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Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-01-2021, 10:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 382
Posted By TCollins
Interesting Information on RV Industry

This video is up to date on what is happening in the rv industry. Doesn't sound like we should look for any price reductions anytime soon.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3uYvM6aciME
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-11-2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 11,402
Posted By TCollins
There are ways to get around it.

There are ways to get around it.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-11-2021, 10:22 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,021
Posted By TCollins
I see there are only 4 pages of responses to OP's...

I see there are only 4 pages of responses to OP's question so I doubt if it has been answered yet.


I skimmed through some of the pages but lost interest, I mean I didn't see the answer.

...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-12-2021, 05:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 434
Posted By TCollins
Soldering Wires in Motorhome

I've replaced the air conditioner in the motorhome. I would like to solder the wires as insurance against them vibrating apart. The fuse is pulled on the thermostat circuit and the breaker is turned...
Forum: Just Conversation 07-27-2021, 03:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,185
Posted By TCollins
This is either onions or garlic ...

This is either onions or garlic




https://www.irv2.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=336961&stc=1&thumb=1&d=1627061533
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-07-2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 350
Posted By TCollins
Be sure to check the rear also. Mine were...

Be sure to check the rear also. Mine were completely gone in back
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-30-2021, 08:36 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 6,032
Posted By TCollins
A few of mine are Ozzy's Boneyard ...

A few of mine are


Ozzy's Boneyard
SiriusXM Turbo
Classic Rock BBQ
Liquid Metal
Classic Vinyl
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-25-2021, 04:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 804
Posted By TCollins
Joe, did you notice the pictures on the rvshades...

Joe, did you notice the pictures on the rvshades website have the valances removed? Looks cleaner to me. Too bad many of the pictures are of residential s&b installations
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 06-23-2021, 04:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By TCollins
O Lloyd, thanks for the reply. I replaced all the...

O Lloyd, thanks for the reply. I replaced all the seals and I think the odor is taken care of. What doesn't make sense to me is the open space between the flush blade and the bottom of the toilet...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 06-23-2021, 04:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By TCollins
Thetford Toilet Question

I was chasing down an odor problem from the black tank in my daughters travel trailer and decided to remove the toilet to change the flange seal and the blade seal. The toilet is a Thetford Aqua...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 06-12-2021, 08:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By TCollins
According to the MDOT Mi Drive web site there is...

According to the MDOT Mi Drive web site there is a total closure in the Boyne Falls area on US131. US 31 to the west has a long section of construction just south of Charlevoix. There are not a lot...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-21-2021, 02:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 550
Posted By TCollins
I got mine for my 2004 Holiday Rambler off Amazon...

I got mine for my 2004 Holiday Rambler off Amazon after doing research on the Carefee of Colorado site.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-31-2021, 08:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 696
Posted By TCollins
Are you aware there are 2 or three more steps...

Are you aware there are 2 or three more steps inside of the MH? The floor of the living space will be around 45-46 inches above ground level. If the MH will be parked permanently a ramp could be...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-04-2021, 02:13 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,215
Posted By TCollins
I always tell them my 30 footer is 32 foot so...

I always tell them my 30 footer is 32 foot so they don't jam me in some space that is too tight
Forum: COVID-19 RVing Discussions 03-03-2021, 07:22 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,611
Posted By TCollins
I wonder what effect the 108 immigrants who...

I wonder what effect the 108 immigrants who tested positive for CV19 at the border and were released to continue on their way into Texas will have on future numbers?
Forum: Just Conversation 02-05-2021, 09:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 846
Posted By TCollins
New C Class?

Don't know what to say.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-27-2021, 06:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,609
Posted By TCollins
Maybe he is a rocket scientist:laugh:

Maybe he is a rocket scientist:laugh:
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 01-16-2021, 06:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 867
Posted By TCollins
Would you be able to supply the brand and model...

Would you be able to supply the brand and model of this freezer?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-08-2021, 09:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,394
Posted By TCollins
I came across this Holiday Rambler today while...

I came across this Holiday Rambler today while browsing through Craigs List. I had not seen this model before. I really like the placement of the entry door. It is just under 34 ft.


...
Forum: Just Conversation 12-12-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,779
Posted By TCollins
Currently, Up Above the Northern Lights by...

Currently, Up Above the Northern Lights by Mannheim Steamroller.


Second, (I know you didn't ask) is Humbugs also by Mannheim Steamroller.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-21-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By TCollins
Welcome to IRV2. Yup the two are pretty similar.

Welcome to IRV2. Yup the two are pretty similar.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-23-2020, 08:22 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,050
Posted By TCollins
The dealer told me all of those would work it...

The dealer told me all of those would work it must be true.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 10-20-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 397
Posted By TCollins
My daughter bought a TT with a Jensen...

My daughter bought a TT with a Jensen entertainment center. It doesn't work. I was able to locate an owners manual online. I will try to attach it to this post. Notice on page 6 item number 10. It is...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-18-2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,679
Posted By TCollins
A couple other possibilities. The coach had a...

A couple other possibilities. The coach had a flat tire when the outlets were installed so they looked straight at the time. Or the person installing them had one short leg or was standing on two...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-09-2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,209
Posted By TCollins
Ended up in the Chiropractor's office after our...

Ended up in the Chiropractor's office after our first outing this year due to trying to get my tools out of basement storage.(and this wasn't even under a slide) Bought one of these roller stools...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-18-2020, 06:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,438
Posted By TCollins
In my experience PPL does not stand alone in the...

In my experience PPL does not stand alone in the shabby rv market. When we were looking for our latest motorhome the vast majority of the dealers we visited specialized in dirty rv's.



