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Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 05-05-2017, 05:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,324
Posted By KC1BUD
Our Cricket is the second "horse" in a two horse...

Our Cricket is the second "horse" in a two horse horsetrailer. Fantastic little hauler.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-04-2017, 05:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,593
Posted By KC1BUD
The last year I went to put a hard plate on it it...

The last year I went to put a hard plate on it it was going to cost me about $700.
I also put it in storage for the winter months. S.O.S. would not allow me to reduce my insurance to fire and theft...
Forum: Vintage RV's 05-13-2016, 04:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,598
Posted By KC1BUD
Not all the"beaters" are nomads, It is only in...

Not all the"beaters" are nomads, It is only in retirement that I could afford a new RV. I vacationed is some pretty rough RVs over the last 30 years. I remember camping in a nice park in Canada with...
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-20-2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,622
Posted By KC1BUD
Based on my Father in-law's, I'd say it is a...

Based on my Father in-law's, I'd say it is a 1975. That is if the windshield slants in at the bottom.
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 11-20-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,878
Posted By KC1BUD
I have been leveling mine manually for some time...

I have been leveling mine manually for some time now because it too tends to lift one or two wheels off the ground when doing it automatically.
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 11-13-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,753
Posted By KC1BUD
I do, I have owned my 2012 Winnebago for a year...

I do, I have owned my 2012 Winnebago for a year now and just clicked over just 4000 miles. No problems, and no problems on the Daybreak I traded in, other than the vinyl decal, which had nothing to...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 11-13-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,769
Posted By KC1BUD
You could always try...

You could always try https://static.summitracing.com/global/images/prod/mediumlarge/lct-37581_cp_ml.jpg
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 11-10-2013, 07:14 AM
Replies: 6,347
Views: 1,692,447
Posted By KC1BUD
More likely you will break the bolt before the...

More likely you will break the bolt before the bar. I had a '66 Buick that broke the bolt and not the sway bar itself. Drove it around that way for a while, wasn't too bad till I hit a pot hole or a...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-04-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 12,710
Views: 1,780,707
Posted By KC1BUD
Just had visions of Robin Williams standing on...

Just had visions of Robin Williams standing on the RV trying to get a phone signal.
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 07-05-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,004
Posted By KC1BUD
According to this site; POEMS--Page 1...

According to this site; POEMS--Page 1 (https://www.bob-west.com/1POEMS.html)POEMS--Page 1 (https://www.bob-west.com/1POEMS.html), the poem was written by Rev.Charles Fink
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 04-08-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 745
Posted By KC1BUD
My little Bichon/yorkie had an ouch at the vet,...

My little Bichon/yorkie had an ouch at the vet, never liked going to the groomer's, and she is afraid of the wipers so now in the truck she rides with her head tucked behind my arm.
Heck when I take...
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 04-08-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 745
Posted By KC1BUD
My little girl a, Bichon Frise/Yorkshire Terrier...

My little girl a, Bichon Frise/Yorkshire Terrier cross, lays on the sofa right behind me.
At home if I am sitting in my recliner she is laying in the chair right at my side. If I am laying on the...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 04-08-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 894
Posted By KC1BUD
As a combat engineer in Vietnam, it was my...

As a combat engineer in Vietnam, it was my experience that upon meeting the snake we would first try to make it a pet, if that failed we would try to eat it with lots of hot sauce and cook it with...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 03-21-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,189
Posted By KC1BUD
Thanks, he will be 91 on July 7th. For a man of...

Thanks, he will be 91 on July 7th. For a man of his age he is healthy, still drives and lives in what was our garage converted into a nice apartment for him. He loves to garden, and can't hear worth...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 02-15-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 739
Posted By KC1BUD
Should have read "3 months off the coast of...

Should have read "3 months off the coast of Saigon, Vietnam"
Forum: Just Conversation 02-13-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,654
Posted By KC1BUD
Parquor for motorcycles.

Parquor for motorcycles.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 02-13-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 833
Posted By KC1BUD
I have a bum back and I swear by my Select...

I have a bum back and I swear by my Select Comfort air mattress. Both sides inflate and deflate separately.

I have had one in my house for years. Last year when I went looking for a new motorhome...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 02-10-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,189
Posted By KC1BUD
In WWII both the Navy and the Coast guard wore...

