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Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-27-2016, 03:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,549
Posted By Boeing Guy
2004 Winnebago Journey Air Conditioner

I have a 2004 Winnebago Journey Air Conditioner with "basement" air conditioning. One of the fans is making a rattling sound when it is trurned on. If I open and slam shut the storage compartment...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-20-2016, 07:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 25,578
Posted By Boeing Guy
That's what is so nice about IRV2. I wasn't sure...

That's what is so nice about IRV2. I wasn't sure if it was a major problem, or just a minor inconvenience. I went from knowing nothing about RV water heaters, to a quasi-expert (?). I was able to...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-16-2016, 06:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 25,578
Posted By Boeing Guy
Just a quick update. I used to open the T&P valve...

Just a quick update. I used to open the T&P valve when draining the water heater. I will stop doing that, and just open a hot water faucet. I feel like a water heater expert now. Bottom line is, I...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-13-2016, 08:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 25,578
Posted By Boeing Guy
Water Heater relief valve leaking

I have a 2004 Winnebago Journey, with an Atwood 10 gallon water heater. The pressure/temperature relief valve started leaking. First it would drip a little bit, just a drop a second or so. I...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-21-2016, 05:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 569
Posted By Boeing Guy
Cooling System Heads up

We have an 11 year old DP. We were in the middle of no where Arkansas and my dashboard warning lights lit up. It looked like a radiator hose blew. Not true. Long (expensive) story short, a hose...
Forum: Gulf Stream Owner's Forum 05-14-2016, 06:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,980
Posted By Boeing Guy
Fridge

I hope you got the parts alright and that you got your fridge working. the post office informed me that you did. I spent $7.00 to ship them. I expected to at least receive that back. I sent about...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-11-2016, 10:24 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,203
Posted By Boeing Guy
It's nice that everyone is giving excuses. They...

It's nice that everyone is giving excuses. They are not needed. Everyone has the right to ask, and everyone has the right to say no. I would just tell him that this is NOT a good idea. Too much...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-11-2016, 10:02 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,345
Posted By Boeing Guy
The solution is simple. Just drive backwards. ...

The solution is simple. Just drive backwards. You can continue to make right turns, which will essentially be left turns, and all will be well. An added value is that you would be removing mileage...
Forum: Gulf Stream Owner's Forum 03-13-2016, 08:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,980
Posted By Boeing Guy
I totally agree. There are so many good...

I totally agree. There are so many good troubleshooting videos available, and one was referenced, I assumed that all that had been done. You can use a meter, or any electrical appliance to check...
Forum: Gulf Stream Owner's Forum 03-12-2016, 08:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,980
Posted By Boeing Guy
parts

I packed the parts and will take them to the USPS in a bit. The tracking number is:
9405503699300282536326

It was about 6.50 to ship. If nothing else, they can be used as troubleshooting...
Forum: Gulf Stream Owner's Forum 03-10-2016, 07:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,980
Posted By Boeing Guy
Yes, I have all the stuff I mentioned. Let me...

Yes, I have all the stuff I mentioned. Let me know if you want it. I will send it to you for cost of mailing. The circuit board was $125.00 If it works, you can pay me a few bucks for it. If...
Forum: Gulf Stream Owner's Forum 10-06-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,980
Posted By Boeing Guy
My daughter has a Rockwood TT that is permanently...

My daughter has a Rockwood TT that is permanently situated on a lake. I (she) had the same problem. Her's was a Dometic 2652 fridge. I checked, the fuse, 110 at the plug and the heating element. ...
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 08-26-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 595
Posted By Boeing Guy
2009 Rockford ultralight 8317SS

My daughter bought a 2009 Rockford ultralight 8317SS. It is permanently situated on a lake. It is basically in decent shape (?), but It needs a lot of attention. It's a supply and demand thing so...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-20-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 997
Posted By Boeing Guy
2004 Journey walkie talkie

My 2004 Winnebago Journey came with 4 walkie talkies, stored in a compartment at the bottom of the cockpit, on the passengers side. The charger quit working a long time ago, and with cell phones,...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 07-07-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 15,396
Posted By Boeing Guy
20 Years Navy, 28 years Boeing working military...

20 Years Navy, 28 years Boeing working military programs. That was then and this is now. I miss the people but not the work. Retirement squared is wonderful. Since retiring 4 years ago, we've...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 07-07-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,636
Posted By Boeing Guy
This sounds like a problem that is fixable. It...

This sounds like a problem that is fixable. It might take jumping through a few hoops and a few phone calls. I know it's frustrating. When I retired from Boeing, it took numerous phone calls and...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 07-07-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,338
Posted By Boeing Guy
I joined the Navy from St. Louis. When I...

