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Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 11-30-2017, 08:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 471
Posted By Velroc
Winterizing water heater sticking drawer

Whats the trick to removing the drawer in kitchen to turn water heater bypass valve?? I have removed it before pushing up in the plastic locks, but no work this time.

Bob
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-31-2017, 10:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,207
Posted By Velroc
Anyone towing a Subaru outback 4 down? Dolly?

I have had a accident once towing a dolly with a Acura and I totaled it on I-75 all alone thank GOD at 5 am., so I'm not real keen on them. Is anyone towing a Subaru Outback 4 Down?? Right now I tow...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-21-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 503
Posted By Velroc
I have a 2012 Vista 30 T, It sounds like mine,...

I have a 2012 Vista 30 T, It sounds like mine, but mine has 2 side camera's.

The couch was two small for anything, so I replaced it with 2 lazy-boy lounge chairs.

In general I find it a good...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-21-2017, 12:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 736
Posted By Velroc
Unhappy Problem with Stairs

When I left Ohio in Jan. my Stairs(Kwikee) worked fine, extending and retracting.position

When I arrived in Florida the Stairs were in the retracted position and wouldn't move.

Any info on...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-21-2017, 05:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 380
Posted By Velroc
110 volt problem Solved

Thanks to all, I didn't even know their was a GIF under the Refrig.

Thanks Again, Bob:)
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-20-2017, 07:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 380
Posted By Velroc
110V OutLet Problem

I have a 2012 Vista T. Three of my 110 V Outlets don't work (no power) They are the one behind the sink, the one in the hall way over the three drawers next to the sink and last the Bathroom.

I...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-29-2016, 04:49 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 11,510
Posted By Velroc
I am very happy with my 2014 Winn Vista T,...

I am very happy with my 2014 Winn Vista T, winterizing is easy etc. I can always spend more money to make things work bettter. Good Luck.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-10-2016, 05:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,711
Posted By Velroc
Roadmaster looks like one of the best, get the...

Roadmaster looks like one of the best, get the highest capacity one you can get. Plus your also going to need a brake like the BluOx Patriot. See Towing Laws | BrakeBuddy - Braking systems for...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-08-2016, 08:45 PM
Replies: 6,393
Views: 1,717,597
Posted By Velroc
Smile This CHF has become a little over whelming, the...

This CHF has become a little over whelming, the last guy " computerguy" said he did the fix front and rear in two hours. Exactly what did he do in two hours w/o a jack?? What parts and tools did he...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-08-2016, 04:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,209
Posted By Velroc
Smile The couch in my 2012 Winnebago Vista T, 31 ft was...

The couch in my 2012 Winnebago Vista T, 31 ft was a joke, too short to sleep on, uncomfortable to sit on, and the hide-away bed was a real pain. So I took it out and added two rather cheap lazeboy...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-02-2016, 11:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,602
Posted By Velroc
Smile What type tow bar & brake do you use

Right now I use a Blue Ox Acclaim Tow Bar - A-Frame - Car Mount - 5,000 lbs tow Jeep, curb weight 3750
Tow bar Cost is $444. from Amazon. I have had problems with the weld cracking, but since they...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-02-2016, 11:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,265
Posted By Velroc
Smile Blue Ox Brake

I use a Blue Ox BRK2012 Patriot Portable Brake System. It has a wireless brake indicator that sits on the dash. ( maybe a option) That's one Blue Ox product that i have had no problem with.

Bob...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-01-2016, 10:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,053
Posted By Velroc
Smile Well maybe I was just lucky and the weld was done...

Well maybe I was just lucky and the weld was done on monday. I did send BlueOx a copy of my post. I'm 74, but I know a lot about Mechcanical Engineering.

Murphy's law says the weakest part that...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-01-2016, 02:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,053
Posted By Velroc
Smile Refund Miracle

Miracle Miracle Miracle

Chand called me and their going to refund the Monies for the new Tow Bar, and they want the old tow bar to inspect and their going to pay shipping.

Just amazing what a...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-01-2016, 01:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,053
Posted By Velroc
BlueOx Tow Bar - Buyer Beware

In my opinion the Blue Ox has a terrible customer service and the product Tow bar (Blue Ox BX4330 Acclaim Class III Tow Bar) is very poor product!!

MY STORY:
I was driving NE on I-90 in NE Ohio...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 08-28-2016, 07:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,089
Posted By Velroc
The Jeep is fine, some one blew their horn at me...

