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Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 02-25-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,376
Posted By Drafter
Bob has is right. I have a 2004 Magna Bob Lee...

Bob has is right. I have a 2004 Magna Bob Lee edition. I love everything about this coach. Tags-C15 Cat lots of room. Can't go wrong. I'm so impressed, I will sell mine and buy a new one when they...
Forum: Full-Timers 02-02-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,260
Posted By Drafter
Ok, Been homeless since Dec. 22,2012. Moved into...

Ok, Been homeless since Dec. 22,2012. Moved into a motel until all our business is done, now it's snowing. So Wed Feb. 6, 2013 we will be free to head south for the winter. Then who knows? Can't wait...
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 02-02-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,290
Posted By Drafter
Love the Living Will idea Wayne. I'm and old Army...

Love the Living Will idea Wayne. I'm and old Army guy and would like to go out my way. I may fill this form out with a smile on my face. Thanks for your service!
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 12-23-2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,447
Posted By Drafter
Ray, congrats on the Magna. I think you made a...

Ray, congrats on the Magna. I think you made a good choice in the CC Magna. This is my first CC and so far I love it. We are starting FT so let the adventure begin! Hope to meet you while we are...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 12-13-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,236
Posted By Drafter
I use a Blue Ox tow system and SMI Air Force One...

I use a Blue Ox tow system and SMI Air Force One brake system. I love the SMI system. Just hookup and drive. Iwoudn't consider any other braking system after using it. But that's just IMO!
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 12-13-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,872
Posted By Drafter
Vito I have a CC Magna 2004 42 ft. With a C-15...

Vito
I have a CC Magna 2004 42 ft. With a C-15 Cat. I was averaging about the same mpg. It weighs 41,000 dry and Grvw is 47,000. I had the computer set at local Cat shop and running 60 mph with...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 11-29-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,745
Posted By Drafter
Thanks everyone. I think I will go with michelin....

Thanks everyone. I think I will go with michelin. We were just informed by the folks purchasing our home we need to be out Dec. 17. Then FT so must move fast.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 11-22-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,941
Posted By Drafter
Rosie and I are starting FT on December 20, 2012....

Rosie and I are starting FT on December 20, 2012. We will be on our way to Juno Beach FL. on the 28th! Can't wait. See you in the SUN SHINE state.
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 11-13-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,399
Posted By Drafter
Thanks for your update and post on your steering...

Thanks for your update and post on your steering problem. I'll watch and see if new tires and FA will solve the rest of my problem.
THANKS again
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 11-06-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,167
Posted By Drafter
As and long time RVr and a retired truck driver,...

As and long time RVr and a retired truck driver, I would not even consider a 3/4 ton and a 40FT. First it would be more trailer than your truck could safely handle. Second you will find yourself not...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-06-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,012
Posted By Drafter
Carpet is a good start. Also using plastic boxes...

Carpet is a good start. Also using plastic boxes that are clear you can keep thing together and see what is in each box. Camping wold sell ladders that fold up to almost nothing. That will save a lot...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 11-06-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 699
Posted By Drafter
Hey Corteza2, Fort Wilderness in Disney is the...

Hey Corteza2,
Fort Wilderness in Disney is the way to ggo. Lots to do and you are as close to the action as you can get. Have a great time.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 11-06-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,385
Posted By Drafter
I don't know much abot the Discovery other than...

I don't know much abot the Discovery other than they a very nice MHs. But You should be able to have enough light to drive saftly. Have you checked to see if you lens is fogged on the head lights....
Forum: Truck Conversions 11-06-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,490
Posted By Drafter
Beautifl rig. Sounds like you like to live in...

Beautifl rig.
Sounds like you like to live in the FAST lane!
Forum: New Member Check-In 11-06-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 603
Posted By Drafter
Howdy Donna, Glad you joined in. Some of us old...

Howdy Donna,
Glad you joined in. Some of us old men need advice on how to pack our DWs stuff in the MH. The only thing this old guy can think of is buy a trailer and sell the car. Advice from the...
Forum: New Member Check-In 11-06-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 529
Posted By Drafter
Welcome Joanne and Bill, You joined a great...

