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Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-18-2022, 06:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,810
Posted By travelingjw
We are in Orford Or. Small town, multiple RV...

We are in Orford Or. Small town, multiple RV parks. Port Orford RV Villiage has been either full or almost fall for a week. FYI, great park to stay at.
Forum: RV LIFE Trip Wizard - Trip Planner Topics 03-20-2022, 12:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 200
Posted By travelingjw
Thanks, the setting was correct. All of a sudden...

Thanks, the setting was correct. All of a sudden my computer decided to put the email into SPAM.
Forum: RV LIFE Trip Wizard - Trip Planner Topics 03-20-2022, 12:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By travelingjw
I would get it now. it takes a while to learn,...

I would get it now. it takes a while to learn, and a little bit longer to learn how to use it to save yourself some money. Use it in conjunction with campground reviews and it will be worth every...
Forum: RV LIFE Trip Wizard - Trip Planner Topics 03-11-2022, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 200
Posted By travelingjw
Travel Emails Missing

I used to get a daily email when traveling to a new site. This has stopped. Did I somehow change a setting? These were so useful, it had the campground information so we could call from the road...
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 02-21-2022, 01:22 AM
Replies: 1,380
Sticky: Pet Photos
Views: 465,773
Posted By travelingjw
Haley the Rescue Dog

Got Haley one year ago today. Our first rescue of an older dog (she was 2).
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 02-21-2022, 01:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 732
Posted By travelingjw
My concern is more of whether you are stationary...

My concern is more of whether you are stationary or moving. Significant to fostering a dog is to be able to (and you won't know) to provide the dog with a secure and comfortable area. If you are...
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 02-21-2022, 01:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,411
Posted By travelingjw
Our Aussie Healer Mix sometimes starts out on the...

Our Aussie Healer Mix sometimes starts out on the dinette couch where she falls asleep while we are awake. Once we pull the Murphy bed down she will either stay on the dinette until my wife comes to...
Forum: Renegade Motorhome Owner's Forum 02-20-2022, 10:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,036
Posted By travelingjw
X4 for Rhino. Had to buy an "off brand" at one...

X4 for Rhino. Had to buy an "off brand" at one point and did not like the quality. Rhino has worked great for me except when it froze one night and I tripped over it and crushed it. Guess it...
Forum: Jayco Owner's Forum 02-20-2022, 10:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 548
Posted By travelingjw
Just confirming, we have a 2017 Whitehawk and the...

Just confirming, we have a 2017 Whitehawk and the outdoor refrigerator is 120 volt.
Forum: Jayco Owner's Forum 02-20-2022, 09:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 256
Posted By travelingjw
Go to Jayco Owners Forum. There is a "sticky"...

Go to Jayco Owners Forum. There is a "sticky" that lists Mobile Repair Techs. If you find one in your area I am sure they will be able to recommend someone to fix it.
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 02-20-2022, 09:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 771
Posted By travelingjw
Awesome Mod

This is an awesome mod!
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 02-06-2022, 09:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 649
Posted By travelingjw
I just checked on their website. They have an...

I just checked on their website. They have an interactive User Manual where you should be able to get the specific answer.
Forum: RV LIFE Trip Wizard - Trip Planner Topics 02-06-2022, 09:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 910
Posted By travelingjw
Since it appear you are new I would take the...

Since it appear you are new I would take the following steps. In your filters, choose 2 filters at a time and then look at your trip. I had to identify which filter was causing all the campgrounds...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-03-2022, 05:30 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,569
Posted By travelingjw
Since they accepted the money it sure appears to...

Since they accepted the money it sure appears to be a legal contract. The problem will be that to enforce it will take considerable time. I would call the Management on the phone and let him know...
Forum: RV LIFE Trip Wizard - Trip Planner Topics 02-03-2022, 05:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By travelingjw
Go back and check your start date field first. ...

Go back and check your start date field first. Then I would check subsequent dates and manually enter each one. It may be that your start date was not entered correctly or one of the date entry...
Forum: Jayco Owner's Forum 01-29-2022, 10:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 689
Posted By travelingjw
Save yourself some time. When you call Jayco you...

Save yourself some time. When you call Jayco you will need the last 8 numbers of your Vin#.
Forum: Jayco Owner's Forum 01-29-2022, 10:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 846
Posted By travelingjw
Not sure about your area but I would call and...

Not sure about your area but I would call and check to see what the priority level will be for your warranty service. Out here on the West Cost, most dealers, if you did not purchase your trailer...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 01-29-2022, 10:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,350
Posted By travelingjw
I have the TST for a very simple reason. I want...

I have the TST for a very simple reason. I want the system to warn me if something is wrong, rather than "watching" pressures as I'm driving. I didn't mount the screen, just keep it in the door...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 01-29-2022, 10:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 478
Posted By travelingjw
I had a different reason for using the booster...

