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Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 04-12-2019, 06:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,319
Posted By kksalmon
Class action law suit

I wonder after learning how widespread and over so many years why hasn't there been a class action suit? Let's get one going! Anyone know it works?
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 04-06-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 649
Posted By kksalmon
So... do you think it's possibly Camping World...

So... do you think it's possibly Camping World would have been aware of this two years after the problem started? I think so! But they never mentioned it to me. It just the business. Sad!
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 04-06-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,319
Posted By kksalmon
Were you the original owner?

Were you the original owner?
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 04-06-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,319
Posted By kksalmon
Were you an original owner!

Were you an original owner!
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 04-06-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,319
Posted By kksalmon
Cap Fade

I just want to pass along some information I recently learned.
I own a 2016 Cedar Creek 38FB2 5th wheel I purchased used in 2017. I noticed the top of the front caps fading. I contact Forest River...
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 04-06-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 649
Posted By kksalmon
Cap fade

I just want to pass along some information I recently learned.
I own a 2016 Cedar Creek 38FB2 5th wheel I purchased used in 2017. I noticed the top of the front caps fading. I contact Forest River...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 12-23-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,735
Posted By kksalmon
Rotate the kingpin coupler 180 degrees

I purchased the Anderson Ultimate. I was very disappointed that it scuffed up the top of box side rails while turning on (2018 GMC 3500 6.5' box). So I contacted Anderson and they suggested I rotate...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-26-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,646
Posted By kksalmon
Update from Carrabelle RV Resort

I spoke with them yesterday. They said thing were pretty much back to normal at their park. Internet and all other services are running fine. Hwy 98 West of Carrabelle has some temporary patches and...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-20-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By kksalmon
Florida rodent prevention

We are going to spend our 1st winter in Florida (Fort Myers). Assuming that the RV park we are staying at do their part as responsible owner, what should we expect and/or plan for?
Thank you,
Kim&...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-19-2018, 05:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,646
Posted By kksalmon
Carrabelle, FL hurricane damage

We are booked in at "Carrabelle RV Resort" for a week start in November 22nd (on our way to Fort Myers for the winter). The resort posted they had minimal damage and expected to have power back in a...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 09-18-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 676
Posted By kksalmon
5th wheel front storage skirt

Looking to enclose the area on the front side of the trailer so I have place to store my bikes and kayaks. Who make a good one for a reasonable price? Which fastener works best?
Thank you,
Kim
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 08-27-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By kksalmon
Window protection while stored

I have broke two windows on my 5th wheel in a year by lawn mowers throwing stones. One by me and the other by my neighbor. This is so frustrated. I'm thinking I need to cut some hard board (1" or 2")...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 08-23-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 14,082
Posted By kksalmon
We purchased a previously owned 2016 Cedar Creek...

We purchased a previously owned 2016 Cedar Creek 38FBD in Dec. of 2017. I broke one of the large window (mower threw a rock). We were leaving on a two month trip in two weekend and we were very...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 08-16-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,197
Posted By kksalmon
Tire covers recommendation

I'm thinking about buying a set of tire covers in hopes it will extend the life of my tires. It looks like there are a lot to choose from. What's working for you? I have tandem axle. Single or double...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 08-09-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 887
Posted By kksalmon
Tire/wheel Maintenance

My buddy says rotate tire and repack bearings every 3,ooo miles. His buddy says every 6,000 mile. Camping World says 12,000 or once a year. Who's right and what's the best/most econoimical way to get...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 08-01-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 574
Posted By kksalmon
Cargo slide trays

I've decided to research putting a cargo sliding tray (36x90) in the pass thru of my 5th wheeler. I Know I'm going to loose some space but I think I can minimize that in the end with some wall bins...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-31-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 397
Posted By kksalmon
Cargo sliding trays

I've decided to research putting a cargo sliding tray (36x90) in the pass thru of my 5th wheeler. I Know I'm going to loose some space but I think I can minimize that in the end with some wall bins...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 07-08-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,346
Posted By kksalmon
So what does the jet pack do/how does it work? I...

