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Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 03-03-2021, 02:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 290
Posted By sfrantz
UVW for 2008 National Pacifica 40D

We just sold our 2008 National Pacifica 40D :sad: and the new owners need proof of the UVW to register it in South Dakota. It isn't on the sticker inside the compartment over the driver nor is it in...
Forum: Hobbies, Passions & Pastimes 11-23-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 993
Posted By sfrantz
If one of the many links on that Google page...

If one of the many links on that Google page directs to a copy of the Gotcha rules as played at the IRV2 Rallies, I would greatly appreciate it if you could tell me which one.

Thanks.
Forum: Hobbies, Passions & Pastimes 11-23-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 993
Posted By sfrantz
"https://www.google.com/search?newwin...W43B6AQ4dU...

"https://www.google.com/search?newwin...W43B6AQ4dUDCAg"

I tried Google but the rules aren't there.
Forum: Hobbies, Passions & Pastimes 11-20-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 993
Posted By sfrantz
Gotcha Rules

We evidently left our copy of the rules for Gotcha in Myrtle Beach at the Rally.

Can someone copy and past the rules into a comment here so I can copy them and print them out?

TIA.

Stephen
Forum: Just Conversation 10-09-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,732
Posted By sfrantz
I second these opinions. Camping World gave you...

I second these opinions. Camping World gave you bad advice, but if you talk with Dish and try to reason with them you could reach an acceptable reconciliation. I have had Dish for many years and...
Forum: Just Conversation 10-09-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,732
Posted By sfrantz
Oh, my! Sorry you had such a frustrating time! ...

Oh, my! Sorry you had such a frustrating time!

I'm curious:
Was it Camping World who told you that or a DISH representative?
When you put it in storage did you put the service on a temporary...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-29-2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 3,299
Views: 1,135,446
Posted By sfrantz
That is a coal plant. There are no nuclear power...

That is a coal plant. There are no nuclear power plants near Juliette, Georgia.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plant_Scherer
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 06-25-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 761
Posted By sfrantz
Exclamation Saratoga Springs RV Parking

Just a warning. Saratoga Springs no longer allows RVs to park overnight in their parking lot.

Their website says it is ok, and if you call they may tell you it is ok, but if you actually show up,...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-27-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,491
Posted By sfrantz
Continuous Traveler

We are residents of Oregon and they recognize that we are full time travelers. Our driver's licenses actual list our address as "CONTINUOUS TRAVELERS". Really.

When we got a jury summons we called...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-02-2019, 06:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,099
Posted By sfrantz
Oregon actually

We do this in Oregon. We use a mail forwarding service. Our Oregon DL lists us as "Continuous Traveler" and the PO Box. Oregon recognizes that although we no longer have an address here, we have...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-27-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,614
Posted By sfrantz
Space

That might be the argument that convinces me.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-20-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 611
Posted By sfrantz
Line to ice maker froze

This happened to us. The line to our ice maker froze and started leaking inside the rig. It was between the refrigerator and an interior wall. I shut it off and the leak started.

BUT...

I have...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-25-2018, 11:33 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 11,281
Posted By sfrantz
No Free Lunch

I am a physicist. I have read the entire thread but I'm not certain that the key point has been explicit.

If you add a turbine to an RV, or any vehicle, it could generate electricity, but the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-17-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 563
Posted By sfrantz
Unfortunately the other end is inside the door...

Unfortunately the other end is inside the door when installed, so that end has to be done first.

I've been trying thick washer and hammering, but with the screws removed the whole handle comes...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-17-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 563
Posted By sfrantz
That might be what I do. I bought a set but the...

That might be what I do. I bought a set but the tools broke on the first use. (Thank you Harbor Freight.) I might have to buy a better tool.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-17-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 563
Posted By sfrantz
Unfortunately the other end is inside the door...

