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Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 08-23-2022, 08:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 759
Posted By NITEHAWK
Doggie Do bag.

Doggie Do bag.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-23-2022, 07:59 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,098
Posted By NITEHAWK
Ever notice how these deadly outcomes evolve into...

Ever notice how these deadly outcomes evolve into financial liability?
Who held the gun to the girl's head and forced her to drink?
Don't give me that she is too young to be liable for her own...
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 08-10-2022, 08:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,760
Posted By NITEHAWK
And how about an abacus? How many people have...

And how about an abacus? How many people have even seen one in use?
Forum: Just Conversation 08-08-2022, 07:43 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,242
Posted By NITEHAWK
Try running the "perked" coffee thru the grounds...

Try running the "perked" coffee thru the grounds again.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-31-2022, 08:25 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,435
Posted By NITEHAWK
Oh, sure, no one has ever been buffeted from the...

Oh, sure, no one has ever been buffeted from the air stream behind a large trailer, be it semi or TT, and have a caravan of impatient idiots driving under powered, overloaded vehicles jammed up...
Forum: Boondocking 07-29-2022, 09:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 767
Posted By NITEHAWK
I did use my temp gun and tested the temps both...

I did use my temp gun and tested the temps both inside the "house" and outside by itself. Generator temps remained the same.

Ran so cool that it turned blue:whistling::laugh:
Forum: Boondocking 07-27-2022, 08:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 767
Posted By NITEHAWK
OK, found ALL the pictures of the generator house

OK, found ALL the pictures of the generator house
Forum: Boondocking 07-27-2022, 08:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 767
Posted By NITEHAWK
Please look closer at the pictures. There is an...

Please look closer at the pictures. There is an opening at the front for access to the controls and the plug-in outlet and cooling air intake. There is ALSO an opening at the rear for the hot air...
Forum: Boondocking 07-26-2022, 04:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 767
Posted By NITEHAWK
Pictures of my "Generator house"

Sorry I can't find the original post but I did find these pictures of the blue food grade plastic barrel I modified to house our Westinghouse iGen2500
The pics were on my new desktop, not on my old...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 07-26-2022, 04:09 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,378
Posted By NITEHAWK
Oh ye of little faith!!! We used the...

Oh ye of little faith!!!
We used the Westinghouse generator last fall every day for two weeks up north while boondocking and the plastic barrel didn't melt--not even warped from the heat.
I have...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 07-25-2022, 11:09 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,378
Posted By NITEHAWK
For what it is worth: We bought a Westinghouse...

For what it is worth:
We bought a Westinghouse iN2500 generator. Then I took a blue food grade plastic barrel and cut the barrel about 28" up from the bottom and lined it with bubble wrap sound...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 07-22-2022, 08:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 395
Posted By NITEHAWK
Verify you are getting power to the cable going...

Verify you are getting power to the cable going to the antenna.
Just because the light is on doesn't necessarily mean the booster is hooked up properly or even working.
Why not buy a Jack Antenna...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-22-2022, 08:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 834
Posted By NITEHAWK
About four years ago our rear AC unit went out on...

About four years ago our rear AC unit went out on our 1989 coach (who would have thought!!?)
Anyway, delivery was "available" for November. In Wisconsin?? They had to be kidding, right?
Anyway, we...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-20-2022, 07:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By NITEHAWK
WD-40?

WD-40?
Forum: Electric RVs and EV Charging 07-19-2022, 10:38 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,623
Posted By NITEHAWK
My, how things seem to balance out. Just watched...

My, how things seem to balance out. Just watched an article on the TV news last night.
Seems a young woman bought a used EV for $11,000. The battery quit shortly after and there are no batteries of...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-17-2022, 09:18 AM
Replies: 1,762
Views: 311,779
Posted By NITEHAWK
About seven years ago we stopped at the Blue Ox...

About seven years ago we stopped at the Blue Ox factory and then Winnebago at Forest City.
It had rained all night but had stopped about an hour earlier. So we went in to the models on display. The...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-14-2022, 05:17 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,189
Posted By NITEHAWK
We have the Zip Dee awnings on our coach and Zip...

We have the Zip Dee awnings on our coach and Zip Dee offers a retrofit option that lets the owner slide the lower arm up enough that people can walk right next to the coach and not hit their head....
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-13-2022, 07:33 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,652
Posted By NITEHAWK
I've posted B4 about this subject but forgot to...

