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Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 08-09-2022, 02:00 PM
Replies: 2,334
Views: 354,137
Posted By brucev
I lost my phone that I got when I signed up years...

I lost my phone that I got when I signed up years ago. Does anyone know if a Verizon Iphone 11 or 12 will work for tethering as identified in the beginning of this thread?
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-24-2021, 04:38 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,295
Posted By brucev
I wouldn't buy anything from any company that...

I wouldn't buy anything from any company that says "made in Taiwan, Providence of China".



I do buy things from China when to do so makes sense.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-04-2021, 05:27 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,691
Posted By brucev
As one who has lived in CA for over 50 years....

As one who has lived in CA for over 50 years. It's all about money. Even marine wash racks that were free since the beginning are now quarter operated at state and county launch facilities.
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 05-08-2021, 07:04 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,512
Posted By brucev
I bought my front Kelderman about this time last...

I bought my front Kelderman about this time last year, ride is soooooo much better. Would get the rears but Kelderman can't tell me if they will fit a 2015 Hurricane 27K,
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 03-03-2021, 05:59 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 13,789
Posted By brucev
They work, are not expensive, the small one has a...

They work, are not expensive, the small one has a carry bag that fits in my closet. Did I say they work? I've had mine for a few years now and still love it. Cooking outside keeps hhe grease, heat...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-03-2021, 05:54 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,804
Posted By brucev
Level Mate Pro

Level mate pro, only wish I Would have gotten it sooner!
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-29-2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,512
Posted By brucev
Those pics really help. I am going to have to...

Those pics really help. I am going to have to take a look again this weekend. Mine is the shorter 18K chassis and I don't believe I have a storage area behind the wheels on the driver side other then...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-28-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,512
Posted By brucev
I would like to install the rear Kelderman but am...

I would like to install the rear Kelderman but am having difficulty determining if they will fit. I called Kelderman and Kyle was supposed to send me information but never did. I understand the...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-19-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,512
Posted By brucev
Kelderman Stage II front suspension, Ford F-53

Just got back from our test trip. Sooooo much better. Everything on the dash pretty much stayed where we started and my phone never hit the floor after being rattled out of the holder. I only wish...
Forum: Hobbies, Passions & Pastimes 05-08-2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,444
Posted By brucev
RecTec all the way. Great company, great customer...

RecTec all the way. Great company, great customer service and great products. I bought one in December, smoker and grill pellet, It folds up for travel. I have small storage spaces so we can't take...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 05-03-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,512
Posted By brucev
Jackreno, did you install the Kelderman system?...

Jackreno, did you install the Kelderman system? Would you do it again?
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 04-30-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 12,546
Posted By brucev
Do you have anymore updates for those of us...

Do you have anymore updates for those of us getting really close to pulling the trigger and going with Kelderman Stage 2 on the front? I've tried all of the lessor cost alternatives need to avoid...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 04-30-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,512
Posted By brucev
Okay guys forgive me if much of this has been...

Okay guys forgive me if much of this has been covered. I am looking for as much real world information that I can get from those who have installed the Kelderman Stage 2 system on the front of the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-24-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,410
Posted By brucev
If you've got a Thor, it won't matter. Ours has...

If you've got a Thor, it won't matter. Ours has very, very, very poor insulation and seals.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-24-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,885
Posted By brucev
We had our windows tinted, a bit pricey but it...

We had our windows tinted, a bit pricey but it blocks much of the heat and also protects the interior from UV. I also use Magnashade flip shades on the side windows and they work great in the flipped...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 10-23-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 2,334
Views: 354,137
Posted By brucev
Got my router from Amazon last night and set it...

Got my router from Amazon last night and set it up this morning. I am not the sharpest knife in the drawer but the set up was super simple. I can see why gsgriffen likes it so much. I am sitting here...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-22-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,052
Posted By brucev
I bought a 2015 Thor and had nothing but trouble.

I bought a 2015 Thor and had nothing but trouble.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 10-22-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 2,334
Views: 354,137
Posted By brucev
What you have done here gsgriffen is commendable....