In WWII both the Navy and the Coast guard wore these hats. Of course the Navy's had Navy on it instead of Coast guard. My F-I-L was a Coastie and my father Was Navy during the war. Dad was also in...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 02-10-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,189
Posted By KC1BUD
How about "Hoc nos defendere" or "This we defend"...

How about "Hoc nos defendere" or "This we defend" for the Army.

The closest the Navy has is "Non sibi sed patriae" which is "Not self but country"

Personally mine would have to be a mix of the...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 01-29-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,491
Posted By KC1BUD
He would have to be 100% disabled for that to be...

He would have to be 100% disabled for that to be true, If it is. I am 80% and my kids didn't get a free ride.
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 01-29-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,491
Posted By KC1BUD
"About a quarter of the nation's population,...

"About a quarter of the nation's population, approximately 63 million people, are potentially eligible for VA benefits and services because they are veterans, family members or survivors of...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 01-29-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 739
Posted By KC1BUD
What about more than one?

There is a long running post here asking everyone which branch have they served in but no post that I know of that asks how many branches we served in.

I'll start;

US Army 1970 to 1972, 1 year...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-15-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,483
Posted By KC1BUD
Smile I have owned two MH from new. A 2012 Winnebago,...

I have owned two MH from new. A 2012 Winnebago, and a 2007 Damon Daybreak. Out of the box the Winnebago is tons quieter, although they all squeak and rattle to some extent. Of course it will be a...
Forum: Damon 10-20-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,583
Posted By KC1BUD
Yes, but they usually last longer than 18 months....

Yes, but they usually last longer than 18 months. Thanks we will.
Forum: Damon 10-20-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,583
Posted By KC1BUD
The first MHs were gassers, wouldn't that make...

The first MHs were gassers, wouldn't that make them the real MHs? ;)
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 10-20-2012, 11:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,333
Posted By KC1BUD
I can't pick sides I was in both. Back...

I can't pick sides I was in both.



Back on my one and only Westpac, while in Thailand we tied up to a pier at the U-Tapao, an American airbase during the Vietnam war. The tug that nudged us to...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 10-20-2012, 11:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,333
Posted By KC1BUD
I can't pick sides I was in both. Combat...

I can't pick sides I was in both. Combat Engineer, Bridge Specialist in the
Army. In the Navy I was an Interior Communications Electrician.



Back on my one and only Westpac, while in Thailand...
Forum: Damon 10-19-2012, 10:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,583
Posted By KC1BUD
Damon was a new one when we bought it in 06(it...

Damon was a new one when we bought it in 06(it was an 07) only got the clock to 12K when I traded it this year. We don't put enough miles on them. :sad:
Forum: Vintage RV's 10-11-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 23,126
Posted By KC1BUD
F-I-L bought a 1975 Winnebago Brave and its body...

F-I-L bought a 1975 Winnebago Brave and its body measured in at 19 feet from the front to the back. That was without the bumpers. The next year Winnebago started measuring them from bumper to bumper...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 10-08-2012, 11:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,547
Posted By KC1BUD
Thank you. Another, Mister Rodgers never served. ...

Thank you. Another, Mister Rodgers never served.

From; Mr. Rogers Was a Sniper In Vietnam-Fiction! (https://www.truthorfiction.com/rumors/m/mrrogers.htm)

"According to his official biography...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 10-07-2012, 11:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 916
Posted By KC1BUD
In Navy and on my one and only WESTPAC we stopped...

In Navy and on my one and only WESTPAC we stopped at Pearl, Midway and Guam on the way over. things I still remember 39 years later; at Pearl it was the solemn Arizona memorial and an Apollo capsule...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 10-07-2012, 11:01 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,983
Posted By KC1BUD
By the time I returned to my home town of Flint...

By the time I returned to my home town of Flint Michigan (1971). I quickly found that those in high school an those of WWII age to by the friendliest to Vietnam vets.

As a side, I was on my way...
Forum: Damon 10-02-2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,583
Posted By KC1BUD
Thanks, I had also put a flat screen in the...

Thanks, I had also put a flat screen in the Daybreak before I traded it for the Winnie. :angel:
Forum: Damon 10-02-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,583
Posted By KC1BUD
Leaving the Damon forum

It is with a little sadness I am leaving the Damon board for the Winnebago board.

