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Forum: Boondocking 10-07-2021, 11:40 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,121
Posted By BoomtownDave
" ....I grabbed that sucker and headed for the...

" ....I grabbed that sucker and headed for the fire and proceeded with my nightly ritual. It all went into the fire. It has been my habit since my early teens backpacking in the cascades in...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 09-26-2021, 03:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,317
Posted By BoomtownDave
Plenty of beers, fine liquors and wine. If ya...

Plenty of beers, fine liquors and wine. If ya like those kind of things..
Forum: Just Conversation 09-26-2021, 01:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,133
Posted By BoomtownDave
I'm never sure why the media gets so concerned...

I'm never sure why the media gets so concerned with one story, when there are sooo many other unfortunate individuals that go missing every year. I'm sorry for her and her family. For all the others,...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 09-14-2021, 04:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,589
Posted By BoomtownDave
When I had issues with my auto leveling system, I...

When I had issues with my auto leveling system, I reported some serious safety issues with Lippert, ORV and the dealership. Only the dealership and ORV showed any concern in one e-mail, saying they...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 08-05-2021, 05:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By BoomtownDave
How long do you camp for? Is it three to four...

How long do you camp for? Is it three to four men, or women? No offence here, but some men tend to use "the great outdoors" a bit more & don't need to shower every day. Outdoor showers work too....
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 08-01-2021, 04:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 558
Posted By BoomtownDave
Thanks I will try that!!!

Thanks I will try that!!!
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 06-28-2021, 01:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,442
Posted By BoomtownDave
Check out these guys for parts & some technical ...

Check out these guys for parts & some technical

https://thenorcoldguy.com/norcold-technical-blog/
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 06-22-2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 850
Posted By BoomtownDave
I have a 190 watt roof panel wired to a Go Power...

I have a 190 watt roof panel wired to a Go Power controller, and a 60 watt Colman panel with its own controller for the side port. Although I do bring a 2000w generator, but it has been designated...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 05-11-2021, 09:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,390
Posted By BoomtownDave
"We put a torpedo level on the back bumper when...

"We put a torpedo level on the back bumper when parking and if the bubble is near level, then we are good. If not, we will put the low side up on leveling blocks to get our side to side level...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 05-10-2021, 10:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,390
Posted By BoomtownDave
I have contacted Lippert, and the dealership with...

I have contacted Lippert, and the dealership with hopes they will inform ORV as well. The bad thing about it is the battery disconnect switch DID NOT WORK either! These things are directly connected...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 05-08-2021, 12:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,390
Posted By BoomtownDave
Levelers Lost Their Mind

When setting up this spring, the levelers lost their mind and kept extending, trying to level. I could not shut it down from the outside control, and had to go inside to the touch panel.

The...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 05-08-2021, 10:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,521
Posted By BoomtownDave
I had my vent cover in place for January,...

I had my vent cover in place for January, February and half of March. When I took it out, the maxxfan lost its mind: opening, closing, on, off ect. I figured at the time it was a moisture issue, and...
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 05-02-2021, 11:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 310
Posted By BoomtownDave
A dirty black tank sensor, or can you actually...

A dirty black tank sensor, or can you actually see level when opening the toilet flush? It should not go there from the sinks or shower.
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 04-13-2021, 02:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 494
Posted By BoomtownDave
I had the same issue. Pressure everywhere except...

I had the same issue. Pressure everywhere except the sink in the bathroom, both taps. The issue just resolved itself without intervention, however I wonder if it will return.
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 04-01-2021, 04:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 499
Posted By BoomtownDave
Check/compare insurance & registration rates too....

Check/compare insurance & registration rates too. As a motor home is powered it will require a different policy than a trailer. You might be able to add a trailer to your home policy and save some $$
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-11-2021, 07:12 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 11,391
Posted By BoomtownDave
Thank you astrnmrtom for a very well written...

Thank you astrnmrtom for a very well written piece of advice! As a person with who has completed a year of war with mice and squirrels in my brand new ORV 22FQS, I confirm all that you have said. My...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 03-02-2021, 05:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,390
Posted By BoomtownDave
Thanks Matt! Didn't mean to highjack the thread....

Thanks Matt! Didn't mean to highjack the thread. I'm learning a lot here.
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 02-25-2021, 05:23 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,390
Posted By BoomtownDave
Does anyone actually know if it hurts the frame...

