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Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-10-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 597
Posted By Melmoses
Well I learned something new today. Mine has...

Well I learned something new today. Mine has always been hardwired so I have never run into that issue before and I had never heard of interference like that before either. Glad to know that you...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-18-2017, 08:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,169
Posted By Melmoses
Progressive Industries! Lifetime warranty. Surge...

Progressive Industries! Lifetime warranty. Surge Guard not! Progressive great customer service! Surge Guard not! Will never have another Surge Guard on a coach ofine, not ever!!!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-23-2017, 06:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,270
Posted By Melmoses
Take a video of the whole PDI. Take your wife or...

Take a video of the whole PDI. Take your wife or a friend to video it. It's info overload and reviewing it later is valuable, believe me.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-13-2017, 08:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 595
Posted By Melmoses
MrD is correct in that 6V golf cart batteries...

MrD is correct in that 6V golf cart batteries last a lot longer than 12V deep cycle batteries plus they generally put out more ampheres. They will handle more discharges also so those are the reasons...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-08-2017, 08:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,337
Posted By Melmoses
The Adco covers are cheap but really last. I've...

The Adco covers are cheap but really last. I've had mine for 11 years and counting. They make the wiper covers too. I used them a long time until I got the Magneshade windshield cover. Being white...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-08-2017, 08:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,948
Posted By Melmoses
I always pay online just by logging on to my...

I always pay online just by logging on to my account and chosing pay bill. Very easy as I have my mh bank account set up with them.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-25-2017, 07:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,099
Posted By Melmoses
Another Happy Camper user here. Great stuff with...

Another Happy Camper user here. Great stuff with no perfumey smell!! Dump only when tank is over half, usually higher. Use tank rinse until water comes out clear. The add 2 minutes of water back in....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-24-2017, 02:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,364
Posted By Melmoses
Beautiful! Enjoy!

Beautiful! Enjoy!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-11-2017, 09:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 927
Posted By Melmoses
Just be very careful when extending it and make...

Just be very careful when extending it and make sure it is locked good. My buddy was going up his when the whole thing collapsed like a house of cards. He wasn't hurt because he is a lot more agile...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-09-2017, 07:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 990
Posted By Melmoses
My only concern would be the added weight. That...

My only concern would be the added weight. That weight whatever it is would reduce carrying capacity. If you don't take much with you I guess it wouldn't be a problem.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-08-2017, 02:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 754
Posted By Melmoses
The roller I used was a wooden roller used...

The roller I used was a wooden roller used normally to roll wallpaper seams. Nothing special about it. A good brush on a pole should clean most of it with a small scrub brush for closeup work.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-05-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,073
Posted By Melmoses
I can fix simple things but I am definitely not...

I can fix simple things but I am definitely not an RV mechanic. I budget a certain amount each year for maintenance. No way can I change the oil in my diesel pusher. It's 22 quarts or something like...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-02-2017, 07:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,047
Posted By Melmoses
I also use pony tail hair bands. Very cheap and...

I also use pony tail hair bands. Very cheap and easy. Works great!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-28-2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,798
Posted By Melmoses
AFChap is right on the mark about diesel fuel....

AFChap is right on the mark about diesel fuel. It's expensive to drain, clean and refill. Besides just the fuel, old oil in the generator and engine, air filter deterioration, oil filters. Lack of...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-25-2017, 06:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By Melmoses
Most likely culprit is your inverter or...

Most likely culprit is your inverter or converter. If it isn't a pure sine wave, it will burn out the electronics. I have the modified sine wave inverter and forgot to unplug it. Fried my brand new...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-13-2017, 06:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By Melmoses
Regarding the tires, I would get the date codes...

Regarding the tires, I would get the date codes off them then decide whether it's an issue to address with the dealer. Generally speaking the recommendation is to replace the tires between 7-9 years...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-13-2017, 06:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By Melmoses
Make the dealer replace the batteries as part of...

Make the dealer replace the batteries as part of the deal. I regret I didn't know that and mine had to be replaced on my dime two yeas later. Mine sat for 6 months before we got it and had 900 miles...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-07-2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 585
Posted By Melmoses
I had the Watts 8000 for 6 years and a year ago...