I've posted B4 about this subject but forgot to add this.
We try (weather permitting) to be packed up and ready to depart about one hour before official checkout time. We use the time remaining to...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-10-2022, 09:54 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,652
Posted By NITEHAWK
And why is it that those in the right have to...

And why is it that those in the right have to always yield to some rectum or idiot that doesn't read and adhere to the regulations?
More people need to understand that they also have rights that...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 06-26-2022, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 457
Posted By NITEHAWK
Granted my unit is now 33 years old, but about 9...

Granted my unit is now 33 years old, but about 9 years ago I had a leak from the rear AC unit in the coach bedroom.
Turns out the rain water was coming in around one of the bolts heads that hold the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-10-2022, 06:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 242
Posted By NITEHAWK
I have the same Onan Emerald III (propane fueled)...

I have the same Onan Emerald III (propane fueled) and had the same problem.
I ended up pulling the circuit board, getting the part # and ordering a new board from Dinasour Boards Co.
Get your part...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 06-08-2022, 06:16 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,791
Posted By NITEHAWK
It has been said that the proof is in the pudding...

It has been said that the proof is in the pudding (whatever that means)
All I know is that without the light bulb bug zappers in our backyard the DW gets swarmed and bitten by mosquitoes. Bug light...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 06-07-2022, 08:16 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,132
Posted By NITEHAWK
Old Saying:"Better to have a loaded gun and not...

Old Saying:"Better to have a loaded gun and not need it than to need a loaded gun and not have it."
Something a LEO told me years ago that I never forgot:"We will protect you when we get to you. It...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 06-05-2022, 09:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,791
Posted By NITEHAWK
We bought a few of those combo LED light and blue...

We bought a few of those combo LED light and blue light bug zappers from Menard's here in Wisconsin.
Granted they are 120V but have lasted three years now and at $5.99 each they work great!
We even...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 05-25-2022, 07:53 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,662
Posted By NITEHAWK
Always appreciate the application of some "elbow...

Always appreciate the application of some "elbow grease" Nice result.
Take a look at my 33 year old wheels here, on our Foretravel GV with 85,000 miles on it.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 05-23-2022, 07:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 462
Posted By NITEHAWK
I totally disconnect my batteries from just...

I totally disconnect my batteries from just before Halloween until today (5/23/2022) and leave my 8D in the coach--totally disconnected.
The START batteries (2) I brought home and yesterday I put...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-21-2022, 08:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,262
Posted By NITEHAWK
OSB (oriented strand board) loses its integrity...

OSB (oriented strand board) loses its integrity once it gets wet. It will swell and then the wood pieces separate.
I had a leak just inside the door on our 32 year old Class A Foretravel coach....
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-21-2022, 08:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,749
Posted By NITEHAWK
We have the small Weber gas grill with the...

We have the small Weber gas grill with the standard grate, but wanted an alternative griddle plate.
Bought a Lodge cast iron combo plate. Flat smooth surface on one side and ribbed surface on the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-19-2022, 06:32 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,921
Posted By NITEHAWK
Our coach sits in a pole building 30 miles away...

Our coach sits in a pole building 30 miles away from our home.
I remove the two START batteries but leave the 8D battery in the coach---totally disconnected--from just before Halloween until Monday...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-18-2022, 08:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 807
Posted By NITEHAWK
Me, the Wife, and our cat= 3 4 FUN Our towed...

Me, the Wife, and our cat= 3 4 FUN
Our towed was= 3 4 FUN 2
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-08-2022, 08:04 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 42,565
Posted By NITEHAWK
The only reason those trailers in the Aussie's...

The only reason those trailers in the Aussie's picture are upside down is because they are on the other side of the planet.
Over there they are right side up.:dance:
Forum: Vintage RV's 05-06-2022, 09:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 240
Posted By NITEHAWK
Check your fuel gauge. Is it accurate? Have you...

Check your fuel gauge. Is it accurate?
Have you done any algae treatment?
Plugged fuel filter(s)?
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 05-06-2022, 09:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,189
Posted By NITEHAWK
My first thought was:"Yup, another slide...

My first thought was:"Yup, another slide mechanism failure! Boy, am I ever glad we don't have slides!!"
Maybe NOT a slide failure but an organic failure, but my first thought was what I posted...
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 05-01-2022, 10:09 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,658
Posted By NITEHAWK
What sound does a 10,000# canary make??? ...

