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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-30-2017, 09:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,006
Posted By EDALLSAILS
I really agree with you about purchasing a used...

I really agree with you about purchasing a used motorhome. Question I have is what is better to buy for nearly the same money. Something like a Tuscany, Fleetwood or Winnebago (250K when new)...
Forum: Just Conversation 12-12-2017, 07:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,593
Posted By EDALLSAILS
Yes, by all means get the new vaccine. Both my...

Yes, by all means get the new vaccine. Both my wife & I had the old shot 6 years ago. She got shingles in May this year. our Dr. Says the old vaccine was approx. 60% effective. The vaccine is plus...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-06-2017, 09:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,174
Posted By EDALLSAILS
There is a Web Site 'Rv SERVICE reviews '. DON'T...

There is a Web Site 'Rv SERVICE reviews '. DON'T KNOW HOW UP TO DATE IT IS. Sorry for caps, the computer did it. Safe Travels, ed
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-11-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 29,842
Posted By EDALLSAILS
Had coach net, dropped for better price from Good...

Had coach net, dropped for better price from Good Sam. Recently bought FMCA assist. They had best price at the time, $109. Coach Net has a plan for 1st year at $249, renewal at $129. Good Sam...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-11-2017, 02:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,254
Posted By EDALLSAILS
One of the best upgrades we have made. Bought...

One of the best upgrades we have made. Bought from Amazon. Note the free standing dual burner is 110 volts. Both burners can not run on high at same time.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-11-2017, 02:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,985
Posted By EDALLSAILS
The factory rated your tire for chassis. Why...

The factory rated your tire for chassis. Why second guess Tiffin & the chassis mfg?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-11-2017, 02:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,316
Posted By EDALLSAILS
Something is draining your batteries. On one of...

Something is draining your batteries. On one of my units the batteries were wired thru a solenoid that was sucking power because of faulty wiring. There are other devices that draw power, hard wired...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-22-2017, 05:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,613
Posted By EDALLSAILS
RV Medic on Busch Blvd. They have installed tow...

RV Medic on Busch Blvd. They have installed tow set up on 3 vehicles for me. Small shop, only does repair & upgrades to RV's.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-22-2017, 04:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,476
Posted By EDALLSAILS
"R" Factor is a lot of bull. In typical RV the...

"R" Factor is a lot of bull. In typical RV the "air" gap between the interior & exterior is less than one eight of an inch. I haven't seen one MH mfg quote the R Factor on any of their Windows. ...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-18-2017, 06:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,810
Posted By EDALLSAILS
We were having severe drought in so central FL. ...

We were having severe drought in so central FL. And mouse or mice got in. They were after water & they found it. Chewed thru main water line between bath & washing machine. Flood rear of MH. Mice...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-18-2017, 06:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 799
Posted By EDALLSAILS
Appears to be 3 Mh plans. Good Sam, Coach Net,...

Appears to be 3 Mh plans. Good Sam, Coach Net, FMCA. Is one better? Big differences in pricing. We were with Coachnet, but there prices went up a lot. Investigated Good Sam. Didn't like the fact...
Forum: Test Your Changes 01-02-2016, 10:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 559
Posted By EDALLSAILS
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test changes
Forum: Rexhall RV Owner's Forum 09-07-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,288
Posted By EDALLSAILS
It was the engine block heater on our Rexhall. ...

It was the engine block heater on our Rexhall. You may be able to call Rexhall and get an answer from them. We tried calling them and were told their electrical engineer was parking coaches...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-03-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 26,443
Posted By EDALLSAILS
Looks Great. Couple of questions? What is the...

Looks Great. Couple of questions? What is the flooring material? Was material thickness a problem? How far under the slide did you put the material. Any problems with the slide on the material. ...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 08-26-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,858
Posted By EDALLSAILS
I didn't have a surge protector. Went to a camp...

I didn't have a surge protector. Went to a camp ground and got bad voltage. It cost me the circuit board in Norcold refrig, a microwave and 2 TV's. And I thought I was safe with only a 30 amp hook...
Forum: RV Events & Gatherings 08-10-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,862
Posted By EDALLSAILS
Reservations can be difficult this late. Rv...

Reservations can be difficult this late. Rv parking is a premium. we stay at the Bernardino County Sheriff Rodeo arena. it is less than 10 minutes to launch area. It is Secure as posse members...
Forum: Full-Timers 08-10-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 972
Posted By EDALLSAILS
Too hot, to muggy. Just kidding you. Where on...

