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Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 09-05-2021, 09:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 384
Posted By glarnold
TerryH - I understand the safety factor. Not...

TerryH - I understand the safety factor. Not really an issue at this point, as the only way I can get the step to stay out, is with the door (and screen door) open. Or turning off the 12 volt battery...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 09-04-2021, 05:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 384
Posted By glarnold
Emergency brake set? Yes. It has to be set to...

Emergency brake set? Yes. It has to be set to operate the slide. But just tested it anyway.

Which brings up a complication to what I thought might be a "small" problem. With the door open and the...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 09-04-2021, 08:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 384
Posted By glarnold
Kwikee, single step.

Kwikee, single step.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 09-03-2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 384
Posted By glarnold
Should be a small step problem

Have a newly acquired 2006 Gulf Stream BT Cruiser, 5230. On purchase day, the step did not retract. Salesman flipped the switch a couple of times, and it did work as it should. But a few days later,...
Forum: Class B Motorhome Discussions 05-11-2021, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By glarnold
Precaution

If you do get one, please take one small precaution. With electricity disconnected, go to the wiring panel and firmly tighten all connections. Takes very little effort, and can prevent a lot of...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 11-06-2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,860
Posted By glarnold
OK. Got one of these a couple weeks ago. Took a...

OK. Got one of these a couple weeks ago. Took a few days before I could get to the calibration. Spent about 20 minutes at it yesterday. Weight measure indicated about 5600 pounds (round dial with...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-04-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 651
Posted By glarnold
Thank you. That was very useful and helpful...

Thank you. That was very useful and helpful information.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-03-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 651
Posted By glarnold
Title Question...

Looking at a 2000 Winnebago Adventurer 35B that I'm purchasing. The title calls it Ford MH stripped chassis, weight 5,400. No mention of Winnebago or Adventurer. Is this normal? Or a potential...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 09-18-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,725
Posted By glarnold
Thanks to all for some very helpful information.

Thanks to all for some very helpful information.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 09-17-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,359
Posted By glarnold
One more idea - if the GFI socket is good and the...

One more idea - if the GFI socket is good and the kitchen ones are not, you probably have a wire disconnected on the socket itself. It is chained to the others. Simple to pull the socket out and look...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 09-17-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,359
Posted By glarnold
Just a thought - the GFI outlet can be checked by...

Just a thought - the GFI outlet can be checked by plugging something in to it and see if it is live. The reason I;m suggesting to check it is that very often that little reset button can be very...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-25-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,725
Posted By glarnold
Wireless magnetic towing lights

Has anyone here used any of the wireless magnetic tow lights, and what is your opinion of them? Seems like a good way to by-pass some of the connection headaches. Will they stay on and will they...
Forum: Just Conversation 09-07-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,294
Posted By glarnold
I've sold a few MH's over the last few years....

I've sold a few MH's over the last few years. This is how it worked in Nebraska (probably typical).

I advertise, buyer looks and decides to purchase. Buyer goes to his bank, gets a loan, and...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 08-01-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,444
Posted By glarnold
Of the several I've been in, it has been 11 to 15.

Of the several I've been in, it has been 11 to 15.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 07-30-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,048
Posted By glarnold
If you look at that picture of the cable plate,...

If you look at that picture of the cable plate, your clue is that little green light. If it is on, the switch on that plate is pushed in (OTA picture.) If the light is off, the switch is out, meaning...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-08-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 13,911
Posted By glarnold
One way to know for sure. For a few months, as...

One way to know for sure. For a few months, as you go out, vow not to unhitch the truck from the trailer. Go to the store, go sight-seeing, take the truck towing the trailer. You'll soon know whether...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 07-03-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,330
Posted By glarnold
For our '98 CRV, it was about $500 for the...

For our '98 CRV, it was about $500 for the baseplate, $400 for the install, $200 for the wiring stuff, $200 to install it. $350 (craigslist) for the used Blue Ox towbar and cables.
Forum: Vintage RV's 07-03-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By glarnold
Colaw RV salvage, Carthage, MO.

Colaw RV salvage, Carthage, MO.
Forum: Vintage RV's 06-17-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 745
Posted By glarnold
If you'd like to make the ceiling look good,...

If you'd like to make the ceiling look good, without spending hardly any money on it - drop in at Home Depot or such, and get some 8 ft long vinyl strips. Two inch wide and 1/4 or 3/8 inch thick....
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 06-10-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,961
Posted By glarnold
First, let me correct an erroneous assumption -...

First, let me correct an erroneous assumption - that you'll have lots of problems, are guaranteed to have lots of problems. This is simply not the case. Many RVers go through years of RV enjoyment...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 05-18-2018, 05:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 603
Posted By glarnold
I bought an RV that came with a Road-master tow...

I bought an RV that came with a Road-master tow bar. My CRV had a Blue Ox plate. The "adapters" to make a connection cost more than a used Blue Ox tow-bar, and would have required a shop and some...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-17-2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,657
Posted By glarnold
The real issue here is, do you have any of the...

The real issue here is, do you have any of the "stem" left in view. If so, you can attach a normal drain hose, attach it to a portable dump tank, and pull the stem with a pair of vise grips, and...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 04-19-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 65,132
Posted By glarnold
I'm curious, and trying to follow this - you said...