Welcome Joanne and Bill,
You joined a great group. Seems they are always willing to help and answer questions. Happy trails.
Forum: New Member Check-In 11-06-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 468
Posted By Drafter
Congrats on the new RV and welcome to the group.

Congrats on the new RV and welcome to the group.
Forum: New Member Check-In 11-06-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,146
Posted By Drafter
What a great way to start with IRV2. Welcome and...

What a great way to start with IRV2. Welcome and Rosie the DW and I will be joining the FT group as well in a few weeks. We sold the house and its contents yesterday to the same person. What a shock....
Forum: New Member Check-In 11-06-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By Drafter
Glad you joined the group. I'm and old deaf dude...

Glad you joined the group. I'm and old deaf dude as well and LOVE a Havense, beautiful and sweet dogs! Happy travels.
Forum: New Member Check-In 11-06-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By Drafter
Welcome neighbor Barb. I live in TN so you are...

Welcome neighbor Barb.
I live in TN so you are my neighbor. The DW and I are about to hit the road FT. Sold the house and all it's contents yesterday. Wow what a shock, all to the same person. Best...
Forum: New Member Check-In 11-06-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 742
Posted By Drafter
Hi Darkism, Welcome to the group. It is a big...

Hi Darkism,
Welcome to the group. It is a big decision between a gass or DP. I'm a retired truck driver and have diesel in my blood. But if you don't travel often you better think long about a DP....
Forum: New Member Check-In 11-06-2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By Drafter
Hey Ann, Glad you joined in and welcome. A...

Hey Ann,
Glad you joined in and welcome. A great buch of folks here so get your feet wet and enjoy and learn.
Forum: New Member Check-In 11-06-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 504
Posted By Drafter
Hello, From another TN RVr. Going north for the...

Hello,
From another TN RVr. Going north for the winter and we are headed south. Best to you in your hunt for a all seasons RV.
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 10-31-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 21,217
Posted By Drafter
Kent, I have been following your journey with...

Kent,
I have been following your journey with Katie at your side. I know your pain I lost my Abby only four months ago and it seems the pain never goes away. Praying for you is all I can do. But the...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-31-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 5,870
Views: 575,021
Posted By Drafter
I like a good fight as much as the next man, but...

I like a good fight as much as the next man, but not on a great forum as IRV2. Why not let folks rest where they can in a safe place like Wal Mart. Don't stay for days spend some money at their store...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 10-30-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,088
Posted By Drafter
Sorry you are starting with problems, and welcome...

Sorry you are starting with problems, and welcome to the forum. I think Ricko gave you the right advice. Never ever trust a electric plug even in the best CG. invest in a GOOD Surge Protector and...
Forum: Just Conversation 10-30-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,487
Posted By Drafter
WOW I wish I got that. If I go down hill with a...

WOW I wish I got that. If I go down hill with a tail wind, and get out and push I may get 6.7:eek: Cat C15 515/600--42ft 43,000lbs towing a Saturn Aura. Going up a steep MTN the Silver Leaf system...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-28-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 14,361
Posted By Drafter
Radar, Sorry to hear you got scammed and I hope...

Radar,
Sorry to hear you got scammed and I hope you get your money back and the xxx goes to jail. Thanks for sharing this. Your bad day may save someone from having the same.
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 10-28-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,241
Posted By Drafter
Just clocked 30,200 laj. I hope you go much...

Just clocked 30,200 laj. I hope you go much longer, but the Drag Link did help the problem.
Forum: Just Conversation 10-27-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 8,357
Posted By Drafter
Best to you for a fast recovery. Hope you are in...

Best to you for a fast recovery. Hope you are in good health and on the road soon.
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 10-27-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,241
Posted By Drafter
Straydog, This is a interesting issue. I have a...

Straydog,
This is a interesting issue. I have a 2004 42' Magna Chalet with tags. I to have the wandering problem. I just got it out of the shop at our local Cat dealer and they found a loose and...
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 10-24-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,446
Posted By Drafter
Love the paint and the way it looks at the...

Love the paint and the way it looks at the campground. Now the fun begins!
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 10-24-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,018
Posted By Drafter
A great looking rig, now hit the trail and have...

A great looking rig, now hit the trail and have some fun.
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 10-24-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,771
Posted By Drafter
Congrats Mark, A great looking rig and I'm sure...

