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Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-25-2016, 12:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,408
Posted By Todd157k
Yes. It lifts with a 'little help' to the full...

Yes. It lifts with a 'little help' to the full extent. Then lock it. If your locks aren't holding it, tighten the nut a little on the clamp. My table has been holding up since they replaced it. I put...
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 03-16-2016, 11:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,461
Posted By Todd157k
Nice setup! BTW.. you only need that 30 (or...

Nice setup!

BTW.. you only need that 30 (or 50) amp line if you're going to run the A/C and Microwave. Otherwise, your standard 15 amp house line will work just fine and run the microwave, frige,...
Forum: Thor Industries Owner's Forum 03-10-2016, 12:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 652
Posted By Todd157k
If they are drawing that much current, I would...

If they are drawing that much current, I would run the power directly to the battery via a fuse (very very close to the battery) and then you can put the relay anywhere that fits.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-10-2016, 11:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,716
Posted By Todd157k
The rubber does dry out over time. Get some good...

The rubber does dry out over time. Get some good treatment on them. They should flex better.
Forum: New Member Check-In 03-10-2016, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 458
Posted By Todd157k
pffft... in a month, you'll be whipping that...

pffft... in a month, you'll be whipping that thing around like you were born with it attached to your hands. Just watch out for the "swing". Most newbies don't realize how much the rear end moves...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-12-2016, 12:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 568
Posted By Todd157k
Nice idea there Dan. From what I see, it kinda...

Nice idea there Dan. From what I see, it kinda 'teeter totters' up onto the smaller blocks. I like that one.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-08-2016, 03:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,137
Posted By Todd157k
Easy peasy... stick one of these in your fuse box...

Easy peasy... stick one of these in your fuse box that has a switched 12v fuse.

Robot Check...
Forum: Just Conversation 01-17-2016, 07:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 510
Posted By Todd157k
Cool site.. and so is the flight tracker. ...

Cool site.. and so is the flight tracker.

one thing.. you spelled it wrong in the link.

Ships Map - Vessel Tracking & AIS Positions Map | AIS Marine Traffic (https://www.marinetraffic.com/)
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 01-14-2016, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 688
Posted By Todd157k
LED tv's draw much less power. Could make a...

LED tv's draw much less power. Could make a difference when boondocking. I would spring for a good 1080 and antenna. OTA is pretty decent now since going to digital (ya, I'm that old that I started...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 01-14-2016, 03:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,839
Posted By Todd157k
You might still have quite a bit of snow in May.....

You might still have quite a bit of snow in May.. but you'll have the most amazing waterfalls ever!
Staying outside of the park is usually best, however only if you have another vehicle to drive...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-13-2016, 12:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,815
Posted By Todd157k
I think most people do their own because it...

I think most people do their own because it usually ends up a "one off" type of install. I even had to custom make a drop down, swivel bracket on my old Class C. Then fabricate a counter weight...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-13-2016, 11:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 758
Posted By Todd157k
My checklist is pretty simple: If there's a...

My checklist is pretty simple:

If there's a button, switch or knob... activate it and make sure something good happens.

usually checks out most of the important stuff.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 01-08-2016, 12:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 715
Posted By Todd157k
Micro Wave

Micro Wave
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 01-08-2016, 12:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 442
Posted By Todd157k
I have the same unit. Yes, it plays through the...

I have the same unit. Yes, it plays through the stereo system. Change the input of the tv and turn down the tv voume.. otherwise it will "echo". On my unit, I have to turn the volume up above normal...
Forum: Hobbies, Passions & Pastimes 12-23-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,043
Posted By Todd157k
First off.. it's a federal offense to shoot down...

First off.. it's a federal offense to shoot down a drone. It's still considered a "vehicle in flight". I do think you have the right mentality.. just find the operator and ask him not to do that....
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-02-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 20,551
Posted By Todd157k
It would be nice if some of the original posters...

It would be nice if some of the original posters from 2011 chimed in and let us know how well it stood the 'test of time'.

My roof looks so bad, I've got to get up there and clean it. Think I'll...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 11-17-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 813
Posted By Todd157k
Tail lights are hooked to dash lights. If your...

