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Forum: Alaska, Canada, Mexico and Beyond 02-11-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 723
Posted By halfwright
Go towards White Sands from Alamogordo Go past ...

Go towards White Sands from Alamogordo Go past the second gate to Holloman. Watch Closely on the right and you will see a gate with a small sign saying something about a wild life refuge.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 02-07-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 34,936
Posted By halfwright
Will it grow hair on my bald head??

Will it grow hair on my bald head??
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-07-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,520
Posted By halfwright
To assume that just because he was old, he caused...

To assume that just because he was old, he caused an accident is a long reach. I feel for the girls, but accidents do happen.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-07-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,864
Posted By halfwright
I have heard of a law firm named Dewey, Cheatem,...

I have heard of a law firm named Dewey, Cheatem, and Howe. I don't know f they have a Florida office.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 02-01-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,244
Posted By halfwright
We have been on just one trip also. So far, it...

We have been on just one trip also. So far, it has lasted 7 years.
Forum: Boondocking 01-24-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,612
Posted By halfwright
Get the BLM maps at any BLM office. There is a...

Get the BLM maps at any BLM office. There is a brand new area near Las Cruces NM that just opened. Pony Hill near Deming has petroglyphs and boon docking.
Forum: Workkamping & Volunteering 01-20-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,950
Posted By halfwright
We have worked at 4 different state parks and all...

We have worked at 4 different state parks and all the federal agencies except wildlife. Corps of Engineers did run a back ground check (so they said. ) I think it was just a check for outstanding...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 01-13-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,105
Posted By halfwright
Ft. Stanton, north of Ruidoso, has an amazing...

Ft. Stanton, north of Ruidoso, has an amazing history. See if the TB replica tent is still there. I helped build it when I volunteered there 5 years ago. The old town of Lincoln, of Billy the Kid...
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 01-08-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,495
Posted By halfwright
A retired Marine?? And your dog won't do what...

A retired Marine?? And your dog won't do what you tell him?? Use your command voice and he will be happy to get in. He might even crawl though the keyhole.
Forum: Full-Timers 01-06-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,295
Posted By halfwright
For the way you plan to travel, a fifth wheel...

For the way you plan to travel, a fifth wheel makes more sense to me. You will not have two motorized vehicles to maintain and pay insurance on. You will not have problems caused by lack of use. You...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 12-28-2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,078
Posted By halfwright
Druggies and thieves are going to stay in town...

Druggies and thieves are going to stay in town where the supply of victims and drugs are. Criminals are not going to drive 15-20 miles on the chance they can find an RV'er to bother.

The people...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 12-24-2017, 05:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,382
Posted By halfwright
Museum of the Horse and there is a new opera...

Museum of the Horse and there is a new opera house north of town--Ft, Stanton. Old town of Lincoln--White Oaks Roswell--- Valley of Fires
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-16-2017, 10:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,441
Posted By halfwright
I am going to go against the popular opinion and...

I am going to go against the popular opinion and take flack for it.

I know from experience that the old leather and rubber seals prior to the 1980's would be badly affected by lack of use. But,...
Forum: Just Conversation 12-07-2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,678
Posted By halfwright
An old Indian told me that it was going to be a...

An old Indian told me that it was going to be a long cold winter. I asked him how he knew.

Did the wooly worms grow a thicker coat?

Did the bear hibernate lower on the mountain?

He told he...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 12-05-2017, 08:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 907
Posted By halfwright
Which would you rather do next summer?? Go...

Which would you rather do next summer?? Go camping or work on the camper? It could be a much larger project after you get into the wall.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 12-03-2017, 11:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,928
Posted By halfwright
If you decide to look around in Deming, be sure...

If you decide to look around in Deming, be sure to go to the Deming Luna County Museum. fascinating place with the second largest collection of Mimbres pottery in the US. I was born in Las Cruces...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 12-02-2017, 10:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,928
Posted By halfwright
Deming ...

