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Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 01-21-2022, 12:50 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,288
Posted By Jaxon
Interesting ideas from GM, Ford and others... so...

Interesting ideas from GM, Ford and others... so maybe in the not-so-distant future, trailers will be able to help power the load as this article discusses, lessening the need for a "HD diesel"... ...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-20-2022, 04:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,211
Posted By Jaxon
. Second Motor Homes of Texas. Bought three of...

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Second Motor Homes of Texas. Bought three of our MH's there (two Foretravel's and a Country Coach) and had all of the annual servicing + mods done at their service dept..


They have a good...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-16-2022, 10:06 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 17,068
Posted By Jaxon
No, it doesn't take a "really long time to...

No, it doesn't take a "really long time to flush".

Allow folks to do what they need to do for whatever reason. Just because it inconveniences you is not germane.

It IS a dump station. Live...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-13-2022, 04:37 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 17,068
Posted By Jaxon
Hummm... I'll do this on the "final dump" before...

Hummm... I'll do this on the "final dump" before leaving a campground because the water (with a pressure nozzle), is more high pressure vs. just flushing. What I want to see is a clean bottom of...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-23-2021, 07:30 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 14,351
Posted By Jaxon
Well, the DEF crises has apparently been averted,...

Well, the DEF crises has apparently been averted, however, this fluid shortage appears to be forthcoming.

It’s surprising given its main ingredient is bull s#&! and dehumidified water.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-19-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 14,351
Posted By Jaxon
Industry opportunism and covid - supply chain...

Industry opportunism and covid - supply chain issues.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-19-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 14,351
Posted By Jaxon
I don't need no stinking' DEF... :dance: ...

I don't need no stinking' DEF... :dance:

Sold our Foretravel last year and downsized to a 24' class C (better ground clearance for boondocking in the Gila)... and we no longer full-time.

I...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-18-2021, 09:38 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 11,572
Posted By Jaxon
Interesting discussions, especially from those...

Interesting discussions, especially from those who refuse to embrace emerging technologies - sort of harkens back to the horse and buggy days...

Ran across this from another forum regarding...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-17-2021, 12:41 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 11,572
Posted By Jaxon
. . Ever been to Texas, Oklahoma, eastern New...

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Ever been to Texas, Oklahoma, eastern New Mexico and observed miles and miles of pumpjacks? Better yet, ever smelled those miles and miles of pumpjacks?

I much prefer solar and wind farms. ...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 12-12-2021, 04:08 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,157
Posted By Jaxon
Thing of it is, some people equate RV's to...

Thing of it is, some people equate RV's to trailer parks, no matter how "glammed" up the new ones are (I mean, sheesh - the paint jobs on some of these things are like circus acts!).

Rather than...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-04-2021, 08:18 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 21,005
Posted By Jaxon
LOL... just wait for this winter and watch...

LOL... just wait for this winter and watch Texas' "power grid".

Apparently you didn't read RMArt's info... or didn't understand it.
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Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-01-2021, 10:23 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 21,005
Posted By Jaxon
. Well actually, as the technology develops,...

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Well actually, as the technology develops, electric RV's will too - heck, there's even a small electric plane that's been developed ('tho I wouldn't want to be the test pilot on that!).

Never...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-01-2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 15,669
Posted By Jaxon
I thought it was on topic, RV quality?

I thought it was on topic, RV quality?
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-30-2021, 10:08 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 15,669
Posted By Jaxon
. Why is that? What are their brands? .

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Why is that? What are their brands?
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Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-28-2021, 10:42 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 15,669
Posted By Jaxon
Yeah, it seems like it.

Yeah, it seems like it.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-28-2021, 10:36 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 15,669
Posted By Jaxon
. Wow. Shoulda bought a Prevost and saved...

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Wow. Shoulda bought a Prevost and saved yourself the time... Newmar are production coaches.
Better yet, do your due diligence prior to purchase.
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Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-28-2021, 06:42 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 21,005
Posted By Jaxon
. Wow…. What kind of a remark! :nonono: .

