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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-29-2020, 04:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By Rushy
Your post got me thinking and its early so...

Your post got me thinking and its early so hopefully some better answers come later but here's what came to mind.
Salt or chemical ice melter are likely corrosive so not a good choice I think.
...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-26-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 496
Posted By Rushy
Plugged in.

Another northerner, -40 on occasion, we service the batteries soon then leave it plugged in with no issues, Just make sure the chargers do all 8 batteries my chassis battery wasn't connected the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-03-2020, 08:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,326
Posted By Rushy
Wife doesn't like the whiter/blue of the high...

Wife doesn't like the whiter/blue of the high 4000K plus so we went with 3000K warm white.
If just changing florescent bulb no need to remove ballast, got our bulbs at Home depot.
All the rest off...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 08-26-2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 551
Posted By Rushy
check out these two at the top of Lake Michigan,...

check out these two at the top of Lake Michigan, we recommend either one.

Manistique Lakeshore Campground, beside village of Manistique, Mi

Bay Ridge RV Park near Garden City Mi...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-05-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By Rushy
Don't forget the vinyl, right after the RV frame...

Don't forget the vinyl, right after the RV frame rolled into the factory they slapped a big square down then put walls, cabinets, and carpet over 3/4 of it, dont even try and remove hidden parts just...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-11-2020, 08:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 846
Posted By Rushy
We did the same, changeds to a slightly longer...

We did the same, changeds to a slightly longer strut and the doors when from %&#$ head bangers to almost vertical.
Just take a strut off and carefully raise the door to be sure that isn't the way...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-11-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 402
Posted By Rushy
Wow, nice job, looks sharp, I assume the velco...

Wow, nice job, looks sharp, I assume the velco will let you pull it down quickly to access the egress escape.
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 02-29-2020, 08:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 911
Posted By Rushy
Thanks for all the great feedback. eventually...

Thanks for all the great feedback. eventually ending up in Orlando area for a week of family gathering then back up north, probably a more easterly route as we want to stop in Savannah. Yes we did...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 02-26-2020, 04:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 911
Posted By Rushy
I75 alternate: Knoxville TN to Macon GA?

We're taking our first long haul trip from Michigan to Florida in April and are looking at getting off I-75 at times to see some country and enjoy the drive. I was looking at leaving Knoxville TN...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 02-17-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By Rushy
Not sure if you want to enjoy the drive or get to...

Not sure if you want to enjoy the drive or get to your destination, if looking for a nice relaxed drive #8 across the top of Wisconsin is a great drive, lots of small towns for breaks or beautiful...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 01-26-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 273
Posted By Rushy
2000 Bounder 34D chassis battery charging??

Our old chassis battery was found to be at 5.7 volts today dispite the unit being plugged into shore power in storage (indoor unheated) since October. House batteries are charged full by the on...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-21-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 687
Posted By Rushy
DO NOT put this stuff in any tank, they use...

DO NOT put this stuff in any tank, they use variations of it to pack drilled wells to stop leaks it will permanemtly fill your tanks.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 11-02-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By Rushy
You might be ok if using smaller quarts but that...

You might be ok if using smaller quarts but that usually cost a bit more. I use two solutions, keep on quart bottle that does work (barely fits) and just refill from the big jug x6. Or I made a...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 10-25-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,449
Posted By Rushy
I LOVE this site, this summer I put off running...

I LOVE this site, this summer I put off running power to the wet bay light as it never worked, luckily it was low on the to do list. Tonight it works when the 'utility switch' is turned on which I...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-19-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 616
Posted By Rushy
You will find lots of information with a search...

You will find lots of information with a search of this site on plank flooring. I did mine freefloating as we have extreme temps -40 to +100 and it does shrink and creep. I have heard others on this...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 10-11-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 611
Posted By Rushy
Are you cutting across through the states as far...

Are you cutting across through the states as far east as you can, I would recommned that, right now Manitoba got slammed with snow but it will melt in a day or two and fuel is cheaper.
I think you...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 10-08-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 514
Posted By Rushy
I am pretty sure to drain the hot water tank you...

