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Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-16-2017, 03:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 573
Posted By TheOldMan76
Converter question

Just finished with hurricane Irma, and the 5er was w/o shore power for about a week. Went to deploy the slide, and everything was dead. 2 nearly new deep cycle 12volt batteries in parallel, read 2.5...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-16-2017, 02:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,819
Posted By TheOldMan76
Heat Pump

If in fact the unit is a heat pump, when you switched to heat, and it produced heat, the compressor is not toast! It has to "compress" whether in cooling mode or heating mode. If you could barely...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 08-12-2017, 02:54 PM
Replies: 631
Views: 90,037
Posted By TheOldMan76
MCCSIX. That's interesting. spent 4 yrs at...

MCCSIX. That's interesting. spent 4 yrs at Atsugi, right across the street from the flight line, in the Link shack.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 08-07-2017, 08:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,484
Posted By TheOldMan76
Has anybody figured out how to dump their uverse...

Has anybody figured out how to dump their uverse internet and use only the mobley in it's place?
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 08-06-2017, 02:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,484
Posted By TheOldMan76
thanks for the tip - I'll unplug it tonight

thanks for the tip - I'll unplug it tonight
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 08-06-2017, 05:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,484
Posted By TheOldMan76
I have my mobley in the S&B, with a home made AC...

I have my mobley in the S&B, with a home made AC adapter. It works great - but - it turns off overnight, every night. It is set to no time out. any ideas?
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 07-31-2017, 02:34 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,133
Posted By TheOldMan76
We never had a telephone when I was growing up,...

We never had a telephone when I was growing up, in an emergency, one of ran a block to the nearest neighbors, and asked to borrow his phone. Grew up with an outhouse, wood burning kitchen stove, bath...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 07-29-2017, 06:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 787
Posted By TheOldMan76
Everything seems to work OK when I reconnect the...

Everything seems to work OK when I reconnect the ATT 296 router. OS Is windows 10.
I would like to drop the ATT Uverse system and operate solely on Mobley, however it appear that if I disconnect the...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 07-28-2017, 01:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 787
Posted By TheOldMan76
Please Help me with Mobley

After using the Mobley for 3 months, and very happy with the results, I decided
disconnect my home computer from att DSL (uvrse) and use the Mobley exclusively. My laptop, wifes cellphone, wireless...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 07-26-2017, 01:56 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 51,094
Posted By TheOldMan76
Don't leave us hanging!!!

I sat here and read through this whole thing, and I'm intrigued! Please finish up and give us the outcome.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 07-25-2017, 11:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,781
Posted By TheOldMan76
Cool Beware AT&T Billing!

Purchased the Mobley from ABC Whse and tried to activate it on 6/16/17.
Got nowhere on the phone (isn't it great that the largest phone co in the world cant handle their own business via...
Forum: Just Conversation 07-08-2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 762
Views: 123,567
Posted By TheOldMan76
rgvtexan - I was ther in 1056 -Atsugi-should I...

rgvtexan - I was ther in 1056 -Atsugi-should I know you?
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-08-2017, 05:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,636
Posted By TheOldMan76
As we get older, it becomes more and more...

As we get older, it becomes more and more important to use a check list. As far as age is concerned, I'll be 79 in a few days, and we've been on the road for about a month with a 5 yr old. She's a...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-04-2017, 06:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,471
Posted By TheOldMan76
Beware of Coach Net! Pulled up the hill from...

Beware of Coach Net! Pulled up the hill from Deadwood S.D. to Hidden Valley CG (6% grade for about 9 miles), The old gal pulled fine. Had a hard time placing the 5th wheel in the spot because of...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 06-29-2017, 06:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 733
Posted By TheOldMan76
Would you believe it's raining here again this...

Would you believe it's raining here again this morning?
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 06-28-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 733
Posted By TheOldMan76
What a Trip!

We left Florida, headed for Mt Rushmore, just ahead of the tropical depression.
Never thought it was going to amt to anything, but drove in solid rain for five days, Finally made it to Pine Bluff...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-15-2017, 05:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 829
Posted By TheOldMan76
On my Alumacraft, the bin opened up directly...

On my Alumacraft, the bin opened up directly under the sofa. It wouldn't take much imagination for someone to shove a kid (or small person), thru there and unlock the door, let alone any odor...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-14-2017, 01:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,249
Posted By TheOldMan76
I think the most important is the restroom/shower...