So what does the jet pack do/how does it work? I have an unlimited Verison plan.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 07-08-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,346
Posted By kksalmon
WIFI at RV parks/camp grounds.

Most advertise free WIFI and IMO should put [moderator edit] in front of it. I think my equipment is good. What are doing to improve your service?
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 06-11-2018, 06:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,017
Posted By kksalmon
I love my Anderson hitch and I use their chains....

I love my Anderson hitch and I use their chains. I just don't want any problems with law enforcement and it adds another level of safety for $100.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 06-05-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,671
Posted By kksalmon
Update

I made another call to Forest River today. I got a hold of the Parts Manager and told her my story. She ask for my information and then said she was sending a new window to me. I asked how I was...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 06-04-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,671
Posted By kksalmon
For what it's worth

Forest river has the window I need but the're doing inventory and can't pull it until early July. Supervisor hasn't retuned calls. So if you need something they have don't call in June....

Camping...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 06-02-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,671
Posted By kksalmon
shatter window

The big window on the slide-out of our 5th wheel was hit by a rock while I was mowing today and shattered the outside pane. I Spoke to a Tech at Good Sams "RV Care Elite" (which we are members of)...
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 06-02-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 467
Posted By kksalmon
Shattered window

The big window on the slide-out of our 5th wheel was hit by a rock while I was mowing today and shattered the outside pane. I Spoke to a Tech at Good Sams "RV Care Elite" (which we are members of)...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 05-30-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 759
Posted By kksalmon
Awning sun blocker/drape/drop recommendation

We have a 16' Dometic electric awning on our 5th wheeler. We would like to add a sun blocker/drape/drop.
We like the ones that have a zipper up top so you don't have to rethread every time, you...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-25-2018, 07:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,533
Posted By kksalmon
Personalized camp sign hanger

Our kids gave us a beautiful personalized cedar camp sign. I'm looking for some ideas on how to hang/display it at our campsites. I'm assuming most parks don't want you putting any kind of a pole in...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-13-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 428
Posted By kksalmon
Winegard G2+ Satellite help please

I purchased a used (2016) 5th wheel with a Winegard G2+ satellite already installed on the roof. The previous owner had it set up for Dish and included the box and remote. But I have Direct TV (which...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-01-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 705
Posted By kksalmon
Your propane usage

I know I'm at risk of asking the stupidest question ever on IRV2. But here it goes.
We will be using propane to heat water primary for showering and a little stove top cooking. Our refrigerator is...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 04-25-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,667
Posted By kksalmon
Ok, I skipped the pan. It did not make enough...

Ok, I skipped the pan. It did not make enough sense in the final analysis. The install went well. Splendide sent 1" of extra dryer vent hose (AH's). I bought the stainless water hoses and more...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 04-18-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,667
Posted By kksalmon
installing wash/dryer in my 5th wheel

I have purchased the Splendide stackable washer/dryer (vent outside) set for our 5th wheel. I intend to install myself. The instructions appears pretty straight forward. I did purchase a pan to put...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 04-16-2018, 07:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 641
Posted By kksalmon
cold weather travel considerations

We live in Wisconsin. In December we are taking our rig to Florida for a few months. I'm think there's no way to avoid winterizing. I can summarize when we get far enough South. But I'm just...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 04-12-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,053
Posted By kksalmon
I just finished installing the Progressive 50 amp...

I just finished installing the Progressive 50 amp system. I routed mine to inside of my pass through storage so I would easy access in the future.I hate that 6 gauge wire! It's more stubborn than a...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 03-29-2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,808
Posted By kksalmon
I'm also going to install a w/d in my 5'er next...

I'm also going to install a w/d in my 5'er next month. So I've been researching too. The only thing that I thought that was interesting was a tech rep told me to run the hole saw backwards on the...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 02-19-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,011
Posted By kksalmon
Rapid City SD to Jackson WY

We're heading west on 90. We want to get off at Rapid City SD on 16 and head South to 25. Take 25 over to Casper. Then take 26 from Casper to 191 on into Jackson WY. If you've traveled this route...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 02-19-2018, 06:32 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,489
Posted By kksalmon
My Yamaha 6300 watt weighs 200# dry. There is...

