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Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 11-22-2022, 08:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,130
Posted By fisher99
Nice. My Honda 2000 will only run about 4 hours...

Nice. My Honda 2000 will only run about 4 hours on a tank. But then again I've never needed to run it even that long. The coldest I've camped (and ever hope to camp) has been in the low 20's and my...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 11-22-2022, 11:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,130
Posted By fisher99
I'd hate to draw the short straw and have to go...

I'd hate to draw the short straw and have to go out in the middle of the freezing night to re-fuel the generator... :eek:
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 10-03-2022, 06:23 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,007
Posted By fisher99
Geez! That thing is a monster! What's the...

Geez! That thing is a monster! What's the weight?
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 09-13-2022, 04:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 539
Posted By fisher99
Looks fancy enough to me! Thanks.

Looks fancy enough to me! Thanks.
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 09-13-2022, 10:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 539
Posted By fisher99
What is your mechanism for securing the cap? ...

What is your mechanism for securing the cap? Can't quite decypher it from the pic.
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 08-30-2022, 06:13 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,007
Posted By fisher99
My tailgate hits the hitch pin latch lever too...

My tailgate hits the hitch pin latch lever too (but not the ball). I got some 1/2" wide weather stripping with a peel-off sticky side and stuck it to the latch. Not a terrific solution but should...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-05-2022, 12:25 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 18,650
Posted By fisher99
Glad to hear that you have a solution. Probably...

Glad to hear that you have a solution. Probably the best that you could hope for in this situation. Thanks for reporting back.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-04-2022, 07:21 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 18,650
Posted By fisher99
Not that it has any bearing upon the OP's...

Not that it has any bearing upon the OP's transportation problem, but I can't help wondering why a Cummins Diesel would have a catastrophic failure at only 30k miles.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-03-2022, 01:14 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 18,650
Posted By fisher99
If you have only communicated with Uship via...

If you have only communicated with Uship via online/email, I would suggest getting their phone number from their actual website (not any of their emails) and calling them to talk to them directly. ...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 07-31-2022, 11:10 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,575
Posted By fisher99
I have both the Truma LevelCheck and the Mopeka...

I have both the Truma LevelCheck and the Mopeka sensors that were mentioned earlier in this thread. The Truma is dead accurate but requires removing the tank cover to check the propane level in the...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 07-22-2022, 12:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 325
Posted By fisher99
I just found out that my post (above) is...

I just found out that my post (above) is incorrect. These steps work for transferring recordings to an external hard drive but do not work for transferring recordings to a tablet/iPad. To transfer...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 07-13-2022, 01:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,153
Posted By fisher99
Absolutely! I love mine! Simple installation...

Absolutely! I love mine! Simple installation with no need to try to route wires into your trailer. Just remove all negative wires (and I do mean ALL) from the negative battery post, mount the shunt...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 07-12-2022, 02:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 325
Posted By fisher99
Another option (at least with my Hopper 3) is to...

Another option (at least with my Hopper 3) is to transfer your DVR shows to an external hard drive, an Android tablet, or an iPad. If you transfer to a tablet/iPad you can then either watch on the...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 07-11-2022, 12:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,153
Posted By fisher99
I strongly second this recommendation! I got...

I strongly second this recommendation! I got tired of trying to interpret (guess at) the state of my two 6v's with my simple volt meter and finally installed the Victron Bluetooth SmartShunt. Easy...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 06-29-2022, 05:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,119
Posted By fisher99
Well, a year down the road and I'm still loving...

Well, a year down the road and I'm still loving my Barker VIP 3500 with the 24" stroke. We do some boondocking and have found several occasions where the extra 6" means that I don't have to go...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 06-15-2022, 12:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 563
Posted By fisher99
Absolutely. I now carry a bottle jack as a...

Absolutely. I now carry a bottle jack as a backup and might even pick up a "lightweight" aluminum floor jack if I find a good price. Also carry a good piece of 2x6 or 2x8 as a base for the jack, as...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 06-14-2022, 02:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 563
Posted By fisher99
I use the Andersen Rapid Jack. Works slick. No...

I use the Andersen Rapid Jack. Works slick. No crawling under the trailer. And I have absolutely no qualms about having the trailer supported on 1 wheel while I'm changing the other. However,...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 05-25-2022, 06:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 662
Posted By fisher99
Same for me. My wife, however, apparently has...

