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Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-08-2012, 05:36 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,016
Posted By MAU MAU
My local Camping World in New Hampshire is so bad...

My local Camping World in New Hampshire is so bad it actually forced me learn how to install and fix things myself.

Thanks CW!
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 12-01-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,242
Posted By MAU MAU
Platinum Cat Heater Installation with Pictures

With Winter upon us, it seems the annual questions of heating alternatives arise.

As I use my Roadtrek through the four seasons in New Hampshire and Maine, and have to be self-contained, I...
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 07-29-2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,532
Posted By MAU MAU
I like the lines and color of your new unit. ...

I like the lines and color of your new unit.

Please post a few interior shots as well as the cab.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-29-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,145
Posted By MAU MAU
As mentioned, Krylon Fusion is the way to go.

As mentioned, Krylon Fusion is the way to go.
Forum: Class B Motorhome Discussions 07-28-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,527
Posted By MAU MAU
I do not like noises of any kind coming from my...

I do not like noises of any kind coming from my Roadtrek, so I had my bride drive it down the country road we live on, and I was in the back finding the sources of the noises.

As mentioned above,...
Forum: Class B Motorhome Discussions 07-28-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,238
Posted By MAU MAU
I have a Trimetric meter in my 170, and if the...

I have a Trimetric meter in my 170, and if the batteries get to 90%, they usually get to 100% after only 30 minutes of driving.

This is with two (2) Lifeline AGM batteries with very low resistance...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-08-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,847
Posted By MAU MAU
Another essential lifesaving tool is a fire/smoke...

Another essential lifesaving tool is a fire/smoke escape hood.

We have them placed next to the fire extinguishers where they can be quickly deployed and have several for our large dogs as well.
...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-08-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,847
Posted By MAU MAU
CO = Carbon Monoxide : Deadly CO2 = Carbon...

CO = Carbon Monoxide : Deadly

CO2 = Carbon Dioxide : What we exhale
Forum: Just Conversation 06-06-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,703
Posted By MAU MAU
I used to love Mallo Cups but have not seen them...

I used to love Mallo Cups but have not seen them for many years.

Milkyway is my all time favorite though.
Forum: Just Conversation 06-04-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,646
Posted By MAU MAU
I absolutely love my three Greyhounds, and if a...

I absolutely love my three Greyhounds, and if a useless individual like the one that hit you killed one of mine, she would not have to worry about her future because she would have none.
Forum: Just Conversation 06-04-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 833
Posted By MAU MAU
These plans have many loop-holes in which they...

These plans have many loop-holes in which they make every effort not to provide service, and I have personal experience with this.

To make a long story short, the premier emergency evacuation...
Forum: Just Conversation 06-04-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,430
Posted By MAU MAU
We have quite a few Black Bears where I live in...

We have quite a few Black Bears where I live in New Hampshire and they are mostly harmless.

I have called in a few while hunting with a mouth blown rabbit in distress call. I call them the Black...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-22-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,843
Posted By MAU MAU
I think even land is hitting hard times. I...

I think even land is hitting hard times.

I built a second home on the Maine coast in 2001, and eleven years later, I would just be able to sell it for what I have into it.

On the other hand,...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-21-2012, 05:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,843
Posted By MAU MAU
Hello Jack - My wife (Harvard MBA) is smart...

Hello Jack -

My wife (Harvard MBA) is smart enough to have a qualified individual manage her money and she has been doing fairly well the past few years. She would like me to use her man as well...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-20-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,843
Posted By MAU MAU
If you want to have a small allotment of RV type...

If you want to have a small allotment of RV type shares for entertainment purposes, them by all means, order away.

It is your money after all.
Forum: Just Conversation 05-20-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 636
Posted By MAU MAU
If they are selling it, they do not want it. ...

If they are selling it, they do not want it.

I have purchased numerous big ticket items where the seller stated that his price was FIRM.

They always get a lot less firm when you pull out the...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-20-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,843
Posted By MAU MAU
Investing in a singular/special interest market...

Investing in a singular/special interest market is not a wise choice.

