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Forum: Just Conversation 09-30-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,616
Posted By kerryvan
We have T-Mobile senior plan and Verizon on a...

We have T-Mobile senior plan and Verizon on a second phone, frequently on our travels T-Mobile drops out while Verizon has signal. I was planning on putting both phones on T-Mobile but we use the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-27-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,831
Posted By kerryvan
I just got two toyo m144 for my coach, from...

I just got two toyo m144 for my coach, from Walmart of all places, free shipping for home delivery, had them in two days.... then discovered many tire shops didnít want to mount them, found a truck...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 09-27-2019, 03:56 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,624
Posted By kerryvan
Yes I saw those, custom order, available in 67...

Yes I saw those, custom order, available in 67 days, I wanted to be out of the northeast before December/ January time frame.

Iím allergic to snow..
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 09-26-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,624
Posted By kerryvan
The Monaco coach I have, 2001 executive, used...

The Monaco coach I have, 2001 executive, used MERITOR GENUINE AIR DISC BRAKE WHEEL STUD - 20X2136, which appear to be rare commodities, I was able to get 10 for 53 each, a few places had lower prices...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 09-23-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,624
Posted By kerryvan
I just got a surprise, and wanted to share, had a...

I just got a surprise, and wanted to share, had a front steer blowout a couple yrs ago, finally got all 8 tires switched to toyo m144, had the latest 2 new toyo put on the steers and the old steers...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-30-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,640
Posted By kerryvan
I researched coaches for a couple yrs prior to...

I researched coaches for a couple yrs prior to buying my first one, 2001 Monaco exec, I wanted a few things, tag, ism 500, keyless entry. I believe that the ism is Cummins best big block engine, no...
Forum: Full-Timers 05-05-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,810
Posted By kerryvan
My primary issue is State Farm insurance requires...

My primary issue is State Farm insurance requires garage address. To transfer vehicles you need proof of insurance. Canít get insurance without address, and was told mail forwarding address would not...
Forum: Full-Timers 05-05-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,810
Posted By kerryvan
Interesting, needing a utility bill to get...

Interesting, needing a utility bill to get license. How does the non property owner get registered? I was understanding that it is possible without owning property.

I just called a State Farm...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 05-04-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,229
Posted By kerryvan
Try these ...

Try these

https://m.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_nkw=kwikee+steps&_sacat=0&_sop=15&_pgn=5&rt=nc
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-02-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 702
Posted By kerryvan
power problem

There is a time delay circuit that prevents power going in until everything is okay. A older relay may need a tap on the side. If this works clean or replace the relay.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 05-02-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,369
Posted By kerryvan
Black tank chemicals

We use h2o and a cheap dishwasher soap from the dollar store. At home if I can put dirty dishes in the washer and the soap gets them clean then I figure my driving down the road with soapy sloshing...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-02-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,246
Posted By kerryvan
LPG or induction cooktop?

Joe,
We got a portable induction single burner for Christmas, and use it many times a day on the counter next to the propane burners. We use TTrails, hence free AC, so it has been great. When we...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-02-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 15,401
Posted By kerryvan
Recent posts have indicated Toyo is a less...

Recent posts have indicated Toyo is a less expensive quality replacement. 144 is most popular then 154
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-02-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,674
Posted By kerryvan
When I started looking, I had my must have, want...

When I started looking, I had my must have, want and must not have list. I focused on engine, tag, keyless entry for basement, quality of cabinetry. Then considered usage, sitting for long periods of...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-02-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 453
Posted By kerryvan
One issue I encountered was the led lights wiring...

One issue I encountered was the led lights wiring exits from the side unlike the oem out behind the bulb. Easy enough to drill a small hole to reroute the wires.
Forum: Full-Timers 05-01-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,494
Posted By kerryvan
Iím looking at this place. They have a rate...

