Journey with Confidence RV GPS App RV Trip Planner RV LIFE Campground Reviews RV Maintenance Take a Speed Test Free 7 Day Trial ×
RV Trip Planning Discussions

Go Back   iRV2 Forums > THE OWNER'S CORNER FORUMS > Monaco Owner's Forum
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Reply
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 05-21-2009, 03:22 PM   #1
Senior Member
 
Ed S's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Wisconsin
Posts: 985
Bird Nest In The Exhaust Pipe?

06 Endeavor, parked in my drive way, yesterday I noticed birds flying around the back of the motor home a couple of times I was out. I check the back of the coach but no signs of them being inside the grill. Today the birds are flying around again and just for the heck of it I looked into the exhaust pipe, sure enough they where taking up nesting back in around the bend in the pipe. I call these birds barn birds for the lack of real name but they can be very messy when making nest with the use of mud. I cleaned out with I could and then started the engine to blow out the rest (I hope). There was no mud just dry nesting material, think I caught in time before the mud action. Now there is a wire screen over my exhaust pipe for the next few weeks.

What next?

Ed
__________________
Renegade Garage Unit
Ed S is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 05-21-2009, 03:44 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
Monaco Owners Club
Excel Owners Club
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Hangin' with Sacs and the Pins
Posts: 9,412
Barn Swallows?

Ed...
Do they look like this??

They are called Barn Swallows..Sacs knew exactly what they were when I read the post to him.

Good luck keeping them at bay!

MM



__________________
MM
*MonacoMama with the 2 Pins & SacsTC Nearby*
*2007 Monaco Diplomat 40' SFT<>2006 Chevy VortecMax Toad<>2006 Buick Lucerne Leading the Way*
MonacoMama is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-21-2009, 03:53 PM   #3
Senior Member
 
Ed S's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Wisconsin
Posts: 985
That would be the little devils. Thanks MM
__________________
Renegade Garage Unit
Ed S is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-21-2009, 05:00 PM   #4
Senior Member
 
wa8yxm's Avatar
 
Damon Owners Club
Workhorse Chassis Owner
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 24,024
If you plan on moving any time this year... EVICT THEM
__________________
Home is where I park it!
wa8yxm is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-21-2009, 05:31 PM   #5
Senior Member
 
waco kid's Avatar
 
Monaco Owners Club
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Apollo Beach FL
Posts: 340
A guy parked next to me last year had a foam plug he made for his exhaust pipe. If he forgot to remove it when he left it would just blow out when he started the engine.....Bruce
__________________
Bruce and Sandy 2018 Coachmen Leprechaun 26DS Chevy
waco kid is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 05-21-2009, 05:36 PM   #6
Senior Member
 
Ed S's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Wisconsin
Posts: 985
Foam plug is a good idea but I would thinik the these birds are making nests only for the next couple of weeks but is a good thought for now and next year. Hope they move down the road.
__________________
Renegade Garage Unit
Ed S is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-21-2009, 05:59 PM   #7
Senior Member
 
RedneckExpress's Avatar
 
Vintage RV Owners Club
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Sauvie Island, OR
Posts: 2,592
Hate those things, we used to remove their nests from the second story eves of my parents place with a pressure washer with the tip removed, just had to remember not to stand directly underneath for when the nests let go.
__________________
'92 Dodge W250 "Dually" Power Wagon
'74
KIT 1106 Kamper Slide-in Truck Camper
'06 Heartland Bighorn 3400RL Fifth wheel
Follow along with me in the The Journey of
RedneckExpress is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-21-2009, 06:26 PM   #8
"Formerly Diplomat Don"
 
Dutch Star Don's Avatar
 
Newmar Owners Club
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Moorpark, Ca.
Posts: 21,102
MM, did Sacs find those while he was nesting in your barn?
__________________
Don & Mary
2019 Newmar Dutch Star 4018 (Freightliner)
2019 Ford Raptor
Dutch Star Don is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 05-21-2009, 07:54 PM   #9
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Fulltime/ SE Minnesota
Posts: 3,072
We get nest building in our exhaust pipe every year at this time. Started MH the other day and out came a bunch of sticks and grass. As said, it only goes on for a couple weeks, then they give up. I drive school bus and they like those pipes also.
__________________
08 Foretravel Nimbus 40 ft tag axle / 1000 watts of solar
2019 Ram 1500 Big Horn Hemi 4x4
becks is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-21-2009, 08:03 PM   #10
Senior Member
 
69RoadRunner's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Northern Virginny
Posts: 701
At least they didn't try the banana in the tailpipe trick.
__________________
09 Newmar Ventana 3942 (bunkbeds for the munchkins)
08 Ford Taurus X AWD Toad
69 Road Runner Convertible 528 Hemi 4 Speed
69RoadRunner is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
ISM/K2 Turbo output exhaust pipe cracking RVDude Newmar Owner's Forum 34 10-30-2009 08:29 PM
exhaust pipe powerboatr Damon 12 08-04-2009 08:40 PM
Exhaust pipe separation gMw Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 2 10-04-2008 10:21 AM
HR Imperial, Onan exhaust pipe. Oh-one Monaco Owner's Forum 17 07-17-2008 09:43 AM
Exhaust Pipe Extension RVin On Up Newmar Owner's Forum 9 06-07-2008 04:14 AM

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 05:01 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.