Does anyone actually know if it hurts the frame and/or the Lippert Ground Control units if the wheels do come off the ground? What can it break?

Thanks to all, Dave
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 01-28-2021, 09:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 967
Posted By BoomtownDave
Thanks for the responses! I don't know what the...

Thanks for the responses! I don't know what the issue was with that Lance. Last year, during the summer I could not even open any of the windows as they seemed like they were seized closed. Tried...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 01-27-2021, 10:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 967
Posted By BoomtownDave
Winter Storage: Park With Levelers Up or Down?

Hi. I had my old Lance camper for about 10 years, and for the last few years when I took it out of storage, another window would be cracked. A friend suggested the reason for this is the weather...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 01-21-2021, 09:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,390
Posted By BoomtownDave
My auto levelers have had my wheels off the...

My auto levelers have had my wheels off the ground on very uneven ground, however the manual says to avoid this. I never considered using them to change a tire until now.

Does it hurt the frame,...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-21-2021, 08:36 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 12,545
Posted By BoomtownDave
I always thought EVEYONE LOVES WINDCHIMES! I know...

I always thought EVEYONE LOVES WINDCHIMES! I know I do. I set them up all over the perimeter of my camp, so everyone can enjoy them. I ask others to set them up in their camp too, but people just...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 01-11-2021, 01:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,902
Posted By BoomtownDave
I didn't have one on my old Lance, and really...

I didn't have one on my old Lance, and really never had an issue other than a few leaves in the fall, and a bit of water inside after a wet or snowy trip. In fact the salesman recommended against it...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 12-22-2020, 11:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,480
Posted By BoomtownDave
I tow my 2020 22FQS with a Toyota Tundra. It does...

I tow my 2020 22FQS with a Toyota Tundra. It does good, especially after installing Firestone air bags. I know air bags don't change any weight ratings, but they sure do improve the way the rig...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-14-2020, 01:46 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 19,342
Posted By BoomtownDave
Higher prices ($25.00 +) will result in illegal...

Higher prices ($25.00 +) will result in illegal dumping. I'm glad most municipalities around my province are free. Also many Canadian Tire stores have them for free.
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 12-08-2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By BoomtownDave
This place custom builds trailer skirts of all...

This place custom builds trailer skirts of all kind. Just follow their instructions..
https://lookup-our-skirts.com/

I have repaired them with fiberglass, filler & paint with reasonably good...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 11-21-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,660
Posted By BoomtownDave
My 2020 22FQS is currently at a shop getting...

My 2020 22FQS is currently at a shop getting assessed for warranty as both mice and squirrels managed to take up residence. When I began to really look at the coroplast, I was surprised how many...
Forum: Boondocking 11-21-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,993
Posted By BoomtownDave
There is really no low (or high) temperature I...

There is really no low (or high) temperature I would leave at. Paying close attention to forecasts and being prepared is the main thing. In western Canada the high temperatures are never really an...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 11-16-2020, 12:35 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,042
Posted By BoomtownDave
Not new to RV's, but sometimes I think this forum...

Not new to RV's, but sometimes I think this forum needs an acronym page.
Dave
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 10-09-2020, 01:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,502
Posted By BoomtownDave
When on a slope its easy to run out of stroke on...

When on a slope its easy to run out of stroke on the jacks. Getting the trailer close to level by driving up onto blocks, and using blocks under the jacks is really the way to ensure you don't get an...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 09-27-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,502
Posted By BoomtownDave
I too have the 2020 ORV 22FQS Anniversary with...

I too have the 2020 ORV 22FQS Anniversary with auto levelers and yes they are very convenient. I have used them on some crazy backcountry & river side terrain and have got them to work every time....
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 08-18-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,040
Posted By BoomtownDave
Spare pump?

I would not have bought a ORV had I thought I needed to pack around pumps or suspension parts. Its more about tools that fix, maintain things, help others. Duct tape, zip ties, a few nails and...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 08-17-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 906
Posted By BoomtownDave
Me Too

I too bought my new 22FQS from Edwards in June. Good folks to deal with. Hope they help with warranty issues: cracks on the outer trim skirts around the right wheels and stairway. I live about 250 KM...
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