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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-14-2022, 05:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,385
Posted By chiefneon
Howdy! My Chevrolet Duramax is due a oil...

Howdy!

My Chevrolet Duramax is due a oil change and I’ve been trying to find Rotella T6 of a month. No one has it any oil for diesels. I usually buy the oil and have the oil change place do it. I...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-05-2022, 04:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 216
Posted By chiefneon
Howdy! My understanding is FMCA has to set...

Howdy!

My understanding is FMCA has to set up the T-Mobile sims card. I talked to Joshua back in early December as my FMCA Sprint MiFi hotspot was no longer working. We have the new FMCA Inseego...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-29-2021, 06:40 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 14,419
Posted By chiefneon
Howdy! I found out yesterday that not only...

Howdy!

I found out yesterday that not only is DEF in short supply but also OIL. I usually purchase my oil Shell Rotella T6 from Walmart in a 2.5 gallon container. Walmart, nor any other auto parts...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-26-2021, 05:48 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 14,419
Posted By chiefneon
Howdy! I always purchase my DEF from...

Howdy!

I always purchase my DEF from O’Riellly Auto Parts because they always give me a Veterans discount. Just purchase some the other day.

“Happy Trails”
Chiefneon
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-12-2021, 05:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,036
Posted By chiefneon
Howdy! I think anyone and everyone should be...

Howdy!

I think anyone and everyone should be practicing situational awareness anywhere they are. These days you and you alone are responsible for you personal safety. You can only count on law...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 11-30-2021, 06:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 454
Posted By chiefneon
Howdy! We are fulltimers and have been using...

Howdy!

We are fulltimers and have been using Direct Stream since it came out. At first it was called Direct TV Now, then ATT Now and recently changed to Direct Stream. Names change but the service...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-25-2021, 06:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By chiefneon
Howdy! When hooked up and looking for fuel I...

Howdy!

When hooked up and looking for fuel I use Gasbudy and Google earth satellite to give Me the best option to choose from.

“Happy Trails”
Chiefneon
Forum: Thor Industries Owner's Forum 09-12-2021, 06:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 674
Posted By chiefneon
Howdy! I have used Rescue Tape to secure...

Howdy!

I have used Rescue Tape to secure sewer connections. It works and you can remove it if and when you need to.
...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-02-2021, 03:01 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,287
Posted By chiefneon
Howdy! You haven’t driven through Austin,...

Howdy!

You haven’t driven through Austin, Texas the State Capital lately. The homeless encampments are out of control. You can actually smell feces driving around with the windows up. Texas is...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 08-24-2021, 06:11 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,172
Posted By chiefneon
Howdy! The day I was drafted there were 16...

Howdy!

The day I was drafted there were 16 of us. A Gunny Sgt from the USMC came in and tapped every third person in line to step forward. He stated “the Maurice Corp needs a few good men today,...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 08-22-2021, 06:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 822
Posted By chiefneon
Howdy! I have used a Apple lighting to hdmi...

Howdy!

I have used a Apple lighting to hdmi connector to connect my iPhone or ipad to the hdmi connection to our TV. We now use Apple TV to connect. The connector we use is in the link below....
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 08-15-2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,625
Posted By chiefneon
Howdy! Our first fulltime RV we had a roof...

Howdy!

Our first fulltime RV we had a roof mounted satellite antenna. Our second one we used a portable satellite antenna for those very reasons. Four years ago we cut the cord and no stream very...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 08-13-2021, 06:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,703
Posted By chiefneon
Howdy! For the kind of weight you are...

Howdy!

For the kind of weight you are talking about I would be look for a HDT. Start by researching the link below on the Escapees forum.

https://www.rvnetwork.com/forum/32-hdt/

“Happy...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 08-11-2021, 06:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,292
Posted By chiefneon
Howdy! I contacted FMCA regarding the new...

Howdy!

I contacted FMCA regarding the new MiFi they are offering that is 5G. They advised me that since I have had my MiFi for over a year I am do a upgrade. They shipped me a new MiFi hotspot on...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 08-05-2021, 06:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,151
Posted By chiefneon
Howdy! We always stay at the Thousands...

Howdy!

We always stay at the Thousands Trails in Clement, Florida for free as we have a membership, so we can afford the parking.

“Happy Trails”
Chiefneon
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 08-05-2021, 06:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 939
Posted By chiefneon
Howdy! When did USAA start this. I’ve been...

Howdy!