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Wow…. What kind of a remark! :nonono:
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Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-21-2021, 08:33 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 15,831
Posted By Jaxon
. Yeah and another thing... when I'm sitting...

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Yeah and another thing... when I'm sitting out on the porch and those dang kids out on the street who wander by and play on my lawn...! :rolleyes:
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Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-10-2021, 02:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,873
Posted By Jaxon
. Indeed! "Biggest ever" increase since 2014....

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Indeed! "Biggest ever" increase since 2014. Forbes has a good explanation as to the reasons why... covid notwithstanding...
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Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-07-2021, 06:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,873
Posted By Jaxon
. One of the most significant con jobs ever...

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One of the most significant con jobs ever sold to America!

I guess Newmars CEO needs a new yacht? Vacation home? In an era of record profits and sales for rv’s, the industry (as so many...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 10-14-2021, 06:00 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 10,357
Posted By Jaxon
. Yes, a 5th wheel is towed with a pivot point...

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Yes, a 5th wheel is towed with a pivot point and is not part of the main propulsion unit.

A Class A or C IS one unit, like a long SUV. However, if you were sitting or lying down in the bedroom...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 10-14-2021, 05:50 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 10,357
Posted By Jaxon
. Sooo, another words, you want confirmation...

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Sooo, another words, you want confirmation with what you've decided.... interesting. :cool:

And having 29 years experience in law enforcement, you should know that in most states, riding in...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-26-2021, 09:46 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,813
Posted By Jaxon
RV's are never an "investment"... they are a...

RV's are never an "investment"... they are a black hole with just enough intermittent positive reinforcement to help us rationalize the cost of ownership...
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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-24-2021, 12:29 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 17,530
Posted By Jaxon
. How about go to a truck stop? .

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How about go to a truck stop?
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Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-12-2021, 09:54 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 12,494
Posted By Jaxon
Hummm…....

Hummm…. https://azdhs.gov/covid19/data/index.php#confirmed-by-day
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-04-2021, 11:27 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 14,399
Posted By Jaxon
Even if it kills me! :cool: .

Even if it kills me! :cool:
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Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-04-2021, 11:23 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 16,369
Posted By Jaxon
I see it as 69 yes, 58 no…. At 10:21 mountain...

I see it as 69 yes, 58 no…. At 10:21 mountain time…
Forum: Electric RVs and EV Charging 07-04-2021, 07:38 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,047
Posted By Jaxon
. Newsmax is a totally unreliable source of...

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Newsmax is a totally unreliable source of information.

Seriously, using them as a source of your info really discounts anything you ave to say. They are as bad as breitbarf, OAN, Faux "news",...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-01-2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,709
Posted By Jaxon
. Not a reliable resource.

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Not a reliable resource.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-18-2021, 06:18 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,266
Posted By Jaxon
Good luck with your plan, wolfcoach…. There seems...

Good luck with your plan, wolfcoach…. There seems to be (from what you’ve offered up), some holes that from most of our perspectives, give rise to some heartburn…

A word of advice as you flesh...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-10-2021, 08:24 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,622
Posted By Jaxon
Lazy Daze Love the fact there are no slides...

Lazy Daze

Love the fact there are no slides (and ours has a 5K tow capacity (E450 V-10) as do the others).

We’ve had 5 Airstreams and three Motor homes (2 Foretravels, 1 Country Coach)...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-30-2021, 04:40 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 18,211
Posted By Jaxon
Nope... never had a problem with unwanted...

Nope... never had a problem with unwanted visitors...

Seriously, we’ve never had any uncalled for or unwanted visitors ... even without the tank (or “personal protection”...).

In all the...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 05-09-2021, 06:24 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,649
Posted By Jaxon
Foretravel for a full-sized motor home.

Foretravel for a full-sized motor home.
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 05-06-2021, 06:04 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,240
Posted By Jaxon
We’ve owned five - from a 1968 22’ Safari to a...

