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Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 07-15-2021, 04:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 102
Posted By tscarps
Safe T Steer for 2017 LXE 40D

Looking at upgrading my shocks to Koni and adding a Safe T Plus stabilizer before making our big winter trip. I have the correct numbers for the shocks but struggling on which model and accessories...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 06-04-2021, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By tscarps
Had this issue about a year ago and needed the...

Had this issue about a year ago and needed the clock spring replaced as skip mentioned.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-02-2021, 06:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,001
Posted By tscarps
For me it's more for improved taste and removing...

For me it's more for improved taste and removing odors that come in different water sources. I also like to remove as much scale and water hardness as i can to protect the water heater and faucets...
Forum: iRV2 Owners Registry 05-31-2021, 06:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 82
Posted By tscarps
Welcome!

Welcome!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-31-2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 372
Posted By tscarps
i've had good luck with the Trico Flex blades but...

i've had good luck with the Trico Flex blades but they are a little spendy in my opinion.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-10-2021, 06:42 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 13,955
Posted By tscarps
We drink from the tank and have never had an...

We drink from the tank and have never had an issue. We have a 3 stage water filter under the sink for drinking water but honestly it's more for taste than health concerns.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-09-2021, 01:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 540
Posted By tscarps
We have the Garmin Dashcam 55 and have been very...

We have the Garmin Dashcam 55 and have been very happy with it. it also alerts to lane departure and collision warnings better than i would have expected as an added bonus. I think there are newer...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-21-2021, 07:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 931
Posted By tscarps
Stone mountain is a really nice campground and...

Stone mountain is a really nice campground and can handle big rigs
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-24-2021, 08:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 525
Posted By tscarps
Something to keep in mind is to make sure there...

Something to keep in mind is to make sure there is a decent seat and seatbelt for your car seats. especially if you plan on having more kids. We bought our class a when we were under the impression...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-23-2021, 06:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 639
Posted By tscarps
Thanks! Curious to see how it works for you long...

Thanks! Curious to see how it works for you long term. definitely a viable solution
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-23-2021, 05:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 639
Posted By tscarps
Which system did you buy?

Which system did you buy?
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 03-21-2021, 06:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 465
Posted By tscarps
You could add a trap but you would also need to...

You could add a trap but you would also need to add a vent so the water does not siphon out of it. You would need to make sure the trap is weatherproof if the weather gets below freezing.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 03-20-2021, 02:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 709
Posted By tscarps
Check out the north shore of Lake Superior in MN...

Check out the north shore of Lake Superior in MN from Duluth to Grand Portage. Lots of interesting stuff to see and tour.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 03-16-2021, 06:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 395
Posted By tscarps
i got this same answer and have not tried it yet...

i got this same answer and have not tried it yet either. I did have them enroll me in autopay in the meantime while i had them on the phone.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 03-16-2021, 06:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 599
Posted By tscarps
We switched to YTTV about a year ago and have...

We switched to YTTV about a year ago and have been very happy. We are not full timers but take month long trips at a time find that we use about 200gb roughly per month for our watching habits. We...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 03-03-2021, 02:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Posted By tscarps
Yes, typically the same connection point. the...

Yes, typically the same connection point. the lever you are referring to is a diverter valve which tells the water too either go to the tank and fill it or when switched the other way to bypass the...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 02-28-2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,769
Posted By tscarps
We use yttv for streaming and like it. One thing...

We use yttv for streaming and like it. One thing I've noticed is that if I use my phone and cast it to my Chromecast it asks me to verify my location and provides me with the local channels for that...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 02-12-2021, 09:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 881
Posted By tscarps
That's the great thing about being self...

That's the great thing about being self contained. you can limit your exposure just like you would at home only in the setting of your choosing. Enjoy!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-23-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 11,343
Posted By tscarps
Had mine stolen from my work truck about six...

Had mine stolen from my work truck about six months ago. Repaired it and parked it in a different location. 2 weeks later they stole the whole darn truck.
Forum: RV Gourmet 07-26-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,987
Posted By tscarps
We have the Weber q1200 and love it but honestly...

We have the Weber q1200 and love it but honestly we use our 22" Blackstone way more often.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-17-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 778
Posted By tscarps
I've used Blue Beacon a few times after returning...

I've used Blue Beacon a few times after returning to the Midwest from winter trips knowing I can't want the rug outside myself in freezing weather. They do a good job at a reasonable price but be...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 07-15-2020, 07:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,912
Posted By tscarps
Looks awesome. Thanks for detailing the process...

Looks awesome. Thanks for detailing the process and results
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 07-11-2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 993
Posted By tscarps
We are at RMP now but leaving tomorrow. We found...

We are at RMP now but leaving tomorrow. We found out they have 75 spots for each time slot that get released at 8am 2 days before the date of entrance. In order to get one of those you have to be...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-10-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,853
Posted By tscarps
Glad you got it working, i know how frustrating...

Glad you got it working, i know how frustrating that is. I had an issue with mine early on and had to call the Truma service line. I will say they answered quickly and were very helpful if you have...
Forum: Vintage RV's 07-10-2020, 02:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 365
Posted By tscarps
I have a lot of respect for the pros that do...

I have a lot of respect for the pros that do detail work. it is a tom of work on a car let alone a giant motorhome or fifth wheel.
Forum: Full-Timers 07-10-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 13,832
Posted By tscarps
My surge protector is hard wired in but have left...