I had the Watts 8000 for 6 years and a year ago got the 10000 model. Both are great units. I just wanted to do less regens so went with the 10,000 this time. It's easy to do the regeneration on...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-06-2017, 07:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 879
Posted By Melmoses
I use the vent pillows and have for many years....

I use the vent pillows and have for many years. They last and keep the mh much cooler. Easy up and down since I always remove one to use the fan when showering. I also have smoke colored outside vent...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-03-2017, 07:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,561
Posted By Melmoses
Thanks for the write-up. This could be well worth...

Thanks for the write-up. This could be well worth it for me. Spending $1600 could save that much or more in repairs I could probably handle myself. Just understanding the systems would be of benefit....
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 05-31-2017, 12:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,339
Posted By Melmoses
I see no one has been able to help you on this...

I see no one has been able to help you on this yet. These taillights that Tiffin uses are from various years truck taillights but I don't know what year vehicle they used for the 2003. Generally they...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-30-2017, 06:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,572
Posted By Melmoses
I live in the country and squirrels are a problem...

I live in the country and squirrels are a problem for me now also. Since my dog/child passed away last fall, I have seen a whole lot more of them around the yard. I have barn cats who are great...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 05-30-2017, 05:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,258
Posted By Melmoses
Open the generator and look in the right front...

Open the generator and look in the right front quadrant. It is a mass of wires in there but if you follow the compressor as much as possible you should be able to single it out from all the others....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-30-2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 526
Posted By Melmoses
I have a 2009 QTH. First thing is to look in the...

I have a 2009 QTH. First thing is to look in the closet in the right hand side behind the dark plastic panel and look for circuit breakers that say slide on them. One for kitchen slide and one for...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 05-23-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,631
Posted By Melmoses
Weigh it at the Cat scales then come back and let...

Weigh it at the Cat scales then come back and let us know the weight front and rear- get separate weights. Tell us your tire size and make. Then someone can help you get the proper tire inflation....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-20-2017, 02:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 788
Posted By Melmoses
Absolutely possible since you are in hot and...

Absolutely possible since you are in hot and humid area. I've had that happen to me here in AL. I use 2 Damp Rid hanging things from Costco to help lower the humidity inside the coach. It really...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 05-14-2017, 10:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 712
Posted By Melmoses
I have found that going through on I-85 is a lot...

I have found that going through on I-85 is a lot faster than I-285 and you don't have to battle the 18-Wheelers. You just need to time it right.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-13-2017, 01:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,515
Posted By Melmoses
A lot depends on where you are as to whether you...

A lot depends on where you are as to whether you need to use a fuel stabilizer and biocide. Where I live is AL with high humidity and heat. We still work from January through May (tax season) so on...
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 05-13-2017, 12:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,935
Posted By Melmoses
Very nice rig! Congratulations on a good choice....

Very nice rig! Congratulations on a good choice. It looks really nice like it has been taken care of and that is a big plus. I like the colors!
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 05-13-2017, 12:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,997
Posted By Melmoses
Very nice! It has to be very exciting to find the...

Very nice! It has to be very exciting to find the right rig after two years of searching. Congratulations to you both (and your cat)!
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 05-13-2017, 12:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,694
Posted By Melmoses
That's a great looking rig. Congratulations!

That's a great looking rig. Congratulations!
Forum: New Rig Show-Off! 05-13-2017, 12:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,141
Posted By Melmoses
You are very lucky to have a seller that wants to...

You are very lucky to have a seller that wants to be sure you understand your new rig and are comfortable driving it! Very lucky! On our Phaeton that we bought from a dealer, the walk through was...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-18-2017, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,730
Posted By Melmoses
There are special Sleepy but I Numbers made for...

There are special Sleepy but I Numbers made for RV's. They are shorter normal. Just ask for the RV model. Camping World carries the RV model but they are usually higher priced. Love ours!
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-29-2016, 09:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 881
Posted By Melmoses
As stated the rotten egg smell comes from the hot...

