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Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 04-07-2021, 09:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,864
Posted By idnative1948
You got it! Guessing market flood on 1-2 year-old...

You got it! Guessing market flood on 1-2 year-old used units. I personally would not buy a COVID built unit after reading of the horror stories mfgs are going through sourcing appliances, etc. Add in...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 04-07-2021, 08:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 403
Posted By idnative1948
Kicking Tires

Are there any 22rb'ers here. Looking at a 22RB, coming from a 19ft SOB (some other brand). Just the two of us, no pets. Want to stay short for the type of camping we do. Not interested in the new...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 05-10-2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By idnative1948
Window Glazing

Our 2000 Wilderness started showing it's age due to the brittle window glass glazing. Checked with a couple of shops and they were around $600 for four windows! Seeing as how I have a LOT of time, I...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 08-29-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 774
Posted By idnative1948
Lost a 178lbs!

Getting ready for a three-week trip, we decided to go through EVERYTHING in our TT to see what we don't use. Holy moly! I have to admit that quite of bit of the STUFF was tools that I already have in...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 08-16-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,863
Posted By idnative1948
We used to have one of the OLD Colemans, but...

We used to have one of the OLD Colemans, but hated having to fire it to charge batts if we had been running the furnace more than three nights. So blasted loud! We settled on a Honda 2200 for a...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 08-13-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 361
Posted By idnative1948
Olympic Natl Park, WA

Looking for intel about camping (knowing it is first-serve) after Labor Day. As others we have been to, show up early, week days best? We will be going up from Cape Disappointment State Park. Only...
Forum: Boondocking 07-05-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,670
Posted By idnative1948
We went with a 3 month-old Honda EU2200i (she had...

We went with a 3 month-old Honda EU2200i (she had the fuel recall addressed) purchased from a 80+ year-old lady who was having too much trouble trying to pull start it (??). $350 less than new so...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 06-13-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 589
Posted By idnative1948
We are in the same situation as we begin our...

We are in the same situation as we begin our search for a new TT. As to floor plans; a must for us is a walk-around bed (we are getting too old to crawl over each other trying to get into bed). Floor...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-10-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,452
Posted By idnative1948
Thanks all, some of these were truly gems!

Thanks all, some of these were truly gems!
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 03-01-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 561
Posted By idnative1948
Some good info here, THANKS! As to style of...

Some good info here, THANKS! As to style of camping- our TT is basically a hard-sided tent. Spend minimal time inside.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 02-26-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 561
Posted By idnative1948
Olympic National Park

Where to camp inside of, or outside of mid-September? Would be coming from Cape Disapointment at Long Beach Peninsula.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 08-13-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,533
Posted By idnative1948
It took me six months of looking for my 05 Chev...

It took me six months of looking for my 05 Chev 3/4T four years ago. Most of the issues were the HIGH mileage on rigs. Lucked out and found it 41 miles away with 78K on it. Just gassed up and hit 97K...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 07-22-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,668
Posted By idnative1948
To the OP- I am like you. After it happens once,...

To the OP- I am like you. After it happens once, you never leave the pump powered up. Hose clamps, hose tape, extra lengths of hose and a couple different sizes of hose splices. Have never had to...
Forum: Just Conversation 07-03-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 17,079
Posted By idnative1948
We will have 40 under our belts on the 15th.

We will have 40 under our belts on the 15th.
Forum: Just Conversation 04-30-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,466
Posted By idnative1948
UPDATE: Prayer Request

Able to visit BIL yesterday as he had been moved out of ICU to a private room. DW went to visit him this morning and she had to wait to see him because he was OUT FOR A WALK! Doc came in while she...
Forum: Just Conversation 04-23-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 651
Posted By idnative1948
A friend had the same problem and had called...

