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Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports Yesterday, 03:46 PM
Replies: 0
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Posted By Mark99
Jersey Turnpike

I will be passing thru New Jersey next week and need to stop for the night. I will be on the Jersey Turnpike. Does anyone know if you can overnight in the rest areas? Or can anyone recommend a...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 05-16-2021, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By Mark99
Just for clarification I mean a professional fire...

Just for clarification I mean a professional fire works show not to purchase fireworks.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 05-16-2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By Mark99
Fourth of July and Fireworks

We love fireworks and are looking for someplace to spend the 4th this year. We are leaving PA late June and need to be in ATL GA mid July so anywhere in between. Does anybody have any ideas?
...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-03-2020, 08:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 489
Posted By Mark99
Windshield Replacement

I need my windshield replaced on my class A. Iím in the Atlanta area can anyone recommend somewhere?

Thanks !
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-17-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 950
Posted By Mark99
I use Blue Beacon and have had good results no...

I use Blue Beacon and have had good results no matter what location. Almost every time I go to a no-name truck wash I am disappointed. I usually have the toad and wash it as well. Just watch out for...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-18-2020, 06:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 705
Posted By Mark99
Be aware of what happens to your refrigerator...

Be aware of what happens to your refrigerator also!
Forum: Just Conversation 02-05-2020, 07:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,372
Posted By Mark99
In my motorhome the 110 outlet by the bed is not...

In my motorhome the 110 outlet by the bed is not hooked up to the inverter and we do a lot of dry camping. What I did was tapped into the 12 volt light by the bed. I made up a pigtail with the female...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 01-20-2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,307
Posted By Mark99
Can somebody tell me how to change the service...

Can somebody tell me how to change the service area with dish when I travel out of the area. I think somewhere I saw that I can do it thru a online chat so I don't even have to talk to someone.
...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-13-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 440,616
Posted By Mark99
I have a similar setup in my Winnebago and like...

I have a similar setup in my Winnebago and like you had not come up with a way to fix it. Mine has a retractable TV behind it to further limit space but I think this might work. Please update after...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-23-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 639
Posted By Mark99
FYI, the classifieds donít work on the phone. You...

FYI, the classifieds donít work on the phone. You have to use a computer.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 10-27-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 511
Posted By Mark99
Check out Mama Gertieís. We stayed there and it...

Check out Mama Gertieís. We stayed there and it was a great place. Try to get a spot at the top, the view is tremendous.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 10-26-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,038
Posted By Mark99
I see someone mentioned one in Lakeland Florida....

I see someone mentioned one in Lakeland Florida. Weíve always wanted to go to one and are going to the Daytona 500 which is 2 weeks before so weíll be in the area. Has anyone been to it to give us a...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 10-11-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,533
Posted By Mark99
I have had that happen to me a couple times. I...

I have had that happen to me a couple times. I donít Down shift and I donít drive with 2 feet. It has not happened often enough to figure out what actions cause it.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-06-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 17,569
Posted By Mark99
Dog and Parrot are always with us. That is a...

Dog and Parrot are always with us. That is a large part of why we enjoy traveling in an RV.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-10-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 575
Posted By Mark99
I had a similar problem and found the valve which...

I had a similar problem and found the valve which directs water to the system or to the tank to be ajar so it was pumping the water back into the tank.
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 07-08-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 737
Posted By Mark99
Ferry from New London CT to Orient Point NY

Iíve used it many times. A warning though, the last time I used it they put us and some trucks on last in the center row and it was so tight on the sides if I tried to open the door the step would...
Forum: Just Conversation 05-21-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,806
Posted By Mark99
Have been to Vegas, Phoenix, and Fontana already....

Have been to Vegas, Phoenix, and Fontana already. Going to Kentucky. Will probably hit a couple more. As for short track racing I have been to Thompson Connecticut already this year and will hit some...
Forum: Just Conversation 05-21-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,769
Posted By Mark99
I just got my spot for Kentucky. Infield...

I just got my spot for Kentucky. Infield trackside was $550. for spot and two adults. $50. each for grandkids under 12.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-20-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 643
Posted By Mark99
Rain water leak

Last weekend we were riding in our 2014 Winnebago Sightseer which if your not familiar is a class A. It was raining hard and we were riding about 60mph and DW who was sitting in passenger seat said...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-27-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 318
Posted By Mark99
Front Sliding Windows

I posted this on the Winnebago forum but didn't find anyone who had done this repair so I am posting here as this may not be a Winnebago specific problem and I think I'll reach a broader group here....
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-27-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,170
Posted By Mark99
I prefer to to connect my laptop to my phone with...

I prefer to to connect my laptop to my phone with a cord than create a hotspot. It may not make a difference but I feel more secure.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-27-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,574
Posted By Mark99
Make sure you check carefully to not make the...

Make sure you check carefully to not make the same mistake I made. There was a bushing that locates the motor that I neglected to switch from the old motor to the new. It was a window lift motor and...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-27-2019, 07:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,504
Posted By Mark99
I will say right off that I am not an expert on...

I will say right off that I am not an expert on electric issues and we have never had a residential refrigerator in our campers but did have an issue with my beer refrigerator in our garage.

The...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-26-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,784
Posted By Mark99
According to Allstays overnighting is not allowed.

