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Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 01-16-2022, 03:53 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 12,631
Posted By grassy
You should be aware that campgrounds are stating...

You should be aware that campgrounds are stating to ban recharging of EVs due to the size of their backbone.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-09-2022, 04:51 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,538
Posted By grassy
there are a whole lot of things you "need" before...

there are a whole lot of things you "need" before a washer dryer.

been rving for 26 years..long hauling for 4..

what actually is your budget and what type of rv are u looking for ?
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 12-19-2021, 03:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,163
Posted By grassy
arctic fox first Nash orv...

arctic fox first
Nash
orv...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-16-2021, 03:47 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 11,583
Posted By grassy
not a chance..it is a toy..

not a chance..it is a toy..
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-28-2021, 03:56 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 21,014
Posted By grassy
obviously not a diesel owner.. real trucks don't...

obviously not a diesel owner.. real trucks don't have spark plugs..😂😂😂
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 11-27-2021, 08:12 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,511
Posted By grassy
You beat me to the response. Anderson ...

You beat me to the response.

Anderson carries there own insurance on this unit
and i did extensive research on this as well . i could only find one bent one and that was in a significant head...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 11-04-2021, 03:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 855
Posted By grassy
Awesome. thanks.

Awesome. thanks.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 11-04-2021, 01:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 855
Posted By grassy
Would this be a direct replacement ? The company...

Would this be a direct replacement ? The company I contacted was only selling the sale 5000 pound life motor that I have now..
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 11-02-2021, 01:49 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,445
Posted By grassy
read previous post..

read previous post..
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 11-02-2021, 10:31 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,445
Posted By grassy
And we call millennials lazy . Ok, i will...

And we call millennials lazy .

Ok, i will summarize. We had zero issues with the condition of the park eventhough it needed some maintenance . We knew prices of goods were going to be high so we...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 11-02-2021, 09:49 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,445
Posted By grassy
Did you bother looking for our review ? ...

Did you bother looking for our review ?

Nothing we talked about was about the actual location ....
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 11-01-2021, 07:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,445
Posted By grassy
We wrote a complaint letter to maverick and...

We wrote a complaint letter to maverick and posted a detailed review on several rating sites and their own site.

We noted our review was deleted very quickly.

It still must be hanging...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 10-31-2021, 01:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 855
Posted By grassy
That should do it then..an extra 1500 pounds. ...

That should do it then..an extra 1500 pounds.

While i have my fingers in there..shouod i swap out anything else ?

Thanks.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 10-31-2021, 01:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 855
Posted By grassy
ahh...lower gearing means more torque.. We...

ahh...lower gearing means more torque..

We know what the first number is..do you know what the second is ?
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 10-31-2021, 12:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 855
Posted By grassy
thanks..that is what i thought. What does...

thanks..that is what i thought.

What does the last number mean.. torque..? or are they just 2 different speeds..?
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 10-31-2021, 12:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 855
Posted By grassy
that sounds like a 15 minute job..r there no...

that sounds like a 15 minute job..r there no bolts holding the motor on ?
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 10-31-2021, 12:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 855
Posted By grassy
replacement or upgrade ?

replacement or upgrade ?
Forum: Northwood Manufacturing Owners Forum 10-31-2021, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,271
Posted By grassy
The OVR is not part of the Northwood family....

The OVR is not part of the Northwood family. Northwood just owns the company.

Why wood ? Cheaper.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 10-31-2021, 11:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 899
Posted By grassy
'21 RAM 3500 with a new Anderson.. perfect..

'21 RAM 3500 with a new Anderson.. perfect..
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 10-31-2021, 11:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 855
Posted By grassy
What the heck.. I e-mailed the manufacturer.. or...

What the heck.. I e-mailed the manufacturer.. or actually importer.. and asked if there was a swap out / swap in upgrade for this unit.

I will post response.. if I get one..

My rv store would...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 10-31-2021, 09:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 855
Posted By grassy
Funny .. we downsized our truck and went with an...

Funny .. we downsized our truck and went with an Anderson too. It took 7 resets to get it off the hitch..

Another quality product from china..
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 10-31-2021, 09:08 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,445
Posted By grassy
Stayed at the Maverick..in the 45 parks we stayed...

Stayed at the Maverick..in the 45 parks we stayed at during our 11k, 15 state, 45 park stays, it rated as one of the top 3 worst we stayed at..

No idea of the 5 star rating.. it was a total...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 10-31-2021, 08:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 855
Posted By grassy
5th Wheel RV Landing Gear Motor - upgrade

Apparently we have a Lippert Model 1-065-041012-01 electrical motor for our front landing gear.

When we first bought our rig used (I quickly installed a breaker) because it knocked off 2 or 3...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-03-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 12,283
Posted By grassy
Zero issues.

Zero issues.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 09-19-2021, 06:33 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,312
Posted By grassy
You are on the cusp for a 1/2 ton. Make sure you...

You are on the cusp for a 1/2 ton. Make sure you have 10 ply tires on the truck, wd hitch, air bags on suspension and a sway bar. When it is windy, driving is "fun". I would go up to a 3/4 to...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-12-2021, 03:37 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 12,497
Posted By grassy
In all the states we have been in, az ijas been...

In all the states we have been in, az ijas been the least friendly. .. and we were constantly being hit up for money..

We quite like the rgv of tx.. warm, friendly and lots to do. Until mid feb...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-10-2021, 11:30 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,569
Posted By grassy
Sell. my dw hates them. We long time so we are...

Sell. my dw hates them. We long time so we are gone up to 6 months a year. Sometimes the laundry mats are free..
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-03-2021, 05:28 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 14,412
Posted By grassy
Yup..if you don't like "whatever", pls stay...