When did USAA start this. I’ve been insured with then for a number of years and they have never mentioned a weight limit to be insured. I’ve had a MDT 4400 International Custom hauler they...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 07-29-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,292
Posted By chiefneon
Howdy! Here is the link to the FMCA Sprint...

Howdy!

Here is the link to the FMCA Sprint data plan.

https://www.fmca.com/index.php?option=com_fmcatechconnectv2&view=home

“Happy Trails”
Chiefneon
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 07-26-2021, 06:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,064
Posted By chiefneon
Howdy! Towing is one thing parking it is...

Howdy!

Towing is one thing parking it is another. Much easier to get around and park a 35’ and find RV site than a 40’. We went from a 37’ to a 44’ 5er and I plan ahead and also call ahead to RV...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 07-26-2021, 06:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,292
Posted By chiefneon
Howdy! We dropped satellite over three years...

Howdy!

We dropped satellite over three years ago and have been streaming ever since. We have three ways to stream ATT, VERIZON and Sprint/T-Mobile. We use the Sprint/T-Mobile we got from FMCA for...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 07-14-2021, 05:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,395
Posted By chiefneon
Howdy! As stated about that a good route....

Howdy!

As stated about that a good route. You want to stay away from I-10 west of Brookshire, it is under construction to almost Columbus.

“Happy Trails”
Chiefneon
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-13-2021, 06:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By chiefneon
Howdy! We have used Lambright Custom Chairs...

Howdy!

We have used Lambright Custom Chairs in Shipshewanna. At that time they did not have a phone only a pay phone out in front of the business as the are Amish. We ordered a loveseat recliner...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 05-11-2021, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By chiefneon
Howdy! I don’t have an Inspire but do have...

Howdy!

I don’t have an Inspire but do have them on my 44’ 5er. Been using them for three years and they have been great. I don’t know of anyone that has them that has complaints using them.
...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-26-2021, 04:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 926
Posted By chiefneon
Howdy! We Staged at the Ponderosa...

Howdy!


We Staged at the Ponderosa Campground as mentioned in Cody. We stayed at Buffalo Crossing RV Resort in West Yellowstone. It's close to the YNP entrance and walking distance to...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 04-23-2021, 06:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,276
Posted By chiefneon
Howdy! We are fulltimers and have ATT,...

Howdy!

We are fulltimers and have ATT, Verizon and last year add FMCA Sprint. We haven’t traveled much do to the pandemic but the Sprint hotspot has worked well. It as a weak signal at our home...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 04-16-2021, 06:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 737
Posted By chiefneon
Howdy! Chromecast will not work with Apple...

Howdy!

Chromecast will not work with Apple iPad or iPhone. I needed up using a HDMI to Apple Lighting hard wire connection and after that going with Apple TV for wireless connection. We also use...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-16-2021, 06:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By chiefneon
Howdy! I put a set of 19.5 Cooper tires on...

Howdy!

I put a set of 19.5 Cooper tires on my MDT a few years ago. I took them back three times to balance them. Turned out the were out of round and could not balanced out. The tire dealer...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-12-2021, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 826
Posted By chiefneon
Howdy! Staying on the property is well worth...

Howdy!

Staying on the property is well worth the expense if you want to enjoy the experience. Included in the price of the stay are tickets to the entry morning and evening. By staying on the...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-06-2021, 07:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,830
Posted By chiefneon
Howdy! Really worth seeing Sequoias and...

Howdy!

Really worth seeing Sequoias and Redwoods if you have the time.

“Happy Trails”
Chiefneon
Forum: Just Conversation 04-01-2021, 07:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 646
Posted By chiefneon
Howdy! Are your asking about veterans...

Howdy!

Are your asking about veterans traveling? If so I us the VA healthcare and we’ve been fulltiming for over fourteen years. All my prescriptions are 90 day and they mail them to our Escapees...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-01-2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 566
Posted By chiefneon
Easy answer NO!

Easy answer NO!
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 03-26-2021, 06:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 785
Posted By chiefneon
Howdy! You should try filling with the tire...

Howdy!

You should try filling with the tire company if it’s a blowout and the tire is defective. I’ve had several claims with Goodyear tire and they have always paid for the tire and any damage....
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-21-2021, 02:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,166
Posted By chiefneon
Howdy! I’ve done several transactions of...

Howdy!

I’ve done several transactions of land, vehicles, RV’s etc... absolutely the easiest way was Thur wire transfer.

“Happy Trails”
Chiefneon
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 03-17-2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,328
Posted By chiefneon
Howdy! If you use FaceBook I have found a...

Howdy!

