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Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-07-2012, 11:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,131
Posted By hwyd
Thank you all for the help. Between all the...

Thank you all for the help. Between all the suggestions I was able to complete the repair. Sorry for delay in posting a reply, but have been with out internet for a while and health issues.
...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-03-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,131
Posted By hwyd
No worries. Any help is better than no help... :)

No worries. Any help is better than no help... :)
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-02-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,131
Posted By hwyd
It's the metal trim. Almost a u shape with some...

It's the metal trim. Almost a u shape with some type of strip at each end that is almost a foam like quality that is about half an in long on the inside where the old butyl putty tape ran. Sorry been...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-02-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,131
Posted By hwyd
Re-sealing the trim underneath the overcab.

Been a long while since I have posted. But have a question. Working on finishing fixing a leak. Got to the trim on the underside of the over cab. The trim had a layer of butyl putty tape in it, but...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 01-08-2012, 11:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,053
Posted By hwyd
Yea the steps have that thin metal with the under...

Yea the steps have that thin metal with the under coat on it as well. Was actually thinking of undoing the pull out sofa/bed so I could deep clean under it. Wonder if I will have to get under the...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 01-04-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,053
Posted By hwyd
I haven't been able to start on the repair yet...

I haven't been able to start on the repair yet unfortunately. Still waiting on getting the material till I know I will have time in the shop to do the work. Is the step well box mostly wood on the...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-28-2011, 07:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,053
Posted By hwyd
Very good suggestion. I will go down to one of...

Very good suggestion. I will go down to one of those shops and price them.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-28-2011, 06:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,053
Posted By hwyd
Cool. Well I do have the carpentry skills for the...

Cool. Well I do have the carpentry skills for the most part, my boss can help with the parts that I don't.. Sounds like a valid point on the metal cover holding the moisture in.
Thanks GA Traveler!
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-28-2011, 06:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,053
Posted By hwyd
Steps problem

I have a 29' class c 2000/2001 Fleetwood Jamboree. Used to be a rental unit before I bot it. Anyways from the wear and tear of being rented, and the full time use my family has added. The...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 09-04-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 16,356
Posted By hwyd
Very good job, and enjoyed being able to see the...

Very good job, and enjoyed being able to see the pictures as you went along. Think before the rain sets in here, I should probably check ours out. I know the trim molding on the outside the covers...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-19-2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 956
Posted By hwyd
RE: o2 Sensors

Update: Found a code reader for the ODB-II that showed the voltages and such on the o2 sensors. They were both bad from what the reader was showing. So I ended up replacing them both.

Found 2 o2...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-13-2011, 10:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 956
Posted By hwyd
Thank you Gary. I wasn't for sure the best place...

Thank you Gary. I wasn't for sure the best place to post, so this helps a lot. Greatly Appreciated.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-13-2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 956
Posted By hwyd
o2 Sensors

Been a while since my last post. So first off. Hi to everyone. Long time no see... Second off. I am getting ready to change the o2 sensors on my motorhome. It is a 2001 Fleetwood Jamboree 29z, with a...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 05-01-2011, 11:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,080
Posted By hwyd
Thank you everyone for your help. I think one of...

Thank you everyone for your help. I think one of those will do the trick then. I will pick some up while I am out on errands in the morning. And fyi... i officially hate sewer hoses now... lol... for...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 04-30-2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,080
Posted By hwyd
Adhesive on outside fiberglass

When we bought our mh, there was and still is adhesive from what looks like tape used to hold up signs on the fiberglass outside walls. Any suggestions for removal without damage to the fiberglass?
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 04-27-2011, 09:13 PM
Replies: 1,361
Sticky: Pet Photos
Views: 455,824
Posted By hwyd
A pet update

Well Baby Gizmo now has a friend to enjoy her time with in the motorhome. DW decided that since I had a kitty, she had to have her bunny. So she found a mini-rex to keep her company. But seems Baby...
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 01-19-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 1,361
Sticky: Pet Photos
Views: 455,824
Posted By hwyd
Updated pics of Baby Gizmo

I thought I would upload a couple of updated pics of Baby Gizmo. She has now been with us for a little over 2 months. And is in love with the rv lifestyle. She now things that she is Queen of the RV....
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 01-04-2011, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,200
Posted By hwyd
The panel was one of the first things i...