A friend had the same problem and had called around for repair with minimal luck. I had him call around town to hydraulic shops. He ended up having to take them off to have them repaired, but only...
Forum: Just Conversation 04-23-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,466
Posted By idnative1948
Prayer Request

Just received word that my BIL and buddy is in ICU with a brain aneurysm. Was at his off the grid cabin when it hit and drove himself home for the three hour trip with a BAD headache he thought....
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 04-08-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,442
Posted By idnative1948
To answer the OP- My 2005 Chev HD2500 w/6.0 has a...

To answer the OP- My 2005 Chev HD2500 w/6.0 has a 26 gal tank.
Forum: Just Conversation 04-06-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,708
Posted By idnative1948
Have had both of mine done. With the first one...

Have had both of mine done. With the first one they gave me a dvd of the surgery on my eye which was pretty cool. I was too cheap to pay the out of pocket $1000 per eye for multi-focal lenses. I can...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-25-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 686
Posted By idnative1948
Glad to see you were able to figure it out! Now...

Glad to see you were able to figure it out! Now go have that beverage of choice, whatever it may be.
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 03-25-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 825
Posted By idnative1948
I have a base model 2000 Wilderness and the user...

I have a base model 2000 Wilderness and the user manual is very generic to say the least and pretty much useless. Luckily it came with user manuals for appliances, etc. As to the little red box I am...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 03-15-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,689
Posted By idnative1948
Mid April in my area of Idaho.

Mid April in my area of Idaho.
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 03-15-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,010
Posted By idnative1948
I am of the tarping ilk also. I end up with some...

I am of the tarping ilk also. I end up with some black rubs every spring. I have always used Black Streak Remover. Just don't get it on graphics though. Spray a little on a sponge and they always rub...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 02-17-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,495
Posted By idnative1948
I am one of those who subscribe to the notion...

I am one of those who subscribe to the notion that if I am going to have the toys I better be able to fix them. Alot of this is because I don't trust the other guy to.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-17-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,178
Posted By idnative1948
This right here.

This right here.
Forum: Vintage RV's 01-26-2018, 03:58 PM
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Posted By idnative1948
I know those temps well. Dad grew up in Howe and...

I know those temps well. Dad grew up in Howe and cousins still live and ranch on the Little Lost. If fact, little brother got his moose at the head of the Little Lost last October. Safe travels, this...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 11-12-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 584
Posted By idnative1948
Nice area, but we like Little Redfish.

Nice area, but we like Little Redfish.
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 11-12-2017, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 707
Posted By idnative1948
Did you try finding any of the manuals on the...

Did you try finding any of the manuals on the web? What I have done in the past, write down model numbers, and presto.
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 11-03-2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 955
Posted By idnative1948
We also go to DD to *kick tires* at their RV...

We also go to DD to *kick tires* at their RV center as they are 5 minutes from our driveway. Always nice, never pushy, don't look down at us because we aren't buying a big coach.
Forum: Alaska, Canada, Mexico and Beyond 09-29-2017, 08:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,747
Posted By idnative1948
Just back from shy of 3 weeks. We crossed from N....

Just back from shy of 3 weeks. We crossed from N. Idaho. Down to questions regarding alchohol. Do you have any? "Yes, one 750ml of liquor and 29 beers." If I counted would everything come out to...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 09-29-2017, 07:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,839
Posted By idnative1948
32-28 degrees is our max outdoors with the...

32-28 degrees is our max outdoors with the pleasure palace. Even at that we always open the lower cabinet doors before we go to bed and kick the heat up. To some it may seem like a redneck fix, but...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 09-25-2017, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,014
Posted By idnative1948
Rot Roh!!

During our 2300 mile trip though the Canadian Rockies and GNP in Mt we had a situation on day #3 on the road. We stopped at the Ice Fields Parkway Visitor Center for a break and photo op. I ALWAYS...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-04-2017, 11:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,404
Posted By idnative1948
oatmeal- We have been relying on this: DriveBC...

oatmeal- We have been relying on this: DriveBC (https://www.drivebc.ca/)

There is supposed to be updates tonight at 8:00pm.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-03-2017, 01:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,404
Posted By idnative1948
Thanks oatemeal for taking the time to respond. ...