I had a different reason for using the booster though TST stated that it was optional for my length of TT (26'). I have the TPMS to warn me of an issue. The booster was not expensive. I put one on...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 01-27-2022, 06:19 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,800
Posted By travelingjw
I also have my trailer tires balanced. Any way...

I also have my trailer tires balanced. Any way that I can minimize vibration is something I will do. Many complain about how poorly TT's are constructed but I used to build homes and am amazed that...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 01-27-2022, 06:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By travelingjw
Above suggestions are great. In addition, it is...

Above suggestions are great. In addition, it is critical that you check the routes before and during your trip. We just received notice that they are going to close the road to Glacier Point (not on...
Forum: New Member Check-In 01-27-2022, 12:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By travelingjw
Welcome to the forum. If this is your first RV,...

Welcome to the forum. If this is your first RV, review the information you get on the forum by looking at the contributors. Almost all are darn good people but there are some who "don't really know...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 01-27-2022, 12:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 607
Posted By travelingjw
You paid for the warranty and something is wrong....

You paid for the warranty and something is wrong. Since it is usable I would wait at least a few months and see if any other issues come up. Dealers are busy so putting into the Service department...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 01-26-2022, 03:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,611
Posted By travelingjw
Agee with above. We stayed there and the big rigs...

Agee with above. We stayed there and the big rigs had no problem. There are a few spots to park if you need to disconnect. Make reservations and have fun!
Forum: RV LIFE Trip Wizard - Trip Planner Topics 01-25-2022, 07:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,140
Posted By travelingjw
Reorder Stops

Bill,
I made a copy of my trip. I then exported my route to Excel so I had a guide. Then I just moved each stop manually, checked it against Excel and was done. Took me less than 5 minutes, I had...
Forum: RV LIFE Trip Wizard - Trip Planner Topics 01-11-2022, 09:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 257
Posted By travelingjw
Phone # on Email

Hi Sue,
Thanks, and I agree. But the reason I suggest that this be included as it allows us to open up the email on the phone rather than having to "search" for the paper printout. The email is...
Forum: RV LIFE Trip Wizard - Trip Planner Topics 01-09-2022, 04:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 257
Posted By travelingjw
Suggestion for update: Include Phone # on email

Really love the pre-trip email feature. It would be great if they could add the phone number of the campground. We always notify the campground or park 1 -2 hours before our arrival. We use the...
Forum: RV LIFE Trip Wizard - Trip Planner Topics 10-25-2021, 04:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 613
Posted By travelingjw
Wow, you must know my wife, I don't make sense to...

Wow, you must know my wife, I don't make sense to her either :).
1. Already subscribe to RVTW.
2. I want to use the RV GPS to assure I don't route travel through a place where my TT shouldn't be....
Forum: RV LIFE Trip Wizard - Trip Planner Topics 10-25-2021, 04:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 613
Posted By travelingjw
Hi, I will try to communicate more accurately. I...

Hi, I will try to communicate more accurately. I already am a TW subscriber and I have RV life app. What I don't understand; is the RV Life App map that includes filters for my specific RV included...
Forum: RV LIFE Trip Wizard - Trip Planner Topics 10-25-2021, 11:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 613
Posted By travelingjw
RVTW and RVLife "routing."

Read an article that confused me regarding the connection between these two apps. It stated that RV life "GPS routing" connects to TW. But do you need RV Life pro to translate the data on your RV...
Forum: RV LIFE Trip Wizard - Trip Planner Topics 10-25-2021, 11:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 992
Posted By travelingjw
We've used RVTW for two years. We use it as a...

We've used RVTW for two years. We use it as a trip planner for major routes and campground selections. We also check routes with a Rand McNally map. When driving we have used WAZE but are now...
Forum: RV LIFE Trip Wizard - Trip Planner Topics 06-17-2021, 08:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 324
Posted By travelingjw
Fascinating. I just emailed it to myself again...

Fascinating. I just emailed it to myself again but this time it included the zip codes. In addition, unless it is set up to email prior to each departure along the way, I am not sure how I ever...
Forum: RV LIFE Trip Wizard - Trip Planner Topics 06-16-2021, 09:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 324
Posted By travelingjw
New Trip Summary

Prior to beginning our last trip RV Trip Wizard Emailed me a summary of the entire trip with Campgrounds, Distance, etc. The only thing they were missing was the zip code. Having the zip code is...
Forum: RV LIFE Trip Wizard - Trip Planner Topics 05-20-2021, 07:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 550
Posted By travelingjw
My bad, sorry about that. The roads I am...