The panel was one of the first things i suggested. But I will have them look again today. I also suggested to them, that when they turn on the water heater switch, to listen for the clicks of the...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 01-04-2011, 12:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,200
Posted By hwyd
A water heater question from my mom

My mom has a 1995 sun-lite travel trailer that is 24 feet long. She is having trouble locating the water heater and since I'm not near her, I can't check. Could anyone give me some ideas that I could...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 12-30-2010, 09:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,813
Posted By hwyd
Just an update. The water heater is leaking....

Just an update. The water heater is leaking. Found the leak around the burner tube on the left. Will be replacing the water heater when I get my financial aide from school in January. DIY project....
Forum: Just Conversation 12-24-2010, 10:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 770
Posted By hwyd
Back in Oregon for Christmas with family and...

Back in Oregon for Christmas with family and friends. Cold, but no snow. I'm still dreaming of a White Christmas. Happy holidays to you and yours.
Forum: Just Conversation 12-24-2010, 05:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 770
Posted By hwyd
The Night Before Christmas - RV Style

Boondocking the night b4 Christmas and all through the rv, we enjoy each others company and wait for Christmas day.

To spend time with the ones you love on one of the best nights of the year. I...
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 12-16-2010, 12:43 PM
Replies: 1,361
Sticky: Pet Photos
Views: 455,824
Posted By hwyd
Most assuredly. As soon as I get my next check,...

Most assuredly. As soon as I get my next check, she will be going in for some grooming, as well as a chip.
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 12-16-2010, 01:15 AM
Replies: 1,361
Sticky: Pet Photos
Views: 455,824
Posted By hwyd
Talking 7261 This is my buddy Baby Gizmo. We adopted...

7261
This is my buddy Baby Gizmo. We adopted her from a family that could not take care of here any more. She is primarily an indoor cat. So we are transitioning her to full time indoor cat. We are...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 12-10-2010, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,170
Posted By hwyd
I will have to check into the terracotta sheets....

I will have to check into the terracotta sheets. That's a good idea.
Thanks Alleyman
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-08-2010, 09:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,802
Posted By hwyd
We call our rig Big Mamma and our car Baby.

We call our rig Big Mamma and our car Baby.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 12-08-2010, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,170
Posted By hwyd
Thanks for the reply. That got me thinking. The...

Thanks for the reply. That got me thinking. The reason for the heat resistance is because we use a toaster oven. And It would be nice to be able to set hot items off the stove. So anyways, that got...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 12-08-2010, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,170
Posted By hwyd
Damaged wood work.

I am thinking about rebuilding some of the wooded areas in our mh. Namely the dinette seats, table, the kitchen counter-top and small wall divider/cabinet support at the edge of the counter-top...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 12-08-2010, 02:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,294
Posted By hwyd
Another thing to look for, depending whether you...

Another thing to look for, depending whether you do more boondocking or shoreline hook-ups is 12volt or 120volt or combination of both electric dehumidifiers. We use both the electric dehumidifiers,...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 12-04-2010, 03:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,836
Posted By hwyd
Thank you everyone. Well, I will continue with...

Thank you everyone. Well, I will continue with the windows/vents being open, like usual. Picked up a squeegee for the shower walls and also picked up a 12 volt and a 120 volt dehumidifier to use...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 12-03-2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,813
Posted By hwyd
OK, checked for the gap and there is a gap......

OK, checked for the gap and there is a gap... Thought that I had did that last time I cleaned in that area... Will take a closer look during day light to see if I see something new. Flashlight just...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 12-03-2010, 02:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,813
Posted By hwyd
That's a good idea for me to check that today,...

That's a good idea for me to check that today, since my tech had to cancel due to family matters. That also brings another thought to mind. On those styrofome insulated water heaters... Are they...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 12-02-2010, 06:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,813
Posted By hwyd
That's dumb of me, I didn't even think to note...

That's dumb of me, I didn't even think to note the temperature of the water. I will do that after dinner. I also have a time setup tomorrow to take the rv in to my rv tech friend to have him look and...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 12-02-2010, 01:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,813
Posted By hwyd
The only other place I found water built up was...

