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Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 09-23-2022, 08:47 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,428
Posted By 4ina4x4
Thanks, Ted - appreciate the info! Great...

Thanks, Ted - appreciate the info! Great sticker!

Mary
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 09-21-2022, 12:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 660
Posted By 4ina4x4
One thing we didn't think to check (and should...

One thing we didn't think to check (and should have) was the backflush system. A valve had been installed backward and the system didn't work.

Congratulations on your new rig and best wishes for...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 09-21-2022, 09:37 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,428
Posted By 4ina4x4
That's a great report - and an amazing turnout! ...

That's a great report - and an amazing turnout! (See what you started, Jim?!) Appreciate your sharing so many details. Dave, the video is excellent! I'm sure Ted was happy for the help, and it was...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 09-14-2022, 03:14 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,428
Posted By 4ina4x4
Jim, you must use the cleanest firewood in the...

Jim, you must use the cleanest firewood in the northeast!
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 09-14-2022, 05:08 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,428
Posted By 4ina4x4
What I'd like to know is how Jim keeps the bed of...

What I'd like to know is how Jim keeps the bed of his pickup that clean when he's camping. :confused:

Have fun at the Rally, all!

Mary
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-03-2022, 08:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 306
Posted By 4ina4x4
Gotta love this forum! I can't tell you how much...

Gotta love this forum! I can't tell you how much we appreciate all of this intel.

Thanks much!

Mary
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-02-2022, 04:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 306
Posted By 4ina4x4
Our thanks to all of you for the excellent...

Our thanks to all of you for the excellent information. We're much more comfortable taking the truck into the city knowing we have options. Appreciate your help!

Mary
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-01-2022, 05:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 306
Posted By 4ina4x4
Parking for the pickup in New Orleans near the French Quarter?

Can anyone suggest parking options for a pickup truck while visiting the French Quarter and the New Orleans Jazz Museum? We're concerned about accessing parking garages due to the height of the...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 08-27-2022, 06:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 418
Posted By 4ina4x4
Welcome to the forum! We did a couple of...

Welcome to the forum!

We did a couple of segments of the Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes last year, not the entire 70+ mile trail. We used Albert's Landing in Kingston as our home base for the...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 08-23-2022, 05:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By 4ina4x4
An old review on Yelp indicated that the...

An old review on Yelp indicated that the campground closed in 2009 due to frequent flooding. The Vermont State Parks website does confirm that North Hero is day use only and the park is in a flood...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-18-2022, 04:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 268
Posted By 4ina4x4
If there are any Tractor Suppy Company locations...

If there are any Tractor Suppy Company locations in the area, it would be worth checking to see if they offer propane. Those that do typically charge a very reasonable per gallon price. TSC is our...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 08-07-2022, 05:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By 4ina4x4
Congratulations, Bill, to you and your wife on...

Congratulations, Bill, to you and your wife on your new rig! Happy to hear that it was a positive experience. Next up - get out there and start making memories!

Best wishes for many years of...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-07-2022, 05:03 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,713
Posted By 4ina4x4
Thanks for posting an interesting and informative...

Thanks for posting an interesting and informative report from the front lines. Absolutely loved the comment "if it doesn't have a ladder you can't walk in the roof". My favorite from a personal...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 07-30-2022, 05:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 567
Posted By 4ina4x4
Best wishes for many years of happy camping...

Best wishes for many years of happy camping adventures with your new ORV! :thumb:

Mary
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 07-26-2022, 05:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 234
Posted By 4ina4x4
I still love ferry rides and I'm many decades...

I still love ferry rides and I'm many decades older than your girls. The beauty of this lifestyle is that the journey often is as delightful as the destination. I'll bet they not only enjoy, but...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 07-25-2022, 05:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 234
Posted By 4ina4x4
If your budget can handle the cost of the ferry,...

If your budget can handle the cost of the ferry, that's what I'd suggest. I would also suggest making a reservation, if possible. We chose to drive, and came up through Tacoma and across the...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 07-22-2022, 11:44 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,428
Posted By 4ina4x4
More group photos for old time's sake . . .

As a follow up to Jim's posting of the group photo from the inaugural East Coast Rally in 2018, here are the group photos from 2019 (Danforth Bay in Freedom, New Hampshire) and 2020 (Northampton...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 07-22-2022, 11:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 488
Posted By 4ina4x4
Roy and Dolores, I can't help you out with your...

