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Forum: Just Conversation 09-28-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 10,993
Posted By DrivinMyHome
Patriots with short muskets, stand closer to the...

Patriots with short muskets, stand closer to the firing line.

Firemen, reel out more hose or get closer to the fire.
Forum: Just Conversation 08-09-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By DrivinMyHome
This may show my "young" age, but here we go: ...

This may show my "young" age, but here we go:

1. The space shuttle Challenger blowing up. Watched it in class when I was in grade school.

2. The Columbine high school shootings. I was a year...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-26-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,211
Posted By DrivinMyHome
I changed mine as well and, like you, didn't...

I changed mine as well and, like you, didn't notice a change(though for less than $3, it's worth it to change it anyways). I've noticed that this problem shows up in the heat of summer (when it's...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-19-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,211
Posted By DrivinMyHome
When you say changed it out, do you mean to a...

When you say changed it out, do you mean to a different style of vent, or just changed the cap to a new one? I'm having the EXACT same problem and would like to get it fixed ASAP as it stinks of...
Forum: Boondocking 07-19-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,458
Posted By DrivinMyHome
You want my suggestion? You bought the solar...

You want my suggestion? You bought the solar panels from Harbor Freight (although you mentioned taking them back). Use them like this (https://rimstar.org/renewnrg/sprvharveys.htm) and you will still...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-19-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,016
Posted By DrivinMyHome
I thought I was the only one!! Charmin and...

I thought I was the only one!! Charmin and nothing else. We live in our trailer fulltime (over a year now) and haven't had any problems.
Forum: Boondocking 07-17-2012, 11:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,458
Posted By DrivinMyHome
I have looked through the videos. I like the...

I have looked through the videos. I like the idea, and will probably do something similar in the future (directed at my family more than John Q. Public).

It's a bit like seeing a car wreck (no...
Forum: RV Gourmet 07-17-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 14,508
Posted By DrivinMyHome
We have used these since last summer. Got the...

We have used these since last summer. Got the Emerson from Target. The first one we bought lasted about 6 months before the cooling fan stopped working (the fan that blows the hot air out of the side...
Forum: Just Conversation 06-28-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,271
Posted By DrivinMyHome
I remember when I was a kid, must have been '86...

I remember when I was a kid, must have been '86 or '87, we went to my dad's friend's house in Peoria, Illinois to enjoy some 4th festivities and then later watch the fireworks show . We lived in...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 06-24-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,671
Posted By DrivinMyHome
Update

Thanks everyone for your input!

I decided to keep the 15" rims I have on the trailer and put the 205/75R15D Carlisles on them.

When getting ready for the trip last weekend, I made the...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 06-21-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,671
Posted By DrivinMyHome
Maybe, since I told them to order the rim in the...

Maybe, since I told them to order the rim in the 15x5 size for me yesterday. If I stay with that size rim, they mentioned an 8 ply Carlisle in my size (ST205/75R15) that will take 2150lbs at 65psi....
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 06-21-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 15,374
Posted By DrivinMyHome
The best thing you can do in this heat,...

The best thing you can do in this heat, especially since it is temporary, is shrink the space that needs cooling as much as practical. Bringing the slide in will help, as will closing off the...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 06-20-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,671
Posted By DrivinMyHome
They will call me later today, so I'm hoping to...

They will call me later today, so I'm hoping to have an answer for them about where I would like to go on this. Problem is, it sounds like everyone has differing opinions (welcome to the...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 06-19-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,671
Posted By DrivinMyHome
Exclamation Replacing Tires, Need Help ASAP

I had to replace my spare and rim this weekend and am having second thoughts about the replacements. Luckily, Discount Tire has offered to allow me to trade the tire and/or the rim for full credit...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-29-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,670
Posted By DrivinMyHome
See, now this is one of those "you learn...

See, now this is one of those "you learn something new everyday" type of instances. I never put any thought into the electrical connector, Just put it in if it fits and buy an adapter if it doesn't....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-29-2012, 10:57 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 21,759
Posted By DrivinMyHome
Dunner, I have done this same thing. Think of it...

Dunner, I have done this same thing. Think of it like this: if you wanted to get your sandrail down off your roof (don't ask how it got there!?!) you might decide that it would go smoother to ramp it...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-29-2012, 10:31 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 23,860
Posted By DrivinMyHome
Okay. Having read through this entire thread,...

