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Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 04-12-2022, 09:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By tcgoetz
I installed on in my 2020 Tiffin Breeze. I have a...

I installed on in my 2020 Tiffin Breeze. I have a blog entry that describes my install: https://blog.tom-goetz.org/2021/11/installing-macerator-in-2020-tiffin.html
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 05-06-2021, 11:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 716
Posted By tcgoetz
I have a blog article on my reconfiguration of...

I have a blog article on my reconfiguration of the fresh water tank to pump plumbing: https://blog.tom-goetz.org/2021/04/r...-and-pump.html...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-27-2021, 06:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,165
Posted By tcgoetz
2020 Breeze storage procedure

I have a 2020 Breeze and when storing I turn off the chassis disconnect, the inverter disconnect, and the house battery disconnect. The Jaboni solar is wired direct to the battery. I turn it on at at...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 04-19-2021, 07:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,561
Posted By tcgoetz
I can pull mine out with my fingers.

I can pull mine out with my fingers.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 04-19-2021, 07:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,561
Posted By tcgoetz
I have an Inviibrake equipped Jeep. The...

I have an Inviibrake equipped Jeep. The Invisibrake is powered by the Jeep battery. You may have a charge line from the 12v in the umbilical to your toad battery depending on your install.


If I...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 04-18-2021, 05:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 238
Posted By tcgoetz
Adding a Port in a Motorhome Basement for a Low Pressure Propane Accessory Hose

Installed a port for passing a propane extension hose with quick connect fitting through my basement floor for access at the picnic table.


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Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 04-15-2021, 10:53 AM
Replies: 8
Bounder: Magnum Inverter
Views: 488
Posted By tcgoetz
Do you have a remote panel for your inverter like...

Do you have a remote panel for your inverter like this?


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If so, you can read the model and version of your inverter fromt he remote.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 04-14-2021, 04:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 423
Posted By tcgoetz
preside == prewire Hate autocorrect.

preside == prewire


Hate autocorrect.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 04-14-2021, 11:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 423
Posted By tcgoetz
You sure it’s a antenna? More likely it’s your...

You sure it’s a antenna? More likely it’s your preside for solar or satellite.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 04-14-2021, 06:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 699
Posted By tcgoetz
Mechanical prep is good, but I think you need to...

Mechanical prep is good, but I think you need to render any remaining rust inert chemically before you coat it with a product like this: https://www.theruststore.com/Rust-Bullet-Metal-Blast-P376.aspx...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-13-2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 29,997
Posted By tcgoetz
I'll add to this that I see a lot of little dogs...

I'll add to this that I see a lot of little dogs with really bad manners. Just because your dog is little and "cute" doesn't make it OK for your dog to bark continuously and lunge at people and other...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-12-2021, 01:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,191
Posted By tcgoetz
I think the reason to get the MaXXair deluxe is...

I think the reason to get the MaXXair deluxe is to get the one with the integrated rain hood. You can have it open and the fan on while it's raining and it requires no additional clearance over a...
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 04-09-2021, 10:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,673
Posted By tcgoetz
My Napolean came with a griddle plate that...

My Napolean came with a griddle plate that replaces one of the grill plates.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-09-2021, 09:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By tcgoetz
Lots of history in Boston. If you want to see...

Lots of history in Boston. If you want to see Boston, I would stay at Normandy Farms CG in Foxborough MA (where the Patriots play) and drive in from there.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-09-2021, 06:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 688
Posted By tcgoetz
Your outside picture is the same as mine. To my...

Your outside picture is the same as mine. To my knowledge, they all have the dial inside somewhere. My inside dial is in my bedroom closet.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-08-2021, 06:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 688
Posted By tcgoetz
Truma Aqua go has on/off outside on the unit and...

Truma Aqua go has on/off outside on the unit and a control switch inside. You need to switch both off and then on.

Here’s what the inside switch looks like:

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Not sure why it shows...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 03-27-2021, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 848
Posted By tcgoetz
I installed a Pepwave Max Transit Duo for a...

