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Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 11-16-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,008
Posted By ME for Maine
At the risk of being labeled as one who promotes...

At the risk of being labeled as one who promotes the particular RV that they happen to have, I thought I would chime in here with an assessment of the Entegra Odysey 31F. We are a retired couple who...
Forum: COVID-19 RVing Discussions 03-22-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 15,277
Posted By ME for Maine
We just got home yesterday to Western Washington...

We just got home yesterday to Western Washington from Moab, Utah. We had no trouble finding fuel along I15, I84, and I90. Rest areas were open. We spent the first night at Village of Trees RV...
Forum: COVID-19 RVing Discussions 03-18-2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 45,172
Posted By ME for Maine
We checked into the Canyonlands RV Park in Moab...

We checked into the Canyonlands RV Park in Moab on the 16th. No new arrivals are allowed per this order. Moab is concerned that their very small hospital could be overrun with COVID-19 cases with...
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 03-13-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,266
Posted By ME for Maine
Too funny! I loved our Western Auto in...

Too funny! I loved our Western Auto in Dover-Foxcroft, Maine. I bought all of my Zebco reels there (once I graduated from an alder pole).
Forum: COVID-19 RVing Discussions 03-12-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,893
Posted By ME for Maine
Isnít about time that the ďauthorities ď ban all...

Isnít about time that the ďauthorities ď ban all reusable bags at grocery stores? Who knows where they have been and what they have been in contact with!

A pet peeve of mine before Covid 19, btw....
Forum: Clubs & Associations 03-01-2020, 11:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,499
Posted By ME for Maine
That happened to us in Yellowstone. No cell...

That happened to us in Yellowstone. No cell service, ranger called the parkís designated service provider. Good Sam reimbursed for the service call with no problems whatsoever.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 12-24-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,564
Posted By ME for Maine
[emoji106] Thanks, I did search quite a bit and...

[emoji106] Thanks, I did search quite a bit and didnít find info specific to my needs/wants. Maybe this will help someone.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 12-24-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,564
Posted By ME for Maine
Thanks for all of the input; there are some good...

Thanks for all of the input; there are some good suggestions here that I hadnít previously considered. Given all that, Iíve decided to go with a used Jeep Wrangler 4 door as it meets all of my...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 12-19-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,564
Posted By ME for Maine
We are indeed looking for a different toad, new...

We are indeed looking for a different toad, new or used, because our 2 current toads are only 2-seaters. The Rubicon has a storage box in lieu of the rear seat and is getting long in the tooth at 16...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 12-19-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,564
Posted By ME for Maine
Interestingly, thatís what I was looking for when...

Interestingly, thatís what I was looking for when I started my search. Iím still hoping to luck into an Element with low mileage and at a decent price, but so many of them for sale have 150,000 to...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 12-19-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,564
Posted By ME for Maine
Thatís exactly what Iím finding too; it looks...

Thatís exactly what Iím finding too; it looks like the bikes require 36Ē of headroom with the front wheel removed.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 12-19-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,564
Posted By ME for Maine
Thanks for the replies. A minivan would fit my...

Thanks for the replies. A minivan would fit my needs very well if I could find one thatís flat towable and with low mileage. In my research so far I have eliminated Ford Flex, Jeep Cherokee and...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 12-19-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,564
Posted By ME for Maine
Input needed - Bicycles inside toad

Seeking input on toads with bicycles. I have searched iRV2 and the web with no success.

We have 2 eBikes we would like to transport inside a toad. Bicycles are full-size, (Rad City models). ...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 11-19-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,401
Posted By ME for Maine
It sounds like you are describing the normal...

It sounds like you are describing the normal behavior of the turbo diesel. Our 2015 Winnebago View did the same thing; it didnít bother me after the initial learning curve.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-17-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,576
Posted By ME for Maine
I called the Entegra customer service number with...

I called the Entegra customer service number with a question and they transferred the call to Jayco customer service. Makes sense to me.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-14-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,576
Posted By ME for Maine
This should be interesting; thatís quite the...

This should be interesting; thatís quite the downsizing. Iím curious about your comments on the cutting board. Sarcasm is sometimes hard to discern in forum posts, but it seems that the rocking...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 10-16-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,652
Posted By ME for Maine
To answer my own question, I did some more...

