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Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 05-27-2021, 12:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 618
Posted By BradS7535
Battery Disconnect Switch

I understand that most ORVs from the factory come with a battery disconnect switch. If they also have solar, the charge controller is directly connected to the battery so flipping the disconnect...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-20-2021, 08:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By BradS7535
Talked to Battle Born, the answer for anyone else...

Talked to Battle Born, the answer for anyone else wondering is $75 off their 100Ah battery and 15% off accessories.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-18-2021, 01:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By BradS7535
Escapees Discounts

Anyone a current escapees member and can tell me what the current Battle Born discount is? Only info I've found is a year or so old and the discounted price is $879 for 100Ah battery. The price on BB...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 05-12-2021, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 534
Posted By BradS7535
Wire Routing

Planning out my solar/lithium/charger/inverter layout and wondering what people have done for routing wires. We have a 23BKS and our electric panel is located driver's side under a closet. I'm...
Forum: Vendor Spotlight (Deals, Announcements & More) 05-03-2021, 09:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 986
Posted By BradS7535
Is there an updated code for irv2 members? Was...

Is there an updated code for irv2 members? Was looking to purchase inverter system soon.
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 04-29-2021, 01:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 553
Posted By BradS7535
Some of the other differences I've seen, besides...

Some of the other differences I've seen, besides minor cosmetic differences:


1) No outdoor kitchen on Black Rock series
2) No ladder on Black Rock series
3) No full fiberglass front cap on...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 04-29-2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 553
Posted By BradS7535
Black Rock 23BKS vs Timber Ridge 23DBS

Have an order placed for a 2022 Timber Ridge 23DBS but found a used 2018 Black Rock 23BKS for sale close to me. What are the differences between the Black Rock series and Timber Ridge series for this...
Forum: Expandables, Hybrids, & Lightweights Discussion 04-22-2021, 02:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,311
Posted By BradS7535
Saw this post too late since you already got your...

Saw this post too late since you already got your Trailer (congrats!) But for anyone else searching, I know someone ;);) who's selling a 2006 2720QB Trailmanor in excellent condition.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 04-16-2021, 10:26 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,875
Posted By BradS7535
Yup, this is exactly what I did. Called and had...

Yup, this is exactly what I did. Called and had him modify the order to add the electronic rear locking.


Thanks all for your advice!
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 04-15-2021, 12:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By BradS7535
MPPT Operating Voltage

I've been researching RV solar electrical systems, planning on upgrading our future RV. I can't seem to find an answer, or real world performance answer to my questions.

I will have 2 170W Zamp...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 04-06-2021, 01:12 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,875
Posted By BradS7535
Went with the 7.3L gas and 10 speed auto...

Went with the 7.3L gas and 10 speed auto transmission. Thinking it would be good to get electronic locking since I'm interested in taking it off the paved roads in the future sometime. Don't think...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 04-05-2021, 11:57 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,875
Posted By BradS7535
Ordered 2WD. We are in sunny and dry SoCal.

Ordered 2WD. We are in sunny and dry SoCal.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 04-05-2021, 11:04 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,875
Posted By BradS7535
Super Duty Differentials

Ordered our 2022 F250 and stock option is a 3.55 non-limited slip differential. There is an option to add electronic locking to it for a few hundred. I've researched the different types of...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 04-04-2021, 02:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 646
Posted By BradS7535
Instead of the Nash 24B, check out the Outdoors...

Instead of the Nash 24B, check out the Outdoors RV 23DBS. We were comparing the two and the 23DBS was just overall a nicer trailer. Only about 5k difference in price new and we felt it was worth it...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 03-30-2021, 08:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 666
Posted By BradS7535
We've ordered the 23DBS. I know the XL has a...

We've ordered the 23DBS. I know the XL has a 1,000# tongue weight limit and I think (hope) we will be under that since we don't pack much. We have a slight incline in our driveway but I THINK i'll...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 03-28-2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 666
Posted By BradS7535
Trailer Valet XL

Anyone use a trailer valet or similar unit for moving their ORV? Any issues with weight or hitch height since I know the ORV coupler is higher than most.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 03-18-2021, 10:46 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,002
Posted By BradS7535
Ah, you got me. Yes we were originally looking at...

Ah, you got me. Yes we were originally looking at the 21DBS when we were trying to squeeze it into our Expedition EL. As soon as we decided to jump to the F350 we decided on the 23DBS (or Nash 24B)....
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 03-17-2021, 01:09 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,002
Posted By BradS7535
We have essentially removed the 1/2 ton towable...

We have essentially removed the 1/2 ton towable requirement, we are going to upgrade to an F250/F350. Agree on the smaller unit which is what has drawn us to the ORV (and the Nash 24B). I know...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 03-15-2021, 10:54 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,002
Posted By BradS7535
I looked at the 2445 and for the most part liked...

I looked at the 2445 and for the most part liked it. I might have to look into this one more. **Just did and damn, looks like they are even more expensive than the ORV!?!** I like the dinette in the...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 03-15-2021, 10:42 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,002
Posted By BradS7535
That's actually why I'm considering upgrading to...

That's actually why I'm considering upgrading to the F350 with the 6.2L. The F350 comes with the 10 speed auto trans. Figured that can only help with the towing and driving MPG.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 03-15-2021, 09:09 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,002
Posted By BradS7535
Considering both. We really like the ORV rigs but...

Considering both. We really like the ORV rigs but our current 2017 Expedition EL isn't up to snuff. We thought the F150 with HDPP would be a good fit since all the numbers fit.

After doing more...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 03-15-2021, 12:38 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,002
Posted By BradS7535
ORV 23DBS w/ F150 HDPP

Wondering what everyone's objective thoughts on towing a Outdoors RV 23DBS with a 2021 F150 Crew Cab with the Heavy Duty Payload Package and 3.5L Ecoboost.

I know everyone will recommend an F250...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 03-13-2021, 10:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,298
Posted By BradS7535
Yeah, I noticed that and talked to a dealer and...

Yeah, I noticed that and talked to a dealer and there are only 2 in all of SoCal with the HDPP. We have no problem ordering from the factory with exactly the options we want. We would go with the...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 03-13-2021, 10:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,298
Posted By BradS7535
Thanks for your response and the info on the...

Thanks for your response and the info on the Nissan and F250. We are not "big" camping people, my wife and I with 2 young kids going for a weekend here and there in a state or national park. 90% of...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 03-12-2021, 09:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,298
Posted By BradS7535
It's not that I don't want to max out the...

It's not that I don't want to max out the trailer, I was just trying to get a slightly more realistic idea of weights. Obviously I would be below my weights if I just went to the dealer and picked up...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 03-12-2021, 09:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,298
Posted By BradS7535
I have seen this assumption before and I'm...

I have seen this assumption before and I'm wondering if this is just an "easy" way to quickly size a TT to a TV or a more accurate way to determine actual tongue weight vs just using the...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 03-10-2021, 09:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,298
Posted By BradS7535
Haven't seen them. Checked their site and...

Haven't seen them. Checked their site and lightest I see is the Imagine XLS 21BHE @ GVWR 6,395#. Am I missing some?
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 03-10-2021, 08:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,298
Posted By BradS7535
Yeah, that's what I've been struggling with. ...

Yeah, that's what I've been struggling with.


I guess the basic question of my post is: Based on our current TV, what is the best quality brand with a bunkhouse should we look at?


Outdoors -...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 03-10-2021, 06:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,298
Posted By BradS7535
TT Brands and Towing Capacity

New member who has been browsing the forums and grateful for all the useful info that everyone has posted. But my brain hurts trying to figure out what I should do. I'll try to keep it short (easier...
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