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Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 09-18-2021, 10:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 240
Posted By Blazing zipp
Shucks! We spent three weeks in Mt. Dora a couple...

Shucks! We spent three weeks in Mt. Dora a couple months ago. Would have been proud to show our 24RKS off. I don't see another trip there soon.
Sorry.
Forum: Northwood Manufacturing Owners Forum 09-18-2021, 10:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 182
Posted By Blazing zipp
Oh, come on now. Somebody must have measured...

Oh, come on now. Somebody must have measured their AF wall.
A buddy of mine asked me about it and I'm curious.
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 09-18-2021, 10:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 596
Posted By Blazing zipp
Ours is unlocked. It doesn't flap very...

Ours is unlocked. It doesn't flap very often----maybe more hot air inside than realized?
Forum: Northwood Manufacturing Owners Forum 09-16-2021, 11:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 182
Posted By Blazing zipp
Wall thickness

Howdy---just a visitor from Outdoor RV---
What is the wall thickness in the newer Arctic Fox trailers?
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 09-15-2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 344
Posted By Blazing zipp
Original poster: Go back to the entry from Old...

Original poster: Go back to the entry from Old Biscuit----If he wrote it, it is true.
Now, a question about the "inverter" you speak about; Could that be a charge controller?
Anyway, enjoy your...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 09-09-2021, 10:19 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,679
Posted By Blazing zipp
Sadly, quite a few tires on trailers are made in...

Sadly, quite a few tires on trailers are made in the same country that makes General Tso's Chicken (get it??) and the quality control does not exist. It is every companies goal to pass the buck and...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-09-2021, 10:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,001
Posted By Blazing zipp
Hopefully, the population will go back to work...

Hopefully, the population will go back to work soon. As a country, we're just limping along. Maybe when that happens, things will get better.
This summer, several CG's emailed us confirmations while...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 08-30-2021, 10:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 665
Posted By Blazing zipp
Follow up----I found Gorilla VS402C valves to fit...

Follow up----I found Gorilla VS402C valves to fit the aluminum rims on our trailer. They don't really have high reviews and I can't find a solid quote about how many pounds of pressure, but there...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 08-29-2021, 09:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,014
Posted By Blazing zipp
We have an Equilizer hitch with square WD bars. I...

We have an Equilizer hitch with square WD bars. I can store the bars up under the trailer in spacer tubes that are welded to the frame for the stabilizer jacks. The bars are hidden from view unless...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 08-24-2021, 10:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 686
Posted By Blazing zipp
We have TST screw on sensors and they are really...

We have TST screw on sensors and they are really a good invention/ However, finding the correct metal valve stems is becoming quite the issue. I've had two sets of rubber stems (because I couldn't...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 08-23-2021, 06:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 278
Posted By Blazing zipp
Wheel brand

I'm still trying to get metal valve stems so the TST TPMS sensors won't leak. Anyone know the brand of wheels that might have come on a 2019 Timber Ridge 24RKS with 16 inch aluminum wheels?
The tire...
Forum: Boondocking 08-19-2021, 10:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,957
Posted By Blazing zipp
If you're writing about the cell towers south of...

If you're writing about the cell towers south of Wall, we weren't sure about our rig and staying there. However, about 2 months ago, we stopped by and the place was busy with rigs and looked quite...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 08-19-2021, 10:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 837
Posted By Blazing zipp
What cumminsfan said------

What cumminsfan said------
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 08-19-2021, 10:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By Blazing zipp
Something you might check on---there are west...

Something you might check on---there are west coast and east coast trailers in some companies.
East coast units might not have the larger tanks we can use in the west. Also, construction might be...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 08-11-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 665
Posted By Blazing zipp
tpaul, does your trailer have steel wheels or the...

tpaul, does your trailer have steel wheels or the aluminum fancy type?
I contacted TST and they referred me to Your Tire Shop, but got a recording.
Thanks
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 08-10-2021, 07:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 665
Posted By Blazing zipp
Tire valve stems and TST monitors

We placed TST time monitors on our stock valve stems on our 2019 Timber Ridge. They're slightly larger than a robin's egg and seem to work well.
The issue is that they throw enough weight...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 07-25-2021, 07:19 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 11,148
Posted By Blazing zipp
Sir, you made the right choice by not renting the...

Sir, you made the right choice by not renting the trailer in this case. There is a fellow on here named Old Biscuit - - follow his advice.
With regard to your spouse's feelings, consider what...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 07-25-2021, 07:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 665
Posted By Blazing zipp
Hey!! I purchased one used 120 mm fan and one...