The only other place I found water built up was in the shore-line compartment. But I couldn't locate where it may be coming from on the walls of the compartment. At first I was thinking it was rain...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 12-01-2010, 09:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,813
Posted By hwyd
One of the first things I did when I noticed this...

One of the first things I did when I noticed this going on. If outside, you hear the sound, but it is quiet and muffled, where as inside, you can hear quiet but clearly, with that and the little bit...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 12-01-2010, 07:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,813
Posted By hwyd
My thoughts are that it is possibly a pin hole...

My thoughts are that it is possibly a pin hole leak in either the water heater or water line. But with the limited space, where I suspect it to be, I can't see or feel where it might be. Hence the...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 12-01-2010, 04:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,813
Posted By hwyd
Hiss from either water line or water heater

Not sure this is the correct forum for this post, but thought since it is a class c Fleetwood, that it's the closest I can think of.

I have a Fleetwood Jamboree Class C 29z mh hooked up to city...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-23-2010, 05:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 913
Posted By hwyd
Willamette Valley. Eugene/Springfield area of...

Willamette Valley. Eugene/Springfield area of Oregon
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-23-2010, 01:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 913
Posted By hwyd
Talking First Snow

Well, we finally got our first snow here in the valley. I love it!

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6760

Just hope it continues. I miss the snow!

Vick/Daniel:confused: :D
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 11-22-2010, 08:39 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 270,916
Posted By hwyd
OK, coolies. I didn't know for sure. I just...

OK, coolies. I didn't know for sure. I just getting setup with watching recalls for the first time and that popped up. But glad everyone cought it before me. lol

Vick/Daniel
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 11-22-2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 270,916
Posted By hwyd
Another Norcold Recall Issued

This just showed up on some of my alerts today. May be of interest to Norcold users.

Norcold Recall (https://www.norcoldrecall.com/)
If it's an old one, i apologize. It just showed up on my list...
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 11-22-2010, 12:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,452
Posted By hwyd
Tis the season

Welp, it's that time of year again. But now. Since my wife and I are grandparents of a 1 year old grandson. (For those that don't know. DW and I have 3 kids. 1 lives with us, 1 is grown up and moved...
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 11-22-2010, 12:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,447
Posted By hwyd
Oh such a good thread to read when trying to...

Oh such a good thread to read when trying to relax before bed, after working hard on weatherstripping and insulating the mh. The only male in the mh of 3 peeps. 1 wife and 1 daughter. I forget to put...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-19-2010, 09:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,777
Posted By hwyd
RE: medical center w/rv parking

This isn't in Washington, but it is a hospital/medical center that has rv parking. It's in Springfield, OR at Sacred Heart Medical Center @ River Bend, part of the Peace Health network. They have...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 11-10-2010, 04:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,836
Posted By hwyd
RE: Window Condensation

Very good information. I will make sure to get everyone to start wiping things down after showers and all. Cooking, we always have the fan running, and 1 to 2 windows open, depending on outside...
Forum: New Member Check-In 11-10-2010, 04:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 612
Posted By hwyd
Nice, Thank you. I will be sure to check that out...

Nice, Thank you. I will be sure to check that out tonight. Looks like a good info resource for me to keep at hand.

Daniel/Vick:confused:
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 11-09-2010, 03:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,836
Posted By hwyd
RE: Window Condensation

Thank you for the heads up. Unfortunately our rv didn't come with the manual when we bought it used. But I found out today that I can possibly order one from Fleetwood, so I am going to try and...
Forum: New Member Check-In 11-08-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 612
Posted By hwyd
Deffenatly will work more on those. I have been...

Deffenatly will work more on those. I have been working on computers and web programming for some time. Was thinking the degree might help stabilize our standing with current and new customers. But...
Forum: New Member Check-In 11-08-2010, 07:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 612
Posted By hwyd
She is 12 and in the 7th grade. That would be...

She is 12 and in the 7th grade. That would be very nice. Would help out a lot. Thank you

Daniel/Vick:confused:
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 11-08-2010, 07:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,005
Posted By hwyd
RE: Onboard propane question

All really good ideas, thoughts and suggestions. I really appreciate the help and everyone's time with this. Thank you so much. I think I will start working on a support mechanism for stabilizing the...
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