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Forum: National RV Owner's Forum Today, 10:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 347
Posted By LakeKerrGuy
Any update?

The steps on my 1999 TW are also stuck in down position. I've not had a chance to look at them yet. So, I'm just wondering what you eventually found.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 07-13-2021, 04:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 495
Posted By LakeKerrGuy
Follow the lines from the jack to the reservoir.

Follow the lines from the jack to the reservoir.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 07-04-2021, 06:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 556
Posted By LakeKerrGuy
Thumbs up Fantastic trove of information. I have hard...

Fantastic trove of information. I have hard copies of about 75% of what you have saved.

I did not see anything on the step cover. Do you have anything about it?
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 06-30-2021, 09:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 556
Posted By LakeKerrGuy
Be sure to ask about the windshield. Has it ever...

Be sure to ask about the windshield. Has it ever popped out. It is a manufacturer defect.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 06-30-2021, 09:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 556
Posted By LakeKerrGuy
I do not believe National used a fiberglass roof....

I do not believe National used a fiberglass roof. Mine is rubber.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 05-29-2021, 01:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 828
Posted By LakeKerrGuy
Did you ever get an answer? I have the same...

Did you ever get an answer? I have the same issue. Big drawers will not come out!!!:banghead:
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 05-29-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By LakeKerrGuy
What did you end up doing about the sofa? Keep...

What did you end up doing about the sofa? Keep or replace?
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 05-29-2021, 01:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By LakeKerrGuy
I'm looking through old threads for information...

I'm looking through old threads for information about how to remove the sofa from my Tradewinds. I believe I found a thread where you said your DW needed a redesign of the sofa you used as a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-07-2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,352
Posted By LakeKerrGuy
US Battery Company

Anyone ever used a US battery? I like what I read. Trying to get a price right now...

https://www.usbattery.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/usb_2000_data_sheet_319-1.pdf
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-05-2020, 02:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,352
Posted By LakeKerrGuy
[QUOTE I can't figure the low RC values...

[QUOTE


I can't figure the low RC values on the Costco Interstates, cause it's listed as the same GC2_UTL model as other Interstates and the AH rating (an alternative measure to RC) is identical...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-04-2020, 10:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,352
Posted By LakeKerrGuy
[QUOTEif there's enough of a nub left. [/QUOTE] ...

[QUOTEif there's enough of a nub left. [/QUOTE]

There is no nub. It is snapped flat. Depending on what the core charge is, I will consider keeping all four batteries. I wonder if it is...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-04-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,352
Posted By LakeKerrGuy
Battery question

Hi folks, Due to some health reasons this is my first post in almost 2 years. I've not had the motorhome on the highway since returning home in August 2018. I hope to get out again by mid June.
...
Forum: Vintage RV's 09-22-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 27,024
Posted By LakeKerrGuy
Disagree. It is the casino deciding that a...

Disagree. It is the casino deciding that a person is sleeping in the motor home. Returning to my original comment: I'm in the motor home watching TV while my wife is in casino donating money; I...
Forum: Vintage RV's 09-19-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 27,024
Posted By LakeKerrGuy
Pretty stupid policy.

"We occasionally park overnight at casinos, but Graton Casino near Santa Rosa, which we often visit, aggressively enforces a 'no sleeping' rule on parked RV's. When I asked security why, given that...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 09-13-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 12,942
Posted By LakeKerrGuy
I have not read this entire thread so I'll say...

I have not read this entire thread so I'll say sorry in advance if this has already been mentioned. I also did not read the entire linked article. When I got to the part about the tire only being...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-07-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 401
Posted By LakeKerrGuy
It was not hard at all. I had already visited...

It was not hard at all. I had already visited that web site. I found nothing of value on their home page. The value is found after clicking on the "Customer Service" tab. When I first visited the...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-07-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 401
Posted By LakeKerrGuy
As I said in my original post, I found the PPL...