Iím looking at this place. They have a rate comparison. https://yourbestaddress.com/compare-rates.html
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-28-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,440
Posted By kerryvan
New & looking for the best clubs/memberships. TY

We were able to get a platinum plus membership on the resale market. Very worth getting for us. We added the trails collection allowing access to all the encore parks Like previous mentioned,...
Forum: Full-Timers 04-19-2018, 06:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,810
Posted By kerryvan
Following

Following
Forum: North Central Region 04-18-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,376
Posted By kerryvan
I agree with the season shift but due to a...

I agree with the season shift but due to a different reason.
Every leap yr we add a day in the winter.
We should add the day in the summer to make it longer.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-13-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,325
Posted By kerryvan
Weíve been traveling for the past yr chasing 70...

Weíve been traveling for the past yr chasing 70 degree weather. Iím amazed at the number of families that are full timing it with home schooling kids Ages range and some are with kids with special...
Forum: RV'ing On A Budget 04-08-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 21,178
Posted By kerryvan
Not to be disrespectful, please use the search...

Not to be disrespectful, please use the search function and read through the few recent posts concerning your request. This topic comes up every few months. So often, that the number of responses may...
Forum: Full-Timers 04-06-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,523
Posted By kerryvan
I buy and sell stocks daily, using a fidelity...

I buy and sell stocks daily, using a fidelity account with out any issues. Iím not sure why there is an issue.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 04-06-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,210
Posted By kerryvan
Insurance will be an issue, and loans against it...

Insurance will be an issue, and loans against it will be improbable. You can get tags but some states require an inspection first. Resale is unlikely.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 04-05-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,300
Posted By kerryvan
When I blow up the pic it looks like a...

When I blow up the pic it looks like a residential light switch. We donít have any switches like that in our exec.
Forum: Just Conversation 04-01-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,463
Posted By kerryvan
My dad got me good in my college days, I was a...

My dad got me good in my college days, I was a coffee drinker with copious amounts of sugar. My dad was a early riser and filled the sugar bowl on the breakfast table with salt. That first large gulp...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 03-30-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,443
Posted By kerryvan
I replaced my ac at a encore park in fla by...

I replaced my ac at a encore park in fla by myself and dw. I found a used unit on Craigslist that was supposed to be working. The site we were parked on had a tree limb over the back of the coach....
Forum: Full-Timers 03-30-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 20,280
Posted By kerryvan
Tt = thousand trails in this context. Sorry if...

Tt = thousand trails in this context. Sorry if there was some confusion
Forum: Just Conversation 03-29-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 613
Posted By kerryvan
I want to thank all who served in Nam, and those...

I want to thank all who served in Nam, and those who honorably wore the uniforms. Iím in Tx near lbj ranch but refuse to go there due to his Nam policies.

The only good from that timeframe that...
Forum: Just Conversation 03-28-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 21,805
Posted By kerryvan
I remember when...................

Old computer stuff, used asr33 to connect to bank computer in 9 th grade. 110 baud dial up modem and head set coupler. Used basic to make a tic tac toe game against computer. At college 72 col card...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 03-28-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,721
Posted By kerryvan
Do you already own the dish traveler? If not...

Do you already own the dish traveler? If not look through the posts of prior owners and problems and support for that unit. It seems like take off and send entire unit back for issues.
I would...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 03-27-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,953
Posted By kerryvan
We are currently at tt Medina lake in pike creek ...

We are currently at tt Medina lake in pike creek Se of Bandera Not sure of the rate structure mostly 30 a full hookup available now. They have some 50 amp. All the ways into the park make good...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-26-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,771
Posted By kerryvan
That is one heavy rig

That is one heavy rig
Forum: RV'ing On A Budget 03-25-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 12,608
Posted By kerryvan
We keep a well stocked pantry. Mostly filled with...

We keep a well stocked pantry. Mostly filled with good value finds from the area we are currently staying. Our travels over the past 10 months has been eye opening to the cost of groceries across...
Forum: RV'ing On A Budget 03-25-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 45,472
Posted By kerryvan
Do you save money with Thousand Trails memberships or similar?