Hey!! I purchased one used 120 mm fan and one matching new one from Best Buy. I glued the fans at an angle to the plastic vent cover so they would blow upwards. Using an old low voltage switch I had...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 07-18-2021, 10:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 665
Posted By Blazing zipp
Thanks. I've just about decided to make a set of...

Thanks. I've just about decided to make a set of fans after reading the article that was pointed out. I'm pretty handy (and thrifty)--and the last project only required 1 trip to the urgent care to...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 07-16-2021, 11:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 665
Posted By Blazing zipp
Fridge cooling fans

I'm looking into fans for the back side of the fridge to help keep my beer cooler in the heat. After searching several places, I'm asking ORV owners;
Would you buy a kit for about $80.00 to place on...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 07-06-2021, 10:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,737
Posted By Blazing zipp
Fellow ORV owner here. I apparently bent both...

Fellow ORV owner here. I apparently bent both axles last year and had inside wear on all 4 tires. Washington Auto Carriage in Spokane replaced the axles. Now, I will NOT recommend this shop! However,...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 07-06-2021, 10:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,558
Posted By Blazing zipp
IMHO, We're happy with our ORV. We just got back...

IMHO, We're happy with our ORV. We just got back from a long trip with two minor issues, and that's all. My previous product (Keystone) fell apart as we were driving---my license plate is between...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 06-29-2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By Blazing zipp
Whops!! I fixed it! There is an adjustment...

Whops!! I fixed it!
There is an adjustment screw on the front of the pump. When I attempted to adjust this before, it became hard to screw counterclockwise. Well, today, after some skin tearing and...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 06-28-2021, 09:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By Blazing zipp
Water surge while using pump

We have a 24RKS-- the water surges when using the pump. Only the cold water, not both hot or just hot. As soon as cold water is added to the mix, the pump surges. The issue gets more pronounced, the...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 06-02-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By Blazing zipp
Sadly, most of the Northern Idaho FS campgrounds...

Sadly, most of the Northern Idaho FS campgrounds shut the gates at the end of September. Southern Idaho might be different.
There are boon docking spots and hunting areas to score.
Check sites...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 06-02-2021, 07:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 526
Posted By Blazing zipp
Just a thought---bring new larger wiring through...

Just a thought---bring new larger wiring through the upper cabinet toward the right side, down inside the closet, drill through the closet and run the wire exposed from the closet to the top of the...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 05-24-2021, 03:56 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,211
Posted By Blazing zipp
SAD! I felt a connection to the ORV company....

SAD!
I felt a connection to the ORV company. Hopefully, they will realize satisfied customers help their (ORV) future.
Grand Design had/has a customer connection and it seems that is working with...
Forum: Boondocking 05-11-2021, 09:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,364
Posted By Blazing zipp
I just went to the overnight parking site...

I just went to the overnight parking site mentioned on here. Now, I'm not trying to sound like a grouch---but, Why is it that internet sites require my email and a password? After starting with the...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 05-02-2021, 04:07 PM
Replies: 603
Views: 88,511
Posted By Blazing zipp
Wow! 6 Outdoors RV's in Farragut State Park this...

Wow! 6 Outdoors RV's in Farragut State Park this weekend. Plus 3 more in Coeur d Alene Sunday afternoon. Nice to be among friends.....
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-25-2021, 08:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 456
Posted By Blazing zipp
Campendium has them showing, although not a...

Campendium has them showing, although not a complete listing.
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 04-25-2021, 08:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 490
Posted By Blazing zipp
I did this on a 2016 Keystone product in 2018. I...

I did this on a 2016 Keystone product in 2018. I left the trailer connected to the truck, used two jacks on each side, an air gun to remove the parts, greased the begeezus out of the bolts, and drank...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 04-25-2021, 08:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,911
Posted By Blazing zipp
I painted my Century battery box with black truck...

I painted my Century battery box with black truck bed spray two years ago and it's hardly noticeable in between the frame rails. Also, I placed some wire screen inside the box to cover the holes to...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 04-12-2021, 05:40 PM
Replies: 1,744
Views: 742,127
Posted By Blazing zipp
This 921 bulb---was it flat plastic like a dime,...

This 921 bulb---was it flat plastic like a dime, with one LED? After I got to Wally's, they had a couple types.
Forum: Just Conversation 03-31-2021, 09:04 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,180
Posted By Blazing zipp
Old Biscuit, we've never met--but someday I hope...