As I said in my original post, I found the PPL website. The reason I attempted to call them and ask for input from this forum was because one of the reviews I read said the replacement board was not...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-07-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 401
Posted By LakeKerrGuy
7032 was a typo. It i a 7732

7032 was a typo. It i a 7732
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-07-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 401
Posted By LakeKerrGuy
Looking for circuit board for a Dometic 7032

Board has 50-96481-A on it. Google does not find that board listed anywhere except for (1) used offering for well over $200. It appears that someone called Dinosaur makes a replacement. Google...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-03-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 11,720
Posted By LakeKerrGuy
Amen, amen, amen

Also, consider how and who will be using the motor home. Example: why even consider a two bath model if there are only tow people using the motor home?

If you know you will be Wally parking,...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 08-28-2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,846
Posted By LakeKerrGuy
I always put front jacks down first and then try...

I always put front jacks down first and then try very hard to not need to use the rear for side to side leveling.

The monster TV removal was the very first modification done in the motor home. ...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-17-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 26,311
Posted By LakeKerrGuy
OK, I've been biting my tongue and not replying...

OK, I've been biting my tongue and not replying to your comments about my post. I said I dug a dry well, I said 100's of others in the area did the same. I worded that part poorly. Hundreds of...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-11-2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 26,311
Posted By LakeKerrGuy
Had to drain off some grey water

Just 2 months ago we were at a COE park near Nashville. Took a shower and headed to the Opry. Got back to the motor home around midnight. Got to mid coach and found the carpet soaking wet. I had...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 08-11-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,846
Posted By LakeKerrGuy
I have read all the precautions about use of the...

I have read all the precautions about use of the jacks in the proper sequence to limit the chance of windshield breakage.
I believe rough roads and some of the horrendous parking lots semis use...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-10-2018, 07:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,758
Posted By LakeKerrGuy
Correct. I found that out after their regional...

Correct. I found that out after their regional manager told me which one to get. He knew I wanted one with the breakers because I clearly told him I would have preferred to upgrade to the 2800 watt...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 08-09-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,846
Posted By LakeKerrGuy
Came to my house here in Florida.

Came to my house here in Florida.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-08-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,758
Posted By LakeKerrGuy
The Heart had the breakers. The Magnam 2012,...

The Heart had the breakers. The Magnam 2012, which was advertised as a direct replacement, does not. That is (was) the issue.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 08-08-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,846
Posted By LakeKerrGuy
Tradewinds windshield.

Two years ago I had a crack in the left side glass. Insurance company found a vendor to replace glass and rubber seal. To replace the seal, the right side glass also had to be removed. While...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-08-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,758
Posted By LakeKerrGuy
Contrary to what the literature says and what I...

Contrary to what the literature says and what I was told on the phone, the 2012 is not a direct replacement for the Heart. The 2012 does not have built in over current protection on the out...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-19-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,285
Posted By LakeKerrGuy
Does your EMS apply a load. Without application...

Does your EMS apply a load. Without application of a load, the open neutral condition I experienced would not have been seen.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-19-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,285
Posted By LakeKerrGuy
A little over a month ago I posted this message. ...

A little over a month ago I posted this message. It received few replies at the time. Perhaps in this thread it will be seen more. My intent is to inquire whether anyone else has experienced...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-18-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,285
Posted By LakeKerrGuy
Reading this thread, it has become apparent there...

Reading this thread, it has become apparent there is little understanding of overload current vs fault current. The significant amount of fault current that may be available at a 50 amp breaker in a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-15-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,285
Posted By LakeKerrGuy
You beat me to it by a couple of hours...

Finally someone has come close to an explanation why the coach manufacturer does not want a 30 amp cord protected by a 50 amp overcurrent device.
This paper explains it better than I can begin to......
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-19-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,758
Posted By LakeKerrGuy
I ordered a MS2012 (2000 watt) yesterday. I...

I ordered a MS2012 (2000 watt) yesterday. I would have liked to have purchased a MS2812 (2800 watt) but did not want to undertake changing the DC cables and adding the required 120 volt distribution...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-18-2018, 06:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,758
Posted By LakeKerrGuy
I gave hit several solid hits before removing the...