Tail lights are hooked to dash lights. If your dash lights are out, there's a fuse that's blown. If your dash lights are on, then there's a problem with the bulbs or wiring. See if you have 12v at...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 11-03-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,970
Posted By Todd157k
Congrats and it looks nice. Hope you didn't take...

Congrats and it looks nice. Hope you didn't take a beating on the 2015. Nice group of mods.. all within a week??? hahahaha
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 11-03-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 752
Posted By Todd157k
oh.. forgot one other thing about that beautiful...

oh.. forgot one other thing about that beautiful U shaped dinette.. your butt slides down it when you slouch. You'll need to take a Mr. Clean Magic Eraser and some rubbing alcohol to it and remove...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 11-02-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 752
Posted By Todd157k
We have one.. for about a year now. We love it...

We have one.. for about a year now. We love it however I will tell you a couple minor things.
1. Not much room to walk through it when the sides are in. My wife is 4'11" and 100 lbs so she fits...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 10-29-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 641
Posted By Todd157k
you could also just cable it together. I have...

you could also just cable it together. I have Chromecast, which works.. sometimes (some broadcasts won't let you chromecast it off) and I have Amazon Fire stick, but the cable ALWAYS works. You have...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-29-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 635
Posted By Todd157k
did you try and cycle them up/down a few times?...

did you try and cycle them up/down a few times? Are you sure there's nothing in the way of the levelers?? (maybe something blew in under the coach??).
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 10-29-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,692
Posted By Todd157k
Manx dune buggy. Can't be more fun.. or more...

Manx dune buggy. Can't be more fun.. or more simple than that. Nothing a screwdriver and pliers can't fix.
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 10-28-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,204
Posted By Todd157k
Our lots around town are a bit pricey too so I...

Our lots around town are a bit pricey too so I store mine close to work where it's more "out of town". $85/mo. It's also nice to go to the motorhome for lunch sometimes.. fire up the gen, TV, have...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 10-26-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,581
Posted By Todd157k
They do make portable 'tanks' just for that and...

They do make portable 'tanks' just for that and they have wheels on one end so when you need to dump the tank, you can roll it to the dump station.

No, it can't just drain 'out'. (unless you're...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-23-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,272
Posted By Todd157k
Starsekr.. Thanks. ya, pricey but it may work. I...

Starsekr.. Thanks. ya, pricey but it may work. I have to see if I have enough room for mounting it, and that it raises the foot area high enough. I guess I can always put a carpeted panel on top of...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-23-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,272
Posted By Todd157k
Trading the coach is not really cost effective.....

Trading the coach is not really cost effective.. and before any of you funny people say it (cuz I know you were thinking it) Trading the DW is really, REALLY not cost effective.

yes, there are...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-23-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,272
Posted By Todd157k
Slowmachine... thanks.. but I'd look a little...

Slowmachine... thanks.. but I'd look a little funny in those. If not, then the wife would be really jealous.

Davismill.. We do have one of those. I was just trying to get away from the 'temporary'...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-23-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,272
Posted By Todd157k
Hey Handy Guy.. What can I make to fix this "too high" commode?

I'm 5'9" and can't touch the floor when on the commode. My wife is 4'11" and she has to almost jump up to get on it. They (Winnebago) mounted the commode on a pedestal. Not sure why since I haven't...
Forum: New Member Check-In 10-23-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By Todd157k
Welcome and good luck. Any of the current brands...

Welcome and good luck. Any of the current brands of trucks are capable. They all have the amenities of comfortable cars. Try to get as new of a truck as possible, and then maybe a little more relaxed...
Forum: New Member Check-In 10-23-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By Todd157k
Welcome and good luck on your new adventure. ...

Welcome and good luck on your new adventure.

Bring tools. Even though it's low mileage, it's still a '94 rig.
Forum: Solo RV'ers 10-22-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1,479
Views: 490,995
Posted By Todd157k
Plan, Plan, Plan.. BEFORE you leave. I usually...

Plan, Plan, Plan.. BEFORE you leave. I usually have my DW with me and don't think much about it.. until I took off a couple times w/o her. Plan your route before you go.. it's difficult to operate a...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 10-21-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,093
Posted By Todd157k
I read on another site that it was the rating...

