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Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 03-30-2010, 11:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,262
Posted By blacktie.shooter
Beagle, we will be driving down I-5 from...

Beagle, we will be driving down I-5 from Vancouver, WA in a couple weeks on the way to Phoenix to see family. Any good tips you could pass on about which lodges would be good to overnight at would...
Forum: Just Conversation 03-29-2010, 02:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,167
Posted By blacktie.shooter
It's sort of like CHS, which I have. Means...

It's sort of like CHS, which I have. Means "Can't Hear Squat," or something like that. Sometimes I modify it, depending upon the audience.

Ken
:rofl:
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-29-2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,854
Posted By blacktie.shooter
I agree about unearned bad raps, and I was not...

I agree about unearned bad raps, and I was not trying to do that, I simply did not have that information, and was having a heck of a time trying to get it directly from Coachnet - hence the question....
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-29-2010, 01:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,854
Posted By blacktie.shooter
Their lack of response was what triggered my...

Their lack of response was what triggered my question in the first place. I have actually used them three or four times, and was getting suspicious if they were trying to ditch me because I was not...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-29-2010, 12:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,854
Posted By blacktie.shooter
I do not believe asking a question constitutes...

I do not believe asking a question constitutes starting a rumor, and the reason I asked the question in the first place is that I was not sure. I would have thought that would have been obvious.
...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-29-2010, 11:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,854
Posted By blacktie.shooter
Does anyone know if Coachnet is still around? ...

Does anyone know if Coachnet is still around? They did not send renewal info. They don't answer their phone. They don't answer their email. Think I'll switch to GS.

Ken
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-28-2009, 04:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,698
Posted By blacktie.shooter
Becker, I don't know where you live, but there is...

Becker, I don't know where you live, but there is a book you can buy at CW (in the West, at least) that spells out in detail all of the major, and from what I can see, a good share of minor grades on...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-25-2009, 10:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,973
Posted By blacktie.shooter
Finally! A true lawyer "Gotcha!" Very good. ...

Finally! A true lawyer "Gotcha!" Very good.
:goodjob::clap:
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 08-23-2009, 01:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,343
Posted By blacktie.shooter
Funny!

:laugh::rofl::2funny::clap:
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 08-23-2009, 01:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,290
Posted By blacktie.shooter
Me, too!

Exactly so, Jim Stewart, me too, except for the ten years. Will take me a little longer. :thumb:
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 08-21-2009, 12:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,915
Posted By blacktie.shooter
Depends partly upon how much you are willing to...

Depends partly upon how much you are willing to spend. I have the Brake Buddy, myself, got it as part of a tow package setup, from K&C Trailer in Eugene, OR.

I have never had the problem Cruzer...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-21-2009, 11:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 14,854
Posted By blacktie.shooter
Too Little Usage

10,000 miles in four years? My guess is that the coach has spent way too much time sitting, probably in the sun, not being exercised with anywhere near enough frequency, and the tires are beginning...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-21-2009, 11:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,877
Posted By blacktie.shooter
Don't Worry - Be Happy!

There is no question in my mind that those who worry about depreciation are the same ones who spend an inordinate amount of time trying to squeeze every drop out of the fuel mileage question, and...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 08-19-2009, 06:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,503
Posted By blacktie.shooter
Can't say I've used one on a kitchen counter, but...

Can't say I've used one on a kitchen counter, but the first thing that comes to mind is my hole saw attachment for my 3/8" drill, with different diameter blades.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-13-2009, 11:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,683
Posted By blacktie.shooter
There is something that causes that, but I don't...

There is something that causes that, but I don't remember what you call it! :laugh:
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-13-2009, 11:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,611
Posted By blacktie.shooter
I'll drink to that! I've had Coachnet for...

I'll drink to that!

I've had Coachnet for several years, and they have been great! Broke down up on the Mogollon Rim in AZ; what a good feeling to see the truck pull in to the NFS campground,...
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 08-11-2009, 01:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,589
Posted By blacktie.shooter
By Golly, you sold me! Never thought about it...

By Golly, you sold me! Never thought about it that way. Going to put my old camping percolator back in the coach. That's what the propane stove is for, right? Also have a little butane stove,...
Forum: Just Conversation 08-11-2009, 01:12 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,026
Posted By blacktie.shooter
Thank you! And that should be, "'Nuff Said!" I am...