I gave hit several solid hits before removing the cover and spraying everything with contact cleaner - still nothing.:mad:
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-18-2018, 06:11 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 15,794
Posted By LakeKerrGuy
My first season in the motor home back in 2013, I...

My first season in the motor home back in 2013, I made a post very similar to yours. I too was amazed how many people expect us to slow down so they can get in. If I cannot move over, because there...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-17-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,758
Posted By LakeKerrGuy
Not receiving any suggestion about what to check...

Not receiving any suggestion about what to check to verify if the Inverter/Charger is toast or repairable, I'm looking at 2 replacement models. It's either a Magnum MS 2012 or a MS 2812.
It appears...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-17-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,891
Posted By LakeKerrGuy
If I serviced generator every 100 hours, I would...

If I serviced generator every 100 hours, I would be doing it monthly.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-16-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,758
Posted By LakeKerrGuy
Heart Interface Model 20 -12D Inverter/Charger

Here is the sad story:
Arrived at campground and checked for 120v L1 to N, L1 to G, L2 to N, L2 to G, and 240 volts L1 to L2. All checked ok.
After going inside, I saw the remote panel was not...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-15-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,891
Posted By LakeKerrGuy
I do all my lubrication and filter changes every...

I do all my lubrication and filter changes every year, regardless of miles, before heading out for the summer. (Generator oil filter, air filter, fuel filter; engine fuel filters and oil filter.) ...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-14-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,891
Posted By LakeKerrGuy
Appreciate the rely, but no, the owners manual...

Appreciate the rely, but no, the owners manual does not answer the question I asked. The manual tells the type. My question was for discussion of brands - if anyone had a preference.

I'm going...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-14-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,891
Posted By LakeKerrGuy
Anyone have a specific brand grease they use for suspension.

Mechanic friend is recommending I try Lucas - specifically Lucas Red. But reviews I have read indicate it turns liquid. Thoughts??
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 02-21-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 836
Posted By LakeKerrGuy
I have purchased from them many times. I cannot...

I have purchased from them many times. I cannot locate any UFP brake parts on their website.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 02-18-2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 836
Posted By LakeKerrGuy
I'm waiting on a call back from their special...

I'm waiting on a call back from their special order department. They do not stock the 8" rotor. The order department suggested that I contact the special order guy. He was out sick Wed - Friday. ...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 02-17-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,455
Posted By LakeKerrGuy
If I could figure out how to post photos on here,...

If I could figure out how to post photos on here, I would show you. I believe the caliper locked up and destroyed the left rotor. There is literally nothing left. The cooling vents are even gone....
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 02-15-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 836
Posted By LakeKerrGuy
No I've not considered that. Just seems this...

No I've not considered that. Just seems this Trailer Buddy Vault Lubrication System and Disc Brakes is a proprietary system. But, you have given me an idea. I was told the Acme dolly and some...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 02-15-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 836
Posted By LakeKerrGuy
Problems getting parts fro an Acme Dolly

Just a few minutes ago I posted to an old thread. Since I do not know if anyone will see it, I'm also posting here.
I need a set of all brake components for an Acme dolly (except actuator and...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 02-15-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,455
Posted By LakeKerrGuy
You guys are lucky

You, and others in this thread are lucky. I'm in process of trying to get an entirely new set of all brake components for my 4 3/4 year old dolly. UFP was of no help. They do not sell to users. ...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-14-2017, 04:55 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,063
Posted By LakeKerrGuy
And therein lies the answer to the entire thread....

And therein lies the answer to the entire thread. End of discussion? Not likely.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-12-2017, 04:34 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,063
Posted By LakeKerrGuy
Right by the slide control it says level first.

Not at the coach right now so I cannot remember exact wording but my title message is close.
I put wood blocks under jacks if on stone, grass or asphalt; dump air; check level ( to get an idea how...
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