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Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-01-2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 211
Posted By Woo10-210
Congrats on fixing your foggy IG windows. That's...

Congrats on fixing your foggy IG windows. That's not an easy DIY task.

As for bonding the latch stiles, if the area where the silicone was applied is blocked from the atmosphere it may take...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-25-2021, 09:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,580
Posted By Woo10-210
Per FMVSS 205 and ANSI Z26.1, it must have safety...

Per FMVSS 205 and ANSI Z26.1, it must have safety glazing adjacent to the driver and passenger. Annealed glass should never be used in these locations, even in an insulated glazing application. ...
Forum: Going Green 07-08-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 677
Posted By Woo10-210
Yup. Right at the max. The Go Power specs show...

Yup. Right at the max. The Go Power specs show a maximum of 190 watts for this controller but that would probably never be seen except with an occasional cloud edge effect. Assuming the PPV of the...
Forum: Going Green 07-07-2020, 10:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 677
Posted By Woo10-210
200 watts and only a 10 amp controller? You're...

200 watts and only a 10 amp controller? You're not getting the full potential of your panels. Should be at least 15 amps. If you upgrade go with a 30 or 40 amp controller or larger to allow room...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-18-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,876
Posted By Woo10-210
This is a Lippert recall carried through to their...

This is a Lippert recall carried through to their customers. All 3000 series windows manufactured from 1/6/20 through 1/23/20. This is affecting many vehicle platforms, not just RV's
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 06-11-2020, 07:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,418
Posted By Woo10-210
Here's an example of the inaccuracies on that...

Here's an example of the inaccuracies on that site. For California it mentions nothing about double towing yet references that a total length of 75' is allowed 'in some cases'. That 75 feet is only...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 06-10-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,418
Posted By Woo10-210
Nick's correct. The info is inaccurate. We've...

Nick's correct. The info is inaccurate. We've beaten this horse before and concluded there is no accurate single point of info for all 50 states. Besides, the laws change regularly so the only...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 06-07-2020, 06:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,013
Posted By Woo10-210
How much of a $$ hit are they? If you had them...

How much of a $$ hit are they? If you had them before and liked them, then you'll probably regret not ordering them if you don't, especially since you camp in sub-freezing weather. I don't have...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-06-2020, 07:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,470
Posted By Woo10-210
I wrote this up a year or two ago and keep it in...

I wrote this up a year or two ago and keep it in my notes. Most materials are available from Amazon.

If you're handy you can do this yourself but you cannot make your own spacer or reuse a spacer...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 05-31-2020, 07:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,490
Posted By Woo10-210
A 1/8" to 1/4" backset for the secondary sealant...

A 1/8" to 1/4" backset for the secondary sealant will be fine.

Try Pelland Enterprises (https://www.pellandent.com/RV-Window-Seal) for the glazing bead.
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 05-30-2020, 08:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,435
Posted By Woo10-210
The majority of the lift will be at the first...

The majority of the lift will be at the first several feet of the coach. Beyond that it will equalize. The higher the velocity the further back that point will be.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 05-30-2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,490
Posted By Woo10-210
This topic comes up on various forums...

This topic comes up on various forums occasionally so I just keep this handy:

If you're handy you can do this yourself but you cannot make your own spacer or reuse a spacer or it will just fog...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-20-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 792
Posted By Woo10-210
Tempered glass can spontaneously break for no...

Tempered glass can spontaneously break for no apparent reason. The most common cause is edge defects but other causes are thermal stress and internal defects such as nickel sulfide inclusions.
...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-17-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 908
Posted By Woo10-210
Reminds me of the time I was in the Fleetwood...

Reminds me of the time I was in the Fleetwood Southwind/Pace Arrow plant in Riverside, CA back in the late '80s. While the production line was switching over to another floorplan, the guy routing...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 04-02-2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,604
Posted By Woo10-210
There are definitely studs in a...

There are definitely studs in a Rockwood/Flagstaff. They're ~2" x 3" and placed on about 36" centers. I was able to locate one and run my solar wiring down through a tube to my battery...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 03-03-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 13,509
Posted By Woo10-210
Not in a V10 but on two different 460's. It was...

Not in a V10 but on two different 460's. It was the catalyst breaking apart. The front of it overheats, melts a bit, and chunks break off and rattle at certain RPM's.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 02-08-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,483
Posted By Woo10-210
A Reese sleeve is under $11 on Amazon. Weld it...