Deming

https://www.emnrd.state.nm.us/SPD/cityofrocksstatepark.html

quiet park with lava flows only found in six places in the world

Faywood Hotsprings Resort – Oasis in The Desert...
Forum: Forum 101 | Announcements | Forum Concerns 11-30-2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 584
Posted By halfwright
Getting advertisements

When I log in, I get an ad for a children's Chevy pick up. I usually have to re-log 3 times before I get the forum site.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-27-2017, 07:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,151
Posted By halfwright
We have only been on one trip also. So far, it...

We have only been on one trip also. So far, it has lasted almost six years.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 11-20-2017, 09:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,226
Posted By halfwright
For a quick answer, it depends. The two...

For a quick answer, it depends.

The two biggest expenses, fuel and site rental, are controllable. But, one can still spend a lot of money on eating out, entertainment and miscellaneous.

We...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-12-2017, 12:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,527
Posted By halfwright
Heat buildup is a problem with tires and it is...

Heat buildup is a problem with tires and it is greater running 65 MPH for extended periods on an interstate than it would be at 60 MPH and slower on back roads. Fuel economy is better and there is...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 10-16-2017, 09:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,280
Posted By halfwright
I have seen the same warning in amusement parks....

I have seen the same warning in amusement parks. Ugly as I am, I have never worried about it.
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 10-10-2017, 09:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,154
Posted By halfwright
The best way to fix that is to raise the black...

The best way to fix that is to raise the black tank vent and pull a new trailer underneath it. I would rather spend time camping than working on a 17 year old trailer.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 09-27-2017, 09:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,493
Posted By halfwright
The biggest killer of RVs is water. Prevent all...

The biggest killer of RVs is water. Prevent all leaks and I would expect high end RV to last in excess of 20 years.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-18-2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 902
Posted By halfwright
Great pictures and someday greater memories. We...

Great pictures and someday greater memories. We have been on one trip also. It has lasted almost six years.
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 09-15-2017, 07:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,747
Posted By halfwright
When I go to the public rest rooms in eating...

When I go to the public rest rooms in eating places, I see signs that say "Employees must wash hands", but I can never find an employee to wash mine.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-07-2017, 07:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,064
Posted By halfwright
I have one from Wal-Mart on a Big Buddy heater....

I have one from Wal-Mart on a Big Buddy heater. Works great.
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 09-07-2017, 07:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,432
Posted By halfwright
Really not the thing any male wants to carry...

Really not the thing any male wants to carry around.
Forum: Workkamping & Volunteering 07-27-2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,613
Posted By halfwright
My wife and I took a gate guard job about 3 years...

My wife and I took a gate guard job about 3 years ago. I would like to think that we are at least average in the tough department. But, after 10 days of dust, heat, a three cylinder diesel generator...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-24-2017, 07:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 836
Posted By halfwright
See if your grill has separate pressure...

See if your grill has separate pressure regulator. Two regulators in the same line cause what you describe. Or blockage in the line.
Forum: Full-Timers 07-24-2017, 09:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,024
Posted By halfwright
We have been fulltime for six years. The first...

We have been fulltime for six years. The first two, my doctor in Denver wrote a year long prescription and then I went to Labcorp for blood work and got another year. Since then, I have gone to...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 07-23-2017, 08:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,302
Posted By halfwright
The pavilion was still there and being used when...

The pavilion was still there and being used when we were there three years ago. But, they did not have live music.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 07-21-2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,000
Posted By halfwright
Whidbey Island Washington VFW has 15 sites. San...

Whidbey Island Washington VFW has 15 sites. San Angelo TX VFW has a good sized park. If they have room, almost all will let you overnight in the lot.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 07-17-2017, 09:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,406
Posted By halfwright
My wife did not like cleaning the pit toilets....

My wife did not like cleaning the pit toilets. Thirty hours is quite a lot for a state park. That is almost a full-time job and I am retired.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 07-17-2017, 09:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,302
Posted By halfwright
Garner state park will put you at the southern...

Garner state park will put you at the southern end of the hill country. Bandera and many small towns have honky-tonks and contests . Many of the band's are as good as the big boys. They just never...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 07-12-2017, 08:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 771
Posted By halfwright
Get the New Mexico annual pass. It pays for...