What you have done here gsgriffen is commendable. Even though in your original post you expressed your desire not to be our Tech Support, you’ve stayed with it and helped so many of us.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 10-22-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 914
Posted By brucev
I purchased the Weboost Drive X RV. It took a...

I purchased the Weboost Drive X RV. It took a little thinking to run the cable into my RV so that I didn't need to drill holes but the installation went well. We went to Convict Lake in the eastern...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 10-22-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 2,334
Views: 354,137
Posted By brucev
Just an FYI for those that may still be on the...

Just an FYI for those that may still be on the fence. I bought the Visible phone and service about 6 weeks ago but did not buy everything as I wanted to test the phone before going all in. I figured...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 08-30-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2,334
Views: 354,137
Posted By brucev
Thank you CoachStreamr, It's people like you that...

Thank you CoachStreamr, It's people like you that make IRV2 what it is.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 08-30-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 2,334
Views: 354,137
Posted By brucev
Yes, but did not see the answer I am looking for....

Yes, but did not see the answer I am looking for. My phone only has one usb port and the instructions say to plug both into power and then says plug phone into the router.

"You can plug both the...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 08-30-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 2,334
Views: 354,137
Posted By brucev
Got the Visible A2 phone last night. It is a...

Got the Visible A2 phone last night. It is a cheap phone and significantly slower when compared with my 9+, but then it was only $20 so nothing to complain about. I connected with my laptop this...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 08-28-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 2,334
Views: 354,137
Posted By brucev
Many thanks to gsgriffen and all of you for...

Many thanks to gsgriffen and all of you for taking the time to share. I just ordered the basic phone for $20 as a test. I am currently using a hotspot with T-Mobile but I rarely get good downloads...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 08-23-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 956
Posted By brucev
Thank you Jim, Weboost didn't even offer to sell...

Thank you Jim, Weboost didn't even offer to sell me the longer cable or any adapters. I just got back from Camping World and returned it. The young lady that handled the return was very helpful. I'll...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 08-23-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 956
Posted By brucev
Long story, but need suggestions. I just received...

Long story, but need suggestions. I just received a Drive 4g-X RV when I thought I was ordering the Drive X RV, I didn't pay enough attention I guess. My question, the 4G-X has a shorter cable that...
Forum: Hobbies, Passions & Pastimes 09-21-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,121
Posted By brucev
Sorry to hear about your toy. Hope you get the...

Sorry to hear about your toy. Hope you get the replacement finished soon. This reminds me. Back in the mid 70's there was a guy I knew that stole a racecar from the station down the street. Idiot...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-20-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,877
Posted By brucev
Sounds like you got lucky and got the best site!...

Sounds like you got lucky and got the best site! Congrats. Reservations are first come first serve. You have as much right to the sites as any one of us. Relax and enjoy yourself!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-19-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,779
Posted By brucev
I bought the flip shades for the two side...

I bought the flip shades for the two side windows. They mount to the inside and flip up half way so you can see out and down when we are parked. They are perfect while underway, helps keep the sun...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-18-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 584
Posted By brucev
We like the desert. There are many RV Resorts and...

We like the desert. There are many RV Resorts and KOA's but we like the peace and quite of the open desert. Most often on BLM land or a mining claim owned by the group we belong to. Then the beaches...
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 08-30-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,149
Posted By brucev
I like some of your ideas like the pizza stone...

I like some of your ideas like the pizza stone and upside down sheet pan. I find that the oven so poor in quality that nothing I do will stop things from burning on the bottom and undone on the top....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-24-2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,245
Posted By brucev
I used to have them in a Jeep CJ and they were...

I used to have them in a Jeep CJ and they were great. Need to ensure you have actual quality animal skins, many on the marked are synthetic and will bunch up and/or leave lint all over your clothes,...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 08-08-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,282
Posted By brucev
Not the answer to your question but if you ever...