Too hot, to muggy. Just kidding you. Where on gulf coast? The gulf coast runs from Pensacola to Key West. Many think that time of the year is virtually best Florida has. Beware it is also Peak...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-10-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,279
Posted By EDALLSAILS
This may sound Stupid, but, have you checked your...

This may sound Stupid, but, have you checked your radiator cap? Our 2005 Damon Tuscany over heated on way from Florida to Pigeon Forge, TN. Replaced cap after pressure test and NO more temp...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-08-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 28,259
Posted By EDALLSAILS
I had one window fixed. Cost $350.00 for one...

I had one window fixed. Cost $350.00 for one window. Researched the "R Factor" of these windows. According to University of CO. They are .029. A plain single glass window is.021. I' contacted a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-08-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 26,150
Posted By EDALLSAILS
Only problem... We should of switched Sooner. ...

Only problem... We should of switched Sooner. Put in Samsung 197 & Love it. Traveled 350 miles, zbout 6 1/2 hours without genny. Food was still cold, refrig was up to 39 F. Stuff in freezer was...
Forum: Damon 07-01-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,184
Posted By EDALLSAILS
I have a copy on my computer. Send me your e-mail...

I have a copy on my computer. Send me your e-mail address and I'll forward it to you. It is in Acrobat. edallsails@gmail.com
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-24-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,062
Posted By EDALLSAILS
Yea years ago Pontiac told me their alumium...

Yea years ago Pontiac told me their alumium brakes would stop on a dime. Yea right! At normal city driving speeds you had to hit a bus or something solid. Try to find out what your chassis mfg put...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-24-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,839
Posted By EDALLSAILS
I'd get them replaced. Its your life. Ever see...

I'd get them replaced. Its your life. Ever see the damage a blown tire can cause on a MH? Do you really believe you can handle your rig when a tire blows? Can you bring it to a Stop without going...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 04-24-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 463,793
Posted By EDALLSAILS
Try Preventive Maintenance, Clearwater, FL

Try Preventive Maintenance, Clearwater, FL
Forum: Southeast Region 03-24-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,286
Posted By EDALLSAILS
I haved used Preventive Maintenance in...

I haved used Preventive Maintenance in Clearwater. I have them do all engine & chassis repair. They are certified Cat, Cummins and other truck engines. Also Allison trannys. I think they do Spartan,...
Forum: Rexhall RV Owner's Forum 03-15-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,722
Posted By EDALLSAILS
We had a Rexhall American Clipper. Was ok. ...

We had a Rexhall American Clipper. Was ok. Forget about any factory support. We found many things where not as they seemed. Was told Cummins 330 hp, was actually 260hp. Told 6 sp allison trans,...
Forum: Just Conversation 02-27-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 734
Posted By EDALLSAILS
We took class lessons on Tia Chi. Basic...

We took class lessons on Tia Chi. Basic stretching exercise.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 02-27-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 926
Posted By EDALLSAILS
Another example of why these policies are...

Another example of why these policies are questionable. I do most maintence on our motorhome. Most service centers today want $99.00 or more an hour. Plus materials. $15.00 a quart for oil and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-26-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,801
Posted By EDALLSAILS
replace windows "R Factor"

A single pane glass window has an R factor of Only 0.9 while a dual or double insulating glass wih an 3/16" air space is 1.61. . These figures are from U of Co. As far as bring quiet, who knows, I...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-24-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 781
Posted By EDALLSAILS
We removed the day/nite shade & balances. Replace...

We removed the day/nite shade & balances. Replace with pull dn shades from lowes.. We ended up replacing all with the thin style blinds. everyone compliments on how nice they look. And the bulk of...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-24-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,801
Posted By EDALLSAILS
Dual pane windows in Motohomes are a joke. The...

Dual pane windows in Motohomes are a joke. The "R" factor is only slightly better than a single pane. Benefit of repairing is cosmetic. We are removing fogged windows one at a time and replacing...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-24-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,471
Posted By EDALLSAILS
Yes. They claim it is best to have a single coax...

Yes. They claim it is best to have a single coax to Dish receiver box. Them HDMI from receiver box to TV. Do NOT hook up thru coach receiver box that lets you select which
Signal you want. ed
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-24-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,131
Posted By EDALLSAILS
We laid Allure in a bedroom and loved it. Keep...

We laid Allure in a bedroom and loved it. Keep in mind that there are several grades of Allure available. We used Allure Ultra, its appeared thicker. We have a quote to do our Tuscany for between...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 07-16-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,384
Posted By EDALLSAILS
Rather than depend on RV Park campground WiFi we...

