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Forum: Truck Conversions 05-29-2019, 11:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,762
Posted By Dick & Pat
We use the 330 Rule: 330 Miles or 3:30 PM,...

We use the 330 Rule:

330 Miles or 3:30 PM, Whichever Comes First :thumb:
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 05-29-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 836
Posted By Dick & Pat
We currently own a 37' Class A & do enjoy it, but...

We currently own a 37' Class A & do enjoy it, but it's not the same as it used to be with the travel trailers we owned. For some reason there is a tendency to stay inside more than when we had a TT....
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 05-28-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,630
Posted By Dick & Pat
Hey LucasCali : Many thanks for taking time...

Hey LucasCali :

Many thanks for taking time to share your experiences with your Coachman Prism . What you have done is reinforce my fears I've had for Coachmen & Forest River in past years. I've...
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 05-27-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,630
Posted By Dick & Pat
Coachmen Prism - Seeking Opinions

The Coachmen Prism motorhome looks appealing to us. We are planning to visit a dealer this week to view their selection of Prisms, and are seeking opinions of this RV from those who own one or those...
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 05-25-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,630
Posted By Dick & Pat
Question for Coachmen Prism Owners

We are going to see some Prism Elites next week. Like the looks on the Internet, but we do have one question about the swivel front seat being used as the main living room chairs, and their comfort...
Forum: Thor Industries Owner's Forum 12-06-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 587,352
Posted By Dick & Pat
Unfortunately we are winterized, now for the...

Unfortunately we are winterized, now for the second Winter in a row. Last year we cancelled our winter south, so my wife, who is not very mobile due to acute Spinal Steonsis, could get in to a...
Forum: Thor Industries Owner's Forum 12-05-2018, 03:25 AM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 587,352
Posted By Dick & Pat
Kinda Quiet Here !!

Everyone Must be Winterized :popcorn:
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 11-16-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 22,324
Posted By Dick & Pat
What a great topic this has been to read about....

What a great topic this has been to read about. We currently have a 38' Class A and enjoy it. It's been a wonderful permanent snowbird location RV, like for 4-5 months....roomy, comfortable, easy to...
Forum: Thor Industries Owner's Forum 11-06-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 587,352
Posted By Dick & Pat
Yes, our Jensen went "black & no camera" after...

Yes, our Jensen went "black & no camera" after just a year. Can't remember name of new radio for sure, but it was $900. Does Access Audio sound right? Maybe that's the dealer name :facepalm: Dealer...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-05-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,899
Posted By Dick & Pat
For 3+ years we have completely blocked a vent...

For 3+ years we have completely blocked a vent right next to the bed, otherwise with even minimal heat on overnight the bedroom is stifling. So far we've not experienced any of the potential problems...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 08-27-2017, 06:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 775
Posted By Dick & Pat
Try Kerrville TX in Hill Country. We winter at...

Try Kerrville TX in Hill Country. We winter at Guadalupe Jellystone RV Resort. An ideal sized park & community...lots going on. And a special group of friendly Winter Texans :greetings10::greetings10:
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 08-26-2017, 09:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 892
Posted By Dick & Pat
As a matter of fact, Busskipper, the San Juans is...

As a matter of fact, Busskipper, the San Juans is our alternate plan, and may soon be our primary destination. Seeing Aspens changing in late September sounds great. Might save Wyoming for next year....
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 08-25-2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 892
Posted By Dick & Pat
Wyoming Air Quality ??

Planning RV trip from Iowa to Wyoming for the month of September. With all of the wildfires to the West & North of Wyoming, some air quality issues have arisen for different parts of the state.

My...
Forum: Thor Industries Owner's Forum 08-06-2017, 08:01 AM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 587,352
Posted By Dick & Pat
Our 37GT requires 32" blades. Longest I could...

Our 37GT requires 32" blades. Longest I could find at auto stores was 28". Finally found RV dealer who had them....$109 for the pair. Since have seen many recommend good quality 28" doing the job...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-04-2017, 09:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 467
Posted By Dick & Pat
:greetings10: Welcome Hedlund from Fort Dodge...

:greetings10: Welcome Hedlund from Fort Dodge IA....darn near neighbors!!
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 08-03-2017, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 456
Posted By Dick & Pat
Pettibone is dandy!! Bet you'll want to stay more...