A Reese sleeve is under $11 on Amazon. Weld it to the shank and use a good hitch clamp.
Forum: Going Green 12-31-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,111
Posted By Woo10-210
From Napa: The 8240 is a Dual Purpose Battery...

From Napa: The 8240 is a Dual Purpose Battery For Excellent Starting & Moderate Deep Cycle Service.

Those batteries are primarily for starting with an occasional use with a trolling motor. ...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 12-24-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 20,739
Posted By Woo10-210
No need to turn this into a gas versus diesel...

No need to turn this into a gas versus diesel thread. The OP simply asked who's pulling what with a 6.2 gasser. Yes, there's a difference. We know that. Just keep in mind that, even though the...
Forum: Just Conversation 12-14-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,526
Posted By Woo10-210
So, when I go back and look at an item I bought...

So, when I go back and look at an item I bought three weeks ago for $25 and it's now $30 should I send Amazon the five bucks I saved?
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 12-07-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 20,739
Posted By Woo10-210
'19 F250 STX 6.2 with 4.30's. This is my daily...

'19 F250 STX 6.2 with 4.30's. This is my daily driver. I've been towing RV's for almost 40 years and have never had a diesel and probably never will. TT is a '19 Rockwood 2902WS. 34' and probably...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 11-10-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 15,408
Posted By Woo10-210
No real need to make this a gas versus diesel...

No real need to make this a gas versus diesel debate, is there?
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-24-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,175
Posted By Woo10-210
Well, as unfair as you feel it is, there's...

Well, as unfair as you feel it is, there's probably 10 that feel it's very fair. When it was passed, retired people on fixed incomes who owned their homes outright were literally losing their homes...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-24-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,175
Posted By Woo10-210
The property taxes on your 7-figure home are only...

The property taxes on your 7-figure home are only $4,200 a year because of prop 13 passed by the voters in 1978. Your assessed value is based on your purchase price plus 2% per year as long as you...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-21-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,175
Posted By Woo10-210
Yup. Got a great dissertation on the workings of...

Yup. Got a great dissertation on the workings of a refinery but still no explanation of why the prices shot up. According to Itchy, there was no shortage. Just curious for those of us that are...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-20-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,175
Posted By Woo10-210
Well, since Fox is biased too far right for you,...

Well, since Fox is biased too far right for you, how about the International Business Times who's bias is rated at left center. BTW, Fox News LA did report the story.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-20-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,175
Posted By Woo10-210
The OP linked an article with the headline: Gas...

The OP linked an article with the headline: Gas prices exceed $5 a gallon at some Los Angeles area stations .
The key word is "some".

It's actually dropped $.15 to $.20 in the last week. The...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-15-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,175
Posted By Woo10-210
In the news just yesterday: An alkylation unit...

In the news just yesterday:
An alkylation unit at Valero Energy Corp.’s Benicia refinery, which makes high-octane gasoline, went down. Then there a was a failed unit restart at Chevron Corp.’s El...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-15-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,175
Posted By Woo10-210
For a state of 40 million people, CA has...

For a state of 40 million people, CA has relatively few oil refineries. When just one goes down, fuel prices skyrocket. Just a few weeks ago gas was about 20% less until refinery problems...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-16-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,063
Posted By Woo10-210
Check this link out: Monument Valley Loop...

Check this link out:
Monument Valley Loop (https://www.truckcamperadventure.com/the-monument-valley-loop/)

There's full hook-up campgrounds nearby.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-07-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,876
Posted By Woo10-210
Hopefully, they replace the entire window and not...

Hopefully, they replace the entire window and not just repair it as the glass needs to be replaced. Any nicks or scratches in tempered glass cut into the "temper" which is an area about .030" deep...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 09-02-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 788
Posted By Woo10-210
If you're adventurous and handy, see post 12 in...

If you're adventurous and handy, see post 12 in this thread.

https://www.irv2.com/forums/f103/thermo-pane-windows-prob-ever-see-this-457832.html
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-22-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,422
Posted By Woo10-210
Because most glass shops only use rigid spacers. ...

Because most glass shops only use rigid spacers. The radiused corners of RV windows require a flexible spacer.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-22-2019, 06:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,422
Posted By Woo10-210
If you're handy you can do this yourself but you...