My bad, sorry about that. The roads I am referring to are in Arizona.
Forum: RV LIFE Trip Wizard - Trip Planner Topics 05-20-2021, 11:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 550
Posted By travelingjw
! "No Route Available... Unpaved Road..Freeway

I am planning a trip on hi-way 160 and hi-way 40. These are major roads yet I keep getting the message that "no route available without an unpaved road. What am I misunderstanding?
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 04-02-2021, 01:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,250
Posted By travelingjw
Ball bearing/spring assembly in 1/4" NPT propane fitting

The enclosed photo shows the parts that came out of my propane hose that connects to the auto change propane regulator. I don't know which side of the spring the ball bearing belongs on. I also...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 01-18-2021, 11:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,438
Posted By travelingjw
I have a 2017 Whitehawk. The front low point...

I have a 2017 Whitehawk. The front low point drain (fresh water tank) has a valve located below the underbelly. The rear low point drain actually comes from inside the TT. One valve is under the...
Forum: RV LIFE Trip Wizard - Trip Planner Topics 01-18-2021, 11:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 402
Posted By travelingjw
No Microsoft: How you export to Google Docs

RVTW changed the printing output last year. Since I no longer pay for Microsoft I had to find a way to print to Google Sheets since there is no export to anything other than Excel.
The simple...
Forum: RV LIFE Trip Wizard - Trip Planner Topics 01-18-2021, 11:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By travelingjw
I found the problem. When I was search for a...

I found the problem. When I was search for a Campground such as a campground near a POI, I didn't realize I had to zoom into the campground icon; it was often hidden. All fixed now.
Forum: RV LIFE Trip Wizard - Trip Planner Topics 01-18-2021, 10:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By travelingjw
Actually, I have selected these campgrounds in...

Actually, I have selected these campgrounds in exactly the same way as the others. I've even deleted the first icon and the same thing happened again.
Forum: RV LIFE Trip Wizard - Trip Planner Topics 01-17-2021, 02:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By travelingjw
Pin Icon H and S

I am planning a trip and at campgrounds where I have already put into the trip show up with an icon "H" and and icon "S". No information in the pin icon legend.
Forum: RV LIFE Trip Wizard - Trip Planner Topics 07-04-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 970
Posted By travelingjw
You can find the index of all the icons in...

You can find the index of all the icons in "getting started."
Forum: RV LIFE Trip Wizard - Trip Planner Topics 07-04-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 504
Posted By travelingjw
Thanks to all of you who tried to help. I...

Thanks to all of you who tried to help. I contacted support and was on the phone with them when the problem solved itself. Neither of us have any idea. Now my camp stops are clearly designated;...
Forum: RV LIFE Trip Wizard - Trip Planner Topics 07-04-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 579
Posted By travelingjw
We are subscribed to Trip Wizard a few months ago...

We are subscribed to Trip Wizard a few months ago after Good Sam trashed their planner (even though they keep promising it will get better). Thanks to those that suggested how to deal with the gas...
Forum: RV LIFE Trip Wizard - Trip Planner Topics 07-04-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,533
Posted By travelingjw
I use a laptop for planning all trips. The...

I use a laptop for planning all trips. The keyboard is easier. In addition, I have a second screen that makes it more beneficial. We carry the IPAD while traveling, but the laptop on the road is...
Forum: RV LIFE Trip Wizard - Trip Planner Topics 07-04-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,018
Posted By travelingjw
Hi Sue, Thanks, I had that one. TripWizard...

Hi Sue,
Thanks, I had that one. TripWizard support got back to me and confirmed the view that I used to use has been changed to the one you just posted. They said they had too many problems with...
Forum: RV LIFE Trip Wizard - Trip Planner Topics 07-02-2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,018
Posted By travelingjw
Thanks, I tried that but I think they need to fix...

Thanks, I tried that but I think they need to fix this. Why should I have to print a new spread sheet anytime I update the trip. The trip is over a month long with a number of stops, POI's etc. The...
Forum: RV LIFE Trip Wizard - Trip Planner Topics 07-02-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,018
Posted By travelingjw
Cannot Print Full Itinerary

Thanks, I tried this but it is the same issue. While it consolidates the columns, it leave out both the "phone" and the Lat/Long column. I could live with out Lat/Long but we use the phone column...
Forum: RV LIFE Trip Wizard - Trip Planner Topics 07-01-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,018
Posted By travelingjw
Printing just the Itinerary

I printed my itinerary, which included all information about each stop, campground etc. Now when I try to print I cannot get the full information. It always includes the map. Did they change a...
Forum: RV LIFE Trip Wizard - Trip Planner Topics 06-24-2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 504
Posted By travelingjw
Booked Campgrounds on Maps

I am new TW, have searched posts etc. I have selected 8 campgrounds along the route. Is there anyway that the map will show the campgrounds as stops. For example, GS route planner numbers the...
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