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Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-04-2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,756
Posted By CatWoman1121
A/C won't turn off

I have them on "auto" - usually when inside temp reaches whatever temp I have them set for, 78 for example, they shut off. Inside temp says 79 and I have put the desired temp on a/c thermostat to 82...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 05-22-2011, 08:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,302
Posted By CatWoman1121
I am concerned about the total weight (payload)...

I am concerned about the total weight (payload) on the truck - since I will be hauling a trailer weighing roughly 16,000 lbs. Truck is rated to two 16,700 and total weight cannot exceed 22,000. Per...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 05-21-2011, 09:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,302
Posted By CatWoman1121
I am concerned with the weight by doing a front...

I am concerned with the weight by doing a front hitch and aesthetics, to be honest.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 05-20-2011, 07:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,302
Posted By CatWoman1121
Michigan - I like your idea the best - but worry...

Michigan - I like your idea the best - but worry about getting in trouble "out there" on the road and ending up in a hell of a mess in some state. Is there a resource anywhere that anyone knows of...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 05-20-2011, 07:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,302
Posted By CatWoman1121
All good input - thanks. I really don't want to...

All good input - thanks. I really don't want to go the front mount route, and certainly don't want to void the warranty. Perhaps the scooter will just be sold. LOL
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 05-19-2011, 07:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,302
Posted By CatWoman1121
okmunky - I thought of that but I am really...

okmunky - I thought of that but I am really worried about the clearance AND the weight on the truck. Fifth wheel weighs about $16k after fully loaded.

Does anyone know if the fifth wheel can pull...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 05-19-2011, 07:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,302
Posted By CatWoman1121
Correct - I will be hauling a fifth wheel.

Correct - I will be hauling a fifth wheel.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 05-16-2011, 07:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,302
Posted By CatWoman1121
Scooter carrier

Hi all -

I am looking for a platform/carrier for the back of the fifth wheel to carry a scooter -50cc moped. I cannot seem to find one other than a hydraulic (not needed) or a hitch model. ...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 03-29-2011, 08:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,305
Posted By CatWoman1121
I don't have a cover, so one less thing to worry...

I don't have a cover, so one less thing to worry about there! Will keep that in mind about removing the hitch. Thanks!
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 03-28-2011, 07:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,305
Posted By CatWoman1121
Okay. I think I found a place that will install...

Okay. I think I found a place that will install the hitch for a reasonable price. Thank you for all the input.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 03-27-2011, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,305
Posted By CatWoman1121
mhs - Thanks. I had pretty much determined I...

mhs - Thanks. I had pretty much determined I wanted the 20k rated hitch but a few have said I'd be okay with the 16k. I would rather have too much than not enough!

If I buy the custom...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 03-27-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,305
Posted By CatWoman1121
Ray - Thanks - I see that the Reese hitches...

Ray -

Thanks - I see that the Reese hitches seem to be quite popular.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 03-26-2011, 07:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,305
Posted By CatWoman1121
Need hitch advice for 5'er

I bought my tow vehicle two weeks ago - 2008 Dodge Ram 3500 quad cab, long bed, 4wd, dually, turbo diesel. Rated to tow up to 16,700 lbs.

Does anyone have recommendations for 5'er hitch and...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 03-26-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,613
Posted By CatWoman1121
I just purchased my tow vehicle - I got lucky and...

I just purchased my tow vehicle - I got lucky and got the deal of the century - 2008 Dodge Ram 3500 quad cab, 4wd, dually with 6,871 miles for $38K. It depends on what you are going to be towing,...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-22-2010, 08:06 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,290
Posted By CatWoman1121
Yes, and I will be doing this alone, so even more...

Yes, and I will be doing this alone, so even more reason to have backup transportation.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-22-2010, 08:06 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,290
Posted By CatWoman1121
lol @ dogpatch - that is exactly what I am afraid...

lol @ dogpatch - that is exactly what I am afraid of.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-22-2010, 08:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,290
Posted By CatWoman1121
That's why I think I can't live without one! :)

That's why I think I can't live without one! :)
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-21-2010, 09:35 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,290
Posted By CatWoman1121
Ron and Dee - I have struggled with this...