We...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-18-2020, 06:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 731
Posted By TCollins
I usually blow the lines out with air then use...

I usually blow the lines out with air then use the on-board pump to suck antifreeze directly from the jug it comes in. I have done it this way for years with several different rv's.


I never...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-04-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 910
Posted By TCollins
When we are set up the recliners are brought...

When we are set up the recliners are brought forward so they actually recline. When we are traveling I push them back against the wall and put a seat belt around each one.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-03-2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 536
Posted By TCollins
If you are into woodworking a trip to Charm...

If you are into woodworking a trip to Charm Hardware in Charm, OH is a must. Large selection of exotic and domestic woods and any hand or power tool imaginable. Just South of Berlin



Another...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-01-2020, 08:48 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,652
Posted By TCollins
Take a look at Dynasty. They have rv mattress...

Take a look at Dynasty. They have rv mattress sizes but I don't know the prices.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-01-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 15,389
Posted By TCollins
Look honey, isn't that cute, the kids are playing...

Look honey, isn't that cute, the kids are playing slip-n-slide through that wet spot over there.
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 08-20-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By TCollins
Green or Yellow Anti Freeze

I have been looking for the source of loss of anti freeze on my V10. Finally found a small leak in the lower radiator hose where another hose was rubbing on it. So I'm preparing to change it out.

...
Forum: Just Conversation 08-17-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,348
Posted By TCollins
I'm afraid we would look like Mr. & Mrs. Humpty...

I'm afraid we would look like Mr. & Mrs. Humpty Dumpty trying to get out of our fire escape window. Probably have the same outcome as the fairy tale character.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-17-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,998
Posted By TCollins
Please do keep us informed of the outcome. We all...

Please do keep us informed of the outcome. We all learn from knowing how these problems are resolved.


Good luck, hope ins. company comes through for you.:thumb:
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-16-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By TCollins
Check out rvdumps.com if you are having trouble...

Check out rvdumps.com if you are having trouble finding a dump station.


My daughter took her TT down to Camping World last night. They have a dump station that is open 24/7 and had all the hoses...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-07-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 863
Posted By TCollins
My guess would be that you are going to be closer...

My guess would be that you are going to be closer to the upper end of NADA by the time you are done unless you are going to do all of the work yourself and can find the materials for next to nothing....
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-07-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,245
Posted By TCollins
In a small town we used to live in there was a...

In a small town we used to live in there was a young man who had always wanted a Corvette. He saved his money and finally bought a new white Corvette. Shortly after he was called up by the military....
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-07-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,227
Posted By TCollins
That creeps me out just thinking about it! ...

That creeps me out just thinking about it!


I'm with Lt Dan but I would be sure to get metal screen. Mice could chew through the nylon screen too easily. I forget what they were but I have seen...
Forum: COVID-19 RVing Discussions 08-06-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,286
Posted By TCollins
Just trying to get a feel for what folks thought...

Just trying to get a feel for what folks thought the fall camping season may be like since many kids will be out of school and easily be able to do distance learning.


If you have kids and are...
Forum: Just Conversation 08-03-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By TCollins
The Trouble With YouTube

I go to YouTube often to get information about a problem or project I am working on.


The problem is I start to click on the videos down the right side and end up wasting an hour or more watching...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-31-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 100,806
Posted By TCollins
I posted this picture back on January 17. Talked...

I posted this picture back on January 17. Talked to the neighbor today. The wiring has been chewed up by mice and he had a leak in the roof which has now resulted in the roof caving in.


They...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-27-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By TCollins
Increasing A/C Airflow

Below is a picture of the bottom of one of my a/c vents. The upright collar protrudes about 1/2" above the bottom of the duct into the airflow when the vent is mounted.


I am wondering if I can...
Forum: COVID-19 RVing Discussions 07-26-2020, 07:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,286
Posted By TCollins
Wonder About This Fall

Don't know how it will be in the rest of the country but around here many of the schools will be distance learning only. This means the kids can attend school from anywhere there is an internet...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 07-24-2020, 08:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 808
Posted By TCollins
We stayed at Whispering Hills RV Park about 25...

We stayed at Whispering Hills RV Park about 25 miles south of the Ark. Nice place.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-13-2020, 07:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,338
Posted By TCollins
The one dealer I pass with some regularity has...

The one dealer I pass with some regularity has been full all year.


The used market appears to be on fire. My daughter has been trying to find a used bunkhouse trailer under 30' in length and has...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 07-07-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,030
Posted By TCollins
I have not stayed at any of these. Just found...

I have not stayed at any of these. Just found them on a Google search.


https://www.teepeefamilycampground.com/


https://koa.com/campgrounds/mackinaw-city/site-type/rv-camping-sites/

...
Forum: COVID-19 RVing Discussions 06-28-2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 32,292
Posted By TCollins
291340

291340
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-25-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,569
Posted By TCollins
Take a close look at both scaffolds linked to in...

Take a close look at both scaffolds linked to in the first post. I have one as shown in the Walmart link. It is very wobbly and very difficult to move around on. I have to use at least two c-clamps...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 06-22-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 553
Posted By TCollins
Freeze Control Sensor

My A/C: Duo Therm Quick Cool 13,500 btu, model 59516.531


This is an image of the freeze control sensor I took off my A/C. It has a series of two lines of numbers on it. The top line is T-O-D...
Forum: COVID-19 RVing Discussions 06-19-2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 32,292
Posted By TCollins
Where there's a will there's a way

Where there's a will there's a way
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