To answer my own question, I did some more searching and found the filter canister mounted horizontally behind the panel in the wet bay. For some reason, I expected it to be vertical so I hadnít...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 10-16-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,652
Posted By ME for Maine
Entegra Odyssey 31F Water Filter Location?

I may need to post in the Jayco ownerís forum but thought Iíd try here first to see if there are many active Entegra Class C owners now that we have a few model years on the roads.

We just...
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 10-15-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 787
Posted By ME for Maine
Thanks. For some reason, only one photo was...

Thanks. For some reason, only one photo was uploaded. Letís try again with a couple or three more.

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We love the added interior space, and the much larger bathroom is nice.
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 10-14-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 787
Posted By ME for Maine
Goodbye Luna C; hello Luna C II

After our last trip, where our 4 year old grandson slept on the floor in our Winnebago View, we decided it was time for something larger. So, today we picked up our new 2019 Entegra Odyssey 31F bunk...
Forum: iRV2 Owners Registry 10-10-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 585
Posted By ME for Maine
Luna C :: 2019 Entegra Odyssey 31F

Luna C :: 2019 Entegra Odyssey 31F (2017-06-15 21:20:30)
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 07-04-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 404
Posted By ME for Maine
Thanks, our neighbor to the north! The only...

Thanks, our neighbor to the north! The only tanks I worry about today are the grey and the black ones!
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-23-2019, 05:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,454
Posted By ME for Maine
Could it have been a lightning strike? If you...

Could it have been a lightning strike? If you have insurance it should be covered. In any case, I wish you good luck!
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 06-02-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 19,046
Posted By ME for Maine
Kuat does sell a ramp for their platform racks. ...

Kuat does sell a ramp for their platform racks. $89 on their web site. I have my rack mounted on the back of my lifted Jeep TJ and itís all I can do now to lift the Rad City ebikes that high, so I...
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 04-29-2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,048
Posted By ME for Maine
Funny RV Model Names

We passed a travel trailer yesterday. The back end had the model name ďAscendĒ on it. I couldnít see if the front read ďFront EndĒ though.
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 03-26-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 994
Posted By ME for Maine
John, sorry I canít point you to an easy fix, but...

John, sorry I canít point you to an easy fix, but I have experienced the same failure on my 215 WBGO View. When I checked into the fix, it required a repair by Mercedes, followed by a ďfixĒ by...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 03-23-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,316
Posted By ME for Maine
I always make my route decision for I5 or I405...

I always make my route decision for I5 or I405 based on the traffic situation when I reach the point where I need the decision. Waze or Google Maps are usually very accurate. Keep in mind that the...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 03-03-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,639
Posted By ME for Maine
Ye, by all means take this route. September or...

Ye, by all means take this route. September or October traffic should not be too bad and thereís lots more to see on this route than staying on the interstate. Stop in Camden and take the toad to...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-13-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 730
Posted By ME for Maine
One note - be aware that there can be many, many...

One note - be aware that there can be many, many bicycles on the stretch between Eagles Nest and Taos. With no shoulders it could be impossible to get around them for miles.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 04-08-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,092
Posted By ME for Maine
2015 Winnebago View 24G here with OCCC of 1350...

2015 Winnebago View 24G here with OCCC of 1350 lbs and I can tow a 2-door Jeep Wrangler. I will not try to settle the debate over higher initial cost/higher maintenance cost/ better fuel...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-13-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,408
Posted By ME for Maine
What did you need the lights for? [emoji482]

What did you need the lights for? [emoji482]
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 11-16-2017, 09:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,945
Posted By ME for Maine
2015 24G here. My bypass valve location was not...

2015 24G here. My bypass valve location was not exactly as shown in the manual; however, it was easy to find under the false floor panel beneath the galley sink.
Forum: New Member Check-In 11-06-2017, 07:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 586
Posted By ME for Maine
Welcome OffroadGirl! I seem to recognize that...

Welcome OffroadGirl! I seem to recognize that name! I believe that I have camped next to you in Colorado and Utah. [emoji41] Here's to many great trips together.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 10-30-2017, 07:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,799
Posted By ME for Maine
I see no need for a fuel additive as we store...

I see no need for a fuel additive as we store ours outdoors in Colorado with no problem. I do try to run the generator each month to keep the batteries charged. Can you run yours inside the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-26-2017, 07:16 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,958
Posted By ME for Maine
One thought: Just think about how poorly the...