I joined the Navy from St. Louis. When I retired, I lived in the St. Louis area and worked for McDonnell Douglas/Boeing. I married a girl from Belleville, IL. She didn't care where we lived, but...
Forum: Just Conversation 03-26-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,196
Posted By Boeing Guy
I just thought it was funny. When we are going...

I just thought it was funny. When we are going from point A to point B, we stop at WM. We have a book called Next Exit (no I don't sell them but this is a commercial). it lists every service...
Forum: Vintage RV's 03-24-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,052
Posted By Boeing Guy
It's whatever you want it to be. We...

It's whatever you want it to be. We interchangeably call our 40 ft diesel pusher a camper or Motor Home or RV. Probably since we have been through a pop up, pull along, 5th wheel, and Oh yea a tent....
Forum: Just Conversation 03-24-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,196
Posted By Boeing Guy
Ode to Wal Mart

Here I sit on Wal Mart’s lot
Kinda tired, feeling shot.
Lots of drivin’, body’s crampin’
Thank God for this freebee campin’.
Lots of conflict in my head
Go to Wall-Mart; go to bed?
Dried...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 02-04-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,863
Posted By Boeing Guy
Thanks all. I tried a few things - still leaked....

Thanks all. I tried a few things - still leaked. I finally replaced the seal. I watched a you tube video. It was fairly easy. I did break the vacuum thingy but in my defense, I think it was...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 01-30-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,863
Posted By Boeing Guy
Water won't stay in the toilet

I have a Sealand Toilet, model 510Plus in a 2004 Winnebago Journey. Water will not stay in the toilet. I bought the RV used. In doing research, I found a package of toilet bowl seal cleaner and a...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 01-17-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,312
Posted By Boeing Guy
This is a bit off topic, but don't get me wrong...

This is a bit off topic, but don't get me wrong kmsquared, I am sentimental about the 50s and 60s. I loved growing up in the 50s and the 60s. They were wonderful and carefree times, and I hope you...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 10-18-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,312
Posted By Boeing Guy
Good analogy. I find it totally amazing that...

Good analogy. I find it totally amazing that someone would use that type of argument, ON THEIR COMPUTER, USING THE INTERNET. I love when I get emails espousing the wonderfulness of the 50s/60s, and...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 10-17-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,312
Posted By Boeing Guy
Good reply docj. My RV has an outside...

Good reply docj.
My RV has an outside telephone jack and the coach is wired to have 3 hard wired telephones in the coach. I assume that in 2004, some RV parks (probably upscale ones) provided...
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 10-12-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,886
Posted By Boeing Guy
It appears from this article that NO (US) state...

It appears from this article that NO (US) state outlaws declawing of house cats. I know a lot of people don't believe in the practice, but if a ban was passed, it would decrease the number of...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 10-09-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,312
Posted By Boeing Guy
WIFI, streaming, and data usage keeps getting...

WIFI, streaming, and data usage keeps getting cheaper and more accessible all the time. I hear a lot of "my internet usage is OK", but "your internet usage is being hoggish."
The world is a...
Forum: Full-Timers 10-08-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 14,907
Posted By Boeing Guy
I'm trying to figure out how to time it so the...

I'm trying to figure out how to time it so the last check I write bounces as I am being driven to the cemetery. There will be more crying at the reading of the will than at the funeral. LOL
Forum: Full-Timers 10-07-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 14,907
Posted By Boeing Guy
The good news about retirement is that it lasts...

The good news about retirement is that it lasts forever.
The bad news is, it doesn't last long enough.
Count your pennies. Decide how many you need and go for it.
You will find that your...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 10-06-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,055
Posted By Boeing Guy
Sorry, I just re-read the OP. I do not leave my...

Sorry, I just re-read the OP. I do not leave my 2012 Explorer in gear. My Explorer does not have a key. I start it up, run 5 min, put tranny through D-R-N, shut it down with foot OFF the brake. ...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 10-06-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,055
Posted By Boeing Guy
My Explorer was wired to charge the battery. ...

My Explorer was wired to charge the battery. There is 12 V at pin (whatever) on the MH. It seems to work, but I suspect that a diode was not installed. One night after we stopped at WalMart, we...
Forum: Full-Timers 10-06-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 14,907
Posted By Boeing Guy
I always figure 50 cents per mile. If I am going...

I always figure 50 cents per mile. If I am going to point A, then B then C etc, then I have to figure out total mileage. If I am traveling 1000 miles, staying awhile and returning home, I figure it...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-03-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,826
Posted By Boeing Guy
Turns out the filter that fits can be bought for...