Same for me. My wife, however, apparently has skin made of some heat repelling chemistry because she needs near boiling water coming out of the showerhead. And at a very high pressure. She really...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 05-25-2022, 11:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 662
Posted By fisher99
I don't know about the OP, but mine is a Girard.

I don't know about the OP, but mine is a Girard.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 05-24-2022, 08:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 662
Posted By fisher99
The difference is in the heating capacity of RV...

The difference is in the heating capacity of RV vs home units. For example, the Rheem tankless home unit that I was recently looking at is rated at 180,000 BTU's and 8.4 gallons per minute while a...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 05-24-2022, 06:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 662
Posted By fisher99
I can't remember but I think my pressure...

I can't remember but I think my pressure regulator (non-adjustable) is set for 30 or 35 psi.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 05-24-2022, 06:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 662
Posted By fisher99
I guess my reply above didn't actually answer the...

I guess my reply above didn't actually answer the OP's question. I haven't done the swap so I can't comment directly, but it doesn't seem that it would be too hard a job, assuming there is space for...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 05-23-2022, 04:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 662
Posted By fisher99
It took us a while to get used to the tankless...

It took us a while to get used to the tankless water heater in our trailer. Works just fine in the right circumstances, but we have learned that our satisfaction varies greatly with the temperature...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 05-22-2022, 11:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,152
Posted By fisher99
Looks like you have a 2022 model that should...

Looks like you have a 2022 model that should still be covered under warranty? Unless you live hundreds of miles from the dealer where you purchased it, why not take it in and have it fixed? And if...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 05-11-2022, 11:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,984
Posted By fisher99
FWIW: Furrion makes this model that replaces the...

FWIW: Furrion makes this model that replaces the center light: https://furrion.com/collections/cameras/products/vision-s-7-rear-marker-light-observation-system
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 05-03-2022, 08:46 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,384
Posted By fisher99
Regarding fuel going bad: After having carbs...

Regarding fuel going bad: After having carbs rebuilt multiple times on various gas weed trimmers, chainsaws, lawnmowers, and generators over the years (despite running ethanol free gas and...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 05-03-2022, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 403
Posted By fisher99
Interesting. I always thought that factory...

Interesting. I always thought that factory pickup was an option.
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 05-03-2022, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 403
Posted By fisher99
Looks like a roughly 5 hour drive from La Grande...

Looks like a roughly 5 hour drive from La Grande to Sumner, Wa? Why not just drive over and pick it up?
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 04-29-2022, 02:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,067
Posted By fisher99
Bringing this thread to a close: New Carlisle...

Bringing this thread to a close: New Carlisle Radial Trail HD tires mounted on all 4 wheels and ready for the next adventure. Thanks to all for the feedback and thoughts.
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 04-24-2022, 02:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,067
Posted By fisher99
Well, after a bunch of research it appears to me...

Well, after a bunch of research it appears to me that all 3 are good choices. And since I have 1 brand new Carlisle Radial Trail HD already on the trailer (replacing the blown Hercules in my post #4...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 04-22-2022, 10:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,413
Posted By fisher99
Interesting. I have a TT, rather than a MH, but...

Interesting. I have a TT, rather than a MH, but have been considering switching from Good Sam coverage to Coach-Net, as my experience with Good Sam has been severely lacking. Of the 3 times (in the...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 04-22-2022, 01:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,067
Posted By fisher99
Another interesting note about Maxxis. I just...

Another interesting note about Maxxis. I just emailed them to inquire about their speed rating and the response I received says that they are a "Q" rated tire, which is a 99 mph rating. However...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 04-21-2022, 04:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,067
Posted By fisher99
I hadn't seen the "N" speed rating for the...

I hadn't seen the "N" speed rating for the Goodyears, but just confirmed that on their website. Thanks for pointing that out.
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 04-20-2022, 11:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,067
Posted By fisher99
Interesting. One of the reasons I'm buying new...

