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Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-25-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 372
Posted By 98winnie
just found what I was looking for on Amazon. They...

just found what I was looking for on Amazon. They have several different types under Pellet Smoker Tubes.
Thanks
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-25-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 372
Posted By 98winnie
Blackstone tailgater grill / griddle combo

I will soon be purchasing a Blackstone grill / griddle combo. One of the Youtube videos I watched talked about using a wood pellet accessory for the grill side, but didn't show where to purchase one....
Forum: COVID-19 RVing Discussions 04-24-2020, 05:47 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 7,581
Posted By 98winnie
our city government has opened all barber shops,...

our city government has opened all barber shops, nail salons, etc effective today. As much as I would like someone to cut my hair (can you say shaggy dog?), I will let my wife cut it instead. Don't...
Forum: COVID-19 RVing Discussions 04-17-2020, 06:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 255
Posted By 98winnie
Oklahoma State Parks Open

I was looking at the Oklahoma state parks website this morning and discovered that rv campsites remain open. Not tent sites. Also noted, no group camps or playground equipment are open. I guess the...
Forum: COVID-19 RVing Discussions 04-16-2020, 06:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,630
Posted By 98winnie
I went to the storage lot yesterday and did...

I went to the storage lot yesterday and did indeed gain access with my swipe card. There were only a few other people on the lot so no close contact. I just wanted the ability to check on my...
Forum: COVID-19 RVing Discussions 04-14-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,630
Posted By 98winnie
update to storage closure

So I contacted the storage lot again this morning. They told me the gate will now be closed at all times, but my card will again get me access. The office will remain closed until further notice....
Forum: COVID-19 RVing Discussions 04-07-2020, 06:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,630
Posted By 98winnie
In my case they deactivated my swipe card. I am...

In my case they deactivated my swipe card. I am going to call them again today. I don't plan on going anywhere, but I need to do a few things. I don't like to just let it sit for months at a time....
Forum: COVID-19 RVing Discussions 04-06-2020, 06:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,630
Posted By 98winnie
interesting side note. We have been planning to...

interesting side note. We have been planning to have a pool installed this year. Before we pulled the trigger, I called the pool company to see if they were still open. He said absolutely.. they are...
Forum: COVID-19 RVing Discussions 04-06-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,630
Posted By 98winnie
we don't even have to punch in a code. swipe card...

we don't even have to punch in a code. swipe card will get you access. Our lot also has self storage units, so I'm wondering what people do if they are trying to move and can't get access to...
Forum: COVID-19 RVing Discussions 04-06-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,630
Posted By 98winnie
RV Storage Closures

So I have been really bored the last few weeks and thought I would go visit my motorhome which is storage. I found when i got there that the entire lot was closed. I called the main office and found...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-26-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 32,289
Posted By 98winnie
cruise speed and mpg

my old winnebago with a 460 ford gets around 6 to 6.5. my sweet spot is 62 for the best ride. mpg doesn't seem to change no matter what i do.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 01-21-2020, 07:12 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,928
Posted By 98winnie
we went to a few shows before we had purchased...

we went to a few shows before we had purchased our unit. We were undecided which direction to go ( TT, 5th Wheel, or motorhome) so it was helpful in that respect. So for first time buyers it can be...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-18-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By 98winnie
yeah my wife and sister were on that trip, and...

yeah my wife and sister were on that trip, and they were in and out all the time. probably what caused it. if it happens again this summer i'll have an a/c guy take a look at it. the rear a/c didn't...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-18-2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By 98winnie
it was in the mid 90's outside and low 70's...

it was in the mid 90's outside and low 70's inside. this was about the 3rd day at our campsite with ac running non stop.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-18-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By 98winnie
Water drip from roof air to cabin

it just dawned on me this morning that i forgot to ask a question about condensation forming in the cabin directly below the ac. This only happened once on a hot humid day last september, and never...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-07-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 38,777
Posted By 98winnie
58 - 62 for me. not in a big hurry, and the ride...

