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Forum: Thor Industries Owner's Forum 11-05-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,259
Posted By tooltrdr
Thor Vegas "Quality" Control

Thor should commit to increasing the quality of their construction. Loose fittings, etc. indicate an I don't give a damn Just get it done! attitude. Had to remove the Jensen radio system (another...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-09-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,327
Posted By tooltrdr
key in ignition if we are in rv, key in my pocket...

key in ignition if we are in rv, key in my pocket or tray if are away from rig. 2 Glocks for my wife and I to discourage any serious troublemakers
Forum: Just Conversation 03-28-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,770
Posted By tooltrdr
We almost always travel btwn 10Am and 5 PM....

We almost always travel btwn 10Am and 5 PM. Retirement is wonderful, but Tony, why leave Point Beach? LOL.
Forum: Just Conversation 03-27-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,201
Posted By tooltrdr
We have overnighted at Wal Marts for the past 5...

We have overnighted at Wal Marts for the past 5 yrs. Only once was I uncomfortable enough to move to a different rest stop. We pull in by 4 pm, walk the store or the entire shopping area, buy or cook...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-24-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,277
Posted By tooltrdr
those filters will not remove bacteria from the...

those filters will not remove bacteria from the water!!!
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 03-22-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,578
Posted By tooltrdr
St.Mary's Ga lets rv's park in town for 2 days. ...

St.Mary's Ga lets rv's park in town for 2 days. Cumberland Island National Seashore is there, great places to eat, lovely homes and a cemetery (if you like them) to tour. People are always nice....
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-22-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,015
Posted By tooltrdr
2 points First I hope no one ever learns...

2 points
First I hope no one ever learns whether I have a firearm or not. That would only happen in an serious situation.
Second, a few years back we were at a commercial cg in the Fla Keys. Most...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-19-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,224
Posted By tooltrdr
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-18-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,224
Posted By tooltrdr
Night shade will not retract fully

had to use emergency boost-house battery-to try to start the MH. My fault, let it sit 13 days at cg without running motor. Night shade was about 8 inches above dash board. It must have re set because...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-18-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,645
Posted By tooltrdr
we have a jensen in dash with multiple menues and...

we have a jensen in dash with multiple menues and touch screen that are confonding and confusing! Some options you just touch the icon or line or else it switched to something else..very dangerous to...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 03-16-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,028
Posted By tooltrdr
Blue Ridge Parkway

We are thinking of returning north via the Blue Ridge Parkway from around Ashevile, NC through Virginia. Travelling in a 27 ft motorhome, NO toad. Any comments or suggestions..thank you
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 03-13-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 531
Posted By tooltrdr
Fl panhandle to Myrtle beach

Any suggestions We are headed from the Fl Panhandle up to Myrtle Beach. Doers anyone have a suggested route or interesting stops along the way,,,thanks
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 03-06-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 806
Posted By tooltrdr
Need diagram/fix for TV antenna crank

Crank handle for tv antenna came off in my hand (inside rod was trimmed to a jagged edge and set screw slipped off). A spring, an spacer, and the direction dick all dropped off. Tried to reassemble...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-06-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 12,758
Views: 1,796,940
Posted By tooltrdr
two self tapping screws to replace the ones that...

two self tapping screws to replace the ones that were sheared off by Thor's over enthusiastic worker. The right side of the engine cover was only supported by the lock.
Rolls Royce prices, junk...
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 03-02-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,123
Posted By tooltrdr
30 days from NJ to Florida and then about 6 stops...

30 days from NJ to Florida and then about 6 stops in Florida, now staying on the panhandle for 30 days...Quick report. Rides well, gets 9.5 to 10 mpg. Camping World's PDI sucked! Prior owner...
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 02-10-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,123
Posted By tooltrdr
first impressions of the Vegas

From NJ to Florida, almost all was excellent. The house batteries ran very low (we had tank heaters and furnace running) but otherwise no real problems. House batteries were a little low (poor pdi by...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-07-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,778
Posted By tooltrdr
Could not figure out NJ EZ Pass Web Site, so I...