One thought: Just think about how poorly the average person drives, and then remember that fully half of the people out there drive worse than that! :sad:
Forum: Just Conversation 10-23-2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 863
Views: 137,980
Posted By ME for Maine
As a kid, got our daily newspaper delivered by...

As a kid, got our daily newspaper delivered by the Bangor & Aroostook freight train. The crew would re-wrap their copy after they read it and toss it to us on their way back down the line.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 10-18-2017, 09:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 725
Posted By ME for Maine
My wife and I just got back from 11 days in that...

My wife and I just got back from 11 days in that area. stayed at an RV camp on the Guadalupe River near New Braunfels. As mentioned above Gruene (pronounced Green) is a neat small town with good...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-17-2017, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 726
Posted By ME for Maine
Just Five Feet Bigger?

My friend just got a 2017 Fleetwood Flair 30P. Maybe it's an optical illusion, but a 30' motor home sure looks a whole lot bigger next to my View which measures just over 25 feet in length. Inside,...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-22-2017, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 806
Posted By ME for Maine
Our method is to get fitted top and bottom...

Our method is to get fitted top and bottom sheets. The trick is to put the sheets on before sliding the two mattress halves into place. Lots easier than struggling with the top corners once the...
Forum: Alaska, Canada, Mexico and Beyond 09-18-2017, 08:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,038
Posted By ME for Maine
It sure was good to meet you Jeff. ...

It sure was good to meet you Jeff. Unfortunately, my job in Questa is done and I didn't get the chance to improve that road for you! Don't wait too long to go back though, as Goose Lake will be...
Forum: Just Conversation 09-16-2017, 01:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,488
Posted By ME for Maine
My first car was a 1938 Buick (bought in 1970). ...

My first car was a 1938 Buick (bought in 1970). I lost my ignition key and a coworker said "try mine." His 1968 key worked like a champ. Buick used the same key for at least 30 years.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-02-2017, 11:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,690
Posted By ME for Maine
First, a question. I assume you are talking...

First, a question. I assume you are talking about a JK or even the soon to be released JL. Do you intend to get a 2 door or a 4 door? I've had a 2 door TJ for 13 years. Sold the hardtop after it...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-02-2017, 11:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,129
Posted By ME for Maine
I chuckled. :) Oldie but goodie - It's...

I chuckled. :)

Oldie but goodie - It's better to have a bottle in front of me than a frontal lobotomy!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-31-2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,129
Posted By ME for Maine
I think you were a bit confused. The Grand...

I think you were a bit confused. The Grand Caravan is a minivan. Your Jeep is a Grand Cherokee. Big difference, and thus the dolly.
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 08-22-2017, 09:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,129
Posted By ME for Maine
Pendleton KOA

My wife and I stayed at the Pendleton KOA in July and had a very pleasant stay. We only stayed one night on our way through but would definitely stay there again. The management was pleasant, the...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-24-2017, 07:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,069
Posted By ME for Maine
Think of it in the same terms as adding a tail to...

Think of it in the same terms as adding a tail to a kite. If the MH (kite) is unstable, then a toad (tail) might help.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 07-18-2017, 10:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 561
Posted By ME for Maine
Word of caution - Nehalem Bay State Park electrical service

Stayed at Nehalem Bay State Park on Oregon Coast for 2 nights earlier this month. I was unable to use the 30 Amp service due to a reverse polarity error on my Progressive EMS. I reported this at...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-18-2017, 09:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,333
Posted By ME for Maine
If you have an iPhone, there's an app for that...

If you have an iPhone, there's an app for that (SpiritLevel)! Works like a champ.
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 07-17-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,770
Posted By ME for Maine
I sometimes tow my 2004 Wrangler TJ Rubicon with...

I sometimes tow my 2004 Wrangler TJ Rubicon with my 2015 View 24G Profile. The Jeep is on the heavy side with 33-inch tires, skid plates, tools, and winch so the combined weight is right at the...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 06-28-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 818
Posted By ME for Maine
I'm a 1%er

Wouldn't you know it - I went to the Apple store today and bought a new iPad with cellular service to use on our road trip starting Friday. I can't back-up from the iCloud to set up the new iPad. ...
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