Get the New Mexico annual pass. It pays for itself in something like 20 days. It allows 14 days at 4.00/night with electricity and water. Then use it at all the parks on southern NM.

City of...
Forum: Full-Timers 07-10-2017, 10:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,507
Posted By halfwright
It might be asking for too much information, but...

It might be asking for too much information, but can you list the initial cost plus what you have saved? I am 72 and won't be fulltime for many more years and would like to know how long before I...
Forum: Just Conversation 07-08-2017, 02:20 PM
Replies: 863
Views: 138,889
Posted By halfwright
I rebuilt one of the two CO2 generators that the...

I rebuilt one of the two CO2 generators that the US Army had in 1968. One was in Ft Belvoir and used for training. The one I rebuilt was in Quin Yon Viet Nam and used to refill fire extinguishers.
...
Forum: Bus Conversions 07-06-2017, 12:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,754
Posted By halfwright
I have heard that many parks do not allow school...

I have heard that many parks do not allow school bus conversions. You might want to look into this.
Forum: Vintage RV's 06-22-2017, 10:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 710
Posted By halfwright
I put a switch in the ground wire and turn it...

I put a switch in the ground wire and turn it off. But, I have enough solar panels to keep the batteries charged.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 06-19-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 786
Posted By halfwright
If you are a veteran, the VFW on Whidbley island...

If you are a veteran, the VFW on Whidbley island has a great RV park. I plan on being there in a month or so. Also a lot of Corps of Engineers parks along the rivers close to the dams. They are full...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-10-2017, 08:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,765
Posted By halfwright
My fix was to get a cookie sheet that fit. Then,...

My fix was to get a cookie sheet that fit. Then, I used the ball end of a ball peen hammer to put raised spots about two inches apart. This allows circulation under the pan used for cooking and stops...
Forum: Going Green 05-30-2017, 10:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 12,908
Posted By halfwright
I drilled 3/8 inch holes and used 1/4 inch...

I drilled 3/8 inch holes and used 1/4 inch butterfly bolts--4to a panel. Caulked the area well. No problems yet.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 05-27-2017, 09:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 879
Posted By halfwright
There are national forest service campgrounds in...

There are national forest service campgrounds in RMNP. I can't remember if they had hookups or not. But, it seems that they did not.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 05-20-2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,262
Posted By halfwright
The first time I saw our dog eat cat poop , I...

The first time I saw our dog eat cat poop , I quit worrying about the sanitation of any thing I gave him.
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 05-18-2017, 08:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 851
Posted By halfwright
Butte Montana is a spot not to miss. The whole...

Butte Montana is a spot not to miss. The whole downtown is on the national historic register. Be sure to see the inside of the county courthouse. And the underground town. And the museums. And the...
Forum: Just Conversation 05-10-2017, 12:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,733
Posted By halfwright
Dave, I am not disabled,but do take many...

Dave,

I am not disabled,but do take many prescription medicine mostly for old people's stuff-diabetes-blood pressure-arrhythmia and on and on. I can go to a local doctor and get my prescriptions...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-04-2017, 08:34 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,742
Posted By halfwright
Join all the fraternal organizations you can....

Join all the fraternal organizations you can. Moose VFW Elks Eagles.Many have hookups. All will let you overnight in the lot, if they have room. Volunteer or workamp. My wife and I have been fulltime...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-29-2017, 07:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,114
Posted By halfwright
If you are a member of the Moose, the lodge at...

If you are a member of the Moose, the lodge at Eureka has 15 sites. Be sure to see the Blue Ox Museum and the Victorian buildings in Ferndale..

If you are a member of the VFW, the post at Oak...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 04-23-2017, 03:45 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,679
Posted By halfwright
I had a preconceived idea of West Virginia. In my...

I had a preconceived idea of West Virginia. In my mind, it was old men sitting on dilapidated porches drinking moonshine and whittling. I found neat,well maintained houses with a lot of normal,...
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