I am pretty sure to drain the hot water tank you should remove a plug near the base of the tank. These lines and valves in the picture will isolate it but not drain it.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-27-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,033
Posted By Rushy
Zip tied to the bottom of the top ladder tread,...

Zip tied to the bottom of the top ladder tread, high up away from ground not in full sun and catches any breeze. Figure that's where I will be outside in the sun and breeze so that's the best spot...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-19-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 40
Bounder: Ghostly Furnace
Views: 1,875
Posted By Rushy
I'm throwing in the towel for now. My last...

I'm throwing in the towel for now. My last question (until spring) is how do I disconnect the furnace, if I pull the fuse I lose fridge, range hood and HW too. For now i found a switch that will turn...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-11-2019, 04:16 AM
Replies: 40
Bounder: Ghostly Furnace
Views: 1,875
Posted By Rushy
259921 I beleve this is the way to send the...

259921
I beleve this is the way to send the file as a pdf document, if not sorry my first time attaching documents to a post. I will watch to see if it worked.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-10-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 40
Bounder: Ghostly Furnace
Views: 1,875
Posted By Rushy
Must be a Bounder coincidence but my post a few...

Must be a Bounder coincidence but my post a few days ago for the furnace running on its own got this information , might help you, so far im still chasing 'the ghost too' Good luck.

Here is a...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-10-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 454
Posted By Rushy
No luck on reboot, I will look over the manual...

No luck on reboot, I will look over the manual and see if anything else looks like a solution. Then i will add it to the list I'm sending the scrapyards this winter for parts.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-08-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 454
Posted By Rushy
thank you I will try the reboot tomorrow. When...

thank you I will try the reboot tomorrow.
When set in any of the cool and fan settings on and shed do light.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-08-2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 454
Posted By Rushy
ECC malfunction? furnace is always on

We have a Intellitec Electronic Climate Control that works to control front and rear ACs and the Suburban furnace.
I have had to turn the furnace off inside the actual furnace (gas switch?) due to...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-07-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 41,064
Posted By Rushy
thanks to iRV2 helpers and ideas: Better...

thanks to iRV2 helpers and ideas:

Better mattress
All LED lights
Vinyl plank, good bye carpet
Black out curtains in bedroom
Added one inch longer gas struts and basement doors now open...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-05-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 674
Posted By Rushy
Drawing from the FWT using the pump it should not...

Drawing from the FWT using the pump it should not matter what position the valve is in, if diverting to the tank fill or charging the system. There should be a one way valve to stop water coming back...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 08-24-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 13
Pace Arrow: Nothing happens
Views: 1,184
Posted By Rushy
Try starting in neutral, if it fires up then the...

Try starting in neutral, if it fires up then the sensor for 'park' is the problem, ours just needed several squirts of penetrating oil at the tyranny end of the cable and lots of back and forth in...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-21-2019, 05:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By Rushy
Testing AC solar panel

OK the roof job is almost to point of putting AC shrouds back on and I am wondering how to test the small solar panel that sits on one of the AC shrouds. The small indicator light inside does not...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-29-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,321
Posted By Rushy
I used a Mohawk commercial vinyl click lock...

I used a Mohawk commercial vinyl click lock plank, left it floating except the finished edge along the kitchen counter (gorilla construction glue) . It looks perfectly fit there and can creep with...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-28-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 918
Posted By Rushy
I see a number of products on the RejeX site,...

I see a number of products on the RejeX site, which one are the previous threads and comments referring to?
Thanks
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 05-19-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,030
Posted By Rushy
Always pop inside talk to the service desk and...

Always pop inside talk to the service desk and they will confirm no changes in local bylaws and where they like you to park. This avoids being woken by the night delivery semi guys backing around you...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 05-16-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 698
Posted By Rushy
On ours the same thing happened, simply crawled...

On ours the same thing happened, simply crawled under found the side of the transmission the shift cable was attached to. Sprayed on the deep creep penetrate while the shift lever was moved 'P" to...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-15-2019, 04:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,630
Posted By Rushy
Roof coatings experience/recommendations?

OK its time to decide what product to use as a roof re-coating on the MH. Please share any opinions and experience you have especially DIY users of these products
What I know:
ē Product reviews...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-30-2019, 04:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 507
Posted By Rushy
Once again the power of many came through. ...

