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Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 03-04-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,798
Posted By Blackbelle
Keymastr, How do you like their performance,...

Keymastr, How do you like their performance, I'm am looking for batteries that will do well in Boondocking situations
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 03-04-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,798
Posted By Blackbelle
Thanks for the information. Is anyone using the...

Thanks for the information. Is anyone using the 6 volt interstate batteries from Costco? 81 each isn't bad compared to 128 for Trojans.
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 03-03-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,798
Posted By Blackbelle
Copy that thank you for the info

Copy that thank you for the info
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 03-03-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,798
Posted By Blackbelle
FYI just looking for members with my model if...

FYI just looking for members with my model if they had any problems with placement on the tray.
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 03-03-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,798
Posted By Blackbelle
12 volt standard deep cycle.

12 volt standard deep cycle.
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 03-03-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,798
Posted By Blackbelle
Battery Question

I have a 2015 Windriver 250RDSW, my batteries are on their last legs. I was originally going to replace with Lithium, but the cold weather charging thing has me rethinking that. Can anyone tell me...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 02-19-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,688
Posted By Blackbelle
Portable Generators for 13.5 AC and other items?

I researched lots and went with two Yamaha 2000's with a parallel cable. I only use the air conditioner a couple times a year but camp throughout the year. Having a small generator to charge and...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 02-11-2018, 12:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,565
Posted By Blackbelle
I have a 2015 Windriver. You will love the...

I have a 2015 Windriver. You will love the fireplace.
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 02-10-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 999
Posted By Blackbelle
Congrats, safe travels.

Congrats, safe travels.
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 01-10-2018, 02:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,017
Posted By Blackbelle
Mine are actually pretty big (Zamp 200 portable)....

Mine are actually pretty big (Zamp 200 portable). I usually will put it in my truck or laying on the rv bed.
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 01-09-2018, 01:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 793
Posted By Blackbelle
I have the portable 200 Zamp, and I don't unplug...

I have the portable 200 Zamp, and I don't unplug when using my Yamaha generators
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 12-19-2017, 12:06 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 19,510
Posted By Blackbelle
Just FYI I wasn't intending on mixing batteries...

Just FYI I wasn't intending on mixing batteries just charging the lithiums with a solar panel on the AGM setting. My understanding these a smart batteries that will not let you overcharge them. It...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 12-18-2017, 11:19 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 19,510
Posted By Blackbelle
I have a portable Zamp 200 watt panel with...

I have a portable Zamp 200 watt panel with controller, it doesn't have a setting for lithium batteries. I was told by lithium battery manufacturer that the AGM setting at 14.4 will work just fine....
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 12-16-2017, 11:22 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 19,510
Posted By Blackbelle
https://youtu.be/KT9sKfU-sQs

https://youtu.be/KT9sKfU-sQs
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 12-16-2017, 11:19 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 19,510
Posted By Blackbelle
https://youtu.be/aCT_275ca2g

https://youtu.be/aCT_275ca2g
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 12-16-2017, 11:06 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 19,510
Posted By Blackbelle
Also they are capable of being fully recharged in...

Also they are capable of being fully recharged in several hours compared to flooded batteries that take much longer to fully get to float level.
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 12-16-2017, 11:04 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 19,510
Posted By Blackbelle
Another fact of lithium is they stay at the same...

Another fact of lithium is they stay at the same rate of discharge as they draw down. Flooded batteries produce less power as they are drawing down. Hence you will notice your lights starting to...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 12-10-2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 33,040
Posted By Blackbelle
I retire in August so...I would love to see...

I retire in August so...I would love to see something in the Midwest or east coast. Maybe big enough place that you don't have to reserve a space a year ahead.
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 08-28-2017, 10:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,158
Posted By Blackbelle
I have topped my batteries off with the charger. ...

I have topped my batteries off with the charger. You have to use the battery disconnect while the trailer is not in use. It has charged from 3/4 to full over a week or so. It won't stay up with...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 08-21-2017, 10:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,053
Posted By Blackbelle
I have stayed at immigrant Springs, before a huge...

I have stayed at immigrant Springs, before a huge amount of road noise for me. I just stayed at the Wildhorse RV park next to the Casino about two weeks ago. I would for sure go there again. They...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 05-25-2017, 10:00 AM
Replies: 608
Views: 90,198
Posted By Blackbelle
Sorry, about that. Near Diamond Lake Oregon.

Sorry, about that. Near Diamond Lake Oregon.
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 05-25-2017, 09:56 AM
Replies: 608
Views: 90,198
Posted By Blackbelle
Diamond Lake area, near Crater Lake.

Diamond Lake area, near Crater Lake.
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 05-25-2017, 02:25 AM
Replies: 608
Views: 90,198
Posted By Blackbelle
Lac, I know what you mean. May weather lol.162959

Lac, I know what you mean. May weather lol.162959
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 05-17-2017, 02:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,498
Posted By Blackbelle
As with any RV there can be issues. ORV has bent...

As with any RV there can be issues. ORV has bent over backwards to fix any issues I have had with my trailer( Todd Morton )specifically. I think they have been great to work with, and have read lots...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 05-13-2017, 10:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,726
Posted By Blackbelle
I have had the Reese dual cam sway control an two...

I have had the Reese dual cam sway control an two trailers now and wouldn't hesitate to get it again.
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 05-03-2017, 10:48 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,734
Posted By Blackbelle
lol I hope the food was good

lol I hope the food was good
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 05-01-2017, 12:59 AM
Replies: 608
Views: 90,198
Posted By Blackbelle
I was south on I 5 today headed down from...

I was south on I 5 today headed down from Anachortes Washington to Oregon. I must have seen 6 ORVs headed North two Windrivers and one Glacier peak. The others were newer rigs, and I couldn't see...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 04-29-2017, 11:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,165
Posted By Blackbelle
I have the slide towers on my Windriver and the...