If you use FaceBook I have found a lot of good information at “Military Veterns RV Community” FB grounp site. As stated the base commander has over site of rack base. There are military...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 03-07-2021, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By chiefneon
Howdy! We fulltime and I've been using...

Howdy!


We fulltime and I've been using 20,000 # Goosebox to tow our 44' toy hauler without issue. After using the GB I can't see going back to a 5er hitch. A great place to get information is...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 02-25-2021, 07:31 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 93,667
Posted By chiefneon
Drafted into the US Army. I survived and made it...

Drafted into the US Army. I survived and made it home.
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 02-24-2021, 07:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,041
Posted By chiefneon
My favorite as a place Officer was when I asked...

My favorite as a place Officer was when I asked the suspect “why did you run from me”. The answer was always he same “because you were chasing me”!
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 01-13-2021, 08:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By chiefneon
Howdy! We use Blink cameras. They let us...

Howdy!


We use Blink cameras. They let us keep an eye on them inside the RV and the cameras also will give you the temperature.


"Happy Trails"
Chiefneon
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 01-12-2021, 06:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,591
Posted By chiefneon
Howdy! We have no problems streaming...

Howdy!

We have no problems streaming Netflix’s, AmazonPrime and ATT TV Now using Apple TV and the quality is good. Just last month we used over 800gbs with the FMCA Sprint MiFi.

“Happy Trails”...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 01-06-2021, 07:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,591
Posted By chiefneon
Howdy! I’ve been using a FMCA Sprint...

Howdy!

I’ve been using a FMCA Sprint unlimited MiFi hotspot for several months now. FMCA offers it to members for $49.99 a month. It is truly unlimited as we use from 500 to 800gb a month...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 01-02-2021, 05:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,995
Posted By chiefneon
Howdy! There are two I would recommend. As...

Howdy!

There are two I would recommend. As stated above the Gen Y and also the Reese GooseBox. The GooseBox is the only one at this time that is approved by Lippert to not void your warranty. I’ve...
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 01-01-2021, 06:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 846
Posted By chiefneon
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Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-25-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,858
Posted By chiefneon
Howdy! I've been using the FMCA Sprint...

Howdy!


I've been using the FMCA Sprint MiFi 8000L Hotspot for several months now. We use it to stream everything Netflix, Amazon Prime, ATT TV Now etc... We use between 500 and 600gb a month and...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-14-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 771
Posted By chiefneon
Howdy! I recently ordered two Blink outdoor...

Howdy!

I recently ordered two Blink outdoor cameras to use with our RV. Got a deal on them on Black Friday so they are being delivered this week.
...
Forum: Toy Haulers Discussion 12-05-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,568
Posted By chiefneon
Howdy! I had those problems with a Prodigy...

Howdy!

I had those problems with a Prodigy Brake controller. I found RV repair shops don’t them and make excuses, the controller knows there is a problem they can’t find. My problem was with a...
Forum: Just Conversation 12-04-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 14,441
Posted By chiefneon
Howdy! I’ve had all three of the Shingles...

Howdy!

I’ve had all three of the Shingles vaccine shots. The one shot several years ago and then the newer ones that you take two shots. No side effects with any of them other than a sore arm for...
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 12-01-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,825
Posted By chiefneon
Howdy! It’s good that you reported it to the...

Howdy!

It’s good that you reported it to the campground. I would also report it to the local authorities also. They should do an investigation to see if the dog and owners have their pet up to day...
Forum: Toy Haulers Discussion 10-20-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 670
Posted By chiefneon
Howdy! If you have enough truck to tow a DRV...

Howdy!

If you have enough truck to tow a DRV Fullhouse toy hauler I would go with it.

“Happy Trails”
Chiefneon
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 10-19-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,384
Posted By chiefneon
Howdy! We are in Fredericksburg now at...

Howdy!


We are in Fredericksburg now at the Vineyards RV Park. As stated it's nice clean and haulage pull through. The other place we like to stay at is Lady Bird Johnson Municipal RV Park. It's...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-18-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,010
Posted By chiefneon
Howdy! I purchase numerous RV parts from...

Howdy!

I purchase numerous RV parts from them including two AC’s. We also used them to sale our previous 5er. They gave us great service doing so. They sold it within in three weeks and all...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-28-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 762
Posted By chiefneon
Howdy! We had a sim problem a couple of...

Howdy!

We had a sim problem a couple of years ago and it turned out to be the transfer switch. We lost proper and ended up having it replaced along with the outside 50amp plug on the RV and the...
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