The Jeep is fine, some one blew their horn at me and I looked in rear camera and the Jeep was way over on the passenger side, so I stopped and took the tow bar off. Then my wife drove the Jeep and I...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-27-2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 840
Posted By Velroc
Angry BlueOx Tow Bar Failure

You may want to see my post under Toads & Towing
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 08-27-2016, 03:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,089
Posted By Velroc
Angry BlueOx Tow Bar Failure

Facts:

Type: Accliam
Age: 3 plus years
Mileage: 8000 Miles
Tow: Winnebago Vista T 2012
Toad: Jeep Wrangler 2014
Use: Mainly on Interstates from Ohio to Florida
Failure location: I-90...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-05-2016, 04:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 498
Posted By Velroc
2012 Vista 30T Front Curtain

Our 2012 Vista 30T Dashboard Heating and A/C are really working overtime as their is no curtain to keep the Heat/Cold when driving up front where us humans and one dog are.

Has anyone installed...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 03-11-2016, 12:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,814
Posted By Velroc
Super Job, How did you bend the wood? Steam it? ...

Super Job, How did you bend the wood? Steam it? I have tools to do it, but not the talent, need to think..

Bob
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 03-01-2016, 11:45 AM
Replies: 3,267
Views: 1,101,579
Posted By Velroc
Sign me up

2012 Winnebago Vista T
Betty & Bob Phillips

Presently at the Sanctuary RV Park, Bonita Springs, FL:)
Forum: Full-Timers 02-25-2016, 12:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,200
Posted By Velroc
I would try Craigs list, and be packing heat! Or...

I would try Craigs list, and be packing heat! Or rent a storage room.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-25-2016, 12:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,551
Posted By Velroc
Wink Connex 40430

I found a infrared repeater in the center cabinet over the drivers seat, the receivers were a non-used wire with 2 buttons next two a satelite box ( I installed) in the left cabinet.

My...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-15-2016, 01:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 472
Posted By Velroc
2012 Vista T & Mountains

Thinking of going out west and climb some hills to 10,000 ft.

It has a for V-10 401 CI and 5star tune.

Can it do it????


Bob -Basking in the sun near Naples:dance:
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 12-25-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 602
Posted By Velroc
Battery Hold Down 2012 Vista

I was changing my batteries and misplaced all ( call me dumb ) the side and top bars ( 1/4 inch diameter ) It has 4 vertical bars and 3 top bars.

Any information on where to locate them would be...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 12-25-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,451
Posted By Velroc
Windshield Wiper Replacement Vista

Has anyone found a windshield wiper replacement 2012 Vista? Its about 27" each and none of the Auto Stores have them.

Thanks Bob:)
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-01-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,535
Posted By Velroc
I use Good Sam, my last RV needed to be towed...

I use Good Sam, my last RV needed to be towed twice, no problem.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-12-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,581
Posted By Velroc
Couch Replacment

Sort of a change subject.

I have a used ( 4000 miles )2012 Vista 30T. I have added 5tar Tune and works great, Safe-T- Plus which also works fine.

Only problem so far is the aux Generator...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-09-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,581
Posted By Velroc
I bought a used 2012 Vista 30T in 2013 w/3000...

I bought a used 2012 Vista 30T in 2013 w/3000 miles. Have added 5 Star Tuning & Safe-T-Plus, both worth the money.


The couch ( 2nd air bed) is too short for my 6 ft frame. So I pulled out the...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 12-10-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,175
Posted By Velroc
Smile Lazyboy Addition

I have a 2012 Vista T, the front couch was to small for me to nap on, I'm 6', so i pulled it out and added two lazeboy type chairs, they work very nice.:thumb:
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-11-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,563
Posted By Velroc
5 Star Tune & Safe-T-Plus

I added the two items above. The Safe-T-Plus really helps driving in a straight line and makes driving much easier. We haven't had a blow out, but I assume it will help their too.

The 5 Star...
Forum: CB & Ham Radio 10-11-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,321
Posted By Velroc
Loop Antenna

Hi, I'm Bob KC8IPQ at home I use a G5RV Jr, at home to Icom 706MKII with a lMFJ manual Tuner. Right now I'm replacing the antenna as the wind blew it down. I mostly work Pactor.

What I'm...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 10-09-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,845
Posted By Velroc
Wilson Mobile 4G Car Cell Phone Booster

How many of you have purchased a Wilson 460108 Mobile 4G Car Cell Phone Signal Booster Repeater & Antenna??