I have the slide towers on my Windriver and the fresh water heating pad. I am glad I have both. I just camped in Bend and Prineville a month ago. Temps got down into the low twenties and high...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 04-18-2017, 11:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,734
Posted By Blackbelle
Nice pictures guys. Thanks, it just helps me plan...

Nice pictures guys. Thanks, it just helps me plan for more places I need to go to. Except for that secret spot in Washington Tuquala posted. lol
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 04-18-2017, 12:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,734
Posted By Blackbelle
Lol my picture was from a week ago. Got down to...

Lol my picture was from a week ago. Got down to 25, and a windstorm. It was great to be in our Windriver. Listening to the wind howl outside. While relaxing inside, painted with the glow from our...
Forum: Boondocking 04-18-2017, 12:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,602
Posted By Blackbelle
I too am a advocate of two generators, I went...

I too am a advocate of two generators, I went with the Yamaha 2000se2 model with a parallel cable. As stated previously most of t.he time you are only going to use one for charging and small power...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 04-16-2017, 11:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,734
Posted By Blackbelle
Nice photos Tuquala

Nice photos Tuquala
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 04-16-2017, 10:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,734
Posted By Blackbelle
Been near there but never camped.

Been near there but never camped.
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 04-16-2017, 06:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,734
Posted By Blackbelle
Wow nice

Wow nice
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 04-16-2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,734
Posted By Blackbelle
Best camping spots pictures

How about posting your ORV Picts in one of your best campsites to date. I will start it out with Prineville Reservoir State Park in Oregon. I was there for a few days earlier this month. Almost no...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 04-16-2017, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By Blackbelle
Happy Easter

Happy Easter
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 03-16-2017, 12:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,281
Posted By Blackbelle
I might hit it with a coat of navel jelly then...

I might hit it with a coat of navel jelly then paint it. Navel jelly reacts to the rust and should help kill it and make it a paintable surface.
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 02-02-2017, 10:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,690
Posted By Blackbelle
Welcome from Roseburg Oregon.

Welcome from Roseburg Oregon.
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 01-23-2017, 12:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,171
Posted By Blackbelle
Good luck Scott and Sandy Gugel 2015...

Good luck


Scott and Sandy Gugel
2015 Wind River 250RDSW/ 2015 Chevy 2500 HD
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 01-13-2017, 11:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,171
Posted By Blackbelle
I bought a new Wind River in Feb of 2016, I...

I bought a new Wind River in Feb of 2016, I haven't seen a trailer to date, and I have seen lots,that have the same quality of amenities, from the insulated windows, large tanks, wired for solar,...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 01-10-2017, 04:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 911
Posted By Blackbelle
Thanks all Scott and Sandy Gugel 2015...

Thanks all


Scott and Sandy Gugel
2015 Wind River 250RDSW/ 2015 Chevy 2500 HD
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 01-10-2017, 01:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 911
Posted By Blackbelle
Question to All you Canadians out there.

I heard from a Canadian friend that because Canada is celebrating its 150 th birthday, cost to enter nation parks are free this year. The question is, does that mean camping in the national parks...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 01-05-2017, 01:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 815
Posted By Blackbelle
I am pulling a 250rdsw with the Chevy 3/4 ton...

I am pulling a 250rdsw with the Chevy 3/4 ton with a 6 liter. From ball to bumper it's 31 ft plus. Alittle over 7000 dry. If I get 9 to 9.5 I think I am doing good.


Scott and Sandy Gugel...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 12-29-2016, 09:42 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,403
Posted By Blackbelle
Cold weather go away, lol we were going to leave...

Cold weather go away, lol we were going to leave on Friday and spend new year on the Oregon coast. But traveling back the weather will be high 20s to low 30s. Which means black ice on Oregon...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 12-25-2016, 10:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,086
Posted By Blackbelle
Merry Christmas from Roseburg Oregon. ...

Merry Christmas from Roseburg Oregon.


Scott and Sandy Gugel
2015 Wind River 250RDSW/ 2015 Chevy 2500 HD
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 11-22-2016, 11:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,037
Posted By Blackbelle
I would also say, lots of times A used trailer...

I would also say, lots of times A used trailer has all the problem issues fixed. Just check it over well and ask for repair records if the owner has them.


Scott and Sandy Gugel
2015 Wind...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 11-20-2016, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 555
Posted By Blackbelle
Thank you. Scott and Sandy Gugel 2015...

Thank you.


Scott and Sandy Gugel
2015 Wind River 250RDSW/ 2015 Chevy 2500 HD
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 11-18-2016, 08:58 AM
Replies: 608
Views: 90,198
Posted By Blackbelle
Saw a nice Wind River parked at the 7 Feathers...

Saw a nice Wind River parked at the 7 Feathers Casino in the lower lot. In Canyonville Oregon. Hope you won! Safe travels.


Scott and Sandy Gugel
2015 Wind River 250RDSW/ 2015 Chevy 2500 HD
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 11-12-2016, 10:22 PM
Replies: 608
Views: 90,198
Posted By Blackbelle
A Creek Side headed south today on I-5 near...

A Creek Side headed south today on I-5 near Canyonville Oregon around 3:30 pm.


Scott and Sandy Gugel
2015 Wind River 250RDSW/ 2015 Chevy 2500 HD
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 11-04-2016, 10:15 PM
Replies: 608
Views: 90,198
Posted By Blackbelle
Saw a nice Timber Ridge today, eastbound on Hwy...

Saw a nice Timber Ridge today, eastbound on Hwy 42 near Winston Oregon.


Scott and Sandy Gugel
2015 Wind River 250RDSW/ 2015 Chevy 2500 HD
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