We’ve owned five - from a 1968 22’ Safari to a 2008 Classic 34’ with a slide. We liked the iconic design but feared hail storms (we lived in central Texas) and leaks... later models are built just...
Forum: Just Conversation 04-22-2021, 08:36 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 9,701
Posted By Jaxon
. Well said and absolutely right on! We...

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Well said and absolutely right on! We have one McDonalds in our small town that is closed temporarily because the employees, five of them, tested positive for COVID so, the health department...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 04-04-2021, 06:20 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 11,458
Posted By Jaxon
You bought an RV and you're just now asking this...

You bought an RV and you're just now asking this question??

Oh boy...
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Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-29-2021, 08:50 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,370
Posted By Jaxon
. Lazy Daze (Class C RV) out of Montclair, CA,...

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Lazy Daze (Class C RV) out of Montclair, CA, is still family-owned... two year waiting list on getting one.
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Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-22-2021, 07:07 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,554
Posted By Jaxon
. Hummm... I'm guessing the folks who pushed...

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Hummm... I'm guessing the folks who pushed seat belt laws "knew what was best", huh? :cool:
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Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-22-2021, 08:42 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,554
Posted By Jaxon
. . A bit of a disingenuous premise here... ...

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A bit of a disingenuous premise here... and equally as transparent. I'm sure the horse & buggy manufacturers amped up people back in the day when they saw the writing on the wall... ...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-22-2021, 08:25 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 16,445
Posted By Jaxon
For dumping, I'll wait util at least 3/4 full...

For dumping, I'll wait util at least 3/4 full which gives good velocity for the flush then I'll refill and do the same... depending, maybe a third time. We don't have a flush on our Lazy Daze but...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 03-18-2021, 03:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,674
Posted By Jaxon
We have a 2006 Lazy Daze TK (twin king) class C...

We have a 2006 Lazy Daze TK (twin king) class C which we boondock in ALL the time.

We put in 680 watts solar panels and 3-100Ah lithium batts. It comes with 55 gal. fresh, 29 gal. gray and...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 03-05-2021, 10:04 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,530
Posted By Jaxon
Interesting thread... Have been in...

Interesting thread...

Have been in campgrounds where kids have roamed free, making noise in the distant background (having fun), but nothing this old phart couldn't handle.

The one incident...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-31-2021, 04:25 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 12,020
Posted By Jaxon
After five Airstreams, two Foretravels & one...

After five Airstreams, two Foretravels & one Country Coach, this is our first class C RV, a Lazy Daze named "Classie"...

Only one of our other campers/RV's, a 34' Airstream, had a name -...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 01-30-2021, 09:03 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 12,884
Posted By Jaxon
Ford has a 7.3L Powerstroke E-350 Diesel.

Ford has a 7.3L Powerstroke E-350 Diesel.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 01-17-2021, 06:49 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 12,884
Posted By Jaxon
Out on the highways of the southwest, we're...

Out on the highways of the southwest, we're getting anywhere from 7.8 to 9.5 MPG in our 2006 Lazy Daze 24' with the Ford E-450 V-10 engine.... about the same as we got with our Foretravel with a...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-31-2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 11,353
Posted By Jaxon
Bus noun, often attributive \ ˈbəs \ ...

Bus noun, often attributive

\ ˈbəs \
plural buses also busses
Definition of bus
- a large motor vehicle designed to carry passengers usually along a fixed route according to a schedule
-took...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-30-2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,565
Posted By Jaxon
Hummm, hate he politics but love the insurance? ...

Hummm, hate he politics but love the insurance? Taxes are what's paid to be civilized (and healthy).
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-29-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 14,384
Posted By Jaxon
As compared to a Prevost? Surely you jest......

As compared to a Prevost?

Surely you jest...
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Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-11-2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 25,675
Posted By Jaxon
Hey, nice coach! What kind of tires are you...

Hey, nice coach!

What kind of tires are you going to get to replace those old suckers?

Man-o-man, look at the cracks in those sidewalls! :blink:
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Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-17-2020, 05:42 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 16,983
Posted By Jaxon
. Foretravel has a steel frame as well as...

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Foretravel has a steel frame as well as Prevost.
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