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Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 10-25-2021, 08:30 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 57,675
Posted By fbuckwalter
DooLittle Raider Hump Pilot

A few years ago I was at McDill AFB for a show. Dick Cole, Doolittle's copilot was there selling his book! I got a picture with him and a signed copy of his book. Turns out he went from the Tokyo...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-14-2021, 05:44 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,449
Posted By fbuckwalter
I spent a few years in the Air Force. Certain...

I spent a few years in the Air Force. Certain switches has a safety wire you had to break to operate the switch accidentally. Never the less we had one pilot jettison the tip tanks on take off. No...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-14-2021, 05:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,303
Posted By fbuckwalter
Good Sam has issues

We just had a bad experience with Good Sam. Their "system" could be improved. I called for a tow. It took 8 hrs. in Tampa area to get a tow Was told the truck was on the way three times. Make a...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 06-02-2021, 01:27 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 57,675
Posted By fbuckwalter
Checking mail in 2014

I went out to check the mail and saw this B 24 flying over. I think there are a few flying, at least one! Lucky to have my phone on me.
I was living close to Honey Brook, PA at the time.
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 02-27-2021, 12:16 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 57,675
Posted By fbuckwalter
Wow, Glad you made it. How long did that trip take?

I took a few flights on prop but I wonder how long it takes to get from Nam to the Weat coast.
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 02-26-2021, 08:41 AM
Replies: 681
Views: 57,675
Posted By fbuckwalter
Midway

On a recent cross country trip we stopped by the Air Force Museum at Eglin All the stuff I worked on was in the museum! When we hit San Diego we went to the Midway Museum, we spent two days!
Time...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 02-10-2021, 06:05 AM
Replies: 681
Views: 57,675
Posted By fbuckwalter
Drones

I spent 1 1/2 years at Eglin. At the time we had 104's and B-47s set up for radio control. Time marches on. It was interesting to watch the 104s start their roll with no pilot.
Forum: COVID-19 RVing Discussions 02-03-2021, 05:50 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,651
Posted By fbuckwalter
Getting an appointment

I hope you get thru. The state site for sign up adds to the confusion. As you found out no all counties signed up for the state system. I am in Pinellas and did finally wrangle an appointment thru...
Forum: COVID-19 RVing Discussions 02-03-2021, 05:42 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,651
Posted By fbuckwalter
Everyone needs to get a jab

We all live on this tiny little piece of sand in the universe. In the long run we need to get everyone vaccinated. The distribution of vaccines should be as fair and equitable as possible. That...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 01-31-2021, 09:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,832
Posted By fbuckwalter
Fort Richard Winters

I think naming a base after someone who served honorably and was a true hero is the right thing to do. My vote for Fort Benning would be Fort
Winters after Richard Winters. Of course I may be...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 01-31-2021, 09:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,832
Posted By fbuckwalter
Why do they come

I have worked in fields picking crops with migrant workers. It does make one wonder how bad things must be where they came from. I didn't see anyone from Norway.
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 01-30-2021, 06:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,832
Posted By fbuckwalter
There is a reason

There is a reason the names were used. It was as much to deliver a divisive message as to honor those names. The original sin of the US lives on an may yet destroy us.

"Although the...
Forum: COVID-19 RVing Discussions 01-30-2021, 03:49 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,651
Posted By fbuckwalter
New Florida Sign Up site

I saw yesterday that Florida has started a new COVID 19 sign up site for you to pre-register.

They put you on a list and they call you when you can get the shot.

https://myvaccine.fl.gov/

I...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 01-27-2021, 05:26 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,643
Posted By fbuckwalter
Everyone is wired different

You and your wife will find your own pace. It goes with out saying not everyone is the same. You will discover things as you go both in your travelling routines and what you do when you get to an...
Forum: COVID-19 RVing Discussions 01-25-2021, 02:55 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,651
Posted By fbuckwalter
Votes

In Florida and with DeSantis a lot depends if you vote or not and how you vote!