My Yamaha 6300 watt weighs 200# dry. There is plenty of room in the front storage of our 5th wheel. I just need to fabricate a swing arm winch to get it in and out of the storage.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 02-18-2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,489
Posted By kksalmon
That's the one I have. I'm afraid to leave it in...

That's the one I have. I'm afraid to leave it in the back of the truck, so I'm going to work with my local weld shop to fabricate a winch and swing arm to get it in and out of the front storage.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 02-18-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,489
Posted By kksalmon
We went big! Yamaha 6300 watt (200# dry weight)....

We went big! Yamaha 6300 watt (200# dry weight). But we also want to be able to use it at our house. So I'm going to work with my local welding shop this spring to fabricate a winch to get in and out...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 02-18-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 845
Posted By kksalmon
We have the same trailer (2016) and ordered the...

We have the same trailer (2016) and ordered the 2018 GMC Denali crew cab. Make sure you get the one ton. I'd like to tell you how much we enjoy it but we haven't gone anywhere yet. I've been drive...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 02-18-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,125
Posted By kksalmon
Water hoses and electrical cords

What are you carrying on board?
I was thinking a 25' and 50' water hose might cover it.
Regarding the electrical cord I was thinking a 25' and a 50' cords would be adequate.
But I'm not certain...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 02-18-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,961
Posted By kksalmon
I just ordered the SnapPad xtra (6pk) for $149....

I just ordered the SnapPad xtra (6pk) for $149. Take and additional $10 off by typing relief in the discount/coupon box. Included freight and no tax to WI.
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 02-12-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,568
Posted By kksalmon
RV mattress options

Our 5'er came with a king mattress (Serta "Winding road"). We have not slept a night on it yet, but we are use to a high end pillow top. After measuring it, it's about 5" narrower than a standard...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 01-30-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,634
Posted By kksalmon
On board tool box. What's in yours?

I understand the basics screw diver set, wenches, socket set, ECT.
But what else must you have when you're on the road?
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 01-27-2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 965
Posted By kksalmon
We have progressive and we were able to set the...

We have progressive and we were able to set the value. And if we have total loss that's what we will get, plus contents.
The rate was competitive
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 01-24-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,961
Posted By kksalmon
I have been studying this subject for a while. I...

I have been studying this subject for a while. I was really thinking the "RV Snap pads" were the answer (I was just trying to find a deal). Then I saw these Anderson "Jack Blocks" and they make so...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 01-15-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,931
Posted By kksalmon
What's your favorite navigation tool

What works best for you? Garmin or Magellan or Rand McNally or something else? I see a lot of negative reviews in my research of the different units. I assume most are user error and some are...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 01-14-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,152
Posted By kksalmon
This is new stuff to me. But I live in the...

This is new stuff to me. But I live in the country and my signal is alway weak. Is there unit that I could use in our 5th wheel when we're traveling and then plug into the house when we're home? ...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 01-11-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 833
Posted By kksalmon
Keyless entry system recommendation

I'd like switch out the factory keyed lockset on my 5th wheel for a keyless unit. Whats working for you?
Thanks,
Kim
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 01-11-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,398
Posted By kksalmon
I have the puck system in my truck. I need a 2...

I have the puck system in my truck. I need a 2 5/16 pop in ball ($100) and the Anderson hitch ($650) and I'm rolling. I could add safety chains for an additional $125. Good luck!
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 01-06-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 850
Posted By kksalmon
Water softener

Is anyone using these? How well do they work? Which unit do you recommend?
Thank You,
Kim
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 01-03-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,412
Posted By kksalmon
It has arrived!

The hitch showed up today! I had to get it out of the box and check it out. It's a work of art.
I think I still want to move forward with the safety chains just to avoid any problems with the law...
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