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Forum: Alaska, Canada, Mexico and Beyond 11-10-2021, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 572
Posted By Flyboy757
Crossed at Osoyoos , BC Monday morning at 0500. 2...

Crossed at Osoyoos , BC Monday morning at 0500. 2 lanes open. Through in 15 minutes. Asked the usual booze , tobacco and firearms questions. Asked if we were fully vaccinated. Sent us on our way with...
Forum: Just Conversation 10-23-2021, 06:10 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,456
Posted By Flyboy757
My dad was manager and chief flying instructor at...

My dad was manager and chief flying instructor at a club in Southern Ontario. Circa mid 60`s.... One Sunday another pilot and I rented a Piper Colt for some cross country flying. We got lost! Low on...
Forum: Alaska, Canada, Mexico and Beyond 09-15-2021, 04:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By Flyboy757
Take the Coq. You are making a lot out of...

Take the Coq. You are making a lot out of nothing. Do as 96Bounder1st and Skip426 have suggested. Gear down, use the jake and control your speed.
Forum: Alaska, Canada, Mexico and Beyond 08-11-2021, 04:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 524
Posted By Flyboy757
As far as your route goes, I would suggest after...

As far as your route goes, I would suggest after Kelowna you re-route to Penticton, Oliver, Osoyoos then turn west on #3 to Princeton and Hope. Your chosen route out of Kelowna on 97C and down #5 to...
Forum: Canada Region 05-08-2021, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 374
Posted By Flyboy757
BC is currently "no unnecessary travel" and "no...

BC is currently "no unnecessary travel" and "no recreational travel" same health region or not.

Please stay home. Thank you
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 04-27-2021, 03:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 906
Posted By Flyboy757
Cindy, I drive Casa Grande thru Twin Falls, ID on...

Cindy, I drive Casa Grande thru Twin Falls, ID on my return to Canada every spring(not this year!!). I just put Williams to Twin Falls in Google maps and the route it "spits out" is what I would...
Forum: Canada Region 02-13-2021, 11:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 872
Posted By Flyboy757
Google search and a quick read of a couple of...

Google search and a quick read of a couple of Provinces.....say "no non essential travel". Is this trip "essential"? Probably not. What are the rules going to be 2 weeks or 2 months from now?...
Forum: Canada Region 02-13-2021, 10:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 854
Posted By Flyboy757
Have you checked with your current insurer and...

Have you checked with your current insurer and what they can do for you?
Forum: Alaska, Canada, Mexico and Beyond 02-10-2021, 01:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,684
Posted By Flyboy757
I suggest calling the CBSA for the latest info....

I suggest calling the CBSA for the latest info. Would hate for you to get to the border based on what an embassy staffer told you, only to be turned away.

They way I "interpret" current Canadian...
Forum: Alaska, Canada, Mexico and Beyond 01-16-2021, 03:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,106
Posted By Flyboy757
For BC info use https://www.drivebc.ca There...

For BC info use https://www.drivebc.ca There are links to other provinces info there too.

Drill down into the site...lots of good info. Other BCers will offer up good info too. As a minimum...
Forum: Alaska, Canada, Mexico and Beyond 01-15-2021, 06:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,106
Posted By Flyboy757
Just a heads up. Hwy 1 east of Golden will have...

Just a heads up. Hwy 1 east of Golden will have extended closures starting this Apr and the road work will take multiple years!!!
...
Forum: Canada Region 12-11-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,414
Posted By Flyboy757
Here`s an article I just came across re winter...

Here`s an article I just came across re winter camping.
https://www.msn.com/en-ca/autos/ownership/tips-and-tricks-for-cold-weather-rv-trips/ss-BB1bRbaC?li=AAggFp0&ocid=HPDHP#image=17
Forum: Canada Region 07-12-2020, 02:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 689
Posted By Flyboy757
PM sent. Oh...in addition to my PM...forgot...

PM sent.

Oh...in addition to my PM...forgot to mention....BC Ferries reservation is a must.
Forum: Canada Region 05-30-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 622
Posted By Flyboy757
Look for a shop that works on the "big rig"...

Look for a shop that works on the "big rig" tractors like Peterbuilt, Western Star, Freightliner , etc and other large vehicles like dump trucks.
Forum: Canada Region 05-23-2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 968
Posted By Flyboy757
Banff is a Federal park. |The "Residents Only",...