Roy and Dolores, I can't help you out with your storage question, but I did want to say welcome to the forum and the the Outdoors RV Owners group. I hope the time passes quickly for you during the...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 07-16-2022, 04:56 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,428
Posted By 4ina4x4
Doug and Deanna . . . Congratulations on your new...

Doug and Deanna . . . Congratulations on your new rig! I'll bet you're thrilled that the long wait is over. Best wishes for many years of happy and memorable camping adventures ahead!

Jim . . ....
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 07-16-2022, 04:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,027
Posted By 4ina4x4
After a year and a half of research, we drove...

After a year and a half of research, we drove from the northeast to the west coast to purchase our ORV. Five years in, every time we take it out we comment on what a great decision it was and how...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 06-25-2022, 05:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 151
Posted By 4ina4x4
X 2 on Alder Lake. We'd stay there again in a...

X 2 on Alder Lake. We'd stay there again in a heartbeat.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 06-14-2022, 04:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 392
Posted By 4ina4x4
Wow, just wow! This is heartbreaking from so...

Wow, just wow! This is heartbreaking from so many different perspectives - ruined vacations for many prospective visitors, damage to wildlife habitats, impacts to the workload of the NPS staff and...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 06-01-2022, 07:48 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,428
Posted By 4ina4x4
That was good thinking, Leaf-Peeper - on the spot...

That was good thinking, Leaf-Peeper - on the spot interviews! I have to admit that the bridge situation intrigues me even though we're not able to attend the rally. So, I went on YouTube. There...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 05-23-2022, 06:06 PM
Replies: 621
Views: 97,174
Posted By 4ina4x4
On May 13th, we spotted an ORV eastbound on I-40...

On May 13th, we spotted an ORV eastbound on I-40 near Winston-Salem, North Carolina, being towed by a dark colored pickup. It's both a pleasure and a surprise to spot one on this side of the...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 05-23-2022, 05:58 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,428
Posted By 4ina4x4
Yay! Progress! :dance:

Yay! Progress! :dance:
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 05-22-2022, 02:51 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,428
Posted By 4ina4x4
Jim, Leaf-Peeper has been updating the initial...

Jim, Leaf-Peeper has been updating the initial rally post on page 1 of this thread - 20 reservations at last count. That's both amazing and heartwarming. See what you started?! :thumb:

Mary
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 05-12-2022, 10:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 704
Posted By 4ina4x4
Here are a few things that have worked for our...

Here are a few things that have worked for our family . . .

Regarding stops . . . We often use Roadside America (https://www.roadsideamerica.com/) and Only in Your State...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 04-29-2022, 04:14 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,428
Posted By 4ina4x4
Excellent news - you must be thrilled to see the...

Excellent news - you must be thrilled to see the finish line in sight! :thumb:

Better start planning some adventures . . .

Mary
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 04-28-2022, 04:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 704
Posted By 4ina4x4
We've made seven cross-country camping trips...

We've made seven cross-country camping trips (three of them with kids) and countless runs down the east coast to Florida. If you're comfortable traveling to Florida in two full, straight days of...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 04-19-2022, 05:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 952
Posted By 4ina4x4
Welcome to the forum! As Dave said, there's...

Welcome to the forum!

As Dave said, there's no right or wrong answer. It depends on your preferences, how often the youngsters would be traveling with you and how much you dislike breaking down...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-14-2022, 09:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,768
Posted By 4ina4x4
Our story reads like Jack's, and his comment...

Our story reads like Jack's, and his comment about staying in a campground that meets his needs probably rings true for the many RVers who log a lot of road miles each year. We "camped" at the...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-09-2022, 05:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,513
Posted By 4ina4x4
We have not stayed at Fishing Bridge, but we have...

We have not stayed at Fishing Bridge, but we have stayed at Grizzly and Mammoth which is another campground within the National Park. Grizzly is a lovely campground, but there is something magical...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 04-02-2022, 12:43 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,428
Posted By 4ina4x4
Considering the fact that the inaugural East...

Considering the fact that the inaugural East Coast ORV Owners Rally was just organized in 2018 by Superslif (where are you, Jim?!) and this is only the 5th Rally, I think 18 reservations represents...
Forum: Just Conversation 04-02-2022, 12:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 686
Posted By 4ina4x4
In addition to Roadside America...

In addition to Roadside America (https://www.roadsideamerica.com/), I like Only in Your State (https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/).