I spent a thousand dollars and had the burgundy stripe and lettering replaced on my '07 Daybreak. While I had the...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 10-02-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,983
Posted By KC1BUD
I enlisted in the Army 1970 at the age of 18...

I enlisted in the Army 1970 at the age of 18 years and 3 days. In 1972 was given an early release to join the National Guard during a R-I-F.
The Army stint turned out to be 1 year 10 months and 27...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-18-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 3,263
Views: 1,098,127
Posted By KC1BUD
My second Winnie as well but my fourth MH. This...

My second Winnie as well but my fourth MH.
This is a 2012 Adventurer. The rig I traded was a 2007 Damon Daybreak.

The daybreak had an issue with the burgundy vinyl stripe. First it looked as...
Forum: Damon 06-21-2012, 11:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,706
Posted By KC1BUD
My unit wasn't even 2 years old at the time, and...

My unit wasn't even 2 years old at the time, and had been treated with a paint protection treatment that supposed to eliminate the need to wax.
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 06-21-2012, 11:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,017
Posted By KC1BUD
I exceeded the max age back in March. :blush:

I exceeded the max age back in March. :blush:
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 06-21-2012, 10:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,043
Posted By KC1BUD
I have found that there are exceptions to this. I...

I have found that there are exceptions to this. I used to own a 3/4 ton p-up that required 80 pounds in the rear and 60 in the front. I quickly wore through the center of the tread on the rear tires...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 06-21-2012, 10:20 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 19,604
Posted By KC1BUD
If you go to the local VA for treatment or other...

If you go to the local VA for treatment or other things and need to revisit the facility, they usually set you up with a photo ID that then can be used in restaurants and other establishments for...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 06-21-2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 19,604
Posted By KC1BUD
I was in the Navy with a guy that got a...

I was in the Navy with a guy that got a multi-colored eagle with wings spread across his chest from armpit to armpit that he claims he didn't know how it got there either. His was from too much...
Forum: Damon 05-24-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,706
Posted By KC1BUD
I think that "Sun Damage", if that is what you...

I think that "Sun Damage", if that is what you were told by the dealer, is a cop out on their behalf. They tried to tell me the same thing, and told me to rotate my coach in its parking spot. Mine...
Forum: Damon 05-24-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,706
Posted By KC1BUD
It is funny that you said that. I was told by the...

It is funny that you said that. I was told by the dealer that the stripes were doing that because it was outside. Which begs a bunch of questions. Two of which are;

Didn't they know when the...
Forum: Damon 05-24-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,706
Posted By KC1BUD
When the graphics company sent me new stripes, I...

When the graphics company sent me new stripes, I was not charged for them and my coach was over a year old at the time. However, I waited to have them applied and watched as the rest of the stripes...
Forum: Damon 05-19-2012, 11:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,706
Posted By KC1BUD
I have had several class A coaches over the years...

I have had several class A coaches over the years and never saw this happen to any of the others.

Never in my wildest dreams did I ever believe that it could happen to such a new vehicle(about 2...
Forum: Damon 05-19-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,217
Posted By KC1BUD
Since cold air sinks, the Eskimos, when they...

Since cold air sinks, the Eskimos, when they build their igloos, leave a lower area below the sleeping area so it will keep the sleeping area warmer.
If you plug that area, and any cold seeps in...
Forum: Damon 05-19-2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,706
Posted By KC1BUD
Damon Daybreak Stripes

The stripes on my 07 Daybreak started to crack when the coach was under 2 years old. Now they are nearly all cracked.
Dealer since day one has said too bad and referred me to the maker of the...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 05-16-2012, 07:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,713
Posted By KC1BUD
Personally had it been local for me I would not...

Personally had it been local for me I would not have attended.
Nice effort, but I feel uncomfortable when I go to the VA when people shake my hand and say thank you.
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 04-21-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,867
Posted By KC1BUD
Maybe they just need to supply Gas-X to all the...

Maybe they just need to supply Gas-X to all the troops. :2funny:
Forum: Forum 101 | Announcements | Member Forum Concerns 04-19-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 721
Sticky: iRV2 Supporters
Views: 657,247
Posted By KC1BUD
Thanks Andy.

Thanks Andy.
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