Banff is a Federal park. |The "Residents Only", BC and other Provinces, are Provincial Park restrictions.
Forum: Canada Region 05-22-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 968
Posted By Flyboy757
Banff is in Alberta.

Banff is in Alberta.
Forum: Canada Region 05-21-2020, 11:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 968
Posted By Flyboy757
BC Parks- Residents Only

https://www.theprogress.com/news/only-british-columbians-allowed-to-camp-in-provincial-parks-this-summer-amid-covid-19/
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-06-2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,115
Posted By Flyboy757
I`ve always treated all my tires with 303 and...

I`ve always treated all my tires with 303 and covered them. RV, truck, trailer...Before a trip I check pressures then have the local tire shop I deal with do a tire inspection / pressure check vs...
Forum: Canada Region 04-02-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,525
Posted By Flyboy757
Travel Insurance Office Inc. out of Markham, On....

Travel Insurance Office Inc. out of Markham, On. Been using them for a number of years now.

Will add to my above post..FYI.….The medical and dental premiums I pay for pension/retirement coverage...
Forum: Canada Region 04-02-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,525
Posted By Flyboy757
The US vs Cdn health care and insurance systems...

The US vs Cdn health care and insurance systems are as different as night and day. They can`t be compared on an equal basis. In the USA medicine is big business and profit must be made to keep...
Forum: Canada Region 04-01-2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,525
Posted By Flyboy757
Further to "Driveby`s" post. The wife and I...

Further to "Driveby`s" post. The wife and I winter in Southern AZ. My pension covers the first 40 days out of country, after that I have to purchase "extended coverage" from a commercial insurance...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-30-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,122
Posted By Flyboy757
One or the other...PER PERSON......

One or the other...PER PERSON......
Forum: Canada Region 05-12-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 955
Posted By Flyboy757
Quick google search shows your nearest dealer is...

Quick google search shows your nearest dealer is Saskatoon. With the manuals, if you don`t think you can change it out yourself ask Canadian Tire if they can when you go for propane.....:dance:
Forum: Canada Region 02-03-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 920
Posted By Flyboy757
Do a Google search for RV Dealers in Langley,...

Do a Google search for RV Dealers in Langley, Abbottsford and Chilliwack. Many dealers and rental companies in those cities.
Forum: Just Conversation 09-06-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 558
Posted By Flyboy757
All is fine. Smoke has cleared. Wet weather...

All is fine. Smoke has cleared. Wet weather forecast.
Forum: Canada Region 04-14-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,967
Posted By Flyboy757
$1.43 in Chilliwack......

$1.43 in Chilliwack......
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 12-31-2017, 07:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,162
Posted By Flyboy757
Palm Creek Golf and RV Resort Casa Grande, AZ

Palm Creek Golf and RV Resort Casa Grande, AZ
Forum: Canada Region 12-16-2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,877
Posted By Flyboy757
Don`t know where Clavet, SK is and google maps...

Don`t know where Clavet, SK is and google maps doesn`t either!!
Suggest you do a google search of Calgary, Edmonton, Lethbridge, maybe Reqina, etc RV dealers and check their inventories for Class A...
Forum: Canada Region 04-16-2017, 12:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 822
Posted By Flyboy757
RV Mechanic

Sent you a PM.
Forum: Canada Region 01-19-2017, 08:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,729
Posted By Flyboy757
I am familiar with, but don`t live there anymore,...

I am familiar with, but don`t live there anymore, the Chilliwack area. It`s about 90 min east of Vancouver in the Fraser Valley.
Use google and search area for RV and truck dealers. Lots of choice....
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 12-23-2016, 09:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,744
Posted By Flyboy757
Check the owners manual to see what it says.

Check the owners manual to see what it says.
Forum: Canada Region 10-30-2016, 10:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,278
Posted By Flyboy757
If I may suggest...call border services for both...

If I may suggest...call border services for both countries to get the RIGHT info.
Forum: Canada Region 10-24-2016, 10:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,187
Posted By Flyboy757
Where in AZ? Have you tried a Google Maps routing?