I installed a Pepwave Max Transit Duo for a router, a 12v gigabit switch, and ran cat6 to the entertainment center, a a cat6 WAN run to the wet bay panel. All wired into 12v power, comes on when 12v...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 03-19-2021, 12:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,064
Posted By tcgoetz
I have a TMobile 100GB plan and a Cricket 100GB...

I have a TMobile 100GB plan and a Cricket 100GB plan for now. Will be evaluating current plans and other plans for best match more in the season.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 03-19-2021, 07:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,064
Posted By tcgoetz
My wife and I are used to having a gigabit...

My wife and I are used to having a gigabit internet connection at home. We work remote and use a lot of bandwidth. We wanted to be able to work form the RV sometimes and have our usual internet based...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 03-18-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,721
Posted By tcgoetz
At first the AGS board wouldn't power on. No LED...

At first the AGS board wouldn't power on. No LED on AGS box and "no comm" on Magnum remote. Dealer replaced board and it still wouldn't power on. Tech rewired ground and AGS board powered on, but...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 03-16-2021, 03:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,721
Posted By tcgoetz
2015 OR 35QBA: Driver window switch...

2015 OR 35QBA:


Driver window switch died. Tiffin sent me a new one and I replaced it.



2020 Breeze 33BR:
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 03-12-2021, 06:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,415
Posted By tcgoetz
Invisibrake permanently installed.

Invisibrake permanently installed.
Forum: Boondocking 03-10-2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,419
Posted By tcgoetz
When comparing panels with the same watts, as the...

When comparing panels with the same watts, as the voltage goes up, the amps goes down.


If you using a MPPT charge controller then more volts is good (as long as the combined panel group voltage...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 03-05-2021, 08:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 457
Posted By tcgoetz
The Mobile Solar Power website has detailed...

The Mobile Solar Power website has detailed instructions on this. Look at the Classic 400 watt system and just delete the solar part. It will show how the battery bank, inverter, and 12v appliances...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 03-04-2021, 06:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 300
Posted By tcgoetz
Installing a ME-BMK in a 2020 Tiffin Breeze

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I want to understand our energy usage before I upgrade to LifePO4 batteries or install more solar panels. To that end I'm installed the Magnum ME-BMK that integrates with my...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 03-02-2021, 08:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 852
Posted By tcgoetz
Major highways in NH mostly run north-south....

Major highways in NH mostly run north-south. Coming from the west to the WMNF area you may end up coming across MA and going north into NH or come south from Canada.


Our favorite campground in...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 02-22-2021, 06:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,045
Posted By tcgoetz
Here's part Three of my blog series that details...

Here's part Three of my blog series that details the install:

RV Mobile Internet Part Three: The Install (https://https://blog.tom-goetz.org/2021/02/rv-mobile-internet-part-three-install.html)
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 02-21-2021, 07:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By tcgoetz
We stay there often. The two rows closest to the...

We stay there often. The two rows closest to the beach don’t have tree cover and are more exposed when the wind is up. If you like to bike there are paved bike trails on both sides of the canal....
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 02-19-2021, 01:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,045
Posted By tcgoetz
I should be posting a write up on the...

I should be posting a write up on the installation soon. I need to visit my motorhome in storage again first to take some more photos and do a few tests. The results are good so far.

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Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 02-17-2021, 05:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,531
Posted By tcgoetz
Pepwave Max Transit Duo with Parsec Husky 7in1 on...

Pepwave Max Transit Duo with Parsec Husky 7in1 on extendable mast. Using T-Mobile and Cricket sims. Looking to get Starlink and plug it into the WAN port.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-16-2021, 09:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,042
Posted By tcgoetz
We had a 2015 Tiffin Open Road 35 QBA and now...

We had a 2015 Tiffin Open Road 35 QBA and now have a 2020 Tiffin Breeze 33BR. The drive in the Breeze is a lot better. QBA had CHF. Breeze has IFS and air suspension.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 02-16-2021, 06:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,465
Posted By tcgoetz
Thanks for that info. I'd appreciate it if you...