I think the most important is the restroom/shower area, with enough water pressure to comfortably shower, and a flexible hose on the shower head so handicap can wash better.
and at least clean...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 06-14-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,726
Posted By TheOldMan76
Filled and dumped the tank 4 times from the...

Filled and dumped the tank 4 times from the inside, and finally running absolutely clear.
Went outside and tried to run the hose with a sweeper nozzle up from there, couldn't get past the bends....
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 06-14-2017, 09:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,726
Posted By TheOldMan76
Took the garden hose inside and completely filled...

Took the garden hose inside and completely filled the black tank, right up into the bowl of the toilet. Checking underneath, it remained completely dry, and the level never went down for 2 hours....
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 06-13-2017, 12:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,726
Posted By TheOldMan76
Well, we opted to come home and work on the...

Well, we opted to come home and work on the problem. Had some health concerns too, so came back to see the Dr., then tackle the poo. When we first discovered the problem, while on the trip, we cut a...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 06-09-2017, 05:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,726
Posted By TheOldMan76
The valve is working, I can shut off the flow...

The valve is working, I can shut off the flow when I have backflushed with the hose. I can push the snake all the way into the tank with no resistance, but evidently the small hole it makes in the...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 06-08-2017, 03:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,726
Posted By TheOldMan76
Angry Help! My 5ver is constipated!

I pretty much completed the renovation of the 30SKS Alumacraft, took it on a shakedown cruise for a couple of days. Everything went pretty well, came home and went over the punch list, and headed...
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 06-03-2017, 12:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,128
Posted By TheOldMan76
Smile Celibate

Many Many years ago, a young gentleman decided he needed to dedicate his life to the church, and entered a group of like minded older men who spent their whole lives as scribes, copying the...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 06-02-2017, 09:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 567
Posted By TheOldMan76
Question Inefficient AC?

Is a 15000 BTU ac sufficient to cool a 30' 5th wheel in 95 - 100 degree outside temps? Should it keep inside temps below 80 in that environment?
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 05-28-2017, 01:41 PM
Replies: 3,157
Views: 369,292
Posted By TheOldMan76
I got on the ATT chat line and spent a half hour...

I got on the ATT chat line and spent a half hour with the guy who finally said there was no power saver setting on the Mobley beyond 2 hrs. Disagreed with him, telling him I had several friends who...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 05-28-2017, 06:28 AM
Replies: 3,157
Views: 369,292
Posted By TheOldMan76
Still Need Help!!

Cannot seem to figure out how to change the Mobley power saver to "never"
I have the version 1.0.1 according to attwifimanager. but cannot get beyond 2 hours. I've read that sometimes it takes...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 05-26-2017, 01:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 667
Posted By TheOldMan76
Talking Ready to go - I guess

Been working on renovating/remodeling this 30SKS Alumacraft 5th wheel for almost a year. (Little time off for medical etc.) This year we acquired full time custody of a 5yr old redheaded great grand...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 05-23-2017, 02:58 PM
Replies: 3,157
Views: 369,292
Posted By TheOldMan76
Wouldn"it be great to be a nerd?

After letting the Mobley rest over Sunday, and my frustrations to ebb, I came back to the camper Monday afternoon (When the Fl sun is too hot to do anything else), ready to do battle with AT&T....
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 05-22-2017, 02:11 PM
Replies: 3,157
Views: 369,292
Posted By TheOldMan76
I'm beginning to feel like a redheaded stepchild!...

I'm beginning to feel like a redheaded stepchild! A sper my last post, I could not connect the Mobley to wifi. Got away from it for a day, plugged it back in this afternoon, and it works. Still can't...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 05-22-2017, 05:15 AM
Replies: 3,157
Views: 369,292
Posted By TheOldMan76
Holding the reset button depresses until #1 light...

Holding the reset button depresses until #1 light turns red is supposed to reset to factory settings. Evidently this one doesn't.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 05-21-2017, 05:42 AM
Replies: 3,157
Views: 369,292
Posted By TheOldMan76
Angry Life is Hell!

Got back from the AT&T store with an operational Mobley! Plugged my home made power adapter into the 12V lighter socket on the TV antenna amp, and voila! it works. Only thing connected to it was the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-20-2017, 04:34 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,226
Posted By TheOldMan76
State Farm - if you have towing coverage, it will...

State Farm - if you have towing coverage, it will pay for lockout,
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 05-19-2017, 02:50 PM
Replies: 3,157
Views: 369,292
Posted By TheOldMan76
Finally got it working!