Where in AZ? Have you tried a Google Maps routing?
Forum: Canada Region 05-03-2016, 08:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,559
Posted By Flyboy757
Just a link to Woodalls from 2011.....let them...

Just a link to Woodalls from 2011.....let them know they are wrong......
Forum: Canada Region 05-02-2016, 11:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,559
Posted By Flyboy757
Chinadan..........found that link to the "Rules...

Chinadan..........found that link to the "Rules of the Road" I mentioned in an earlier post. https://www.woodalls.com/articledetails.aspx?articleID=2799181


Safe travels
Forum: Canada Region 05-01-2016, 02:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,559
Posted By Flyboy757
Dry camping...no power, water, electric hook ups....

Dry camping...no power, water, electric hook ups. Use your onboard facilities for everything. Boondocking....parked wherever...legally of course !

Campgrounds...have a route and an area...
Forum: Canada Region 04-20-2016, 09:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,595
Posted By Flyboy757
What are your interests? Are you playing tourist...

What are your interests? Are you playing tourist or in a hurray? Roads in Canada fine. Used by millions of RV`s, big Rigs and vehicles every year. Your set up no different from tens of thousands of...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-14-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 651
Posted By Flyboy757
Palm Creek Golf & RV Resort , Casa Grande , AZ....

Palm Creek Golf & RV Resort , Casa Grande , AZ. Check it out! Lots of everything you mention wanting to do.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-04-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 895
Posted By Flyboy757
Personally, I would start with the owners manual...

Personally, I would start with the owners manual , read it cover to cover and be familiar with its contents. IMO most if not everything should be there.
RV shows I`ve attended do have seminars on...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-11-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,273
Posted By Flyboy757
Went from a 38` DP to a 32` Class C with LR...

Went from a 38` DP to a 32` Class C with LR slide. Small Class C`s don`t have a "walk around" bed thus we went 32`. Everything smaller..... The ride was not good when comparing to our A. No air ride...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-17-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,713
Posted By Flyboy757
Have used it for 18 years. All rubber, plastic...

Have used it for 18 years. All rubber, plastic and vinyl.....RV, boat, motorcycle, car, truck, trailers.....on everything. Only product I use.
Forum: Canada Region 07-22-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,008
Posted By Flyboy757
Use the DriveBC web site for all the info you...

Use the DriveBC web site for all the info you need including cameras
Forum: Canada Region 06-07-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,665
Posted By Flyboy757
You may not outright declare the tires BUT they...

You may not outright declare the tires BUT they should be part of your total $$$$ spent outside of Canada and are returning with you.
IF the CBSA officer specifically asks if you bought anything...
Forum: Canada Region 06-07-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,665
Posted By Flyboy757
You`re kidding , right? First of all , I`ll...

You`re kidding , right?
First of all , I`ll know! Secondly, if the CBSA asks, I`m not going to lie. Smuggling is illegal, free trade agreement or not!
I`m not willing to risk losing a vehicle, all...
Forum: Canada Region 06-06-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,665
Posted By Flyboy757
I DO claim EVERYTHING. We winter in Arizona so...

I DO claim EVERYTHING. We winter in Arizona so have a $1600 cdn duty free allowance. As moisheh (https://www.irv2.com/forums/members/moisheh-10840.html) stated, the risk is not worth it. I need new...
Forum: Canada Region 06-04-2015, 11:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,665
Posted By Flyboy757
IF you buy them in the states don`t forget you...

IF you buy them in the states don`t forget you have to claim them with CBSA re-entering Canada........
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 05-26-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,037
Posted By Flyboy757
Google Maps, Google searches. Road atlas...

Google Maps, Google searches. Road atlas (Walmart)....all kinds of options on the internet for routes and campgrounds. RV Park Reviews, state tourist dept......endless info available
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 05-05-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,229
Posted By Flyboy757
If it was a Harley the noise would be toooo loud...

If it was a Harley the noise would be toooo loud to carry on the conversation............
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-24-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,165
Posted By Flyboy757
White....all the time.....

White....all the time.....
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-03-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 840
Posted By Flyboy757
We have been wintering in Arizona for over 7...

We have been wintering in Arizona for over 7 years now. We opened a Bank of America acct. When we cross the border, we carry less than $10,000 (bank draft) and deposit it at the first branch we can...
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