday, 10:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 225
Posted By bldrbob
Is it possible there is a second plug somewhere...

Is it possible there is a second plug somewhere that you have not found?
Forum: Just Conversation 02-17-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 266
Posted By bldrbob
Mice and fire love straw bales.Don't think I want...

Mice and fire love straw bales.Don't think I want to attract either.
Forum: Just Conversation 02-17-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 500
Posted By bldrbob
Good if skipping toll. Just turn off plate.

Good if skipping toll. Just turn off plate.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 02-17-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 618
Posted By bldrbob
The difference between exterior and marine grade...

The difference between exterior and marine grade plywood is the layers. Marine has all layers solid while exterior nay have small gaps in the layers which would not be good in a boat but will not...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 02-13-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,968
Posted By bldrbob
As winemaker said I like to dump right after...

As winemaker said I like to dump right after driving so everything is stirred up if possible. If the tank is too full I will dump and add some water and dish soap to dump next time.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-12-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 941
Posted By bldrbob
The mistake many make is running electric space...

The mistake many make is running electric space heaters instead of the furnace.Most furnaces have a vent to warm the tanks.Using a space heater tells the furnace everything is fine so the tanks don't...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-09-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 696
Posted By bldrbob
Can you look under and see if there is a nut or...

Can you look under and see if there is a nut or something holding it?It has to have something holding it.I just googled gooseneck hitch and they all seem to be mounted to a plate that is bolted in...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-09-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By bldrbob
A simple sure solution is to unplug,run genny and...

A simple sure solution is to unplug,run genny and replug.The auto transfer should work but unplugging definatly will work.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-09-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 696
Posted By bldrbob
When you say melted do you mean welded?

When you say melted do you mean welded?
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-09-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 330
Posted By bldrbob
I would use bottled waater till I could be where...

I would use bottled waater till I could be where I could hook up to water.If you have antifreeze in the lines the first few glasses of water will not taste too good.You will want to flush the lines.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-09-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 451
Posted By bldrbob
I got a pvc reducer fitting that one end is small...

I got a pvc reducer fitting that one end is small enough to fit the holder and the other is large for the cup .I think it is a 3x2 reducing coupling.You could even cut a notch for the handle.I use...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 02-07-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 469
Posted By bldrbob
I went to freightliner with my vin number and...

I went to freightliner with my vin number and they handed me the parts I needed.They alsu handed me a bill.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-07-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,024
Posted By bldrbob
I am short so my seat doesn't interfere with the...

I am short so my seat doesn't interfere with the slide unless I move it after parking.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-07-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 236
Posted By bldrbob
If it has a stub which I doubt the shower would...

If it has a stub which I doubt the shower would have to be filled above the height of the stub.Do you have a couple feet of water in the shower? ...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 02-07-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 732
Posted By bldrbob
Longer ramps will give you less angle.Maybe two...

Longer ramps will give you less angle.Maybe two ramps with some sort of connection and support at the joint.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-07-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 229
Posted By bldrbob
Our Tradewinds it went out the bedroom emergency...

Our Tradewinds it went out the bedroom emergency exit window.Had to remove the bedroom sliding door.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-05-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 14,508
Posted By bldrbob
So my 11 ton motorhome weighs less than an 11 ton...

So my 11 ton motorhome weighs less than an 11 ton truck so it is safe to go over the bridge.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-05-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,709
Posted By bldrbob
If they are new to the forum they may not know...

If they are new to the forum they may not know how or where to return to where they posted.I know sometimes I read something and can't find it again.
On the other hand maybe they don't care
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-02-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,908
Posted By bldrbob
Some of the guys at the yacht club used cheap...

Some of the guys at the yacht club used cheap vodka.Better after taste .
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 01-30-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 718
Posted By bldrbob
Just went out to check.My 5000 pound hitch has a...

Just went out to check.My 5000 pound hitch has a 500 pound tongue weight.Probably will not pick up my car.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 01-30-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,304
Posted By bldrbob
The campgrounds I have been in do not allow...

The campgrounds I have been in do not allow firewood that is not local.They are trying to prevent spread of insects and disease.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 01-27-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 14,594
Posted By bldrbob
I use a macerator pump and pump 100 feet .I use a...

I use a macerator pump and pump 100 feet .I use a tee and two garden hoses.It puts less back pressure on the pump and quicker emptying.Easier than storing 100 feet of one inch hose.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-27-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,500
Posted By bldrbob
Cheifig I guess I was not clear. The people said...

Cheifig I guess I was not clear. The people said we were before them and the salesman said They aren't going to buy anything.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-26-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,500
Posted By bldrbob
With my beard and long shaggy hair I have no...

With my beard and long shaggy hair I have no problem.Once went into an Organ shop to buy my wife an organ and heard the person that came in after us that we were not serious buyers so I took my wife...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 01-23-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By bldrbob
I replaced mine by myself by using a bucket tied...

I replaced mine by myself by using a bucket tied to a couple clamps hooked to the new cover.It would pull the fabric while I fed it into the tracks.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-17-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 17,743
Posted By bldrbob
I read a couple pages and skipped to the end so...