Turns out the filter that fits can be bought for $40. Are you seriously suggesting I reinvent the entire water filtration system and cram all that stuff under my sink. Or that I cludge together...
Forum: Just Conversation 10-03-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,246
Posted By Boeing Guy
I think that is called the "strawman" argument. ...

I think that is called the "strawman" argument. Look it up if interested. It's very popular these days. What does driving a few miles over the speed limit have to do with stealing? Removing a new...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-03-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,826
Posted By Boeing Guy
Yea, that makes sense. There is an intake area...

Yea, that makes sense. There is an intake area and an output area built into the everpure cartridge. The black stuff was coming from the middle, which I assume is the intake.

I am anxiously...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-03-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,826
Posted By Boeing Guy
This system was in place when I bought the coach....

This system was in place when I bought the coach. I'm not sure of the name of the filtration system, but the ONLY filter cartridge that will fit, is the EV959206 or equivalent. Please provide a...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-29-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,826
Posted By Boeing Guy
Water filter

I have an Everpure water filter system at the sink. It is NOT part of the hot/cold faucet. I have a separate valve to get filtered water. I removed the filter EV959206 during winterization and...
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 08-17-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 737
Posted By Boeing Guy
Can you elaborate? If there is a subfloor, what...

Can you elaborate? If there is a subfloor, what is it made of. There was a leak. If the wood just delaminated from a sub floor, maybe I could drill a small hole just through the wood and shoot...
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 08-15-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 737
Posted By Boeing Guy
My daughter told me the wood is "spongy". I...

My daughter told me the wood is "spongy". I assume rotten and in need of replacement. There was a leak.
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 08-11-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 737
Posted By Boeing Guy
Wood Flooring 2008 Rockwood

My daughter has a 2008 Rockwood 8317 SS. Due to a leak, some of the flooring needs to be replaced. I have to travel 100 miles to a lake front area and a hardware store is not close by. I want to...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 07-26-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 615
Posted By Boeing Guy
Play later software

Has anyone used Play Later software?

My understanding is that this software will allow you to "save" content that you record from Netflix or Amazon Prime, etc and play it later. (we subscribe...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 06-18-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,483
Posted By Boeing Guy
It worked. I used the hot spot on my iPhone, ...

It worked. I used the hot spot on my iPhone, and the Apple TV to get into Netflix and watch streaming TV.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 06-15-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,483
Posted By Boeing Guy
We have Apple TV and the PS3 hooked up to the TV,...

We have Apple TV and the PS3 hooked up to the TV, plus it is a new TV so I assume that it is a smart TV. Smart TV plus ignorant owner equals no Netflix. I guess the weak link is the internet...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 06-14-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,483
Posted By Boeing Guy
Chromecast

Has any body used Google Chromecast in an RV? It looks like what I need to watch Netflix on my newly installed digital TV. I have a PS3 hooked up to the TV. Mostly we watch rented movies and can...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-13-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,262
Posted By Boeing Guy
Whenever money is involved, corruption will...

Whenever money is involved, corruption will follow. The solution is to NOT allow the municipality that levies the fine to keep the money. If a city levies a fine, the money goes to the county and is...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-11-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,262
Posted By Boeing Guy
More like serve and collect

More like serve and collect
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 06-11-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 541
Posted By Boeing Guy
travel from St. Louis to Raleigh

I did a mapquest for directions from St. Louis to Raleigh. It showed two routes of about the same distance. Either I-64 to I-77 to I-40 through Charleston WV

OR

I-64 to I-57 to I-24 to...
Forum: RV Gourmet 05-25-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,984
Posted By Boeing Guy
"Real" Soy Sauce is made from Soy beans and...

"Real" Soy Sauce is made from Soy beans and wheat. I think ALL or most Kikkoman has wheat in it. I tried sanj GF soy sauce. I didn't like it. I use La Choy. You have to check the label. While...
Forum: RV Gourmet 05-13-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,984
Posted By Boeing Guy
Don't give up on home made bread. I almost did. ...

Don't give up on home made bread. I almost did. I bought 3, seven-dollar+ loaves of bread, made one sandwich with each, and threw them all away. I was frustrated, - but that was STUPID. So now,...
Forum: RV Gourmet 05-13-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,984
Posted By Boeing Guy
YUM. Mine aren's as "purty", but pretty good. ...

YUM. Mine aren's as "purty", but pretty good. Chili Rellanos was another thing I missed and could never find in a restaurant. How about an invite?:laugh:
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