Unfortunately the other end is inside the door when installed, so it has to be done first. Thanks though.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-16-2018, 03:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 563
Posted By sfrantz
Cubby Latch Starlock Washer

I had to replace the latch on a storage cubby. It required removing the starlock washer that connects the rod to the handle. To reassemble it I need to put the starlock washer on, but there isn't any...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-03-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By sfrantz
Adding to a slide seal.

Hello all.

We have noticed a little water in-leakage in front of our galley slide for a while. We finally traced it to the seal at bottom of the slide. The seal for when the slide is extended...
Forum: Full-Timers 06-19-2018, 11:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,387
Posted By sfrantz
Oregon has 100% vote by mail. There are no...

Oregon has 100% vote by mail. There are no polling places anymore.

They even recognize that we are full time travelers with no Oregon address. The address on our driver's license reads CONTINUOUS...
Forum: Southwest Region 05-06-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,404
Posted By sfrantz
We use Dr. Erica Medina in Los Algodones. Very...

We use Dr. Erica Medina in Los Algodones. Very satisfied. Dra. Erika Medina (https://www.losalgodones.com/dra_erika_medina.htm)
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 05-06-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 13,108
Posted By sfrantz
USS Simon Bolivar, SSBN-641 Blue

USS Simon Bolivar, SSBN-641 Blue
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 04-20-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,080
Posted By sfrantz
Ditto

Well worth the price. We use it every chance we can and we full time.

Read each parks rules carefully. Some black out whole months, some only accept Sun-Thur, some only the first night of two,...
Forum: Just Conversation 02-19-2018, 01:38 AM
Replies: 762
Views: 125,221
Posted By sfrantz
Plutonium

I have handled plutonium more times than I can recall.
Forum: Just Conversation 02-19-2018, 01:34 AM
Replies: 762
Views: 125,221
Posted By sfrantz
Aurora Borealis

I have seen the Aurora Borealis through a submarine periscope.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 01-31-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,634
Posted By sfrantz
I haven't seen mentioned, Boroscope Snake Camera...

I haven't seen mentioned, Boroscope Snake Camera for looking inside walls and tight places.
...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 01-10-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,846
Posted By sfrantz
OK Corral was great. They honored Passport...

OK Corral was great. They honored Passport America even though it was a few days early.
Forum: Full-Timers 12-30-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,553
Posted By sfrantz
Hi. We went full-time in 2011 and didn't keep a...

Hi. We went full-time in 2011 and didn't keep a safe deposit box or a storage locker, so this seems similar.

I use Scansnap and Evernote. It is perfect. The Scansnap S1300i automatically...
Forum: Forum 101 | Announcements | Member Forum Concerns 12-28-2017, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 751
Posted By sfrantz
1969 was a couple decades before the internet and...

1969 was a couple decades before the internet and long before this website. It must be a computer glitch, like the reason I have files on my computer dated 2032.

Unless the poster was from...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 12-19-2017, 01:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,885
Posted By sfrantz
Marvelous. Thank you.

Marvelous. Thank you.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 11-15-2017, 09:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,640
Posted By sfrantz
We have one too and we like it. But it does have...

We have one too and we like it. But it does have a smaller dish than the fixed units; no way around that. Rain will always affect reception.

I'm not convinced that waxing the case helps, but it...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 08-18-2017, 11:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 724
Posted By sfrantz
Thank you all. This is part of what makes irv2...

Thank you all.
This is part of what makes irv2 so great.
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 08-15-2017, 05:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 724
Posted By sfrantz
Lassen, Tahoe, Death Valley

Hello. We are taking a trip from Grants Pass through Lassen, Tahoe, Death Valley to Barstow and we’re asking for advice. We had never been to the area and we don’t know which roads will handle our...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 04-07-2017, 08:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 882
Posted By sfrantz
Thank you! That is very, very helpful. ...

Thank you! That is very, very helpful.

Stephen
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 04-06-2017, 08:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 882
Posted By sfrantz
Thanks. Is that inside the rig near the driver's...