I read a couple pages and skipped to the end so if someone said what I am going to say,sorry.When I pull in if the site is very unlevel I place my ramps under the low tires.I then dump the air and...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 01-08-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 569
Posted By bldrbob
The slide has a relay in the electric bay.I have...

The slide has a relay in the electric bay.I have a 2000 tradewinds 7373 and love it.Bought it in 02 with 81000 miles and the only problems I had was the alternator freezing up due to rust after...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-06-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 19,345
Posted By bldrbob
Had a neighbor that would put on his turn signal...

Had a neighbor that would put on his turn signal and set his cruise control and not even look in his mirror.
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 01-06-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,032
Posted By bldrbob
After the last colonostomy the Dr said everything...

After the last colonostomy the Dr said everything was fine so I guess my wife was right. I am a perfect *******.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 01-02-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 654
Posted By bldrbob
I think the original guestion was how to grip and...

I think the original guestion was how to grip and remove the bulb.I have a couple fixtures where the bulb is recessed.I got a short piece of vinyl tubing that fits snugly around the bulb.I slip it on...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-11-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 706
Posted By bldrbob
I leave the bath vent open with a 4 inch computer...

I leave the bath vent open with a 4 inch computer fan running 24/7.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-03-2018, 08:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 760
Posted By bldrbob
When we sold our house and went full time we...

When we sold our house and went full time we thought a condo would be good. No lawn or shoveling.Soon found that we could have a house with lawn service and shoveling for less than the common...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-01-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,531
Posted By bldrbob
Be careful with the floodlight.They have been...

Be careful with the floodlight.They have been known to swivel down and set fire to the house.That could ruin your day.
Forum: Just Conversation 11-29-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 850
Posted By bldrbob
Never understood the raking and blowing. They are...

Never understood the raking and blowing. They are called leaves, not rakeemups.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-28-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,529
Posted By bldrbob
I don't think directing the exhaust down under...

I don't think directing the exhaust down under your coach is a good idea.Using the genturi is much safer.Carbon monoxide will find it's way inside and that is not good.Probably a combination of the...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 11-25-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 406
Posted By bldrbob
I use that to add water to my tank with some...

I use that to add water to my tank with some modification. I modified the outside shower to connect it to the water inlet.I open the cold water and turn on the pump.The water goes into the pump, out...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-25-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 780
Posted By bldrbob
We pulled into a rest area and stopped next to a...

We pulled into a rest area and stopped next to a 5th wheel with it's hood open.He had an engine problem,found a supply house that had the part.Problem was he had no way to go 35 miles to get it.I...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-25-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,802
Posted By bldrbob
My motorhome has a traveling shower, not a large...

My motorhome has a traveling shower, not a large storage area.I use my shower for it's intended use.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-25-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,610
Posted By bldrbob
In this small town the sheriff probably was his...

In this small town the sheriff probably was his cousin.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-25-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,610
Posted By bldrbob
Winter camping got me in the habit of using the...

Winter camping got me in the habit of using the tank and pump.Once while in a campground someone tried to leave with his hose connected and broke the spigot .The entire campground was without water...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-23-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 276
Posted By bldrbob
If you have an auto transfer switch it might have...

If you have an auto transfer switch it might have failed.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-22-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,736
Posted By bldrbob
Make snow angels

Make snow angels
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-18-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,027
Posted By bldrbob
Electric heat in the cabin does not heat the...

Electric heat in the cabin does not heat the basement.You probably spent more time checking than it would take to do it right.And you spent more on electric than the pink stuff would cost.But it's...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-02-2018, 11:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,146
Posted By bldrbob
Most pedestals have 20 30 and 50 amp plugs with...

Most pedestals have 20 30 and 50 amp plugs with the 20 being gfci.When you plug in the gfci should trip.Problem solved.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 11-02-2018, 10:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By bldrbob
In my 2000 Tradewinds the rear furnace has a vent...

In my 2000 Tradewinds the rear furnace has a vent into the waste tank area and the front furnace blows toward the water area. The first winter we tried suplementing the furnaces with electric...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-25-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,260
Posted By bldrbob
I was getting odors when traveling .Started...

I was getting odors when traveling .Started placing ziplock bag of water on shower drain and no more odors.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-25-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 756
Posted By bldrbob
I have a mounted spare.Much cheaper and quicker...

I have a mounted spare.Much cheaper and quicker if you need it.Do you carry a spare for your car which is much easier to find than the motorhome?Even unmounted would be better than none.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-15-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 13,730
Posted By bldrbob
just figured out a new test. Take one sheet and...

just figured out a new test. Take one sheet and wipe. If your finger goes thru it is thin enough to not plug the tank.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-14-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 13,730
Posted By bldrbob
The chemicals used in the tanks probably do more...

The chemicals used in the tanks probably do more harm than toilet paper.I also do not see how putting the paper in the trash is better than putting it in the septic system designed for it. Just my...
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