Could not figure out NJ EZ Pass Web Site, so I registered my A class as a van over 7200 lbs. We'll see when I get home from Florida if I was right
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 02-07-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,123
Posted By tooltrdr
Got an A

Sue and I just got a slightly used 2015 Thor Vegas 14.1 Shakedown is a 2 month trip from NJ to Florida.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-26-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,575
Posted By tooltrdr
wife acts as spotter, calls me on cell phone,...

wife acts as spotter, calls me on cell phone, with hands free in cab, we can communicate without her yelling upsetting the entire cg.
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 01-26-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,811
Posted By tooltrdr
specialized trans shops and good repair shops...

specialized trans shops and good repair shops have trans fluid exchangers that will remove old fluid and replace it with new. The cost of trans repairs would lead me to let a trained tech do it
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-13-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 994
Posted By tooltrdr
Tire size

looking at a 2003 Airstream motorhome, Condor m 1281..it is on a ford chassis and tires are 2011 date. Does anyone know the exact size. I want to look up replacement costs before I make any kind of...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 01-10-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,284
Posted By tooltrdr
Is an 07 Honda Pilot good as a toad

Trying to replace totaled pickup and travel trailer with a class a and a toad. So can I tow an 07 honda pilot 3.2 l v6 with four wheels down. I have read different answers and have read honda's...
Forum: Gulf Stream Owner's Forum 01-03-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,319
Posted By tooltrdr
Looking at a '07 Gulfstream Independance model 8295

Would appreciate any plus or minus comments

thank you
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-16-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,944
Posted By tooltrdr
their good book

their good book
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-22-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 16,191
Posted By tooltrdr
have stayed in several excellent KOA's especially...

have stayed in several excellent KOA's especially the one in Woodstock New Hampshire. Like all things in life you get what you pay for
Forum: New Member Check-In 10-19-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 482
Posted By tooltrdr
Welcome aboard!

My wife and I have spent the last 4 years as "Climate Refugees" in the South or Southwest, mainly Florida and we enjoy it very very much. If we can help, just ask!
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-25-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 495
Posted By tooltrdr
it seems that tr trailers can jolt or whip...

it seems that tr trailers can jolt or whip storage areas open, especially the ones to the rear of the axles. In our dish cabinet I fastened a rv size plastic dish rack down with the half round phone...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-25-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 495
Posted By tooltrdr
we use velcro straps on double cabinet doors to...

we use velcro straps on double cabinet doors to hold them, and child proof latches seen to help some drawers, I replaced the roller bearing slides on the "pot and pan" drawer with heavier duty ones...
Forum: iRV2.com International Rally 09-25-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,659
Posted By tooltrdr
Hope to be able to volunteer for the 2015 to set...

Hope to be able to volunteer for the 2015 to set up mini seminars for small groups with topics such as: Snow-birding (Climate Refugees), Full timers, Tricks to save $$ while on the road, etc, etc....
Forum: Just Conversation 09-18-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,025
Posted By tooltrdr
Please Write Subway

Last week in Paterson, NJ a Subway rest. mgr refused to allow a disabled Veteran bring his therapy dog into the shop. Mgr (a muslim) stated that dogs are dirty. I have gone online to Subway.com and...
Forum: iRV2.com International Rally 09-17-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 15,953
Posted By tooltrdr
Medieval Time - Good Times

Great times and we were impressed with the military flyover, How did you arrange that?
Forum: iRV2.com International Rally 09-16-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,668
Posted By tooltrdr
The face behind the camera

George has been doing so much to keep pics of the Rally posted as soon as events happen. Thanks

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Forum: iRV2.com International Rally 09-16-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,568
Posted By tooltrdr
Great time

thanks to all who worked so hard to set this up and to the vendors who donated the door prizes We are enjoying ourselves
Forum: iRV2.com International Rally 09-11-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,977
Posted By tooltrdr
all hitched and 90% packed, will pull out...

all hitched and 90% packed, will pull out tomorrow-friday the 12th, might arrive Saturday late afternoon. then again might not...depends on how we feel and what we see on the way
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 09-07-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,206
Posted By tooltrdr
no problems with ours

no problems with ours
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-07-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,883
Posted By tooltrdr
At the 2014 Tampa RV show I sow, and fell in love...