Rather than depend on RV Park campground WiFi we purchased a 3G4G device from FreedomPop.com. used it for over 8 months. One trip to TX from FL and back and we had service while even traveling on...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-13-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,293
Posted By EDALLSAILS
Sounds like a bad ignition switch. don't trust...

Sounds like a bad ignition switch. don't trust it. My old element did the same thng and one day while wife was driving it locked up the steering. New switch (furnished by Honda for free) fixed it ...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-13-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 737
Posted By EDALLSAILS
1. It fits into the space that the old RV refrig...

1. It fits into the space that the old RV refrig was in.
2. 99% of Rvers who installed the 197 like it.
3. It works with what ever inverter you have.
4. it is pretty (my wife).

We have...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 07-10-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 835
Posted By EDALLSAILS
It can be removed. o once its unbolted from...

It can be removed. o
once its unbolted from the floor turn it over and see how it comes apart. safe travels... ed
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-10-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,135
Posted By EDALLSAILS
Just do IT! We've replaced the hidabed sofa, 2...

Just do IT! We've replaced the hidabed sofa, 2 chairs and dinette and the junk mattress. nothing bought from any camping store. figuring a way to anchor pieces isn't really a problem. The same...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-27-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 18,119
Posted By EDALLSAILS
Justify to WHO? Or should I of said WHOM? ...

Justify to WHO? Or should I of said WHOM? Why would one even think about justifying their purchase of an RV. It is my business and no one else's opinion. Most (if not all Rv'ers) worked their...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 06-19-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,123
Posted By EDALLSAILS
We've tried most of the carriers. ST is cheapest....

We've tried most of the carriers. ST is cheapest. We're using Samsung S-3 and have been satisfied. In Florida if you purchase a phone and then sign up for ST. Problem. appears to be 2 major...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-16-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,790
Posted By EDALLSAILS
Check out Garmin they have some kind of heads up...

Check out Garmin they have some kind of heads up display. Don't know if it just gives GPS or other info. safe travels... ed
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 05-14-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,117
Posted By EDALLSAILS
If you have large tires where you need 100 to 120...

If you have large tires where you need 100 to 120 lbs of air get a 110 V models. . Tried the 12 V models and when filing larger tires they can take a long time. Had one literally burn itself up it...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 05-12-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,778
Posted By EDALLSAILS
Many companies purchase wireless access for their...

Many companies purchase wireless access for their phone plans. Trac-phone being one of the largest. As I said before they have contracts with both Sprint and Verizon. For our needs we get more bang...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 05-11-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 841
Posted By EDALLSAILS
We had a similar problem. On our Damon Tuscany...

We had a similar problem. On our Damon Tuscany the chassis is from Freightliner. In the rear electrical bay there are two 12 volt fuse boxes. One box has a 20 amp fuse that was blown. Was told...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 05-11-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,778
Posted By EDALLSAILS
We bought 2 phones from Wal-Mart. Straight-Talk...

We bought 2 phones from Wal-Mart. Straight-Talk that use the Verizon towers. Had Verizon and now paying 46 bucks a month for each with unlimited calling, e-mail and web. with Verizon we were paying...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-10-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 881
Posted By EDALLSAILS
When my MH is in any shop I visit it everyday....

When my MH is in any shop I visit it everyday. always asking, almost demanding proper service. Never trust them to keep track of stuff. the vast majority of techs work on several MH at one time....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-10-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 866
Posted By EDALLSAILS
Freightliner has a chassis maintenance guide. M1,...

Freightliner has a chassis maintenance guide. M1, M2, M3 and it gives you both recommended mileage and months to service the chassis. keep in mind this is a guide that Freightliner uses for their...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-10-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,130
Posted By EDALLSAILS
Thor Recall

Thor Motor Coach (Thor) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Challenger and Tuscany recreational vehicles, and 2014 Tuscany XTE and Palazzo recreational vehicles manufactured March 8, 2013,...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-03-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 29,287
Posted By EDALLSAILS
Sounds like a lot of bull stuff. If you don't...

Sounds like a lot of bull stuff. If you don't live in a Deed Restricted Community then you are not violating any ordinance. I'd pay extra to live in a community without Deed Restrictions. I'd just...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-03-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,958
Posted By EDALLSAILS
Never hear our water pump. Was wondering where it...

Never hear our water pump. Was wondering where it was mounted? found it under the refrig next to the furnace. It is so quiet. Why? 1st it is mounted on a rubber pad just a little larger than the...
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