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Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 01-10-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 459
Posted By jbooks
Power Gear Slide problem

Our 2000 American Tradition wardrobe slide won’t go in. Suspecting the motor as we smelled a plastic burning odor and traced it to the plastic cover on the motor. 30 amp fuse was tripped. Replaced...
Forum: Workkamping & Volunteering 06-11-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,417
Posted By jbooks
Here is a few links for you to look into....

Here is a few links for you to look into. National parks have openings with housing. Good luck!


https://www.volunteer.gov/
https://www.coolworks.com/...
Forum: Workkamping & Volunteering 02-16-2018, 07:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,721
Posted By jbooks
Below response - I believe his intent is to...

Below response - I believe his intent is to contact him through his blog, otherwise he would state so. This is a hidden form of posting advertisements, to be blunt!!

I didn't intent for this to...
Forum: Workkamping & Volunteering 02-01-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,179
Posted By jbooks
WorkampingJobs.com - Free Job Listings By and For...

WorkampingJobs.com - Free Job Listings By and For RVers (https://workampingjobs.com/workampingjobs.php)
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-01-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,799
Posted By jbooks
There are several apps that will accomplish this...

There are several apps that will accomplish this on your phone. Enter info and take a picture of receipts. Some even have reminders. Easy:thumb:
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 02-01-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 609
Posted By jbooks
Water Heater Flush

After spending some time in West Texas and hard water I knew it was past time to flush the water heater.
Ran some vinegar thru and flushed one day and filled and flushed again the next day.
Lots of...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 01-31-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,765
Posted By jbooks
Water, and never empty your tank without adding...

Water,
and never empty your tank without adding several gallons back.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-31-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,616
Posted By jbooks
This is what I carry, fits easily in storage bay....

This is what I carry, fits easily in storage bay. Love it!
https://www.amazon.com/PORTER-CABLE-CMB15-Oil-Free-Shrouded-Compressor/dp/B006CVXGR0...
Forum: Workkamping & Volunteering 01-30-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,179
Posted By jbooks
Not sure what you are asking Scotty, but if it's...

Not sure what you are asking Scotty, but if it's work camping here is some that are free.
https://workingcouples.com/
https://workampingjobs.com/...
Forum: Workkamping & Volunteering 01-30-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,179
Posted By jbooks
In a nutshell, you log everyone in/out that comes...

In a nutshell, you log everyone in/out that comes through your gate. Most of the time you will be using a company furnished ipad, some companies you will be using paper logs.
Some of the items you...
Forum: Workkamping & Volunteering 01-30-2018, 05:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,179
Posted By jbooks
Depending on your gate whether its a live on gate...

Depending on your gate whether its a live on gate or not will determine if you have to pay for a campground site. We prefer to not live on site because of several things but mainly in most cases you...
Forum: New Member Check-In 01-29-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By jbooks
Might find it here ...

Might find it here
https://www.fleetwoodrv.com/rv-owners-manuals

Enjoy and Welcome
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-28-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,346
Posted By jbooks
Blog powered by Wordpress check my signature....

Blog powered by Wordpress check my signature. Easy and Free:thumb:
Forum: Workkamping & Volunteering 01-28-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,179
Posted By jbooks
No not really, just East Texas gate guard jobs...

No not really, just East Texas gate guard jobs are not as plentiful as South and West Texas. We were working a Natural Gas Pipeline and we like the trees here. We could go to West Texas and or New...
Forum: Travel Supreme Owner's Forum 01-28-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,147
Posted By jbooks
We clean ours with vinegar ever so often,...

We clean ours with vinegar ever so often, especially after some hard water with a lot of minerals can build up. Also stick the shower massager head in a baggie of vinegar and cleans it up nice.
Forum: RV'ing On A Budget 01-28-2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 51,133
Posted By jbooks
We have been full time for over 2 years and I'm...

We have been full time for over 2 years and I'm not able to receive SS until next year. Been work camping and gate guards and we are doing fine. We are both frugal and watch what we buy. Depending on...
Forum: Workkamping & Volunteering 01-28-2018, 07:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,179
Posted By jbooks
We started out work camping at different parks,...

We started out work camping at different parks, some paid us others not. We grew tired of that and are now Gate Guards. We have worked in South Texas but just finished a East Texas gig that we loved....
Forum: Full-Timers 01-28-2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 10,752
Posted By jbooks
Been without a bricks and sticks home for over 2...

Been without a bricks and sticks home for over 2 years now, we love it!! I don't miss it at all.
Forum: Vintage RV's 01-28-2018, 07:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 551
Posted By jbooks
That's a nice one!

