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Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 04-09-2022, 02:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 289
Posted By SlaterDoc
If you have an "absorbtion" fridge, don't do it!...

If you have an "absorbtion" fridge, don't do it! They can't be trusted unattended! Shut it down and remove everything!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-11-2022, 12:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By SlaterDoc
I had that problem with my 38n. After trying...

I had that problem with my 38n. After trying everything you did and more, I gave up. When it did work it never got me to actual level anyway and always brought me higher than necessary. So, I stuck...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-15-2021, 05:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 764
Posted By SlaterDoc
Made my 38 ft Bounder much easier to control with...

Made my 38 ft Bounder much easier to control with more stabilized steering and provides more confidence in the event of a blow out.
Forum: Cummins Engines 05-02-2021, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By SlaterDoc
Thanks Ray! I need that bit of emotional support!...

Thanks Ray! I need that bit of emotional support! Even if it comes from the "green side"!:D

The air cleaner only has 50 hours on it. So, I will stay away from it and not mess with it! I'm about...
Forum: Cummins Engines 05-01-2021, 05:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By SlaterDoc
Need help with what to check! Dang Varmints!

My 38N with the Cummins ISB has been sitting for a year and it's time to take her back out into the world!
I was just checking her over and see I have a number of acorn collections and rodents to...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-24-2020, 12:58 AM
Replies: 1,515
Views: 265,666
Posted By SlaterDoc
Before putting the generator cover back on, how's...

Before putting the generator cover back on, how's this idea strike you?
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=PiTvyMS867I
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-14-2020, 11:51 PM
Replies: 1,515
Views: 265,666
Posted By SlaterDoc
When you do get to the tires, I bought for my 38N...

When you do get to the tires, I bought for my 38N what I think are the best out there these days. There are so many threads on here about tires it would make one dizzy! I wound up with 6 - Hankook...
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 12-20-2019, 12:03 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 14,342
Posted By SlaterDoc
Very big spiders! eeek!

Very big spiders! eeek!
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 12-07-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By SlaterDoc
Well, that may not be determinable until next...

Well, that may not be determinable until next Fall! The peak colors (if the weather permits) will start in northern Maine in mid to late September. Then move south usually reaching the southern New...
Forum: Just Conversation 11-20-2019, 11:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,065
Posted By SlaterDoc
You might look into a "school of dentistry"! The...

You might look into a "school of dentistry"! The major ones are doing implants more and more. They cost less than half of the market and some operate on a sliding scale.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-20-2019, 11:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,931
Posted By SlaterDoc
X2 (or is it X3 now) on Hankooks! Replaced my...

X2 (or is it X3 now) on Hankooks! Replaced my Michelins and find the Hankooks ride better at 40% less cost! BTW, their new line of AH37'S are 18ply, load range J!
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 11-13-2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,800
Posted By SlaterDoc
Oh contrere, my friend! Any items in any contract...

Oh contrere, my friend! Any items in any contract that violate your rights under the US Constitution are unenforceable! That includes the "right to free speech"!
If you check into a number of recent...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 11-12-2019, 10:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,800
Posted By SlaterDoc
BBF??? Eagle, Globe & Anchor

BBF???
Eagle, Globe & Anchor
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 11-11-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,800
Posted By SlaterDoc
Several years ago I had a management contract on...

Several years ago I had a management contract on a hotel across the street from the Naval Station. It had 7 flag poles in front. Larger main pole with stars and stripes out front and 6 a bit shorter...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-11-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,108
Posted By SlaterDoc
I wouldn't touch anything before contacting the...

I wouldn't touch anything before contacting the tow company and your insurance company! That damage is from someone incompetent towing your rig! It should never have been towed that way! That damage...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-04-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 58,433
Posted By SlaterDoc
The only thing that "increases" with age is...

The only thing that "increases" with age is gullibility! Everything else shrinks!:dance:
Forum: Workkamping & Volunteering 10-27-2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,173
Posted By SlaterDoc
BTW, I have my coach at the park and even though...

BTW, I have my coach at the park and even though I am only at 39 ft I could easily be in a 42 footer.
Forum: Workkamping & Volunteering 10-27-2019, 11:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,173
Posted By SlaterDoc
Shouldn't be a problem for most parks. While...