Okay. Having read through this entire thread, I've noticed that no one has admitted to being one of the "reverse snobs" that everyone seems to know exists. I guess I'll be the first.:angel:

When...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 05-04-2012, 11:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,413
Posted By DrivinMyHome
My family and I went on a little trip back in...

My family and I went on a little trip back in 2010. We tried to see as many National Parks, Monuments and Recreation Areas as we could on a round robin trip from Phoenix AZ. Here's where we went:
...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-26-2012, 02:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,444
Posted By DrivinMyHome
Best Water Filtration System for Hard Water

I am in Arizona, where we have very hard water. My wife and I, and our four kids, live fulltime in our travel trailer. We use a LOT of water.

We currently have one of those cheap inline filters...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 03-25-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,694
Posted By DrivinMyHome
This link just makes me want to stick my head...

This link just makes me want to stick my head BACK in the sand...
Forum: Just Conversation 03-05-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 13,419
Posted By DrivinMyHome
:thumb: My sentiments EXACTLY!! Well stated.

:thumb: My sentiments EXACTLY!! Well stated.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-05-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,969
Posted By DrivinMyHome
I RARELY speed (usually I am 5-15mph UNDER the...

I RARELY speed (usually I am 5-15mph UNDER the limit on freeways to save gas. Yeah, that probably was me you honked at, but I was in the slow lane... shoulda just gone around me!). Still, I was...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 03-05-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,434
Posted By DrivinMyHome
Cool concept. I think the slides would NEED...

Cool concept. I think the slides would NEED jacks, though! Didn't see them in the video...
Forum: Just Conversation 03-03-2012, 11:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 987
Posted By DrivinMyHome
I don't even watch AMERICA'S Got Talent and I...

I don't even watch AMERICA'S Got Talent and I want to vote for him!!! Very inspirational.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-03-2012, 09:27 PM
Replies: 1,304
Views: 115,050
Posted By DrivinMyHome
Howdy, Bubbles!!! (TPB reference, for those who...

Howdy, Bubbles!!! (TPB reference, for those who know it)
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 03-02-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,371
Posted By DrivinMyHome
Exclamation I have Sprints supposedly unlimited plan. I use...

I have Sprints supposedly unlimited plan. I use this as my only source of internet and am always streaming movies and music. I watch Youtube, stream Pandora, Netflix, you name it.

Sprint called...
Forum: Just Conversation 03-02-2012, 06:59 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 8,283
Posted By DrivinMyHome
The energy from fossil fuels is way more than you...

The energy from fossil fuels is way more than you could get from fuel cells, and almost any other type of fuel we have at the moment.

Someone on another forum that I use posted a link to a video...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-13-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 12,814
Views: 1,821,865
Posted By DrivinMyHome
Just bought 2 LED lights last Tuesday. One will...

Just bought 2 LED lights last Tuesday. One will be going back today, as it just fried itself...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-09-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,175
Posted By DrivinMyHome
We also have this one. I agree completely with...

We also have this one. I agree completely with your assessment. Cheap in price, rich in value: it's light, easy assemble/disassemble, stores well, space for a grill and table/counter space, a shelf,...
Forum: Vintage RV's 02-09-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,833
Posted By DrivinMyHome
Now you're making me feel worse! The tire I...

Now you're making me feel worse! The tire I bought was a Michelin from Costco. Anyone who has bought tires from Costco knows that they 'fill' them with nitrogen, as well!!!

So, in short, I bought...
Forum: Vintage RV's 02-08-2012, 11:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,833
Posted By DrivinMyHome
We just had a tire blow out (while parked,...

We just had a tire blow out (while parked, luckily) on our Suburban yesterday, so I got the spare out. When I looked at the date code it was 188. I realized that means it is probably the ORIGINAL...
Forum: Just Conversation 02-06-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,055
Posted By DrivinMyHome
I too have read and enjoyed SeaJays posts and...

I too have read and enjoyed SeaJays posts and noticed him being absent lately.



At the risk of stirring up trouble, does anyone know what he did to be asked to move on? I never saw anything...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-05-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 847
Posted By DrivinMyHome
I hope the OP doesn't see this as a hijacking of...

I hope the OP doesn't see this as a hijacking of his thread.

In my case it is a manual awning. The connection point where the roller meets the arms (excuse the lack of known part names!?!) have...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-05-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 847
Posted By DrivinMyHome
Just a little bump to hopefully give this thread...

Just a little bump to hopefully give this thread a bit more exposure.