Yup..if you don't like "whatever", pls stay home..or buy some land and go there..

we have become an incredibly intolerant country and focused only on " me".. time to grow up..
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 08-09-2021, 05:31 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,511
Posted By grassy
My last 5th hitch was a McCall with a binkly...

My last 5th hitch was a McCall with a binkly head. 4 airbags - 2 for ride and two for push / pull plus 4 shocks. Best hitch ever. Sold the truck / hitch last year.

I am disabled and lifting...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-23-2021, 05:05 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,787
Posted By grassy
I agree with tom nc. I have seen the same...

I agree with tom nc. I have seen the same scenario with bikes and boats. ..folks buying machines far beyond their present capabilities assuming they can learn on the way..We always wonder about the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-02-2021, 11:15 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,861
Posted By grassy
My 3126b while hauling got somewhere 11 and...

My 3126b while hauling got somewhere 11 and 12mpg.. fl60 sport chassis..
Forum: MDT Conversions 06-12-2021, 05:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,527
Posted By grassy
The f450 is a pick up truck. In theory, a class...

The f450 is a pick up truck. In theory, a class 4. M2 is an industrial truck. class 5 or 6. Zero comparison. If you are looking for pure speed while hauling , go with a class 8.
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 06-03-2021, 03:42 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 10,338
Posted By grassy
Ist year we used rv toilet.. for the last 15, we...

Ist year we used rv toilet.. for the last 15, we use what we buy for home. No issues

Myth.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-03-2021, 03:41 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 11,148
Posted By grassy
people want bling..not quality. I have a friend...

people want bling..not quality. I have a friend with a 34 footer.. 2 fireplaces and 4 TVs.

I would (and have) paid for a solid build vs electrics etc.. I can put what I want into it..

As a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-20-2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,939
Posted By grassy
Both :) We are retired so speed isn't important..

Both :) We are retired so speed isn't important..
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-16-2021, 05:48 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 15,619
Posted By grassy
From the tank ? Never.. From the outside...

From the tank ? Never..

From the outside connection, filtered.. most of the time in not, we use bottled water.

However, because the water tank is part of the RV, I do keep it sanitized.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-09-2021, 03:36 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 16,276
Posted By grassy
We don't boondock but we long haul. Most trips...

We don't boondock but we long haul. Most trips are at least 10k miles and 35+ parks.. less than a third..
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 05-06-2021, 03:49 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,240
Posted By grassy
Did not bother reading all comments. ...

Did not bother reading all comments.

Quality costs money and most are not willing to pay for it but bling, bring it on.

Weight = quality. most folks want to pull their 45 foot tt with a...
Forum: Boondocking 05-02-2021, 03:57 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 17,191
Posted By grassy
Generator use in a wal mart parking lot. ?...

Generator use in a wal mart parking lot. ? incredible rude and inconsiderate.. in cold or hot. I run a cpap with humidifier with zero issues on our 2 6 voltage overnight.. Try thinking about other...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 04-14-2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By grassy
Thank you. No on-board gen..in fact, leaving...

Thank you.

No on-board gen..in fact, leaving the gen home next trip.

I have never fully extended my power cord..and I carry an extension just in case.

Appreciate the response.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 04-14-2021, 02:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By grassy
Odd question - hard wired surge protector

I have an AF 29-5T and the power wires are nicely covered or not accessible for a person in my physical condition.

Can I install the protector on the actual power cord and secure it in the power...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-11-2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,125
Posted By grassy
actually no. if you use the proper paint and...

actually no. if you use the proper paint and primer for kitchen cabinets you are OK. the primer we used took 12 hours to cure properly. after a year of heavy use, they look like the day we printed...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-11-2021, 03:50 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,125
Posted By grassy
awesome. we did an exorcism on the soul...

awesome.

we did an exorcism on the soul sucking brown, burned the banquette and yard saled the high end coach /bed.

Painted everything..tossed the God awful.brown valence and installed new...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 01-31-2021, 03:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,868
Posted By grassy
Could you pls mention the weight of your 5th and...

Could you pls mention the weight of your 5th and any special mods you had to make to your truck ?

Thanks
Ian.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 01-31-2021, 09:16 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,868
Posted By grassy
Covid sucks and kinda put us in this dilemma. ...

Covid sucks and kinda put us in this dilemma.

For the last 5 years or so, We have been hauling with a Sport Chassis with what I consider, the best ever 5th hitch.. a McCall which has 4 air bags...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 01-30-2021, 04:21 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,868
Posted By grassy
Haven't bought yet..RAM sells a hitch as an...

Haven't bought yet..RAM sells a hitch as an option.

I shall check out the brand you mentioned..thanks.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 01-30-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,868
Posted By grassy
Best hitch.. 5th or ball ?

Folks,

I am buying a one ton and I was just going to go with the hitch offered by the truck company until several folks mentioned a ball hitch.

I was under the impression that a ball hitch was...
Forum: MDT Conversions 01-30-2021, 02:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,527
Posted By grassy
There are so many advantages with a MDT over a...

There are so many advantages with a MDT over a HDT.. and there are downsides to both.. we put 50K miles on ours in 5 years .. 2 15 state runs before we decided to change directions. We used it as...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 11-23-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 11,649
Posted By grassy
I think most of this discussion is irrevelent.....

I think most of this discussion is irrevelent.. ..including how much the rig is used.

A quick call to your insurance agent is in order..in this day and age, insurance companies are keen on...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 09-27-2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,688
Posted By grassy
Bought a tier one 5th used 6 years ago. we have...

Bought a tier one 5th used 6 years ago. we have put 55k miles on it now.. ..@ 20k miles last 2 years.

Solid. 1 issue. kitchen faucet died. replaced with a delta. Looking to get another 5 out of it...
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