Thanks oatemeal for taking the time to respond.
We are going to stay in Workley for Tues night and cross at Porthill on Wednesday. Have been watching the fire and smoke situation in BC closely...
Forum: Just Conversation 08-30-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,371
Posted By idnative1948
Not all table tops are the same thickness so one...

Not all table tops are the same thickness so one kind may fit a wooden table, but not concrete. Took ours to use at the cabin and replaced them with the table cloth weight X2 packs for the TT.
Forum: Just Conversation 08-30-2017, 01:50 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 17,442
Posted By idnative1948
USAF Dec 68-Dec 72. Pope AFB, Howard at the...

USAF Dec 68-Dec 72. Pope AFB, Howard at the Canal, Cam Ranh, DaNang, So and Central America on C130s.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 08-29-2017, 05:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,413
Posted By idnative1948
Very well put!

Very well put!
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 08-29-2017, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 604
Posted By idnative1948
Thx, we have already checked the link you...

Thx, we have already checked the link you mentioned.

Just looking for a recommended campground on the East side for the TT. Being first-come-first serve there is some trepidation as to how early...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 08-29-2017, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 604
Posted By idnative1948
Campground Favorites

DW said to ask the experts.

Glacier NP Eastside- Your favorite campground (not parks) please.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 08-28-2017, 09:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,404
Posted By idnative1948
So back to the smoke. We will be crossing into...

So back to the smoke. We will be crossing into our neighbor to the North on the 5th. Would appreciate any local smoke updates this weekend. Just not sure how far to pull on any given day.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-28-2017, 09:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,941
Posted By idnative1948
Condiment bottle here also. Won't say how full I...

Condiment bottle here also. Won't say how full I fill mine, but I had a good teacher 50 odd years ago and have never had an issue.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-27-2017, 12:43 PM
Replies: 12,716
Views: 1,781,980
Posted By idnative1948
LEDs for the interior and a new patio rug.

LEDs for the interior and a new patio rug.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 08-25-2017, 02:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,017
Posted By idnative1948
A big PLUS 1 on the Lisle! Not near as messy.

A big PLUS 1 on the Lisle! Not near as messy.
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 08-24-2017, 03:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 729
Posted By idnative1948
Update- Window Lube

Did some more reading and made the decision to use Blaster Dry Lube with Teflon due to other things I can use it on. Tons of woodworking tools, winch cable on ATV along with garden tools. It is safe...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 08-24-2017, 02:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 729
Posted By idnative1948
Sliding Window Lube

Double post sorry.
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 08-24-2017, 01:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 559
Posted By idnative1948
Sliding Window Lube

Going through the to-do list before we leave for Canada. I have blown and vacuumed out the rails on our two front windows to get the sand/dust out, but they still seem to be sticky. I would assume I...
Forum: Just Conversation 08-24-2017, 10:10 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 13,657
Posted By idnative1948
We have lived within our means our whole lives...

We have lived within our means our whole lives due to our parents. We have never had a car payment, when we down-sized to our current SB, we put it on a 15 year loan and paid it off in 12 and 4...
Forum: Just Conversation 08-24-2017, 09:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,111
Posted By idnative1948
Viewed it at our cabin north of Sumpter, OR. I...

Viewed it at our cabin north of Sumpter, OR. I didn't get any pics. I was having too much fun watching the grandkids reaction. We stayed over until Tues to miss the traffic. Daughter had to get the...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 08-23-2017, 04:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,626
Posted By idnative1948
I have to ask regarding the OP- Isn't Red Banks...

I have to ask regarding the OP- Isn't Red Banks CG and Logan Canyon north of Logan, Utah instead of Idaho?
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-17-2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 16,218
Posted By idnative1948
Got hit by a scam like this in Wells, NV. Fueling...

Got hit by a scam like this in Wells, NV. Fueling up and a guy walked out of a tire shop, looked at my tires and said they were *running hot* and I should bring the TT over the shop after I gas up....
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