58 - 62 for me. not in a big hurry, and the ride seems better there.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-19-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 26,236
Posted By 98winnie
We pay $45 per month. Outside storage, no...

We pay $45 per month. Outside storage, no electrical hookups, but they do have a dump station. Completely fenced with full time security on site. And only 5 miles from home base.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-19-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,412
Posted By 98winnie
Your are correct - Oklahoma doesn't know what...

Your are correct - Oklahoma doesn't know what cold is! However, for us southern folk, 20 degrees is pretty darn cold! If we decide to head for warmer climes this winter, I think I will take your...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-18-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,412
Posted By 98winnie
Well I do have an enclosed basement, with heater...

Well I do have an enclosed basement, with heater ducting to that area. It's probably fine, all things considered. We just haven't tried traveling anywhere in the winter.



I have seen a couple...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-18-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,412
Posted By 98winnie
Hadn't even thought about the problem with not...

Hadn't even thought about the problem with not having a shower along the way. My wife wouldn't be able to tolerate the smell after a couple days. Guess I need to do some thinking and planning before...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-18-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,412
Posted By 98winnie
Winter Travel

We recently winterized our motorhome, but are already wishing for warmer weather. If we decide to take a trip to a warmer clime (south Florida) in January, do we just leave our tanks and lines empty...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-02-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 16,075
Posted By 98winnie
x2!

x2!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-31-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 32,653
Posted By 98winnie
a lot depends on what you want to do with your...

a lot depends on what you want to do with your rv. We take fairly short trips, and our "vintage" gasser does exactly what we had hoped. The only suspension thing we did was replace the stabilizer...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-26-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,666
Posted By 98winnie
lots of good information here, and thanks to all....

lots of good information here, and thanks to all. I'll have plenty to think of before I pull the trigger, and will talk to an electrician to make sure he understands what i need.
Appreciate the...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-25-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,666
Posted By 98winnie
would it be best to have a dedicated electrical...

would it be best to have a dedicated electrical box installed at the house for the rv? I have extra slots on my existing box, but am NOT an electrician so don't know what's best.
I should have had...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-25-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,666
Posted By 98winnie
I do have a transfer switch at the generator,...

I do have a transfer switch at the generator, either 50 amp or generator, just flip a lever. I will look more closely at the different cords and see what is most recommended.
We have plenty of time...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-25-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,666
Posted By 98winnie
Because our lot is really small and in a...

Because our lot is really small and in a neighborhood, I don't have the space for permanent rv storage. Hence the reason for the long cord. I would be parking in the street in front of the house, for...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-25-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,666
Posted By 98winnie
Adding 30 amp hookup to our house

Not sure I have the correct forum, but - The wife and I will be having some major remodeling done to our house in the next several months. I currently keep our rv in storage, but we will probably be...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 10-24-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,116
Posted By 98winnie
use air to blow the water out of the lines, empty...

use air to blow the water out of the lines, empty your holding tanks and pour antifreeze in all your traps. I guess it might depend on how far north you are, but works fine for me in Oklahoma.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-04-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By 98winnie
thanks for the replies. This is a project for the...

thanks for the replies. This is a project for the winter months, so just wanted a little input before starting. The wife hasn't even decided what she wants yet, so.......
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-03-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By 98winnie
Replacing interior lamps

My wife wants to replace the sconce lamps in our '98 winnebago with something more up to date. Before I get started, just wanted to know if these are basically wired the same as light fixtures at...
Forum: Class B Motorhome Discussions 09-10-2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,610
Posted By 98winnie
don't really consider a rv an asset, but in...

don't really consider a rv an asset, but in answer to your question, I'd rather have both!:cool:
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-04-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,755
Posted By 98winnie
try one cup white vinegar with 1/2 cup baking...

try one cup white vinegar with 1/2 cup baking soda mixed together (careful it foams up). use a sponge and scrub every nook and cranny. wipe down with a clean damp cloth. leave fridge doors open with...
Forum: Just Conversation 09-04-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1,208
Views: 167,681
Posted By 98winnie
University of Oklahoma all the way! BOOMER...

