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Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-27-2021, 02:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 348
Posted By IronRick
Sorry for all the time between my last post and...

Sorry for all the time between my last post and now. When I checked out of Yogi Bear in Amboy, IL. after just unplugging my 50amp. Shore Power cord I fell in excruciating pain. So, since then I had a...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-04-2021, 03:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 348
Posted By IronRick
NXR, My trailer is tight against a fence...

NXR,

My trailer is tight against a fence without any room for a ladder. I will be checking out on the 13th. I will check then. BTW, my trailer is a 2017 Grand Design Solitude 321RL

Thank You ...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-04-2021, 03:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 348
Posted By IronRick
Hey Old-Biscuit, It appears that there are...

Hey Old-Biscuit,

It appears that there are only 2 fans. The bottom one looks like it is about 3 square inches and the upper one 4Ē square inches.

It was after about 10 minutes and they both...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-02-2021, 08:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 348
Posted By IronRick
Thank you. I will check for the 2nd. fan...

Thank you. I will check for the 2nd. fan tomorrow. 👍🏻
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-02-2021, 04:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 348
Posted By IronRick
Fans

Hi There,

I have checked the fans to make sure they are running and yes, they are. I know there are fans top & bottom however I don’t recall if I have 2 at the top. I will try and get up there...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-01-2021, 09:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 348
Posted By IronRick
Norcold Temperature Fluctuations

Hi All, Sorry that this is so long. I am hoping that I have entered all pertinent info.

07/30/2020 Norcold 637136 - Refrigerator Cooling Unit Heater Element
01/31/2021 Norcold 637082 -...
Forum: Just Conversation 08-29-2021, 08:18 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,028
Posted By IronRick
No problem anymore

I grew up in Chicago and started driving in 1975

It was really frustrating to drive here be it on side streets, main streets and expressways. At each Redlight cars would attempt to pass you by...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 04-01-2021, 02:58 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 13,481
Posted By IronRick
When the Lottery was being introduced to the...

When the Lottery was being introduced to the State of Illinois all of the politicians got the residents to approve it by telling them that ALL OF THE PROFITS WILL GO TO EDUCATION.

What they didnít...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-09-2021, 07:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 773
Posted By IronRick
Sisters

Bobby,

I know she loves me and itís mutual. We met when I was 12 years old after my mom died and I was placed in a foster home with her. That was almost 50 years ago.

Rick
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-09-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 773
Posted By IronRick
Thatís it.

Thatís it. I will use it as well as give it to my sister. I appreciate all of the other suggestions. And yes I know about dead spots out west. I lived in Vegas for 7 years and routinely rode into...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-08-2021, 09:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 773
Posted By IronRick
Ken, Read the 1st. line of my post... I...

Ken,

Read the 1st. line of my post... I HAVE GOOGLED...

Arcaguy,

Thank you. Up until 4 years ago I was a very active biker who would ride between 30 and 50 K miles a year with only a 8 to 9...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-08-2021, 07:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 773
Posted By IronRick
Emergency #ís throughout OUR Beautiful Country

Good Evening All,

I have Googled & Searched to no avail. I recently finished my install of Solar so that I am able to boondock far more often. I enjoy the solitude of it so much that I bought a...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 08-23-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By IronRick
Ray, I have looked at Google however I...

Ray,

I have looked at Google however I prefer an answer from someone who has been there.

By the way I am not looking for a permanent place just a few weeks while I find my truck.

Thank you...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 08-23-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By IronRick
RV Campground near 1577 Wells Rd, Orange Park, FL 32073

I am looking for a decent campground within about 50 miles of General RV, 1577 Wells Rd, Orange Park, FL 32073

Two weeks ago I flew down to inspect my new home and it is a 35ft. Grand Design...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-05-2019, 10:32 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 24,234
Posted By IronRick
Always, ALWAYS Be Polite.

During a weekended ride around Lake Michigan my friends and I took an overnight trip into Canada in 2014 and when my friends and I came back into the US this happened. We were riding our motorcycles...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 03-31-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 357
Posted By IronRick
How much room for Solar on a Grand Design Solitude.

Hi all,

I am considering 2 different Grand Design Solitudeís. 1 is a 369RL and the other is a 379FL

What I need help with is if anyone who has access to either of these would be able to take a...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-05-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 11,331
Posted By IronRick
Hate to see someone KILLED because someone was...