That's a nice one!
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 01-27-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,455
Posted By jbooks
Just changed mine out yesterday, ordered one from...

Just changed mine out yesterday, ordered one from Amazon, but in the mean time I bought one from Lowes to get us by. Its pretty easy except upside down doing the crab walk...see my blog in my...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 01-08-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,050
Posted By jbooks
Another option in Austin is McKinney Falls State...

Another option in Austin is McKinney Falls State Park, we have stayed there and liked it. https://tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/mckinney-falls
Forum: Full-Timers 08-09-2017, 01:34 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 48,965
Posted By jbooks
We have been full time for 2 Years. Love it....

We have been full time for 2 Years. Love it. Presently Gate Guards in East Texas.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 05-10-2016, 11:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 778
Posted By jbooks
We are in Irving a lot visiting my daughter. We...

We are in Irving a lot visiting my daughter. We have found the best place to stay that is close and very affordable is Lewisville Lake Park Campground operated by City of Lewisville. Contact info and...
Forum: Workkamping & Volunteering 03-05-2016, 06:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,429
Posted By jbooks
Marathon, Texas. (About 40 miles North of Big...

Marathon, Texas. (About 40 miles North of Big Bend National Park)
Forum: Workkamping & Volunteering 02-05-2016, 08:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,708
Posted By jbooks
I agree. We wanted to work at several Corp parks,...

I agree. We wanted to work at several Corp parks, but the whole process is crazy. Typical government-take something simple and turn it into a quagmire of paperwork. :banghead: Too many other places...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 02-04-2016, 11:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,500
Posted By jbooks
City of Lewisville operates a campground on Lake...

City of Lewisville operates a campground on Lake Lewisville. Lake park is the name on the south side of lake. Located north of Dallas off of I35, but probably the best price around. 50 amp site with...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 12-10-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,087
Posted By jbooks
We are at Pioneer Rv Resort now-(today is 74...

We are at Pioneer Rv Resort now-(today is 74 degrees) They have a boardwalk that you can drive your cart out to the beach. Palmilla Beach Golf Club is next door. Lots of great places to eat in Port...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 10-29-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,411
Posted By jbooks
Port Aransas

We are in Port Aransas now and will be until April 2016. Several nice camping areas close to Corpus. We are at Pioneer Rv Park, just down the road is Gulf Waters, On The Beach RV Park, Mustang Island...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-18-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,782
Posted By jbooks
This may be something you have already tried and...

This may be something you have already tried and very basic, but many campgrounds have a breaker on the plug receptacle.... but make sure your shore power is actual getting power. Check shore power...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 10-18-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,184
Posted By jbooks
We are work camping in Port Aransas now and will...

We are work camping in Port Aransas now and will be here until April 2016. Pioneer Rv resort. Very nice park, walk to beach. Great people and we highly recommend it.
Good luck and Happy Travels
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 10-18-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,041
Posted By jbooks
We are work camping now and all winter at Pioneer...

We are work camping now and all winter at Pioneer Rv Resort in Port Aransas. We love it. Great people here, and walk to beach, and more.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-18-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By jbooks
Wow, just searching for this very problem. Mine...

Wow, just searching for this very problem. Mine is the same-Sony and only works some of the time. I will try what worked for you...hope it is that simple of a fix. Thanks!!
Forum: Full-Timers 10-13-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,984
Posted By jbooks
We are having a ball....

Thanks to all, we are having a great time on the Texas coast. Great park, easy work, and good folks here. Getting our first paycheck this week!! Looking forward to a wonderful 6 month stay.
Forum: Full-Timers 09-20-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,984
Posted By jbooks
We will be Officially Full Time in 10 days or less!!

Wow, what a wild ride already...remodeling the MH, having a few repairs done, officially retiring, and getting our health checkups done. We had already down sized somewhat, so that part was easy....
Forum: Full-Timers 06-19-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,984
Posted By jbooks
Finally Found our Home on Wheels!!

After several months and lost count of the rigs we have looked at, we finally found one we liked. 1997 Winnebago 37rw, 460 Ford, Banks Power, Great shape, New Tires, well maintained and all the...
Forum: Full-Timers 05-03-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,984
Posted By jbooks
Yes, we have been to the Cleburne PPL location,...

Yes, we have been to the Cleburne PPL location, it is close to us but new so not a lot of selection yet. We may go to the Houston location soon. We are taking the frugal route, as in inexpensive, but...
Forum: Full-Timers 05-02-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,984
Posted By jbooks
5 Months until we are Full Timers

Fall of 2015 is our goal. Searching far and wide for a Class "A" gasser.
We go looking every weekend....and wow what a variety we have seen.
A few have not passed our "smell test"...(that is...
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