Congrats Mark,
A great looking rig and I'm sure you and your family are in for a some great times using it.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-24-2012, 07:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,852
Posted By Drafter
Dave, PMd

Dave,

PMd
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-23-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 13,177
Posted By Drafter
I have the in dash and so far it's great. The...

I have the in dash and so far it's great. The operator is having a little trouble getting my head around all it will do, but i like what I see.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-23-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,852
Posted By Drafter
I just got a price from our local large tie...

I just got a price from our local large tie dealer for 8 Michelin 315/80R 22.5 XZA2 and promised less than 60 day date. That's good enough for me.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 10-14-2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,080
Posted By Drafter
Welcome to the forum jackhos. A Saturn is a good...

Welcome to the forum jackhos. A Saturn is a good option. all I do is hook it up, put it in N and full one fuse and hit the road. Couldn't be happier with the car. And it is a automatic!
Forum: New Member Check-In 10-14-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,316
Posted By Drafter
Theres a great group of folks here Dan. Congrats...

Theres a great group of folks here Dan. Congrats on the new MH and you are at the right place for help!
Forum: New Member Check-In 10-14-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By Drafter
Hi Mark & Loretta, Sounds like you have a plan....

Hi Mark & Loretta,
Sounds like you have a plan. It's exciting to make a change in your life. We will be joining you on the road FT in a few weeks, so welcome and HAPPY TRAVELS!
Forum: New Member Check-In 10-14-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By Drafter
Hi Glenn and Larann, Rose and I will be hitting...

Hi Glenn and Larann,
Rose and I will be hitting the road FT in a few weeks if everything goes as planned. You are right, making the step from sticks and bricks to FT is exciting and makes you...
Forum: New Member Check-In 10-14-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By Drafter
Well we are not Floridians, but we will be soon....

Well we are not Floridians, but we will be soon. Getting thing ready to heat to the Sunshine State very soon. Welcome to the group! We hope to meet you in FL.
Forum: New Member Check-In 10-14-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By Drafter
Hi Greg, Welcome to the group! Just remember,...

Hi Greg,
Welcome to the group! Just remember, you don't have to buy a TV if you own a RV? Just walk next door and watch your neighbors and drink his coffee.:popcorn::D He want mind, He's a RVr and...
Forum: New Member Check-In 10-14-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By Drafter
WOW! Fishing and FL, a match madee in Heaven!...

WOW! Fishing and FL, a match madee in Heaven! Rose and I will be heading your way very soon. Just on the other side at Juno Beach! Have a great FL winter!
Forum: New Member Check-In 10-14-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By Drafter
Hey Jack, Congrats on the new rig and on the...

Hey Jack,
Congrats on the new rig and on the starting of a new life style. And as others have said, Welcome to the forum. Rose and I are winding things down here in TN and plan on hitting the road...
Forum: Full-Timers 10-10-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,357
Posted By Drafter
WOW, A MH or a 5vr? One thing to consider with...

WOW, A MH or a 5vr? One thing to consider with either is the length. Make sure you know the type of CG you want to stay in and adjust your MH/5vr to the limit that the type of CG allows. We love our...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-10-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,783
Posted By Drafter
I had a friend that his alarm went off twice and...

I had a friend that his alarm went off twice and he looked over to hit the retract on a narrow road and over a bank he went. It destroyed the MH beyond repair. Thankfully he was not injured. When it...
Forum: Northeast Region 10-10-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,710
Posted By Drafter
Hi John, I can't say anything useful about the...

Hi John,
I can't say anything useful about the extended warranty. But I just got ins. on my MH and the best deal I could find was with Farmer's who uses Foremost for their MH policies.
Gary
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 10-03-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,283
Posted By Drafter
Hi Dave, Welcome to the group. Man what a...

Hi Dave,
Welcome to the group. Man what a loaded question. I've driven every kind of diesel made at one time or another, being a retired truck driver. I must say, all of them have their good points...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 10-01-2012, 03:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 14,266
Posted By Drafter
Hi Leslie and Tracy, I use a RoadMaster to tow...

Hi Leslie and Tracy,
I use a RoadMaster to tow my Saturn Aura, and I'm happy with it. I think if I changed I would go to Blue OX though. I you don't already have a break system, check out SMI-Air...
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