You must be well diversified, both domestically and internationally, so that when one market tanks, your remaining portfolio,...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-18-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,195
Posted By MAU MAU
I had a Thermal audit done on my home where they...

I had a Thermal audit done on my home where they create a negative pressure within the house via a fan system installed in the front door.

Utilizing thermal cameras, I was amazed at the amount of...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-18-2012, 07:22 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 14,045
Posted By MAU MAU
Excellent Bill! I would wish your horrible...

Excellent Bill!

I would wish your horrible experience from the incompetents at Camping World on no one, but am thrilled that your new trailer is finally in your hands.

As you enjoy it in the...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-16-2012, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,028
Posted By MAU MAU
Many have indicated that they video taped their...

Many have indicated that they video taped their Pre-Delivery Inspection for future reference.

It may also help you to document any possible pre-delivery damage to the unit so it can not be later...
Forum: Just Conversation 05-16-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,554
Posted By MAU MAU
Thank you for posting your flag pictures. My...

Thank you for posting your flag pictures.

My favorite flag was the one that was draped over my Grandfathers coffin as a WW I veteran.

I still have it and fly it every 4th of July.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-16-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,419
Posted By MAU MAU
Fiberglass will in fact deteriorate due to UV...

Fiberglass will in fact deteriorate due to UV damage and will eventually compromise the gelcoat.

If you do not want to wax it, at least apply some liquid 303 protectant.
Forum: Just Conversation 05-07-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 12,807
Posted By MAU MAU
Guns are in fact NOT ILLEGAL in Canada, and if...

Guns are in fact NOT ILLEGAL in Canada, and if their crime rate is non-existent then why do they have 192 large facility prisons in Canada?

As a U.S citizen I transport firearms into Canada every...
Forum: Just Conversation 05-07-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 12,807
Posted By MAU MAU
To answer your question, yes, I have used a...

To answer your question, yes, I have used a firearm with deadly force, and I would have absolutely no qualms about protecting myself in the same manner again.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-05-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,219
Posted By MAU MAU
Thanks for the update! Please keep us...

Thanks for the update!

Please keep us informed about the quality and how it handles additional loading.

Are the rear mounted controllers waterproof and be left in the rain?

Close up...
Forum: Just Conversation 05-04-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,601
Posted By MAU MAU
This is an outstanding prescription.

This is an outstanding prescription.
Forum: Just Conversation 05-04-2012, 06:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,951
Posted By MAU MAU
And I was about to give you the number of my...

And I was about to give you the number of my Lawyer in West Palm Beach!
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-03-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 30,107
Posted By MAU MAU
I understand everyone has a different concept of...

I understand everyone has a different concept of relaxing and one needs to do what is best for them, and thank you for your service.

I arrived well after you guys left and had the pleasure of...
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 05-03-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,821
Posted By MAU MAU
What goes around comes around. I honestly do not...

What goes around comes around. I honestly do not know how individuals with no morals or ethics can sleep well at night. I would also file a complaint with the BBB, Newmar, and the Attorney Generals...
Forum: Just Conversation 05-02-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,096
Posted By MAU MAU
While considerably more expensive at the time,...

While considerably more expensive at the time, Color pictures seem to make a more profound statement sometimes.

Thanks for the link.
Forum: Just Conversation 05-02-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,427
Posted By MAU MAU
I never cease to be amazed by the honest and...

I never cease to be amazed by the honest and transparent stories I read on this site, and I thank all of you for sharing.

Unlike many of you veteran RVers who have been at this for years, I only...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-02-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,266
Posted By MAU MAU
After graduate school in China I moved to...

After graduate school in China I moved to Cambodia where I flew airplanes and lived in a tent on the airfield. After enough adventure and barely making it out alive, I had saved enough to purchase my...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-01-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,351
Posted By MAU MAU
Sex in a motorhome? I brought my wife into...

Sex in a motorhome?

I brought my wife into my new class B Roadtrek and she ran out screaming as it was way too small. (the RV silly!)