If so how did you install it and what is your review of it.

My RV has a non medal...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 10-09-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,867
Posted By Velroc
Wilson Mobile 4G Car Cell Phone Signal Booster

How many of you have purchased a Wilson 460108 Mobile 4G Car Cell Phone Signal Booster Repeater & Antenna??

If so how did you install it and what is your review of it.

My RV has a non medal...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 10-09-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,033
Posted By Velroc
Battery Wire

I am going to run a wire from my MH ( round Connector ) to my toad jeep.

Do I need a diode to keep the flow only going from the MH to the toad?

Bob
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-09-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 693
Posted By Velroc
Slide Problem

My 2012 Win Vista-T has a problem with the Drivers side front slider.

Last month it failed to retract, I followed the instructions and took off the control panel and pushed the over ride button. ...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-11-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 490
Posted By Velroc
Honor Flight

I am thinking about transporting 4 veterans too DC to see the WWII monuments. These are for Vets who don't want to fly.

I have 2012 Winn Vista T, I have taken out the cheap sofa and installed...
Forum: CB & Ham Radio 07-01-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,294
Posted By Velroc
Air Mail & Snail Mail

How many HAMs use Air Mail for your Emails when out in the remote locations ?

I'm interested in what kind of TNC you use

Bob KC8IPQ:)
Forum: CB & Ham Radio 06-28-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 31,509
Posted By Velroc
Bob KC8IPQ, not real active, but I am probably...

Bob KC8IPQ, not real active, but I am probably going to get involed in Air Mail.:dance:
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-28-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 18,889
Posted By Velroc
I justify a MH the same way I justify my 40 ft...

I justify a MH the same way I justify my 40 ft Boat, or a 4 BR Home.

What's the alternative ? Planes, hotels, rental cars.

What ever melts your butter.
Forum: Workkamping & Volunteering 06-19-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,455
Posted By Velroc
Looking for Winter Hospital Work

My wife is a BSN retired case manager to winter work part time in TX, AZ, etc. in return for $ and free RV Parking for a month time period or so. Prefer Christen hospital or clinic. BTW we have to...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 03-19-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 577
Posted By Velroc
2012 vista OS door locks by accident

Owned this Win about 6 months and this is our first long shake down trip. My outside door bottom keyed lock will accidently lock its self and us out!

The bottom lock on the inside has a peg that...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 02-22-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 763
Posted By Velroc
I was thinking more of person saftey of some one...

I was thinking more of person saftey of some one steeling it, maybe even a lock made for that use, Hitch Lock Hitch Accessories | etrailer.com...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 02-21-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 763
Posted By Velroc
Pin for Hitch Extender

My Winnebago Hitch Extender came with a Pin and clip, would it be safer to use a grade 5 bolt and lock nut??

Thanks Bob
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 02-21-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,730
Posted By Velroc
Hitch came off means the hitch came off the ball,...

Hitch came off means the hitch came off the ball, was it tight enough ? Who Knows, but I am famililar hitches.

The chains were the ones that came with the dolly that were attached to to dolly.
...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 02-18-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,730
Posted By Velroc
Master Tow Dolly w/No Brakes, chains were crossed...

Master Tow Dolly w/No Brakes, chains were crossed and MH & Toad height were equal, I have learned a lot since then and yes we very lucky.

I have towed a big sailboat (21 ft 2500# heavy swing keel...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 02-18-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,351
Posted By Velroc
I haven't tried my Patriot brake, (have tested...

I haven't tried my Patriot brake, (have tested the set up), it has a internal battery and may be feeding back to the plug?

I have a extra 12 Volt car battery which I place in the front of my...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 02-17-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,873
Posted By Velroc
See my post in this group today, I say NO to...

See my post in this group today, I say NO to dolly's, I think used car dealers use them mostly.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 02-17-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,730
Posted By Velroc
Lost 2002 Acura when towing w/dolly

Four years ago on the WV interstate I lost my toad when towed with a dolly. We hit a huge pot hole, the hitch came off and both safety chains connected to dolly broke!! It was 5 am and toad ended up...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 02-17-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,351
Posted By Velroc
Smile Blu Ox Base Plate & 2014 Jeep Wrangler

I have my Base Install almost, but now I have two air craft cables that go around the base plate cross bar and the jeep cross bar. But the Jeep plastic under engine plate is in the way, I did cut...
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