Thanks. Is that inside the rig near the driver's left knee, or in the outside cubby near the left front wheel? The fuses in the cubby are not labeled.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 04-03-2017, 09:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 882
Posted By sfrantz
12 VDC Issue after Chassis Battery Jump - Pacifica 40D

A tow company jumped our 2008 National Pacifica 40D. I think they applied too much voltage and a loud "pop" came from the dash area. Now the steps don't work and the awnings don't work. Everything...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 04-03-2017, 08:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,223
Posted By sfrantz
They are under a cover in the rear passenger side...

They are under a cover in the rear passenger side cubby. On the wall above the inverter.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 03-18-2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,195
Posted By sfrantz
"FMCA"

The name change reminds me of when Kentucky Fried Chicken changed their name to just KFC to avoid the implicit health aspects of the word "fried."

FMCA just means FMCA.
KFC just means KFC.
Forum: New Member Check-In 02-15-2017, 03:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 596
Posted By sfrantz
Very close! We're enjoying Yuma weather now.

Very close!

We're enjoying Yuma weather now.
Forum: New Member Check-In 02-15-2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 596
Posted By sfrantz
Pennsylvania

Welcome. Where are you'uns from in PA?
I grew up in Shippensburg.
Stephen
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 01-29-2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,962
Posted By sfrantz
Seal team

Why didn't they just electrify the hull?
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-27-2017, 10:41 AM
Replies: 12,802
Views: 1,818,072
Posted By sfrantz
Crossfire

I ran them for a few years and then they started leaking. A tire company said they were a weak point and recommended removing them. Oh, well.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-27-2017, 10:29 AM
Replies: 12,802
Views: 1,818,072
Posted By sfrantz
I apologize for actually reading your references....

I apologize for actually reading your references. They show that there is no case for electric blanket causing cancer.

The first reference from the IARC is the most complete and accurate one. It...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-26-2016, 08:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 788
Posted By sfrantz
Absolutely worth attending. We attended the...

Absolutely worth attending.

We attended the one in Redmond just when we started full timing. We didn't know if it would be a disaster but we thought we should try it to see. It was well worth...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-08-2016, 06:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 493
Posted By sfrantz
Cubby Door Opens on the Road

Every so often one of our cubby doors will open while on the road. It is usually when we go over uneven roads, so the doors must be flexing. It is not the same door every time, and I have checked the...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 10-06-2016, 04:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,642
Posted By sfrantz
Ray, Thanks. I already did the reset and it...

Ray, Thanks.

I already did the reset and it showed the "FF".

I feel there is a breaker or fuse I am missing, or the "Reset" switch next to the furnace might be malfunctioning.
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 10-05-2016, 10:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,642
Posted By sfrantz
I am having the same issue in my 2008 National...

I am having the same issue in my 2008 National Pacifica. I don't think it is the dip switch since it suddenly disappeared from the options. I tried reseting its DC breaker with no luck. I looked in...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 08-05-2016, 06:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 790
Posted By sfrantz
You may have to do a full reset (press little...

You may have to do a full reset (press little button with paperclip for 10 seconds) and set it up from scratch. You will NEED the master password that is printed on the unit so don't try this if you...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 07-30-2016, 11:17 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,850
Posted By sfrantz
Full time RV Financing

USAA uses Progressive to insure motorhomes, motorcycles, etc. I have not had a problem.

The original question was on financing, not insuring.


When we refinanced our motorhome it turned out...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 07-29-2016, 03:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,846
Posted By sfrantz
Utah Campgrounds

We have enjoyed the following...
Bauer's Canyon Ranch RV Park, Glendale, UT
Bryce Pines, Bryce, UT
Thousand Lakes, Torrey, UT
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 07-07-2016, 08:01 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 37,879
Posted By sfrantz
Expansion Rod

Mine broke too. I don't know if it is quality or just that it is aluminum. I've been using my windshield squeegee but since it is steel it sticks to the magnets.

Has anyone found a better...
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