As stated the rotten egg smell comes from the hot water tank. If the brand is Suburban then you need to pull out the anode rod (hex plug on the bottom area when the cover is removed). Flush out the...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-26-2016, 02:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,357
Posted By Melmoses
My biggest concern would be the dogs. My Jack is...

My biggest concern would be the dogs. My Jack is no longer with me but I can tell you from experience that dogs that size and age would be very crowded if they had to stay inside a coach the size you...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-19-2016, 08:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 916
Posted By Melmoses
Yep, Robert Ruff hosted an annual TRVN gathering...

Yep, Robert Ruff hosted an annual TRVN gathering of Tiffins for many years but he and his wife eventually retired from doing it. As others have found out, hosting rallies is a huge job and it wears...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-18-2016, 02:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 854
Posted By Melmoses
Heat pumps on the AC are only effective down to...

Heat pumps on the AC are only effective down to about 40 so they do no good in freezing weather. It depends on how cold it gets and how long the temp will stay below freezing on how I approach...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-14-2016, 04:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 866
Posted By Melmoses
All Tiffins have underspray put on them.

All Tiffins have underspray put on them.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-09-2016, 07:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,547
Posted By Melmoses
Very nice!

Very nice!
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-09-2016, 07:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,519
Posted By Melmoses
And remember to re-torque them after 100 miles!

And remember to re-torque them after 100 miles!
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-09-2016, 08:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,670
Posted By Melmoses
I will never carry anything on the ladder after...

I will never carry anything on the ladder after being behind a motorhome with a ladder attached to it. We were headed to a football game on I-85 so there was bumper to bumper traffic. We were...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-28-2016, 08:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 595
Posted By Melmoses
On mine Tiffin covered up the 2 screws that hold...

On mine Tiffin covered up the 2 screws that hold the light on with clear caulk. These are one piece light and lens. I ordered several from Tiffin and replaced those that had water in them. They are...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-19-2016, 10:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,150
Posted By Melmoses
I'm too impatient to wait on the coach hookup to...

I'm too impatient to wait on the coach hookup to fill the tires, unless we are on the road and need minor adjustments. We don't full time so I have a portable 150 psi pancake compressor that I use at...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-11-2016, 01:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 807
Posted By Melmoses
AL has a burn ban for the entire state. We just...

AL has a burn ban for the entire state. We just drove through eastern AL and GA. The smoke was visable all the way to the SC border. It's awful! We need rain badly. It hasn't rained since early...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-07-2016, 05:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 713
Posted By Melmoses
I just replaced our slide toppers. I tried...

I just replaced our slide toppers. I tried repairing the two that had rips in them and it didn't work. I cleaned the places then used the following materials: awning tape, Gorilla tape and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-05-2016, 07:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 859
Posted By Melmoses
We should have just $1000 a year in the repair...

We should have just $1000 a year in the repair savings. Our coach is now 7 years old. We just had 3 ac's replaced for about $3300 and used our Wholesale Warranties warranty. However we had the first...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-04-2016, 06:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,661
Posted By Melmoses
The Tiffins attend a couple of Allegro Club...

The Tiffins attend a couple of Allegro Club rallies a year. Wonderful people. Bob welcomes Tiffin owners in his office when he is there. But that's about it as they are also private people. They...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-30-2016, 07:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,609
Posted By Melmoses
Chassis batteries on the older coaches like yours...

Chassis batteries on the older coaches like yours and mine are only charged when driving by the alternator. I installed an amp-l-start to keep them charged when parked. Also I had to replace my...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-30-2016, 07:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 705
Posted By Melmoses
Safest ladder out there in my opinion. I have...

Safest ladder out there in my opinion. I have painted my 2 story house using it and felt perfectly safe at that height. I have the shorter one also and use it all the time. However I don't carry it...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-30-2016, 07:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 930
Posted By Melmoses
FlexSeal won't last long. I tried it on a place...

FlexSeal won't last long. I tried it on a place on my house by the chimney. Started to peel off within a few weeks even though I followed directions carefully. I have since heard that it isn't uv...
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