What sound does a 10,000# canary make???


Now you yell really loud: CHEEP!!!!
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-27-2022, 09:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 909
Posted By NITEHAWK
We used to spend winters down south in one spot...

We used to spend winters down south in one spot for the winter months.
I installed what is called a "third gate valve" so that I could do a rinse of the black tank when I did a "dump".
It goes like...
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 04-26-2022, 09:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,448
Posted By NITEHAWK
Rocket will be 20 years old this September. He...

Rocket will be 20 years old this September.
He considers himself a camper cat and that HE owns our Class A coach.
If he gets out of the house he will go and lay next to the steps going into the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-21-2022, 09:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By NITEHAWK
Amazing how designers can unthinkingly put a...

Amazing how designers can unthinkingly put a terribly weak design part in a good system!
I had my Zip Dee patio awning collapse because the cheap low grade #10-32 bolt holding one axle end broke or...
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 04-17-2022, 08:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,019
Posted By NITEHAWK
NEVER argue with stupid or crazy people. Your...

NEVER argue with stupid or crazy people.
Your audience might not be able to tell the difference. (read something similar somewhere)
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-15-2022, 09:51 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 33,329
Posted By NITEHAWK
The word I had was that our coach sat in storage...

The word I had was that our coach sat in storage for over ten years, was brought out, totally gone thru, including a custom paint job, rebuilding the gen, going thru everything, and then sold to the...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 04-13-2022, 10:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,018
Posted By NITEHAWK
Had similar problem with our coach when I tried...

Had similar problem with our coach when I tried to plug into an OLD, OLD cottage up by Lake Tomahawk, WI. Tried plugging a little idiot tell-tail wiring indicator and the wrong lights came on and...
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 04-07-2022, 08:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 576
Posted By NITEHAWK
Would the ending be composed by an angry spouse...

Would the ending be composed by an angry spouse and say something about a painful and bloody end?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-06-2022, 08:42 AM
Replies: 608
Views: 152,355
Posted By NITEHAWK
I can't remember how many times we came back to...

I can't remember how many times we came back to verify that I had closed the garage door.
Forum: Just Conversation 04-06-2022, 07:25 AM
Replies: 2,381
Views: 118,466
Posted By NITEHAWK
It was in the last place I looked. DUH!!!

It was in the last place I looked. DUH!!!
Forum: Vintage RV's 04-02-2022, 01:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By NITEHAWK
You must have 6V bulbs on the car, so why not...

You must have 6V bulbs on the car, so why not just replace the bulbs on the trailer taillights with 6V bulbs also? The wiring doesn't know 6V from 12V, does it?
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 04-02-2022, 01:54 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,947
Posted By NITEHAWK
Why not just set the coffee maker in the sink...

Why not just set the coffee maker in the sink until a few cups have been dispensed?
Forum: Just Conversation 04-02-2022, 10:08 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,794
Posted By NITEHAWK
Our philosophy is decorations up two weeks before...

Our philosophy is decorations up two weeks before Christmas and down two weeks after Christmas and the Christmas spirit (as in Christ's teachings) all year round.
Works for us.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-01-2022, 10:39 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,975
Posted By NITEHAWK
I was taught that I had to return anything I...

I was taught that I had to return anything I borrowed in better condition than I got it.
Once borrowed a 82 year old farmer's "second" WD tractor with a "bad" cylinder.
Finally the weather got good...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-01-2022, 09:11 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,975
Posted By NITEHAWK
Reading all the posts reminds me of a sign on a...

Reading all the posts reminds me of a sign on a buddy's toolbox. It went like this: I spent my hard earned money on my tools. You spent your money on booze, parties, and playing. So don't ask to...
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 03-31-2022, 08:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,097
Posted By NITEHAWK
Smallest wood pellet grill

There is only the DW and me (and the cat) so we don't need or want a gargantuan pellet grill that will grill for a crowd.
Also, space for transporting in our 1989 36" Foretravel GV is also an issue,...
Forum: Foretravel Owner's Forum 03-27-2022, 10:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 911
Posted By NITEHAWK
The ORED chassis design and specs was sold to...

The ORED chassis design and specs was sold to Freightliner/Daimler years ago.
I suggest you email Les Michaels at fcccservice@daimler.com and have your chassis number and Vin # handy.
Les has been...
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