University of Oklahoma all the way!
BOOMER SOONER !!!!!!!!
Forum: Just Conversation 08-29-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,636
Posted By 98winnie
the kinds that don't eat you for lunch.:sad:

the kinds that don't eat you for lunch.:sad:
Forum: Class B Motorhome Discussions 08-29-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 34,376
Posted By 98winnie
wow this subject got a little heated. To each his...

wow this subject got a little heated. To each his own I say. Maybe it's the old hippie in me, but Peace Brothers (and Sisters)!:)
Forum: Class B Motorhome Discussions 08-29-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 34,376
Posted By 98winnie
buy used - pay cash - problem solved. Sorry to...

buy used - pay cash - problem solved. Sorry to sound snarky, but all the shiny bells and whistles aren't worth it if you are in debt for a couple decades on a depreciating purchase.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-20-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 12,502
Posted By 98winnie
exterior tv

ours didn't come with exterior tv. i purchased a 32" smart tv and it sits on a small table so i can move it around as needed (due to the sun). Works great with my hot spot.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-26-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,472
Posted By 98winnie
before i start battery replacement, I noted a...

before i start battery replacement, I noted a post in this thread that said I might try 6v instead of my current 12v. I'm not familiar with 6v batteries. Do I need 4 6v to replace the 2 6v? Space is...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-26-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,472
Posted By 98winnie
Yes I'm very lucky. I just had it plugged in...

Yes I'm very lucky.
I just had it plugged in at the house. There is a ford dealership a few miles from me. I'll just take it there. Checked the stickers on the batteries. Both are 5 years old so...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-26-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,472
Posted By 98winnie
good thing the batteries are under the step or i...

good thing the batteries are under the step or i might not have noticed till too late. I'll run it up to the parts store and see what they say.
Thanks
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-26-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,472
Posted By 98winnie
House Battery Overheating!

Had the motorhome plugged into shore power overnight. This morning I felt heat coming from the step where the batteries are stored. One of the batteries was HOT and water boiling! I have a '98...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-22-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,009
Posted By 98winnie
stuck in park - problem solved

So it finally cooled off a bit here in the Sooner state and I went back to the motorhome to try one more time. Jeez I feel like a dope. All I had to do once the new brake switch was installed was to...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 07-18-2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 766
Posted By 98winnie
I have a 98 winnebago I purchased used. It has a...

I have a 98 winnebago I purchased used. It has a Power Switch connected thru the generator, and will provide 50 amp service instead of 30 amp. No idea how much that would cost since it was installed...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-18-2019, 06:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,009
Posted By 98winnie
so to update, I installed the new brake switch...

so to update, I installed the new brake switch which was a simple job. Same problem as before though. I called a local ford dealership and they said they can take a look at it. Could be a short...
Forum: Just Conversation 07-17-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,375
Posted By 98winnie
yep had a neck fusion about 12 years ago. surgery...

yep had a neck fusion about 12 years ago. surgery was quick, and recuperation time was pretty short. I now have another blown disc in my neck, but i've decided enough is enough. I'll live with the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-16-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,009
Posted By 98winnie
the brake switch is located on the brake pedal. I...

the brake switch is located on the brake pedal. I disconnected and the wiring looks good. Have not reinstalled the new one yet due to the high heat around here this afternoon. will tackle that early...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-16-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,009
Posted By 98winnie
thanks for the tip on getting it out of park. I...

thanks for the tip on getting it out of park. I was able to get the rv back in it's parking place. Haven't replaced the brake switch yet, since it's hotter than blue blazes and humid here in Ok. I'll...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-16-2019, 05:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,009
Posted By 98winnie
Stuck in Park!

I have a 98 winnebago on a F53 chassis. Took it out for a short drive yesterday, and when stopping it at the storage lot, the transmission became stuck in park. After making a call to the local ford...
Forum: Just Conversation 07-12-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,464
Posted By 98winnie
update to credit score issue

Just an update to the credit score issue i was concerned about a couple months ago. Just checked again this morning and the score rebounded by 15 points. I suppose everyone is right though, i...
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