After the boondoggle of purchasing the wrong adapter cable, I went to the junk yard, and the guy cut out an OBD2 plug off a chevy for $5. dug thru my misc junk and found a cigarette lighter plug....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-19-2017, 02:28 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,226
Posted By TheOldMan76
Not my day!

Had to run into town (20 miles) for a couple of things today. Thought I'd exercise the TV (F350) since it hasn't been used much lately. Got in & started it up, and DW asked "how did you break the...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 05-17-2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3,157
Views: 369,292
Posted By TheOldMan76
gonna be dumb, you gota be tuff!

Of course I didn't get the mobley powered up in the fifth wheel, I now have 2 male OBD2 plugs! back to the drawing board! I'll check the plug in the F350 in the morning and see if it's compatible, if...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 05-17-2017, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3,157
Views: 369,292
Posted By TheOldMan76
It's here, now all I've got to do - - -

The Mobley arrived this AM via FedEx from ABC. Since I intend to use this in the 5th wheel, I purchased the OBD2 plug to cigarette lighter adapter from Amazon. Check ed it with an ohm meter, pin 16...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-12-2017, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 456
Posted By TheOldMan76
Where do I find model #

Time to work on rebuilding and installing the awning. Where do I find model etc., on Carefree of Colorado awning?
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 05-12-2017, 11:19 AM
Replies: 3,157
Views: 369,292
Posted By TheOldMan76
ABC warehouse

Queried ABC via landline yesterday as to my order, since I saw people here who had received thiers that ordered the same day I did. When they called back, she said they were having problems with...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 05-12-2017, 06:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 676
Posted By TheOldMan76
Recliners in the way

Just finishing up the remodel on the Alumascape. Had the 2 recliners out while working. Finally set them back in place (they are HEAVY). The slide, holding the couch and dinette, will not come all...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 05-10-2017, 02:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,086
Posted By TheOldMan76
Angry Allure from Home Depot is not the answer

I installed Allure vinyl laminate in my previous 5th wheel, and really liked it, although it did open up some small cracks where the pieces butted together.
I had almost a full case left, so when I...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 05-05-2017, 06:49 AM
Replies: 3,157
Views: 369,292
Posted By TheOldMan76
Thanks

X2 on ABC - unless I receive further notice that they're out of stock I think I got one too!
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 05-03-2017, 07:09 AM
Replies: 3,157
Views: 369,292
Posted By TheOldMan76
I guess I'm too late

Just ran onto this thread, and after reading all the posts, decided I'd best get on the band wagon. Best Buy doesn't have any Mobleys, either on site or on Ebay. AT&T chat informed they were sold out...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 05-02-2017, 09:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,730
Posted By TheOldMan76
Avoid Mississippi

Last summer, coming south thru Mississippi, I've never seen roads that bad. They had tried to fill the potholes with asphalt, and ended up with deeper holes big enough that some of them you had to...
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 05-02-2017, 05:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,803
Posted By TheOldMan76
Needs windows

I'd have to add windows in the over bed area for light & ventilation
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 05-02-2017, 05:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,671
Posted By TheOldMan76
Genny bent the frame

Last 5th wheel (Alpenlite 25) had a well built rack welded to the frame when I purchased. I installed a 250# genny, 12 gallon gas tank, small gas grill and a plastic tool box that held the gen...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-29-2017, 06:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By TheOldMan76
Angry Spring supports are killing me!

4/20/17, I posted a thread here indicating my frustrations with a supplier where I had problems buying a gas spring to support my 5th wheel bed. Got that settled, but still no spring. Found a pair on...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-25-2017, 12:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 586
Posted By TheOldMan76
Rear shocks for hauling 5th wheel

Tine for a set of shocks on my 2000 F350 prior to summer camping trip. Not interested in high dollar Billsteins etc., just a decent set that will do the job. Anybody got any recommendations?
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 04-24-2017, 05:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,858
Posted By TheOldMan76
What is 4 season?

I've spent almost a year, part time, renovating a 2000 30SKS. I have no idea what constitutes "4 Season", but everyplace I've had occasion to open up either the floor, or walls, it appears that...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 04-24-2017, 05:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 447
Posted By TheOldMan76
Leaky toilet

The Thetford toilet would not hold water when I got the 5er. Finally got around to pulling the thing. It was badly coated with hard calcium deposits, probably bad water for a long time. Completely...
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