That is why it is 65 and older and teachers are not considered front line workers.

I am trying to get a shot...
Forum: COVID-19 RVing Discussions 01-25-2021, 02:37 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,651
Posted By fbuckwalter
Florida COVID Vaccine

My wife and I are retired and moved to Florida a couple of years ago. The COVID vaccine roll out could have gone much better. Each county has it's own system and they keep changing the rules and...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 01-25-2021, 02:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,852
Posted By fbuckwalter
I looked into the VA because of a WWII vet...

I looked into the VA because of a WWII vet friend. I called the VA hospital (Coatesville, PA) and they set me up. I was in AF 62 to 66,
Now I am living in FL and trying to get set up for a COVID...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 01-25-2021, 08:45 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,643
Posted By fbuckwalter
My wife and I took a similar trip a couple years...

My wife and I took a similar trip a couple years ago. I was retired and she had just retired. We lived in Pa at the time and drove to FL in Jan. After the weather cleared we headed west to NOLA,...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 04-05-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,379
Posted By fbuckwalter
How are you going to run it? Gas or electric? ...

How are you going to run it? Gas or electric?

With gas I would say definite no,

Electric others can probably answer better than I.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-19-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,949
Posted By fbuckwalter
Chilling here in Fl. Temp down in the 50's at...

Chilling here in Fl. Temp down in the 50's at night. Funny how that feels cold.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-17-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,949
Posted By fbuckwalter
They call us Snow Birds. I am down here till...

They call us Snow Birds. I am down here till April 8, then home.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-15-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,949
Posted By fbuckwalter
Tampa. Getting cooler next week. 70s

Tampa. Getting cooler next week. 70s
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-13-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,949
Posted By fbuckwalter
Weather looks good.237918

Weather looks good.237918
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-25-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 16,317
Posted By fbuckwalter
2 years ago driving on I40 on way to Williams, Az...

2 years ago driving on I40 on way to Williams, Az the right lane was horrible. A fellow at the camp ground said he had blown a tire and as it turns out I bent a rim but no flat.
I now drive in the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-24-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 16,317
Posted By fbuckwalter
I am always courteous to truck drivers and try to...

I am always courteous to truck drivers and try to make way. I will speed up if I think it helps. They are working. Some people in cars can try my patience but then I am retired. [emoji41]
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-24-2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 16,317
Posted By fbuckwalter
I tow a CRV. The manual list 65 as the max speed...

I tow a CRV. The manual list 65 as the max speed for towing it. I drive 60. Some times I will drive 55 as a courtesy to Mother earth.229980
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-19-2018, 11:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,654
Posted By fbuckwalter
Ouch

Ouch
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-16-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 17,728
Posted By fbuckwalter
Oh, you got it out. My sides hurt from laughing...

Oh, you got it out. My sides hurt from laughing at some of the comments. Time for me to go eat my whole wheat toast and some raise bran.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-16-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 17,728
Posted By fbuckwalter
Thanks for the laugh, still laughing. The stick...

Thanks for the laugh, still laughing. The stick will rot evenyually.
Forum: Vintage RV's 09-16-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 27,456
Posted By fbuckwalter
I have seen all sorts of setups at the Army Corps...

I have seen all sorts of setups at the Army Corps camp grounds, tents included. It is a great place to camp and over many years had no problems. Now I have had issues with a guy in a new DP. So.....
Forum: Vintage RV's 09-16-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 27,456
Posted By fbuckwalter
We have sent pictures and been accepted and one...

We have sent pictures and been accepted and one time we could not get in because of the 10 year limit. When we drove past the one with the 10 year limit we were glad we didn't get in even though it...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 08-20-2018, 06:27 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,903
Posted By fbuckwalter
Bigger is better in your case. You will need to...

Bigger is better in your case. You will need to add in cargo, passengers etc. A shirt wheel base will make bacing up easier, that is about it.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-12-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,892
Posted By fbuckwalter
Did someone mention rubber pads on shelves etc....