Thanks for that info. I'd appreciate it if you posted any additional info you get on those.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 02-15-2021, 08:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,465
Posted By tcgoetz
I can comment on the Breeze's drive. I used to...

I can comment on the Breeze's drive. I used to have an 2015 Open Road 35QBA and the difference in the drive is night and day. In the Breeze I have zero push from tractor trailers and only one minor...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 02-13-2021, 05:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,465
Posted By tcgoetz
Also, the 33AA has a bigger fridge and microwave...

Also, the 33AA has a bigger fridge and microwave than the 33BR.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 02-13-2021, 04:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,465
Posted By tcgoetz
I'm 5'10" and I have no issues with the Breeze...

I'm 5'10" and I have no issues with the Breeze interior height, but I have heard that some taller people do. The 33AA is noticeably bigger. We were looking for a smaller DP, if you're not, the 33AA...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 02-11-2021, 10:12 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,246
Posted By tcgoetz
I have the 10A bumper and live in a state that...

I have the 10A bumper and live in a state that requires front license plates. My challenge is fitting the tow bar on the bottom of the bumper, license plate and winch in the remaining space.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-29-2021, 12:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,966
Posted By tcgoetz
I think a lot of class As are decorated to look...

I think a lot of class As are decorated to look like a Vegas hotel room.

We were looking for something that did not look like that and it took some work.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-25-2021, 02:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,754
Posted By tcgoetz
Total Cost Per Day Camped

I can see figuring total cost if your want to compare RV recreation to some other forms of recreations, but I wouldn't do it by cost per mile. Cost per day camped makes more sense to me.


You can...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 12-24-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 606
Posted By tcgoetz
RV Mobile Internet Part Two: The Electronics

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My wife and I need high quality internet access in our motorhome so that we can work sometimes. This a blog article on the second part: setting up the router and switches.

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Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 12-23-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,175
Posted By tcgoetz
I was able to sign up on the website using an...

I was able to sign up on the website using an unused T-Mobile SIM. I was able to get the $50 for 100Gb price even with no other T-mobile lines. Working fine in my Pepwave Max Transit duo. No SMS or...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 12-22-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,113
Posted By tcgoetz
Roku Ultra

+1 for Roku Ultra. Home and RV.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 12-21-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,045
Posted By tcgoetz
I could mount a aluminum disk between the antenna...

I could mount a aluminum disk between the antenna and the pole mount plate. Don't think I'd want one two feet in diameter though.


I have it setup and am running it in my house for a test now. I...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 12-21-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,045
Posted By tcgoetz
Not according to MMH and the pole mount...

Not according to MMH and the pole mount instructions.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 12-21-2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,045
Posted By tcgoetz
I'll post signal levels for retracted vs extended...

I'll post signal levels for retracted vs extended when I install it and again during the season when I've been using it in a few different places. I'll also post on what carriers I settle on part way...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 12-20-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,045
Posted By tcgoetz
That's one of the reasons I'm going with cables...

That's one of the reasons I'm going with cables exiting through the grommet in the box in the bedroom closet into the rear cap. That gets me right to the ladder halfway up where the base of the...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 12-20-2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,045
Posted By tcgoetz
RV Mobile Internet Part One: Extendable Mast Mounted Cellular and WIFI Antenna

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My wife and I need high quality internet access in our motorhome so that we can work sometimes. This a blog article on the first part: assembling a mast mounted antenna. With the mast...
Forum: iRV2 Owners Registry 11-17-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 477
Posted By tcgoetz
Bertie :: 2020 Tiffin Breeze 33BR

2020 Tiffin Breeze 33BR (2020-11-18 00:29:12)
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-17-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,947
Posted By tcgoetz
2020 Breeze with ISB6.7

My 2020 Breeze with ISB 6.7 with 340hp and 700 ft/lbs would disagree with you.
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