According to Allstays overnighting is not allowed.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-23-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,392
Posted By Mark99
Front Sliding Windows

I have a 2014 Winnebago Sightseer 33C and the front sliding windows on both sides rattle and have wind noise. The metal strip that is attached to the front of the sliding part (that has the latch on...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-03-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 11,200
Posted By Mark99
It expands to 25í

It expands to 25í
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 03-26-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 832
Posted By Mark99
Got to Road Runner this afternoon and it is a...

Got to Road Runner this afternoon and it is a very nice park. Thanks for the advice.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 03-24-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 832
Posted By Mark99
Thanks for the advice. Iím going to Spend the...

Thanks for the advice. Iím going to Spend the night at Roadrunner and take the toad to drop her off at airport.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 03-23-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 832
Posted By Mark99
Oklahoma City

I need to drop off DW at airport in Oklahoma City. Two questions, first does anyone know if I can get in to drop her off in 34í class A with toad? Second, does anyone have a recommendation on where...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-20-2019, 11:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By Mark99
I just went to Walmart.

I just went to Walmart.
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 03-19-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,593
Posted By Mark99
I bought a Garmin 770 last summer and love it. I...

I bought a Garmin 770 last summer and love it. I do use Google maps a lot also. Using the satellite view helps with me seeing if I can get in and out of places.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 03-17-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,265
Posted By Mark99
I have a 2014 Winnebago Sightseer and have had to...

I have a 2014 Winnebago Sightseer and have had to replace check valves twice already. Not due to noise but once stuck open which caused problems trying to winterize. The second time one stuck closed...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 03-14-2019, 12:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 753
Posted By Mark99
We were in 240 something which I selected to be...

We were in 240 something which I selected to be close to playground. Of course grandkids liked the playground across the street better! It was only a short walk to it. Other than that I canít really...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 03-13-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 753
Posted By Mark99
We have stayed at the fairgrounds and there...

We have stayed at the fairgrounds and there werenít many amenities. We took the grandkids for a week and went to Bald Mountain campground and had a great time.

As an aside you might want to think...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-13-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,041
Posted By Mark99
I also always use google maps so I know I can get...

I also always use google maps so I know I can get in and out of unknown places.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-13-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,041
Posted By Mark99
We stopped at a mall in Birmingham a couple of...

We stopped at a mall in Birmingham a couple of years ago. As my usual I parked way out in the lot away from parked cars. DW went into store and I rested on couch. I heard some rustling outside and...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-13-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,262
Posted By Mark99
2014 Winnebago I drive about 69 MPH usually and...

2014 Winnebago I drive about 69 MPH usually and get about 6 with toad and 8 without.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-13-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,218
Posted By Mark99
I donít know for sure. Like you said it is...

I donít know for sure. Like you said it is possible that a lug had loosened up. Since I had another unexplained electric failure at the same time I suspect a surge. In the future I will use a surge...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-12-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,218
Posted By Mark99
237856 I had an automatic transfer switch...

237856

I had an automatic transfer switch fail a couple of weeks ago. It was in the middle of the night and we were plugged in at a campground. The breaker on the pedestal tripped and where the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-12-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,323
Posted By Mark99
About a month ago we left Georgia for a 2 month...

About a month ago we left Georgia for a 2 month 7000 mile cross country trip in our class A gasser. Had only been on the road about an hour and started smelling coolant. Temp gauge was fine and we...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 03-11-2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,749
Posted By Mark99
If we leave roof vents open we get a little smell.

If we leave roof vents open we get a little smell.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-11-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,071
Posted By Mark99
We stayed at the state park and found it great....

We stayed at the state park and found it great. Went to the Star Party at the Observatory but was a cloudy night. Went to Marfa and didnít see the lights the night we were there. Donít plan on eating...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-07-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,290
Posted By Mark99
I use a CPAP and we spend a lot of time without...

I use a CPAP and we spend a lot of time without shore power. I bought a 12 volt power cord for it and rigged up a 12 volt power socket off the lamp by my bed. It works great.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-07-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 811
Posted By Mark99
In my coach there is an outlet on the inverter...

In my coach there is an outlet on the inverter which is located in one of the outside compartments. This outlet has a GFCI which trips occasionally which kills all the outlets which the inverter...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 03-02-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 575
Posted By Mark99
Iím looking for suggestions Iím open for anything.

Iím looking for suggestions Iím open for anything.
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 03-02-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 575
Posted By Mark99
Vegas to Phoenix

We drove thru Phoenix and took 93 to Vegas and it was a nice but a little bumpy ride at times. Anyway we need to go back to Phoenix and was thinking of taking 95 for a change of scenery. I know itís...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 02-21-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,732
Posted By Mark99
235666 I just tried to add a photo of my...

235666

I just tried to add a photo of my electric issue. Donít know if I was successful.
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 02-21-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,732
Posted By Mark99
We are in Deming NM tonight. Have taken 10 pretty...

We are in Deming NM tonight. Have taken 10 pretty much from New Orleans to here. IMHO Louisiana was the roughest riding part. Heard horror stories about going thru El Paso so we took the loop around...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 02-15-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 716
Posted By Mark99
We just left NOLA this morning. We were at the...

We just left NOLA this morning. We were at the French Quarter RV Resort. It was very nice and convenient but it was the loudest place I have ever stayed and that includes truck stops and rest areas....
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-12-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,515
Posted By Mark99
You wonít get the discount in Alabama due to some...

You wonít get the discount in Alabama due to some state law.
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