Hate to see someone KILLED because someone was doing something STUPID and very RECKLESS as what goes up must come down. About 15 years ago on the 4th. of July a few miles from me a woman “wife and...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-04-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 11,331
Posted By IronRick
And rightfully so as to laws / rules currently in...

And rightfully so as to laws / rules currently in place however the restrictions that they put in place are due to some ignorant people with drones that are harassing the wildlife and disturbing the...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-04-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 11,331
Posted By IronRick
Bring on the flames. I was previously a...

Bring on the flames.

I was previously a fulltimer and drove a HR Navigator 45ft. DP. I had no problem parking with it once I unhooked my toad.

This spring I am selling my home and getting a...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 01-28-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 581
Posted By IronRick
Scott, I love the website that you and your...

Scott,

I love the website that you and your wife ( Jackie ) created. I would recommend it to everyone. All the info on every stop you made since 2013 is terrific. It will be extremely helpful as...
Forum: Full-Timers 01-16-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,073
Posted By IronRick
Thank You All

Hi Guy's. Sorry for the late reply. I had surgery unexpectedly moved up and was laid up. Feeling better now however in a few weeks when I am up for it I go in for another surgery.

So, If I create...
Forum: Full-Timers 01-04-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,073
Posted By IronRick
I will look into the Jeep Liberty if I go the...

I will look into the Jeep Liberty if I go the route of a diesel pusher. When I had my Diesel Pusher I pulled a Toyota FJ and I have always had various 4 X 4ís as I love exploring. I wonít be doing it...
Forum: Full-Timers 01-04-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,073
Posted By IronRick
It sounds like the best deal is Texas for me....

It sounds like the best deal is Texas for me. Now, I need to see what Texas charges for plates for Used Vehicls whether it is a individual or dealer purchase. When I bought the 2002 HR Navigator...
Forum: Full-Timers 01-03-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,073
Posted By IronRick
17 Oaks, Thank You very much for your...

17 Oaks, Thank You very much for your recommendations. I plan on boondocking a lot as I actually enjoyed it when I had my Diesel Pusher from 2008 to 2010 and I was also a VIP at the Kelso Depot. My...
Forum: Full-Timers 01-01-2019, 11:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,073
Posted By IronRick
docj & 17 Oaks, I appreciate all the help to...

docj & 17 Oaks,

I appreciate all the help to me that both of you as well as the others provided. There is so much more for me to learn.

There are no plans for me to return to Illinois. I may...
Forum: Full-Timers 12-31-2018, 01:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,073
Posted By IronRick
My reason for Montana is No Sales Tax. I don't...

My reason for Montana is No Sales Tax. I don't have much money and literally saving just $3K or $4K will make a big change for me. My only income is Social Security and I am going through a divorce....
Forum: Full-Timers 12-30-2018, 12:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,073
Posted By IronRick
Montana Residency

Hi All

I am thinking of establishing residency in Montana after I sell my home just west of Chicago in the spring.

To prepare for this I checked the Motor Vehicle Division to get a Montana...
Forum: Just Conversation 12-20-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 62,772
Posted By IronRick
Oh how I wish that one was true and that it...

Oh how I wish that one was true and that it included HollyBooHoo "Hollywood" as well.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-22-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,095
Posted By IronRick
With all that water damage I would be doing the...

With all that water damage I would be doing the Backstroke as fast as possible to get away from this beached whale...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-19-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 25,860
Posted By IronRick
OH Canada

After a weekended ride around Lake Michigan and an overnight trip into Canada in 2014 my friends and I came back into the US. We were riding our motorcycles and approached the US Custom's booth. The...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-29-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 13,830
Posted By IronRick
He IS in the turning lane.

If you look at where the MH is parked on HIS left is the double yellow lines and on HIS right is a SOLID WHITE LINE. Solid lines are not to be crossed and the ďentranceĒ to the left turn lane starts...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-20-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,426
Posted By IronRick
Made In America

I guess we are just in time to place our order since we haven't taken delivery and we can order our interior trim to be monogramed with MAGA.

Thank you President Trump & Vice President Pence.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 07-20-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 621
Posted By IronRick
Spot GPS

I used a Spot Gen 3 for a few years when it 1st. came out on my motorcycle until I had to give up riding.

They have another device called Spot Trace which is designed to track vehicles or any...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-12-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 9,408
Posted By IronRick
If a person is driving on the shoulder then they...