Pettibone is dandy!! Bet you'll want to stay more than one night once ya get there!
Forum: Thor Industries Owner's Forum 08-02-2017, 08:25 AM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 587,352
Posted By Dick & Pat
Very nice. We removed the uncomfortable sofa/bed...

Very nice. We removed the uncomfortable sofa/bed as well; have two nice Lazy Boy recliners with lamp table in between. Ours are not wall-away recliners so have to pull them out & brace with blocks in...
Forum: Thor Industries Owner's Forum 08-02-2017, 08:14 AM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 587,352
Posted By Dick & Pat
Same symptoms here last year...spent $900 for new...

Same symptoms here last year...spent $900 for new Alpine unit (w/GPS)...happy with results. Camera works great too!
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 05-31-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,720
Posted By Dick & Pat
100% Necessary, in my opinion. Wouldn't leave...

100% Necessary, in my opinion.
Wouldn't leave without one!

Consider the expense as if it were an insurance premium :flowers:
Forum: Jayco Owner's Forum 05-29-2017, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,609
Posted By Dick & Pat
Info on the jacks should be in your Owners...

Info on the jacks should be in your Owners manual, if not call Jayco or your selling dealer. We have had jacks not fully raise on occasion, but re-extending all jacks seems to solve our problem, at...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 05-29-2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,792
Posted By Dick & Pat
That's kinda the idea of Tom Sawyer; we were...

That's kinda the idea of Tom Sawyer; we were there for three days in cold conditions & loved the experience. We enjoy going & doing, too, but peace & quiet watching river barges was the purpose of...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-21-2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,233
Posted By Dick & Pat
You probably need to find an active motor coach...

You probably need to find an active motor coach dealer to obtain 32" blades or order some on-line. I ran all over Bushnell FL with no success...had to lay over a weekend, then found a dealer at The...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 05-20-2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,792
Posted By Dick & Pat
Another vote for Tom Sawyer Park. We were there a...

Another vote for Tom Sawyer Park. We were there a few years ago for three cold rainy days, but we're never bored once because of the perfect views the sites have of the river and its' barge traffic....
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 05-18-2017, 05:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,346
Posted By Dick & Pat
Have towed our 2015 Cherokee over 6000 miles with...

Have towed our 2015 Cherokee over 6000 miles with no wobble problem. We use a Blue Ox towbar. Did have to purchase a drop-down hitch for the motorhome, so towbar is level, otherwise too much angle. I...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-15-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,631
Posted By Dick & Pat
Pulled for a mile or more today...first one side...

Pulled for a mile or more today...first one side would lock, then after awhile the other side, but never both at once. Tried the forward, turning toward the unlocked side but that didn't work either....
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-15-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,631
Posted By Dick & Pat
Thanks, 70CSS. Now if I can get both handles to...

Thanks, 70CSS. Now if I can get both handles to lock at the same time we're good to go. Trailered for years...first MH experience:facepalm:
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-15-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,631
Posted By Dick & Pat
Tow Bar Locking Handles, Angle Degree When Locked

Have a new Blue Ox tow bar & did pick up some hints at other threads about getting both handles to lock, one being reversing the towed car slightly when hooked up to the MH.

When locked, the...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 03-21-2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,693
Posted By Dick & Pat
We have a 2004 F250 Crew Cab, same as yours,...

We have a 2004 F250 Crew Cab, same as yours, basically. Had air bags installed which helped level the truck/trailer. We also have the Moryde(sp) pin box and the Pull Rite SuperGlide hitch...we are...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 03-21-2011, 04:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 38,891
Posted By Dick & Pat
JAYCO !!!!!

JAYCO !!!!!
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 03-21-2011, 10:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 930
Posted By Dick & Pat
Beautiful park for sure; have driven thru but not...

Beautiful park for sure; have driven thru but not stayed there...would highly recommend !!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-15-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,144
Posted By Dick & Pat
Proud Non-Members of GS !! Get enough junk...

Proud Non-Members of GS !!

Get enough junk mail from AARP :rofl:
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 03-12-2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 976
Posted By Dick & Pat
When playing soldiers as kids, there was always...

When playing soldiers as kids, there was always an argument about who gets to be Audie Murphy !! He was most every kid's hero back in the 40's & 50's :thumb:
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 03-12-2011, 11:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,111
Posted By Dick & Pat
The one I don't have when I need it :sad:

The one I don't have when I need it :sad:
Forum: Hobbies, Passions & Pastimes 03-11-2011, 11:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,143
Posted By Dick & Pat
Two good MD websites: www.treasurenet.com...