Once again the power of many came through.
Thank you for the quick responses and the details on function Dutch Star Don. I'm still wrapping my head around switching the ground not the power as we...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-29-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 507
Posted By Rushy
What is this electronic component?

Still learning there is lots to learn, thank god for this site and everyone's knowledge. I came across this component but have not traced the wires yet, Any idea what it controls or its function?...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 04-28-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By Rushy
Bit of a newbie myself but Twinboats comment made...

Bit of a newbie myself but Twinboats comment made me think: check 12 volt fuse panel too. We need both the 120 breaker and a 12v -20 amp fuse in the panel to be good to power the AC and thermostat...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 04-20-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 870
Posted By Rushy
I found the two service centers under the...

I found the two service centers under the warranty tab and called the East one, spoke to a Shawn, asked for schematics to my 2000 Bounder and in half an hour had five emails containing well over a...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 04-17-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,569
Posted By Rushy
That is a couple good ideas to investigate, the...

That is a couple good ideas to investigate, the corroded connection has merit since the lights literally faded away as if the power was slowly turn off. Almost enough snow gone to start back at...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-13-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By Rushy
No sure about yours but our Bounder we tore...

No sure about yours but our Bounder we tore everything out and found a square of vinyl big enough to capture the kitchen and bath, run under walls and cupboards then carpet laid over it and trimmed...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-12-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 595
Posted By Rushy
Easiest route around Detroit and shortest. At...

Easiest route around Detroit and shortest. At Toledo get off I-75, take 23 up through Ann Arbor keep going north to Flint where you are back on I-75.

Watch for the deer they are terrible in May...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-12-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,460
Posted By Rushy
Live here and enjoy our two seasons snow and...

Live here and enjoy our two seasons snow and bugs. Fall is a definite excellent time to travel, leafs turning colours, bugs tapered off, cooled weather saves you from running AC 24/7.
That said the...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 04-07-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,125
Posted By Rushy
I have to ask since the traffic was worth posting...

I have to ask since the traffic was worth posting about, it this due to anything predictable? We are planning a trip next April from the top of Michigan down to Kissimmee and hoped we had picked a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-03-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 907
Posted By Rushy
Thanks everyone, I knew i would get a few ...

Thanks everyone, I knew i would get a few opinions on variations of what works for each. Love that aspect of this site as nothing is better than learning from others experiences; which when I taught...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-02-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 907
Posted By Rushy
How do you level your Class A

Another newbie question. Our 34 foot bounder has a Power Gear system, two front jacks drop together and rears are independent. I carry several 2x10 blocks that I can put under tires or jacks.
What...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 03-31-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,623
Posted By Rushy
The mighty Mac is just down the road from us and...

The mighty Mac is just down the road from us and yes it occasionally closes for high winds and in winter when ice melts off the structure and drops onto the road. You should be fine, in summer worst...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-21-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,541
Posted By Rushy
Thanks for all the great and fast replies, love...

Thanks for all the great and fast replies, love this iRV2 group.
I'm going 120, we may boondock briefly, more as we get comfortable with the MH, and TV is certainly not a must have. No TV signal...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-20-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,541
Posted By Rushy
TV upgrade: 12V or 120V

We will be changing our old tube TVs this year for flat screen, I just assumed we would go with a mid 30 inch 120v regular unit but now am wondering if there are any reasons I should consider 12v. We...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 03-10-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 738
Posted By Rushy
We have had good luck using cheap yoga mats....

We have had good luck using cheap yoga mats. Stiff enough to lay right, a bit of texture to stop movement and nice colors, brighter than black rubber. :)
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-08-2019, 10:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 902
Posted By Rushy
Please don't take offence but when I read this I...

Please don't take offence but when I read this I thought could it be as simple as this: our door has two keys one throws a deadbolt the other locks the handle but only from the outside.If it was me...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 03-08-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 789
Posted By Rushy
I found a stair nosing in vinyl that was close to...

I found a stair nosing in vinyl that was close to matching the plank with enough contrast to make the edge noticeable to avoid a trip hazard. It had peel and stick tape but i used a good proper...
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