My surge protector is hard wired in but have left out many other items that would be easy to steal and never had a problem.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-25-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 846
Posted By tscarps
We use Youtube TV as well and find that not many...

We use Youtube TV as well and find that not many TVs have it on their native apps. On the TVs we have that do not have the app we use either a Chromecast or Roku stick
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-24-2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,703
Posted By tscarps
I do it just to be sure the bay is staying above...

I do it just to be sure the bay is staying above freezing. I use a small heater to keep it above freezing when traveling during winter. this gives me peace of mind without having to go outside to...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 06-05-2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,541
Posted By tscarps
I haven't had enough coffee yet to do all the...

I haven't had enough coffee yet to do all the math but i'm sure there will be plenty of folks that will jump in on that part. before buying my current class A i towed a Mallard travel trailer with...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 06-04-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 856
Posted By tscarps
Is the hydraulic fluid for the levelers low?

Is the hydraulic fluid for the levelers low?
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 06-03-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By tscarps
The campground at Fort DeSoto south of Tampa is...

The campground at Fort DeSoto south of Tampa is worth a look.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-09-2020, 07:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,703
Posted By tscarps
Yes, the propane Bay is exposed and unlike the...

Yes, the propane Bay is exposed and unlike the front compartment doesn't heat up with generator use. On the model I have it displays the inside temp and both of the remote sensors. So 3 temp...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-08-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,703
Posted By tscarps
Like others above I bought an indoor/outdoor with...

Like others above I bought an indoor/outdoor with wireless sensors. I mounted the main unit next to the drivers seat then put one sensors in the propane Bay for outside temp and another in the wet...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 05-05-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 967
Posted By tscarps
I tow my 2015 f150 at times behind our motorhome...

I tow my 2015 f150 at times behind our motorhome and use a Tow Defender. Haven't had any issues.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 05-05-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By tscarps
Agree with this 100%. In my case I had a bad...

Agree with this 100%. In my case I had a bad wiper motor causing an intermittent issue. They wouldn't pay for any time to diagnose and refused to pay full price for the parts needed ordered directly...
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 04-22-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,795
Posted By tscarps
What didn't work out?

What didn't work out?
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 04-17-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,795
Posted By tscarps
I appreciate this thorough reply. Your likes...

I appreciate this thorough reply. Your likes reinforced what we are looking for. Your dislikes are good food for thought as we take a second look. We are a little ways off from making the jump but...
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 04-16-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,795
Posted By tscarps
We're looking at going from a 2017 40D to the...

We're looking at going from a 2017 40D to the 44B. Glad to hear your experience so far has been good. Keep us posted on how it drives when/if we can all get back on the road
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 02-07-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 2,250
Views: 1,387,710
Posted By tscarps
It is a Lazy Boy. I believe the model is Rowan

It is a Lazy Boy. I believe the model is Rowan
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 08-18-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,750
Posted By tscarps
Thanks for the input. I figured it likely...

Thanks for the input. I figured it likely wouldn't work the way I was hoping so thought I'd ask before sending the money.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 08-18-2019, 05:59 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,750
Posted By tscarps
The reason I ask is that kevinantholt's link to...

The reason I ask is that kevinantholt's link to Verizon has a prepaid phone plan with unlimited data. Wondering if that Sim could be used in a hotspot or router
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 08-17-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,750
Posted By tscarps
Did you move the Sim card from a phone to the...

Did you move the Sim card from a phone to the 8800? Would that plan work with a pepwave or cradlepoint router?
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-15-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 408
Posted By tscarps
They are your low point drains for draining the...

They are your low point drains for draining the entire plumbing system of water before winterizing or storage. Each line (both red and blue) should have it's own shutoff valve that should be closed...
Forum: iRV2 Owners Registry 08-14-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 240
Posted By tscarps
Great coach! We have the 2017 40D and now that...

Great coach! We have the 2017 40D and now that we replaced the l-shaped sofa we couldn't be happier. Enjoy!
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 08-06-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,167
Posted By tscarps
We stayed there in Nov. 2017 and loved it. Its a...

We stayed there in Nov. 2017 and loved it. Its a clean park and right on the water. Not the gulf but the causeway. You are within walking distance to all the restaurants and amenities on Pensacola...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 07-23-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 2,250
Views: 1,387,710
Posted By tscarps
Finally replaced uncomfortable L-Shaped Couch

Inspired by so many past threads i finally replaced the wildly uncomfortable L-Shaped couch with a La-Z-Boy Wall Hugger Sofa. Couldn't be happier.

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Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 07-13-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 1,905
Views: 293,544
Posted By tscarps
There are some more robust alternatives out there...

There are some more robust alternatives out there but for basic needs it works fine.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 07-13-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 1,905
Views: 293,544
Posted By tscarps
Yes, it works tethered to wifi ranger. I'm doing...

Yes, it works tethered to wifi ranger. I'm doing this now and working pretty well.
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 07-09-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,930
Posted By tscarps
I'm guessing quesadilla

I'm guessing quesadilla
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 06-15-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,665
Posted By tscarps
Portal is amazing. I recommend the resort side...

Portal is amazing. I recommend the resort side over the regular campground but both sides are nice
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