Old Biscuit, we've never met--but someday I hope we can shake hands and raise a glass. Mend quickly......
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 03-24-2021, 10:10 PM
Replies: 1,744
Views: 742,127
Posted By Blazing zipp
I also connected the rear kitchen drain to the...

I also connected the rear kitchen drain to the main sewer. A couple hours under the rig and a few bucks made for a great mod.
Also connected a Valterra knife valve with a clear sewer end to the...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 03-19-2021, 10:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,551
Posted By Blazing zipp
Not trying to be a smart a&%* here--- the couple...

Not trying to be a smart a&%* here--- the couple that crashed over the bridge railing in Idaho had quite a bit of weight on the rear of their trailer. I'm not sure what actually caused that crash,...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 03-01-2021, 06:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,304
Posted By Blazing zipp
If this helps---I've had two trailers that the...

If this helps---I've had two trailers that the tailgate hit the hitch. I bought an extended shank hitch and all is good. The new extension is only 1.5 to 2 inches longer than the normal length shank....
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-27-2021, 11:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 940
Posted By Blazing zipp
Those white hoses have a mind of their own when...

Those white hoses have a mind of their own when cold. I've seen my bride laying in top of one, on top of the camp table, wrestling like a lion taking down a food source, just to roll it up enough to...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 02-27-2021, 10:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 714
Posted By Blazing zipp
I've never opened an ORV bottom, but have spent...

I've never opened an ORV bottom, but have spent time under a couple Keystone products---

It's kind of straight forward. Pull the fasteners holding the coreplast under the broken rod. I don't...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 02-27-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,845
Posted By Blazing zipp
One of the reasons I came to this forum is that...

One of the reasons I came to this forum is that most of the folks on here are pretty nice. Maybe it's the weather or society, but this topic has drawn some serious consternation.
If someone wants...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 02-27-2021, 05:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,656
Posted By Blazing zipp
We had both axles lose their alignment last...

We had both axles lose their alignment last spring and caused excessive tire wear on the inside.
FIRST!!! Contact Dexter for info on how to handle the warrantee issue!!!! I didn't, but was informed...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 02-15-2021, 01:39 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 16,331
Posted By Blazing zipp
After viewing all the videos this couple have...

After viewing all the videos this couple have done with regard to the ORV they own, they don't seem to have an axe to grind with the company or what happened.
This is a horrible occurrence and I...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 02-11-2021, 11:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 841
Posted By Blazing zipp
Whew! That's a lot of ground to cover. Lets see...

Whew! That's a lot of ground to cover. Lets see here;
First off, if you're set on anything in California, check the covid hullaballoo before heading into the state and have reservations for the...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 02-11-2021, 11:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,584
Posted By Blazing zipp
I think there is a CG out by the airport and air...

I think there is a CG out by the airport and air museum.
The Netarts RV park mentioned on here is very good. The right turn off 101 is really tight going to Netarts if you're towing a trailer. Also,...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 02-04-2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 16,331
Posted By Blazing zipp
SO sorry to hear this! Hopefully all can be fixed...

SO sorry to hear this! Hopefully all can be fixed quickly.
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 01-15-2021, 11:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,680
Posted By Blazing zipp
We looked at both series and decided the Mountain...

We looked at both series and decided the Mountain series was perfect for our needs. What we were more interested in was tank sizes, usable with the slide in, and the windows--we had the tip out type...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 01-06-2021, 11:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,263
Posted By Blazing zipp
The photo showing the rig on the highway would be...

The photo showing the rig on the highway would be a good add for Outdoor. Great pic for sure.
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 01-05-2021, 09:57 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,263
Posted By Blazing zipp
Boy, I'm never going to think I've been cold...

Boy, I'm never going to think I've been cold camping again---some of you folks are just over the top!!!! I thought 13 degrees with a strong wind was bad in our ORV, but compared to some of you, that...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 12-31-2020, 11:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,845
Posted By Blazing zipp
This comes up several times a year---remember...

This comes up several times a year---remember that a Toyota towed the space shuttle. A 1/2 ton has lighter tires, brakes, springs, etc. Therefore, limits have to be placed on your choice of trailer....
Forum: Boondocking 12-31-2020, 10:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,599
Posted By Blazing zipp
I built a Renogy 200 watt suitcase, a Renogy MPPT...

I built a Renogy 200 watt suitcase, a Renogy MPPT controller, and bought a Renogy 30 (or 40) foot plug in cable to connect it to 4 6 volt golf cart batteries. Renogy had the whole set up. Pretty much...
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