Thank you! And that should be, "'Nuff Said!" I am stunned and at a loss to understand why it is so necessary to exercise "free speach" into politics, etc., in a private forum.

I won't belabor;...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-11-2009, 12:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,683
Posted By blacktie.shooter
I have to back up Old Snipe, I remember the...

I have to back up Old Snipe, I remember the article, and posted the gist of it in another thread. I'm not saying you're not all correct, I thought about that, also, at the time. I cannot quote...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 08-09-2009, 10:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,653
Posted By blacktie.shooter
Onan says . . .

FWIW, my Onan manual says my 7KW genset will use .4 gph no load, .7 gph half load, and 1.1 gph full load. Going down the road with both roof units running, I'm guessing that pretty much qualifies as...
Forum: Vintage RV's 08-09-2009, 10:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,334
Posted By blacktie.shooter
You are going to have some serious fun, without...

You are going to have some serious fun, without the large investment. Good job. :thumb: When we bought our first coach in 1975, a 22', built by Fan Trailer (everyone was getting into the act back...
Forum: Just Conversation 08-09-2009, 12:43 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,026
Posted By blacktie.shooter
:thumb::laugh::clap:

:thumb::laugh::clap:
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-08-2009, 06:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,589
Posted By blacktie.shooter
You bet, Rich, I do this all the time. I also...

You bet, Rich, I do this all the time. I also try to keep my speed in the 56-58 range; doesn't always work, but I really make it point to not run over 60. Pushing that big frontal area down the...
Forum: Just Conversation 08-08-2009, 06:26 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,026
Posted By blacktie.shooter
Couldn't agree more, even the politics and...

Couldn't agree more, even the politics and religion . . . except on this website. They have pretty clearly stated that those two subjects are verboten, and it is their right to take that position....
Forum: Just Conversation 08-08-2009, 02:19 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,026
Posted By blacktie.shooter
Exactly so, 007. One of the reasons I enjoy, and...

Exactly so, 007. One of the reasons I enjoy, and repeatedly visit, this site, is exactly what Janet said. The fact that those topics are not allowed should be the end of it. For those who adamant...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 08-06-2009, 11:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,653
Posted By blacktie.shooter
I agree with griff, for a couple of reasons: ...

I agree with griff, for a couple of reasons:

Dash air does put an additional load on an engine, that is already working far harder than a car engine. I don't want to put the additional strain on...
Forum: New Member Check-In 08-04-2009, 03:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,071
Posted By blacktie.shooter
Welcome to RVing, and to this website, you'll...

Welcome to RVing, and to this website, you'll have a ball!

If you're crowding to the left, that is just fine. Most newbies (and my DW) tend to run right up to, or over, the right lane marker,...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 08-02-2009, 01:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,583
Posted By blacktie.shooter
Exactly. Always take the time, every chance you...

Exactly. Always take the time, every chance you get. You will find that the best part of every trip is the "shunpiking" section, where you putter along down some winding scenic two-lane country...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 08-01-2009, 12:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,453
Posted By blacktie.shooter
Gone? Is this true? I didn't know that. If so,...

Gone? Is this true? I didn't know that. If so, what is available in its place?
:anyone:
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-01-2009, 11:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,415
Posted By blacktie.shooter
Right on - plus a good book to read until...

Right on - plus a good book to read until Coachnet sends someone. :rolleyes: (I almost missed you, Jim, you changed avatars again.)
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-31-2009, 10:33 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,846
Posted By blacktie.shooter
Wow, Neil, that looks like the real deal,...

Wow, Neil, that looks like the real deal, especially if you need to cook for a large group. After looking at your pix, I need to go to Weber's site and see if they have pix of their Q that everyone...
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 07-30-2009, 06:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,206
Posted By blacktie.shooter
Sounds like a plan to me. Where do I buy a roll...

Sounds like a plan to me. Where do I buy a roll of aluminum? And why a roll? Wouldn't you need to be able to fold it flat for storage? Or do you buy sheet aluminum and piano hinges and fabricate...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-30-2009, 06:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,846
Posted By blacktie.shooter
To solve the grill on the picnic table issue, CW...

To solve the grill on the picnic table issue, CW has a stand that folds flat for storage, sets up easily, and will hold most any of the small propane grills that coach people typically carry around....
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-28-2009, 12:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,973
Posted By blacktie.shooter
Thanks for posting this again, I did not know...