If you're handy you can do this yourself but you cannot make your own spacer or reuse a spacer or it will just fog again. The spacer contains desiccant to absorb any moisture. Most square-cornered...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-21-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,422
Posted By Woo10-210
Your theory is exactly right. See post 9 in this...

Your theory is exactly right. See post 9 in this thread:

https://www.irv2.com/forums/f258/damaged-seal-on-double-pane-windows-434466.html#post4678059

The inert gas is usually Argon, Krypton, or...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 07-27-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 620
Posted By Woo10-210
We stayed on the Colorado river below Blythe last...

We stayed on the Colorado river below Blythe last week and had three days at 115°. Our TT has 2 AC's and the main living area was able to hold 85° in the peak heat of the day and the bedroom never...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 07-15-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,736
Posted By Woo10-210
Not a 5th but close enough. '19 Rockwood 2902...

Not a 5th but close enough. '19 Rockwood 2902 with 2 AC's on 50A. Currently in Blythe, CA in full sun and the bedroom is a cool 76° on low but the larger, main living area is 84° on high. It's just...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-13-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 735
Posted By Woo10-210
Get some 3M Black Super Weatherstrip and Gasket...

Get some 3M Black Super Weatherstrip and Gasket Adhesive from just about any auto parts store and glue the seal back in place.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 06-29-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,378
Posted By Woo10-210
The wind load on a flat surface is the velocity...

The wind load on a flat surface is the velocity squared X .00256. An 8' X 8' frontal area will have a load of 692 pounds at 65mph. At 55 mph it's only 495 pounds so dropping your speed 10 mph drops...
Forum: Truck Camper Discussion 06-26-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,284
Posted By Woo10-210
Had this same problem years ago with a Lance on...

Had this same problem years ago with a Lance on an '03 F350 also. The cabs grew but the campers didn't for a couple of years. We simply put a 1" sheet of marine grade plywood in the bed before...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-26-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,199
Posted By Woo10-210
I'll just leave this right here.

I'll just leave this right here.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 06-24-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 558
Posted By Woo10-210
Look on the exterior and you'll see weep holes in...

Look on the exterior and you'll see weep holes in the frame on the bottom. These are for draining the water in the frame. Flip the window over and they'll be on top. It will no longer drain.
...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-24-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 736
Posted By Woo10-210
See post 9 in this thread. ...

See post 9 in this thread.
damaged-seal-on-double-pane-windows (https://www.irv2.com/forums/f258/damaged-seal-on-double-pane-windows-434466.html)

There are lots of options to fix it from...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 06-22-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,378
Posted By Woo10-210
Wow! For calling others weight Nazis, looking at...

Wow! For calling others weight Nazis, looking at your past posts you seem to wear the weight police badge pretty proudly yourself.

Nobody said anybody was overloaded. My question was directed at...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 06-21-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,378
Posted By Woo10-210
Curious to know how much under the tv payload...

Curious to know how much under the tv payload your pin weight is? Your dry pin weight is around 1,200 pounds. You could easily add 700 pounds or more with minimal gear in the 5w plus your cargo and...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 06-21-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 23,018
Posted By Woo10-210
It will seem to smear if wiped off with only...

It will seem to smear if wiped off with only paper towels. I wipe with a microfiber towel after the paper towels. Comes out crystal clear. We use it on the shower glass also.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 06-20-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,622
Posted By Woo10-210
I think there's a little too much excitement and...

I think there's a little too much excitement and hope for the new Godzilla motor. Nothing real new and innovative other than it's a "truck" motor. There are several good articles that include...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 06-20-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,198
Posted By Woo10-210
Helicopter. Seriously though, come in from the...

Helicopter. Seriously though, come in from the east on 62.
Once you get closer to Eureka Springs it's all mountains and tight turns. You're in the middle of the Ozarks. Lots of RV's in the same...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-18-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,455
Posted By Woo10-210
Smooth wall or corrugated? 1/8" for a smooth...

Smooth wall or corrugated? 1/8" for a smooth wall. Let it ooze out and trim the excess with a plastic knife.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-18-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,455
Posted By Woo10-210
White butyl putty tape. "RV window sealant" on...

White butyl putty tape. "RV window sealant" on Amazon or an RV supply store.
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