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Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 05-23-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,948
Posted By biggcrisp
The problem with pulling out to let traffic pass...

The problem with pulling out to let traffic pass is the shear number of cars and mcís would have us pulling over at every pullout. Itís a National Parks road - not a commuter road.
Itís very intent...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-23-2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,328
Posted By biggcrisp
Me and the Ice Queen would be awfully envious of...

Me and the Ice Queen would be awfully envious of the renters living in our home while we were slumming in the rv down by the river. NO WAY IN HECK!
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 05-22-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,948
Posted By biggcrisp
I completely agree, we encountered a large number...

I completely agree, we encountered a large number of rvís running the brp.
The road was super busy near Asheville. Probably folks just joy driving.
Itís an adventure, otherwise it wouldnít be...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-16-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,566
Posted By biggcrisp
What happened? The perfect ending for a camper....

What happened? The perfect ending for a camper. Going out in a ball of fire. You donít have to worry about disposal and the camper doesnít become a neglected eye-sore sitting until eternity.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-16-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,850
Posted By biggcrisp
Great point! I might add that the reservation...

Great point! I might add that the reservation system has taken its toll on me. We donít ever know where we want to go or what the weather is going to do 6 months out. Seems like there is someone...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-15-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,850
Posted By biggcrisp
Maybe a couple dozen. We drive versus camp. ...

Maybe a couple dozen. We drive versus camp. Itís not that we donít enjoy camping... thereís just not enough time (excuse). We spend about 50 or more evenings sitting under the awning in the S&B...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-14-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,087
Posted By biggcrisp
Mine has side coach turn signals from the...

Mine has side coach turn signals from the factory. I replaced the incandescent bulb with an led. Now the side cameras only work with the blinker and marker lights on. Plus the rear camera is always...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-13-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,711
Posted By biggcrisp
I left a bag of coffee grounds open inside a...

I left a bag of coffee grounds open inside a camper - over the winter.
I thought it smelled amazing!
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-13-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,281
Posted By biggcrisp
18,000. Just starting year 3. Itís tough to...

18,000. Just starting year 3.

Itís tough to find time for travel.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-13-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,041
Posted By biggcrisp
Yep, always turn off the water and water heater.

Yep, always turn off the water and water heater.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-11-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 21,519
Views: 1,625,331
Posted By biggcrisp
If the original bill doesnít kill it... all of...

If the original bill doesnít kill it... all of the ďsurprise billsĒ will make it wish for the painless relief of death.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-11-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 452
Posted By biggcrisp
Have you watched the skoolie YouTube builds? ...

Have you watched the skoolie YouTube builds? They are very expensive, time and labor intensive. Plus you have to have the bus mechanicalís gone through for reliability. I have seen many abandoned...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-10-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 21,519
Views: 1,625,331
Posted By biggcrisp
Probably the same people that would bring a body...

Probably the same people that would bring a body back to life as opposed to someone that would help you hide the body.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-10-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 582
Posted By biggcrisp
No. lol. We actually got out to the National...

No. lol. We actually got out to the National parks... walked amongst the many people entering and exiting the rentals. The rental to privately owned was easily 10:1. Mostly European and Australian....
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-10-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 21,519
Views: 1,625,331
Posted By biggcrisp
Never mind... some people. lol

Never mind... some people. lol
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-09-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 582
Posted By biggcrisp
Capital Reef heading north.

Capital Reef heading north.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-09-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,428
Posted By biggcrisp
Itís also wet outside everywhere except for where...

Itís also wet outside everywhere except for where itís dry.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-08-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,717
Posted By biggcrisp
28Ē from NAPA.

28Ē from NAPA.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-08-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 582
Posted By biggcrisp
We just made a cross country trip: Indiana,...

We just made a cross country trip:

Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee- picked up the Natchez trace, Alabama, Mississippi, then headed nw to Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona-...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 05-08-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,948
Posted By biggcrisp
We ran it with a small class a and noticed every...

We ran it with a small class a and noticed every imaginable type of rv combination going north and south.

Is it curvy? Yes. But, thatís not going to be what slows you down. It is very hilly! As...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-07-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 21,519
Views: 1,625,331
Posted By biggcrisp
I might have just killed every gas versus diesel...

I might have just killed every gas versus diesel thread... ever.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-04-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,849
Posted By biggcrisp
The better question is: why on earth would...

The better question is: why on earth would someone with a DP budget buy a gasser? If personal financial circumstances change then trade up if thatís your real hobby.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-04-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,181
Posted By biggcrisp
We have a 2016 with maple cabinets. The inside is...

We have a 2016 with maple cabinets. The inside is not much different than something from the 1970ís. I noticed a sticker inside a basement door that says something to the effect of the design being...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-02-2019, 05:57 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 20,191
Posted By biggcrisp
Can those houseless folks vote? Kinda hope...

Can those houseless folks vote?

Kinda hope it passes... power to the rv community.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-27-2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,650
Posted By biggcrisp
I just returned from a cross country 18 state...

I just returned from a cross country 18 state trip that included the Colorado Rockies. I was lucky to break 6 mpg in every state. I ran anywhere from 50 to 65 mph with the cruise off and on. Nothing...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-21-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 633
Posted By biggcrisp
Just travelled that route a couple of days ago......

Just travelled that route a couple of days ago... possibly THE worst road in North America. My copilot is certain that the RV wheels left the highway multiple times. Just saying be ready.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 04-01-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 469
Posted By biggcrisp
The day will come that EV will be the normal...

The day will come that EV will be the normal choice for RV TOAD.