Shouldn't be a problem for most parks. While there may be some smaller parks that only provide 30 amps (I'm sure you are a 50), many workcampers are travelling in large rigs because they are...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-21-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,839
Posted By SlaterDoc
Once you remove the interior frame and gasket...

Once you remove the interior frame and gasket from the window you will need to carefully pry the exterior frame from the opening. It will help to use a very sharp knife (like a snap-off blade) to cut...
Forum: RV LIFE Trip Wizard - Trip Planner Topics 10-12-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,330
Posted By SlaterDoc
Dang! "bangin head"! I need to check dates more...

Dang! "bangin head"!
I need to check dates more closely! Either that or install a "flux capacitor"! It's almost 3 months past the OP's trip!
Forum: RV LIFE Trip Wizard - Trip Planner Topics 10-12-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,330
Posted By SlaterDoc
If your destination is Maine I would skip most...

If your destination is Maine I would skip most all of 95! At least through CT, RI and southern MA.
I'd take 287 around the mess, hit 87 in NY, take 87 up to 84 east, 84 up to 90 in MA, 90 to 495...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 09-18-2019, 04:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,163
Posted By SlaterDoc
It may be as simple as what was mentioned back a...

It may be as simple as what was mentioned back a few. I wasn't running a 50amp step down or anything close. I had 2 hd 50ft cords running off my brothers garage (seperate circuits) and had both cords...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-12-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,068
Posted By SlaterDoc
Actually, I think they ride smoother! Now, those...

Actually, I think they ride smoother! Now, those Micheys were 12+ years old without much tread left. It may just be in my head, but I also think they handle the road better. But, since I also added a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-12-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,831
Posted By SlaterDoc
x2! The easiest approach is going to turn her...

x2!
The easiest approach is going to turn her around in the cul-de-sac heading out. Pull towards your drive, plant her tail at the end of it and 45 your rig across the road. Then you are using your...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-12-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,068
Posted By SlaterDoc
I took off my 12 year old XZA's and bought...

I took off my 12 year old XZA's and bought Hankook AH37's (new model from them last year). The added benefits on these are they are 18 ply and LR: J! Plus, they were only a 1/4" difference in size...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-08-2019, 10:44 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,831
Posted By SlaterDoc
If you can't back the rig into that space, I'd...

If you can't back the rig into that space, I'd suggest you buy something much smaller! You will find much tougher manuevering once you start hitting the back in spaces at campgrounds!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-08-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 15,884
Posted By SlaterDoc
Wow, I guess a lot of people skip much of the...

Wow, I guess a lot of people skip much of the thread! "banging head"
I am sure the OP has given up by now. Since the bolt was short, caused no leak when removed (by the tire shop) and he will keep...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-02-2019, 10:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 509
Posted By SlaterDoc
Not to nit pick, but the company is Duncan...

Not to nit pick, but the company is Duncan Systems. Calling it Dunkin had me craving donuts!

If the insurance is covering it (as my last replacement was) they will probably refer it to Duncan and...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-26-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 1,515
Views: 265,666
Posted By SlaterDoc
You're probably going to get the best price from...

You're probably going to get the best price from Duncan Systems in Elhardt, IN. I ordered one half of mine from them a few years ago before I had it insured. I did a lot of searching then and they...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-23-2019, 11:42 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 19,675
Posted By SlaterDoc
I think those that don't see the problem with...

I think those that don't see the problem with that picture may consider this! Any TT that is detached from it's tow vehicle and has it's jacks deployed is not "parking"! It's "camping"! No matter how...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 08-23-2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 532
Posted By SlaterDoc
You have ressurected my nightmare trip back north...

You have ressurected my nightmare trip back north from FL a few years back in my 04 38n! Check the tank over carefully for any cracks. These things are a known problem with them breaking down with...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 08-16-2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 27,529
Posted By SlaterDoc
But, those are only available for RV's that fly! ...

But, those are only available for RV's that fly!
Remember what Emmet said?
"Roads? Who needs roads?"

All this talk about "legs" is giving mine cramps!
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 08-08-2019, 12:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,720
Posted By SlaterDoc
There is a legal term that is used in laws in...