I read on another site that it was the rating method that supposedly changed. IDK. I can't believe you'd even notice any difference even if there was... specially with the different gear ratios and...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-20-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,021
Posted By Todd157k
By 'checking', you mean visually inspecting? I...

By 'checking', you mean visually inspecting? I wouldn't rely on that. Use a meter and check voltage on each side of the fuses. All of them. I don't know your coach, but mine has some circuit breakers...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 10-20-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,942
Posted By Todd157k
My 24' class C got about 10 mpg. My 30' class A...

My 24' class C got about 10 mpg. My 30' class A does around 7. It's mostly about size/weight. I wouldn't (and didn't) consider "mileage" when I was shopping for the class A. If you figure it out, it...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-20-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,569
Posted By Todd157k
Get a Fused Distribution Block. Then you'll have...

Get a Fused Distribution Block. Then you'll have a terminal for each one and fused separately.
Forum: New Member Check-In 10-19-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 472
Posted By Todd157k
Wow! big step going from "total newbies" to "full...

Wow! big step going from "total newbies" to "full time". Should be a fun adventure for you. One thing on your size decision.. might be a good idea to look at some of the places you want to visit and...
Forum: Boondocking 10-16-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,856
Posted By Todd157k
agreed. Sounds like a 'fun' hobby though, and...

agreed. Sounds like a 'fun' hobby though, and anymore, a very rare one. I tend to just ask my phone.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-15-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,109
Posted By Todd157k
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YzqbvwCJpNU ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YzqbvwCJpNU

This is how to get it in, so you can take it back to the dealer.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-15-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,175
Posted By Todd157k
Possibly.. however the more they cram more...

Possibly.. however the more they cram more 'campers' into campgrounds, the less tolerant I've become. The spaces are getting tighter with each "remodel" and it makes a much bigger deal when little...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-15-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 868
Posted By Todd157k
I believe the motor is a worm gear, therefore...

I believe the motor is a worm gear, therefore disconnecting the power will do nothing. There is a video on how to temporarily remove the motors and manually push the side in. It's one screw on each...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-15-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,164
Posted By Todd157k
If you get a digital Hour Meter for motorcycles,...

If you get a digital Hour Meter for motorcycles, they are cheap and all you have to do is wrap the wire around the plug wire. No cutting, no 12v hookup.

Amazon.com: Hour Meter Tach Tachometer...
Forum: Just Conversation 10-15-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 29,145
Views: 1,634,484
Posted By Todd157k
egg head head

egg head

head
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 10-14-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,820
Posted By Todd157k
I agree with Vsheetz.. propane. And, don't worry...

I agree with Vsheetz.. propane. And, don't worry about your batteries.. they'll get all charged up the next day while driving. I've run that way for a few days without charging up the batteries.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-13-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,286
Posted By Todd157k
This is the winner in my book. Very well done sir.

This is the winner in my book. Very well done sir.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-12-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,274
Posted By Todd157k
I use the BullyDog tuner. Has a lot of options so...

I use the BullyDog tuner. Has a lot of options so it works pretty well. I can go with the more aggressive tune however it does ping on grades. I use that tune when unloaded and get 22 mpg. I have an...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-09-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,860
Posted By Todd157k
I'd look at the oil that was put in. Most of the...

I'd look at the oil that was put in. Most of the 'newer' engines specify 5-30W and I'm too old school for oil that looks like vinegar. I've had similar issues with oil pressure fluctuating around. I...
Forum: Hobbies, Passions & Pastimes 10-09-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,043
Posted By Todd157k
DJI here too. I probably have $1200 in it. People...

DJI here too. I probably have $1200 in it. People are pretty uptight about them however you usually won't fly OVER your campground (too many trees in the way to see anything anyway) you'll be flying...
Forum: Vintage RV's 10-09-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 923
Posted By Todd157k
Basic tools for small basic jobs. A Credit Card...

Basic tools for small basic jobs. A Credit Card and Good Sam/AAA towing for everything else.
Forum: Just Conversation 10-08-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,081
Posted By Todd157k
Hahahaha.. I forgot about the new show. I only...

Hahahaha.. I forgot about the new show. I only watched it a couple of the first episodes and it was so cheesy, I couldn't do it anymore.
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