Ron and Dee -

I have struggled with this one for a long time but have 99% come to the conclusion that I will need a toad. I will have a 40' DP and if I run out of cat food it's a big hassle to...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-20-2010, 08:13 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,290
Posted By CatWoman1121
Actually the H3 has quite a heft payment. I can...

Actually the H3 has quite a heft payment. I can get a Saturn Vue or something similar and cut payments by 2/3 at least (not to mention insurance.) I'm trying to simplify. LOL. I'd love to keep...
Forum: Full-Timers 11-13-2010, 06:42 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,736
Posted By CatWoman1121
I will be 42 in a week. I am not going to stop...

I will be 42 in a week. I am not going to stop working - I will work on the road with a combination of my current job (I am fortunate enough to work from home), a Mary Kay business, and Workampers. ...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-11-2010, 08:31 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,290
Posted By CatWoman1121
Paw - towing it isn't really the issue. I don't...

Paw - towing it isn't really the issue. I don't need a big RV payment and a big car payment, too. :) The whole point in going FT is to simplify life and stop chasing the dollar.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-08-2010, 10:26 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,290
Posted By CatWoman1121
Thanksk paw. I have decided to get the toad. ...

Thanksk paw. I have decided to get the toad. And have thought about the Jeep!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-15-2010, 07:57 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,082
Posted By CatWoman1121
JMonroe, rough, formerboater: Thank you for ALL...

JMonroe, rough, formerboater: Thank you for ALL the fabulous input. (I am going to try and print this entire thread.) I won't make an "emotional" decision - I have spreadsheets, checklists, etc....
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-12-2010, 08:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,290
Posted By CatWoman1121
Thanks SS - as I am finding out not all vehicles...

Thanks SS - as I am finding out not all vehicles can be towed and it is quite interesting finding a vehicle I actually like that is also towable.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-10-2010, 08:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,290
Posted By CatWoman1121
JC2 - thanks for the link. Ricko - sorry to...

JC2 - thanks for the link.
Ricko - sorry to dissapoint - I just have a Hummer H3 - used, at that! :)
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-10-2010, 03:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,290
Posted By CatWoman1121
Wow - thank you everyone!!! Great input and...

Wow - thank you everyone!!! Great input and certainly ideas galore. I am also glad to hear from some who have gone with toad and without toad and decided with is better. This is one of those things...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-09-2010, 09:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,290
Posted By CatWoman1121
And judge!!! Fancy seeing you here. LOL. ...

And judge!!! Fancy seeing you here. LOL. Thanks to you and korry, too.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-09-2010, 09:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,290
Posted By CatWoman1121
Thanks Ricko....seems the honda CRV is a popular...

Thanks Ricko....seems the honda CRV is a popular tow vehicle??
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-09-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 892
Posted By CatWoman1121
Somewhere, in manual, etc. it should tell you the...

Somewhere, in manual, etc. it should tell you the max towing capacity for your RV.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-09-2010, 07:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,290
Posted By CatWoman1121
To Toad or Not to Toad?

I am going FT in July of 2011 - I am, at this moment, considering NOT having a toad and just relying on rentals, cabs, shuttles (at least for the first part of my journey until I am more comfortable...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-09-2010, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,028
Posted By CatWoman1121
Michguy - I am doing the same thing - getting...

Michguy - I am doing the same thing - getting ready to buy the same thing you are. Thanks for the post and thanks to all who replied with info. Already did some "bookmarking"
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-08-2010, 08:06 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,082
Posted By CatWoman1121
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-07-2010, 08:42 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,082
Posted By CatWoman1121
leafs - so you like the Fleetwood American Coach?

leafs - so you like the Fleetwood American Coach?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-07-2010, 08:42 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,082
Posted By CatWoman1121
Thanks...wow...so much to check on.