Did someone mention rubber pads on shelves etc. to reduce rattles?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-12-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,208
Posted By fbuckwalter
https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&u...

https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://www.slkcorp.com/product/product-0001,0205,1051,1053.shtml&ved=2ahUKEwjvh6vyxs7bAhUP-58KHTa6CBQQFjACegQIBxAB&usg=AOvVaw28_4YpJwxL7McVk3dt-KzT
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-12-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,208
Posted By fbuckwalter
There is metal wire mold. Good idea.

There is metal wire mold. Good idea.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-12-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,208
Posted By fbuckwalter
There is UV rated coax out there.[emoji41]

There is UV rated coax out there.[emoji41]
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-12-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,208
Posted By fbuckwalter
Did you put screws in to hold them or rely on the...

Did you put screws in to hold them or rely on the adhesive?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-12-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,208
Posted By fbuckwalter
I was going to suggest UV rated wire but covering...

I was going to suggest UV rated wire but covering sounds good.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-06-2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,097
Posted By fbuckwalter
Great thread. I have a "splash guard skirt". ...

Great thread.
I have a "splash guard skirt".
It was on the motorhome when I got it.
We are headed to Alaska and I am looking into about the best way to protect the toad short of a trailer.
I...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-21-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,481
Posted By fbuckwalter
Great insight. I don' t hate paying taxes. I do...

Great insight. I don' t hate paying taxes. I do hate seeing tax payer money being wasted. In Pa we seem to be doing a better job.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-21-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,481
Posted By fbuckwalter
WOW! I used to hear Pa roads were the worst. We...

WOW! I used to hear Pa roads were the worst. We traveled around the country last year. I 40 thru Arizona had the worst roads. Some areas were so bad you had to drive in the passing lane. One guy lost...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-26-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By fbuckwalter
Funny, I was going to mention the sneaks. Tray...

Funny, I was going to mention the sneaks.
Tray looks good, now I am inspired. I need to do my propane tank first.

Sent from my SM-G900V using iRV2 - RV Forum mobile app...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-26-2018, 06:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,892
Posted By fbuckwalter
We use a check list to head out. You can put it...

We use a check list to head out. You can put it on your phone. Also DW has a roll of padded drawer liners that she puts under everything that might raddle or things that otherwise might hit the...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-28-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 765
Posted By fbuckwalter
I hope you got towed?

I hope you got towed?
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 01-27-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,108
Posted By fbuckwalter
Hopefully you have gotten service. This may help...

Hopefully you have gotten service. This may help if not.

Mississippi RV Emergency Roadside Assistance Towing Service...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 09-14-2017, 05:32 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 73,603
Posted By fbuckwalter
USAF 62 66 Lackland (Yes Jerry, I think we...

USAF 62 66

Lackland (Yes Jerry, I think we all were)
Lowery
Orlando (It is long gone)
Kadena
Eglin
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-13-2017, 01:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 896
Posted By fbuckwalter
oppps

https://www.newark.com/panasonic-electric-works/cm1-12v/relay-automotive-spdt-14vdc-35a/dp/52F9218?MER=bn_level5_4NP_LastViewed_1

Newark shows the plug in relay in the picture but they call out...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-13-2017, 01:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 896
Posted By fbuckwalter
Replacement Relay

Jerry,

Will this help?


https://www.digikey.com/product-detail/en/panasonic-electric-works/CM1F-P-12V/CM1F-P-12V-ND/647152

Looks like it might.

Frank B
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 09-13-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,035
Posted By fbuckwalter
I read all this with 20/20 vision. Hopefully...

I read all this with 20/20 vision. Hopefully everyone is safe and sound and high and dry. To those that got out it looks like it may be some time til there is a place to go back too.
I guided my...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-23-2017, 07:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,807
Posted By fbuckwalter
State Farm

We use Good Sam and had to be towed. If I recall correctly they use State Farm to provide towing.
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