Only in Your State allows you to search by topic (such as...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 03-01-2022, 11:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,367
Posted By 4ina4x4
My husband built a four bike rack out of PVC pipe...

My husband built a four bike rack out of PVC pipe that fits in the truck bed. The bikes are strapped down to the tie down loops with a ratchet strap. After we unload the bikes, we put the rack next...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 03-01-2022, 11:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,367
Posted By 4ina4x4
I see your point and will check in with our son...

I see your point and will check in with our son for additional information. They just used the TT once at the end of the 2021 season, and may not have taken the bikes with them on that inaugural...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 03-01-2022, 07:22 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 17,573
Posted By 4ina4x4
Good for you - hope all goes well! :thumb: ...

Good for you - hope all goes well! :thumb:

Mary
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 03-01-2022, 04:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,367
Posted By 4ina4x4
Our son uses a "duel hitch receiver" on his...

Our son uses a "duel hitch receiver" on his Silverado 1500 for their bikes when towing his jet ski or TT. It seems like I remember him mentioning an extender - I'm guessing that whether or not you...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 02-28-2022, 06:56 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 17,573
Posted By 4ina4x4
Would love to say we'll be there but . . . Our...

Would love to say we'll be there but . . . Our calendar is already booked up that weekend. Winhall Brook looks like a good choice - have fun!

Mary
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 02-22-2022, 05:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By 4ina4x4
John, speaking about the northeast, by the end of...

John, speaking about the northeast, by the end of April we're usually finished with any "regular" winter precipitation. That being said, oddities do occasionally occur - my parents were married in...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 02-15-2022, 06:37 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 17,573
Posted By 4ina4x4
Love, love, love COE campgrounds!!! Winhall...

Love, love, love COE campgrounds!!! Winhall Brook is currently enjoying a 9.0 rating (21 reviews) on CampgroundReviews.com. The water and electric sites are on the "south side" and, apparently ,...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 02-15-2022, 06:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 834
Posted By 4ina4x4
We made reservations at Bayou Segnette State Park...

We made reservations at Bayou Segnette State Park for later this year based on the recommendation of a fellow RV lifestyle blogger. No personal experience to report though.

Mary
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 02-15-2022, 06:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,977
Posted By 4ina4x4
Every National Park has its own personality and...

Every National Park has its own personality and unique features, so what one person may enjoy another may not. That being said, we did the same trip with our kids some years back during the summer...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 02-10-2022, 09:23 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 17,573
Posted By 4ina4x4
Hi, Laura, The East Coast Rally is a...

Hi, Laura,

The East Coast Rally is a tradition started by SuperSlif back in 2018. Although it's fully supported by ORV, the company doesn't organize it or sponsor it like they do with the West...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 02-10-2022, 04:38 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 17,573
Posted By 4ina4x4
Hi, Kathy! I'm wondering if the TSD Fuel...

Hi, Kathy! I'm wondering if the TSD Fuel Discount Program is what was mentioned. We use gas so I don't know any details, but it has been discussed on iRV2 before. Try plugging that topic in the...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-02-2022, 04:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 302
Posted By 4ina4x4
Try the Search and Find option under TTs on...

Try the Search and Find option under TTs on RvingPlanet.com. That site was a huge help when we were shopping for a rear living floor plan five years ago.

Good luck with your quest!

Mary
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 02-01-2022, 11:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By 4ina4x4
I had asked that same question last year and...

I had asked that same question last year and received a helpful reply from twogypsies who quoted the Mountain West Directory for me. (We've since purchased our own copy - very useful.) Here's the...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 01-30-2022, 05:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 984
Posted By 4ina4x4
Consider a stop in the old western town of...

Consider a stop in the old western town of Wallace, Idaho. It's on I-90, a hour east of Coeur d'Alene and two hours west of Missoula. Wallace was established in the 1880's and my understanding is...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 12-31-2021, 05:23 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,474
Posted By 4ina4x4
The Garmin 890 for RVs allows you to create a...

The Garmin 890 for RVs allows you to create a profile for your RV. I'm guessing/assuming/hoping that it chooses the route based on that profile and other preferences you select. That being said, I...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 12-31-2021, 05:18 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,474
Posted By 4ina4x4
For us, a few reasons . . . Having the audio...

For us, a few reasons . . . Having the audio instructions from the GPS is helpful, especially when traffic is heavy and you're trying to keep all eyes out for the numerous idiots on the road. We...
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