At the 2014 Tampa RV show I sow, and fell in love with, a Green Mountain Grill, Davey Crockett Model. This is a wood pellet burning, electric fired grill and smoker. It does great. And uses 12v or...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-07-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,082
Posted By tooltrdr
the drain hose, or outlet fitting from the ac...

the drain hose, or outlet fitting from the ac into the hose can get blocked OR the exit end of the drain hose could just be out of place. Owned several ford vans and this was not an uncommon problem...
Forum: iRV2.com International Rally 09-07-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 14,551
Posted By tooltrdr
my tt does not have an over, according to my DW,...

my tt does not have an over, according to my DW, we have an extra storage compartment under the stove
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 08-24-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,389
Posted By tooltrdr
I epoxied a bubble level on the TT frame just aft...

I epoxied a bubble level on the TT frame just aft of the hitch. Co pilot (wife) checks it for left/right level as I back into parking spot. If it is too far out SHE puts blocks out for me to back...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 08-24-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,012
Posted By tooltrdr
just take a couple of weekend or 3-4 days trips...

just take a couple of weekend or 3-4 days trips first. You can note what you really need to add to the basics, then ENJOY!!
Forum: iRV2.com International Rally 08-20-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,669
Posted By tooltrdr
Bet if ordered a doz more and sold them for $15...

Bet if ordered a doz more and sold them for $15 ++ at the rally people would thank you
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 08-02-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,026
Posted By tooltrdr
one time cautious tow is one issue, traveling...

one time cautious tow is one issue, traveling many times with an overloaded set up will either wear out tow vehicle quickly and will keep you in the danger zone, where you have used up all possible...
Forum: Just Conversation 08-02-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,921
Posted By tooltrdr
CG's should not advertise Wifi unless they have...

CG's should not advertise Wifi unless they have reasonable signal strength.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 07-30-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,063
Posted By tooltrdr
My Reese hitch has the cams on both side for the...

My Reese hitch has the cams on both side for the w d bars. Makes a big difference
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 07-30-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,863
Posted By tooltrdr
my f150 mpg reading is about 0.5 high. Last...

my f150 mpg reading is about 0.5 high. Last weeked 600 miles to Cooperstown NY and back home to the Jersey Shore logged aprox 9.5 mpg-hand calc-going and about 10.6 coming home. Maintained about 55...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-30-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,000
Posted By tooltrdr
CW San Antonio, Tx, great service, nice people. ...

CW San Antonio, Tx, great service, nice people.
CW Lakewood, NJ, needs stickers labeled ass and elbow
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-30-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,610
Posted By tooltrdr
add a couple of different sized carpenters clamps...

add a couple of different sized carpenters clamps to hold stuff down to work on or to clamp wood back together till the glue dries, Oh and Gorilla glue, etc
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 07-30-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,680
Posted By tooltrdr
you might find that any weight in those drawers...

you might find that any weight in those drawers will collapse the slides/bearings in a relatively short time.
Forum: iRV2.com International Rally 07-30-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,936
Posted By tooltrdr
Sue and I are interested, when you have a sample...

Sue and I are interested, when you have a sample can you post a pic? Wife would like to see one
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-18-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,431
Posted By tooltrdr
I have experience with step van type sales trucks...

I have experience with step van type sales trucks with the motor doghouse protruding into the passenger area. Excess heat is always a problem. I have used a small 12v fan to blow hot are out of area,...
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