I'm having the exact same problem on my trailer. Any ideas to fix the problem are appreciated!
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 01-28-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,050
Posted By DrivinMyHome
I will second Canyon de Chelly if you're near the...

I will second Canyon de Chelly if you're near the Northeast of the state.

My recommendation: do the Grand Canyon (North Rim is the BEST for scenic views, South Rim for entertainment), then see...
Forum: Boondocking 01-26-2012, 10:34 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 58,331
Posted By DrivinMyHome
Not trying to pick a fight (well, maybe a...

Not trying to pick a fight (well, maybe a little:angel:), but quads are usually louder than gennys. And, those who ride tend to do it for hours on end in the same area, so... to each his own, right?!?
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 01-25-2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,849
Posted By DrivinMyHome
https://www.smileyvault.com/albums/forum/smileyvaul...

https://www.smileyvault.com/albums/forum/smileyvault-popcorn.gif
Hoping to do this with the family as well, so I'll be watching this thread closely...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 01-23-2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 1,536
Views: 217,440
Posted By DrivinMyHome
The wife and I are both 32 with four young...

The wife and I are both 32 with four young children. We are attempting the fulltime thing in the trailer in my signature.
Forum: Just Conversation 01-20-2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 12,757
Posted By DrivinMyHome
Is it just me, or do those propane tanks look...

Is it just me, or do those propane tanks look like the lemon flavored "firecracker" popsicles? I would love to be sucking on one of those right now (the popsicle, not the propane). Man... It's too...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 01-07-2012, 10:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,736
Posted By DrivinMyHome
Sounds like congratulations is in order!!!:thumb:

Sounds like congratulations is in order!!!:thumb:
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-05-2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,071
Posted By DrivinMyHome
One that nobody has mentioned yet (and I wish I...

One that nobody has mentioned yet (and I wish I didn't have to): I have 3 young girls at home (6,6, and 3) and a 1yo son. I'm sure that none of you are the pervy types, but anyone can read this forum...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-28-2011, 12:33 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,115
Posted By DrivinMyHome
I'm beginning to see a bit of a trend in the...

I'm beginning to see a bit of a trend in the replies: Be prepared (with a gun) or don't go at all. If you do go, and don't have a gun, you can carry some bear/pepper spray and hope that the person...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 12-26-2011, 06:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,586
Posted By DrivinMyHome
Awesome!!! Thanks again Hikerdog!:thumb: Will do.

Awesome!!! Thanks again Hikerdog!:thumb: Will do.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 12-26-2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,586
Posted By DrivinMyHome
Thanks for the reply, Hikerdogs. I need to keep...

Thanks for the reply, Hikerdogs. I need to keep the tub function so I guess I'm out on this one. I'm glad you took the time to post the info back then, though. I know MY mind wouldn't remember the...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 12-25-2011, 11:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,586
Posted By DrivinMyHome
+1:thumb: I would also like to know, as I...

+1:thumb:

I would also like to know, as I expect it to be the same as my craptastic plastic one.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-25-2011, 10:47 PM
Replies: 5,870
Views: 565,834
Posted By DrivinMyHome
Makes more sense to me that you would take it...

Makes more sense to me that you would take it with you to the store and drop it in the outside garbage bin before going in, but if you would rather take it home... who am I to tell you otherwise?
...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-23-2011, 09:02 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,115
Posted By DrivinMyHome
To clarify a little further, my children are 6,...

To clarify a little further, my children are 6, 6, 3, and 1. I am not opposed to teaching children safe use of guns, especially at the ages of 8 and 10, but am not willing to take any kind of chance...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-23-2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,115
Posted By DrivinMyHome
Ideas for Family Protection (No Guns!)

I am currently staying in a mobile home community in Peoria AZ, but would like to do a bit of boondocking in some nearby BLM land when the weather warms up a bit (probably Late February through...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-18-2011, 09:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,036
Posted By DrivinMyHome
Posted #8 last night. It's a bit of a biography...

Posted #8 last night. It's a bit of a biography (https://www.irv2.com/forums/blogs/drivinmyhome/just-the-six-of-us-3928/) of our family. Let me know what you think.
Forum: Gulf Stream Owner's Forum 12-17-2011, 09:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 894
Posted By DrivinMyHome
If you could give a model number of the TT I may...

If you could give a model number of the TT I may be able to help with some assistance. We have a 2006 Innsbruck Lite 25RSL that has a rear slide. I have tested the manual extension/retraction...
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