I will have to produce a class A Prevost before she think's...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-01-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,012
Posted By MAU MAU
RV habitat

Wanting to keep my Roadtrek out of the weather, I had one of my garages converted with a larger door, and had the original eye-brow window removed.

It came out better than I expected which kept...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-01-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 30,107
Posted By MAU MAU
I agree Chuck. I guess I am more of a book...

I agree Chuck. I guess I am more of a book person.

By the way, Nice coupe in your avatar!
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-01-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 30,107
Posted By MAU MAU
I am obviously in the minority, but I never...

I am obviously in the minority, but I never really understood why there is even a TV on the inside of a RV. With so many beautiful things to see and experience in nature, and the concept of making...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-01-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,266
Posted By MAU MAU
Whether it is homes, boats, cars or RV's, if I do...

Whether it is homes, boats, cars or RV's, if I do not have the cash I will not purchase it.
Forum: Class B Motorhome Discussions 05-01-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,121
Posted By MAU MAU
Why don't you live near me so you can make me a...

Why don't you live near me so you can make me a cabinet? Nice work!
Forum: Class B Motorhome Discussions 05-01-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,420
Posted By MAU MAU
It depends on the type of AC unit you have...

It depends on the type of AC unit you have installed.

My 170 AC filter is located on the front of the unit, so I would have to remove the panels on the inside of the Roadtrek to open the plastic...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-30-2012, 03:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 934
Posted By MAU MAU
Benny is 100% correct. Depending on the unit...

Benny is 100% correct.

Depending on the unit and its inherent sensitivity, they must be replaced every 3 to 5 years. They will still test OK, but their ability to detect the gas is could be zero....
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-27-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,750
Posted By MAU MAU
Do you have a ScanGuage or similar device to...

Do you have a ScanGuage or similar device to accurately measure the before and after mileage?

It would be interesting to see if you actually save anything.
Forum: Just Conversation 04-26-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,701
Posted By MAU MAU
Great start to a fine website! I would add a...

Great start to a fine website!

I would add a little more color and pictures to keep their attention.

I had never seen the Boondocking swap site and I really like it!

Thank...
Forum: Just Conversation 04-26-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,498
Posted By MAU MAU
The scene where the Osprey nails the flounder was...

The scene where the Osprey nails the flounder was done from a tank. A little misleading but it does give you an idea of how they hunt.

We have a few Ospreys on our property in Maine and have...
Forum: Just Conversation 04-26-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 986
Posted By MAU MAU
Hey Barb What did they think of your little...

Hey Barb

What did they think of your little monkey?

I still want one!................Rob
Forum: Class B Motorhome Discussions 04-25-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,135
Posted By MAU MAU
If you are interested in the Sprinter, their 2013...

If you are interested in the Sprinter, their 2013 model will have many upgrades including an estimated 30 mpg and possibly 4WD.

Just check out www.edmunds.com for all of the details.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-25-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,219
Posted By MAU MAU
Looking forward to your pictures and thoughts on...

Looking forward to your pictures and thoughts on the unit.

I asked about these portable units on another forum and almost all responses were that they were grossly overpriced.

I understand you...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-25-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,497
Posted By MAU MAU
The new name for your band is the 'Over-Loaded...

The new name for your band is the 'Over-Loaded Black Handles'.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-21-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,219
Posted By MAU MAU
This is scary! I was just about to ask if anyone...

This is scary! I was just about to ask if anyone had purchased a portable set from CEA and what their thoughts were on the quality and utility when you posted.

I agree that if you factor in the...
Forum: Just Conversation 04-21-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 774
Posted By MAU MAU
I love trains and always have. I recently moved...

I love trains and always have. I recently moved my Uncle out of his home and placed him in an assisted living facility near me.

In the process of cleaning out his home, I had to move his...
Forum: Just Conversation 04-21-2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,397
Posted By MAU MAU
In clean configuration, with the slats and flaps...

In clean configuration, with the slats and flaps retracted, the former American Airlines 747 that was transporting the shuttle was most likely at 55% N1 @ 220 knots.
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