If a person is driving on the shoulder then they are clearly breaking the law. It is also breaking the law for anyone else to pull onto the shoulder to obstruct someones right to break the law. The...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-05-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 9,408
Posted By IronRick
"I" feel that they are both at fault. If the RV...

"I" feel that they are both at fault. If the RV driver started slowing down properly he would not have had to "lock up the brakes" UNLESS the Tanker PULLED IN FRONT OF HIM to cause it. The TANKER is...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 02-17-2008, 01:19 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,821
Posted By IronRick
Hi Rick & Mic, Yes, sitting here on my day...

Hi Rick & Mic,

Yes, sitting here on my day off in the middle of nowhere USA and it is Damm Beautiful.

I have been exploring the hills and valleys and whatever there is here. So much history...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 02-17-2008, 01:14 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,821
Posted By IronRick
Bruce & Gloria, I am in the middle of the...

Bruce & Gloria,

I am in the middle of the Mojave and the closest town is Baker which is 35 miles away. My internet connection is through what some people know as the Pony...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 02-17-2008, 12:56 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,821
Posted By IronRick
Hi Pennie Gone, Quartzsite works for ANY...

Hi Pennie Gone,

Quartzsite works for ANY Motorhome, Fifth Wheel, Travel Trailer, C Class and any class whether you are on a budget (who isn't) or a millionaire.

The main concern I feel is to...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-20-2008, 07:22 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,821
Posted By IronRick
I second the statements of Drifter and may his...

I second the statements of Drifter and may his transfer switch always work https://irv2.infopop.cc/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif and also that Bruce & Gloria always have a shade.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-06-2008, 02:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,218
Posted By IronRick
Hey All, I will be there and I do not know...

Hey All,

I will be there and I do not know anyone. ;(

That will make it even more fun.

My first get together since getting my coach Dec. 10th. 2007

Bruce, I sent you a message with my...
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 12-14-2007, 09:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,568
Posted By IronRick
Hi All, Thanks for the kind thoughts and...

Hi All,

Thanks for the kind thoughts and Mama, I promise that once I make it back to Chicago in a few days and pick up my other computer that I will update my profile with pictures.

Right now...
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 12-11-2007, 12:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,568
Posted By IronRick
Hi All, Well, I have been working towards...

Hi All,

Well, I have been working towards this day for three years and last night was the first night sleeping in my new coach.

I picked it up in Montana and it was 6 degrees last night. The...
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 12-11-2007, 12:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,568
Posted By IronRick
Hi All, Well, I have been working towards...

Hi All,

Well, I have been working towards this day for three years and last night was the first night sleeping in my new coach.

I picked it up in Montana and it was 6 degrees last night. The...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 12-06-2007, 01:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,574
Posted By IronRick
Just a reminder. Pick up a Blank Key from...

Just a reminder.

Pick up a Blank Key from Toyota, about $10.00 to leave in the ignition. It will allow the steering wheel to turn however it will not work to start the FJ. It will prevent a theft.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 12-06-2007, 01:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,727
Posted By IronRick
Mama, What a beautiful tree. I plan on...

Mama,

What a beautiful tree. I plan on getting a small tree myself next week as I have finally found my coach which I pick up next Tuesday and join the Fulltiming lifestyle.

I am so excited,...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-14-2007, 06:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,205
Posted By IronRick
Yesterday I signed up for the online version and...

Yesterday I signed up for the online version and I downloaded a 15 meg file in about 5 minutes using my verizon aircard. It is the same as the print version however now when you see anything with a...
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 09-07-2007, 06:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,831
Posted By IronRick
Beautiful ...

Beautiful https://irv2.infopop.cc/images/sign0098.gif

Wishing you many miles of enjoyment.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-06-2007, 06:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,205
Posted By IronRick
Hi, Not sure where to post this since it...

Hi,

Not sure where to post this since it would be also be helpful to full-timers so here goes.

At https://www.qmags.com you can subscribe to Motorhome Magazine and it will be downloaded in a...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-06-2007, 06:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,205
Posted By IronRick
Hi, Not sure where to post this since it...

Hi,

Not sure where to post this since it would be also be helpful to full-timers so here goes.

At https://www.qmags.com you can subscribe to Motorhome Magazine and it will be downloaded in a...
Forum: Just Conversation 08-24-2007, 05:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 838
Posted By IronRick
Personally I would have poured some syrup on him ...

Personally I would have poured some syrup on him also. Any Bears aroundhttps://irv2.infopop.cc/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif



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