Two good MD websites:

www.treasurenet.com (https://www.treasurenet.com) Big forum

www.mdparadise.net (https://www.mdparadise.net) Small but friendly
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-10-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,701
Posted By Dick & Pat
Great Advice so far & thanks all :flowers: ...

Great Advice so far & thanks all :flowers:

Lookin' forward to more tips :anyone:
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-10-2011, 05:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,790
Posted By Dick & Pat
$3.899 at W-M in Fort Dodge Iowa today :rofl:

$3.899 at W-M in Fort Dodge Iowa today :rofl:
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-09-2011, 03:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,701
Posted By Dick & Pat
Summer RV Storage

Most anywhere in RV forums, one can find checklists for winterizing an RV for storage; however, in searches we've never found a checklist for storing an RV over the summer. We may be leaving our...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 03-03-2011, 09:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 23,312
Posted By Dick & Pat
Living in Iowa, we are blessed with not even...

Living in Iowa, we are blessed with not even having to consider Atlanta....sympathy to those who do :flowers: Memphis & Birmingham are the only major cites for us enroute to Florida.
Forum: RV Events & Gatherings 02-23-2011, 04:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,006
Posted By Dick & Pat
Happy as heck for Trevor !! Other than...

Happy as heck for Trevor !!

Other than that, it was 3+ hours of fornicating "love bugs" chasing each other around the speedway. :2funny:

Thre "real" season begins this weekend in Phoenix...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 02-11-2011, 09:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,021
Posted By Dick & Pat
Our solution was 2" wood veneer mini blinds in...

Our solution was 2" wood veneer mini blinds in our dinette area, which we absolutely love instead of Day/Night Shades. Now the ones in the living area came unstrung so mini's going up there as well....
Forum: RV Events & Gatherings 02-11-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,109
Posted By Dick & Pat
Should be an interesting NASCAR season; Tony will...

Should be an interesting NASCAR season; Tony will represent Mobil One quite well.

BUD SHOOTOUT tomorrow night...Yeah!!! :dance:
Forum: Pop Up, Tent Trailer and Teardrop Topics 02-03-2011, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,186
Posted By Dick & Pat
There's a good chance the canvas has shrunk over...

There's a good chance the canvas has shrunk over the years, making zippers and velcro locations out of alignment. I would suggest finding a canvas/tent repair shop that could possibly sew in...
Forum: Texas Boomers 01-14-2011, 03:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,083
Posted By Dick & Pat
What's the name of the sports bar in Rockport,...

What's the name of the sports bar in Rockport, Jim ??

Sounds entertaining......and loud :laugh:
Forum: Just Conversation 01-14-2011, 03:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,820
Posted By Dick & Pat
We winter in the Corpus Christi area, and many...

We winter in the Corpus Christi area, and many who used to travel the 100+ miles south are now finding other things to do. We did have some friends who recently visited Progresso, got along fine but...
Forum: Hobbies, Passions & Pastimes 12-10-2010, 08:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,750
Posted By Dick & Pat
Never did get into the hobby, but as a kid I...

Never did get into the hobby, but as a kid I would spend hours hanging around watching others....some darn good pilots back then. Brings back great memories; like others have said, I didn't know...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 07-17-2010, 08:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 14,730
Posted By Dick & Pat
Thanks for the info, Ken :thumb:

Thanks for the info, Ken :thumb:
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 07-17-2010, 08:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 14,730
Posted By Dick & Pat
Vitalady: Our first year consisted of the usual...

Vitalady: Our first year consisted of the usual list of things to fix, but none were super serious. Dutchmen did prove to be difficult in getting responses, but luckily we had an insistent dealer...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 07-12-2010, 11:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,835
Posted By Dick & Pat
Nice report, Wayne...will put this one on our...

Nice report, Wayne...will put this one on our potential stays enroute to or from AZ :thumb:
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 07-11-2010, 09:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 14,730
Posted By Dick & Pat
I, too, would like to see a Grand Junction...

I, too, would like to see a Grand Junction discussion forum...however I absolutely understand why that's not a good idea. If it were opened up to GJ, why not every other model name in the industry ?...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 07-08-2010, 06:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,933
Posted By Dick & Pat
Last I knew it is legal here in Iowa....but...

Last I knew it is legal here in Iowa....but you'll never see us trying it :eek:
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