The possibilities for boondocking power, braking regeneration, and possibly even propulsion are obvious.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-01-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,325
Posted By biggcrisp
I thought the 2 best days are the day of purchase...

I thought the 2 best days are the day of purchase and day of sale 🤷*♂️
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-31-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 20,528
Posted By biggcrisp
Hindsight: ďsome people canít handle the truth.Ē ...

Hindsight: ďsome people canít handle the truth.Ē Probably wouldíve spent a day airing it out and a quick appointment with Zebart for an interior detail. Limp over to BMW and say: itís broke!
...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-30-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,211
Posted By biggcrisp
Uhm, expect your mechanic to call looking for his...

Uhm, expect your mechanic to call looking for his dog.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-27-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,007
Posted By biggcrisp
Iím going to say that my 2015/2016 has been...

Iím going to say that my 2015/2016 has been reliable. Itís also louder than a pack of coon hounds.

I installed an onan 2800 exhaust silencer from Amazon that reduced the tailpipe noise to near...
Forum: Just Conversation 03-22-2019, 06:14 AM
Replies: 41
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Posted By biggcrisp
You guys could just send me your pot money and I...

You guys could just send me your pot money and I will send back a hammer. Whenever you want to experience a higher level just whack your thumb with the hammer...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-05-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 768
Posted By biggcrisp
Outside entertainment center is our least used...

Outside entertainment center is our least used accessory. In order to hear what you want to watch the sound has to be at a higher volume than surrounding noise. Makes for an uncomfortable experience....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-04-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,189
Posted By biggcrisp
My dogs like to lay next to the doghouse. They...

My dogs like to lay next to the doghouse. They make a great sound and heat barrier... thatís why itís called a doghouse. Just Kidding. That factory noise proofing looks amazing!
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-03-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,996
Posted By biggcrisp
Site costs, availability, unit age questions

Campground site availability:

We donít make reservation period. We also donít camp holiday weekends or middle summer months. Last year we were denied entry one time at a state park. Not because...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 03-01-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 26
Bounder: Furnace Issues
Views: 2,294
Posted By biggcrisp
Mine does sound like a jet engine spooling-up....

Mine does sound like a jet engine spooling-up. The amount of heat ours puts out is amazing. But it does cycle off/on especially at startup.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-01-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 916
Posted By biggcrisp
March is our crunch month for everything all at...

March is our crunch month for everything all at once... just git er done.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-01-2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 916
Posted By biggcrisp
March is our crunch month for everything all at...

March is our crunch month for everything all at once... just git er done.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-28-2019, 06:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,210
Posted By biggcrisp
Having spent some time at an airport and learning...

Having spent some time at an airport and learning a thing or two about pre-flight... I donít get into any moving vehicle without doing some inspections. Honestly, and I know Iím not invited, I...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 02-26-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 26
Bounder: Furnace Issues
Views: 2,294
Posted By biggcrisp
Mine has always done the same thing since new. I...

Mine has always done the same thing since new. I just figured it was more efficient this way because it was using the heat internally versus blowing it out the exhaust. It doesnít take more than a...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-24-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 756
Posted By biggcrisp
I have been wondering about the same thing. We...

I have been wondering about the same thing. We are leaving June 13th from the Midwest... heading due west using 72, 36 & 80 to Jackson Hole. We will explore the Grand Tetons, Yellowstone, Glacier,...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-23-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 19,790
Posted By biggcrisp
I have to agree with the OP. The whole...

I have to agree with the OP. The whole reservation system really grinds my gears. I bet 25% of camp spots get reserved by no-shows. I have also experienced fellow campers of all ages passing...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 02-22-2019, 05:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 979
Posted By biggcrisp
Windshield shade fixed!

Opportunity for any upgrade equals satisfaction of ownership.
This is the proper attitude we should all have regarding just about anything that goes wrong with these beast.

Well, other than...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-20-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,154
Posted By biggcrisp
Iím not going to answer your questions about 8...

Iím not going to answer your questions about 8 months down south in the summer because I leave mine alone for 4 months up north during the winter. Therefore I donít really know what to do in your...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-18-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 903
Posted By biggcrisp
You are wondering if the slide is not built...

You are wondering if the slide is not built strong enough to support all the weight. It WAS attached with lag bolts which pulled out of the plywood floor.

No doubt you have a mess on your hands. ...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-17-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,246
Posted By biggcrisp
Problems with my motor home slide outs: Day...

Problems with my motor home slide outs:

Day 1, slide goes out and will not move back in. Problem was the controller was bad. Lesson learned was figuring out the layers/maze of warranty coverage....
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 02-13-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,371
Posted By biggcrisp
I despise the gray holding tank size on my rig...

I despise the gray holding tank size on my rig (basically same as yours). Iím going to try and add some type of leak proof equalizer pipes. Not just using the dump crossover tricks. The problem is...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-09-2019, 06:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 734
Posted By biggcrisp
You wonít have any trouble finding air at the...

You wonít have any trouble finding air at the truck stop/truck lanes. I would recommend finding a campground (that has water open) on your second night. That way you arenít as rushed as you are going...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 02-08-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 618
Posted By biggcrisp
Thinking about driving through Yellowstone......

Thinking about driving through Yellowstone... when is the earliest everyone would recommend based on the passes being opened up? We donít really care about the normal tourist stuff. Just getting...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-05-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 23,724
Posted By biggcrisp
What does "No Trucks over X Tons..." mean to an RV?

Yes, there clearly is a difference.

I attend government meetings and understand where the lingo is coming from and what the intent is. As has already been explained.

Example: sign posted limit...
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