I'm curious, and trying to follow this - you said "... the other stuff in the kitchen plugged into GFCI-protected outlets don't" ... how do you determine that these are GFCI protected outlets?
...
Forum: Boondocking 04-15-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,248
Posted By glarnold
https://www.cpaptalk.com/CPAP-Sleep-Apnea-Forum.htm...

https://www.cpaptalk.com/CPAP-Sleep-Apnea-Forum.html?sid=1f20d549ad41cf031e3d9e721a8c8ce8

is the link for a cpap user group. If you do a search, you can find recommendations for mobile use, as well...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-14-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 982
Posted By glarnold
You said everything else works... 12 volt? ...

You said everything else works... 12 volt? Or anything 120 v work?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-14-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 982
Posted By glarnold
Need more information... Set up at campground?...

Need more information... Set up at campground? Any power to power pole? No power at motor home? Let's start with the basics.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-12-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 696
Posted By glarnold
Not sure what your front looks like, but for...

Not sure what your front looks like, but for mine, plastic wire ties worked great.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 04-08-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,235
Posted By glarnold
Sounds like a rare rv salesman. He is basically...

Sounds like a rare rv salesman. He is basically correct. Front jacks are for leveling front to back. Side to side is best done with boards or pads, before the front to back. In fact, while still...
Forum: New Member Check-In 04-08-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By glarnold
Welcome. And enjoy the forum.

Welcome. And enjoy the forum.
Forum: New Member Check-In 04-08-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By glarnold
Welcome. And enjoy the forum.

Welcome. And enjoy the forum.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-08-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,974
Posted By glarnold
We've had enough bad stomach reactions to water...

We've had enough bad stomach reactions to water from the fresh water tank or campground water that we simply use bottled water. Not that difficult to do.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-08-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 902
Posted By glarnold
When we bought our last A, found it had a 74"...

When we bought our last A, found it had a 74" queen. Since we always replace the mattress on a used unit, we bought an 80 inch mattress. The space between the end of mattress and bedroom wall was...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 04-08-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,016
Posted By glarnold
Back when I bought my '06 View (used), gas and...

Back when I bought my '06 View (used), gas and diesel were both available. The diesel cost $10,000 more. And diesel fuel was about 10-20 % higher than gas. Gassers got 10-12 mpg, the diesels got...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-06-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,355
Posted By glarnold
A few do. Many do not. BTDT

A few do. Many do not. BTDT
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-05-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,006
Posted By glarnold
Have both (anal about backups). Coachnet has...

Have both (anal about backups). Coachnet has never let me down. GS has never come through.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 04-05-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 545
Posted By glarnold
Many couches have sufficient room underneath to...

Many couches have sufficient room underneath to straddle that furnace hump.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 04-04-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,116
Posted By glarnold
I have found that dealers who have people...

I have found that dealers who have people standing in line for repair work (very busy) tend to put "unimportant" service (to them) down the line.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-04-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,041
Posted By glarnold
"I'll still continue to look at the diesels. It...

"I'll still continue to look at the diesels. It can't hurt to look....right?;)"

That's the part that always gets me in trouble...
The hurtin' comes later...:angel:
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-04-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,355
Posted By glarnold
Sounds like a good deal to me. I removed them...

Sounds like a good deal to me. I removed them from an '01 Winnie, and had well over 40 hours into it. Decided my '04 Damon Daybreak looks pretty darned good, as is.:D:D
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-03-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,429
Posted By glarnold
That Plug Dog is about the niftiest little tool...

That Plug Dog is about the niftiest little tool I've seen in a long time. Thanks.
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 04-03-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,091
Posted By glarnold
Now that's funny !

Now that's funny !
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 03-22-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,727
Posted By glarnold
Well, Nebraska, with its unpredictable...

Well, Nebraska, with its unpredictable legislature, has just removed I80 from its proposal to up speeds by 5 mph. Only 17 days left.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 03-18-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,727
Posted By glarnold
Yeah. You're absolutely right on the 80 mph....

Yeah. You're absolutely right on the 80 mph. Faulty memory on my part.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 03-18-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,727
Posted By glarnold
Let me make another pass at this Nebraska speed...

Let me make another pass at this Nebraska speed limit thing. The legislature is considering raising I80 to 85 mph, from Omaha to Lincoln (about a 45 mile stretch). The governor has said he favors the...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 03-16-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,727
Posted By glarnold
Just curious about the change to Nebraska's speed...

Just curious about the change to Nebraska's speed limit. I know it was proposed back in January. But not been able to find where any actual change was made. Still looking. Thanks for the info.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 03-15-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,151
Posted By glarnold
Have had both. Wouldn't let it influence my...

Have had both. Wouldn't let it influence my decision.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 02-21-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,093
Posted By glarnold
They do make drop bar receivers (about two to ten...

They do make drop bar receivers (about two to ten inches) to level the tow bar.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 12-23-2017, 11:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,383
Posted By glarnold
It is doable. We just got a 1998 Honda CRV,...

It is doable. We just got a 1998 Honda CRV, towable 4 down, for $1800. It looks good, runs great, is a little bumpy, and had 217,500 miles on it. Should be good for another 100,000 or so. Prep for...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-10-2017, 08:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 621
Posted By glarnold
I want them to send me lots and lots of mail....

I want them to send me lots and lots of mail. Helps fund my retirement.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-31-2017, 06:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,730
Posted By glarnold
If I remember right, there is a switch that is...

If I remember right, there is a switch that is actuated by the emergency brake pedal. If it hangs up, will prevent the slide from working.
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