There is a legal term that is used in laws in every state that I am aware of! It is "reasonable expectation of privacy"" and public spaces do not fit the "reasonable" part. Dash cams are legal in...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-25-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 12,739
Posted By SlaterDoc
Reminds me of the Mueller hearings! Ooops!...

Reminds me of the Mueller hearings!
Ooops! Actually, I don't mean that in a political way!
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-25-2019, 12:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,306
Posted By SlaterDoc
It is really not "many". It is also in the "some"...

It is really not "many". It is also in the "some" category. It started out as a policy used by a few high end parks. Kind of like "snob zoning" to keep the junkers away. But, over the past few years...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 07-22-2019, 10:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,763
Posted By SlaterDoc
Well, since we're past your journey I'd be...

Well, since we're past your journey I'd be interested in whose advise you took and the route. I would also have chimed in to take 84 east. Whether you went up 87 or 81 you would have done much better...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-20-2019, 11:20 PM
Replies: 1,515
Views: 265,666
Posted By SlaterDoc
I see the potential of a reality TV show in your...

I see the potential of a reality TV show in your near future! Probably a better one than most of them!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-14-2019, 11:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 952
Posted By SlaterDoc
Sounds more like the belt slipping. Before...

Sounds more like the belt slipping. Before condemning the alt, you may want to check the tensioner and other pulleys as well as the condition of the belt(s). If it is the alternator you can find used...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-14-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 892
Posted By SlaterDoc
I had considered that early on. The problem is it...

I had considered that early on. The problem is it is almost impossible to get a clean and smooth paintable surface. Even after all my scraping and sanding, there was still residual foam and spots of...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-14-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 892
Posted By SlaterDoc
The plastic strips are 2 piece meeting strips...

The plastic strips are 2 piece meeting strips that the finish piece snaps into the grooved backer. In my case the backer was stapled in. I removed all of my vinyl ceiling to replace it. The foam...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-11-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 13,894
Posted By SlaterDoc
I was hoping to see someone point out that in no...

I was hoping to see someone point out that in no state that I am aware of, is it legal! In fact it is "illegal" to have any pet on the front dash! Yes, there are those that do. But, it can result in...
Forum: Cummins Engines 07-10-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 677
Posted By SlaterDoc
Your engine that relies on the coolant is a...

Your engine that relies on the coolant is a Cummins. I would go with the Cummins recommended coolant and ignore any info from FL!
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-07-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 1,515
Views: 265,666
Posted By SlaterDoc
Damn!

Damn!
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 07-06-2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 890
Posted By SlaterDoc
You may have an easier time removing the bottom...

You may have an easier time removing the bottom panel and accessing the switch from there. I had to repair one of mine and the plastic spring locks were easier to get at from under. There are...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-06-2019, 09:51 PM
Replies: 1,515
Views: 265,666
Posted By SlaterDoc
Looks like the windshields are intact! That must...

Looks like the windshields are intact! That must have been a relief!
Forum: New Member Check-In 06-25-2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 654
Posted By SlaterDoc
Hahaha! If you check my moniker you will see that...

Hahaha! If you check my moniker you will see that ain't happenin! lol I'm sure you know that Corpsman try not to get their hands dirty!
I just had a USCG snipe do the service on my generator,...
Forum: New Member Check-In 06-23-2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 654
Posted By SlaterDoc
Being an SK1, you may want to consider...

Being an SK1, you may want to consider befriending some retired snipe!
Sorry, couldn't resist!
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-23-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,371
Posted By SlaterDoc
Naturally Jim, they had to keep changing wire...

Naturally Jim, they had to keep changing wire colors over the years! One of mine is different. But if we use the rule of elimination on the three that are the same we may get there! From the back,...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-23-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,119
Posted By SlaterDoc
Dido on simpletire.com! I wound up with 6...

Dido on simpletire.com!
I wound up with 6 Hankook AH37's. Last year's new model. The benefits were they are 18ply, Load range J and were only 1 month old when I received them. I had a local truck...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-17-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 401
Posted By SlaterDoc
The last orginal bulb! And yeap, the base had...

The last orginal bulb! And yeap, the base had enough corrosion to mess up the ground. A good cleaning with some steel wool and voila'. Of course there had to be one more irritation before hitting the...
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