Thanks for posting this again, I did not know that. I've just been mindlessly sticking that cheapie on the faucet without regard to actual pressure. My last pressure gauge may still be on a faucet in...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-27-2009, 12:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,893
Posted By blacktie.shooter
:laugh: :clap: SPARE me! (I tried not to, just...

:laugh: :clap:
SPARE me! (I tried not to, just couldn't help myself.) :hide:


Excellent info; yes, it really does. :Thanx:
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 07-26-2009, 11:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,803
Posted By blacktie.shooter
Yes, yes, and yes. Exactly how I am set up. :D...

Yes, yes, and yes. Exactly how I am set up. :D Thank you very much. I was concerned that I might have fried something. Is this a great website, or what?
Ken
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-26-2009, 11:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,893
Posted By blacktie.shooter
Great "tack hammer," Jim Stewart. Thanks much,...

Great "tack hammer," Jim Stewart. Thanks much, this really is new info to me.
Ken


I ran Bridgestones once - on my MG in 1960! (Gave away my age, huh?) It sounds like they may be a little more...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 07-25-2009, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,803
Posted By blacktie.shooter
:facepalm: Dang! This is the way mine is...

:facepalm: Dang!

This is the way mine is hooked up right now. Have I possible done some damage?
If I understand wa9yxm correctly, coax should go from antenna to DTV convertor "IN" then "OUT"...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 07-25-2009, 11:32 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,453
Posted By blacktie.shooter
Thanks for adding that, Fred, that is something I...

Thanks for adding that, Fred, that is something I would never have thought of. I changed my tranny to full syn, specifically to guard against heat buildup - which I assumed occured when climbing a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-25-2009, 11:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,893
Posted By blacktie.shooter
All Done!

Yes, I sure can, and it's too bad. Out of this whole thread, I got two serious answers to my question. Sorry, everyone, I didn't realize I was being frivolous. Whey don't we all just close this...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-23-2009, 06:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 14,811
Posted By blacktie.shooter
I've used it twice; the second one was a...

I've used it twice; the second one was a "freebie" coupon I got when I had some other fairly major work done. My sense is that is definitely worth doing. They don't claim 100% effective results;...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-23-2009, 05:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,893
Posted By blacktie.shooter
:laugh: Thanks for the input. Love the...

:laugh: Thanks for the input. Love the description. I assume you meant they ride good, which sounds good to me, but must confess, never heard of them. Two questions:

Where are they available?...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-23-2009, 05:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,532
Posted By blacktie.shooter
Run your genset and use the coach air, anyway. ...

Run your genset and use the coach air, anyway. You take the load off of your engine, which is a good thing, and exercise your generator at the same time, something you need to do at least every...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 07-23-2009, 05:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,187
Posted By blacktie.shooter
Yes, and it logically follows, that is where they...

Yes, and it logically follows, that is where they are going to be. You won't find any, or darn few, where there are the same number of people. Your best bet will probably be the campgrounds you...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 07-23-2009, 05:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,187
Posted By blacktie.shooter
Try this one . ....

Try this one . . https://www.wififreespot.com/index.html (https://www.wififreespot.com/index.html)
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-22-2009, 02:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,961
Posted By blacktie.shooter
Wow! Great point! Never even thought of that;...

Wow! Great point! Never even thought of that; scary. :facepalm:
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-22-2009, 02:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,746
Posted By blacktie.shooter
As a lawyer, you are certainly qualified to make...

As a lawyer, you are certainly qualified to make that statement, but I must say, it surprises me. I am not a lawyer, but have been involved in a couple of Chapter 7 conversions, and in both cases...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-21-2009, 06:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,893
Posted By blacktie.shooter
:2funny: Thought you were getting back at me...

:2funny:
Thought you were getting back at me about your original avatar, the one with the ears! I see you've changed it again, it looks like it might be a funny one, but I don't know how to enlarge...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-21-2009, 05:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,893
Posted By blacktie.shooter
I agree with everything you say; exactly my...

I agree with everything you say; exactly my dilemma. :confused:


Great response, good info, thanks for taking the time. :goodjob:


Wow, Jim, you really went all out. Not sure how helpful it...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-21-2009, 05:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,961
Posted By blacktie.shooter
I think there are enough states with a 1,500 or...

I think there are enough states with a 1,500 or 2,000 lb. limit that I am not going to try to keep track of which is what. If I want to cross any state line, I just go and don't worry about it,...
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