Not the answer to your question but if you ever get the chance, take the narrow gauge from Durango to Silverton if it is still running, not sure if you can take it the other way. Did it years ago...
Forum: Boondocking 08-06-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,897
Posted By brucev
The only time I ever pay to camp on public land...

The only time I ever pay to camp on public land is designated camp sites. We regularly camp in the deserts and mountains of California for free, no hookups or services but that is what the RV is for....
Forum: New Member Check-In 07-18-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By brucev
Good luck and congrats on the new to you RV. If...

Good luck and congrats on the new to you RV. If you have any questions you will find a lot of help here in IRV2.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-11-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,606
Posted By brucev
I have an 09 JK and it tows great and hookup is a...

I have an 09 JK and it tows great and hookup is a breeze. the only thing I would add is read the manual about flat towing and make yourself a check list. There was a thread a few months ago where the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-11-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 14,382
Posted By brucev
Really nice job!

Really nice job!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-11-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,592
Posted By brucev
Spoken like you don't have a clue. Why use the...

Spoken like you don't have a clue. Why use the forum to attack those that may not have known better and found out the hard way.
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-09-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 558
Posted By brucev
Seafoam really works. A coupe years ago I let my...

Seafoam really works. A coupe years ago I let my Yamaha EF2400 sit to0 long and the fuel system gummed up. I ran Seafoam through it and it is fine now. I became a believer!
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-08-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 631
Posted By brucev
FYI, Not all engine noises are hard to fix!

I went to the storage lot yesterday to run the engine and exercise the generator and I heard this really strange noise coming from the upper passenger side of the engine. I thought what now? I...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-02-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,477
Posted By brucev
I have a 5 Start program in my F150 and I have...

I have a 5 Start program in my F150 and I have never had an issue passing smog, on the other hand, I have to take off the CAI and put the stock one back every two years to pass the smog visual....
Forum: Spartan Motorhome Chassis Forum 06-22-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,676
Posted By brucev
Bought by first one about 9 years ago. On the...

Bought by first one about 9 years ago. On the gauge setting, I watch intake air temp, trans temp, water temp and HP. On the trip setting monitor tank or trip MPG and when needed how much fuel is in...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-22-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,809
Posted By brucev
I also like the Rhino. Bought ours 3 years ago...

I also like the Rhino. Bought ours 3 years ago and still works like new. It collapses and fits in the wet bay perfectly. Also comes with end caps that are airtight.
...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 06-22-2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,759
Posted By brucev
I don't think air shocks would help the harsh...

I don't think air shocks would help the harsh ride, the problem is mostly the leaf springs being so stiff. I've seen mixed reviews on Sumo's. Some say they soften the ride, others say they make it a...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 06-17-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,404
Posted By brucev
Wow, that is a loaded question. I could spend a...

Wow, that is a loaded question. I could spend a week just in and around Moab. There are the usual 4 wheel drive trails but also a switch back dirt road into the mountains and trails along the...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-17-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 849
Posted By brucev
AAA probably would not have done any better. I...

AAA probably would not have done any better. I have had AAA for probably close to 30 years. The last time I called them to change a tire on my wife's car the guy put the lug nuts on so tight one of...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-14-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 813
Posted By brucev
I don't have a Pace Arrow but I bought these for...

I don't have a Pace Arrow but I bought these for mine:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0000AY9KE/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Sorry, I don't have any pics
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-14-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,512
Posted By brucev
I suspect they are only talking about non street....

I suspect they are only talking about non street. If you look at the OP's post is says "Gas scooters, ATVs and dirt bikes are not permitted." and doesn't say anything about motorcycles. This is...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-14-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,656
Posted By brucev
To the guy that turned this topic into an...

To the guy that turned this topic into an argument, ######. I bought the pass now while I am still able to work so that when the day comes and I have a limited income, I'll still be able to get out...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-14-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 809
Posted By brucev
I bought my RV so that I can have it set up the...

I bought my RV so that I can have it set up the way I want it and it is pretty much ready to go, just add food, clothes, toothbrush and razor and we are gone. Even owning a Thor Hurricane is...
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