Interesting. One of the reasons I'm buying new tires is because I just got back from a 3,000 mile trip during which the one Hercules 10 ply tire on my trailer (purchased at roughly the same time as...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 04-20-2022, 06:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,067
Posted By fisher99
Needing New Tires

Looking to put new tires on my 2013 Wind River 280RLS and before making a purchase thought I'd get the collective current thoughts of this wise group. Here's what I am considering:

MAXXIS: ...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 04-12-2022, 10:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,086
Posted By fisher99
Ok. That makes sense. I was misunderstanding the...

Ok. That makes sense. I was misunderstanding the synchronize function, thinking it was simple telling the shunt to update the app with current information. Thanks for the clarification!
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 04-07-2022, 06:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,086
Posted By fisher99
Could you elaborate on these 2 items? I just...

Could you elaborate on these 2 items? I just installed a SmartShunt and looking at the instructions it "seems" like I should turn off "Battery start synchronized", as you sugggest, but then would...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 04-03-2022, 06:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,974
Posted By fisher99
I know virtually nothing about electrical...

I know virtually nothing about electrical systems. However, if you read his original post he says that the trailer is plugged into shore power. If the trailer is plugged into shore power, even if...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 04-03-2022, 11:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,086
Posted By fisher99
My Wind River 280RLS is 34' from bumper to hitch....

My Wind River 280RLS is 34' from bumper to hitch. When I'm sitting in my chair at the back of the trailer it is hit and miss, but if I take a couple steps towards the front it is solid. Would be nice...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 04-02-2022, 08:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,086
Posted By fisher99
Exactly why I went with the Victron Bluetooth...

Exactly why I went with the Victron Bluetooth SmartShunt...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 04-02-2022, 08:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,909
Posted By fisher99
Be sure to check the specs of the airbags that...

Be sure to check the specs of the airbags that you install before you start pumping air into them. The Firestone airbags that I installed on a Chevy Tahoe a few years back had a range of 5 to 25 lbs.
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 04-02-2022, 08:16 PM
Replies: 1,872
Views: 858,384
Posted By fisher99
My Wind River 280RLS is 34' from bumper to hitch....

My Wind River 280RLS is 34' from bumper to hitch. When I'm sitting in my chair at the back of the trailer it is hit and miss, but if I take a couple steps towards the front it is solid. Would be...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 03-29-2022, 01:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,984
Posted By fisher99
This surely gets the "Elegent in it's simplicity"...

This surely gets the "Elegent in it's simplicity" award! :thumb:
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 03-28-2022, 06:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 465
Posted By fisher99
The problem I have with my RV Lock (brand name)...

The problem I have with my RV Lock (brand name) is that the metal dust cover that keeps dirt out of the lock and is supposed to slide out of the way when you insert the key, is extremely stubborn and...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 03-26-2022, 12:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 465
Posted By fisher99
I have found that my RV Lock keys take patience,...

I have found that my RV Lock keys take patience, but they do work in both the deadbolt lock and the handle lock. I can't just push the key into the slot and have it work. Usually takes some gentle...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 03-14-2022, 01:33 PM
Replies: 1,872
Views: 858,384
Posted By fisher99
Installed a Victron Smart Shunt. Aside from...

Installed a Victron Smart Shunt. Aside from excellent battery management it's great entertainment switching loads on/off and watching the (instant) result on my tablet's display. No more guessing...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 02-23-2022, 11:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 867
Posted By fisher99
Interested in doing this as well, so will be...

Interested in doing this as well, so will be watching this thread.
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 02-19-2022, 11:23 AM
Replies: 1,872
Views: 858,384
Posted By fisher99
I ordered the Torklift model A8003, which is...

I ordered the Torklift model A8003, which is their 3 step model that fits a 27 1/2" opening. But if you go to their website it will give you instructions on how to select the proper model for your...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 02-18-2022, 05:33 PM
Replies: 1,872
Views: 858,384
Posted By fisher99
Yes, I did adjust the hinge tension on mine. ...

Yes, I did adjust the hinge tension on mine. Just be sure to make tiny adjustments (1/32 - 1/16") as indicated in the manual.
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 02-18-2022, 03:03 PM
Replies: 1,872
Views: 858,384
Posted By fisher99
We are loving our TorkLift Glow Steps! Wish I'd...

We are loving our TorkLift Glow Steps! Wish I'd have done this years ago!

Commenting on your "Con #2": When I store our steps I make sure to set the legs back to an even setting (if we had been...
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