Thanks...wow...so much to check on.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-05-2010, 05:00 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,082
Posted By CatWoman1121
jmonroe - thanks...lol cd - very true.

jmonroe - thanks...lol

cd - very true.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-04-2010, 06:18 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,082
Posted By CatWoman1121
That would be "brakes" not...

That would be "brakes" not "breaks"
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-04-2010, 06:18 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,082
Posted By CatWoman1121
Thank you everyone. As someone who has...

Thank you everyone.

As someone who has lost their brakes going down a major hill into Camp Verde, AZ with a Chevy dually pulling a fifth wheel horsetrailer with 4 horses in it, while said...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-03-2010, 11:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,736
Posted By CatWoman1121
You are welcome. I'll update you with any new...

You are welcome. I'll update you with any new info I found out. LOL
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-03-2010, 08:56 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,082
Posted By CatWoman1121
Wow rough...nice

Wow rough...nice
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-03-2010, 08:07 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,082
Posted By CatWoman1121
Gold - thank you! I actually think the unit...

Gold - thank you! I actually think the unit needs to be purchased by the first week of June 2011 at the latest (time to stock it, drive it, etc.) But you are right, time is on my side for sure.
...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-03-2010, 07:24 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,082
Posted By CatWoman1121
womp - very good point! jackrobin - for...

womp - very good point!

jackrobin - for safety reasons being single, younger F traveling alone I don't want to go the separate truck/trailer route (otherwise had thought of truck/5th wheel for...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-02-2010, 07:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,736
Posted By CatWoman1121
Don - It is at Barnes & Noble. :) Amazon,...

Don -

It is at Barnes & Noble. :) Amazon, too, I think. I am sure it has very basic info, but that might be good. I plan on buying quite a few books (already have Living Aboard your RV by...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-02-2010, 07:19 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,082
Posted By CatWoman1121
rough - thank you for all of the input! I...

rough - thank you for all of the input!

I plan on buying from a local dealer unless I absolutely cannot find what I want there - if that is the case I am going to go to Atlanta (4 hours away) or...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-31-2010, 07:41 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,082
Posted By CatWoman1121
Gold - Thanks!!!! See, all this stuff I...

Gold -

Thanks!!!! See, all this stuff I find out when I am on here?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-31-2010, 07:40 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,082
Posted By CatWoman1121
Hey Ricko - Thanks, I have thought of...

Hey Ricko -

Thanks, I have thought of that. Unfortunately for me, my business requires that I keep NC as my domicile and that my mailing address, etc. be here. We have monstrous personal...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-31-2010, 05:30 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,082
Posted By CatWoman1121
Ok, I wasn't sure if both gas and diesel were set...

Ok, I wasn't sure if both gas and diesel were set up the same way for the gennies. That is good to know!!! And I was informed by my handy-dandy salesman (who is probably scarred for life after 4...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 08-31-2010, 05:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,407
Posted By CatWoman1121
If you have Sprint service and a droid phone (Evo...

If you have Sprint service and a droid phone (Evo 4g) you get unlimited internet access (no 5g restrictions like other plans/aircards) if you connect using your phone.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-30-2010, 07:57 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,082
Posted By CatWoman1121
Whew. I think I lost a few brain cells reading...

Whew. I think I lost a few brain cells reading all those last 6 or 7 posts. And a few giggles at "incinerating myself" and "push rod going through the seat" - got a visual on both of those and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-29-2010, 09:52 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,082
Posted By CatWoman1121
Yes, I am on this site and one other one and...

Yes, I am on this site and one other one and stalk the forums reading all I can. :) The decision was an easy one - I am 41, single (now), no kids, work from home already (take job on the road) - so...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-29-2010, 09:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,736
Posted By CatWoman1121
donrickey - there actually is a book called...

donrickey - there actually is a book called "rving for dummies" and I plan on buying it, too! I am just starting out in my search for an RV and going FT.
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