It has been good for us. But we purchased a older platinum plus membership from another member. The resale version makes it very affordable.

Upgrades or new membership would significantly change...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-25-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By kerryvan
I found the info that I referenced from December...

I found the info that I referenced from December post. It was rvsafety team in the area that does corner weighting. Unfortunately they moved on in February.

Iím not excited about driving around...
Forum: North Central Region 03-24-2018, 10:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,376
Posted By kerryvan
Glad we made the decision to try full timing it...

Glad we made the decision to try full timing it last April. Now in balmy 70+ Tx instead of nh and freezing our bu-s off.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-24-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By kerryvan
4 corner weighting near hill country Tx

Looking to get 4 corner weighting, I vaguely remember a post in the December timeframe about someone who had portable scales near San Antonio Tx that could weigh class a I think they normally do...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-24-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 773
Posted By kerryvan
If you have the build sheet for the unit. The...

If you have the build sheet for the unit. The access code was listed on mine for the keyless number , 5 digit code
Forum: Full-Timers 03-23-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 20,280
Posted By kerryvan
Costs for us this past winter in Tx as winter Tx...

Costs for us this past winter in Tx as winter Tx ns

400 for 2 months in rgv including electric.
2 months prior and next 2 months free at tt resorts ( not including the annual tt membership)
...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 03-15-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 890
Posted By kerryvan
Iím not sure what the tt zone pass costs, but I...

Iím not sure what the tt zone pass costs, but I do know that you can get a tt platinum membership on the used market for about 1 k plus transfer of 550. These are national passes good for 3 weeks in...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-15-2018, 07:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 678
Posted By kerryvan
Our combo unit is a lg and seems to work okay for...

Our combo unit is a lg and seems to work okay for a unit without a vent outside
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-13-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,452
Posted By kerryvan
Or with some creative manual methods by flipping...

Or with some creative manual methods by flipping the right circuit breakers, back feeding a dryer connection is popular in the northeast with frequent power losses.

Not saying it is code or...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 03-09-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,890
Posted By kerryvan
Just replaced ours with home version of whirlpool...

Just replaced ours with home version of whirlpool that is being discontinued at big box stores due to a newer model without handle. I did notice the same model is in newer Newmar so I felt safe for...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 03-09-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 393
Posted By kerryvan
Wifey uses it all the time

Wifey uses it all the time
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 03-07-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,449
Posted By kerryvan
Make sure you watch the Canadian curling video in...

Make sure you watch the Canadian curling video in the humor forum before your travels. It may be beneficial for driving in the snow belt.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-07-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,251
Posted By kerryvan
Mice

The best mousetrap Iíve ever seen was from a older Hungarian immigrant. It was a 2x4 with 1 inch holes drilled in about 3 inches deep. A thin face board 1/4 thick and spaced over the holes with same...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-07-2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,628
Posted By kerryvan
The only flaw in the plan to allow the bill by...

The only flaw in the plan to allow the bill by mail system is if you use a mail forwarding address then thereís a time lag. This may be excessive and create a penalty fee
Forum: Full-Timers 03-07-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,605
Posted By kerryvan
I have noticed a number of us use enclosed car...

I have noticed a number of us use enclosed car carriers to haul our fun cars. It does limit our off campground driving to roads that improved, meaning that az blm camping is out of the options. ...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-06-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 14,162
Posted By kerryvan
Just read a stat that 80% of engine wear comes...

Just read a stat that 80% of engine wear comes from starting the engine. Must be due to lack of oil flowing. If this is true does this impact anybodyís decisions
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 03-06-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,449
Posted By kerryvan
271 around east side of Cleveland has express...

271 around east side of Cleveland has express lanes that go thru south if you desire to get on those. The non express run right next to the express but are 2-3 lanes wide. Just more merging traffic....
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